*Certified Specialist in Legal Malpractice Law, the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization*

Born in Salinas, California, 1950; admitted to Texas State Bar 1975; admitted to California State Bar 1977.

Education: University of Tennessee (B.S. with honors, 1972); Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1975); Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif.

Member: Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California; Kings County, Tulare County, Fresno County, and San Luis Obispo County Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; State Bar of California.

Member/Board of Director of Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL).

Author: “Air Transportation–Intrastate Carriers- A purely Intrastate Carrier is Not Within the Jurisdiction of the CAB,” 40 Journal of Air Law and Commerce 566, 1974. Editor, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, 1975.

Received Certificate of Completion from Pepperdine University/Strauss Institute for 42 hours of training/course work in Mediating The Complex Litigated Case.

Taught real estate classes at West Hills Community College.

Lectured on ethics, legal malpractice for attorneys at local Bar Associations.

Lectured on ethics for Elected Public Officials (AB 1234 Compliance).

Lectured on Government Law for various public entities.

Lectured on legal updates for POST FTO, COS.

Qualified and testified as expert on ethics and legal malpractice.

Speaker, The Art of Depositions: Powerful Techniques to Maximize Your Success, National Business Institute, Fresno, California, June 18, 2008.

Speaker, Practicing Legal Ethics in the Electronic Law Office, Half Moon Seminars, Fresno, California, September 25, 2008.

ArticleI Followed the Precise Letter of the Law . . . So, Why Am I Disbarred? Bar Bulletin, San Luis Obispo County Legal Community Bar Bulletin, March-April 2014.

ArticleI Only Represented One Individual: How Could There Be a Conflict, San Luis Obispo Legal Community Bar Bulletin, July-August 2014.

Article, Conflicts of Interests–You Could Lose It All! (Conflict Issues and Other Odds ‘n’ Ends) San Luis Obispo County’s Legal Community Bar Bulletin, November-December 2019

e-mail address: kfike@farleylawfirm.com