David T. Pisarra, Esq. joins SAFE Speakers Bureau

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unnamedDavid T. Pisarra, Esq - Los Angeles
David T. Pisarra is a multi-talented, mixed media professional. He is a Family Law Attorney specializing in Men’s and Father’s rights who hosts the Men’s Family Law Podcast, writes a weekly opinion column for the Santa Monica Daily Press, and contributes to The GoodMenProject.com and MensEnews.com websites.

He is an internationally sought after speaker on Men’s Rights, Personal Performance, and Leadership Lessons From The Law. His presentations to audiences from California to Virginia and as far south as Mexico have garnered high praise for their entertainment and educational value.

He is the author of four books, three for men: A Man’s Guide To Divorce Strategy, A Man’s Guide to Child CustodyA Man’s Guide to Domestic Violence; and the internationally recognized What About Wally? Co-Parenting A Pet With An Ex.

He is The Lawyer’s Lawyer. His trainings for other lawyers across the nation with Thomson/Reuters have been on topics as diverse as Family Law For Men, International Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and Podcasting for Professionals.

There are many speakers on leadership, but few are able to ground their talks from lessons learned in the trenches of the courts, and the battlefields of business – David Pisarra has the experience and the ability to motivate not just from the top down, but from the bottom up. As an entrepreneur he has built companies, and fixed ones that were in trouble.

He worked his way through law school going into companies that were in distress and quickly managed to find ways to cut costs, motivate the staff, and, build and implement a publicity plan for new client development. As an entrepreneur himself he has built a medical diagnostic company, a law practice and a multi-media publishing company.

Prior Speaking Engagements: 

  • Thomson/REUTERS
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association - MInor's Counsel Training
  • Santa Monica Parks and Recreation Department
  • BlogPaws Social Media Conference – Falls Church, VA
  • WordCamp LAX 2014 – Los Angeles, CA
  • Cross-Campus – Santa Monica, CA
  • New Visions Foundation – Santa Monica, CA
  • Rotary Club of Santa Monica
  • California Men's Gathering 
  • Westside Toastmasters – Santa Monica, CA
  • South Bay Study Group – White Zuckerman Warshavsky – Hermosa Beach, CA
  • Valley Study Group – White Zuckerman Warshavsky – Van Nuys, CA


·        Open Circle Society – Ajijic, Mexico

·        American Legion – Chapala, Mexico


Minuteman Co-Founder Sentenced to 19½ Years for Molesting 5-Year-Old

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By NY Times 07/12/2016

"Christopher Simcox, a founder of the now-disbanded Minuteman border patrol group, has been sentenced in Arizona to more than 19 years in prison for sexual abuse of a 5-year-old girl, in a case that drew the attention of the Supreme Court after Mr. Simcox tried to question the young victim.

Mr. Simcox, 55, was found guilty last month of molesting the girl, who was a friend of his 6-year-old daughter, in 2012 and 2013 during scheduled parental visits at his apartment after he and his wife divorced.

The 5-year-old girl told her mother of the abuse, who called law enforcement. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/13/us/minuteman-christopher-simcox-sentenced-for-child-molestation.html?

House Passes Most Significant Mental Health Reform Bill in Decades

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By NBC News 07/17/2016

"Last week, the House of Representatives almost unanimously passed one of the most significant bills targeting mental health reform since 1963, but mental health advocates say this notable victory is only the tip of the iceberg. 

The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act that passed in the House 422-2 on July 6 will help to address holes in the US' mental health system by providing more hospital beds for people dealing with a mental illness who will need short-term hospitalization. The bill, introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), will also require that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) establish an interagency committee to create evidence-based findings into systems of care. HIPPA provisions may also be reinterpreted in the bill to further permit parents access to their seriously mentally ill child's medical information and treatment plan when their child is 18 years or older. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/house-passes-most-significant-mental-health-reform-bill-decades-n611106

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