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Continuing Legal Education at the Bar Association of San Francisco: Committees


The Litigation Section seeks to

  • Educate its members regarding current litigation developments
  • Serve as a liaison between members of the local bar and the local state and federal bench
  • Provide comments regarding proposed changes in statutes and regulations affecting litigators
  • Promote the highest standards of ethical conduct among litigators


Chair: Laurie Mims

Laurie Mims
Keker, Van Nest & Peters


Vice Chair:



Scott Lawson

Scott Lawson
Pennington Lawson

Secretary: Lauren Kramer

Lauren  Kramer
Rogers Joseph O'Donnell

Immediate Past Chair Warren Metlitzky Warren Metlitzky 
Conrad & Metlitzky
Executive Committee
    Zachary Alinder
Sideman & Bancroft
    Rebecca Bers
    Megan Cesare-Eastman
City Attorney's Office
    Patrick Doolittle
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
    Eric Fastiff
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
    Derek Foran
Morrison & Foerster

Zuzana Ikels

    Sonali Maitra
Durie Tangri
    Christopher Micheletti
    Warrington Parker
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
    Nikki Vo
    Colin West
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Katy Young
Ad Astra Law Group

General Information?

If you seek general information about a section or committee, email Raquel Cabading (BASF CLE Director) at Or call Raquel at (415) 982-1600.

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