Bio as of October 2007:
Joane Garcia-Colson is Executive Director of the Trial Lawyers College, founded by Gerry Spence. Previously, Ms. Garcia-Colson
Colson was a trial lawyer in Palm Springs. In 1998 she obtained a $62 million verdict in a wrongful termination/breach of oral employment contract case and, in 2003, Ms. Garcia-Colson and co-counsel Matthew C. Bishop obtained one of the first verdicts in California for Financial Elder Abuse. Ms. Garcia-Colson has been on the faculty of the Trial Lawyers College since 1998 and the Executive Director since 2000.