ROY EUGENE BOGGS, JR.         CURRICULUM VITAE   home

 

CURRENT ADDRESS:       6253 Green Valley Circle

Culver City, California 90230

RE CONTACT:                    Telephone: 310-216-5758

                                                Fax: 310-216-0208

                                                E-mail: rboggs@sbcglobal.net


EDUCATION

 

Summer, 1985                        Program, Advanced International Legal Studies (Commercial), McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific and University of Salzburg, Austria. (Graduate Study for professionals in practice.

 

Summer-Fall, 1969                 National Consumer Law Center, Boston. Research fellowship (pursued during leave of absence from Pomona position below).

 

1972 - 1975                            Juris Doctor, University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

 

Summer-Fall, 1969                 Boston College, Graduate School of Education, studies toward Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, no degree.

 

1964 - 1968                            Bachelor of Arts (Major: History, area of concentration: U.S. History, post 1787, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

1990 - present                          Los Angeles Unified School District.  Substitute Teacher

August, 1993 -

October 5, 2003                      The University of West Los Angeles School of Law, Inglewood, CA, Professor of Law. Courses taught: Contracts, Employment, Litigation Procedure, Ethical Lawyering, Civil Procedure. Resigned.

 

August, 1998 - July, 1999      The Petersen Law Firm, Costa Mesa, CA, Senior Associate Attorney. Public sector employment practice representing public employees, primarily police and firefighters. (On leave fo absence from UWLA, to which I returned in August, 1999.)

 

 

1990 - 1993                            Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, CA, Assistant Professor of Law. Taught: Contracts, Legal Research and Writing, International Business Transactions.

 

1989 - 1990                           International Catholic Migration Commission, Morong, Bataan, The Philippines. Instructional Supervisor of a 6-12 member team of Filipino teachers providing English language and American pre-employment training to Southeast Asian refugees destined for resettlement in the U.S. As the only U.S. attorney on staff, I also made presentations to refugee classroom translators on American government and the U.S. legal system. Left due to family obligations in the U.S., political unrest in the Philippines.

 

1987 - 1989                            Contra Costa Legal Services Foundation, Richmond, CA, Executive Director, non-profit, public interest law firm providing free civil legal services to low-income residents of Contra Costa County (near San Francisco). Supervised approx. 10-attorney firm, in two offices: Richmond and Pittsburg. Generated funding from local municipalities, foundation grants and private donations. Resigned to take the ICMC position.

 

Spring- Summer,1987            Lewis, Damato, Brisbois & Bisgaard, Los Angeles, CA, Associate Attorney, commercial litigation. Resigned to take the CCLSF position.

 

1986 - 1987                            Law Firm of Gregory G. Petersen, Santa Ana, CA, Associate Attorney, civil practice in public employment and civil rights representing public employees: police and firefighters. Resigned to take Lewis, Damato position.

 

Fall, 1985                               Haissly et Vodoz, Geneva, Switzerland. Internship in international commercial practice as part of legal studies at Salzburg, Austria. Left early due to family illness.

 

1984 - 1985                            Robert Ventre Associates, Inc., Newburyport, Mass. Taught English as a Foreign Language to Saudi Military Personnel in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Left after completing one-year contract.

 

1981 - 1983                            U.S. Peace Corps, Costa Rica, The Dominican Republic, Morocco. Originally posted to The Dominican Republic as an agricultural extensionist, then transferred to Morocco where I taught English in a Moroccan high school.




 

1979 - 1981                            Legal Services Program for Pasadena and San Gabriel-Pomona Valley. Directing Attorney, Pomona Office, a five-attorney operation. Consumer protection, housing, government benefits practice. Resigned to enter the Peace Corps.

 

1976 - 1978                            San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, Staff Attorney. Caseload included housing, civil rights, consumer protection, family law, bankruptcy, etc. Scores of court appearances, several trials.


OTHER SKILLS AND TRAINING


Speak: French, Spanish


Some knowledge of: Maghrebi (Moroccan) Arabic, Dutch, German


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

June 24, 1976 - present           State Bar of California.

 

1992 - present                         Screen Actors Guild, (member, board of directors, 1994-2002).

 

2002 - present                         board of directors, Black Journalists Association of Southern California, parliamentarian.

 

2003 - present                         Committee on Legal Ethics, Los Angeles County Bar Association.


















 

ROY EUGENE BOGGS, JR.                      REFERENCES

 

1.        Gayle Pollard-Terry

            Reporter, Los Angeles Times

            202 W. First Street

            Los Angeles, CA. 900012

            213-237-7923

 

2.         Lois Pitter-Bruce

            Producer, CBS News

            6121 Sunset Blvd.

            Los Angeles, CA. 90028

            323-460-3761

 

3.         Beverly White

            Reporter NBC 4

            3000 West Alameda Ave.

            Burbank, CA 91523

            818-840-3469

 

4.         Lynn B. Feldman, Esq.

            6625 S. Sherbourne Drive

            Los Angeles, CA. 90056-2123

            310-222-2831

 

5.         Bruce Landau, Esq.

            Landau & Landau

            8306 Wilshire Blvd. #1803

            Beverly Hills, CA 90211

            310-8383-1507

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