A Tale of Two Cities Collaborative Innovator Do's and Don't's A Collaborative Credo Same Sex Negotiations Tesler Interview Cost of Divorce Gender Bias Early Retirement Managing Stress Experts Family Law Attorney's Fees Succeed Courtroom Be a Judge Kick Out Order Unified Court The Moving Parent To Move or Not Donald B. King Captains and Kings
About Jennifer Jackson Resume

Resume

Professional

California State Bar

Executive Committee, Family Law Section: 1991-1994
Editor, Family Law News: 1993 and 1994
Delegate: State Bar Convention: 1993
Standing Committee on Custody, North: Chair 1988-1990

San Francisco Bar Association

Executive Committee, Family Law Section: Chair, 1992; Member: 1987-present
Fee Arbitration Panel: 1988-1990
Barristers Club, Co-Chair, Family Law Committee: 1988-1990
BASF Delegate to the State Bar Convention: 1989, 1990
Volunteer Legal Services Program Volunteer Attorney: 1986-2000
Expert: Temporary Restraining Order Clinic
FEMA appeals panel: 1990

Sonoma County Bar Association
Family Law Committee: 2010-2013

Martindale Hubbell

"A", "V" rating

San Francisco Superior Court

Judge Pro Tem 1990-present
Director, Friend in Court: 1990s

Judicial Council

Committee on Forms, Family Law: 1990-1993

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Northern California Chapter

www.aamlnocal.com
President: 2006
Webmaster: 2002 to the present
President-Elect/program chair: 2005
Treasurer: 2004
Secretary: 2003
Symposium chair: 2002
Fellow: 1998-present

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

www.collaborativepractice.com
Co-Founder: 1999
Co-Editor: Collaborative Review: 1999- 2008
Board of Directors: 1999-2005
Webmaster, 2000-2006

Collaborative Practice California
www.cpcal.com
Founding delegate
Eureka Award: 2007

San Francisco: Collaborative Practice San Francisco ("CPSF")

www.collaborativepracticesanfrancisco.com
Founding member, 1999
Chair: 1999-2004
Qualified Participating member: 1999 to the present
Webmaster, 1999 to the present

Sonoma County: Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire ("CCRE")
www.collaborativecouncil.org
Qualified participating member: 2009 to the present
Board of Directors, 2010-2012
Webmaster: 2009 to the present

San Francisco Bay Area Collaborative Practice "Think Tank"

(formerly Bay Area Collaborative Law Group)
Chair: 1997-1999
Founding member: 1994
Webmaster: 1997-2009

East Bay Collaborative Practice Group ("ACP")

www.collaborativepracticeeastbay.com
Founding member

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Honors

Super Lawyers: Northern California

Family law Super Lawyer: 2005 - 2011
Top 50 Female Lawyers in Northern California (all fields of practice): 2006, 2007 2008 2009 2010 and 2011
Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California (all fields of practice) 2010

California State Bar

Outstanding ProBono Law Firm, Northern California: 1992
Wiley E. Manuel ProBono Award 1990, 1991

San Francisco Bar Association

James P. Preovolos Award: Outstanding ProBono Family Lawyer of the Year 1990
Outstanding ProBono Law Firm: 1990
Outstanding ProBono Lawyer: 1988-1993
Certificate of Merit: 1986-1993

Collaborative Practice California
Eureka Award: 2007

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Education

Hastings College of The Law, San Francisco

J.D. awarded May 1985
Admitted to California State Bar, December, 1985
Professor's Assistant: William Lockhart, Constitutional Law, 1984-85; Research and editing: Constitutional Law (Textbook)
Professor's Assistant: Kelly Weisberg, Children and the Law, 1985; Research for textbook/course materials on mediation

State Bar of California

Certification as Family Law Specialist

University of The Pacific, Stockton, California

B.A. awarded in History with honors, 1966
Phi Kappa Phi honor society

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Publications

Books

Your First Marathon, published in Honolulu, 1979; Translations: Philippines, 1981; China 1982; Japan 1983

Articles

(See Articles)

Other Publications

Reporter, Asian Runner Magazine (Hong Kong) 1979-1981
Honolulu Correspondent, Running Times Magazine 1979-1981

Speaking Engagements
Plenary Speaker: Empowering the Child in the Divorce Process
International Collaborative Practice Conference, Cork, Ireland: 2008

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Community Service

KID'S TURN: Workshops for Children of Separating Families

www.kidsturn.org
Founder: 1988
President of the Board: 1988-1990
Executive Board: 1998-1996; 1999-2005
Fundraising, Publicity, Long-term strategic planning
Webmaster: through 2003

Campfire Girls

Regional Chair, Southern California: 1974, leader 1971-1974

Girls Scouts of America

Leader, Honolulu, 1974-1978

Campolindo High School

PTA Board; Publicity Chair: 1987-1989

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Training

  • 2010: Mediation Training (40 hours): Gary Friedman, Catherine Conner
  • 1999-2009: Annual IACP Two-Day Networking Forums: Instructors: Various international collaborative professionals and internationally known guest plenary speakers
  • 2007-2010: Annual CP California Two-Day Networking Forums: Instructors: Various California collaborative professionals and internationally known guest plenary speakers
  • 2005 to the present: 20+ hours yearly: advanced collaborative, mediation and communications training (Pauline Tesler, Peggy Thompson, Gary Friedman, Catherine Conner, Sharon Ellison, inter alia)
  • 2004: Advanced Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Pauline Tesler (8 hours)
  • 2004: Intermediate Interdisciplinary Training: Instructors, Susan Gamache, Nancy Cameron (8 hours)
  • 2003: Intermediate Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Chip Rose (6 hours)
  • 2003: Intermediate Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Pauline Tesler (8 hours)
  • 2003: Advanced Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Pauline Tesler (8 hours)
  • 2002: Advanced Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Pauline Tesler (8 hours)
  • 2002: Intermediate Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Steven Neustader Symposium (8 hours)
  • 2002: Basic Interdisciplinary Training: Instructors, Peggy Thompson, Nancy Ross, Mark Hill, Pauline Tesler (20 hours)
  • 2002: Intermediate Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Pauline Tesler (4 hours)
  • 2002: Intermediate Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Pauline Tesler (3 hours)
  • 2001: Basic Collaborative Law Training: Instructor, Rodney Johnson (3 hours)
  • 2000: Basic Collaborative Law Training: Instructors: George Richardson, David Weinberg, Karen Russell (8 hours)
  • 1999: Basic Collaborative Law Training: Instructor: Pauline Tesler (8 hours)
  • 1999: Basic Collaborative Law Training: Instructor: Chip Rose (8 hours)
  • 1998: Basic Collaborative Law Training: Instructor: Stu Webb (8 hours)
  • 1990s: Mediation Training: Gary Friedman (40 hours)

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