Professor Dillinger organized the panel, which included WSCL alumnus Karima Gulick, to discuss the correct categorization of independent contractors and employees post Dynamex Operations West Inc. 11/20/2018 Professor Cheyanna Jaffke was sworn in to the Montana State Bar by the Honorable Julian Bailey. The Article traces the operation of the two removal processes, both independently and in combination with each other.
The swearing-in occurred in the Western State Moot Court Room on Monday, November 19. 337 (2018), which examines the legal regimes governing expedited removal and reinstatement, and argues for the federal courts to use arbitrary and capricious review to invalidate the use of reinstatement based on prior expedited removal orders. It emphasizes the harsh statutory bars on judicial and habeas review, and the resulting inability of the federal judiciary to ameliorate the harshness of removal in this context.
) More recently, two Western State teams competed in the Southern California Regional of the TYLA Mock Trial national competition, which took place at the Santa Ana Superior Courthouse.
Luis Bustamante, Sabrina Meng and Jamila Ha advanced to the finals, and came within one victory of advancing to the National competition in Texas in April.
Raphael Cung is a senior attorney with Callahan & Blaine with 15 years of experience in complex business and corporate litigation, as well as representation of plaintiffs with catastrophic personal injuries.
Raphael has appeared in state and federal courts throughout California and in other states, as well as multiple arbitration proceedings.
The American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®), provides trial attorneys with information, professional support and a nationwide network that enables them to most effectively and expertly represent clients.
The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system—and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.
Part of a CLE program organized by Pam Davidson, Professor Pedersen’s program provided guidance for young attorneys on topics such as problem identification and problem solving, the written and spoken word, time management, professional conduct and ethics, and business development.
Professor Pedersen also presented Surviving and Thriving in the Practice of Law at the Orange County Bar Association’s Last Dash MCLE event, held at Chapman Law School the same day.