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Instructor: J. Angelo DeSantis

Legal Research and Writing Fellow

J. Angelo DeSantis joined Univeristy of California, Davis, King Hall from the San Francisco office of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, where he was a member of the firm's Litigation Practice. His experience includes participation in several complex commercial insurance matters and a commercial contract dispute. At Sonnenschein, he had an active pro bono practice that has included: a prisoner civil rights action, an attorney's fees dispute, a landlord-tenant dispute, and an asylum matter. DeSantis recently argued in support of an award of attorney's fees before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

SCPLL Presentations:

  • Legal Briefs that Work!
  • Techniques for Short, Clear & Organized Legal Writing
  • Appearance Matters: Improving the Look of Legal Documents
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