PSBR Attorneys & Staff Among Featured Speakers & Finalists at 2018 CAOC Convention

Posted on November 15, 2018

Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP attorneys and staff are among the featured speakers and moderators at the 57th Annual Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Convention this weekend where the firm’s landmark case, Lee v. Pupil Transportation Cooperative, and attorneys Brian Panish, Rahul Ravipudi, and Robert Glassman are also among the 2018 finalists for the CAOC’s top annual award, Consumer Attorney of the Year.

Friday Sessions — November 16

Deborah Chang will serve as moderator at the Keynote Lunch, co-sponsored by Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP/Quest Settlements and featuring American Environmental Attorney, Author and Activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who will present on Environmental Issues and the Monsato Case from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Attorney Chang will then present “Using the Right Graphics at the Traumatic Brain Injuries: How to Relate session at 1:15 p.m.  Additional topics include “Using the Right Words” presented by Michael Kelly, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger and “Using the Right Witnesses” presented by Gregory G. Rizio, Rizio Liberty Lipinsky. Siannah Collado Boutte, The Simon Law Group will serve as moderator.

At 2:20 p.m., Cesar Garcia and Maria Lopez will present “Case Files On The Go And 10 Pitfalls For Paralegals To Avoid Prior To Trial: A Case Study Of A Recent Trial” and “Investigation And Evidence Gathering Process; One of the Most Essential Stages During The Personal Injury Case Process,” at Paralegal Panel – Track 2 session. Topics include “A Task In Unburying: An Attorney’s Perspective” presented by Tamarah Prevost, Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy, LLP; and “Minor’s Compromise” presented by Shann Martin, Taylor & Ring. Brian Robbins of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger will serve as moderator for this session.

Beginning at 3:30 p.m., Rahul Ravipudi will present “Tried And True (What Are Some Of The Good Starting Points For Various Types Of Cases)” at the Rules of the Road session. Yoshiaki C. Kubota, Kubota & Craig, PC will serve as moderator and additional topics include “Getting There (How Do You Develop Your Rules)” presented by Craig Peters, Altair Law LLP and “Weaving It In (How Do You Use Your Rules Throughout The Case – Voir Dire, Opening, Direct, Cross?)” presented by R. Rex Parris, Parris Law Firm.

The 57th Annual Consumer Attorney of California Convention will run from Thursday, November 15 through Sunday, November 18. Online registration for the event has closed but you may register on site. For more information, contact Jon at 916-442-6902 x 123 or

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