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Continuing Legal Education at the Bar Association of San Francisco: Committees


The Litigation Section seeks to

  • Educate its members regarding current litigation developments
  • Serve as a liaison between members of the local bar and the local state and federal bench
  • Provide comments regarding proposed changes in statutes and regulations affecting litigators
  • Promote the highest standards of ethical conduct among litigators


Chair: David Nied Jonathan Patchen
Taylor & Company Law Offices
Vice Chair: Danielle Leonard Danielle Leonard
Altshuler Berzon LLP
Secretary: John G. Heller John G. Heller
Rogers Joseph O'Donnell  
Executive Committee
    Chris Banks
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
    Meredith Blagdon Osborn
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    David Goldstein
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
    Peter J. Keith
Office of the San Francisco City Attorney

Marc Lewis
Lewis & Llewellyn LLP    

    Christopher Micheletti
Zelle, Hofmann, Voelbel & Mason, LLP

David Nied (2013 Section Chair)    
Pacific American Law Group

    Wesley E. Overson
Morrison & Foerster
    Matt Powers 
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
    Katherine Ritchey
Jones Day
    Steven J. Saltiel
US Department of Justice
    Anthony Schoenberg
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
    Jeanne Sheahan (Barristers Club Representative)
Davis Wright Tremaine

General Information?

If you seek general information about a section or committee, email Raquel Cabading (BASF CLE Director) at Or call Raquel at (415) 982-1600.

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