Roster

Officers

Chair
  Bryan C. Hartnell
• Certified Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Specialist
Redlands
Vice-Chair
 Curt L. Harrington
• Certified Taxation Law Specialist
Long Beach

Advisor

David E. Holmes
• Certified Franchise and Distribution Law Specialist
San Luis Obispo

Members

Mitchell Abbott
• Certified Appellate Law Specialist
Los Angeles
T. Peter Fortune
• Certified Legal Malpractice Law Specialist
San Francisco
Ricardo Goni
Public Member
West Sacramento
Linda Gross
• Certified Family Law Specialist
Santa Monica
Jeffrey Hahn
• Public Member
Torrance
Jeffrey B. Hayden
• Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Redwood City
Kenneth G. Petrulis
Certified Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Specialist
Los Angeles
Glenn J. Plattner
Certified Fanchise and Distribution Law Specialist
Santa Monica

Advisory Commission Chairs

Admiralty and Maritime Law
Sterling J. Stires 
• Certified Admiralty and Maritime Law Specialist
San Diego
Appellate Law
Cynthia Larsen
• Certified Appellate Law Specialist
Sacramento
Bankruptcy Law
Gary M. Kaplan
• Certified Bankruptcy Law Specialist
San Francisco
Criminal Law
Michael S. Berg
• Certified Criminal Law Specialist
San Diego
Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
Philip M. Savage IV
• Certified Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Specialist
Riverside
Family Law
Rolf D. Kruger
• Certified Family Law Specialist
Menlo Park
Franchise & Distribution Law
Jeffrey L. Fillerup
• Certified Franchise and Distribution Law Specialist
San Francisco
Immigration & Nationality Law
Donald K. Sheppard
• Certified Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist
San Diego
Legal Malpractice Law
Deborah A. Wolfe
• Certified Legal Malpratice Law Specialist
San Diego
Taxation Law
Ronald A. Mollis
• Certified Taxation Law Specialist
Newport Beach
Workers' Compensation Law
Thomas A. Richard
• Certified Workers' Compensation Law Specialist
Oakland

Council of Past Chairs

Lester J. Friedman
• Certified Workers' Compensation Law Specialist
Beverly Hills
John W. Munsill
• Certified Family Law Specialist
Gold River
Alice W. O'Sullivan
• Certified Workers' Compensation Law Specialist
Oakland

Contact Us

The State Bar of California
Department of Legal Specialization
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA  94105
Phone: 415-538-2120
FAX: 415-538-2180
LegalSpec@calbar.ca.gov