Professional Licensing, Political Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Defense.
University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, B.S.
Recognition and Service
Master of the Bench, Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court, 1991; Vice President, 1988-1989 and President, 1990-1991, California Attorneys For Criminal Justice; Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 1991-Present; Listed, Northern California Super Lawyers; AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell; Member, Board of Governors, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice Foundation, 1993-1995.
Hatton v. Bonner (2004) 356 F.3d 955; Townsend v. Superior Court (1975) 15 Cal.3d 774; Newland v. Board of Governors (1977) 9 Cal.3d 705; Lorenzana v. Superior Court (1973) 9 Cal.3d 626; California v. Orin (1975) 13 Cal.3d 937; Brosnahan v. Brown (1982) 32 Cal.3d 236; Gebremicael v. California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (2004) 118 Cal.App.4th 1477; California Teachers Association v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (2003) 111 Cal.App.4th 1001; People v. Superior Court (Frietag) (1988) 204 Cal.App.3d 247; People v. Lopez (1975) 52 Cal.App.3d 263; People v. Thomas (1975) 44 Cal.App.3d 573; Walker v. Superior Court (1974) 37 Cal.App.3d 938; Dudley v. Superior Court (1974) 36 Cal.App.3d 977.
Miami, Florida, 1942
Michael Rothschild has honed his trial skills over his more than 40 years’ experience representing plaintiffs in civil litigation, representing professionals before licensing boards, and defending people charged with felony offenses. Since 1991, Mr. Rothschild has been recognized by and included in the peer-reviewed publications, Best Lawyers in America and Northern California Super Lawyers. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from this peer-reviewed publication.
Mr. Rothschild is past president of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. He has lectured on trial skills to the National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center and has served both as trainer and program director of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice Trial Skills Workshop at Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. In addition, Mr. Rothschild has taught trial skill seminars on behalf of California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) and has presented to California trial judges through the continuing education program of the California Judicial Council. Mr. Rothschild is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Hastings College of the Law.