Jerome Fishkin

Jerome Fishkin

Jerome Fishkin has been an attorney since 1971. He has specialized in advising attorneys since 1992. He won the quantum meruit case, Huskinson & Brown v. Wolf (2004) 32 Cal.4th 453, as amicus curiae counsel. He and his partner Lindsay Slatter won the first case in the country permitting an undocumented immigrant to be admitted to practice law — In re Garcia (2014) 58 Cal 4th 440.

Mr. Fishkin counsels attorneys on issues involving attorney ethics, disqualification motions, law practice management, sanctions, dealing with toxic clients, and coping with legal bullies. He represents attorneys at the State Bar and in federal court disciplinary proceedings, and federal agency investigations.  He also advises out of state attorneys on how to qualify to practice in California.

Fishkin & Slatter LLP also counsels law students and other California bar applicants in the admissions process.  

The firm’s website posts updates on new attorney ethics cases every month.  See

Articles written by this author:

Defending your work product

Understanding what work product is, how it differs from privilege, and how it is protected

Jerome Fishkin

2015 April