Heather L. Rosing

CEO and President

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Statewide Civility Task Force (collaboration of the State Bar, the California Judges Association and the California Lawyers Association), Co-Vice-Chair (chaired by Justice Brian Currey) (2021)
  • CJA Judicial Fairness Coalition, Member (2021-present)
  • RESOLVE Law San Diego, Steering Committee (2020-2021)
  • California Lawyers Association (CLA): Member; President (2018-Oct. 2019); California Lawyers Foundation, President (2020)
  • State Bar of California: Board of Trustees (2011-2015); Task Force on Admissions Regulation, Phase I, Member (2012-2013); Working Group on Limited License Technician Law, Member (2013); Treasurer (2013-2014); Regulations, Admissions, and Discipline Oversight Committee, Chair (2013-2014); Audit Committee, Chair (2013-2014); Vice President (2014-2015); Planning and Budget Committee, Chair (2014-2015); Rules Revision Commission of the State Bar of California, Advisor (2016-2018); Mandatory Insurance Working Group, Member (2017-2019)
  • California ChangeLawyers (formerly California Bar Foundation): President (2017-2018); Board Member (2014-present); Secretary (2015-2017)
  • Merit Selection Panel for U.S. Magistrate Judge: Member, appointed by then Chief Judge Irma Gonzalez of the United States District Court, Southern District of California (2009)
  • Pacific Arts Movement: Community Legacy Award Committee Member (2015)
  • American Bar Association: Standing Committee on Legal Specialization (2020-present); Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability (2008-2012); Chair, ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference (2009, 2013, 2019); Chair or Co-Chair, State/Regional Bar Professional Liability Committee Roundtable (2005-present)
  • San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA): Legal Ethics Committee, Member (2001-2013), Co-Chair (2006); Board of Directors (2003-2009), President (2007-2008)(including leading an effort to oppose Proposition 8); Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act Pro Bono Program, Chair (2008 – 2019); PCC Fund Distribution Working Group, Chair (2009-2013); Bench Bar Committee, Member (2010-present); Civility, Integrity, & Professionalism Committee, Chair (2010-present); Court Funding Action Committee (2012-2015)
  • San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program: Board of Directors (2004-2006); Co-Chair, LAF-Off (2007-2013); Award Recipient
  • Louis M. Welsh American Inns of Court: Barrister (2002-2004)
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego: Judicial Incubator Committee, Member (2017); Newsletter Editor (2003-2005); Golf Tournament Chair (1998-1999)
  • California Women Lawyers: Member
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers: Member
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers: Member
  • Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association: Member, Award Recipient
  • San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association: Member
  • Tom Homann Law Association: Member, Foundation Board of Directors (2016-2019)
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers Association: Member, Award Recipient
  • National Association of Women Judges: Member; Volunteer and Chair of the Friends Committee for Success Inside and Out
  • Northwestern Alumni Association: Regional Director (2003-2005)
  • Northwestern Alumni Club of San Diego: President (1999-2002)
  • Northwestern School of Law Alumni Law Board: Lifetime Member
  • San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy: Board of Directors (2004-2007)
  • Japan Society of San Diego & Tijuana: Board of Directors (2002-2005); Membership Committee (Co-Founder of the Annual Beer & Sake Festival) (2002-2003)

Recognition and Awards


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Heather L. Rosing, Esq.


  • California (1996)
  • Supreme Court of Illinois (1997)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern and Central Districts of California (1996)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2012)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California (1998)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California (2007)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (2011)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (1997)