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S. L. Shefrin

Chief of Neurology

Marin General Hospital

279 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA, 94941
Phone: (415) 380-1950 Fax: - Email: synapdoc@comcast.net

Specialties

General Neurology; Personal Injury Evaluations; Whiplash; Post Concussive Syndrome; Neck and Back Pain; Headache; Memory Loss; Weakness; Trauma; Toxic Exposure; Malpractice; Carpal Tunnel; Disability Claims; Seizures; Stroke; Parkinson's; Multiple Sclerosis.

Degrees/Licenses

MD.

Formal Education

MD, 1978; Neurology Residency, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center (1982-1985); Internal Medicine Residency, McGill University, (1978-1981); Fellow, Electroencephalography and Neuro-ophthalmology, University of CA, San Francisco (1985-1986); Fellowship in Parkinson's disease and Movement disorders (1998-2000).

Reg/Lic

MD (CA).

Previous/Current Position

Chief of Neurology, Marin General Hospital; Attending Neurologist UCSF - Mt. Zion Hospital; Assistant Neurologist, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

Honors/Awards

Certified American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, 1988; Certified American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981; (Double Boarded).

Prof. Affil.

American Academy of Neurology; American Academy of Internal Medicine.

Publications

Many, including "Therapeutic Advances in Parkinson's disease." Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs. October, 1999.

Prior Expert

Extensive: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Chart Review, Arbitration, Testimony at Deposition and Trial, Plaintiff and Defense. Over 20 years experience.

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Basil Plastiras

Plastiras & Terrizzi

24 Professional Center Pkwy, Suite 150, San Rafael, CA, 94903
Phone: (415) 472-8100 Fax: www.ptleg-al.com Email: Basil@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.

Reg/Lic

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. Affil.

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.

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Lawrence H. Jacobson

9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1250, Beverly Hills, CA, 90212
Phone: (310) 271-0747 Fax: www.lawre-ncejacobson.com Email: law.jac@lhjpc.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 Newport Beach Association of Realtors and the Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors and prior counsel to the Beverly Hills and special counsel to the San Fernando Valley Board 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 2014-2018, 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," cited by the Appellate Court in Easton v. Strassburger, 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.

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Arnold R. Rabin

Ophthalmology Specialist

Mill Valley Eye Center

279 Miller Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94941
Phone: (415) 380-1950 Fax: www.marin-eyemds.com Email: synapdoc@comcast.net

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.

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Ernest J. Robins

President/CEO

Eworks Electrical Power Inc.

280 Newhall Street, San Francisco, CA, 94124
Phone: (415) 596-2359 Alternate: (510) 225-9328 Fax: - Email: erobins@eworksinc.biz

Specialties

Electrical Design and Construction, Hydro and Wind Turbine Systems, Solar Power Systems
and Green Energy Technology, High Voltage Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems Design and
Construction Services, Smart Homes Technologies, EV Battery Charger Systems for Hybrid and All
Electric Vehicles.

Degrees/Licenses

C-10 Electrical Contractor, License #1054324 (CA)

Reg/Lic

Construction Management Certificate (Turner Construction)

Previous/Current Position

Sr. Lead Port Utility Electrician, Port of Oakland, Ca (15 years); High and Medium Voltage Cable Splicing, Relay Testing, Installation and Maintenance; Electrical Construction, Forensic Electrical Inspections, Green Energy Technology, EV Systems Installations, Shore Power Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems, Off-Grid Power Systems Technology and Systems Design, UPS
Genset Systems and Systems Design, Solar, Wind, and Hydro Turbine Systems, Power Integration Design
and Development.

Prof. Affil.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 6 (I.B.E.W)

Prior Expert

35 years of Electrical Construction and Development Design.

Nora Ostrofe

Senior Economist

J.S. Held

San Francisco Headquarters, 1999 Harrison Street, Ste. 1440, Oakland, CA, 94612
Phone: (510) 388-4415 Alternate: (510) 740-0376 Fax: (510) 740-0392 Email: nostrofe@jsheld.com www.JSheld.com

Specialties

Professional, affordable economic loss valuation in the following practice areas: business interruption; business valuation; class action (product liability, wage and hour); divorce | marital dissolution; employment (including class action, wage and hour, wrongful termination); personal injury (including maritime and medical malpractice); valuation of life care plans; and wrongful death.

Degrees/Licenses

BA; MBA; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley; Certified Valuation Analyst, NACVA; Certified Earnings Analyst, AREA

Formal Education

BA, Economics, UCLA; MBA, St. Mary’s College; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley

Prof. Affil.

American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA); Collegium of Pecuniary Damage Experts (CPDE); National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE); National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Publications

Provided upon request.

Prior Expert

Provided upon request.

Andrew Wittenberg

Board Certified Emergency Care Doctor

3350 E. 7th Street, #525, Long Beach, CA, 90804
Phone: (310) 266-6775 Email: awittenberg1@gmail.com www.awittenbergmd.com

Specialties

Chairman Dept Emergency Medicine, practicing ER physician 10+ yrs. Catastrophic Injury, Trauma, Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Failure, Hypothermia, Hemorrhage, Head Injury, Heatstroke, Anaphylactic Shock, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Degrees/Licenses

MD; FACEP; MPH

Michael F. Sedrak

Michael F. Sedrak, M.D., A Medical Corporation

10336 Wilshire Blvd., #602, Los Angeles, CA, 90024
Phone: (310) 728-0494 Fax: (619) 209-7888 Email: mike@sedrak.org

Specialties

Includes: bariatric/breast/general/laparoscopic surgery, burns, emergency, trauma, hernia, medical peer review, case analysis, medical malpractice (screen cases for merit, medical record review, medical bill auditing, standard of care evaluation, identify medical record tampering, identify adherence or deviation from standard of care).

Degrees/Licenses

M.D., CA and NY.

Jeffrey G. Light

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.

Barbara Luna

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

***Names to be included under Barbara:

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).

All the degrees and licences of the above names should be included in the Degree/Licence section.

Joseph B. Marzouk

Infectious Disease Specialist

4096 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 911, Oakland, CA, 94611
Phone: (510) 835-6225 Alternate: (510) 874-1415 Email: jobmarzouk@gmail.com www.infectiousdiseasemd.com

Specialties

Infectious diseases - infections of all medical and surgical specialties; Infection control; HIV and AIDS; Food poisoning; Hepatitis; Sepsis; Medical malpractice in above areas.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; FACP.

Formal Education

AB, Princeton University, 1972; MD, Boston University School of Medicine, 1976; Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, MI, 1976-79; Chief Medical Residency, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, 1979-80; Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of CA, San Francisco, 1980-82.

Reg/Lic

MD (Licenses: AZ, CA), American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases; Certification Board of Infection Control; HIV Specialist.

Previous/Current Position

Medical Director, Infection Control, Summit Medical Center; Medical Director, Infection Control, Alameda Hospital; Past Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Summit Medical Center and Highland General Hospital; Past President, Medical Staff, Summit Medical Center.

Honors/Awards

Multiple presentations to various audiences on infectious disease topics. One of "The Best Doctors in America."

Prof. Affil.

Infectious Disease Society of America; Fellow, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; Fellow, American College of Physicians; Alameda-Contra Costa County Medical Association.

Publications

25 publications. Editor-Author, Infectious Disease chapter in Lawyers' Medical Cyclopedia.

Prior Expert

Case reviews, independent medical evaluations, depositions - trials; plaintiff and defense work.

Guy O. Kornblum

Partner

Kornblum, Cochran, Erickson & Harbison, LLP

1388 Sutter Street, Suite 505, San Francisco, CA, 94109
Phone: (415) 440-7800 2 Alternate: (415) 730-3485 Fax: (415) 440-7898 Email: gkornblum@kcehlaw.com www.kcehlaw.com

Specialties

Practicing civil trial attorney and expert witness having extensive experience with issues concerning insurance claims handling and standard of care for civil trial counsel and lawyers handling civil litigation. He has qualified as an expert witness on issues pertaining to these subjects in both state and federal courts.

Degrees/Licenses

A.B.; JD.

Formal Education

Indiana University, A.B., 1961; University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. 1966

Reg/Lic

California & Indiana Law Practice

Previous/Current Position

Specialized as a trial and appellate lawyer for over 45 years and in a wide range of civil litigation, including serious injury, wrongful death, financial, physical elder abuse, medical and legal malpractice; All aspects of insurance including “bad faith” claims; Handled over 4000 litigated matters to conclusion, Represented small businesses, individuals, and large Fortune 500 corporations.

Honors/Awards

Certified in Civil Trial Law and Pretrial Practice Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy; Fellow, American College of Board Certified Attorneys; National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyer (Personal Injury, Insurance); Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer; Named, "Best Lawyers," 2018-2019; Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Named, Northern California "Super Lawyer", 2006-2019

Prof. Affil.

American Bar Association, Member; California and Indiana State Bar Association, Member; American Association for Justice, Member; Consumer Attorneys of California, Member; San Francisco Bar Association, Member; San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member.

Publications

Negotiating and Settling Tort Cases: Reaching the Settlement (2018) Fourth Edition, published by the Thomson West Publishing Company and the American Association for Justice; Co-author of books on insurance law; Authored over 150 published articles on various topics, including trial strategy and settlement techniques.

Prior Expert

Testified in over 35 depositions and 20 trials as an expert witness.

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

Jay Grossman

Professor of Dental Medicine

11980 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 507, Brentwood, CA, 90049
Phone: (310) 820-0123 Email: jaygrossmandds@gmail.com www.expertwitness.dental

Specialties

Dr. Grossman has reviewed more than 700 cases for malpractice, auto injury and peer review. 95% of his time is spent in Patient care. Dr. Grossman has been deposed more than 100 times and in Superior Court 50 times, never being disqualified.

Degrees/Licenses

NERB, CA & NV

Formal Education

AEGD, College of Dentistry, NYU, 1989: DDS, Dentistry, NYU, 1988.

Reg/Lic

FL, Expert Witness Cert. #DNEW34; NV State Lic. #4541; CA State Lic. #38686; NY, State Lic. #41901.

Previous/Current Position

Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine - UCLA College of Dentistry, 1995-Present.

Honors/Awards

Letters of Commendation for "Homeless Not Toothless"; The Jewish Journal Mensch List; Noble Bio Care, Bronze Award, NYU Strusser Award.

Prof. Affil.

American Legion; Medical Disciplinary Committee, Delta Dental; CA Dental Association; American Dental Association; Expert Witness, Reviewed over 700 cases; Peer Review Committee, CA Dental Association.

Prior Expert

Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine; General, Cosmetic, Laser & Implant Dentistry; Lieutenant, US Navy-General Dentistry, Endodontics, ER Medicine/Triage.

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