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ROBERT A. GOODIN
617 Alvarado Road
Berkeley, CA 95705
(415) 392-7900

EDUCATION
Harvard University, BA
University of California (Berkeley), Boalt Hall School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Goodin, MacBride, Squeri, Schlotz & Ritchie, 1978 - present
FoundiLitigation Associate, San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Women Lawyers; California Women Lawyers; Queens Bench; San Francisco Bar Association, Executive Committee of the Litigation Section; American Bar Association; Association of Business Trial Lawyers; American Arbitration Associations Panel of Arbitrators; lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.

Other Activities: Director, San Francisco Legal Aid Society (1994-95);President, Boalt Hall Alumni Association Board of Directors; Chancellors committee to select a new law school dean, 1991-1992; Boalt Halls Admissions Policy Task Force, 1992; U.C. Berkeley Foundation, trustee (1994-96); California College of Arts & Crafts Board of Trustees (1988-present); Board of Directors of the Womens Campaign Fund (1992).

Isdls Participation: Participated in Legal Exchanges with the Palestinian Authority, Bolivia, Egypt and Jordan.




DOUGLAS R. YOUNG
235 Montgomery Street, Suite 3000
San Francisco, California 94104
(415) 954-4400

EDUCATION
Yale University, BA
University of California (Berkeley), Boalt Hall School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Farella, Braun & Martel, LL.P., 1978 - present
Chair, Litigation Department; Member, firm Executive Committee San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1976 - 1977
Law Clerk to the Hon. Alfonso J. Zirpoli, San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; co-founder, Legal Evaluation Group, Inc.; appointed Special Master in federal litigation; Judge Pro Team, San Francisco Superior Court, 1990-present, San Francisco Muni-Court, 1984-1987; American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator; American Law Institute, member (elected); member, past president, California Academy of Appellate Lawyers; Lawyer Representative from the Northern District of California to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference; Ninth Circuits Advisory Committee on Rules of Practice and Internal Operating Procedures, 1993-98; Criminal Justice Act Defense Panel, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; Member, Board of Directors, Bar Association of San Francisco, 1990-91 (recipient, Award of Merit, 1989); Member, First District Appellate Lawyers Liaison Committee, 1992-present; Board of Governors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter, 1992-present; Member (Master), San Francisco Inn of Court.

Publications: Co-author, California Trial Handbook 2d (Bancroft-Whitney, 1987); California Trial Handbook 3d (Bancroft-Whitney, 1992) (with the Hon. Richard P. Byrne as an additional author Co-author, The Trial Lawyers Book: Preparing and Winning Cases (Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Co., 1990); Materials for CACJ/CPDA Criminal Law Seminars; Co-author, Negotiations and Settlement for California Lawyers and Judges (Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1991); Co-author, Negotiation and Settlement (Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1992); author, "Rethinking The Specific-General Intent Doctrine in California Criminal Law," 63 Cal. L. Rev. 1352 (1976); author, "Attorney-Client Privilege in Federal Courts," CEB Federal Practice Institute (California Continuing Education of the Bar, 199-1995 editions); "Entrapment in Federal Bribery and Corruption Cases," Complex Crime Journal (ABA 1994); Editorial Board Member, Northern District of California Digest (published by Bar Association of San Francisco, 1982-1984); miscellaneous other journal and educational publications.

Teaching Faculty: National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Hastings College of Advocacy; California Continuing Education of the Bar; Practicing Law Institute; Litigation Section of the State Bar of California; Price Waterhouse/NITA Expert Witness Seminars; The Rutter Group; Federal Practice Program of the US District Court for the Northern District of California; California Appellate Project; CACJ/CPDA Criminal Law Seminars. Visiting Lecturer in Law, School of Law (Boalt Hall), University of California at Berkeley, 1986, 1990, 1991. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Hastings College of the Law, 1990-91.

Isdls Participation: Delegate, Legal Exchange Projects in Uruguay, Mexico, Panama, Egypt, and Bolivia; with protocol visits to Argentina, Chile, and Greece.




MICHAEL J. LIGHTFOOT
655 South Hope Street, 13th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90017
(213) 622-4750

EDUCATION
University of Virginia Law School, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Talcott, Lightfoot, Vandevelde, Woehrle & Sadowsky, 1985 - present
Founding Partner Los Angeles, CA
1973 - 1985
Professor Los Angeles, CA

U.S. District Attorneys Office, 1968 - 1973
Federal Prosecutor Los Angeles, CA

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, 1964 - 1968
Attorney, Washington, DC

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: Twice served terms as delegate to United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference; member, Judicial Investigation Committee, California State Court

Isdls Participation: Participated in Legal Exchanges in Malaysia, Bolivia, Mexico, Tunisia, Egypt, the West Bank and Gaza.




ALEXANDER L. BRAINERD
505 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 494-3900

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Quinn, Urquhart & Emmanuel
Partner

Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon

RELATED EXPERIENCE
ADR Experience: Evaluator for the Early Neutral Evaluation program, US District Court, Northern District of California; arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association; founder and evaluator of the Legal Evaluation Group (private ENE and ADR firm).
Legal Teaching: Instructor, Federal Practice Program, US District Court, Northern District of California; Instructor, Hastings College of Trial Advocacy; Instructor, National Institute of Trial Advocacy.

Publications: "Minimizing Attorney Liability in the Context of Limited Partnership Offerings;" "Liability on the Contract," Chapter 5; "Stuck with a Big Case in Arbitration, How to Win It."

Isdls Participation: Delegate to the Palestinian Authority (1995) and Egypt (March - April 1993).




EDWARD P. DAVIS, JR
160 West Santa Clara Street, Suite 1300
San Jose, California 95113
(408) 975-4000

EDUCATION
Stanford University, BA
Santa Clara University School of Law, JD, Magna Cum Laude

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Genesis Law Group, LLP 1996 - present
Founding Partner, San Jose, CA

Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, 1987 - 1996
Partner, San Francisco, CA

Rankin, Oneal, Center, Luckhardt & Lund, 1978 - 1987
Member

Office of The U.S. Attorney General, 1975 - 1978
Assistant U.S. Attorney, San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1973 - 1975
Law Clerk for the Hon. Oliver J. Carter, Chief Judge, San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching: Stanford University School of Law Advocacy Skills Workshop (1993 - present); Adjunct Faculty, University of Santa Clara School of Law (1990 - 1996); Faculty Member, Federal Trial Practice Program, Northern District of California (1985 - 1994); Faculty Member, Hastings Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy, Bublic Law Institute (1980 - 1988); Instructor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of Law (1974 - 1975).

Professional Activities: Board of Directors (1986 - present), Vice President (1987 - 1995), and Trustee (1995 - present), Federal Bar Association, Northern District of California Chapter; Attorney Advisory Board, First Amendment Coalition (1988 - present); Board of Directors (1987 - present) and Chair (1990 - present), Economic & Social Opportunities, Inc.; Board of Directors (1989 - 1991), Santa Clara University School of Law Alumni Association; Board of Visitors, Case Western Reserve School of Law (1997).

Honors and Awards: Loren Miller Legal Services Award for 1991, State Bar of California; Award for Superior Performance, US Department of Justice (1976); Lawyer Delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference (1983 - 1985); Freedom of Information Award, Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter (1988).

Publications: Co-author, "Protection of Opinion Under the First Amendment," Litigating Libel and Privacy Suits, Practicing Law Institute (1996); Co-author, "Protection of Opinion Under the First Amendment," Litigating Libel and Privacy Suits, Practicing Law Institute (1994); Co-author, "The Great Debate on Courtroom Cameras: Hostility Traced to Utmost Desire for Secret System," California State Bar Bulletin, February 1992; Comment, "Sovereign Immunity: An Anathema to the Constitutional Tort," 12 Santa Clara Law Review 543 (1972).
ADR Experience: Fee Arbitration Committee, Santa Clara County Bar Association (1985-95); Judge Pro Tempore, Santa Clara County Superior Court; Northern District of California Early Neutral Evaluation Program, US District Court (1988 - present).

Isdls Participation: Participated in Legal Exchanges with Egypt, India, and the Palestinian National Authority.




WILLIAM B. GRIFFIN
Spear Street Tower
One Market Plaza, Room 2307
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 442-1540

EDUCATION
University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), BA
University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), MSPH
Wake Forest University School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, 1984 - present
Partner, 1989 - present
Associate, 1984 - 1989
San Francisco, CA

LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, 1979 - 1984
Associate, San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCES

Professional Affiliations: National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Faculty Member for National and Western Regional programs (1990-94); Chairman, Federal Practice Program, Northern District of California (1993); Editorial Board, Mass Tort Litigator, Andrews Publications (1994-95); Member, ABA Products Liability Committee, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devise Subcommittee.

Professional Activities: Started a legal movement to reduce costs and give more control to companies facing mass tort litigation.
Bar Associations: American Bar Association; State Bar of California; State Bar of New York; Bar Association of San Francisco.

Publications: "Web Sites for Product Liability Lawyers," The Internet Newsletter: Legal & Business Aspects, July, 1996; American Lawyer, August, 1995; "Caught in the Web," San Francisco Daily Journal, July 14, 1995; "Global Resolution Under Federal Rule 23," Andrews Publications, October 1994; "The Breast Implant Global Settlement: A Good Deal for the Wrong Reasons!" Mealeys Litigation Reports, August 11, 1994; "Reforming Medical Device Liability," Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry, May, 1994; "Breast-Implant Stampede - How Mass Tort Plaintiffs Wield Undue Leverage Over Manufacturers," San Francisco Daily Journal, April 5, 1994; "Minimizing Liability Risk," Avoiding Corporate Crisis Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 24 and 25, 1994; Abstract - Tort Reform, American College of Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 12, 1993.

Isdls Participation: Delegate: Palestinian Legal Study (1996); El Salvador Legal Exchange Project (1995); Bolivia Legal Exchange Project (1993).
Other International Legal Reform Experience: Delegate, People to People (USSR) Conference, Union of Soviet Lawyers, 1991.




SUSAN J. HARRIMAN
62 Ramona Avenue
San Francisco, California 94103
(415) 391-5400

EDUCATION
Brown University, BA
University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of Law, JD, Magna Cum Laude

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Keker & Van Nest, 1985 - present
Partner, San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1984 - 1985
Law Clerk to Robert F. Peckham, Chief Judge of the U.S. District San Francisco, CA

Stanford Law School, 1983 - 1984
Teaching fellow Palo Alto, CA

Committee on House Administration, 1979 - 1980
Training Specialist, House Information Systems, Washington, DC

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: Co-Chair, Steering Committee, American Civil Liberties Union; member, State Bar of California; member, San Francisco Women Lawyers Alliance; faculty, ABA National Institute: The Woman Advocate 94.

Publications: Contributing editor, Wests California Litigation Forms, Civil Trials and Evidence, (West 1996); author, "Saying Whoa to Drug Search," Criminal Procedure, The Recorder, November 29, 1990; Note, "Parens Patriae Actions on Behalf of Indirect Purchasers: Do They Survive Illinois Brick?" 34 Hast. L.J. 179 (1982).

Isdls Participation: Participated in Legal Exchanges with the Palestinian Authority, Bolivia, Egypt and Jordan.




JOHN W. KEKER
1155 Greenwich Street
San Francisco, California 94109
(415) 391-5400

EDUCATION
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, BA
Yale University, School of Law, LL.B.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Keker & Van Nest, 1973 - present
Attorney San Francisco, CA

Iran-Contra Independent Counsels Office, 1987 - 1989
Chief Prosecutor, United State v. Oliver North Washington, DC

U.S. District Court for The Northern District of California, 1971 - 1973
Assistant Federal Public Defender San Francisco, CA

Natural Resources Defense Counsel, 1971
Staff Attorney Washington, DC

U.S. Supreme Court, 1970 - 1971
Law Clerk to Retired Chief Justice Earl Warren Washington, DC

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: Lawyer Delegate, Ninth Circuit Judiciary Conference (1976-79); American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow; International Academy of Trial Lawyers, fellow; American Bar Foundation, fellow; frequent lecturer on litigation; various professional boards, including Public Advocates, CACJ, Yale Law School Association, First Appellate District Project, Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Publications: Author (with William A. Brockett), Effective Direct and Cross Examination, CEB

Isdls Participation: Delegate to Egypt, Tunisia, Greece, and the Palestinian National Authority.
Military Experience: First Lieutenant, USMC (Retired). Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam, wounded 1966, retired 1967.




STEPHEN A. MAYO
100 Spear Street, Suite 315
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 512-7194

EDUCATION
Louisiana State University, BS
Louisiana State University, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Institute for the Study and Development of Legal Systems, 1982 - present
Executive Director, San Francisco, CA

Stephen A. Mayo, Attorney-at-Law, 1985 - present
Private Practice, San Francisco, CA

U.S. Department of Justice, 984 - 1985
Federal Prosecutor, Honolulu, HI

U.S. Attorneys Office for the Southern District of California, 1977 - 1980
Assistant United States Attorney, Chief of Criminal Division, San Diego, CA

U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Louisiana, 1972 - 1977
Assistant United States Attorney, New Orleans, LA
Baton Rouge, LA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching: Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University, School of Law; visiting lecturer, Harvard University, School of Law; visiting lecturer, University of Hawaii, School of Law; assistant professor, University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law; visiting professor, California Western School of Law; visiting lecturer, Louisiana State University, School of Law; clinical instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Professional Activities: Co-Founder, Board Member, Vice-President, Federal Practice Program; director, University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law, Hastings Center for Trial Advocacy; appointee, United States Department of Justice, Attorney Generals Advocacy Institute (AGAI), Task Force to Improve Federal Litigation.

Bar Memberships: State Bar Associations of Alaska, California, Hawaii and Louisiana




JAMES N. PENROD
One Market Plaza
Spear Street Tower
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 442-1540

EDUCATION
U.S. Naval Academy, BS
George Washington University, School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, 1996 - present
Partner

Hassard Bonnington, 1973 - 1996
Partner, San Francisco, CA

Penrod, Himelstein, Savinar & Sims, 1971 - 1973
Partner, San Francisco, CA

Lillick, McHose, Wheat, Adams & Charles, 1968 - 1971
Associate, San Francisco, CA

Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, 1967 - 1968
Associate, New York, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Legal Teaching: Hastings College of Law, Civil College of Trial Advocacy; Faculty Member, National Institute for Trial Advocacy; San Francisco City College: Medical-Legal Issues Class for Medical Personnel; Pacific Medical Center Continuing Education: Medical and Legal Issues, Annual Seminar.
Professional Affiliations: Chairman (1990-92) and Director (1988-present), Litigation Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco, Executive Committee; American College of Trial Lawyers; American Board of Trial Advocates; California Medical-Legal Committee; American Bar Association; California Bar Association; New York Bar Association; San Francisco Bar Association; Lawyers Club of San Francisco; California Trial Lawyers Association; Association of Defense Counsel; National Association of Railroad Trail Counsel; Olympic Club; Professional Liability Attorneys Association; The Supreme Court Historical Society; The Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society.

Publications: George Washington Law Review, Editorial Note and Case Notes (1966-1967); California Civil Procedure During Trail, 1985-1992 Supplement to Opening Statements (Chapter 8), Examining Witnesses (Chapter 9), Use of Discovery Materials (Chapter 10), Objections and Preserving the Record (Chapter 11), published by CEB; continuing commentator and reviewing editor for Medical Economics magazine.

Isdls Participation: Delegate, Bolivia Legal Exchange Project.

Other Activities: San Francisco Bay Water Quality Control Board, Chairman, 1981-1983; San Francisco Fire Commission, Vice President, 1988-1989; San Francisco Police Commission, 1989-1992 - Vice President, 1989-1990, President, 1991-1992




PAMELA PHILLIPS
311 California Street, 10th Floor
San Francisco, California 94104
(415) 956-2828

EDUCATION
Clark University, BA, Magna Cum Laude
Villanova University School of Law, JD, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, Law Review Editor

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Rogers, Joseph, ODonnell & Quinn, 1987 - present
Litigation Partner

Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, 1979 - 1987

Litigation Partner, 1985 - 1987
Associate, 1979 - 1985
San Francisco, CA

U.S. Attorneys Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1978 - 1979
Assistant U.S. Attorney, White Collar Crime Unit, Philadelphia, PA

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1976 - 1978
Law Clerk to the Honorable John P. Fullam, Philadelphia, PA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Legal Teaching: Northern District of California Federal Practice Program; Hastings Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy; adjunct professor, University of California (Berkeley), Boalt Hall School of Law; San Francisco Women Lawyers Alliance; Continuing Education of the Bar Program; Temple University School of Law; Barristers Bridging-the-Gap Program; San Francisco State University Cross-Examination Debates
Professional Affiliations: American Bar Association; State Bar of California; Bar Association of San Francisco; BASF Executive Committee, Litigation Section; San Francisco Women Lawyers Alliance

ADR Experience: Chair, Civil Justice Reform Action Advisory Group -- Litigation/ADR Task Force; Arbitrator, mediator and early neutral evaluator for US District Court, Northern District of California.
Committees for Procedural Reform: Co-chair, Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee (CJRA); Member, Bar Association of San Francisco Litigation Sections Executive Committee.

Isdls Participation: Delegate, Egypt and Tunisia Legal Exchange Projects.

Other Activities: Co-chair, Civil Justice Reform Advisory Group; Homeless Advocacy Project; Marin County Commission on the Status of Women; Legal Services Foundation




JOHN J. QUINN
777 South Figueroa Street, 44th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90017-2513
(213) 243-4080




MARY JO SHARTSIS
1 Maritime Plaza, 18th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 421-6500

EDUCATION
University of California (Berkeley), BA
University of California (Berkeley), Boalt Hall School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Shartsis, Friese & Ginsburg, 1976 - present
Founding Partner San Francisco, CA

McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, 1972 - 1976

EXPERIENCE
Has worked in the reform of legal systems and processes in over 40 countries. Regularly confers with visiting legal scholars and United States Information Agency International Visitors on legal reform.
Software Coordinator
Mary Ames West
Partner, San Francisco, CA

Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, 1975 - 1978
Associate, San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1974 - 1975
Law Clerk to Judge Charles B. Renfrew, San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Adr Experience and Publications: Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), Moderator and Panel Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1986; Monograph, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1986, Skills Demonstrator, CEB Videotape; founding member of the first private early neutral evaluation group; extensive experience as a mediator and arbitrator.

Trial Advocacy Teaching: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Advanced Course Faculty Member and Skills Demonstrator, 1989-1991, 1993, Regional Course Faculty Member and Skills Demonstrator, 1984-1988, 1991; Hastings College of Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member and Skills Demonstrator, 1984-1987; Federal Practice Program, Faculty Member and Skills Demonstrator, 1985-1987; Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), Panel Member, Proving Damages in Business Litigation, 1983, Faculty Member, Trial Skills Workshop, 1987, 1989.

Isdls Participation: Participated in Legal Exchanges with Egypt, the Palestinian Authority, Jordan and India.

Professional Activities: Member, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1995-present; American Bar Foundation, fellow, 1990-present; American Law Institute, elected member, 1990-present; Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Executive Committee, 1991-1994, Chairman of Delegation of Lawyer Representatives from the Northern District of California, 1990-1991, Lawyer Representative, 1989-1991; San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, Chairman of the Board of Directors, 1989-present, Vice Chairman, 1988, Board member, 1984 to present; Bar Association of San Francisco, Delegate to State Bar Convention, 1978, 1980-1981, 1983, 1985, 1989; Lawyers Committee on Urban Affairs

Other Activities: Boalt Hall Alumni Association; Harvard University, Schools and Scholarship Committee of Alameda County, Chairman, 1977-1987; Harvard University Capital Fund Drive, National Steering Committee Member; San Francisco Grid Club

Publications: Note, In re Underwood, 62 Calif. L. Rev. 561 (1974), contributing author, CEB;; Law and Motion Skills Training, 1986
Military Experience: Present Status: Lieutenant, U.S. Naval Reserve, Inactive; Active duty, U.S. Navy, 1966-1971. Served as radio officer (in charge of 70-man division), aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard (two cruises to Vietnam), and communications officer (in charge of radio and signal organizations), destroyer, U.S.S. Manley.




EDWARD B. STEAD
18808 Withey Road
Monte Sereno, California 95030
(408) 395-9323

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Edward B. Stead, Esq., Attorney-at-Law, 1996 - present
Private Practice, Monte Sereno, CA

Apple Computer, Inc., 1988 - 1996
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Cupertino, CA

Cullinet Software, Inc., 1985 - 1988
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Westwood, MA

IBM Corporation, 1973 - 1985
Attorney, Armock, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Isdls Experience: Participated in the India Legal Exchange Project.




STEPHEN E. TAYLOR
1050 Marina Village Parkway
Alameda, California 94501
(510) 865-9401

EDUCATION
Williams College, BA
University of California (Berkeley), Boalt Hall School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Taylor & Company
Founding Partner Alameda, CA

Kindel & Anderson
Partner San Francisco, CA

Graham & James
Associate San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge William T. Sweigert San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching: Lecturer, trial advocacy and case management, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Northern District of California Federal Practice Program, Continuing Education of the Bar; lecturer, trial advocacy skills, Hastings College of Trial and Appellate Advocacy, Stanford Law School, Boalt Hall and the University of San Francisco School of Law

Professional Activities: Chairperson, Executive committee, Litigation Section, Bar Association of San Francisco; member, Board of Editors, Federal Litigation Guide; co-author, California Negotiation and Settlement Handbook

Isdls Participation: Participated as a faculty member in Alexandria and Cairo, Egypt.
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Publications: ISDLS host-country legal system reports form Egypt, India & Palestine
International Legal Reform
Experience: Has worked in the reform of legal systems and processes in over 40 countries. Regularly confers with visiting legal scholars and United States Information Agency International Visitors on legal reform.