Lawyers

Portrait of Susan Gibbs: woman in distinctive glasses and business suit

Susan Gibbs


Bar Association & Memberships:

California Bar Association
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Bar Association of San Francisco
Berkeley-Albany Bar Association
Disability Rights Bar Association
Alameda County Estate Planning
San Francisco Bike Coalition
ACLU

Education:

Berkeley Law, University of California
She has a bachelor’s degree in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Previous legal experience: Apple Law Department – Product Law; Dolby (Via Licensing – Patent Pools); Cooley (Litigation, Copyright, Trademark, HR); Legal Aid; Protection & Advocacy (now Disability Rights California).

Previous other experience: radio news writer, bartender, groundskeeper, Director – Santa Cruz Community Credit Union; advertising sales management, Design & advertising counsel.


Portrait of Gary Weiner. Man with neatly trimmed goatee wearing glasses.

Gary Weiner, Of Counsel


Bar Association & Memberships:

California Bar Association
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Sonoma County Bar Association
ABA Section on Dispute Resolution
Chair, ABA Mediation Research Task Force

Education:

He has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cornell University and is one of very few practicing attorneys who became a licensed practitioner by reading the law in a law office, just like Abe Lincoln and Benjamin Cardozo. He has also had hundreds of hours of training as a mediator. Gary has trained mediators all over California, in India, and Australia, and was an adjunct professor of dispute resolution at UC Hastings.

Previous other experience: carpenter, bartender, college instructor, photographer, musician, writer, raconteur, and lead singer in a rock and roll band.