you're reading...
jacqueline scott corley, Kerr & Wagstaffe, Magistrate, Uncategorized

Is Magistrate Jacqueline Scott Corley Monnlighting at K & W | Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP

Jacqueline Scott Corley

Partner

Jackie represents individuals, private entities and governments in a wide variety of trial and appellate matters, with a particular focus on practice in the federal courts.

Career Highlights

Jackie Scott Corley’s law practice includes both trial and appellate litigation, with particular emphasis on practice in the federal courts. She represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil litigation, including wage and hour class actions, trademark, defamation, and civil rights and has recently represented several attorneys sued because of the exercise of their First Amendment rights. Ms. Corley also serves as a court-appointed mediator and early neutral evaluator for the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and provides mediation and evaluator services in federal civil rights, employment, ERISA, insurance and personal injury disputes.

Prior to joining Kerr & Wagstaffe in 2009, Ms. Corley served more than 11 years as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the Northern District of California. During her tenure at the district court she also assisted with more than 20 cases submitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to her clerkship, she was a litigation associate at Coblentz, Patch Duffy & Bass LLP in San Francisco and Goodwin, Procter & Hoar LLP in Boston. Right after law school she clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Keeton on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Ms. Corley is a member of the state bar of California, and admitted to practice in all California state and federal courts, as well as the Eastern District of Texas. She is a member of the California Bar Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco, and elected member of the Edward J. McFetrige Inn of Court.

She graduated with high honors from U.C. Berkeley with a B.A. in History and in 1991 received her J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as an editor and the Article Chair of the Harvard Law Review, and was a legal writing and research instructor for first year students. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two teenaged children.

Current Client Highlights

  • Defeated preliminary injunction motion in a defamation/unfair competition lawsuit involving a YouTube video
  • Successfully prosecuted a federal court trademark infringement action for a publicly-traded corporation
  • Representing a human rights attorney being sued for malicious prosecution in federal court by a multi-national corporation
  • Defending in the Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate District, a San Francisco Superior Court bench trial judgment and several thousand dollar fee award.

Other Legal Experience

  • Litigation Associate, Coblentz, Cahen, McCabe & Breyer, 1994-1997
  • Litigation Associate, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar LLP, Boston, MA, 1992-1994
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Robert E. Keeton, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1991-1992

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1991 • Harvard Law Review, 1989-1991
  • B.A., University of California at Berkeley with High Honors, 1988

Professional Activities

  • Member, Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court
  • Panelist, Byrne Judicial Clerkship Conference, Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu, CA, March 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Presenter, Northern District of California Law Clerk Orientation, Sep. 2000-present

Advertisements

About Leslie Brodie

Leslie Brodie is a reporter, writer, blogger, activist, and a religious leader in the community.

Discussion

Comments are closed.

Categories

RSS .

  • Yet Another Unlicensed Contractor Debacle 2017/07/10
    This story is late in publishing because the AOC (ahem, the judicial council) spent months drawing out our requests for information on a simple inquiry they should have been able to deliver on the same day it was received because what scant information they did provide was readily available to them. But they dragged out […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Another Clifford Ham boondoggle in San Diego 2017/04/19
    More false promises of tunnels reaching out from jails to courthouses. Don’t say we didn’t tell you so because we’ve stated many times that ALL tunnel promises are false promises made to win local support of the projects and penciled out upon approval. What we find most disturbing is that Clifford Ham has a track […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Writing our obit is a bit premature… 2017/04/06
    Welcome to 2017! Yeah, we know, a bit of time has passed since we’ve been hyperactive here. We’ve been a bit busy frying other fish.  If you consider yourself a progressive, you’ve already read and possibly even recognized our work elsewhere. We will be continuing those projects and check in here as not to neglect […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Welcome to the first business day of our reinvigorated 10 year run! 2017/01/02
    Thanks to the sheer incompetence of Judicial Council staff leadership, we’re going to be spending the next ten years nipping at their heels. Last week, the San Francisco trial court ruled that the Jacobs entities maintained their contractors license and that the 22.7 million that the Judicial Council should have been able to recover is […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Working for the Judicial Council and a pattern of racketeering activity 2016/10/31
    The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization. The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering, and it allows […]
    Judicial Council Watcher

RSS Drudge Report Feed

.
%d bloggers like this: