Providing Mediation and Arbitration Services

I am very pleased to announce that I had the distinct honor over the past month of being able to complete my mediator training with the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution on October 9, 2020.  Pepperdine’s forty-hour course, Mediating the Litigated Case, along with my deep background of 30+ years …

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The Ethical Implications of Moonlighting

I recently published “the Ethical Implications of Moonlighting” in the For the Record column with the San Diego Bar Association. The article addresses ethical and risk management concerns arising when a lawyer fully employed by one firm takes an after-hours position with another law firm. These important considerations include the risk of discipline. Read the …

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Appointment to ABA Standing Committee on Professional Regulation

I am very pleased to learn that I have been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Professional Regulation. The committee’s work is “developing, promoting, coordinating, and strengthening professional disciplinary and regulatory programs and procedures throughout the nation, including developing and promoting ABA activities relating to professional discipline, model rules for disciplinary enforcement …

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Webinar: Civility in the Practice of Law

Join Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole Buckner in a webinar July 28 at 12:00 p.m. PDT on civility and the practice of law hosted by the San Diego County Bar Association. Learn more and register here. Below is SDCBA's description of the event: While attorneys may have an obligation to act as zealous advocates …

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