David M. Majchrzak

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Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “New Rules of Professional Conduct: Client/Lawyer Relationships and Transactions with Non-Clients,” Federal Bar Association, San Diego, California (January 28, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Key Developments in Ethics 2018,” Continuing Education of the Bar, San Diego, California (January 10, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Rules Not Made to Be Broken,” North County Bar Association (January 9, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Best Practices from Experienced Leaders,” San Diego County Bar Association Leadership Training, San Diego, California (November 15, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Getting to Know You–Meet the New Rules of Professional Conduct,” Annual Tax & Estate Planning Forum, San Diego, California (October 17, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Rules Not Made to Be Broken,” California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals (September 28, 2018)
  • Speaker and Moderator, “Navigating the Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct, Sections Four, Six, and Eight,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (September 14, 2018)
  • Speaker and Moderator, “Navigating the Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct, Sections Five and Seven,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (August 10, 2018)
  • Speaker and Moderator, “Navigating the Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct, Sections Two and Three,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (July 13, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Ethical Issues in Mediation and Mediation Confidentiality,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (June 13, 2018)
  • Speaker and Moderator, “Navigating the Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct, Section One,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (June 8, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Why Civility Matters to Me,” Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Diego, California (April 20, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Civility in Everyday Practice and the Art of the Ethical Deal,” Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Diego, California (February 21, 2018)
  • Moderator, “Challenging Issues in Insurance Defense Practice,” Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, Vancouver, British Columbia (February 2, 2018)
  • Speaker, “When Lawyers Pack Up and Move,” Federal Bar Association, San Diego, California (January 29, 2018)
  • Speaker, “The Limits of Persuasion,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (January 19, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Risk Management for Lawyers,” Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Weekend, San Diego, California (October 14, 2017)
  • Speaker, “Opening Your Practice: Important Client Communications,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (July 18, 2017)
  • Speaker, “The Attorney’s Disaster Survival Kit: Protecting Your Clients When You Can,” Los Angeles Law Library, Los Angeles, California (July 12, 2017)
  • Speaker, “The Deadly Sins of Lawyering: Why Good Lawyers Sometime Violate Ethical Rules,” Multistate Tax Commission, San Diego, California (March 10, 2017)
  • Speaker, “Negative Online Reviews: Preserving Your Reputation Without Violating Your Ethical Duties,” Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), San Diego, California (March 6, 2017)
  • Panelist, “Navigating Everyday Legal Ethics,” North County Bar Association, Vista, California (January 12, 2017)
  • Speaker, “Everyday Ethics,” Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, San Diego, California (November 29, 2016)
  • Speaker, “Bias, Incivility, and Difficult Personalities: An Ethical Tour,” Tom Homann Law Association and San Diego Paralegal Association, San Diego, California (November 16, 2016)
  • Speaker, “The Unauthorized Practice of Law,” Legal Secretaries, Inc., Palm Springs, California (November 11, 2016)
  • Speaker, “Can We All Just Get Along? Civility, Integrity and Professionalism,” Annual Tax & Estate Planning Forum, San Diego, California (October 21, 2016)
  • Moderator and Panelist, “Difficult Personalities Confronted by Lawyers,” The State Bar of California’s 89th Annual Meeting (October 1, 2016)
  • Panelist, “Negative Online Reviews: Preserving Your Legal Reputation Without Violating Our Ethical Duty,” San Diego County Bar Association (September 8, 2016)
  • Moderator and Panelist, “Ethics for Attorneys,” EEOC 2016 EXCEL Training Conference, San Francisco, CA (July 20, 2016)
  • Moderator and Panelist, “Let’s Make a Deal: The Ethics of Negotiation,” State Bar of California Solo and Small Firm Summit (June 17, 2016)
  • Moderator and Panelist, “It Takes All Kinds: The Ethics of Dealing with Difficult Personalities,” State Bar of California Solo and Small Firm Summit (June 17, 2016)
  • Panelist, “The Ethics of Electronic Discovery,” Federal Bar Association, San Diego, California (October 22, 2015)
  • Panelist, “Common Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Solo and Small Firm Practitioners,” The State Bar of California’s 88th Annual Meeting (October 9, 2015)
  • Moderator and Panelist, “Ethics for the Solo and Small Firm Practitioner,” State Bar of California Solo and Small Firm Summit, Newport Beach, California (June 19, 2015)
  • Panelist, “Ethical Use of Social Media for Jury Selection and at Trial,” County Counsel’s Association of California, San Diego, California (November 26, 2014)
  • Panelist, “Ethical Issues for EEOC Matters,” EEOC 2014 EXCEL Training Conference, San Diego, California (August 13, 2014)
  • Panelist, “Dealing with Difficult Clients,” State Bar of California Solo and Small Firm Summit, Newport Beach, California (June 19, 2014)
  • Moderator, “Too Good to Be True, a Legal Ethics Program on Conflicts and Other Professional Pitfalls” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (January 9, 2014)
  • Panelist, “Top 10 Legal Ethics Rulings of 2012-2013,” Foothills Bar Association, La Mesa, California (July 18, 2013)
  • Panelist, “Top 10 Legal Ethics Rulings of 2012,” San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California (March 10, 2013)

Publications

  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 18, No. 4 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (February 2019)
  • “New Civility Guidelines,” San Diego Lawyer (January/February 2019)
  • “SB 954: Attorneys Must Provide Written Disclosure Explaining Mediation Confidentiality,” Daily Journal (co-author with Brittany Vojak) (January 9, 2019)
  • “The Deceptive Simplicity of Flat-Fee Arrangements,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (November 16, 2018)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 18, No. 3 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (October 2018)
  • “ANALYSIS: Rule 1.5,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (October 17, 2018)
  • “ANALYSIS: Rule 5.4,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (October 17, 2018)
  • “Addressing Disputes Regarding Advance Fees,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (September 29, 2018)
  • “The Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Ethics,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (July 20, 2018)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 18, No. 2 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (July 2018)
  • “Fees within the Context of New Rule of Conduct 1.5,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (June 15, 2018)
  • “Looking Ahead to Help Your Practice Now,” Facts & Findings (May/June 2018)
  • “Truly Communicating with Clients,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (May 18, 2018)
  • “Good Billing Practices Lead to Better Results,” Ethics in Brief (April 9, 2018)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 18, No. 1 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (April 2018)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 17, No. 4 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (January 2018)
  • “Communicating with Clients Regarding a Lawyer Departure,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (January 12, 2018)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 17, No. 3 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (October 2017)
  • “Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel (Rule 3.4),” Daily Journal (September 8, 2017)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 17, No. 2 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (August 2017)
  • “Distinguishing Between Negligence and a Breach of Fiduciary Duty,” Ethics in Brief (July 5, 2017)
  • “Conflict of Interest: Current Clients (Rule 1.7),” Daily Journal (April 27, 2017)
  • “Communication with Clients (Rule 1.4),” Daily Journal (April 19, 2017)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 17, No. 1 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (April 2017)
  • “Keeping That Gift Horse from Biting You,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (February 17, 2017)
  • “An Anticipated Evolution of Fee-Sharing,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (January 20, 2017)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 4 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (January 2017)
  • “Lack of Candor and Civility Can Result in Lost Opportunities,” Ethics in Brief (November 21, 2016)
  • “Be Civil for Client’s Sake,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (October 28, 2016)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 3 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (October 2016)
  • “Positive (-ly False) Reviews,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (October 7, 2016)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 2 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (July 2016)
  • “Avoid Ethical Missteps in Negotiation Dance,” Daily Journal(co-author with Heather Rosing) (May 20, 2016)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 1 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (April 28, 2016)
  • “The Peril in Trying to Fix it Yourself,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (March 18, 2016)
  • “Ethical Cautions to Take with Listserv Collaboration,” Ethics in Brief (January 29, 2016)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 4 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (January 2016)
  • “Ending an Engagement Without Inviting a Disciplinary Proceeding to Begin,”  Bar Journal.(November 2015)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 3 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (October 2015)
  • “My Client Made Me Do It,” Ethics in Brief (October 26, 2015)
  • “What to Do When Your Co-counsel Is Disbarred,” Daily Journal (co-author with Heather Rosing) (September 11, 2015)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 2 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (July 2015)
  • Ethics Quarterly, Volume 15, No. 1 (co-author with Edward McIntyre) (April 2015)
  • “Forming a Closely Held Corporation Can Pose Ethical Dilemmas,”  Bar Journal(August 2014)
  • “California Mandates That Its Attorneys Have Strong Character,” Ethics in Brief (May 27, 2014)
  • “Modifying Fee Agreements: Ethical Implications,” Ethics in Brief (April 5, 2013)
  • Neighbor Disputes: Law and Litigation- Chapter 18: Defenses and Cross-complaints, California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)(2013-updated annually)
  • Dodd-Frank Gives Power to the People,” USLAW Magazine, USLAW Network (Spring/Summer, 2011)
  • The Green Trap Door,” USLAW Magazine, USLAW Network (Spring/Summer, 2010)
  • Corporate Chaos: Who Should Govern Internal Affairs?,24 Thomas Jeff. L.R. 83 (2001)
  • The Impropriety of a Constitutional Doctrine: Why Wende Review Should Be Terminated23 Thomas Jeff. L.R. 267 (2001)

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David M. Majchrzak, Esq.

Admissions

  • State Bar of California (2002)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (2002)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal (2005)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2011)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (2012)