USD School of Law Class Action Law Forum Features Judicial Discussion on Fast Tracking Trials as Federal Courts Reopen

USD Class Action Law Forum Features Judicial Discussion on Fast Tracking Trials as Federal Courts Reopen

Judges Gutierrez, Mueller, Sabraw and Seeborg

SAN DIEGO (May 3, 2021) – On Wednesday, at the 3rd Annual Western Alliance Bank Class Action Law Forum, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law hosted a panel of chief district judges, who discussed priorities and pathways for California civil trials as federal courts reopen. The panel was part of the virtual Class Action Law Forum and featured expert discourse with judges across the California federal bench:

  • Chief District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • Chief District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • Chief District Judge Dana Sabraw, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Chief District Judge Richard Seeborg, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

The event is a partnership between USD School of Law and Western Alliance Bank. It is co-chaired by plaintiffs attorneys David S. Casey, Jr. and Gayle M. Blatt of CaseyGerry, and defense attorneys Erin M. Bosman of Morrison & Foerster and Joshua Jessen of Gibson Dunn. The Class Action Law Forum benefits the Keith F. Park Endowed Scholarship Fund at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Click here to read the story from LAW.COM’s The Recorder to learn about what they discussed.

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Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law, and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research

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