Jack B. Hamlin
I have used the Circle process in Victim/Offender Reconciliation process when there is more than two participants. I have trained VORP mediators in the process and the fundamentals.
I have experience developing a community-based mediation approach.
I have been associated with the San Diego Restorative Justice Mediation Program and Adult Catholic Education.
Areas of Interest and Service: Mediation and mediation training.
Education: University of San Diego, School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1987
Trinity College, Dublin, International Law, Certificate, 1985
NationalUniversity, San Diego, California, Masters of Science, Forensic Sciences, 1984
San DiegoStateUniversity, Bachelors of Art Psychology & Sociology, 1977
National University, College of Letters & Science, Department of Professional Studies
Assistant Professor; Lead Faculty for Pre-Law Program and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
I oversee the continued development of the Pre-Law Program and Alternative Dispute Resolutio Certificate Program which includes, course development and review, instructor staffing and evaluations, teaching, student mentoring, and interface with members of the legal, military, and law enforcement agencies in San DiegoCounty, as advisors to the each program.
I am also the liaison between NationalUniversity and the Law School Admissions Council. My responsibilities include counseling potential law school candidates from the University from all disciplines, quarterly reviews of NU students’ scores on the LSAT and developing relationships for recruitment between NU and Law School Admissions Council. My responsibilities include counseling potential law school candidates from the University from all disciplines, quarterly reviews of NU students’ scores on the LSAT and developing relationships for recruitment between NU and LawSchools
Specialties of Law Practice:
Criminal Defense (State and Federal Jurisdiction), Family Law, and Civil Rights Litigation
My practice included all the aspects of litigation including, client and witness interviews, preparation of motions and oral argument, plea negotiations, trial preparation. I have conducted 250 jury and bench trials. I have drafted numerous appellate briefs and presented oral argument before appellate tribunals. I also regularly appear at administrative proceedings and engage in all collateral issues of the litigation process.
Successfully represented defendants from the CaliforniaAlternativeMedicalCenter who provided medicinal marijuana for AIDS & cancer patients in the San Diego Area.
Brought successful motions which caused local law enforcement agencies to re-evaluate and change the manner in which breath and blood tests are conducted.
Brought a successful motion to identify abuse in the S.D. County Probation Department which used probationers to clean transient camps exposing them to disease and infection without training or protection, as OSHA and 8th Amendment violations.
Moot Court Judge – University of San Diego, School of Law, Moot Court Competition, 2006 – present
Mediator – Restorative Justice Mediation Program, San Diego, 2008 –
Mediation Instructor – Restorative Justice Mediation Program, San Diego, 2008 –
Facilitator/Instructor – Adult Catholic Education, Sacred Heart Parish, 2008 –
Activities: Writing, Photography, Surfin’