CA State Bar MCLE Activity Provider

Invited Speaking Engagements

  • Best Practices on Trademark Consumer Survey Admissibility, Defense Research Institute Intellectual Property Committee Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, May 2019.
  • Implicit Bias and Explicit Bias in the IP Legal Field, LAIPLA Spring Seminar, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, April 2019.
  • Common Pitfalls of Trademark Expert Reports and Survey Evidence, LAIPLA Spring Seminar, Ojai, CA, May 2018.
  • Social Media Impacts on Consumer Behavior in Likelihood of Confusion Surveys (discussion facilitator), INTA’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, May 2018.
  • Beating Bias in Hiring Lawyers and in Jury Trials, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2018.
  • Beating Bias. Los Angeles County Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Joint Task Force, Los Angeles, CA, January 2017.
  • 100+ additional invited speaking engagements for the ABA, ABTL, DRI, WLALA, and other bar associations.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property, Member (2015–2019)
  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Member (1987–2020) / Trial Practice Committee, Vice Chair (2008–2015) / Products Liability Committee, Membership Chair (2004–2011) / Image of the Profession Task Force Member (2004–2006) / Committee Awards: Trial Practice Committee (2010, 2011, 2012) / Products Liability Committee (2007, 2008)
  • American Psychological Association, Member (1982–2020)
  • American Society of Trial Consultants, President (2009–2010), Executive Committee (2007–2010) / Annual Conference Chair, Atlanta 2009 / Pro Bono & Awards Committee, Director (2006–-2008)
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Member (1992–2020)
  • International Trademark Association (2017–2019)
  • Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, Member (2015–2020)
  • Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Board (2003-2004) / Executive Committee (2001-2005)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Golf League Founder and Director (2012–2020) / Advocating Women Lawyers Golf Club aka SCGA WLALA Golf Club, Founder and President (2013–2020)