Karman Guadagni

Karman Guadagni

Location:
San Francisco, California
Phone:
800-610-9641
Fax:
415-362-9801
Email:

Speaking Engagements

  • “Elder Abuse: Quick Hits from the Masters, Litigating Sexual Abuse in Elder Care Facilities”, March 16, 2018, The Donald L. Galine Sonoma Travel Seminar CAOC, Sonoma, CA
  • "Dementia Specialist Facilities”, January 27, 2018, SFTLA Ski Seminar.
  • “Bringing Cases Against Dementia Specialist Facilities” November 18, 2017, CAOC, San Francisco, CA
  • “Litigating Elder Abuse/ Neglect in Assisted Living Facilities”, June 21, 2017, National Webinar
  • “Elder Abuse in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly –New Legislation and its Potential Impact on Elder Abuse Cases in California”, May 9, 2017, CAOC Elder Abuse Round Table, San Francisco, CA
  • “From the Ground up: Proving Managing Agent Liability in Elder Abuse Cases”, March 10, 2017, SFTLA NLD Tahoe Conference
  • “Liens: Practice Pointer from the Experts or Everything You (Never) Wanted to Know” –Moderator, April 1, 2016, the Donald L. Galine Travel Seminar CAOC, Sonoma, CA
  • “Turning a Single Event into a Systems Case”, March 29, 2016, National Webinar
  • “Having it All”, March 7, 2017, SFTLA Women’s Caucus, San Francisco, CA
  • “Cases against Six Bed Assisted Living Facilities for Elders”, January 29, 2016, SFTLA –New Lawyers Division Tahoe Ski Seminar
  • Guest Professor at the Stanford Law School October 1, 2015, Trial Advocacy Workshop on Depositions
  • "Cases Against Assisted Living Facilities" September 30, 2015 – Practice Pointers –
  • “Every Thing You Need to Know About Elder Abuse in 15 Minutes”, February 1, 2013, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Tahoe Ski Seminar, San Francisco, CA
  • “Medicare Liens and Standing in Survivorship Actions” November 16, 2012, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform Conference,
  • “Bed Sores and Hospital Infections” March 3, 2011, Med School for Lawyers-–CAOC Webinar

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2009

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Golden Key Society
    • Honors: Kappa Tau Alpha
    • Honors: National Society of Collegiate Honors
    • Honors: Dean's Scholar
    • Major: Journalism
    • Minor: Spanish

Published Works

  • "Know the Score", Trial Magazine, December, 2017
  • Picking your battles – Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Homes, Forum Magazine, May-June, 2016
  • Follow the Money Trail - Holding Corporate Owners of RCFEs Directly Liable as Licensees, Legal Network News, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, Fall, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star - Northern California Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Women's Caucus, Member
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, New Lawyer's Division, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • Queen's Bench, Member
  • Work/Life Balance and Employment Committee at Queen's Bench, Co-Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Levy, Ram & Olson, San Francisco, California, Law Clerk, 2008
  • First Amendment Project, Oakland, California, Intern, 2007
  • Women's Initiative, San Francisco, California, Volunteer Writer, 2005
  • Eugene Weekly, Eugene, Oregon, Freelance Writer, 2004
  • Eugene Weekly, Eugene, Oregon, Editorial Intern, 2003 - 2004
  • Super lawyers
  • SFTLA | San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • The BAR association of San Francisco
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • CANHR | Elder Justice Advocates