Business/Commercial, Breach of Contract, Real Estate, Partnership Dissolution, Corporate Governance, Intellectual Property, Legal Malpractice, Trade Secrets, Unfair Trade Practices, Employment, Insurance and Insurance Coverage, Bad Faith, Family Law, Probate.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION EXPERIENCE
Judge Chernow has nearly three decades of conflict resolution experience. He was appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court in 1977 and served until 1993. His assignments included criminal, civil, law and discovery, family and fast track courts. He served on the Executive Committee of the Litigation and Family Law sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and as a longtime board member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Before he was appointed to the bench, he was a partner in the law firm of Tuttle and Taylor.
Judge Chernow lectures frequently for bar associations and other organizations and is a co-author of The Rutter Group’s California Practice Guide: Civil Trial & Evidence. He is the author of numerous published articles on such topics as sanctions and expert witnesses, and is a former associate professor of law at USC Law Center, where he taught courses on evidence, corporations and environmental law.
ORGANIZATIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Current or former member: Family and Juvenile Court Advisory Committee, Judicial Council of California; Executive Committee, Lawyers Conference, Judicial Division of the American Bar Association; Board of Directors, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles; Advisory Board, Fulfillment Fund, Los Angeles; Board of Directors, Stephen S. Wise Temple.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
J.D. (1964), Harvard Law School, Magna Cum Laude; Editor of Harvard Law Review; Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowship of Harvard University
B.S. (1961), California Institute of Technology, major in mathematics
Judge Chernow is available throughout California.