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  1. Intellectual Property: 25%
  2. Corporate: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
  4. Franchising: 25%

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Fitzgerald, Abbott & Beardsley LLP

1221 Broadway 21st Floor

Oakland, CA, 94612-1823


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Association namePosition nameDuration
California State Bar, Business Law Section, Executive CommitteeMember2002 - Present
San Francisco Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
California State Bar, Franchise Law Committee, Business Law SectionCo-chair1998 - 1999
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - 1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of AlaskaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
International Franchise Association Legal SymposiumFranchise Agreement Drafting2006
American Bar Assocation Annual Forum on FranchisingAnnual Franchise and Distribution Law Developments 20032003
International Franchise Association Annual Legal SymposiumThe Internet - Franchise System Policies & Practical Considerations2001
CLE International, Franchise LawFranchise Disclosure Strategies2001
American Bar Association Annual Forum on FranchisingA Scenic Tour of Exemptions and Exclusions to Franchise Registration Laws2001
American Bar Association Antitrust Section, Distribution in the Global EconomyFranchise Law Issues in Distributor and Dealer Terminations2000
American Bar Association Annual Forum on FranchisingFranchising: Distribution Model for the Millennium?1999
American Bar Association Annual Forum on FranchisingHidden Franchises1997

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