Curriculum Vitae of Judith Schmidt McAulay

PROFESSIONAL

1994-Present
California State Bar U.S. District Court, Northern District of California U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

EDUCATION

1986-1990
University Of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Arts in History.

1991-1994
Pepperdine University School of Law Malibu, CA Juris Doctorate.

EXPERIENCE

1999-Present     Law Offices of Judith McAulay San Francisco, CA

2002-2005         "Of Counsel" in Insurance Defense litigation for Feng and Lee, LLP

19951999        Kern, Noda, Devine, and Segal San Francisco, CA

Associate Attorney.  Primary case management for insurance defense litigation firm from initial case evaluation through trial. Subject matter included Personal Injury (Automobile, Slip and Fall, Assault and other miscellaneous claims); Construction Defect; Insurance Coverage; Contract (Vendor, Licensing, Employment Agreements and other matters). Casework included drafting pleadings, formulation and implementation of discovery plan, law and motion matters, arbitration, settlement conferences with an average caseload of forty cases. Reviewed Insurance Coverage contracts in coverage disputes as well as Independent Contractor Agreements in Construction Law Defects matters. Completed over 150 arbitration hearings and conducted over 650 depositions. Internet contract analysis included reviewing extensive agreements including Vendor, Licensing, and Independent Contracting Agreements for numerous emerging companies.

19941995 Law Offices of Arnold Laub San Francisco, CA

Associate Attorney/Summer Intern.  Primary case management for Personal Injury firm from initial case evaluation through trial. Subject matter included Personal Injury; Sexual Harassment; and Employment Discrimination. Casework included pre-litigation demands and negotiation, drafting pleadings, formulation and implementation of discovery plan, law and motion matters, arbitration, settlement conferences with an average caseload of forty cases.

1993 Los Angeles District Attorney Van Nuys, CA

Legal Intern.  Prepared and Conducted Felony Preliminary Hearings in Municipal Court. Responsibilities included legal research, interviewing and preparing witnesses, writing case dispositions and negotiating pleas.

Summers 1992-1993 Oregonians in Action Portland, OR

Legal Clerk.  Researched and Drafted Memorandum and Briefs on Various Land Use Issues for an Appellate Practice affiliated with a Political Action Committee. Assisted in Drafting numerous briefs, complaints, and motions filed in State and Federal Courts Drafted the Appellate and Supreme Court Brief in Dolan v. City of Tigard, 000 U.S. U10365 (1994). Composed Urban Growth Boundary and Comprehensive Plan Map Amendments as well as Conditional Use Permit Applications.n Researched Legislative Histories for proposed Bills submitted to the Oregon State Legislature.

APPOINTMENTS

1998- Present  Arbitrator - San Francisco Superior Court

2008- Present  Mediator - San Diego Superior Court

ORGANIZATIONS

1997-1998
Edward McFetridge Inn of Court, San Francisco, CA
1996-1999
Northern California Association of Defense Council
1995-Present
Northern California Fraud Investigators Association