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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
San Francisco City Attorney’s Office 
    Frank Busch
Wagstaffe, von Loewenfeldt, Busch & Radwick
    Eric Fastiff
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
    Derek Foran
Morrison & Foerster

Zuzana Ikels
Hooper Lundy & Bookman

    Christopher Micheletti
    Warrington Parker
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
    Colin West
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Katy Young
Ad Astra Law Group

Barristers Representative

Audrey Siegal
The Cartwright Law Firm, Inc.

General Information?

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