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CMCP eBulletin - January 23, 2014

Upcoming Events, Welcome New Members, Job Postings
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Multicultural Bar Alliance Presents: DEMYSTIFYING
The Federal Judicial Nominations and Confirmation Process
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - UCLA

San Francisco Program & Networking Reception

► Meet the Current CMCP Board of Directors & CMCP Staff

► Welcome CMCP's 2014 Incoming Board Members
Mike Bennett, General Counsel of Litigation, Walmart
Laura Maechtlen, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
Jenny Shigekawa, Director & Managing Attorney, Southern California Edison
► Hear from CMCP members about the value of CMCP
Nioura Foad Ghazni, Associate, Osborn McDerby LLP
Tiffany Renee Thomas, Partner, Reed Smith LLP
► Catch up with old friends
► Meet new people & expand your network
Date:Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time:6:00 - 8:30pm; program at 6:30pm

Omni San Francisco Hotel
500 California Street (at Montgomery)
San Francisco, CA 94104

Cost:CMCP Members - FREE
Non-Members - $25.00

California Minority Counsel Program
Date:Monday, February 10, 2014
Time:6:00 - 8:30 pm
Program at 6:15 followed by networking reception
Location:Ballard Spahr LLP
2029 Century Park East, Los Angeles
Conference Room A, Concourse Level
Panel:Nina Hernandez, Associate, Ballard Spahr LLP - Moderator
Anna Segobia Masters, Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
Merle Vaughn, Managing Director & Law Firm Diversity Practice Leader, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Vivian Yang, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, CityGrid Media
Naomi Young, LA Office Managing Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Cost:CMCP Members - Free
Non-Members - $25.00
Hosted & Sponsored by

Welcome New Members!

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Oakland, CA

The position will report to the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel & Practice Group Manager and focus primarily on leading Kaiser Permanente’s PPL division of the Litigation Practice Group of the Department which is responsible for resolving malpractice and other personal injury claims against Kaiser Permanente entities and personnel, and for arranging and overseeing the defense of such claims that it does not resolve. The Lead Counsel for PPL (LC) is responsible for leading the PPL staff in Northern California, which serves the Northern California Region of Kaiser Permanente and some regions outside of California. The LC shares joint accountability with other Legal Department Management Team members for ensuring the Department’s provision of high quality legal services, achievement of the highest levels of customer satisfaction, as well as for setting Department priorities, establishing and managing the Department budget, and controlling costs.

This attorney will be expected to have at least 10 years of litigation experience, with a substantial portion of that experience defending medical malpractice cases. In‐house experience managing portfolio of malpractice litigation preferred. Familiarity with Kaiser Permanente’s PPL program is a plus. Demonstrated excellent performance and success in conducting litigation. Excellent legal judgment. Experience in managing large teams of attorneys and other professionals.

For more info on this position and to apply, Visit the CMCP Job Bank

The Multicultural Bar Alliance presents
The Federal Judicial Nominations and Confirmation Process
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at UCLA Law School, Rm 1357
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
10:00 - 11:45 a.m. Program
Esteemed Panelists:
Derrick Brent, Associate General Counsel, Masimo Corp. & Former Senior Counsel to Sen. Barbara Boxer
Honorable Audrey Collins, US District Court Judge
Honorable Michael Fitzgerald, US District Court Judge
Honorable Dolly Gee, US District Court Judge
Honorable Fernando Olguin, US District Court Judge
Honorable Richard Paez, 9th Circuit Judge

Honorable Holly Fujie, LA Superior Court Judge / Sen. Dianne Feinstein Judicial Advisory Committee

One hour of elimination of bias credit offered

Please RSVP by 1/23/14 to
Parking: Lot 2 off Westholme & Hilgard Avenue,

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