Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., J.D., 1977
Georgetown University, A.B. (Philosophy), 1973
Fluent: Italian, French
Doland & Fraade, Association of Counsel, 2006. Law offices of Michael Doland, 2004-2006.
Doland & Gould LLP, Los Angeles, California. 1979 – 2004. Specializing in civil transactional and litigation practice, especially business, international business, real estate and commercial law.
Italian Trade Commission, Los Angeles, since 1977. Italian Consulate, since 1996. Legal counsel to French Trade Commission, Los Angeles, since 1985; to French Consulate since 1987. Legal counsel to Spanish Consulate since 2002. Additional services to Brazil, Belgium, Tahiti, Quebec and Alsace government offices.
INTA (International Trademark Association) – Panel of Neutrals
National Arbitration Forum – General Panel, Intellectual Property Panel.
United States Council for International Business (USCIB), (U.S. administrator for I.C.C./C.C.I. commercial and international arbitrations).
NYSE & NASD arbitrator (recently coordinated as FINRA)
Attorney in good standing of California and District of Columbia
French-American Chamber of Commerce, Director and past National Vice President and Treasurer; past Los Angeles President
Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West, past Los Angeles President
Chairman – Beverly Hills Bar Association International Law Committee – current
California Department of Financial Institutions – Money Transfer License Division: officially recommended counsel
INTA (International Trademark Association)
French Government – Knighthood – Chevalier dans l’ordre des Palmes academiques, 1993
Knighthood – Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres, 1999
Italian Government – Knighthood – Cavaliere nel’Ordine al Merito, 1991
Knighthood – Commendatore nel’Ordine al Merito, 2007
Paris Chamber of Commerce overseas Examiner for French language proficiency for business certificate program. Proctor for oral exam at Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business Management Masters of International Business Program, French Division (1995 – 2004).
Books: (Italian Wood Working Machines – Standard Sales and Representation Agreements) MACCHINE ITALIANE PER LA LAVORAZIONE DEL LEGNO – CONTRATTI – TIPO DI VENDITA E DI RAPPRESENTANZA NEGLI USA. I.C.E. (Italian Trade Commission), Rome 1987.
(Guide for Italian Exporters to the USA), GUIDA PER L’ESPORTATORE NEGLI USA. I.C.E. (Italian Trade Commission) Rome 1987. Second Edition: 2001
(Forms for Payment for Goods in International Trade) SISTEMI E CONSUETUDINI DI PAGAMENTO NEGLI SCAMBI COMMERCIALI TRA ITALIA E STATI UNITI. I.C.E. (Italian Trade Commission), Rome, 1988.
(A Practical Overview of U.S. Warranty and Product Liability Law.) RESPONSABILITA DEL PRODOTTO (PRODUCT LIABILITY). I.C.E. (Italian Trade Commission), Rome 1988.
(Exclusive Agency and Representation Contracts in the U.S.) CONTRATTI DI AGENZIA E RAPPRESENTANZA. I.C.E. (Italian Trade Commission), Rome, 1991.
Doland & Fraade serves clients in Los Angeles and throughout Los Angeles County, California.