Joel P. Schiff
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation.
Admitted: 1966, New York and U.S. Court of Military Appeals; 1969, California; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Law School: Cornell University, J.D., with distinction, 1965.
College: Cornell University, A.B., 1963.
Member: Beverly Hills (Chairman: Amicus Briefs Committee, 1992—; Chairman, Resolutions Committee, 1985-1986; Board of Governors, 1979-1981, 1985-1989; 1995—) and Los Angeles County Bar Associations (Member, Committee on Appellate Courts); The State Bar of California (Executive Committee, Conference of Delegates, 1996—; Committee on Administration of Justice, 1986-1989; Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Member, Board of Governors, 1982-1984).
Biography: Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta. Associate Editor, Cornell Law Review, 1964-1965. Superior Court Arbitrator, 1981-. Private Mediator and Arbitrator, 1992-. (Certified Specialist, Appellate Law The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)
Reported Cases: BMI v. Hirsch & Staenberg, 104 F.3d 1163 (9th Cir. 1997); In re Crevier, 820 F.2d 1553 (9th Cir. 1988); Kilroy v. Superior Court, 54 Cal. App. 4th 793 (1997), Postal Instant Press v. Sealy 43 Cal. App. 4th 1704 (1996); Perlin v. Morse Security Systems, 209 Cal. App. 3d 1289 (1989); Plumlee v. Poag, 150 Cal. App. 3d 541 (1985).
Born: Brooklyn, N.Y., December 7, 1942.