TMS Event Details

Event Title: Annual dinner in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King

Event Type: Dinner


Palio d’Asti

640 Sacramento Street

San Francisco, CA


Presenter: Chief Judge Karen Clopton

Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Time: Cocktails at 6pm
Dinner at 7pm
Presentation at 8pm

Hard Limit of 50 Attendees
No refunds or cancellations


Acting in Love:  The Leadership of Valuing Everyone

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously noted that: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”


Judge Clopton will speak on incorporating the ethos of Dr. King with social science, psychology, genetic advancements and neuroscience, into today’s dispute resolution techniques.


Karen V. Clopton is the first African American Chief Administrative Law Judge for the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and manages the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Division, including over 40 judges. She served as the CPUC’s Interim General Counsel from March 1, 2014 until February 28, 2015 managing over 70 attorneys and implementing best legal and human resource management practices; improving accountability, timeliness, efficiency, continuing legal education, and ethical considerations.