Hon. Andre Davis (Ret.)
of the U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit (Baltimore).

Judge Andre M. Davis was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit in 2009 after being nominated by President Barack Obama. Prior to serving as a federal judge, Judge Davis had eight years’ experience as a state judge on the circuit court for Baltimore City and the District Court of Maryland. He also served as an appellate attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and as an assistant U.S. attorney for the office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland. He has been an instructor and assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Law and traveled to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to teach economic criminal law for The National Judicial College and to Russia to lecture on plea bargaining. Judge Davis has served as faculty for The National Judicial College since 1994 and was elected to Faculty Council in 2011.

Warrington Parker
Partner at Orrick (San Francisco, Silicon Valley, CA).

Warrington’s practice involves the representation of clients in both civil and criminal matters. These matters typically include government involvement or claimed violations of state and federal regulations or statutes. Thus, Warrington has represented clients in False Claims Act matters, claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission, employment discrimination cases involving a federal research facility, allegations of fraud and breach of contract brought against a client by a state, and allegations that a school board inappropriately spent bond monies in violation of California law. Warrington has conducted criminal and civil investigations, both nationally and internationally, including FCPA investigations in China and Japan. Warrington has handled and managed state and federal civil cases from the filing of complaints to discovery and trial. Since joining Orrick in 2008, Warrington has tried two criminal cases and three civil cases. From 1992 to 1996, Warrington was Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office, Central District of California, Criminal Division in Los Angeles. Before joining Orrick, Warrington was a shareholder at Heller Ehrman.

Peter Samberg
Attorney at Weitz & Luxenberg (New York, NY).

Peter Samberg is a highly regarded and extensively skilled litigator, whose practice focuses on medical device and pharmaceutical products liability with a recent concentration on failed metal-on-metal hip implants and mesh devices. He has represented thousands of plaintiffs injured by defective medical products and drugs. He currently serves in leadership capacities appointed by courts as a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee for In Re: DePuy Orthopedics, Inc, Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation in the NDTX and for In Re: Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation in the NDGA. In addition to helping those injured by flawed products marketed as safe, Mr. Samberg has represented clients in scores of trials involving claims of medical malpractice, catastrophic injury and criminal conduct. A nationwide practitioner, his trials have been in the courts of New York, California, New Jersey and Texas. Born and raised in New York, Mr. Samberg attended the State University of New York at Buffalo and St. John’s University School of Law in Queens, N.Y. before joining the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. For over two decades, Mr. Samberg has been teaching the skills of advocacy to law students and practicing attorneys at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and at the Cardozo School of Law’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program .

The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest judicial education institution, invites you to participate in this interactive and practical program followed by a cocktail reception.


Oct. 19, 2017. Program will be from 4:30-6 p.m. followed by
a reception from 6-7:30 p.m.


Orrick Herrington  & Sutcliffe LLP
51 West 52nd St., New York City


There is no charge for this program, but advance registration is required. RSVP by Sept. 30 to Jena Cohen.

*CLE credit is pending.

P.S. If your firm, corporation or bar association is interested in co-sponsorship opportunities, contact Jeanne Hill at (775) 327-8257 or hill@judges.org.


Hon. Mary-Margaret Anderson
of the California Office of Administrative Hearings (Oakland, CA).

Judge Mary-Margaret Anderson has been an administrative law judge with the California Office of Administrative Hearings since 1997. She hears cases for over 150 state and local entities, including school districts and counties. The majority of cases involve denial or discipline of a professional license for physicians, nurses, family daycare homes, real estate brokers, and contractors. She received her BA in political science from the University of California at Berkeley and JD from San Francisco Law School. She has conducted numerous fair hearings and mediations on the rights of special education students and developmentally disabled. In 2009, she was appointed to the Medical Quality Hearing Panel. Judge Anderson has taught ethics, evidence, and expert evidence to new administrative judges and colleagues. As an attorney, she practiced criminal and civil litigation for 20 years representing individuals and small businesses. In 1989, she was appointed commissioner pro tem for the Alameda County Superior Court Juvenile Division. She is a past president of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ). Her current ABA activities include serving as co-chair of the Judges’ Journal Editorial Board. She is also a member of the Alameda County Bar Association and an American Bar Foundation Fellow. Judge Anderson is an alumna of The National Judicial College and joined its faculty in 2012. She is currently a member of NJC’s Board of Trustees.