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Fishkin & Slatter LLP

1575 Treat BoulevardSuite 215Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Updated: 05/15/2017

Overview

Jerome Fishkin and Lindsay Kohut Slatter defend attorneys facing State Bar investigation or discipline prosecution.  They provide ethics advice to lawyers and law firms in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Walnut Creek and throughout California. They advise Bar applicants and law students in the moral character and fitness process. This includes Registered In House Counsel and lateral transfers. Detailed information is available at Fishkinlaw.com

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility 100%

Litigation

  • 30%

Honors

  • Community Leadership Award, Irwin Memorial Blood Bank, 1989
  • AV Rated by Martindale - Hubbell

Published Works

  • Respecting Confidential Client Information, The Marin Lawyer, May, 2001
  • In the Begining... Creation of the Attorney Client Relationship, CAOC Forum, April, 2000
  • Duties to Opposing Parties, The San Francisco Attorney, February, 1999
  • The Impaired Client, The San Francisco Attorney, October, 1999
  • Special Contingency Fee Contracts, Charles Houston Bar Association News, May, 1999
  • Ehtics: Common Traps in Representing Minors, California Lawyer, April, 1998
  • Ehtics: More Traps in Representing Minors, California Lawyer, May, 1998
  • Division of Fees in Contingency Cases, Charles Houston Bar Association News, April, 1997
  • Division of Fees between Successive Attorneys, CAOC Forum, April, 1997
  • Remedies for Conflicts of Interest, The San Francisco Attorney, June, 1995
  • Getting Out Alive, The San Francisco Attorney, October 1992 and 1998
  • Inheriting From Your Client - Is it Worth the Price?, The San Francisco Attorney, April, 1991
  • Allocation of Fees When a Law Firm Splits Up, The San Francisco Attorney, October, 1986
  • Ethics Liability for Commercial Aspects of the Practice of Law, The San Francisco Attorney, August, 1985
  • A Pain in the Ads, The Verdict, 1994
  • Disqualification: When Can You Sue a Former Client, The Verdict, 1994
  • Court Awards of Attorney Fees, The Bottom Line, 1983; Los Angeles Daily Journal, 1982; Delivered to American Bar Association Litigation Committee, Syllabus at State Bar/California Judges Association Panel, 1981
  • What's New in Lawyer Ethics, Charles Houston Bar Association News, February, 2000
  • Bill & Coo, Daily Journal, Los Angeles & San Francisco, August 12, 1999
  • Withdraw Bridge, Daily Journal, Los Angeles & San Francisco, May 20, 1999
  • Ethics Liability for Acts and Ommisions of Partners, Legal Malpractice Report, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1996
  • Web Sites Bring New Opportunities, San Francisco Attorney, October, 2001
  • Breaking Cases in 2001, San Francisco Attorney, August, 2001
  • New Statutes Govern Attorney Conduct, San Francisco Attorney, February, 2001
  • Keeping Client Secrets, San Francisco Attorney, December, 2000
  • How Do You Measure a Reasonable Fee?, San Francisco Attorney, October, 2000
  • Resolving the Division of Fees Between Contingency Fee Attorneys, San Francisco Attorney, August, 2000
  • Ethics on the Internet (co-author), San Francisco Attorney, April, 2000
  • File Retention Considerations, San Francisco Attorney, June/July, 1999
  • "Justifiable Cause" and Other Cases, San Francisco Attorney, February, 1999
  • Interviewing Employees of the Other Side, San Francisco Attorney, June, 1998
  • Majority Votes in Client Settlements, San Francisco Attorney, June, 1997
  • Attorney-Client Fee Contracts, San Francisco Attorney, August, 1993
  • Duties to Opposing Parties and Counsel, The Verdict, Winter, 2002
  • Interviewing Employees of the Other Side, The Verdict, Spring, 2001
  • New Laws Restrict Attorney Conduct, Various, 1993, 1994

Classes and Seminars

  • MCLE Panel, San Francisco Trial Lawyers, 1992 - 1997
  • MCLE Panel, State Bar Court, 1997
  • Ethics Panels, San Francisco Bar Association 1987, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, State Bar of California, 1992
  • MCLE Panel, Los Angeles Trial Lawyers 1992, 1993
  • MCLE Panel, San Francisco Public Defender's Office, 1995
  • MCLE Panel, California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, San Mateo County Bar Business Law Section, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, American Inn of Court, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, Association of Legal Administrators, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, Alameda County Bar Solo Practice Section, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, Practicing Law Institute 1994, 1995
  • MCLE Panel, San Francisco Lawyers Club, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
  • MCLE Panel, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003
  • MCLE Panel, BASF Barristers Club, 2003
  • MCLE Panel, Santa Clara Bar Association, 2003
  • MCLE Panel, Lawyers Club of San Francisco, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003
  • MCLE Panels, Legal Incite, 2000, 2002
  • Moot Court, University of San Francisco, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2002
  • MCLE Panel, AILA (American Immigrant Lawyers Association, 2001
  • MCLE Panel, Yolo County Bar, 2002
  • MCLE Panel, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2002
  • MCLE Panel, Sunnyvale-Cupertino Bar Association, 2002
  • MCLE Panel, Law Seminars International, 2002
  • MCLE Panel, Business Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar, 2001
  • MCLE Panel, Earl Warren Chapter, Inns of Court, 2001
  • MCLE Panel, Eminent Domain Attorneys, 2001
  • MCLE Panel, Golden Gate University Intellectual Property Conference, 2001
  • MCLE Panel, Lorman Education Services, 2000, 2001
  • MCLE Panel, Alameda/Contra Costa Trial Lawyers, 2000
  • MCLE Panel, Charles Houston Bar Association, 2000
  • MCLE Panel, CLE International, 2000
  • MCLE Panel, Legal Malpractice Association of the the BASF, 2000
  • MCLE Panel, San Mateo County Bar Association, Probate Committee, 2000
  • Bridging the Gap, BASF Barristers Club, 2000
  • MCLE Panel, Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, Berkeley-Albany Bar Association, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, California Applicants' Attorneys Association, San Francisco Chapter, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, Ethics Committee, BASF, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, Litigation Section, BASF, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, American Bar Association, Attorney Liability Subcommittee, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, McGeorge School of Law, 1995, 1997, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, National Business Institute, 1999
  • San Francisco Legal Secretaries Association, 1999
  • Ethics Classes, McGeorge School of Law, 1999
  • MCLE Panel, Attorney's Probate Association, 1998
  • MCLE Panel, Center for Continuing Education, 1998
  • MCLE Panel, Queen's Bench, 1998
  • MCLE Panel, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, 1996, 1997
  • MCLE Panel, California Employment Lawyers Association, 1997
  • MCLE Panel, State Bar Court, 1996, 1997
  • MCLE Panel, Bay Area Intellectual Lawyers Inn of Court, 1996
  • MCLE Panel, Contra Costa County Bar Association, Real Estate Section, 1996
  • MCLE Panel, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 1995
  • Ethics Class, Hastings College of Law, 1996
  • Ethics Class, University of San Francisco, 1996
  • MCLE Panel, Practising Law Institute, 1994, 1995
  • MCLE Panel, University of San Francisco School of Law, 1995
  • MCLE Panel, Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, San Francisco Bar, Real Property Section, 1994
  • MCLE Panel, PEN/CLE, 1993
  • MCLE Panel, North San Mateo Bar Association, 1992
  • MCLE Panel, San Francisco Law School, 1992

Pro Bono Activities

  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Chair Blood Drive Committee, 1991 - 1994
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Member, Blood Drive Committee, 1985 - 1994
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Consultant on Litigation Ethics, 1994 - 1996
  • Member, Publicity Committee, Lowell High School PTSA, 1992 - 1994
  • Legal Ethics Advisor, San Francisco Aids Legal Referral Panel (ALSP), 1999 - Present
  • Silicon Valley Pro Bono Project, 2003

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Staff

  • Tricia Hoekwater, Office Manager

Office Information

Address

1575 Treat BoulevardSuite 215Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Fax

  • 925-944-5432

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