Happenings

Alexis Forbes recently published an article titled, “Untying Tongues: Preparing Witnesses with Limited English Proficiency,” where she helps choreograph the complex dance between

Alexis will be moderating the panel, “What Makes a Great Trial Lawyer” at the Oregon State Bar Association’s 23rd Annual Litigation Institute & Retreat in March 2016.

Alexis Forbes and Will Rountree are developing a paper titled, “Working with Multiple Consultants in Complex Cases” that will be published in 2016.


Bonora Rountree was a sponsor for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Complex Courts Symposium, held in November 12, 2015.

Will Rountree was a panelist at the Bench & Bar Conference of the Bar Association of San Francisco. The panel was titled, The Brave New World of Litigation: The Impact of Social Media, Data Collection and Technology on a Fair Trial.”

Will Rountree is offering a lunch-time CLE for the Santa Clara Trial Lawyers’ Association titled, “The High-Tech Juror” on February 4, 2016 at the Lincoln Law School in San Jose.


Beth Bonora was featured on the website InMenlo.com. The article provides an overview of the role that Beth played in the creation of trial consulting.  You can view the article here.


Bob Kaufman has had a very busy year! In addition to his trial consulting work, Bob has been contributing insights in forensic psychology and family law:

In 2016, Bob will draft a chapter appearing in the publication, Inside Forensic Psychology (Praeger, 2016).

Served on two interdisciplinary panels for workshops at California Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC-CA) annual conference in Costa Mesa, CA.

Co-authored an article that was published in Family Court Review.  The article was titled,Parenting Plans for Special Needs Children: Applying a Risk Assessment Model.”

Presented for the Alameda County Association of Certified Family Law Specialists in Oakland, CA.

Sponsored a half-day training for Minors’ Counsel in Pleasanton, CA, sponsored by Contra Costa County Bar Association and Attorney’s Briefcase.

Led a full-day training for attorneys and mental health professionals at the Northern California Mediation Center on Custody Issues with Infants and Young Children: Current Research and Controversies.

Also in 2016, Bob is co-chairing a conference for the California Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.  The conference is titled, Lighting the Path for Family Reorganization, and will be held at the Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco in February.

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