Lindsay Kohut Slatter

Lindsay Kohut Slatter

Location:
Walnut Creek, California
Phone:
925-944-5600
Fax:
925-944-5432
Email:

Specialist in all cases involving attorney conduct and professional responsibility, including State Bar Disciplinary defense, related licensure matters, legal ethics. Expert witness on duties of attorneys and limits of those duties. Statewide representation and expert testimony.

Classes and Seminars:

MCLE Panels 2014: Sacramento Women Lawyers, Wildland Fire Conference, Marin Probate Lawyers, Golden Gate University School of Law, Going Solo Panel

Other: Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL), Hastings Law School Ethics Class

MCLE Panels 2013: Marin County Family Law Section, Sonoma Women in Law

MCLE Panels 2008: CAOC (Consumer Attorneys of California), CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar)

Other: Wildland Fire ethics

MCLE speeches 2007: San Francisco Trial Lawyers, Orange County Lawyers Guild, Monterey Women Lawyers

MCLE Panels 2004: Restriction of Practice Issues in Mass Tort Settlements, CAOC Convention, 2004

MCLE Panels 2002: Opposing Vicarious Disqualification Motions, CAOC Convention, 2002

MCLE Panels 2001: Speaking With the Enemy - Who Can You Interview Ex Parte?, CAOC Convention, 2001

MCLE Panels 1998: Timely and Timeless Topics in Attorney Discipline, CAOC, 1998

MCLE Panels 1997: Ethical Issues Regarding Liens and Third-Party Claims, CAOC, 1997

MCLE Panels 1996: Against All Adversity: Consequences of Conflict, CAOC Tahoe Convention, 1996; Ethical Considerations for Community Association Counsel, Community Associations Institute, 1996; The Latest Word on Liens: Civil and Ethical Issues, CAOC, 1996

MCLE Panels 1995: Mean and Lien - Part II: Other Considerations Re: Liens and Third Party Claims, CAOC Tahoe Convention, 1995; How to Avoid Sanctions for Frivolous Actions and Discretionary Dismissals, CAOC, 1995

Areas of Practice

  • State Bar Defense (California)
  • Moral Character and Fitness, California Bar
  • Ethics Advice to California attorneys
  • Attorney Discipline Defense, US Courts in California

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California

Published Works

  • Moral Character: The Other Bar Exam, The Advocate, Lindsay Kohut Slatter, April, 2013
  • The Attorney-Client Life Cycle, Contra Costa Lawyer, June, 2008
  • Toxic Client Syndrome, CAOC Forum, February, 2008
  • Attorney-Client Life Cycle, Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Syllabus, October, 2006
  • Hot Water, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, May, 2006
  • Attorney-Client Life Cycle, Placer County Bar Association Syllabus, April, 2006
  • Billing for Fun and Profit, The Recorder, 2005
  • Notorious E.T.H.I.C.S., CEB, November Syllabus, 2005
  • Ethical Traps in Civil Litigation, State Bar Convention Syllabus, September, 2005
  • Restrictions of Practice Issues in Mass Tort Settlements, CAOC, November 2004 Convention Syllabus, August, 2004
  • Internet Ethical Issues: E-mail, Websites and Marketing in the 21st Century (Co-Author), CLE International MCLE, January, 2004
  • New Cases and Statutes Re Attorneys (Co-Author), CAOC, April 2003 Convention Syllabus, February, 2003
  • The Basics of Attorney Discipline - California Style, San Francisco Attorney Magazine, August/September, 2002
  • Opposing Vicarious Disqualification Motions, CAOC, April 2002 Convention Syllabus, February, 2002
  • Speaking With the Enemy - Who Can You Interview Ex Parte?, CAOC, November 2001 Convention Syllabus, August, 2001
  • Business Transactions with Clients...and Others, San Francisco Attorney Magazine, Vol. 24, Number 4, August/September, 1998
  • Timely and Timeless Topics in Attorney Discipline, CAOC, March, 1998
  • Ethical Issues Regarding Liens and Third-Party Claims, CAOC, November, 1997
  • The Latest Word on Liens: Civil and Ethical Issues, CAOC, November, 1996
  • Ethical Considerations for Community Association Counsel, Community Associations Institute, April, 1996
  • Against All Adversity: Consequences of Conflict, CAOC Tahoe Convention, April, 1996
  • How to Avoid Sanctions for Frivolous Actions and Discretionary Dismissals, CAOC, November, 1995
  • Mean and Lien: Expanded Bases for Attorney Discipline re: Medical Liens (Co-Author), CTLA Forum Magazine, May, 1995
  • Mean and Lien - Part II: Other Considerations Re: Liens and Third Party Claims, CAOC Tahoe Convention, April, 1995
  • Common Fund and the Medical Lien (Co-Author), CTLA Forum Magazine, March, 1995
  • How to Defy Fate By Fee Agreement, CTLA, November, 1994
  • St. George and the Dragon: Ethical Confrontations in Structured Settlement and Separately Negotiated Fee Agreements, Santa Clara County Bar Association, Spring, 1994
  • Other Misconduct Warranting Discipline: When Personal Conduct May Have Professional Consequences, CTLA, November, 1993

Classes/Seminars

  • Mean and Lien - Part II: Other Considerations Re: Liens and Third Party Claims, CAOC Tahoe Convention, 1995
  • How to Avoid Sanctions for Frivolous Actions and Discretionary Dismissals, CAOC, 1995
  • Against All Adversity: Consequences of Conflict, CAOC Tahoe Convention, 1996
  • Ethical Considerations for Community Association Counsel, Community Associations Institute, 1996
  • The Latest Word on Liens: Civil and Ethical Issues, CAOC, 1996
  • Ethical Issues Regarding Liens and Third-Party Claims, CAOC, 1997
  • Timely and Timeless Topics in Attorney Discipline, CAOC, 1998
  • Speaking With the Enemy - Who Can You Interview Ex Parte?, CAOC Convention, 2001
  • Opposing Vicarious Disqualification Motions, CAOC Convention, 2002
  • Restriction of Practice Issues in Mass Tort Settlements, CAOC Convention, 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Guardian de Justicia Award (Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County), 2014
  • Clay Award - California Lawyers Attorneys of the Year, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Consumer Attorneys of California (formerly CTLA), Member, 1985 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (formerly CTLA), Member, Board of Governors, 1995 - 1997
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, Member, 1995 - Present
  • Association of Discipline Defense Counsel, Member, 1997 - Present
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, Member, 2006 - Present
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, Member, 2010 - Present
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Attorney Discipline Defense Counsel, Member, 2005 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Slatter & Slatter, Beverly Hills and Santa Cruz, Partner, 1993 - 1997
  • Kiesel, Boucher & Larson, Beverly Hills, Of Counsel, 1993 - 1997
  • Slatter, Slatter & Kiesel, Beverly Hills, Partner, 1985 - 1993
  • Hoffman, Slatter & Slatter, Beverly Hills, Partner, 1981 - 1984
  • Frascella, Slatter & Slatter, Los Angeles, Partner, 1976 - 1980