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Basil Plastiras

Plastiras & Terrizzi

24 Professional Center Pkwy
Suite 150
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 472-8100 Fax: (415) 472-8110 Email: Basil@ptlegal.com Website: 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, UC Hastings College of Law, 1975.

Registration and Licenses

California Licensed Attorney & Real Estate Broker.

Previous/Current Position

CEO, 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; UC Hastings Board of Trustees.

Prof. Affiliations

State Bar of CA - Civil Litigation, Real Property and Economics, Wills & Trusts.

Prior Expert

Expert witness in 108 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.

Joel Mark, Esq.

919 Box Canyon Trail
Palm Desert, CA 92211-7434
Phone: (805) 701-7731 Alternate: (760) 200-4554 Fax: (760) 772-6665 Email: jmark4law@gmail.com

Specialties

Over 110+ engagements as an expert witness and consulting engagements in Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics and Legal Malpractice (litigation) matters.

Degrees/Licenses

AB, 1969; JD, 1972

Formal Education

A.B. History, U.C. Berkeley, 1969
J.D. Law, U.C. Hastings, 1972

Publications

Over 130+ Lectures & Publications on Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics & Legal Malpractice (Litigation).

Prior Expert

110+ Engagements in Legal Fees, Legal Ethics, Attorney Malpractice and Law Firm Dissolution

KPC LEGAL AUDIT SERVICES, INC.

President

André E. Jardini

550 North Brand Boulevard
Suite 1500
Glendale, CA 91203
Phone: (818) 547-5000 Alternate: (818) 547-5178 Fax: (818) 547-5329 Email: AEJ@KPCLegal.com Website: www.kpclegal.com

Specialties

Review and audit of attorney and expert invoices; Expert testimony via written declaration, reports and/or court appearance; Consultation on legal cost containment; Training seminars and MCLE Programs.

Degrees/Licenses

Juris Doctor; ABOTA; NALFA.

Gary Greenfield

Legal Fee Analyst / Expert Witness

Litigation Cost Management

1736 Franklin Street
Suite 700
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 834-1555 Alternate: (510) 882-1600 Fax: (510) 217-9700 Email: ggreenfield@litcost.com Website: www.litcost.com

Specialties

Legal fee analyses/audits since 1991; insurance coverage, patent/other IP, and other litigation re: reasonableness of legal fees; written/oral testimony both for parties seeking attorneys' fees and opposing attorney fee requests; 15 yrs. exp. in all phases of complex litigation; court-appointed special master.

Degrees/Licenses

JD, AB.

John S. Preston

Attorney

Law Offices of John S. Preston

1060 Clarendon Cr.
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510) 289-0766 Email: johnprestonmediation@gmail.com Website: www.johnprestonmediation.com

Specialties

(A) Specializing w Mediation + Arbitration regarding CAR purchase and sale agreements; Real Estate - all aspects of Real Estate law/practice incl: Buyer & Seller Disputes; Easement, Options, Inspections, Partitions, Construction, Broker Disclosure, Standards of care, Limited Partnerships: Purchase and Sale Contracts, Mortgage and Lending Practices;
(B) Attorney Fee Disputes, Trial testimony regarding reasonable fees has included Lodestar method, Laffey Matrix, Vague & Duplicate billing entries, Block Billing, ambiguous hourly rates. (C) Law Firm Dissolution, Mediation/dispute resolution.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, JD, Real Estate Broker (1994), Certified Mediator (UC Berkeley) 87237.

Formal Education

BA, Economics, Syracuse University, 1969; JD, Law, University of Wisconsin, 1972. Wisconsin Law Review.

Registration and Licenses

Licensed Real Estate Broker, State Bar (CA)

Previous/Current Position

General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Fayette Manufacturing Corp. Duties included loan agreements, investment prospectuses, limited partnerships and every aspect of corporate troubleshooting, as well as commercial leases, easements, licenses and managing law firms (including reasonable billing practices and fees). Panelist Mediator, Bay Area Counties, regarding attorney fee disputes. Conducted in excess of 200 mediations and arbitrations.

Honors/Awards

University of Wisconsin Law Review, 1972. Current member, SF INNS of Court.

Prof. Affiliations

CA State Bar Association; AAA, PSA and NYSE arbitration and East Bay county mediation panels.

Prior Expert

(A) RE Expert testimony in over a dozen trials: 20+ yrs testimony. Acted as: Principal, RE Broker, General/Limited Partner, Litigator, Appellate Lawyer, Arbitrator & Mediator. Credentialed Testimony Includes: CAR contracts; "Attorney Fee Clauses" and determination and award of reasonable legal fees, "Agency Relationships" (& other normally inadmissible contractual matters). Credential Expert Testimony includes determination of reasonable and necessary attorney fees during retention using a variety of factors. (B) Arbitrated/Mediated 250+ cases (many with Atty Fees Provisions & Awards).

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