Officers

Chair

Hon. Dorothy L. Shubin
Superior Court of Los Angeles County

President

Glenn D. Pomerantz, Esq.
Munger Tolles & Olson LLP

Treasurer

Craig J. de Recat, Esq.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Vice Chair

Hon. Barry Russell
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District

Vice-President

Marvin E. Garrett, Esq.
Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble, Mallory & Natsis, LLP

Secretary

Raymond R. Kepner, Esq.
Kepner Mediation LLC

Directors

Tanya M. Acker, Esq
Reinvent Communications

James R. Asperger, Esq.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Donald P. Baker, Esq.
Latham & Watkins, LLP
Past President

John H. Brinsley, Esq.
Chair of Program Committee

Erwin Chemerinsky, Esq.
Dean, University of California Irvine School of Law

Walter Cochran-Bond, Esq.
Cochran-Bond Law Offices
Past President

Max Factor III, Esq.
Factor Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.

Hon. Raymond C. Fisher
Past Chair
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Gordan Goldsmith
The Walt Disney Company
Associate General Counsel

Jose A. Gomez, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
California State University, Los Angeles

Hon. Terry J. Hatter, Jr.
U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Hon. Jeffrey W. Johnson
California Court of Appeal

Charles C. Lifland, Esq.
Past President
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Ellyn McCoy

Diane L. Mc Gimsey, Esq.
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Emily L. Murray, Esq.
Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble, Mallory & Natsis, LLP

Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson
Founder and Chair Emerita
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Hon. Jacqueline H. Nguyen
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Hon. Fernando M. Olguin
U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Hon. Richard Paez U.S. Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit

Diane Paul, Esq.
Past President

Chris Poole
President/CEO, JAMS Inc.

Terrence Roberts, Ph.D.
Principal, Terrence Roberts Consulting

Hon. Barry Russell
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California

Robert A. Sacks, Esq.
Past President
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Thomas A. Saenz, Esq.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

David J. Schindler, Esq.
Latham & Watkins LLP

Roman M. Silberfeld, Esq.
Robins Kaplan LLP

Hon. Milan D. Smith, Jr.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Amy Fisch Solomon, Esq.
Girardi Keese

Kalpana Srinivasan, Esq.
Susman Godfrey LLP

Mary-Christine Sungaila, Esq.
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Lois D. Thompson, Esq.
Proskauer Rose

William E. Thomson, Esq.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Michael J. Wallace
TM Financial Forensics, LLC

Hon. Paul J. Watford
US Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit

Jonathan Weedman
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo Govt. & Community Relations Group

Angela Weimer
NALEO Educational Fund

Clarissa C. Weirick, Esq.
General Counsel, Universal Film Entertainment Group

Cathy Winter
Director of Corporate Development, CourtCall, LLC

Jeffrey A. Wortman, Esq.
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Kerry Garvis Wright, Esq.
Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP

General Counsel

R. Scott Jenkins, Esq.
Hahn & Hahn LLP

Advisory Board

Brad D. Brian, Esq.

Bert H. Deixler, Esq.

Supervisor Edmund D. Edelman (Ret.)

Hon. Alfred T. Goodwin

Dawn Haghighi, Esq.

Hon. Procter Hug, Jr.

Dean J. Kitchens, Esq.

Joseph D. Mandel, Esq.

R. Chandler Myers, Esq.

Sarah Smith Orr

Roger Patterson, Esq.

Marjorie Randolph, Esq.

Lois J. Scali, Esq.

Diane Scott

Michael L. Shannon, Esq.

Hon. Veronica Simmons McBeth (Ret.)

Lucinda Starrett, Esq.

Thomas Walper, Esq.

Robert S. Warren, Esq.

Marjorie K. Wyatt