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HOWARD A. ALLEN
550 West C Street, Suite 1600
San Diego, California 92101
(619) 234-6121

EDUCATION
University Of Texas (Austin), BA
University of Texas (Austin), JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Hillyer & Irwin, 1982 - present
Attorney. San Diego, CA

United States Attorney’s Office, 1972 - 1982
Chief of the Criminal Division for the Southern District of California, San Diego, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: Member of the State Bars of California and Texas.

Teaching/Consulting: Lecturer and Instructor at the Advocacy Institute for the U.S. Department of Justice, the College of Hastings Law School, and the Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Isdls Participation: Participated in the Egypt Legal Exchange Project.




MIRIAM ARFIN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
450 Golden Gate Avenue, 16th Floor
San Francisco, California 94102
(415) 522-2022

EDUCATION
University of California (Berkeley), BA
University of Michigan, MPP
University of Michigan, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1991 - present
Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs, 1997 - present
Deputy Director, 1991 - 1997
San Francisco, CA

Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Robertson & Falk, 1989 - 1991
Attorney, San Francisco, CA

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey1985 - 1989
Attorney, Cleveland, OH

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit1984 - 1985
Law Clerk for the Hon. Robert B. Krupansky, Cleveland, OH

RELATED EXPERIENCE
ADR Experience: Director, ADR Program for United States District Court for the Northern District of California 1997-present, deputy director 1991-1996

ADR Publications: The Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Intellectual Property Disputes, 17 Comm/Ent--Hastings Communication and Entertainment Law Journal 893 (1995); Dispute Resolution Procedures in the Northern District of California, handbook describing court’s ADR programs distributed to all litigants in civil cases

Teaching: Facilitator and trainer for five two-day introductory mediation training sessions, 1993-1994; instructor for four one-day Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) training sessions and three half-day arbitration session; facilitator, numerous shorter programs and round table discussion for court mediators and ENE evaluators; panelist/group facilitator, Federal Judicial Center ADR Implementation Workshop Kansas City, Missouri, Sept. 1994 and Sept. 1996; instructor, ADR for Federal Judges, Federal Judicial Center, Boston, June 1995; panelist, Winning the Preliminary Heats in Federal Civil Trial, American Bar Association Annual Meeting-General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section, August 1997; presenter, The RAND and FJC Studies of Court ADR Programs, Bar Association of San Francisco ADR Section Mediation Committee, May 1997; Co-chair and panelist, Court ADR: How to Make the Most of It, society of Professionals on Dispute Resolution and Bar Association of San Francisco, May 1997; panelist, Evaluating and Preparing an Employment Discrimination Case for Trial, State Bar of California-Labor and Employment Law Section, San Francisco, May 1996; panelist, How to Use ADR Most Effectively to Settle or Win Your Case, State Bar of California-Labor and Employment Law Section, Coronado, Nov. 1994; panelist, The Federal Civil Pretrial Practice Program, U.S. District Court, San Jose, April 1994; presenter, Effective Use of ADR in Intellectual Property Disputes, Hastings Law School Comm/Ent Symposium, Feb. 1994

ISDLS Participation: Participation includes programs in Palestine (1994-1996), Egypt (5/1997), Israel (5/97), and others. Also visits with visiting delegations in San Francisco.




E. JEFFREY BANCHERO
20 California Street, 7th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 398-7000

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

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Banchero & Lasater, 1986 - present
Founding Partner, San Francisco, CA

Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, 1981 - 1985
Associate, San Francisco, CA

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom1977 - 1979
Associate, New York, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching: Hastings College of the Law, Associate Professor of Evidence Advocacy and Instructor of Legal Writing and Research; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Faculty Member of the Trial Practice Program

Professional Activities: California Bar Association; New York Bar Association; San Francisco Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Bar Association; San Francisco Lawyers Committee for Urban Affairs, trial and appellate attorney for Salvadoran refugees; Harlem Community Law Offices, visiting attorney; Impeachment Inquiry, U.S. House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee, research assistant.

Recent ADR Experience: Represented national railroad in complex, multi-million dollar settlement through mediation of environmental claims arising at central California site; mediation involved some 25 parties.

Isdls Participation: Delegate, India Legal Exchange Project (1996).




NANCI L. CLARENCE
Van Ness/Ellis Professional Building
899 Ellis Street
San Francisco, California 94109
(415) 749-1800

EDUCATION
University of California (Berkeley), BA
University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Clarence & Snell, 1994 - present
Founding Partner, San Francisco, CA

Steel, Clarence & Buckley, 1991 - 1994
Founding Partner, San Francisco, CA

Federal Public Defender’s Office, 1987 - 1991
United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco, CA

Morrison & Foerster, 1986 - 1987
Attorney, San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1985 - 1986
Clerk to U.S. Judge Charles A. Legge, San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1984 - 1985
Extern for U.S. Judge Robert P. Aguilar, San Jose, CA

San Francisco Public Defender’s Office1984 - 1985
Law Clerk, San Francisco, CA

Abrahamson & Smith, 1983 - 1984
Law Clerk, San Francisco, CA

Nat’l Organization for Women Legal Defense & Education Fund, 1982 - 1983
Legal Intern, New York, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCES
Professional Experiences: Lawyer delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference; chair, Lawyer Representatives to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference; Mayor’s Police Discipline Task Force of San Francisco; member, Local Criminal Rules Revision Group; member, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s Judicial Advisory Committee; member, Criminal Justice Act Administration Committee of Northern District of California

Teaching: Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy; instructor, Orientation Seminar for Federal Defenders; instructor, Stanford University Trial Advocacy Program; instructor, "Only the String Survive" Regional Seminar for CJA Panel Attorneys; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Fall Seminar, 1996

Affiliations: Board of Governors, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; chair, Criminal Justice Advisory Council, Bar Association of San Francisco; board of directors, Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California; board of directors, First District Appellate Project; California Women Lawyers; member, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California; member, AIDS Legal Referral Panel; complex crimes subcommittee, Litigation Section, American Bar Association

Isdls Participation: Delegate, US-Jordan Legal Exchange Project (1995); Member, US-Palestinian Legal Study Group (1996).

ADR Experience: Mediator for dozens of complex civil matters, primarily civil rights claims in federal court.

Committees for Reform: Appointed by the district court to serve on the Criminal Local Rules Committee, which re-drafted the local rules governing criminal cases.




KIMBERLY REILEY CLEMENT
One Sansome Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, California 94104
(415) 951-4644

EDUCATION
Scripps Women’s College, BA
University of Southern California, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Law Offices of Kimberly R. Clement, 1995 - present
Founding Partner, Santa Rosa, CA

Senneff, Kelly, Kimelman & Miller, 1992 - 1994
Partner, Santa Rosa, CA

San Francisco City Attorney’s Office1986 - 1992
Chief Trial Deputy, San Francisco, CA

Farrella, Braun & Martel, 1985 - 1986
Attorney, San Francisco, CA

U.S. Department of Justice1980 - 1985
Assistant United States Attorney. San Francisco, CA

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1979 - 1980
Staff Attorney/Criminal Motions, San Francisco, CA

Administrative Office of U.S. Courts, 1978 - 1979
Staff Counsel, Washington, DC

Weil, Gotshal & Manges, 1976 - 1977
Special Associate, Washington, DC

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: Chair, Litigation Section, State Bar of California (1996); appointee, United States District Court for the Northern District of California Civil Justice Reform Act Committee (1991-1995); selected for: Restatement of Torts Conference; selected for: Restatement of Agency Redraft Committee; appointee, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Circuit Admissions Fee Committee; elected chair, Judicial Conference attorney delegates from the ten states and territories of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Attorney Delegate to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference; appointee, American Bar Association Trial by Jury Task Force

Bar Memberships: United States District Court for the Northern District of California; Unites States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; State Bar of California; Washington, D.C. Bar Association

Isdls Participation: Participated in the Bolivia Legal Exchange Project.

Distinctions in Civil or Criminal Justice: Elected to American College of Trial Lawyers (1995)

Teaching Experience: California State Bar Association Symposium (1992; 1994); National Institute for Trial Advocacy (1988 & 1991); American Bar Association-Women Advocates (1997); lecturer, Hastings School of Law Trial Advocacy Clinic (1996; 1997)




FRANK J. COOLEY
Rosemead, CA
(818)302-3115

EDUCATION
Occidental College, BA
California State University (Los Angeles), MA
Southwestern University, School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Southern California Edison Company, 1980 - present
Senior Counsel

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Committees for Procedural Reform: Participant in numerous state administrative proceedings to improve the rules, practices and procedures of the California Public Utilities Commission.

Teaching: Instructor in a Regulatory Advocacy Training Program designed to enhance attorney advocacy skills.

Isdls Participation: Conducted a seminar in administrative law practice for Egyptian judges (1994).




R.J. COUGHLAN, JR.
501 West Broadway, Suite 400
San Diego, California 92101
(619) 232-0800

EDUCATION
University of Virginia School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Coughlan, Semmer & Lipman, 1986 - present
Founding Partner, San Diego, CA

San Diego Deposition and Expert Testimony Program, 1990 - 1993
Director, San Diego, CA

National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), 1982 - 1993
Pacific Regional Program DirectorSan Diego, CA

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, 1979 - 1983
Assistant United States Attorney, San Diego, CA

Department of Justice1977 - 1979
Attorney, Torts Branch, San Diego, CA

U.S. Attorney’s Office1973 - 1976
Assistant United States Attorney, Washington, DC

RELATED EXPERIENCES
Teaching: Instructor, Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute; instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, instructor, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB); professor, Trial Advocacy and Criminal Procedure, California Western School of Law

Bar Membership: Admitted to the State Bars of Maryland, Virginia, California, the District of Columbia and related federal courts

Current Professional Activities: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Master, American Inns of Court, Lewis M. Welch Chapter (Executive Committee); Director-at-large, National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Director, Defender Organizations of San Diego; Director, San Diego Regional Police Athletic League; Director, The Legal Community Against Violence; Lawyer Representative, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Southern District of California.

Publications: :Federal Prosecutor Under the Clean Water Act," The Forum, November 1988; "The Money Laundering Control Act of 1986," 11 Trial Bar News 32, (1988); "Use the Fifth Amendment if Civil Cases," 9 Trial Bar News 22, (1987); "Undercover Operation," The Forum, May 1987; "Training the Trial Advocate," DICTA, June 1987




EUGENE CREW
Two Embarcadero Center, 8th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111-3834
(415) 576-0200

EDUCATION
University of Portland, BA
University of San Francisco, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Townsend and Townsend and Crew, 1994 - present
Founding Partner, San Francisco, CA

Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, 1993 - 1994
Founding Partner, San Francisco, CA

Khourie, Crew & Jaeger, 1983 - 1992
Founding Partner, San Francisco, CA

Broad, Khourie & Schulz, 1970 - 1982
Partner, San Francisco, CA

Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, 1962 - 1970
AssociateSan Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching: Instructor, Antitrust Law, University of San Francisco School of Law; adjunct professor, Antitrust Law, University of California, San Francisco, Hastings College of the Law; instructor of advocacy, Federal Practice Program, United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Publications and Lectures: "Antitrust Litigation Reform: A Modest Proposal," ABA Publication Antitrust (Summer 1993); "Matsushita v. Zenith: The Chicago School Teaches the Supreme Court a Dubious Lesson," ABA Publication Antitrust (October 1986); "Antitrust Policy, Primary Jurisdiction and the Equitable Doctrine of Tolling," 11 University of San Francisco Law Review 428, (1977); "Continuing Viability of Pursuing ‘Traditional’ Cases and New Litigation Theories," ABA Publication Antitrust Law Journal (37th Annual Spring Meeting, April 1989); "Pitching the High Tech Case to Humans," The Recorder, publication Intellectual Property (Spring 1985); "Joint Rates Between Competitors -- A True Antitrust Dilemma," Traffic World (May 2, 1983); "Rate Bureaus and the Rule of Reason: Bridge Over Troubled Waters?", Traffic World (December 12, 1983); "Do the Antitrust Laws Provide Feasible Alternative to Regulation?", 47 I.C.C. Practitioners Journal 673 (1980); speaker and panelist at numerous bar association seminars: American Bar Association, Ohio CLE, ALI/ABA and Judicial Conference programs.

Professional Activities: Lawyer Representative, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference (1991-93); Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Member, American Board of Trial Advocates; Member, American Bar Association (Antitrust and Litigation Sections); Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers.

Isdls Participation: Participated in the India Legal Exchange Project.




MARY PATRICIA DOOLEY
3801 Linwood Avenue
Oakland, California 94602
(510) 530-1981

EDUCATION
George Washington University, BA
University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1985 - present
Deputy District Attorney, Alameda, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1984 - 1985
Law Clerk to U.S. Judge William Schwarzer, Oakland, CA

Morrison & Foerster, 1982
Law Clerk, San Francisco, CA

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, 1976 - 1979
ParalegalWashington, DC

Mayer, Brown & Platt, 1975 - 1976
ParalegalWashington, DC

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: United States Court of Appeals Bar Association; author of fifteen appellate briefs; advise and train deputy district attorneys; instructor, Continuing Education of the Bar

Isdls Participation: Participated in the El Salvador Legal Exchange Project.




HARRY M. DORFMAN
3124 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, California, 94123
(415) 553-1979

EDUCATION
Harvard University, BA
University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
U.S. District Attorney’s Office, 1985 - present
Head Attorney, Misdemeanor Trial Divison, San Francisco, CA
Assistant Head Attorney, Special Operations Division
Head Attorney, Career Criminal Division
Trial Attorney, General Felony Litigation

Supreme Court of Alaska, 1984 - 1985
Law Clerk to Justice Allen T. Compton, Anchorage, AK

Alameda County District Attorney, 1983
Intern, Oakland, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Honors and Awards: Fulbright Scholarship to Portugal (1995); First Prize, Moot Court Oral Argument, Hastings College of the Law; Member, National Moot Court Team.

Bar Memberships: Alaska Bar Association, California Bar Association.

Legal Teaching Experience: Legal Writing and Moot Court Instructor, Hastings College of the Law (1989-present)

ISDLS Participation: Bolivia-U.S. Legal Exchange Project (1993); El Salvador - U.S. Legal Exchange Project (1994-95); Egypt - U.S. Legal Exchange Project (1997).




JOHN C. GIBBONS
433 California St., Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415)616-8824

EDUCATION
St. Lawrence University, BA
University of Rome, Masters in International Trade
Seton Hall School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
OSO Group, Ltd.
Founder

US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, 1981 - 1985
Chief of the Criminal Division

US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, 1979 - 1981
Chief of the Criminal Division

US Department of Justice1978 - 1979
Deputy Chief of the Organized Crime and Racketeering Strike Force, Los Angeles



US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, 1974 - 1978
Assistant U.S. Attorney

US Department of Justice
Organized Crime and Racketeering Strike Force, Newark, NJ

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Legal Teaching: Lecturer and Instructor: U.S. Department of Justice Advocacy Institute (1975-present); The Southwestern Legal Foundation, International and comparative Law Center, Dallas, Texas (1995-present); National Institute for Trial Advocacy (1981-present); Advocacy Institute for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (1992-present); California Continuing Education of the Bar (1987-present); and Director, Syracuse University, Utica College, Economic Creme Institute (1989-present).

Publications: Co-author, "Civil Actions under RICO and the California Business and Professions Code," California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1984.




HOWARD A. JANSSEN
1999 Harrison Street
Oakland, California 94612-3573
(510) 466-6782

EDUCATION
University of California (Davis), BA
University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May, 1984 - present
Partner, Oakland, CA

Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, 1969 - 1984
Assistant District Attorney

RELATED EXPERIENCES
Professional Activities: Member, Litigation Section, State Bar of California and American Bar Association; faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy; board member, Hastings Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy

Teaching: Associate professor of law at University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law

Isdls Participation: Participated in legal exchange projects with Jordan and the Palestinian Authority.




RAOUL D. KENNEDY
1999 Harrison Street
Oakland, California
(510)763-2000

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

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May, present
Director

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Publications: Co-author, California Expert Witness Guide, California Continuing Education of the Bar; Getting Results With Expert Witnesses, The Rutter Group; California Complex Litigation, Parker & Sons.

Lectures: Frequent lecturer for: the Practicing Law Institute, the California Judges Association, Prentice-Hall seminars, the American Bar Association, CEB and The Rutter Group.

Awards and Honors: Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Who’s Who in America; selected as one of California’s "Most Respected Lawyers," California Lawyer, 1989; chosen by the National Law Journal as one of the 30 most influential insurance defense lawyers in America, 1991.

Professional Activities: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; fellow, International Society of Barristers; member, American Board of Trial Advocates; past president, California Academy of Appellate Lawyers; lawyer representative, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference; advisor, State Bar of California Litigation Section; board of directors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers of Northern California.




RORY K. LITTLE
200 McAllister Street, Room 329
San Francisco, California 94102-4978
(415) 565-4865

EDUCATION
University of Virginia, Double BA
Yale University, School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Hastings College of the Law, 1994 - present
Associate Professor, San Francisco, CA

United States Department of Justice, 1996 - 1997
Associate Deputy Attorney General, Washington, D.C.

US District Court for the Northern District of California1989 - 1994
Assistant US Attorney; Chief, Appellate Section,

United States Department of Justice, 1987 - 1989
Trial Attorney, Organized Crime & Racketeering Section, SF Strike Force, San Francisco, CA

Miller Cassidy Larroca & Lewin, 1985 - 1986 & 1983 - 1984
Associate, Washington, D.C.

United States Supreme Court, 1984 - 1985
Law Clerk to the Honorable William J. Brennan and Honorable Potter Stewart,

Gary Hart Presidential Campaign, 1983 - 1984
Associate Counsel

United States District Court1982 - 1983
Law Clerk to the Honorable Louis F. Oberdorfer

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Legal Teaching: Instructor, Boalt Hall School of Law, U.C. Berkeley (1990-96); instructor, Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute, U.S. Department of Justice (1989-present); consultant, prof. responsibility training, U.S. Department of Justice (1994-present); lecturer, Golden Gate and San Francisco Law Schools; frequent speaker on various Bar MCLE panels.

Publications: "Who Should Regulate Federal Prosecutors?," 65 Fordham L.J. 355, 1996; "Guilt, Reasonable Doubt and the Reasonable Woman," 6 Hastings Women’s L.J. 275, 1995; "no on Cameras in the Courtroom," 46 The Fed. Lawyer, No. 6 p. 30, July 1995; "Myths and Principles of Federalization," 46 Hastings L.J. 1029, May 1995; "The Case Against Cameras in the Courtroom," Cal. B.J., December 1994; Gorelick & Little, "The Case for Parallel Importation," 11 North Carolina J. Int’l Law 205, 1986; "The Generosity of Justice Stewart," 32 Yale Law Report 12, Spring 1986; "Tribute to Artrhur Allen Leff," 1935-81, 28 Yale Law Report 12, Spring 1982; Note, "Protecting Privacy Under the Fourth Amendment," 91 Yale Law Journal 313, 1981; Ladd & Little, "Ethics Advisory: Who Must Take the Cases When the LSC Crunch Hts?," 1 Cal. Lawyer 43, 1981.

Bar Memberships: California State Bar; District of Columbia Bar; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third, Ninth and D.C. Circuits; Trial bars of the Northern District of
California and the District of Columbia; American Bar Association; Bar Association of San Francisco; Federal Bar Association.

Professional Activities: Member, Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for the Northern District of California (1995-present); delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference (1990-93); American Bar Association: Standing Committee on prof. Responsibility and Ethics, Committee to Study Circuit Size, Committee to Study "Local" Rules of Appellate Procedure; Bar Association of San Francisco: Vice-Chair, Ethics Committee, member, Appellate Practice Committee; Federal Bar Association: Executive Council, Steering Committee, Appellate Practice Committee.



DAVID E. LOMBARDI
1650 Lake Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 556-9907

Education
University of California (Berkeley), BA
University of Florence, Italy, Certificate
Yale University, School of Law, JD
Harvard University, School of Law, Negotiation and Mediation Training

Legal Experience
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1992 - present
Chief Circuit Mediator and Director of the Court Settlement Program, San Francisco, CA

Steinhart & Falconer (and predecessor firm), 1975 - 1992
Partner (Managing Partner, 1988-1991), San Francisco, CA

Brobeck, Phelger & Harrison1967 - 1973
Associate, business litigation, San Francisco, CA

Related Experience
Negotiation and Mediation Trainer: Consulted and trained judges, Hawaiian Supreme Court (1994); consulted and trained judges, Arizona Court of Appeals (1995); consulted and trained judges, Thai Supreme Court (1996); consulted and trained Egyptian judges (1996); U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Legal Education (1996): trained U.S. Attorneys, Asst. U.S. Attorneys, and Agency Counsel in Advanced Negotiation and Mediation; consulted and trained Israeli judges (1997); consulted and trained judges, California Court of Appeals (1997).

Teaching/ Consulting: University of California (Davis) Law School; Hawaii Judiciary Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution; University of Maryland; NATO Headquarters (Belgium); University of San Francisco Law School; University of Washington Law School.

Committees for Procedural Reform: Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (1992-present); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1992-present); Hawaii Supreme Court (1994); Arizona Court of Appeals (1995); Hawaiian Center for Judiciary (1995); U.S. Bankruptcy Courts (1995); U.S. Department of Justice (1996); California Court of Appeals (1997); Federal Justice Center (1997).

International Legal Reform Consulting: Argentina, Costa Rica, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, and Japan.

Professional Activities: Principal Referee, California State Bar Court (1975-85); Panelist, Early Settlement Program, San Francisco Superior Court (1987-92).

Isdls Participation: Participated in the Egypt Legal Exchange Project.




RONGJIE MA
One Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 951-1100

EDUCATION
Beijing University School of Law, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, 1997-present
Chairman, China CommitteeSan Francisco, CA

Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon, 1991-1997
Special Counsel & Co-Chairman, Asia Committee, San Francisco, CA

Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, 1983-1989
Special Counsel, China Committee, San Francisco, CA

China Trading Alliance, Inc., 1989-1991
Executive Vice President,

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Speaking and Teaching Engagements: Speaker, Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau of Yunnan Province (1997); Speaker, Yunnan Mettlalurgical Group (1995); Speaker, Planning Committee of Henan Province (1993); Speaker, Ministry of Aviation, People’s Republic of China (1992); Speaker, China Precision Machinery Corporation (1991); Speaker, Guang Yu Industry Group (1990); Speaker, Bar Association of Beijing (1989); Speaker, City of Bengbu Foreign Trade Office (1988); Speaker, China Great Wall Industry Corporation (1986); Speaker, Bar Association of Yunnan Province (1985); Speaker, American Bar Association Annual Meeting (1985); Speaker, American Electronics Association (1984); Speaker, National Committee on US-China Relations (1984); Speaker, "Law and Business in China," at the request of Arthur Anderson & Col. (1983); Speaker, Bar Association of the State of Minn (1982); Speaker, Harvard, Columbia, New York University, Georgetown, Virginia, and University of Maryland Law Schools (1981-1983); Visiting Professor, University of California (Berkeley), University of Santa Clara, and University of Minnesota Law Schools (1981-1984).

Publications: Author, Legal Systems and Legal Professions, (Chinese Publishing House), Beijing, China, 1982; Author, "How to do Business in China," California Lawyer, 1985; Author of more tha 80 articles in Chinese newspapers and legal journals.




PALMER BROWN MADDEN
1331 North California Boulevard, 5th Floor
Post Office Box V
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enerson, 1985 - present
Partner, Walnut Creek, CA

VanVoorhis & Skaggs, 1981 - 1985
Partner, San Francisco, CA

Morrison and Foerster, 1973 - 1980
AssociateSan Francisco, CA

VISTA, 1969 - 1971
VolunteerSan Francisco, CA

U.S. Congress, 1968
Administrative Assistant to Rep. James Collins (Texas), San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching and lecturing: Instructor, National Institute of Trial Advocacy; consultant, National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Law and Procedures; Co-chair, lecturer, "California Campaign Contributions," Continuing Education of the Bar; lecturer, California Lobbying Law," Committee of Corporate Secretaries; lectures for Stanford University, Hastings College of Law, PLI, ALI-ABA on issues relating to trial and settlement of civil litigation.

Professional Activities: Supreme Court Editor, member, University of California Law Review; extern clerk, Associate Justice Stanley Mosk, California Supreme Court; extern clerk, Judge Stanley Wiegel, United States District Court; member, Chief Justice’s Select Committee for Review of Appellate Practices and Procedures for the First Appellate District; Co-chair, California Judicial Council Advisory Committee of Complex Litigation, judge pro tem, Contra Costa County Superior Court

Bar Affiliations: Executive committee member, California State Public Law Section; vice-chair, California State Bar Political Law Committee; vice-chair, Committee of Litigation Support, American Bar Association, Section on Law and Technology; member, Governing Committee, Continuing Education of the Bar; San Francisco Bar Association; Litigation Section, American Bar Association; member, board of directors, Contra Costa County Bar Association; president, Contra Costa County Bar Association; member, California State Bar, United State District Court, Northern Central and Eastern Districts; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; United States Supreme Court.

ADR Experience: Mediator of over 100 cases in the last 15 years; served as a litigator in six cases and Judge Pro Tempore in two. Publications include "Dispute Resolution Procedures," CEB (1994).

Committees for Procedural Reform: Member, Chief Justices Select Committee for Review of Appellate Practice and Procedure for the First Appellate District; Co-Chair, California Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Complex Litigation.




ROBERT MEAGHER
108 Curtis Street
Somerville, MA 02144
(617)776-2011

EDUCATION
City College of New York, BSS
Yale Law School, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1967 - present
Professor Emeritus

Harvard Law School, 1989, 1984
Visiting Professor of Law

Columbia University School of Law, 1972 - 1975
Adjunct Professor of Law

Winthrop, stimson, Putnam and Roberts1954 - 1958
Lawyer

RELATED EXPERIENCE
International Legal Experience: Legal Advisor to the India Interest Group (1993-present); Consultant on International Economic Law (1960-present); Visiting Senior Fellow, Overseas Development Council (1975-76); Research Fellow, examination of the Tunisian economic, political, social and legal issues under a grant from the National Council on U.S./Arab Relations (Summer 1989); Visiting Senior Fellow, Overseas Development Council (1975-76); Coordinator, ASA/AID Workshop on African Development from a Regional Perspective (1969); Coordinator of Peace Corps Training Program for lawyers going to Somalia (1967); Associate Director of International Legal Research, Columbia University of Law (1965-68); Assistant Director, Public International Development finance Project, Columbia University School of Law (1961-65); Legal Officer, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1958-59);

International Legal Teaching Experience: Lectured in South Africa at the invitation of the USIA and the AID on issues of law and social change; Visiting Professor, Indian Law Institute - Fulbright Scholar (1987-88); Visiting Professor of Law, Melbourne and Monash Universities in Australia (1981); Lecturer for the USICA in 10 countries (1979-81); Participated in teaching a seminar to senior government officials of East and Central Africa on law and development problems in Africa , University of East African Law (1964-66); Educational Exchange Grantee, Lecturer, U.S. Department of State’s Leader Specialist Program (1953-54); Fulbright Scholar, Bombay School of Economics (1952-53); Indian Specialist.

Publications: Review of Robert and Ann Seidman’s book, State and Law in the Development Process, St. Martin’s Press, (1994) in 55 The Journal of Asian Studies 430 (May 1996); "Response to Our Global Neighborhood" in A People’s Response to Our Global Neighborhood (October 1995) Boston research Center for the 21st Century; "Introduction to the Symposium: The United Nations; Challenges of Law and Development: .36 Harvard International Law Journal 273 (1995); "EC Environmental Law," Transnational Environmental Law and its Impact on Corporate Behavior (1994) Transnational Juris Publications Inc. Irvington-on-the-Hudson, NY; Popular Participation and Development in the Least Developed Countries: case studies of Tanzania, Nepal and Bangladesh, studies for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1991); Law and Social Change (ed.), also contributed a chapter; "The States and International Economic Relations: prepared for delivery at the Conference of Western Attorneys General, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 18, 1986, and published by them; "U.S. Financing of the United Nations," The U.S., the UN and the Management of Global Change (New York University Press 1983); Proposed Options for the Future Activities of the Office of International Activities of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA 1979 Washington DC); An International Redistribution of Wealth and Power: A study of the Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States (Pergamon Press, 1979); "The Expansion and Modification of the IMF’s Compensatory Finance Facility," 11 International Lawyer No. 2 (ABA 1977); Law and the Development Practitioner, co-author with David N. Smith (AID Research Paper, 1970); The World Bank and Non-Economic Aspects of Development: Some questions posed (AID Research Paper, 1970); Legal Controls of Import and Industrial Licensing, co-editor with Wolfgang Freidmann (Columbia University School of Law, 1968); International Financial Aid: A Comparative Study of Policies, Institutions, and Methods, Joint Author with Wolfgang Friedmann and George Kaminoff, (Columbia University Press, 1966); "Industrial Financing in Five African Countries," Industrialization and Productivity Bulletin, No. 11 (United Nations, 1965); Public International Development Financing in Sudan, (Columbia University School of Law, April 1965); Public International Development Financing in India with S.D.Mehta and R.K. Hazari (Columbia University School of Law, July 1964); Public International Development Financing in Senegal, (Columbia University School of Law, November 1963); Public International Development Financing in Thailand, (Columbia University School of Law, February 1963); Public International Development Financing in Turkey with Ostnan Okyar and Cihat Iren (Columbia University School of Law, November 1962); Public International Development Financing in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania), (Columbia University School of Law, January 1962); "Post-War Foreign Policy of the United States," Panchshila (Bombay, April 1953); "The Indian Five Year Plan: The Final Draft" Far Eastern Survey April 1953.




PETER K. NUNEZ
510 Addison Street
San Diego, California 92106

EDUCATION
Duke University, BA
University of San Diego Law School, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Peter K. Nunez, Esq., Attorney-at-Law, 1992 - present
Private Attorney, San Diego, CA

U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1990 - 1992
Assistant Secretary, Washington, DC

Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, 1988 - 1990
Partner, San Diego, CA

U.S. Attorney General’s Office, 1982 - 1988
United States Attorney for the Southern District of California, San Diego, CA

U.S. Attorney General’s Office, 1980 - 1982
Chief Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California, San Diego, CA

U.S. Attorney General’s Office, 1972 - 1980
Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California, San Diego, CA

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, 1970 - 1972
Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Gordon Thompson, Jr., San Diego, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Professional Activities: Head, U.S. Delegation, G-7 Financial Action Task Force; chairman, Treasury Advisory Committee, Commercial Operation of the U.S. Customs Service; chairman, board of directors, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center; chairman, Southwest Border Committee on High Intensity Drug Trafficking; Co-chairman, INTERPOL, U.S. National Central Bureau; member, executive committee, Law Enforcement Drug Intelligence Council; executive review board, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force

Bar Memberships: State Bar of California; United States District Court, Southern District of California; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Supreme Court of the United States; San Diego County Bar Association




BARRY J. PORTMAN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
450 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 19-6884
PO Box 36106
San Francisco, California 94102-3400
(415) 436-7700

EDUCATION
Fordham University, BA
St. Louis University, Ph.L.
Georgetown University Law School, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1974 - present
Federal Public Defender, San Francisco, CA

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1971 - 1974
Deputy Federal Public Defender, Los Angeles, CA

New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation, 1969 - 1970
Acting Director, New Orleans, LA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching: Lecturer, "Criminal Trial Practice," University of California (Berkeley), Boalt Hall School of Law; lecturer, "Post Conviction Remedies," Loyola University School of Law’ lecturer, Continuing Education of the Bar (Washington, Montana, California, Alaska, Idaho, Illinois & Massachusetts); lecturer, National Institution for Trial Advocacy; lecturer, University of California (San Francisco), Hastings College of the Law, Hastings Trial Advocacy Program; lecturer, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Committees for Procedural Reform: Member, United States District Court for the Northern District of California Local Criminal Rules Committee

ISDLS Participation: Participated in legal exchange programs in Panama, Bolivia, Mexico, Tunisia, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority.

Bar Associations: District of Columbia, California, Louisiana

Professional Activities: Lawyer Delegate to the Circuit Court since 1988




BRUCE QUAN
San Francisco, California
(415) 531-3338

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

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Bruce Quan, Esq., 1978-present
Commercial Transaction and Litigation, San Francisco, CA

Redevelopment Agency, City of San Jose, 1989
Assistant General Counsel, San Jose, CA

City Council, City of Alameda, 1989
Interim City Attorney, Alameda, CA

US Office of the Special Counsel, 1981
Senior Trial Counsel,

District Attorneys Office, City of Alameda, 1975-1978
Deputy and Assistant District Attorney, Alameda, CA

RELATED EXERIENCE
Teaching Experience: Visiting Professor, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade/ Lecturer, Shanghai High People’s Court; Sponsor, Delegation of representatives from the Shanghai High People’s Court and the Shanghai Foreign Investment Commission; Visiting Professor, Anglo-American Common Law, Judicial College Shanghai; Visiting Professor, Peking University Law Department; Director, Joint Program between Peking University and Boalt Hall School of Law.
Foreign Legal Experience: Twenty years experience in China.




MARY EILEEN REILLEY
505 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 986-4200

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

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon, 1979 - present
Litigation Partner, San Francisco, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching and Speaking Engagements: Panelist, Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association Mock Trial; instructor, Woman’s Trial Advocacy Clinic, ATLA; assistant panel moderator, Litigation Section, American Bar Association’s Annual Convention, "Jurors’ Perceptions in Aviation Cases"

Professional Activities: member, Environmental Litigation Section, Aviation/Space Law Committee, General tort Section, American Bar Association; member, Defense Research Institute; member, Association of Southern California Defense Council

Bar Memberships: American Bar Association; State Bar of California; Bar Association of San Francisco; Los Angeles County Bar Association; United States District Court, Northern, Eastern Central and Southern Districts of California

Isdls Participation: Participated in the Egypt Legal Exchange Project.




STEPHANIE E. SMITH
5945 Taft Avenue
Oakland, California 94618-1740
(510) 658-1150

EDUCATION
Wellesley College, BA
Harvard Law School, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Stephanie E. Smith, Esq., 1996 - present
Dispute Resolution Consultant and Trainer, MediatorOakland, CA

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1991 - 1996
Director of Federal Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, San Francisco, CA

Jackson, Tufts, Cole & Black, 1981 - 1991
Partner, 1987 - 1991
Attorney, 1981 - 1987
San Francisco, CA

Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, 1978 - 1981
Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney GeneralWashington, DC

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching: Full law school courses in: Negotiation and Mediation (Hastings College of the Law, Spring 1997, Spring 1998); Negotiation (Stanford Law School, Fall 1997); seminar on ADR Policy (Hastings College of the Law, Spring 1998); Lecturer, "ADR Program Design," sponsored by the National Institute for United States Federal Judges, Federal Judicial Center, The Center for Public Resources, Harvard Law School, Litigation Section of the American Bar Association; "Court-Annexed ADR Programs," Alternative Dispute Resolution in Canada, sponsored by the Canadian Bar Association; "Does ADR Really Work?" and "Early Neutral Evaluation - The California Experience," The Cornell Lectures, sponsored by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies-Cornell Law School; "ADR in Employment Cases," American Bar Association Annual Meeting.

Publications: "ADR and the Federal District Court-The ADR Multi-Option Pilot Program in the Northern District of California"-California Litigation-Spring, 1994; "Obtaining Maximum Benefit from ADR Phone Conferences"-ABTL Report-March, 1995; co-author, "Ten Bad Reasons Good Lawyers Give for Not Using Mediation"-ACCA Docket-November, 1995; "Analyzing Court Mediation Programs to Maximize Clients’ Options"-Law Governance Review, Spring, 1997; "Court ADR"-chapter in California ADR Practice Guide, Sochynsky et al. editors, forthcoming Fall 1997 (Bancroft Whitney).

Professional Activities: Member, Center for Public Resources Commission on Ethics and Standards of Dispute Resolution Practice (1995-present); Mediator, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; Chair, ADR Committee of the Individual Right and Responsibilities Section of the American Bar Association (1993-96); Member, ADR Ethics Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (in formation, 1997); Member, Dispute Resolution and Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section of the American Bar Association; Member, Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR); Member, The Arts Arbitration and Mediation Service Committee of California Lawyers for the Arts; Member, the ADR Committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco; Member, Northern California Mediation Association; Charter Member, California Dispute Resolution Council.

Committees for Procedural Reform: Court representative/liaison to the CJRA Advisory Group for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Isdls Participation: Participated in legal exchange projects with the Palestinian Authority, Jordan and Egypt.

Other International Legal Reform Experience: Presentations on ADR/case management to: Canadian lawyers and judges in Vancouver at the Canadian Bar Association meeting and in Ithaca, NY (Cornell) through the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, both in 1994; numerous presentations, while at the court, to delegates from countries including Japan, Peru, Costa Rica, Egypt, the Palestinian Authority, Indonesia, Chile, Peru, the Netherlands, Australia, Thailand, Korea and Argentina, sponsored by groups including the Asia Foundation, DPK Consulting, the International Diplomacy Council, USF Law School, the Atlantic-Pacific Exchange Program, and ISDLS.




KAREN SNELL
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2482
(415)268-7000

EDUCATION
Stanford Law School, JD

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Morisson & Foerster

Riordan & Rosenthal

Clarence & Snell, LLP

Federal Public Defender

RELATED EXPERIENCE
ADR/Case Management Experience: Many federal civil cases involving ADR; involvement in mediations, arbitrations, and settlement conferences of state and federal matters; experience from drafting Conference Statements and attending case management conferences regularly in federal court.

Legal Teaching Experience: Supervisor for attorney training, Office of the Federal Public Defender (1991-97); Instructor, National Advanced Seminar for Federal Defender (1995); Criminal Justice Panel Attorneys Training Clinic, Ethics Lecturer (1994-96); California Attorneys for Criminal Justice Federal Practice Seminar, Sentencing Lecturer (1993); Instructor, Stanford Law Clinical Program (1993); Instructor, University of San Francisco Law School Clinical Program (1992-94, 1997); Instructor, Cardozo Law School Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (1997).

ISDLS Participation: Delegate, Palestinian Authority Training Program (1995)

International Legal Reform Experience: Studied justice system in Panama after ouster of Noriega as part of legal delegation from U.S., made recommendations re same to U.S. Congress; Studied Diplock court system of Northern Ireland in connection with Smyth case; Reported on Salvadoran welfare/family services system to National Sanctuary Defense Fund; Edited law review articles for William Gould, current Chair of NLRB concerning labor law in South Africa, Poland, Japan.