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  • Joel Mark

    919 Box Canyon Trail
    Palm Desert, CA 92211-

    Phone: (760) 200-4554
    Alternate: (805) 701-7731
    Fax: (760) 772-6665
    Email: jmark@normandowler.com

    Specialties
    Over 85 Engagements in Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics, Legal Malpractice and Law Firm Dissolutions. State Bar CMFA and COPRAC Committees (19 years) 44 Years' Experience Business Litigation and Attorney Malpractise.
    Formal Education
    A.B. History, U.C. Berkeley, 1969 J.D. Law, U.C. Hastings, 1972
    Publications
    Over 120 Lectures & Publications on Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics & Legal Malpractice (Litigation).
    Prior Expert
    85+ Engagments in Legal Fees, Legal Ethics, Attorney Malpractice and Law Firm Dissolution
  • Carol M. Langford
    Law Office of Carol M. Langford

    100 Pringle Avenue, Suite 570
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596-

    Phone: (925) 938-3870
    Fax: (925) 938-3886
    Email: langford@usfca.edu
    www.clangford.com

    Specialties
    Consultation, deposition and trial testimony and expert declarations in matters including legal ethics and malpractice, attorney practice and standard of care, State Bar matters and fee disputes.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, JD.
    Formal Education
    BA, San Diego State University, cum laude, 1981; JD, University of San Francisco School of Law, 1986.
    Reg/Lic
    State Bar (CA, 1986; Wash. DC, 1989); United States Supreme Court, 1991.
    Previous/Current Position
    Lecturer of Legal Ethics, University of California/Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law. Adjunct Professor of Legal Ethics and Legal Research and Writing, McGeorge School of Law. Partner, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough. Partner, Langford & Bell, LLP.
    Honors/Awards
    Adjunct Professor of the Year, University of San Francisco School of Law. Lichtenstein Distinguished Professorship of Legal Ethics. Woman of the Year for Women Who Seek Justice. Ethics Consultant, Judicial Council of California. Wiley Manuel Pro bono awards. Women Helping Women Award, Soroptimist International.
    Prof. Affil.
    Appointee, Commission for the Revision of the Rules of Professional Conduct; Appointee, Disciplinary Standards Committee, Member, B.P. Litigation Ethics Panel; Chair, Intellectual Property Law Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee, American Bar Association; Member, Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee; Chair, Counsel of Section Chairs; Chair, Section Executive Committee, Law Practice Management and Technology; Chair, State Bar Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct; Bar Association of San Francisco Legal Ethics Committee; Contra Costa Professionalism Committee; Board of Directors, Chair, Contra Costa County Bar Association Pro Bono Section.
    Publications
    Numerous publications including textbook, Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law (Lexis, 4th Edition 2013); and book The Moral Compass of the American Lawyer (Ballantine, 1999). Betting on the Client: Alternative Litigation Funding Is An Ethically Risky Proposition for Attorneys And Clients, USF Law Review, 2015. Blinded by Science; Conflicts of Interest in Patent Cases, ABA Professional Lawyer, Spring 2002. Law Review articles include Chairing an Ethics Committee in the New Millennium (2002); Reflections on Confidentiality: A Practitioner's Response to Spaulding V. Zimmerman (2000); (Both Hofstra Law Review); "You're Outta Here!" Proposed Disqualification Standards For Texas Courts (2000) (South Texas Law Review). Other articles include Barbarians at the Bar: Regulation of the Legal Profession through the Admissions Process, Hofstra Law Review 2009; International Ethics: A Shanghai Surprise, State Bar Journal, 2001; Ethics in Ashes (the Tobacco Companies), California Lawyer, 1998; Ethics Issues in Representing Partnerships, California Lawyer (February, 1996).
    Prior Expert
    Testimony in California Municipal and Superior Courts and before the State Bar on proposed changes to the Rules by the Legislature; testimony in federal and state cases venued both in and out-of-state on ethics, standard of care and attorney conduct in general. Public testimony on ethics rules proposed revisions.

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