André E. Jardini Esq.President
KPC LEGAL AUDIT SERVICES, INC.550 North Brand Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91203 Phone: (818) 547-5000 Alternate: (818) 547-5178 Fax: (818) 547-5329 Email: AEJ@KPCLegal.com Website: www.kpclegal.com
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.
Juris Doctor; ABOTA; NALFA.
John S. Preston Esq.Attorney
Law Offices of John S. Preston1060 Clarendon Cr.
Oakland, CA 94610 Phone: (510) 289-0766 Email: email@example.com Website: www.johnprestonmediation.com
(A) Specializing in 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.
BA, JD, Real Estate Broker (1994), Certified Mediator (UC Berkeley) 87237.
BA, Economics, Syracuse University, 1969; JD, Law, University of Wisconsin, 1972. Wisconsin Law Review.
Registration and Licenses
Licensed Real Estate Broker, State Bar (CA)
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.
University of Wisconsin Law Review, 1972. Current member, SF INNS of Court.
CA State Bar Association; AAA, PSA and NYSE arbitration and East Bay county mediation panels.
(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).
Gary GreenfieldLegal Fee Analyst / Expert Witness
Litigation Cost Management1736 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 834-1555 Alternate: (510) 882-1600 Fax: (510) 217-9700 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.litcost.com
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.
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: email@example.com Website: www.joelmarkesq.com
Over 110+ engagements as an expert witness and consulting engagements in Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics and Legal Malpractice (litigation) matters.
AB, 1969; JD, 1972
A.B. History, U.C. Berkeley, 1969
J.D. Law, U.C. Hastings, 1972
Over 130+ Lectures & Publications on Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics & Legal Malpractice (Litigation).
110+ Engagements in Legal Fees, Legal Ethics, Attorney Malpractice and Law Firm Dissolution
Michael G. Watters, Esq.Attorney/Managing Partner
O'Brien Watters & Davis, LLP3510 Unocal Place
Santa Rosa, CA 95403-0918 Phone: (707) 545-7010 Alternate: (707) 326-5658 Fax: (707) 544-2861 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.michaelgwatters.com
Standards of Care; REO Disputes; Ethics
Basil Plastiras Esq.
Plastiras & Terrizzi24 Professional Center Pkwy
San Rafael, CA 94903 Phone: (415) 472-8100 Fax: (415) 472-8110 Email: Basil@ptlegal.com Website: www.ptlegal.com
Attorney malpractice, Real Estate, Attorney Ethics.
JD, BA, Atty. and Commercial Real Estate broker.
BA, UC Berkeley; JD, UC Hastings College of Law, 1975.
Registration and Licenses
California Licensed Attorney & Real Estate Broker.
CEO, Plastiras & Terrizzi; CEO/President, Parkway Properties Investment Corporation.
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.
State Bar of CA - Civil Litigation, Real Property and Economics, Wills & Trusts.
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.