Attorney Roger L. Meredith, the principal attorney in the firm, graduated from the University of Chicago (AB, MA) and Rice University (PhD) before attending New College of California. He received his law degree and was admitted to practice in 1978.
Since that time, he has maintained a general litigation practice at various times in association with other attorneys but since 1982 in solo practice with associate and contract attorneys assisting. He has served as a Judge Pro Tem in San Francisco for many years. He currently not only sits as a judge pro tem but also as a Settlement Master in family law and in general civil matters. He has been an arbitrator on personal injury and real property matters. He regularly acts as an arbitrator in San Francisco in real property and personal injury matters for many years and often serves as a private Judge retained by the parties in family law matters. He is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, State Bar of California, California Lawyers for the Arts. He has served on many boards and committees including the Committee of Bar Examiners for the State of California and the LRIS Committee of the San Francisco Bar Association and various neighborhood and homeowners associations.
He has participated in seminars and symposiums on various legal issues before a number of neighborhood groups on Americans With Disability Act matters, on various matters regarding issues common to graphic and visual artists and has taught various workshops involving family law matters.
Self-employed, Law Offices of Roger L. Meredith, 1982 to present with a general litigation practice consisting of family law, real estate, civil, personal injury, and intellectual property.
1977-1978 and 1979-1982: Law Offices of Jack K. Berman until his ascension to the bench.
Complex criminal defense and general civil litigation.
1978-1979: Law Offices of John F. Macgregor, medical malpractice.
1976-1978: Intern, Law Offices of John F. MacGregor.
1975-1976: Intern, San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, Impact Litigation Unit.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Professor of Humanities, Chair of the Humanities Department, Mary Harden Baylor College, Belton, Texas.
Judicial and Quasi Judicial Experience:
San Francisco Municipal Court – Small Claims Division Pro Tem Judge
San Francisco Municipal Court – Unlawful Detainer Settlement Judge
San Francisco Municipal Court – Judge Pro Tem
San Francisco Superior Court – Family Law Division, Judge Pro Tem, Settlement Master
San Francisco Superior Court - Unlawful Detainer – Pro Tem, - Settlement Conference Judge
San Francisco Municipal Court- Arbitrator
San Francisco Superior Court – Arbitrator
San Francisco Bar Association – Fee Disputes – Arbitrator
Privately retained and Court appointed by Stipulation – Judge Pro Tem Family Law
Court Appointed Receiver – Real Property
Committee and Board Memberships:
Committee of Bar Examiners, 1990 to 1994
Chair of the Committee of Bar Examiners, 1993-1994
Chair, Subcommittee on Examinations, 1991-1993
Member of Subcommittee on Examinations, 1990-1993
Vice-Chair, Subcommittee on Moral Character, 1992-1993
Member of Subcommittee on Moral Character, 1991-1993
Vice-chair, Subcommittee on Education Standards, 1992-1993
Member of Subcommittee on Education Standards, from 1990-1993.
Bar Association of San Francisco, Lawyer Referral Service
- Member of the Board of Directors: 1983-prensent
- Qualifications Committee Member and Chair on several occasions from 1985-present
- Chair of Budget Committee from 1998-present
- Chair of the Lawyer Referral Service: 1992
Bar Association of San Francisco
- Finance and Audit Committee – Member: 2003-2013
National Conference of Bar Examiners
- Multi-State Bar Examination Policy Committee
- Member of the Committee, 1994-1998
Rally Visitation Project
- Member, Board of Directors, 1994-2009.
Headlands One Homeowners’ Association, Member, Board of Directors, 1986-1994, President, 1986-1994.
California Council for Interior Design Certification:
Public Member 1995-2001
Chair of the Legislative Committee 1995-1996
Interim Executive Director 1996
1991: James P. Preoveolos Award, Bar Association of San Francisco for outstanding pro bono services in Family Law.
1990: President’s Pro Bono Service Award, State Bar of California
1984-2012: Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award, Bar Association of San Francisco, annually.
2005: California Senate Certificate of Recognition2012-2018 California Super Lawye