November 12, 2015 – 2015 Bernard Witkin Lecture: A Conversation with Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court Leondra Kruger moderated by Presiding Justice Lee Edmon

2015 Bernard Witkin Lecture: A Conversation with Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court Leondra Kruger moderated by Presiding Justice Lee Edmon


Presented by: Los Angeles County Bar Association

Co-Sponsored by: Witkin Foundation and the Litigation Section

Program Information:
This year’s Witkin Lecture will be delivered by California Supreme Court Justice Leondra R. Kruger. A native of the Los Angeles area, Justice Kruger attended high school in Pasadena. She received her bachelor’s degree and her law degree from Yale Law School. Following graduation, she served as a law clerk to Judge David S. Tatel of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and then as law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court.

From 2007 to 2013, Justice Kruger served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General and as Acting Deputy Solicitor General in the Office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice, where she argued 12 cases in the United States Supreme Court. Immediately before joining the California Supreme Court on January 5, 2015, Justice Kruger was a Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel. Justice Kruger has also worked in private practice and has been a visiting assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School.

Hon. Leondra . Kruger, Supreme Court of California
Omni Los Angeles Hotel
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Room: Bunker Hill Ballroom

Hotel valet parking $12.00
Registration: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Meal/Reception: 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Program: 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Additional Information: This program is appropriate for all levels.
CLE + Plus Members FREE
CLE + Plus Members with Meal $70.00
Law Students $85.00
Judicial Officers $95.00
Litigation Section Members $135.00
LACBA Members $150.00
All Others $185.00
Firm Half Table (5 Seats) $625.00
Firm Table (10 Seats) $1,250.00
1 hr CLE credit

Registration Code: 012685

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Event Start Date: 11/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM
Event End Date: 11/12/2015 Time: 01:30 PM

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