Justice Candace Cooper will present the opening session on the “Explanation of the Ruling of Court,” at All Sums With Stacking: An Examination of the CA Supreme Court’s California v. Continental, a CLE seminar presented by HB Litigation Conferences on October 12, 2012 in Marina del Rey, Calif.

The seminar will analyze California’s Stringfellow decision, the most current issues in all sums and stacking, and the expected impact on other states and insurance underwriting. Panelists include Bryan M. Barber, Esq., of the Barber Law Group; Steven M. Crane, Esq., of Berkes Crane Robinson & Seal LLP; Paul E.B. Glad, Esq., of SNR Denton; Robert M. Horkovich, Esq., of Anderson Kill & Olick; and Roger W. Simpson, Esq., of the Law Offices of Roger W. Simpson.

Hon. Candace Cooper (Ret.), now a neutral with JAMS, has nearly three decades of judicial experience and has earned a reputation as a highly accomplished judge with a common sense approach to resolving disputes. Justice Cooper brings an ideal temperament and a wealth of legal expertise in handling complex, often highly publicized cases. She served for nine years on the California Court of Appeal, Second District, most recently as Presiding Justice of Division Eight from 2001-2008, and as a Superior and Municipal Court judge prior to that. Justice Cooper has also served on the Los Angeles Superior Court for 12 years, handling a variety of assignments, ranging from court management, civil master calendar and civil trials to felony criminal and death penalty trials to juvenile dependency and delinquency.

During her noteworthy career, Justice Cooper has also made tremendous contributions to the legal community through her dedicated involvement in educational and professional associations. She served as president of the California Judges Association from 1988-1989. She was the second African-American, as well as the second woman, to head the nearly 2,000-member voluntary professional association representing all judicial officers throughout the state from the California Supreme Court to the remaining Justice Courts. Justice Cooper also served as a faculty member for the Continuing Judicial Studies Program, the Judicial College and the New Judges Orientation, teaching courses in evidence, jury selection, fairness and elimination of bias.

HB’s All Sums With Stacking: An Examination of the CA Supreme Court’s California v. Continental will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey on October 12, 2012. For more information and registration, contact Brownie Bokelman at 484-324-2755 x205.