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    Lawrence H. Jacobson Esq.

    9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1250
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212-

    Phone: (310) 271-0747
    Fax: (310) 271-0757
    Email: law.jac@lhjpc.com
    www.lawrencejacobson.com

    Specialties
    Real estate attorney (50+ years) and California Real Estate Broker (40+ years). Expertise includes interpretation of real estate documents, real estate and mortgage brokers’ standard of care, custom & usage, mortgage banking, lawyer malpractice in real estate and business transactions, legal ethics and fee disputes.
    Degrees/Licenses
    AB; JD; Real estate broker (CA).
    Formal Education
    Juris Doctorate, U.C.L.A. Law School, 1967; A.B. (Political Science), U.C.L.A., 1964.
    Reg/Lic
    Certificate in Archaeology (earned with distinction), U.C.L.A. Extension, 2009; Community College Instructor, (Ca.) in the area of Law, Notary (1973).
    Previous/Current Position
    Lawrence H. Jacobson was installed as the 2011-2012 President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Has served as a judge pro tem for the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Municipal Court Systems; has been an adjunct professor of law in the area of real estate secured transactions and administrative law; former Vice-President, Legal Affairs of the California Association of Realtors; Legal Counsel to the Beverly Hills, and the San Fernando Valley Board of Realtors; Currently, legal counsel to the Newport Beach Association of Realtors.
    Honors/Awards
    Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated since 1980; Senior Editor, U.C.L.A. Law Review; Insurance Counsel Journal Award; Order of the Coif; Recipient of the California Continuing Education of the Bar’s 2011 “Spirit of CEB” Award.
    Prof. Affil.
    State Bar of California; American Bar Association; Former Trustee, Los Angeles County Bar Association; President, Association of Real Estate Attorneys, 1978-1979; California State Bar Real Estate Steering Committee, 2011-present; Past President, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee, California State Bar, Los Angeles County Bar and Beverly Hills Bar Association Fee Arbitration Panels.
    Publications
    He is a published author and frequent speaker on real estate. Among others: "The California Lottery Law," 48 California State Bar Journal 58, 1973; "Broker’s Liability for Sale of Defective Homes," 52 Los Angeles Bar Journal 346, 1977; "Appraiser’s Liability for False or Negligently Prepared Appraisal," 12 Appraisal and Mortgage Underwriting Journal 20, 1990; "Phantom Income - Understanding Taxable Gain From Foreclosure," Los Angeles Daily Journal, Real Property Law August 3, 1995; "The Expert Witness in Real Estate Litigation: A User’s Guide," Real Property Law Reporter March 2004; "Tenancy-in-Common: An Old Dog Learns New Tricks," 25 California Real Property Journal 25, 2007; "On Wearing Two Hats: Ethical Considerations for the Attorney-Expert Witness," California Civil Litigation Reporter, February 2007; Contributing Author, "California Real Estate Brokers: Law and Litigation" (Cal CEB 2009).
    Prior Expert
    Lawrence H. Jacobson is a highly respected expert witness throughout California. Mr. Jacobson has been an expert witness for over 40 years while maintaining a successful law practice. Extensive expertise in legal malpractice, ethics, real estate brokerage custom and practice and all real estate related issues. Has been retained in approximately 200 cases as an expert witness in cases involving the interpretation of real estate documents, real estate and mortgage brokers’ standard of care, legal malpractice involving real estate, corporate finance, merger and acquisition, legal ethics and legal fee disputes.
  • Featured Lister
    Arnold R. Rabin MD
    Ophthalmology Specialist
    Mill Valley Eye Center

    279 Miller Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94941-

    Phone: (415) 380-1950
    Fax: (415) 963-4367
    Email: synapdoc@comcast.net
    www.marineyemds.com

    Specialties
    Ophthalmology; Eye injuries; Eye surgery; Surgical complications; Decreased Vision; Medical Malpractice; Neuro-ophthalmology; Industrial medicine; Disability; Glaucoma; Cataract; Laser; Retina; Visual assessment; Medical instrumentation; Electrodiagnosis; ERG-VEP; Biomedical engineering; Genetics.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BEE, MSEE, MD (CA, NY, MA).
    Formal Education
    Harvard Medical School, Ophthalmology Resident, 1978-81; MD, Boston University, 1977; Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School, 1978-81; MSEE, Biomedical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1972; BEE, Electrical Engineering, City College of New York, 1969.
    Reg/Lic
    MD.
    Previous/Current Position
    Research Associate, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Fellow Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital; Visiting Professor; University of British Columbia; Attending Ophthalmologist, UCSF. Fellowship Retina and Vitreous.
    Honors/Awards
    Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Academy of Ophthalmology; San Francisco Medical Society; Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society; Clinical Faculty, UCSF; California Medical Association.
    Publications
    Numerous publications including "Retinal Toxicity of Miconazole."
    Prior Expert
    Extensive: Personal injury, California Medical Reviewer (CMRI), Medical malpractice, chart review, testimony at deposition and trial over 25 years experience.
  • Featured Lister
    Basil Plastiras Esq
    Plastiras & Terrizzi

    24 Professional Center Pkwy., Suite 150
    San Rafael, CA 94903-

    Phone: (415) 472-8100
    Fax: (415) 472-8110
    Email: Basil@ptlegal.com
    www.ptlegal.com

    Specialties
    Attorney malpractice, Real Estate, Attorney Ethics.
    Degrees/Licenses
    JD, BA, Atty. and Commercial Real Estate broker.
    Formal Education
    BA, UC Berkeley; JD, Hastings College of Law, 1975.
    Reg/Lic
    California Licensed Attorney & Real Estate Broker.
    Previous/Current Position
    Partner, Plastiras & Terrizzi; CEO/President, Parkway Properties Investment Corporation.
    Honors/Awards
    Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated since 1986; Listed: National Bar Register of Preeminent lawyers; California Superlawyer; Top Attorneys in Northern California, San Francisco Magazine; Instructor: Civil Litigation, corporations and partnerships; Dominican University; UC Hastings College of Civil Advocacy Program.
    Prof. Affil.
    State Bar of CA - Civil Litigation, Real Property and Economics, Wills & Trusts.
    Prior Expert
    Expert witness in over 100 legal malpractice actions; Court appointed arbitrator in more than 100 Superior Court actions since 1985. Counsel in hundreds of Legal Malpractice Actions. Real Estate Management & Brokerage Standard of Care. State Bar Fee Arbitrator.
  • Featured Lister
    Nora Ostrofe MBA
    Senior Manager
    HSNO

    San Francisco Headquarters
    1330 Broadway, Suite 430
    Oakland, CA 94612-

    Phone: (510) 388-4415
    Alternate: (510) 740-0376
    Fax: (510) 740-0392
    Email: nostrofe@hsno.com
    www.hsno.com

    Specialties
    Professional, affordable economic loss valuation in business, personal injury (including medical malpractice), wrongful death, employment, and marital litigation. Offices in Southern California also.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, Economics, UCLA; MBA, St. Mary's College; Certificate in Accounting, UC Berkeley; Accredited Valuation Analyst, NACVA; Certified Earnings Analyst, AREA.
  • Paul A. Fitzgerald MD
    Clinical Professor of Medicine
    University of CA, San Francisco

    350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 710
    San Francisco, CA 94117-3608

    Phone: (415) 665-1136
    Fax: (415) 665-8500
    Email: paul@fitzgeraldmd.com
    www.fitzgeraldmd.com
    www.LinkedIn.com/pub/dir/Paul/Fitzgerald

    Specialties
    Diabetes, thyroid, adrenal, osteoporosis, pituitary, endocrine tumors, sex hormones, unusual or unsuspected illness, standard of care issues.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MD; Board cert. Internal Medicine; Board cert. in Endocinology and Metabolism.
    Formal Education
    BA, Premedical/Psychology Dartmouth College, 1968; MD, Jefferson Medical College, 1972; Internal Medicine Residency, Presbyterian Medical Center and Hospitals of University of CO, Denver, 1975; Endocrine Fellowship, University of CA, 1978.
    Reg/Lic
    CA.
    Previous/Current Position
    Editor/Author, "Handbook of Clinical Endocrinology," National Council of The Endocrine Society; Executive Medical Board, UCSF; Author, " Endocrine Disorders" in Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment; Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of CA, San Francisco (UCSF).
    Honors/Awards
    University of CA, San Francisco Charlotte Baer Clinical Faculty Award for teaching and community service. "Top Doctor" listings: America's Top Doctors (Castle Connolly), San Francisco Magazine, Best Doctors in America, and Guide to Top Doctors.
    Prof. Affil.
    CA Medical Association; San Francisco Medical Society; Endocrine Society; American Diabetes Association, Past Chapter President; The Endocrine Society. The UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center. Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco.
    Publications
    100+ publications: book chapters, textbooks, medical abstracts and papers.
    Prior Expert
    More than 20 years experience in case review, deposition and trial testimony.
  • John A. Hartog
    President
    Hartog, Baer & Hand

    4 Orinda Way, Suite 250B
    Orinda, CA 94563-

    Phone: (925) 253-1717
    Fax: (925) 253-0334
    Email: info@hartogbaer.com
    www.hartogbaer.com

    Specialties
    Mr. Hartog has served as a consultant and expert witness in matters regarding the standard of care applicable to fiduciaries. He has testified at trials throughout California, Nevada and Hawaii.
    Degrees/Licenses
    L.L.M. (CA); J.D. (CA); B.A. (CA). Certified Specialist: Taxation; Estate Planning, Probate and Trust.
  • Arlene F. Hoffman DPM, PHD
    Podiatrist/Physiologist/Professor

    2100 Webster Street, Suite 202
    San Francisco, CA 94115-2375

    Phone: (415) 923-3535
    Fax: (415) 923-3672
    Email: arlenehoffman@AFHoffman.com
    afhoffman.com

    Specialties
    Blood flow evaluation of the lower extremity; Medical evaluation and treatment of podiatric injuries; Wound healing; Perioperative evaluation; Use of pharmaceuticals and laboratory evaluation; Disease/problems affecting skin, muscles, nerves, bone and blood vessels of the lower extremity.
    Degrees/Licenses
    DPM (CA, NY, GA), PhD.
    Formal Education
    DPM, California College of Podiatric Medicine, 1976; PhD, Physiology, Downstate Medical Center, SUNY, 1966; Fellow, Immunophysiology, Stanford University Medical School, 1967; Resident, Department of Surgery, Jewish Memorial Hospital, 1977.
    Reg/Lic
    DPM; Board Certified, American Board Podiatric Orthopedics and Podiatric Medicine.
    Previous/Current Position
    Clinical Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Western University of Health Sciences; Professor, Podiatric Medicine, Professor and Director Basic Sciences, Chief Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory, Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs, California College of Podiatric Medicine; Chairperson, Exam Committee, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine; Board Trustee, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine; Board Trustee, American Society of Podiatric Medicine; Board Trustee, American Society of Podiatric Dermatology; Board Trustee, American Society of Podiatric Angiology; Special Editor, "The Lower Extremity"; General Editor, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association; Editor, Yearbook of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery; Instructor, City University of New York, Stanford University Medical School and Downstate Medical Center, SUNY.
    Honors/Awards
    Meritorious Service Award, American Podiatric Medical Association; Fellow, National Academies of Practice; American Men and Women Science; Who's Who in American Science.
    Prof. Affil.
    Fellow: American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, American Professional Wound Care Association, American Society of Podiatric Dermatology, American Society of Podiatric Medicine, Academy of Ambulatory Foot Surgery, National Academies of Practice, American Podiatric Medical Association.
    Publications
    Author of over 34 publications including texbook chapters, review articles and research papers. "Digital Pressure Changes Following the Postocclusive Reactive Hyperemia Test in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease."
    Prior Expert
    Record review, independent medical evaluation, deposition and court testimony for both plaintiff and defense.
  • Barbara Luna PhD
    Partner
    White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt

    15490 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-

    Phone: (818) 981-4226
    Fax: (818) 981-4278
    Email: expert@wzwlh.com
    www.wzwlh.com

    Specialties
    Expert witness testimony for complex litigation involving damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and investigative analysis of liability. 500+ times testifying as an expert witness at trial and arbitration. Excellent communications with extensive testimony experience throughout CA and other states. Experts hold PhDs, MBAs, JD's, CPAs, ASAs, CVAs, ABVs, CGREAs, CFFs and CFEs. Prior Big Four accounting firm experience. Areas: Accounting, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business interruption, business dissolution, cash flows available for support, class actions, construction defects + economic damages, delays and cost overruns, elder abuse, false advertising, fraud, insurance, intellectual property including trademark, patent and copyright infringement, and trade secrets, lemon law, lender liability, misrepresentations, partnership disputes, personal injury, product liability, professional malpractice, real estate disputes, securities litigation, tracing, trusts & estates, unfair competition, valuation of businesses, white collar crimes, and wrongful termination.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CGREA.
    Formal Education
    PHD - Applied Math - Harvard MBA/JD - UCLA
    Prior Expert
    Additional contact names: Dean Atkinson, Partner (who is a CPA, CFE and ABV), John Luna, Partner (who is a CPA, CFE, ABV, JD and MBA), Venita McMorris, Partner (who has an MA in Economics).
  • 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.
  • Jeffrey G. Light DDS
    Maxillofacial Prosthodontist

    2650 21st Street, Suite 3
    Sacramento, CA 95818-

    Phone: (916) 451-9400
    Fax: (916) 456-9157
    Email: jeffreylight66@yahoo.com

    Specialties
    Specialist in prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics; Restorative dentistry; Dental malpractice; Oral implant prosthodontics; TMJ disorders; Atypical dental/facial pain; Cranial-mandibular-cervical dysfunction; Certified qualified medical examiner; Expert witness; Assistance in case presentation. Fellow, American College of Prosthodontists. Board Eligible.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, DDS, Lic. #30381 (CA), QME Lic. 003606.
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