Congratulations to the Hon. Kira Klatchko

Congratulations to one of our favorite speakers, and my friend, Judge Kira Klatchko, sworn in to serve on the Riverside Superior Court just a bit ago!

Photo: Judge Klatchko is second from the right in the photo. I’m not quite sure how I (Faith) ended up in the middle of this photo – it was Judge Klatchko’s day! That’s Lead Appellate Court Attorney for the California Appellate Court Pablo Drobny on the far right and on the left is frequent speaker and appellate attorney Extraordinaire, Ben Shatz with his wife Meena Patel.

Previously, Judge Klatchko was a partner at Lewis Brisbois and handled both state and federal appeals arising from all areas of civil practice for clients as varied as cities, businesses and families. She was vice chair of the firm’s national Appellate Practice Litigation group. And she has served as the President of the Riverside County Bar Association.

Judge Klatchko is also an Appellate Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.


Zach B. Shelomith is the latest Featured Speaker!

Zach B. Shelomith is the latest Featured Speaker!

Zach is a founding shareholder at Leiderman Sheolomith, P.A. and focuses his practice on personal bankruptcy matters, corporate bankruptcy matters, assignments for the benefit of creditors and bankruptcy litigation.

Zach has spoken for us on the topic of bankruptcy and brings a wealth of experience and insight to his presentations. He will be speaking at our upcoming program focusing on chapter 11 on December 1st in Ft. Lauderdale.

Jill F. Kopeikin is the latest Featured Speaker!

Jill Kopeiken, Speaker at Pincus Professional Education on the Final Status Conference

Jill F. Kopeikin of GCA Law Partners is the latest Featured Speaker!

Jill focuses her practice on counseling and litigation in the areas of intellectual property, commercial and business disputes, and employment.  Jill has extensive experience in the area of intellectual property, commercial and business disputes and employment.

Jill will be sharing her expertise at our 11th Annual Superior Court Boot Camp in San Francisco on October 14th.

Karen P. Kimmey is our latest Featured Speaker

Karen P. Kimmey of Farella Braun + Martel LLP is our latest Featured Speaker!

Karen is a trial lawyer and partner with Farella Braun + Martel’s Business Litigation, Insurance Converage and Intellectual Property Litigation Groups.  She hass successfully handled nine bench and jury trials and arbitrations and has spent over 400 hours in the courtroom trying cases.  Karen also has experience in all aspects of intellectual property litigation representing clients in the biotechnology, software, hardware and entertainment industries.

Karen will be speaking at our upcoming Superior Court Boot Camp on October 14th in San Francisco.  As you can see she is the perfect person to teach this subject!  You won’t want to miss hearing from her.  In addition to her impressive credentials Karen is always a fantastic teacher and presenter – we couldn’t do this program without her!  Past attendees describe Karen as “Very clear and consise” and “Very engaged and enthusiatic.”

Speaker Bruce Givner is a Top Rated Super Lawyer

Speaking at Sacramento Estate Planning Council

Bruce Givner of Givner and Kaye, APC is a frequent speaker and has been top rated by Super Lawyers.  Bruce has been selected every year since 2013.

Bruce’s specialties include tax law and estate planning.  Bruce recently spoke at our Asset Protection program and our Advanced Estate Planning program and shared his expertise and insight with our attendees.

Bethany Woodard Kristovich is our newest Featured Speaker

Bethany Woodard Kristovich of Munger Tolles & Olson LLP is our newest Featured Speaker!

Bethany is a litigation partner at her firm’s Los Angeles office.  Bethany focuses her practice on complex litigation with a particular emphasis in trial work.

Bethany will be sharing her insight and experience at our 11th Annual Superior Court Boot Camp this October 21st in Los Angeles.  If you or someone you know if new to superior court you won’t want to miss hearing from Bethany or the rest of our top-notch panel.  This will be Bethany’s third time speaking at our Superior Court Boot Camp, and for good reason.  Bethany always gets top reviews from our attendees and provides valuable insights.

Hon. Cesar Sarmiento (Ret.) is our latest Featured Speaker!

Hon. Cesar Sarmiento (Ret.) of Judicate West is our latest Featured Speaker!

Hon. Cesar Sarmiento (Ret.) is a distinguished former Settlement Judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court.  Judge Sarmiento served for twenty six years and led hundreds of successful settlement conferences in cases across a broad span of practice areas.

Judge Sarmiento has spoken at several of our programs and always gets great reviews from our attendees and is great to work with.  Judge Sarmiento will be speaking at our 11th Annual Superior Court Boot Camp on October 21st in Los Angeles.

Speaker Kalpana Srinivasan is featured in “Women Leaders in Tech Law” by The Recorder

Kalpana Srinivasan of Susan Godfrey is a frequent speaker at many of our programs and is the featured attorney in “Women Leaders in Tech Law.”  Kalpana has spoken at our Federal Court Boot Camp in Los Angeles for the last three years as well as our Employment Law program in 2013 and always provides useful information for our attendees.

Congratulations, Kalpana!  You can read the full interview by The Recorder here.