Hon. William Highberger

Hon. William Highberger

United States District Court, Central District of California

Judge William Foster Highberger received his A.B. in public and international affairs from Princeton University in 1972 and his J.D. from Columbia University in 1975. During law school, he served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the Columbia Law Review. After law school, he clerked at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit for the Honorable William H. Timbers. He passed the California bar in 1976 and began working at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles, becoming partner in 1983, where he practiced employment law and litigation. He was appointed to the bench by Governor Pete Wilson in 1998. He is married to Judge Carolyn B. Kuhl who is also on the bench of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

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If I’m registered for the conference will I automatically get my CLE Credits?

No. You must sign out at the Registration/CLE desk before departing the conference.

What do I need in order to sign up for CLE?

You need to have your Bar number for all states in which you would receive credit.

What if I cannot attend the whole conference? Can I receive partial credit?

Yes. When you sign out at the end of your last day, you will indicate the number of hours/days that you actually attended.

Do I need to send my Certificate of Attendance to the state bar(s) or will Trial Lawyers of Mass Torts report my attendance to them?

Each individual attorney will need to file their own CLE credits.