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Cornell University (B.A., 1966)

Columbia University (J.D., 1969)

Member ::

State Bar of California:
  • Commission for the Revision of the Rules of Professional Conduct;
  • Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (Member, 1996-2001, Chair, 1999-2000 and Special Advisor, 2000-01).
Los Angeles County Bar Association:
  • Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee (Member, 1981-Present; Chair, 1986-87);
  • Evaluation of Professional Standards Committee (Member, 1988- merged into PREC);
  • Arbitrator, Fee Arbitration Committee (1980-Present).
American Law Institute - 2011 - Present

Author ::

  • “The Lawyer as Scrivener,” Vol. 34, No. 6, p. 20, Los Angeles Lawyer (2011);
  • “When a Lawyer-Mediator Prepares the Settlement Agreement,” Vol. 27, No. 12, ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct (2011);
  • “Principles or Rules: What is the Best Approach to Regulation?” Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 12 and August 13, 2010;
  • “Lawyer Error: Malpractice, Fiduciary Breach, or Disciplinable Offense?” 29 W. St. U. L. Rev. 235 (2002);
  • "Update on Conflicts of Interest," Vol. 23, No. 4 p. 33, Los Angles Lawyer (2000);
  • "Ruling on the Rules," Vol. 21 No. 4 p. 37 Los Angeles Lawyer (1998).

Principal Practice Areas ::

  • Business, real estate, and other transactions;
  • Advising lawyers and law firms on legal ethics;
  • Consultant and expert witness regarding lawyer standard of care and ethics.

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