Advisory Board

Daniela Bassan

Litigation Partner at Stewart McKelvey in Canada; LL.M. Harvard Law School, LL.B Osgoode Hall Law School, B.A. University of Toronto; Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Canada

Brooks Beard

Associate General Counsel & Senior Director, Litigation at VMWare; Former Litigation Partner at Morrison & Foerster; Rated "AV" Preeminent by peers in The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings; 15+ years in private practice

Eric Christiansen

Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Golden Gate University School of Law; J.D. New York University, M.A. University of Chicago, The Divinity School; Co-Founder and Co-Director, GGU Law & Leadership Program

Steve Collier

24+ years of landlord-tenant law practice with the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, San Francisco; Awarded 2003 Volunteer Legal Services Program, Bar Association of San Francisco, Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award

Gillian Hadfield

Professor of Law and Economics, University of Southern California; Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School and Columbia Law School; J.D. from Stanford Law School and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University

Jonathan Rosenthal

Osgoode Hall School of Law (LL.B.) (J.D.); Private Practice, Criminal Defense

Kathleen Hanson

D.V.M. University of California, Davis, B.S. Biology Cornell University; Adjunct clinical instructor Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine; 13+ years Veterinary clinic experience

Brook Hart

Named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in Criminal Law every year since 1983; J.D. Columbia University Law School, B.A. Johns Hopkins University; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Brett Hofmann

D.D.S. University of the Pacific Dental School, B.A. Washington University in St. Louis; President of the San Mateo County Dental Society (SMCDS)

Joanne Kim

M.D. Ohio State University, College of Medicine, B.A. Stanford University; Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology; 15+ years in private practice

Rob McFarlane

Partner, Hanson Bridgett; J.D. University of California, Hastings College of the Law, B.A.S., Industrial Engineering and Political Science, Stanford University; 17+ years in private practice

Genevieve Moore

Estate Law Partner at Morrison & Foerster; Named one of the "Best Lawyers In America" (2012) and a "Super Lawyer" (2009) in Estate Law

Thor Myhrstad

Founder & CEO of boxIT, a corporate IT support services company; B.S. Computer Science from the University of Minnesota

Steven Penney

Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta and a Fellow of the Faculty's Health Law and Science Policy Group; Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School; Researches and teaches in the areas of criminal procedure, evidence, substantive criminal law, privacy, and law and technology

Jabari Reeves

Emergency medicine physician with 12+ years experience; M.D. UCLA/Charles Drew School of Medicine, M.B.A UCLA Anderson School of Business, B.S. Morehouse College; Director for Locums Recruitment for Valley Emergency Physicians and currently on staff at eight different hospitals

Diana Richmond

Family Law Partner at Sideman & Bancroft; Named one of the "Best Lawyers of America" in Family Law for over 25 years; A Certified Family Law Specialist for more than 28 years with experience in nearly every aspect of this area

Greg Schmidt

2011 Best Doctor Award -- Ophthalmology; Board certified ophthalmologist, Johns Hopkins Hospital residency and advanced fellowship training; M.D. UCSF, Residency and Fellowship John Hopkins Hospital, B.A. Brown University

Walter Stella

Employment Law Partner, Miller Law Group; Employment Law Partner, Bingham (2007-2012); 20+ years in employment law private practice; J.D. from Cornell Law School

Tripp Stewart

Best Veterinarian in Virginia and the Virgin Islands as voted by peers; Founder of Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital servicing 30 hospitals across five counties; V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, B.A. from Princeton University

Jon Sylvester

Professor of Law and Associate Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law; J.D. from Harvard University, M.J. from the University of California, Berkeley, B.A. from Stanford University