Angela S. Haskins
Ms. Haskins is a Partner with Haight, Brown & Bonesteel, LLP. She has a specialized focus in the defense of healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses and facilities. Ms. Haskins began her legal career as a secretary and paralegal for a plaintiffs’ Product Liability firm in Ohio while attending undergraduate courses at Ohio State University. Upon moving to California, she continued her legal career at the American Arbitration Association (AAA) as a Case Administrator eventually being assigned to manage the launch of the AAA’s Large, Complex Case Program. She next became the first non-lawyer Director for the AAA Center for Mediation while attending evening classes at Southwestern School of Law. Ms. Haskins was a principal at ADR International, an alternative dispute resolution marketing consultancy, where she provided expert consultant services in complex arbitration matters as well as managed the careers of the leading ADR professionals. She has been profiled in the Los Angeles Daily Journal and the Wall Street Journal as well as quoted extensively in the Los Angeles Times for her work in ADR. After joining Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA) as a law student in 1994, she served on the Board of Governors for thirteen years before leading the organization as President in 2010 - 2011. Ms. Haskins is dedicated to improving the status of women in the legal profession and in general. Ms. Haskins taught the practical skills course, Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation, as an Adjunct Professor at Southwestern School of Law (2013/2014).