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Attorney at Law

Po Box 942
Poway, CA, 92064-0942

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198305/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Steven Von Riesen Lecturer of Merit AwardNational College of District Attorneys2006
Community Service AwardNAACP1998
Community Service AwardInland Empire Latino Lawyers Association1995
Community Service AwardInland Empire Latino Lawyers Association1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, Arbitrator, MediatorLaw Office of Duane E. Bennett2012 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorCalifornia Western School of Law2009 - Present
General CounselPort of San Diego2003 - 2012
City AttorneyCity Of Oceanside1998 - 2003
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Oceanside1992 - 1998
Police Legal Advisor/Deputy City AttorneyCity of Santa Ana1987 - 1992
Deputy District AttorneyRiverside District Attorney1984 - 1987
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
R.T. Fields Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Vermont Village Community Development CorporationBoard Member2010 - Present
Vermont Village Community Services Housing AssociationBoard Member2010 - Present
National Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator, Mediator2009 - Present
Earl B. Gilliam Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Vista Community Housing ClinicAdvisory Board Member1998 - 2002
League of California CitiesLegislative Committee Member1998 - 2000
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
National College of District AttorneysTitle VII, Sexual Harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act and Family Medical Leave Act2011
National College of District AttorneysBasics of Employment Background Checks2011
National College of District AttorneysWage and Hour Update: Fair Labor Standards Act2011
League of California CitiesPolice Officer Terminations1994
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawN/ADoctor of Law (J.D.)1982
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Diego City Attorneys' AssociationEvolving Forms of Employment Discrimination2015
City of VistaSexual Harassment Training2015
National Association of Attorneys General Mass. ConferenceEmployment Law Update2013
City of VistaSexual Harassment Training2013
West Inland Empire Employer Advisory Council TrainingMediating Employment Disputes2012
NAGTRI Annual ConferenceEmployment Law Update2012
National College of District Attorneys Government Civil PracticeFair Labor Standards Act and Employment Law Update2010
National College of District Attorneys Government Civil PracticeFair Labor Standards Act2009
Law Seminars International Environmental law ConferenceEnvironmental Law and Insurance Strategies2008
Chula Vista Police TrainingInternal Investigations and Civil Liability for Use of Force2008
National College of District Attorneys Government Civil PracticeEmployment Law, Airports Harbors and Bays2007
San Diego Harbor Police ConferenceConducting Internal Investigations and Civil Rights2006
National College of District Attorneys Government Civil PracticeFreedom of Information Act and Real Property2006
Illinois/Iowa Regional Training CenterPolice Internal Investigations, Civil Rights and Use of Force Seminar2006
Council on Education in Management ConferenceSexual Harassment2006
National College of District Attorneys Government Civil PracticeFreedom of Information Act and Drafting Effective Ordinances2005
Council on Education in Management ConferenceSexual Harassment2005
AAPA Port Attorneys ConferenceEnvironmental Law and Insurance Strategies2005
National College of District Attorneys Government Civil PracticeFreedom of Information Act2003
National College of District Attorneys Government Civil PracticeFreedom of Information Act and Drafting Effective Ordinances2002
National College of District Attorneys Government and Media ConferenceFreedom of Information Act2001
San Diego City Attorneys Annual ConferenceTitle VII and Employment Discrimination2000
City of OceansidePrevention of Civil Liability2000
Banning Police Department TrainingConducting Internal Investigations2000
Coachella Police DepartmentConducting Internal Investigations1999
City of OceansideSexual Harassment and Discrimination Training1999
Oceanside Police DepartmentCivil Rights and Use of Force1996
League of California Cities City Attorneys' ConferencePolice Officer Terminations1994