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  1. Appeals: 90%
    28 years, 500 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    28 years



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Law Office of Lisa M Bassis

PO Box 11228
Beverly Hills, CA, 90213


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Lisa M. Bassis1990 - Present
AttorneyAlschuler, Grossman & Pines1988 - 1990
AttorneyShea & Gould1987 - 1989
AttorneyFederal Trade Commission1979 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAdmitted to Practice2003 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAttorney Member1990 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice1990 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice1989 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association BarristersAttorney Member1988 - Present
Hastings College of the Law Alumni AssociationAttorney Member1980 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice1979 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationAttorney Member1987 - 2013
Beverly Hills Bar Association, Entertainment Law SectionMember1987 - 1989
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationSecretary1987 - 1991
Hastings College of the Law-Law JournalStaff member1978 - 1979
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pliler v. Ford, 542 U.S. 225 (2004)Reversed & remanded for further proceedings
United States v. Youssunthorn (9th Cir. 1999) 167 F.3d 1267Drug convictions reversed
United States v. Henson (9th Cir. 1997) 123 F.3d 122645 year Federal prison term reversed
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Publication nameTitleDate
(JAMA) The Journal of the American Medical AssociationEditorial1987
The Insurance Law JournalIssues Relating to Arbitration1980
The Insurance Law JournalArbitration of Medical Malpractice Disputes1979
Hastings Journal of Communications and Entertainment LawA Legal Conundrum1979
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York,Fashion Institute of TechnologyDesign & MerchandisingAB - Applied Baccalaureate1985
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of SussexSocial PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
University of California - DavisN/AAB - Applied Baccalaureate1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFurther Issues Exhaustion of State Remedies2013
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeEquitable Tolling2007
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeExhaustion of State Remedies2006
State Bar of California, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Governing CommitteeIssues in Dependency Law2005
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeThe AEDPA-Issues Relating to the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act2005