Professional Work History:
Los Angeles Police Department Police Officer 1988?1998 Police Academy - training Wilshire Division - patrol assignments Van Nuys Division - patrol and gang assignments Hollywood Division - patrol and vice assignments Pacific Division - patrol and Los Angeles World Airport sub-station 77th Division - patrol assignments Rampart Division - patrol assignment Sergeant 1998?present West Valley Area - patrol and administrative assignments Officer Representation Section - administrative duties Los Angeles Police Protective League Elected representative for Sergeants/Detectives 2008?present Handling all aspects of union representation for 10,000 members Elected Board Secretary 2010, 2011 Legal Chairman 2008?2011 Responsibility and oversight of: Grievances Unfair Employee Relations Practices Meet and Confers Union litigation 3 in-house and 30 panel attorneys Multi-million dollar Legal Defense Plan Multi-million dollar legal budget Established Benefits Trust, Chairman of multi-million dollar investment portfolio Legislative/Political Action Committee Chairman 2012?present Responsibility and oversight of: All statewide and federal political activities and expenditures Multi-million dollar PAC fund
Dispute Resolution Experience
2013: Negotiated the first LAPD mediation program to resolve disputes between sworn personnel and the public. 2013: Represented union in successful mediation of union lawsuit against City of Los Angeles. 2008: Represented union in successful mediation of union employee's lawsuit against union. 2008-present: Represented hundreds of sworn members in formal grievances; represented the union in dozens of Meet & Confers and Unfair Employee Relations Practice claims. 2008-present: As union director, represented individual members or classes in over a dozen formal arbitrations and fact findings. 2000-2008: As a Defense Representative, represented Los Angeles Police Officers, Sergeants, Detectives and Lieutenants in over 300 formal hearings consisting of Boards of Rights (termination cases), Administrative Appeals (discipline, benefits and other employment cases), Risk Management Executive Committee hearings (employment status).
Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)
Employment Law Mediator Training, 2013
Other Dispute Resolution Training
Labor Law Arbitration Conference, 2008
City of Los Angeles, Board of Deferred Compensation 2010?present Elected Fire and Police Pensions Representative - current Vice-Chairman Responsibility and oversight of $3.8 billion plan with over 40,000 participants Eagle and Badge Foundation (501c3, charitable foundation) 2001?present Board member 2009?2011 Secretary 2010, 2011 United States Army Community Advisory Board 2010?2013 Member - advising US Army Southern California Recruiting Command Alliance for a Better California 2012?present Board member, led successful $65 million statewide campaign to defeat Proposition 32
University of California, Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts: History, 1995 Cornell University/ILR School Employment Law Mediator Training, 2013 The Wharton School Portfolio Concepts and Management Program, 2011 Harvard University Law School, Labor and Worklife Program Police Union Leadership Program, 2010 International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) Annual Conferences 2008-2011 Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy: Employee Pensions, 2009 Certificate in Public Sector Benefits Administration, 2010 National Association of Governmental Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) Annual Conferences 2008-2012 National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) Annual Conferences 2009, 2010 International Association Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Conferences 2008, 2010 Alternative Investment Summit 2010, 2011 Guns & Hoses Pension Conference 2009 Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Death (IPICD) Annual Conferences 2007, 2008 Americans for Ethical Law Enforcement (AELE) Lethal/Less Lethal Conference 2005, 2007, 2008 National Association Police Organizations (NAPO) Annual Conferences 2008, 2009 Pension & Benefits Seminar 2013 Labor Relations Information System (LRIS) Internal Affairs and Use of Force Conferences 2004, 2006, 2007
Paul Weber, Los Angeles Police Department, 213-251-4554
Fees: $1,000.00 per day of hearing $1,000.00 per day of study, writing, etc. $750.00 fee for each scheduled hearing date canceled or postponed within twenty (20) work days of the scheduled date. Travel fees billed at actual cost. No charge for travel time.