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{ class notes } in print (continued) who fail to maintain their properties. I am a essays from the past 10 years of the Celebrate America frequent guest on the radio Creative Writing Contest. She edited the book as part of show Your Legal Rights, her volunteer work with the Northern California Chapter which airs Wednesdays of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and at 7 p.m. on KALW in the American Immigration Council. San Francisco.” ~ rob Matt White ’79, Mastering Mediation: 50 epstein opened Epstein Essential Tools for the Advanced Practitioner Law Firm in San Rafael (Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 2012) Matt co-wrote in January. Rob continues this book on advanced mediation skills with Marin to serve as the elected County Superior Court Judge Lynn Duryee. Matt is a San Rafael city attorney partner with Monty White, a civil litigation firm in and also represents other San Rafael, and a mediator with Resolution Remedies. Marin County cities. In John McKenzie ’75, Black Out in America: addition, the firm handles Teaching Black People to Stay Out of Jail (Black civil litigation and trials, Out in America, 2011) The author, who says he has focusing on real estate and seen many people go to jail for nonviolent crimes, has trust and estates disputes. been practicing criminal law in Texas ever since he ~ matthew thompson, graduated from UC Hastings. a partner at Stroock & Thomas E. Miller ’73 and Matthew T. Miller ’00, Stroock & Lavan, was Home and Condo Defects: A Consumer Guide to named by Variety as one of Faulty Construction (Seven Locks Press, 2012) its “50 Game-Changing Along with Rachel Miller, Thomas E. Miller and Matthew Attorneys” for his work on T. Miller recently published the second edition of this a deal for Relativity Media. resource for homeowners and buyers. Their fourth edition Matthew says he’s never of Handling Construction Defect Claims: Western States (Aspen Law Publishers) will come out next year. Their firm, done a tougher deal in less the Miller Law Firm, represents homeowners associations time. Working with a core with construction defect claims and has offices in San team of seven lawyers at Francisco, Santa Clara, Newport Beach, and Los Angeles. Stroock, pulling multiple consecutive all-nighters Jay E. Grenig ’71, International Commercial leading up to the May 31 Arbitration (Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 2011) close, he helped engineer Jay is the co-author of How to Cost Your Labor Contract (2nd ed.), published by Reuters BNA Books, Relativity Media’s infusion and Fundamentals of Labor Arbitration, published by of $350 million in debt American Arbitration Association and Cornell University, financing from supermarket ILR School, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution. mogul Ron Burkle. He teaches at Marquette University Law School. 42 fall 2012


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