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Detailed Biography

 

CURRICULUM VITAE
LEGAL PRACTICE:  Senior partner- Campbell & DeMetrick, A Professional Law Corporation.
 Engages exclusively in the defense of criminal cases in state and federal  
courts throughout the country. Mr. Campbell has tried over 250 jury trials, 5 of  
which have been special circumstances death penalty cases.
CERTIFICATIONS:  Board Certified by the National College for DUI Defense; 2000 - present
Criminal Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy; (1990-2005)
Certified Criminal Law Specialist, California State Bar, Board of Legal
Specialization. (1983-2004)
BAR MEMBERSHIP:  California State Bar, 1975;
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1975;
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1979;
U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1980;
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, 1979;
U.S. Supreme Court, 1984.
LICENSE:  State of Ohio lifetime teaching certificate, 1969
ASSOCIATIONS:  American Board of Criminal Lawyers:  President 2007; Vice President   2001-2006 ; Board of Governors 1995 – 2000;  Fellow: 1987-present.
National College for DUI Defense, Founding Member of the Board of Regents of the  1995 -2000; Dean, National College for DUI Defense,
1999-2000;  Fellow, National College for DUI Defense, 2001-present.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1975-2000, Board of Directors 1983-1989, Environmental Crimes Committee, co-vice chair, 1993-1994, DUI Advocacy Committee, co-chair, 1998-1999.
American Bar Association, 1975-1990, Criminal Justice Section, White Collar Crime Committee, 1985-1990.
Bar Association of San Francisco, 1992-1998, chair, Criminal Justice Section, 1994, 1995 and 1996; Delegate to State Bar Conference of Delegates, 1994, 1995.
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 1987-2000.
Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California, 1992 to present.
Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals, San Francisco; Board member 1994 – present.
LEGAL EDUCATION:Lincoln University, School of Law, San Francisco, California, J.D. 1975.
UNDERGRADUATE:  Walsh College, Canton, Ohio, B.A. 1969
PUBLICATIONS:
BOOKS: Criminal Defense Techniques: “The Preliminary  Examination,” Matthew Bender & Co. 1984
Defense of Speeding, Reckless Driving &  Vehicular Homicide, Matthew Bender & Co. 1984
Modern Trials:  “Closing Argument - Use of Demonstrative Evidence,” Belli, Vol. 5  Section 70.31.
ARTICLES:  “The Vienna Convention: Aid for Arrested Foreign Nationals”, VERDICT, National Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals, Vol. 5, No. 1, January, 1999.
"Developing a Defense Theme”, The CHAMPION, National Association of  Criminal Defense Lawyers, August, 1998.
“Shipwrecked: The Environmental Criminal Defendant,” The Philadelphia
Lawyer, Vol. 59, No. 3, 1996.
 “A New Client, The Environmental Criminal” The Philadelphia Lawyer,    Vol. 57, No. 1, Spring, 1994.
“Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence,” DWI Journal, Vol. 2, No. 7,    July 1987.
“Preparing the Vehicular Homicide Defense Case,” DWI Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1,
January 1987.
“Waste Around the Collar” (An Overview of Corporate and Individual Liability in
Hazardous Waste Cases), ABA White Collar Crime Committee, Handout Material,
January 1987.
“Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer,” DWI Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1,
March/April 1986.
“Pretrial Release Under California’s New Bail Law,” C.T.L.A., Forum, Vol. XI, No. 9, p. 263-1981.
“Suspended Animation: Defending Probation Revocation,” C.A.C.J., Forum
Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 4, p.28, July/August 1979.
“The Arraignment Process,” Case and Comment, Vol. 88, No. 1, p.41
LECTURES: “Persuading With Professionalism”, National College for DUI Defense Summer Session conducted at Harvard Law School, July 24, 2015.
“Advanced Cross Examination”, NCDD, Summer Session conducted at Harvard
Law School, July 24, 2003.
“Defense Counsel in Mock DUI Trial”, Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminar, Headline Marketing and National College for DUI Defense, Atlanta, Georgia, April 11 and 12, 2003.
“Cross Examining the Arresting Officer after September 11th”  NCDD, Mid Winter Meeting, San Antonio, Texas January 24, 2003.
“Accident Reconstruction”, NCDD, Summer Program conducted at Harvard Law School, July 25, 2002
“The Essential Steps in Defending the Vehicular Homicide Case”, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice Seminar, Tucson, Arizona, May 4, 2002.
“Twelve Essential Issues to Address in Handling Death or Serious Injury Cases”, Ninth Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in, Atlanta, Georgia, April 11, 2002.
“The DUI Case with Injury”, Florida State Bar, Miami Beach, Florida, January
18, 2002.
“Defending the Vehicular Homicide Case”, California Public Defender’s Association, Monterey Seminar, June 2, 2001.
“Handling Vehicular Homicide Cases”, New York State Bar Association, DWI on Trial – The Big Apple Seminar, New York City, New York, May 25, 2001.
“Debunking the State’s Expert”, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Tucson,
Arizona, April 28, 2001.
“Criminal Law: Can the Middle-Class Get a Fair Trial?”, Legal InCite Radio, 1220 AM, April 14, 2001.
“Know Your Rights Symposium”, Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals, San Francisco Public Library, February 7, 2001.
Moderator, National College for DUI Defense Summer Program conducted at Harvard Law School, July 27 through July 29, 2000.
“DUI, The Defense – From Start to Finish”, Moderator, National College for DUI Defense, Mid-Year Seminar, Kansas City, Missouri, December 3, 1999.
“Ethics of the Expert Witness”, National Forensic Center, 16thAnnual National Conference of Expert Witnesses, Newport Beach, California, November 13, 1999.
“Sentencing and Sentencing Alternatives”, National Association of
Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, October, 1999.
“Developing Trial Themes: The Great Debate, Let the Defendant Testify
or Not?”, NCDD Summer Session, Harvard Law School, July 24, 1999.
“Demonstrative Evidence”, Texas Criminal Trial Lawyers, Advanced Criminal Law Seminar, Palm Beach, Aruba, July 9, 1999.
“DWI Demonstrative Evidence”, Texas Criminal Trial Lawyers, Advanced Criminal Law Seminar, Palm Beach, Aruba, July 9, 1999.
“When, Who and How to Hire an Expert to Challenge Chemical Results or F.S.T.s”, 6thAnnual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, Atlanta, Georgia, April 30, 1999.
“Challenging the Digital Portable Breath Testing Device”, The Minnesota
Society for Criminal Justice, Fourteenth National Seminar, Las Vegas,
Nevada, February 12, 1999.
“Excluding the Preliminary Alcohol Screening Test”, Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California, San Francisco, California, December 10, 1998.
“Motion Practice in DUI Cases- An Invigorating Influence”, National  
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada,
September, 1998.
“Putting it All Together, the DUI Summation”, National College for DUI
Defense, Harvard Law School, July 25, 1998.
“DUI Pretrial Motion Practice,” California Public Defender’s Association, San
Francisco, June 13, 1998.
“Law & Tactics of the Stop”, National College for DUI Defense,
Mesa, Arizona November 8, 1997.
“Administration of the Chemical Test/ 15 Minute Observation Period”, National
  College for DUI Defense, Harvard Law School, July 25, 1997.
“Jury Selection/Judge Voir Dire”, NCDD, Summer Session, Harvard Law
School, July 24, 1997.
 “Structuring and Collecting an Adequate Fee,” National College for DUI
 Defense, Harvard Law School, July 25, 1996.
“Effective Use of the Polygraph in Criminal Cases, “Bar Association of San
Francisco, April 24, 1996.
“Rule of Professional Conduct 5-120: Do You Know What To Do?” Bar
Association of San Francisco, March 27, 1996.
“Developing a Defense Theme,” National College for DUI Defense, Harvard Law
School, July 20, 1995.
“Employee Theft Cases, An Overview,” The Vision Research Seminar, Rohnert
Park, California, May 10, 11, and 12, 1995.
“Trial Tactics”, Advanced Legal Seminar, Biloxi, Mississippi, April 28, 1995.
“Bridging The Gap, The Criminal Practice”, The Barristers Club of San
Francisco, San Francisco, March 4, 1995
“Demonstrative Evidence, The Magic of Hollywood for Under $100”, Minnesota
Society for Criminal Justice, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 4, 1995.
“Don’t Forget Your Star Witness: The Cop”, Washington Foundation For
Criminal Justice, Featured Speaker, Seattle, Washington, 1994.
“Excluding or Limiting the State’s Scientific Evidence”, Mastering Scientific
Evidence, South Eastern Educational Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, October, 1994.
“Three Strikes Law and It’s Impact on Local Custodial Facilities” California Board
of Corrections, Sacramento, California, July 21, 1994.
“Conflicts, Joint Defense Agreements in the Defense of an Environmental
Criminal Case,” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Second
National Seminar on the Nuts and Bolts of Defending an Environmental
Criminal Case, June 3, 1994, San Francisco, CA.
“Pretrial Motions”, Century City Bar Association, Los Angeles, California, March, 1994.
“Fees/Law Office Economics,” Ninth National Seminar; Minnesota Society for
Criminal Justice, Maui, Hawaii, February, 1994.
“Winning By Word-Of-Mouth; How to Examine the Arresting Officer,
Defendant and Other Witnesses”; National Association of Criminal Defense
Lawyers, Annual Meeting, August 1993, San Francisco, California.
“It’s Enough To Drive You To Drink, Cross Examining The State’s Chemical
Test Expert,” Eighth National Seminar, Getting Tough on DWI: The Defense;
Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1993.
“Defending Criminal Environmental Cases,” Florida Association of Criminal
Defense Lawyers, Tallahassee, Florida, February, 1993.
“Cross Examining of the Arresting Officer,” Seventh National Seminar; Getting
Tough on DWI: the Defense; Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, February
29, 1992, Orlando, Florida.
“Cross Examining the Arresting Officer: Micro Surgery in the Courtroom,” Fifth
National Seminar, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, San Antonio, Texas,
February, 1990.
“Environmental Compliance:  Its Criminal and Civil Implications to Corporations,
Financial Institutions and Their Directors and Officers,” American Bar Association,
Los Angeles, California and Washington, D.C., May, 1987.
“Qualifying and Challenging the Expert Witness,” San Francisco Barristers Club,
October, 1986.
“Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Tests,” National Association for Criminal Defense
Lawyers Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, October, 1986.
“Strangers in a Strange Land: Corporations and Their Executives as Criminal
Defendants of Toxic Cases,” ADJUSTCO Seminar for Silicon Valley
Corporations, December, 1985.
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Convention, Keynote Speaker,
March, 1985.
“Pretrial and Trial Strategies in the Defense of DUI Cases,” North Dakota Trial
Lawyers Association Annual Criminal Defense Seminar, November, 1985.
“Defense Strategies and Motions in Driving Under the Influence Cases,”
Barristers Club of San Francisco, October, 1985.
“Pretrial and Trial Strategies,” North Dakota Trial Lawyers Association Annual Criminal  
Defense Seminar, November, 1985.
“Fundamentals of DUI,” San Francisco Bar Association, June, 1984.
“Polygraph in Court,” California Academy of Polygraph Sciences, August, 1983.
“Formal Discovery,” San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, July, 1980.
AWARDS/HONORS:  National College for DUI Defense Life Time Achievement Award, 2005;
AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell;
Listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers;
Listed in San Francisco Magazine, September 2004, 2005 and 2006,
 as DUI Super Lawyer;
President’s Commendation, National Association of Criminal Defense
Lawyers, 1996; 1988; 1986; 1983;
Named in AMERICA’S LEADING LAWYERS, 1992;
 Who’s Who in American Law;
International Who’s Who of Contemporary Achievement for outstanding
contributions to society, 1984;
Who’s Who in California;
Citizen Ambassador Program, People to People, 1981, Ambassador on criminal
defense to England, Sweden, Russia, Germany and Ireland.