PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • Faculty, Criminal Law and Procedure Institute, CJER 1992
  • Faculty, Los Angeles Superior Court Trial Management Conference 1993
  • Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy 1993
  • Panel Member, Bench and Bar Panel on PACE Attorney Claims 1993
  • Faculty, Conference on Sexually Abused Children, Stuart House 1993
  • Faculty, Criminal Law and Procedure Institute, Capital Cases, CJER 1994
  • Faculty, Continuing Judicial Studies Program, Capital Cases, CJER 1995
  • Faculty, Continuing Judicial Studies Program, Trials Course, CJER 1995
  • Faculty, 1997 Criminal Law and Procedure Institute, CJER
  • Moderator, Panel on Civility, Los Angeles County Bar, November 1995
  • Panelist, Domestic Violence, Association of Probation Women 1997
  • Panelist, Sex Crimes Legislation, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, 1997
  • Panelist, Media in the Courts, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, 1997
  • Panelist, Summit Conference Multi Disciplinary Approach to Child Sexual Abuse, 1998
  • Panelist,  Rutter Group Program on Criminal Law, 1998
  • Guest Speaker, Crime Talk TV, Los Angeles, One Day One Trial, 1999
  • Panelist: Innovative Jury Practices, Association of Business Trial Lawyers Program, 1999
  • Speaker: Jury Innovations: Next Steps, Conference of Chief Justices, Texas February 2000
  • Speaker: Jury Reforms CrimeTime Television Show, April 11, 2000
  • Speaker: Jury Issues: KJLH-FM Jacquie Stevens Show, May 2000
  • Speaker, KSFO Barbara Simpson Show: Jury Reforms May 14, 2000
  • Presentation: Jury Innovations, Los Angeles County Bar Inn of the Court, June 7, 2000
  • Speaker: KZLA-FM Jury Innovations The Sunday Show, July 9, 2000
  • Jury Reform Presentation, Criminal Courts Bar Association, September 11, 2000
  • Faculty, Continuing Judicial Studies: Jury Issues, 8 Hour Program, Monterey, January 2001
  • KABC Talk Show: Jury Issues: February 2001
  • Speaker, “Presenting a Trial,” Los Angeles County Bar Association March 10, 2001
  • CJER CJSP “Jury Reforms” Eight Hour Training, Costa Mesa April 2001
  • Statewide Satellite Broadcast Instructor: “Juries: Strategies for Better Trials” May 25, 2001
  • CJER CJSP Faculty: Death Penalty Trials August 2001 
  • Guest, KPCC Radio “Talk of the City” One Trial Jury Service August 8, 2001
  • Speaker: The New Look of Jury Trials” Association of Southern California Defense Counsel January 2002 
  • Faculty, CJER Continuing Judicial Studies: Jury Issues.  Monterey January 2002 
  • CJER 2002 Civil Law and Procedures Institute: Jury Issues San Diego, March 1, 2002
  • Speaker, Court Clergy Conference: Jury Issues March 20, 2002
  • Speaker, Radio Show on One Day One Trial KJLH May 4, 2002
  • Faculty, Georgia Jury Summit, Augusta, Georgia May 9-11, 2002
  • Guest KFI Bill Handel on the Law radio show One Day Trial Service August 2002
  • San Diego Superior Court, Judicial Training on Jury Issues December 2002
  • Guest KROQ “Jury Service”  on Open Line live morning show December 15, 2002 
  • Faculty, Pro Per Cases and Difficult Defendants, Los Angeles Superior Court April 2003
  • Faculty: CJER Jury Issues for new judges, 2003, 2004, 2005 Judicial College 
  • CEB  Panel:  CACI Jury Instructions January 16, 2004
  • CJA 2004 Conference: Panelist on Pro Per Defendants/ Judicial Demeanor May 2004
  • Guest KROQ “Jury Service” June 27, 2004
  • Guest on “Pacesetters Program” KTLA Television Jury Sanctions July 13, 2004
  • Guest, KFI and KNXFM on Jury Sanctions July 2004
  • Guest, KABC, Jury Issues July 28, 2004 
  • Panelist, Access to Justice Symposium, Mock Trial, Loyola Law School October 2004
  • Guest, Jury Sanctions, AirTalk with Larry Mantle KPPC89.3 FM October 20, 2004
  • Faculty, 2005 Statewide Judicial Branch Conference Jury Management September 2005
  • Faculty, 2006 Winter Continuing Judicial Studies Program, 3 Day Jury Management Course 
  • Los Angeles Superior Court Mandatory Civil Training: Jurors Panel February 2006
  • Faculty, CJER Criminal Law Institute; Innovative Jury Practices, March 2006
  • Special Presenter: Jury Innovations. ABOTA Meeting, April 5, 2006
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Bench Bar Program: Jury Presentation April 20, 2006
  • Faculty, Jury Innovations, Alaska Judicial Conference, Anchorage Alaska April 27-28, 2006
  • Inns of Court West Los Angeles Panelist: Characteristics of Effective Attorneys June 2006
  • Jury Innovation Presentation:  California State-Federal Judicial Councils June 9, 2006
  • Alumni Judge’s Panel Discussion, USC Law School, June 10, 2006
  • Faculty, California CJER  Judge’s College: Jury Management June 15, 2006
  • Juries: “Putting It All Together” Three Day Program, CJSP San Diego, August 2-4, 2006
  • Faculty, CEB Program “Successful Civil Jury Instructions” Los Angeles August 5, 2006
  • Panelist “Elder Abuse” CAALA, Nevada September 2006
  • Program, Juries: “Where Do We Go From Here?” Texas Jury Summit, Houston October 2006
  • Panelist, ABA Jury Symposium SMU, Dallas October 26-27, 2006
  • Jury: Presentation to Japanese judges for Japan’s Jury Conversion in 2009; March 2007
  • Faculty: Jury Reforms. Fresno County Superior Court, Carmel, March 17, 2007
  • Faculty, Jury Innovations, Alaska Judicial Conference/Bar Convention, Anchorage May 2007
  • Judge’s College, Berkeley California; Faculty: Jury Management  June 15, 2007
  • CJER Faculty: “Media and High Profile Cases” Anaheim September 27, 2007
  • Panelist: Understanding the Civil Justice System, CAALA December 2007
  • Panel: Managing Difficult/High Profile Clients:  ABTL April 22, 2008
  • Faculty: CJSP State of the Art in Jury Management. Manhattan Beach, August 6-8, 2008
  • Faculty: ABTL Conference Judicial Perspectives Hawaii September 27, 2008
  • Faculty: Jury Strategies  ABTL Conference October 17,  2008
  • Faculty: CJSP Hot Topics in Evidence: Juror Questions, La Jolla October 22, 2008
  • Los Angeles Inns of Court Litigation Section: Brown Bag hour with lawyers January 2009
  • MC: Judicial Enrobing for Los Angeles Superior Court 2009-2010
  • Santa Monica Bar Association Presentation ADR and Settlement Conferences June 2009
  • Consumer Attorneys Annual Conference: Panelist: Evidence. Las Vegas September 2009
  • ABTL: Cultural Considerations in Cross Border Litigation Colorado Springs October 2009
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association panel Picking a Jury in Times Like These. February 10, 2010
  • Panelist, ASCDC Annual Seminar:  Ethics of Pleadings and Discovery,  March 4, 2010
  • Panelist: Jury Voir Dire Battle of the Titans. ABTL March 9, 2010
  • Presentation: Jury Innovations in a Difficult Economy California State Federal Judicial Council  June  2010
  • Panelist: Progress of Jury Reform Nationwide ABA Symposium on Juries: Washington DC. October 2010
  • CJA Midyear Conference Program: Care and Feeding of Jurors in This Cyberworld April 2011
  • Los Angeles Superior Court Civil Training: Managing Your Courtroom  April 15, 2011
  • Speaker: Santa Monica Bar Association: Anatomy of a Civil Trial May 26, 2011
  • ABOTA Mock Trial Judge June 10, 2011
  • ABOTA National Jury Summit “The Jury Trial of the 21st Century” Chicago June 23-24, 2011
  • Panelist, Southwestern Law School, Judges View of Jurors, November 1, 2011
  • CJER Faculty Self Represented Litigants and Difficult Defendants  Costa Mesa, February 2012 
  • ABOTA Masters program:  Masters in Opening Statements and Closing Arguments, June 2012
  • MiniOpening Statements; Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Conference, Feb 2014
  • Faculty, State Bar Staff Counsel CLE, Voir Dire: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go, March 20, 2015
  • LEAD Summit 2019 UCLA LAW SCHOOL; panelist, March 2019
  • ABA Section of Dispute Resolution webinar “New Mediation Series #6 of 6 -- Evaluative Mediation: Methods, Risks, Ethics, and Rewards, March 2019
  • UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW WOMEN LEAD SUMMIT 2019 Insights from Judiciary on Careers and Effective Advocacy March 1, 2019
  • ABA Webinar Evaluative Mediation Methods, Risks, Ethics and Rewards March 2019 


MCLE PRESENTATIONS

Greenwald Pauly LLP; Sidley Austin LLP ; Santa Monica Bar Association; Southern California Mediation Association; McNicholas & McNicholas LLP; Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office; Los Angeles County Counsel; Kendall Brill & Kleiger LLP; Hollins Law; USC Law School Alumni Association; Greenberg Glusker; Santa Monica City Attorneys Office; Musick Peeler; Gipson Hoffman & Pancione; Securities Exchange Committee;  State Bar of California Litigation Section, Los Angeles Securities and  Exchange Commission, McCune & Harber LLP.,Dickstein & Shapiro Iranian American Bar Association National Conference, Santa Monica Bar Association, Reback McAndrew, Kjar, Warford & Stockalper, Ervin Cohen & Jessup, Steptoe & Johnson, Orange County Bar ADR Section, USC Alumni Association, Los Angeles County Counsel, Fulbright & Jawarsky