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  • Appeals & Appellate, Employment Law
  • California, California, District of Columbia
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Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Appellate
  • Employment
  • Employment & Labor
  • Higher Education Employment
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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California
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District of Columbia
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U.S. Court of Appeals
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U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
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Current
Education
University of California
J.D
Los Angeles, UCLA, School of Law
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France law schoolAlso taught American and comparative law
Coursework in law at the Université de Paris
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University of California
B.A
Berkeley, Political Theory
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Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, California State Bar
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Current
Activities: Fellow, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
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Current
Activities: Past President, California Academy of Appellate Lawyers
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Current
Activities: Member, California Judicial Council Appellate Advisory Committee
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Current
Activities: Former Member, Appellate Rules Task Force (rewrote California's appellate rules)
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Current
Activities: Past Chair, State Bar Committee on Appellate Courts
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Current
Activities: Past Chair, Appellate Practice Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco
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Current
Activities: Former Member, Ninth Circuit Advisory Committee on Rules of Practice and Internal Operating Procedures
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Current
Activities: Volunteer mediator, California First Appellate District Mediation Program
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Current
Activities: Practitioner-advisor, Boalt Hall School of Law, Appellate Advocacy program (1990-present); Visiting Lecturer, 1995
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Certifications
Appellate Law in San Francisco
California State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Two Embarcadero Center
Suite 2000, San Francisco
94111
Telephone: (415) 659-5929
Fax: (415) 391-8269