Richard Zitrin - Escape to San Quentin

Love thy Lawyer

07-09-2022 • 33分

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Richard Zitran

(415) 354-2701 DIRECT

CURRICULUM VITAE - LEGAL ETHICS Member, State Bar of California, 1974 - present

A.B., Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, l968 (with Honors in Government)
J.D., New York University School of Law, 1974
Attendee, University of San Francisco School of Law, 1973-1974; Executive Director, Moot Court

Lecturer in Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, teaching Professional Responsibility (Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law), 2010 – present; Emeritus Lecturer, 2019 – present

Director/Founder, Center for Applied Legal Ethics, University of San Francisco School of Law, 2000 - 2004; Faculty Coordinator, Legal Ethics Seminar courses, 1991 - 2000

Adjunct Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1994 – 2010

Adjunct Professor of Law, University of San Francisco, Professional Responsibility, Professional Responsibility Seminar, and Seminar in Legal Ethics and the Practice of Law, 1977 - 2006; and Trial Practice, 1986 - 1987, 1991 - 1994 and 1997 - 2000

Visiting Lecturer, Fordham University Law School, first year orientation program – “Truth, Justice, Ethics, and Morality” 2001 – 2005, as well as other law schools


Certified Specialist, Legal Malpractice, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2010 – present Chair, State Bar of California Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, 1994-1995; Special

Consultant, American Bar Association, Program of Assistance and Review, 1989 – 2006

Member, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Lawyer Information and Referral Service, 1991 - 1995; Principal Drafter, ABA Model Rule and Legislation governing lawyer referral services

Pro Bono Consultant to Bay Area legal services and criminal defense groups, including the California Appellate Project; the First District Appellate Project; the Bar Association of San Francisco Justice & Diversity Center – Pro Bono Project and Homeless Advocacy Project; the Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center; Bay Area Legal Aid; East Bay Community Law Center; and several Northern California county public defender offices

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Musical theme by Joel Katz, Seaside Recording, Maui
Technical support: Bryan Matheson, Skyline Studios, Oakland

Audiograms & Transcripts: Paul Roberts

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Louis Goodman
Music: Joel Katz, Seaside Recording, Maui
Tech: Bryan Matheson, Skyline Studios, Oakland
Audiograms: Paul Roberts