Karl Olson

Karl Olson

Cannata, O'Toole, Fickes & Almazan, LLP
  • Products Liability, Trademarks, Real Estate Law...
  • California
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Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Graduated magna cum laude. Member, Thurston Society and Order of the Coif. Articles editor, Hastings Law Journal.
Activities: Served as extern for California Supreme Court Justice Stanley Mosk in spring of 1982.
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California State University - Sonoma State University
B.A. | English
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Activities: Founded and edited college newspaper, the Sonoma State Morning Glory. Worked on several newspapers during college.
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Professional Experience
Partner
Cannata, O'Toole, Fickes & Almazan, LLP
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Awards
Freedom of Information Award
California Newspaper Publishers Association
America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment Litigation
Chambers USA
2004, 2005. 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
James Madison Award for legal counsel
Northern California Society of Professional Journalists
Won James Madison Award given annually to one legal counsel by Northern California Society of Professional Journalists in 2005
Northern California SuperLawyer - Media/First Amendment
San Francisco Magazine
Professional Associations
San Francisco Bar Association
Member, Bench-Bar-Media Committee
Current
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ABA Forum on Communications Law
Past Member, Governing Committee
Current
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California State Bar # 104760
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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Practice Areas
  • Products Liability
  • Trademarks
  • Real Estate Law
  • Environmental Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Consumer class actions
  • Media/First Amendment
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
100 Pine Street
Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
Telephone: (415) 409-8904