Effective Legal Writing
Friday, April 11, 2014, 12-1:30pm
Sponsored by the W.D. of Washington 9th Circuit Lawyer Representatives
Friday, May 16, 2014, 1-5pm
Complimentary Wine and Hor D'oeuvres
Reception Immediately Following
CLE credits, including ethics credits, are pending
Professor David Cruz is a constitutional law expert focusing on civil rights and equality issues, including equal marriage rights for same-sex couples. He specializes in discrimination law and teaches Constitutional Law I and II; Federal Courts; Sexual Orientation and the Law; International/Comparative Perspectives on Sex, General and Sexual Orientation; Identity Categories; and Law, Identity and Culture. Before joining the USC Law faculty in 1996, Professor Cruz was a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General in Washington DC. He also clerked for The Honorable Edward R. Becker, Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.
Professor Cruz graduated from the University of California, Irvine, and earned his master's degree from Stanford University. He is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where he was managing editor of New York University Law Degree.
Steven Rosen comes to us from Portland, Oregon for the offering of his acclaimed seminar, which effectively combines legal education with Hollywood entertainment as it examines litigation strategies, tactics and ethics, using courtroom scenes from classic Hollywood cinema. Rosen is a skilled trial attorney and nationally recognized teacher of trial skills and strategies.
His own trial work since 1977 has focused on aviation, products liability, negligence, and commercial litigation for plaintiffs and defendants. Rosen was also an adjunct professor at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College in Oregon, where he taught conflicts of law. He was named the Distinguished Adjunct Professor by the 1986 graduating class. Rosen has served on the Council of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. He is the past director of divisions of the section and past chair of the Aviation Litigation Committee and the OSB Aviation Section.
He has presented Movie Magic, How the Masters Try Cases at meetings sponsored by the American and Federal Bar Associations and by the United States Air Force, and at CLE programs in thirty-five states. He is rated as AV Preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Ratings, and is recognized in both The Best Lawyer's in America and Portland (Oregon) Top Lawyers.
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