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Mark L. Tuft

Mark L. Tuft

Cooper, White & Cooper LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA


Mark L. Tuft is a partner with Cooper, White & Cooper LLP in San Francisco.  He serves as counsel to lawyers and law firms on professional responsibility, professional liability, law firm mergers and dissolutions and State Bar disciplinary matters.  Mr. Tuft is certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in legal malpractice law.  His practice includes legal malpractice defense, media law and commercial litigation.  He also serves as an arbitrator, mediator and special master in lawyer-client and law firm disputes.  Mr. Tuft is a co-author of The California Practice Guide on Professional Responsibility (The Rutter Group, a division of Thomson Reuters).  Mr. Tuft obtained his J.D. degree with honors from Hastings College of the Law in 1968.  He also received an LL.M. degree with highest honors from George Washington University in 1972.

Mr. Tuft has served on various State Bar committees studying and drafting rules of professional conduct including RRC-1 and RRC-2.  He is a former chair of COPRAC and a past president of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.  Mr. Tuft is a member of the ABA Center on Professional Responsibility and has served on several committees including the Center's Policy Implementation Committee and Editorial Board.  Mr. Tuft has taught courses on legal ethics as an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law and is a frequent lecturer and writer on professional responsibility.  Mr. Tuft has received several teaching awards including CEB's Award of Merit.

Mark L. Tuft is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Recent Developments on Professional Responsibility and the Attorney-Client Privilege - PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2017: Current Developments in Legal Ethics-Competence Issues-Elimination of Bias, Friday, December 08, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment The Latest Developments in Attorney Ethics and the Law of Lawyering - PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2017: Current Developments in Legal Ethics-Competence Issues-Elimination of Bias, Monday, December 11, 2017
Conflicts Issues for In-House Counsel - PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2017: Current Developments in Legal Ethics-Competence Issues-Elimination of Bias, Monday, December 11, 2017
Thorny Issues of Privilege and Confidentiality - PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2017: Current Developments in Legal Ethics-Competence Issues-Elimination of Bias, Monday, December 11, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Conflicts Issues for In-House Counsel - Conflicts Issues for In-House Counsel, Monday, December 11, 2017
The Latest Developments in Attorney Ethics and the Law of Lawyering - The Latest Developments in Attorney Ethics and the Law of Lawyering, Monday, December 11, 2017
Thorny Issues of Privilege and Confidentiality - Thorny Issues of Privilege and Confidentiality, Monday, December 11, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Conflicts Issues for In-House Counsel - Conflicts Issues for In-House Counsel, Monday, December 11, 2017
The Latest Developments in Attorney Ethics and the Law of Lawyering - The Latest Developments in Attorney Ethics and the Law of Lawyering, Monday, December 11, 2017
Thorny Issues of Privilege and Confidentiality - Thorny Issues of Privilege and Confidentiality, Monday, December 11, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2017: Current Developments in Legal Ethics-Competence Issues-Elimination of Bias, Friday, December 15, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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