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    Jay M. Finkelman PhD
    Professor & Chair, Industrial-Organizational Business Psychology Dept. - Human Resource Management
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Los Angeles Campus

    617 W. 7th Street, 9th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-

    Phone: (415) 505-4327
    Alternate: (213) 615-7267
    Email: jfinkelman@thechicagoschool.edu
    www.thechicagoschool.edu
    http://www.LinkedIn.com/pub/jay-finkelman/1/65/515

    Specialties
    Human Resources, workplace investigations, employment discrimination (gender/age/race/disability), sexual harassment, retaliation, ADA, interactive process, reasonable accommodation, wage & hours, independent contractor status, negligent hiring/retention, wrongful termination, performance evaluation, statistical analysis, ergonomics.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD; MBA; Master of Legal Studies (MLS); BA; Licensed Psychologist (CA & NY).
    Formal Education
    PhD, Indurtrial-Organizational Psychology, New York University; MBA, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bernard Baruch School of Business, The City University of New York; Master of Legal Studies, The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
    Reg/Lic
    Licensed Psychologist (California & NY); Board Certified in Forensic Psychology (Diplomate Status); Board Certified in Organizational and Business Consulting Psychology (Diplomate Status); Certified Employment Specialist; Board Certified in Professional Ergonomics.
    Previous/Current Position
    Department Chair and Professor of Industrial-Organizational and Business Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Previously: Vice President of Academic Affairs, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; Professor and System-wide Director of Alliant International University's California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), Organizational Psychology Division; Senior Vice President & General Manager, Kelly Services (Staffing), Metro Markets Division.
    Honors/Awards
    Award for Excellence in Teaching, The City University of New York, Multiple Faculty Research Awards, The City University of New York; Psi Chi Honor Society in Psychology; Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society in Business; Delta Sigma Rho - Tau Kappa Alpha Honor Society in Public Speaking & Debate; Founders Day Award, New York University; Service Award as Interim Dean, Alliant International University; Presenter to Defense Research Institute; Demonstration to American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA) in San Francisco, 2013; Fellow American Psychological Association.
    Prof. Affil.
    California Psychological Association, Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists, Society of Consulting Psychologists, The Industrial Psychology, Consulting Psychology and Engineering Psychology Divisions of the American Psychological Association, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and the Society for Human Resources Management.
    Publications
    Over 100 publications, mostly in top tier refereed journals and three books. Special Issue Editor, Legal and forensic issues in management, The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 2005. - The Psychologist manager: Success models for psychologists in executive positions. Hogrefe Publishing (2013); - How to protect the intellectual property of I-O and consulting psychology interventions and gain a competitive advantage: secrecy, copyright, and patent eligibility through empirical components. Consulting Psychology Journal, 66 (2),2014; - Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation: The dysfunctional side of diversity. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research. Vol 59(4), 2007.
    Prior Expert
    Dr. Finkelman served as a senior manager, consultant and expert witness in employment, staffing and human resources management for over two decades and conducted numerous investigations. He had hundreds of retentions and depositions and testified at trial, as an expert in employment practices, 58 times, equally for plaintiffs and defendants.
  • Featured Lister
    Mark I. Levy MD
    Medical Director
    Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp.

    655 Redwood Highway, Suite 271
    Mill Valley, CA 94941-

    Phone: (415) 388-8040
    Fax: (415) 388-1225
    Email: mark@levymd.com
    www.fpamed.com

    Specialties
    Mass Tort Litigation; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - accidents, slip & fall, disaster, violence, loss/bereavement, death/divorce, torture, terrorization, sexual abuse/harassment, incest, rape/molestation, pain (PTSD symptoms: anxiety, depression, difficulty concentrating, flashbacks, extreme moodiness, hyper-vigilance, fearfulness, reduced performance, sexual dysfunction); ADA-Americans with Disabilities Act; Psychoanalysis; Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology; Boundary Violations; Malpractice.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MD (CA, HI). Diplomate of the American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, Adult & Forensic Psychiatry.
    Formal Education
    AB, MD, Columbia University.
    Reg/Lic
    MD (CA, HI); DEA, QME (currently inactive).
    Previous/Current Position
    Asst. Clinical Professor/Psychiatry, UCSF; Faculty UCSF and San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute; Former Chairman San Francisco Foundation for Psychoanalysis; Media Medical Expert.
    Honors/Awards
    Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association.
    Prof. Affil.
    UCSF, Dept. of Psychiatry, Asst. Clinical Professor; Distinguished Life Fellow of American, California and Northern California Psychiatric Associations; Member of International Psychoanalytic Assn.; former officer & board member, San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute and Society; American Academy of Psychiatry and The Law; Founder and former Chairman San Francisco Foundation for Psychoanalysis; Psych. lecturer to Bar Association of San Francisco.
    Publications
    15 publications including "The use of Forensic Psychiatry in Catastrophic Injury and Multi-Party Litigation" BNA (Bllomberg) Insight, (13:23 Dec. 2013). "Stressing The Point: PTSD - What It Is and What It Is Not" For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, Nov. 1995. "Shrink in the Courtroom," (2000) and "Assessing the Truth," (2000), San Francisco Attorney Magazine.
    Prior Expert
    Approx. 450 civil cases involving allegations of psychological injury. Defense: plaintiff 65% - 35%. PTSD, ADA, FEHA, Sexual harassment, psychotic states, incest, depression, drug/alcohol abuse, phobias; Psychiatric malpractice: Wrongful death, sexual or financial impropriety. Approx. 350 depositions; testified at trial in Federal and State Court 46 times.
  • Featured Lister
    Brian H. Kleiner PhD
    Professor of Human Resource Management
    at prestigious California university

    551 Santa Barbara Avenue
    Fullerton, CA 92835-2463

    Phone: (714) 879-9705
    Alternate: (714) 595-1891
    Fax: (714) 879-5600
    Email: bkleinerphdmba@gmail.com

    Specialties
    Evaluating workplace policies/practices concerning: discrimination/harassment prevention (training, interactive process, reasonable accommodation); investigations; corrective actions (discipline, termination); hiring; compensation/wage and hours/benefits; violence, OSHA; CFRA/FMLA, retaliation, RIFs.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, MBA, PhD.
    Formal Education
    BS, Business Administration, Drexel, 1969; MBA, Management, University of CA, Los Angeles, 1973; PhD, Management, University of CA, Los Angeles, 1977.
    Reg/Lic
    Lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in both Business Management and Psychology.
    Previous/Current Position
    Human resources manager for Ford Motor Company; Consultant to over 100 organizations concerning how to improve human resource management policies and practices.
    Honors/Awards
    2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011, Received university research award for quality of articles published in the most recent five years. 2008, Favorably featured in Employment Law Verdict Reports. 2007, Profiled in Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin. 2001, Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activity Award. 2000, Faculty Merit Award. 1998, Creative and Scholarly Activity Award. 1997 and 1996 Performance Award. 1996, "Teacher Scholar" Award. 1995-96, Taught first graduate courses on managing human resources and human behavior in organizations ever to be publicly televised. 1993, Nominee for Bradford Outstanding Educator in United States Award. 1992, Finalist for Outstanding Faculty Award, SBAE. 1986-90, Meritorious Performance Award. Selected for Marquis' Who's Who in Business Higher Education, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in California, and Who's Who in the World.
    Prof. Affil.
    Society For Human Resource Management; Society For Nonprofits.
    Publications
    Over 500 including "When it's time to say good-by: How to discharge workers without legal hassles," and "Workplace reduction guidelines," which was reproduced in a college textbook titled "Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Management," published by McGraw-Hill in 2009. Also, "Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems," one of the most downloaded articles of all time with over 12,500 downloads.
    Prior Expert
    Have given trial testimony over 60 times for plaintiffs and defense in numerous California federal and state courts.
  • Featured Lister
    Edward J. Hyman PhD
    R. Nevitt Sanford Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry and Law, Emeritus, Center for Social Research
    Director, California Institute of Forensic Sciences

    2029 Durant Ave.,
    3rd Floor
    Berkeley, CA 94704-1564

    Phone: (415) 388-4479
    Fax: (415) 388-5009
    Email: psychologyexpert@hotmail.com

    Specialties
    Employment Law incl: Discrimination (age, sex, ethnicity, and ADA), Wrongful Termination; Sexual Harassment/Assault; Trauma; Psychiatric/Psychological Malpractice; Police Misconduct; Psychodiagnostic Assessment; review other expert's work. Custody Evaluation reviews; Criminal-serious felonies; capital/special circumstances. Violence and Sexual Violence Risk Assessment. Competency, Sanity, Non-Sanity Defenses of Mitigation and Exculpation. Sentencing in state and federal matters.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD; C. Phil.; AB; Lic. Psychologist, CA. Board of Medical Quality Assurance, 1978, State of Hawaii Psychology Board; Board Cert., Forensic Clinical Psychology; Fellow, California Institute of Forensic Sciences.
    Formal Education
    Senior Fellow, Center for Social Research; PhD, UC Berkeley, 1975; C. Phil., UC Berkeley, 1974; Graduate Studies, Dept. of Social Relations, Harvard University; AB, Psychology & Middle East Languages & Cultures, Columbia College, Columbia University, 1969.
    Reg/Lic
    Lic. Psychologist, Board of Medical Quality Assurance, State of Ca., 1978, Hawaii Psychology Board, 2004; Lic. Marriage Family Therapist, Board of Behavioral Sciences Examiners, State of Ca., 1976; Cert.: Special Master, Divorce and Mediation Law, No. Ca. Mediation Center, Joan Kelly, Ph.D.; Cert.; ADA evaluation/consultation Psychopathy, Hare PCL-R-2 and other Psychopathy measures, child custody evaluations, sexual abuse and violence risk assessments, forensic hypnosis, criminal responsibility, assessment of psychopathy, Amer. Academy of Forensic Psychology; Cert.: Rorschach Performance Assessment System R-PAS, Advanced Cert.: Adults, Children & Adolescents, Forensic Rorschach, Rorschach Performance Assessment System R-PAS, Rorschach Research Foundation; MMPI/MMPI-2, Forensic Psychological Assessment, Neuropsychology, Ca. Psychological Assoc., Forensic MMPI-2, Caldwell Reports, Alex Caldwell, Ph.D., Amer. Academy of Forensic Psychology; Assessment of Temporary and Permanent Impairment and Disability, CSIMS.
    Previous/Current Position
    Director, California Institute of Forensic Sciences; R. Nevitt Sanford Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry and Law Emeritus, Center for Social Research, Berkeley; Assist. Dean, Joint Medical Education Program, UC Berkeley/UCSF; Director, Doctoral Program and Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco, SF; Visiting Professor, Dominican University; Lecturer, UC Berkeley; On-Air Consultant: NBC, ABC, CBS & CNN Network News, Frontline.
    Honors/Awards
    Fellow, California Institute of Forensic Sciences; Fellow, Am. Assoc. for Advancement of Science; Diplomate, Forensic Clinical Psychology; Outstanding Faculty Researcher, USF, 1979; Regents Fellow, Univ.of CA.; Trustee, Am. Child Abuse Prevention Soc.; Consultant, US DOJ; State of California DOJ; Dir., Inst. of Forensic Sciences, UC-Berkeley, 1976-78; Who's Who In The Frontier of Science and Technology, Who's Who in America; Recruiting Committee, Columbia University, Columbia College, Chair; Alumni Admissions Committee, Columbia College; Board, No. Ca. Alumni Assoc., Columbia University; Columbia College Deans Award, 2009.
    Prof. Affil.
    Amer. Psych. Assoc.; Am. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science; Am. Child Abuse Prevention Society, Trustee; Orthopsychiatric Assoc.; Am. Assoc. of University Professors; Am. College of Forensic Psychology; Am. Board of Forensic Medicine, Diplomate and Fellow; Am. Board of Psychological Specialties, Diplomate and Fellow, Member, Examination Committee; Am. Psychological Law Society, Founding Member; International Society of Political Psychology, Member; Int'l Soc. for Applied Psychology; International Society of Political Psychology.
    Publications
    numerous incl: LIFE STRESS S.B. Day, Ed., VanNostrand Reinhold Medical Series, Child Abuse and Stress: Sociosituational Interpretation; "Are Competency Exams Competent?", Annals of American College of Forensic Psychology, 1996; "Ethical and Legal Challenges to Psychodiagnostic Evidence," Society for Personality Assessment Forensic Issues, 2003; "Parental - Child Alienation Syndrome: Reformulation for the New Millennium," Annals of American College of Forensic Psychology, 2003; Theodore Kaczynski: A Case Study, Society of Personality Assessment, 2012, MMPI/2 in Forensics Applications, Society of Personality Assesment 2014.
    Prior Expert
    PLAINTIFFS:DISCRIMINATION; Lagrone v IBC Wonderbread (race/sex), Bravo v Pillsbury (sex); Mukihtiar v CSU (race/ethnicity); Rasczewski v DOD (age), Rose-Lee v UC (race/sex); Getten v Sanwa Bank (religious); Mullen v G.E. Westinghouse (sexual/assault); DEFENSE: Gruwell v CircuitSales (sex/harass.); Police Misconduct: PLANTIFFS: Alire v SanPedro; Rotger v Oakland; DEFENSE: Barry v F.B.I., Gregsby v Berkeley; Miago v BART (PI), Angle v Kaiser (med. Mal.); CRIMINAL US v Kaczynski: People v Brenden T. (6 yr old attmpt. murder), DEFENSE: People v Andy W. (15 yr. old killed schoolmates/teachers); People v Hudson (molest); People v Torrente (2 Spec. Circ.); People v Livingston (3 Spec. Circ.) People v Bush (Appellate); People v Jeffery T. (17 yr. old attmpt. murder); PROSECUTION: People v Luis M. (11 yr. old killed 16 yr. old); People v Helzer (serial capital murder), People v. Ary (Appellate case). Offices in Berkeley, Capitola, Carmel, Fairfield, Sausalito, Encino, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Newport Beach, New York, Minneapolis and Munich.
  • Featured Lister
    Amy Oppenheimer Esq

    1442 A Walnut Street, # 234
    Berkeley, CA 94709-

    Phone: (510) 393-4212
    Email: amy@amyopp.com
    www.amyopp.com

    Specialties
    Workplace harassment, retaliation and discrimination policies, procedures, investigations and corrective action; Workplace investigations and factfinding; Case evaluation; Training on harassment prevention, investigations and employment discrimination.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, JD.
    Formal Education
    BA, Anthropology, University of CA, Berkeley, 1975; JD, University of CA, Davis, 1980.
    Reg/Lic
    CA (active), D.C. (inactive), VA Bars (inactive).
    Previous/Current Position
    Law practice focused on impartial investigations of allegations of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing and misconduct; training managers and human resource professionals; and mediation. Member of DFEH Statewise Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. Member of the Board of Directors of AWI Association of Workplace Investigations. Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association; Investigation of Employment Discrimination Claims, Delany Siegel, Zorn.
    Honors/Awards
    Phi Beta Kappa; Reginald Heber Smith Fellow.
    Prof. Affil.
    Past President, Board of Directors, AWI Association of Workplace Investigations, Vice chair, Labor & Employment section of State Bar of California.
    Publications
    16; Investigating Workplace Harassment: How to be Fair, Thorough, and Legal (Society of HR Management, 2002); Understanding and Eliminating Bias in Investigations, CAOWIQuarterly, Vol 2, No. 1 + 2, 2011; Investigating Workplace Harassment and Discrimination, Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 29, No. 4, Spring 2004.
    Prior Expert
    Testified over fifty times in federal and state cases for plaintiff and defense; Court qualified expert on human resource practices concerning preventing and responding to harassment discrimination and on workplace investigations.

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