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  • Donna Bader
  • Attorney at Law
  • Certified Specialist in Appellate Law
  • 668 North Coast Hwy, Ste. 1355
  • Laguna Beach, CA  92651
  • Tel.: (949) 494-7455
  • Fax: (949) 494-1017
  • Donna@DonnaBader.Com

 

 

Donna Bader

Attorney at Law

Certified Specialist in Appellate Law

668 North Coast Hwy, Ste. 1355

Laguna Beach, CA  92651

Tel.: (949) 494-7455

Fax: (949) 494-1017

Donna@DonnaBader.com

 

 

 

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Articles and Publications

"Why Can't We All be Civil?," Advocate, December 2013

"An Afternoon with Former Justice Carlos Moreno," Advocate, August 2013

"DOMA and Proposition Struck Down: What Does It Mean for Lawyers?," Advocate, August 2013

"When a Dog is More than Chattel," Plaintiff, May 2013

"Hey!  You Better Not Hurt Man's Best Friend, Advocate, March 2013

"Painting a Picture at Trial for the Court of Appeal," Advocate, December 2012

"Cuba: One Lawyer's Perspective," Gavel, Summer 2012

"Cuba:  One Lawyer's Perspective," Advocate, May 2012

Reid v. Google: Two Big Questions Unanswered,” Advocate, December 2010

“Prop. 19:  The Legal Issues of Legalizing Marijuana,” Advocate and Plaintiff, October 2010

“Another Perspective:  How do Women Impact the Extinction of the Trial Lawyer?”, Plaintiff,March  2010

“Book Review:  Law and Motion Model Forms, Plaintiff, February 2010

“Lawyers at Midlife,” Advocate, January 2010

“Understanding Standards of Review,” Advocate, December 2009

“Can Actors Teach Us Trial Skills?,” Gavel, Vol. 12, No. 7, Winter 2009

“Is the Feres Doctrine Fair?,” Gavel, Vol. 12, No. 4, Fall 2009

“Solo by Choice:  How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be,” Plaintiff, August 2009

“Meditation,” Gavel, Vol. 12, No. 3, Summer 2009

“Making Your Case:  The Art of Persuading Judges,” Advocate, February 2009

“Sharpening Your Oral Argument Skills,” The Advocate, Vol. 35, No. 12, December 2008

“Looking Back at the End of the Case: Critical Perspectives of an Appellate Attorney,” Warrior,Winter 2008

“Looking Back at the End of the Case:  What will Your Client Think of You?”, Plaintiff, Vol. 2, No. 9, September 2008

“Law Firm Fees & Compensation by James A. Calloway and Mark A. Robertson,” Plaintiff, Vol. 2, No. 8, August 2008

“The Courtroom as Theater:  Is the Courtroom Just Another Stage,” Plaintiff, Vol. 2, No. 6, June 2008

“Looking Back at the End of the Case: Critical Perspectives of an Appellate Attorney,” The Gavel,Vol. 11, No. 3, Summer 2008

“Is It Safe to Take a Vacation?, The Gavel, Vol. 11, No. 2, Spring 2008

“Art and Law: Is There a Connection?” Plaintiff, Vol. 2, No. 4, April 2008

“Opposing Motions for Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Cases,” Plaintiff, Vol. 1, No. 5, December 2007

“Sanctions under CCP section 128.7 for Meritless Claims and Defenses: A Waste of Time?”Advocate, Vol. 34, No. 12, December 2007

“Storytelling in Brief-Writing,” Plaintiff, Vol. 1, No. 4, November 2007

Working with Juries:  Can You Go Too Far?” Plaintiff, Vol. 1, No. 3, October 2007

“Applying Res Ipsa Loquitur to Premises Liability Fire Cases,” Plaintiff, Vol. I, No. 2, August 2007

California Practice Guide: Civil Procedure Before Trial, Statutes of Limitations, (The Rutter Group, a Division of Thomson/West, 2006) (Forms Editor)

California Motions to Terminate Civil Cases, (Thomson/West, 2007)

“Oops, I Forgot to Object (or, How Not to Lose your Appeal at Trial),” The Forum, Vol. 35, No.10, December 2005

“Crafting a Solid Statement of Decision,” The Forum, Vol. 35, No. 8, October 2005

“Law and Motion: Making as Few Mistakes as Possible – Part 2,” The Gavel, Vol. 8, No. 4, Fall 2005

“Law and Motion: Making as Few Mistakes as Possible,” The Gavel, Vol. 8, No. 3, Summer 2005

“Keeping the Justices awake (and interested) during Oral Argument,” The Advocate, September 2004

“Our Court of Appeal,” Orange County Lawyer, Vol. 46, No. 8, August 2004

“Interview with Judge Mary Fingal Erickson,” The Gavel, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring 2004

“Interview with Judge W. Michael Hayes,” The Gavel, No. 7, No. 2, Spring 2004

“Ms. Bader Goes to Sacramento or How I Became a Lobbyist for a Day,” The Forum, Vol. 34, No. 5, June 2004

“Home on the Range (or How Five City Lawyers Pretended to be Cowgirls for a Few Days),”Orange County Lawyer, Vol. 46, No. 4, April 2004

“Interview with Joshua Karton,” The Gavel, No. 7, No. 1, Winter 2004

“Judicial Interview with Judge Thierry Colaw,” The Gavel, Vol. 7, No. 1, Winter 2004

“Opposing Motions for Summary Judgment,” The Gavel, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring 2004

“Opposing Motions for Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Cases,” The Advocate, Vol. 30, No. 8, August 2003

“Storytelling in Brief Writing,” The Warrior, Journal of the Trial Lawyers’ College, Spring 2003

“Building a Better Trial Lawyer,” The Advocate, Vol. 30, No. 5, May 2003

“A Few Moments with Gerry Spence,” The Advocate, Vol. 30, No.5, 2003

“Storytelling in Brief-Writing,” The Advocate, Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2003

“Is Gender Bias Impossible to Eliminate?” The Gavel, Vol. 6, No. 1, Winter 2003

“Challenges to Plaintiff’s Complaint: Review Your Complaint from the Defense Attorney’s Perspective,” The Advocate, Vol. 29, No. 7, September 2002

“OCTLA Member Spotlight” Marjorie Wilson Day, Esq.,” The Gavel, Vol. 5, No. 1, Winter 2002

“OCTLA Member Spotlight: Jim Traut, Esq.,” The Gavel, Vol. 5, No. 1, Winter 2002

“Complex Litigation Courtrooms: The Courtrooms of the Future,” The Gavel, Vol. 4, No. 4, Fall 2002

“America without a Jury System,” The Gavel, Vol. 4, No. 3, Summer 2002

“After the Trial is Over,” The Gavel, Vol.4, No. 2, Spring 2002

“Enhancing Your Chances for Success in Law and Motion,” The Gavel, Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 2001

“Filing the Notice of Appeal in Civil Actions,” Orange County Lawyer, May 1996

“Law and Motion: An Insider’s View,” Orange County Lawyer, July 1996

“Retaining Appellate Counsel,” Directory of Free-Lance Professionals, Vol. 2, Nov. 1994-Jan. 1995

1980 Supplement to California Mechanic’s Lien Law Handbook,
M. Marsh, Parker and Sons Publications

“Parents and Teenagers, Rights and Responsibilities: Law,” Dawn Magazine, August,
1980, Vol. VII, No. XI

“Parental Rights and Responsibilities,” Dawn Magazine, April, 1980, Vol. VI,
No. VII

“Some Rules for the Horseowner,” Dawn Magazine, February 1980, Vol. VI, No. V

“Air Travelers’ Rights,” Dawn Magazine, June, 1979, Vol. V, No. IX

“Subchapter S Corporations,” Woman Entrepreneur Report, April, 1979, Vol. II, No. I

“Homesteads,” Dawn Magazine, March, 1979, Vol. V, No. VIII.