JOSEPH R. ZAMORA

 

 

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JOSEPH R. ZAMORA

Of Counsel

Direct Dial: (310) 829-2100

EDUCATION

Stanford University – M.B.A. 1976
Harvard University – J.D. 1975
University of California, Los Angeles – B.A. 1971

Stanford University – M.B.A. 1976
Harvard University – J.D. 1975
University of California, Los Angeles – B.A. 1971

Mr. Zamora has over 23 years appellate experience, including cases involving original issues of tort and insurance law in writ proceedings and appeals before the California Court of Appeals, California Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. He is a certified appellate specialist and his appellate experience has involved the handling of more than 200 civil appeals and writs, 15 of which have resulted in published decisions.

BAR/COURT ADMISSIONS

California
All federal district courts in California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

State Bar of California

Board of Legal Specialization, 1999 – present
California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Appellate Law Advisory Commission, 2003 – present
California State Bar Litigation Section (Executive Committee 1988-1991)
California State Bar Committee on Appellate Courts (Chair, 1994-1995,
Member, 1991-1994)
American Bar Association
Appellate Courts Committee
Council for Appellate Lawyers for the Appellate Judges Conference
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member, Appellate Courts Committee
Settlement Conference Panel Attorney
(California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, 1996 – present)
Adjunct Professor Appellate Advocacy, Loyola Law School (1992-1997)

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Liebman & Reiner, Head of Appellate Department
Montgomery, Gascou, Gemmill & Thornton
Haight, Brown & Bonesteel
Southern California Edison Company
United States Department of Energy