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What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • May 27

    Amarcord ("I remember")

    Amarcord ("I remember")
    Below is a poster for the movie Amarcord, a comedy by Federico Fellini released in 1973. Through the eyes of a teenage boy named Titta, director Fellini looks back at his own childhood growing up in a village in 1930s...
  • May 25

    GenY

    GenY
    Millenials are the New Nadir in Human Garbage. Make The Irish look classy-smart-responsible. GenYs shouldn't have kids, jobs and especially pets....
Rank this Week: 2481

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • May 28

    Meet Your Lawyer Before You Hire Him

    Meet Your Lawyer Before You Hire Him
    Meet Your Lawyer Before you Hire Him I got a call Friday from a potential client. I was walking out the door to meet a colleague for lunch when the phone rang. I asked the caller if I could call her back in 90 minutes. She said o.k. and I…
  • May 3

    The Mill vs. the Real Criminal Defense Lawyer

    The Mill vs. the Real Criminal Defense Lawyer
    The Mill vs. the Real Criminal Defense Lawyer Almost every criminal defense lawyer who is under 70 and has been practicing for more that 6 weeks, has a website. Some sites are better, and some are worse. Some sites are larger and some…
  • May 1

    Jail Alternatives in LA's Criminal Justice System

    Jail Alternatives in LA's Criminal Justice System
    Welcome to Los Angeles County. Home of the largest municipal jail facility in the world; Home of one of the most overcrowded jails in the country; Home of some of the most disgusting jail conditions in the country. Even inmates in Los…
Rank this Week: 3353

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • May 28

    “Good Cop/Bad Cop“ When Negotiating

    “Good Cop/Bad Cop“ When Negotiating
    You’ve seen it countless times in TV shows and movies. Two police officers are interrogating a suspect or someone withholding important information. One yells and threatens while demanding information or a confession. The other officer…
  • May 20

    Speaking with Imagery Could Help You Verbally Paint a Picture

    Speaking with Imagery Could Help You Verbally Paint a Picture
    A picture is worth a thousand words, but you can paint a picture verbally with far fewer words. Communicating in succinct, concrete and exact language is often a plus in the legal world, but there are times you should also break out your…
  • May 11

    Don’t Go Overboard Trying to Be Nice

    Don’t Go Overboard Trying to Be Nice
    There is definite value to being seen as nice by your client, opposing party and counsel when it comes to negotiations. They should hopefully be nice back, and they may even open up and trust you more because of your nice behavior. But overly…
Rank this Week: 4094

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 28

    Alleged Molester Arrested in Rocklin

    Alleged Molester Arrested in Rocklin
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Sexual Molestation Lawyer. The sexual abuse of children is one of the most heinous crimes that faces the legal system. Fortunately, it appears that an alleged child molester in Marin has been arrested. Met…
  • May 28

    Audi Fuel Pump Flange Recall

    Audi Fuel Pump Flange Recall
    I'm Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. Audi, the trending German automaker, has issued a recall for some of their Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs). The reason for the recall originates from a potential fuel leak, increasing the risk of…
  • May 28

    Drone Pilots No Longer Have to Register

    Drone Pilots No Longer Have to Register
    Drone Pilots No Longer Have to Register I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento airplane accident lawyer. A recent court case significantly changed the rules for drone pilots. This change may significantly increase the risk of drone-aircraft and…
Rank this Week: 75

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Do Illegitimate Children Have Inheritance Rights Under California Law?

    Do Illegitimate Children Have Inheritance Rights Under California Law?
    There was a time when only legitimate children–i.e., children born to a lawfully married couple–could inherit property from a parent. Modern law in California and most states have largely eliminated the distinction between…
  • May 27

    Can My Spouse Still Inherit if We are Legally Separated?

    Can My Spouse Still Inherit if We are Legally Separated?
    If you die without a will, California’s intestacy law dictates how your estate must be distributed. For example, if you are married at the time of your death, your spouse is entitled to a certain share of your property under intestacy.…
  • May 26

    When is a Trust Not a Trust?

    When is a Trust Not a Trust?
    The term “trust” refers to an arrangement in which one person holds property for the benefit of another. In estate planning we commonly use revocable and irrevocable trusts as tools to bypass traditional probate. You give your…
Rank this Week: 1402

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • May 28

    “Standing Her Ground” — LA Times profile of the Chief Justice

    “Standing Her Ground” — LA Times profile of the Chief Justice
    Now in her seventh year as California’s Chief Justice, Tani Cantil-Sakauye is the subject of an extensive profile by Maura Dolan in today’s Los Angeles Times.  (The online version includes a 3-minute video of parts of…
  • May 26

    Summary of May 24, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of May 24, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on May 24, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • May 26

    “If I couldn’t speak out as chief justice, I don’t know who could”

    “If I couldn’t speak out as chief justice, I don’t know who could”
    U.S. News & World Report reports on Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye’s appearance yesterday at a meeting of the Sacramento Press Club.  [“California Chief Justice:  Governor Brown Still Unpredictable.”] …
Rank this Week: 3179

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • May 28

    Will Cities and Counties Soon Investigate Discrimination Claims in California?

    Will Cities and Counties Soon Investigate Discrimination Claims in California?
    When you believe you have been discriminated against, it can be difficult to know where you should turn. If the discrimination caused you to experience damages, Orange County employment attorneys can assist you in using the civil court system…
  • May 24

    California Sues Store Over English Only Policy

    California Sues Store Over English Only Policy
    Discrimination on the basis of race and national origin are prohibited by both state and federal law, and Orange County employment discrimination lawyers provide legal assistance to victims of unlawful discriminatory actions who wish to…
  • May 21

    Tesla Accused of Racial Discrimination

    Tesla Accused of Racial Discrimination
    A lawsuit has been filed against Tesla by an African-American who spent two years working on the assembly line. The worker claims in the lawsuit he experienced harassment on an ongoing basis for months on the basis of his race. Orange…
Rank this Week: 1957

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 28

    Types of Expert

    Types of Expert
    In a previous blog, we talked about different classes of experts (Joint, Hired Gun, Review) employed in family law cases.  In this blog, we will talk about the different “types” of experts we use in family law.  Forensic…
  • May 24

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case
    Lawyers love to make jokes about how bad we are at math.  Often those jokes include statements like, “if I were good at math I would have become an engineer” or if “I was good at math and science I would be a doctor not…
  • May 21

    Divorce Insurance

    Divorce Insurance
    A new product has just come on the market that may have piqued your interest if you are going through a divorce: Divorce Insurance. That’s right, you read correctly, divorce insurance actually exists! A man named Richard Zizian, a legal…
Rank this Week: 3411

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • May 28

    How Many Murders Have Been Streamed on Facebook Live?

    How Many Murders Have Been Streamed on Facebook Live?
    In April 2017, Steve Stephens in Cleveland uploaded video of himself shooting and killing a 74-year-old grandfather. After he was done, the killer logged on to the social network to talk about his actions. Facebook claimed it…
  • May 22

    True or False: A Special Counsel is the Same as A Special Prosecutor

    True or False: A Special Counsel is the Same as A Special Prosecutor
    This is false! While both terms basically refer to a person tasked with investigating legal breaches amid conflicts of interest in the government, different laws govern their appointment and operation. On May 17, 2017, acting Attorney General…
  • May 17

    15 Tech-based Legal Disruptors Changing the Field of Law

    15 Tech-based Legal Disruptors Changing the Field of Law
    Moore’s Law states the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles about every two years. While the concept is a familiar one to those working in the semiconductor industry, it can also be applied to those who practice…
Rank this Week: 4151

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day
    The California Stem Cell Report expects to be offline for perhaps the next five to seven days.The moving home of this web site, the sailing vessel Hopalong, will be making a passage north from Mazatlan into the Sea of Cortez, formally known…
  • May 27

    Full Text: The California Stem Cell Agency's Response on its Accomplishment

    Full Text: The California Stem Cell Agency's Response on its Accomplishment
      Stem Cell Agency's Response to Questions About Its Performance From Capitol Weekly_ the Newspaper of Califo... by DavidJensen on Scribd
  • May 27

    A Longer Look at the Golden State's Stem Cell Research Effort

    A Longer Look at the Golden State's Stem Cell Research Effort
    Here is the overview of the California stem cell agency, published May 23, 2017, on Capitol Weekly and written by yours truly.  California's Stem Cell Agency Confronts Uncertain Future: Capitol Weekly by DavidJensen on Scribd
Rank this Week: 1552

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    The Cannabis Industry is Attracting Mainstream Investor

    The Cannabis Industry is Attracting Mainstream Investor
    Los Angeles cannabis business lawyers have been helping marijuana entrepreneurs to build thriving, professional businesses for a long time in places like California where marijuana businesses are permitted. Now, more states are allowing…
  • May 25

    Cannabis Arrest Follows Gift of a Cannabis Edible

    Cannabis Arrest Follows Gift of a Cannabis Edible
    A California man was arrested recently in connection with an alleged crime involving a chocolate bar containing THC. According to KEYT, the incident occurred on March 12, 2017 and the man was arrested both because of other drugs found during…
  • May 23

    Cannabis Businesses Could be the Next Great American Industry

    Cannabis Businesses Could be the Next Great American Industry
    Los Angeles marijuana business attorneys have helped cannabis businesses throughout California to build thriving, profitable companies in the decades since the state began permitting cannabis sales. Now, the cannabis industry is growing…
Rank this Week: 4884

Blane Law Blog

Blane Law Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Mark C. Blane.

http://www.blanelaw.com/blog
  • May 26

    Two Successive Car Collisions Results In Great Settlement

    Two Successive Car Collisions Results In Great Settlement
    I represented a 34 year-old female Restaurant Manager injured in two successive preventable car collisions. Each collision occurred approximately 9 months from one another so technically, my client was still in medical care from the first…
  • May 23

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  • May 19

    Collision Reconstruction Can Make a Difference in Your Preventable Injury Case

    Collision Reconstruction Can Make a Difference in Your Preventable Injury Case
    Sometimes you need to present your injury case for a jury, or in anticipation of a jury trial. Usually such settings can include a settlement conference with a judge, or a mediation. Consider hiring a collision reconstructionist that can…
Rank this Week: 4719

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • May 26

    Five must-have policies for California employer

    Five must-have policies for California employer
    In speaking to a few groups of California employers this week, a common question kept coming up about what are the essential employment policies California employers must have?  While there are more than five, this week’s…
  • May 19

    Mileage reimbursement issues under California law

    Mileage reimbursement issues under California law
    Expense reimbursement may seem like a small issue in comparison with the other areas of liability facing California employers, but the exposure for not appropriately reimbursing employees can be substantial. In Gattuso v. Harte-Hanks…
  • May 12

    Employment practices audit: five areas to review

    Employment practices audit: five areas to review
    Happy Friday!  This Friday’s Five covers five areas that employers can start with in conducting an employment practices audit.  Coming up on the mid-point of the year, it is a good time to conduct an employment law practices…
Rank this Week: 4374

The Antitrust Attorney Blog

The Antitrust Attorney Blog

Covers antitrust and consumer law. Published by Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

http://www.theantitrustattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 2132

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • May 26

    What is Clemency?

    What is Clemency?
    Clemency is a type of forgiveness for a crime, granted either by the governor of a state for a state crime, or the President of the United States for a federal crime. There are different types of clemency: Pardon, Reprieve, and Commutation of…
  • May 13

    Charges of Public Urination in Los Angele

    Charges of Public Urination in Los Angele
    Public Urination Laws Primarily Affect the Homeless or the Inebriated Public urination generally prohibits urination on any street, public facility, sidewalk, beach public building, alley, park or plaza. Urination on private property is also…
  • Apr 8

    Domestic Violence and Restraining Order

    Domestic Violence and Restraining Order
    Penalties for instances of domestic violence have become much more severe over the past few years, not only in California, but across the nation. Governments and politicians seek to prove they are tough on crime, yet the crime of domestic…
Rank this Week: 975

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law, including topics associated with family and employment visas, citizenship, and entry and exit issues. By Fong & Aquino.

http://www.immigrationvisaattorneyblog.com/
  • May 26

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening
    Not too long ago, the immigration attorneys at Fong & Aquino opined that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be seeking to arrest more people due to immigration violations. Folks, this is no longer a remote possibility.  It is…
  • May 19

    On my naturalization application, I forgot to mention that time I went 60 in a 55

    On my naturalization application, I forgot to mention that time I went 60 in a 55
    The immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP have handled many applications for naturalization for our clients in the Los Angeles area as well as the Coachella Valley area. I have always chuckled about Question # 22:  “Have you…
  • May 11

    Trump’s immigration plans (beyond the wall)

    Trump’s immigration plans (beyond the wall)
    Within his first 100 days in office, President Trump has signed more executive orders than his three most recent predecessors.  For immigrants, the executive order that should cause the highest level of concern was signed on January 25,…
Rank this Week: 4057

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Could I go to Jail?

    Could I go to Jail?
    My client’s shaking, horrified. She lied on her tax return and worries the IRS will find out when they open the audit.  She thinks she’ll end up in handcuffs if she even talks to the IRS.  She won’t.  …
  • May 17

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client
    The IRS is woefully understaffed: in IRS offices across the country staffing is down 7 to 41% and not one office has seen an increase. Complicated correspondence is not answered timely, or sometimes at all. I have a large collection of…
  • May 14

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
Rank this Week: 2325

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • May 26

    “Crude and imperfect” expert report enough to survive summary judgment in Arkansas subsurface trespa

    “Crude and imperfect” expert report enough to survive summary judgment in Arkansas subsurface trespa
    The 8th Circuit held on Monday, May 22, 2017, that the Arkansas district court abused its discretion when it granted summary judgment for the defendants in a subsurface trespass case.  The appellate court instead held that the…
  • May 8

    US BLM asks 10th Circuit to pause review of Obama-era fracking rule

    US BLM asks 10th Circuit to pause review of Obama-era fracking rule
    On Friday, the US Bureau of Land Management asked the Tenth Circuit to pause its review of an Obama-era rule on fracking. The rule, if implemented, would restrict fracking practices on federal and tribal lands. The move comes at a time when…
  • Apr 19

    UK High Court dismisses challenge to fracking planning permission

    UK High Court dismisses challenge to fracking planning permission
    On 12 April 2017, the High Court dismissed a judicial review application challenging the decision of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, to allow fracking in Lancashire. As reported in our blog of 22…
Rank this Week: 884

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
Rank this Week: 882

CEQA Developments

CEQA Developments

Covers California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemptions, legislation, litigation and reform. By Miller Starr Regalia.

http://www.ceqadevelopments.com
Rank this Week: 3999

Pleasanton Business & Commercial…

Pleasanton Business & Commercial Law Blog

Covers Pleasanton business and commercial law. By Law Offices of James G. Schwartz P.C.

http://www.jgschwartzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2015

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • May 26

    Can I sue a county or city government in California?

    Can I sue a county or city government in California?
    City, county, and state governments can be held liable in lawsuits the same as private citizens; however, the process regarding suing a county or city in California is far different and more complex than suing a person. This article details:…
  • May 26

    How Soon After I am Injured do I Have to File a Lawsuit?

    How Soon After I am Injured do I Have to File a Lawsuit?
    Have you been injured and are wondering how soon after you have to file a lawsuit? This blog entry will tell you: The strict time limits for personal injury claims in California Important information regarding the personal injury lawsuit…
  • May 24

    FAQ: Personal Injuries That Occur While on the Job

    FAQ: Personal Injuries That Occur While on the Job
    What if I’m injured on the job? If you’re injured on the job, you may have two separate kinds of cases. You definitely have a worker’s comp case under California law, but in addition, if there was someone other than your…
Rank this Week: 3340

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney…

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury law. By The Law Offices of Stephen M. Fuerch.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2302

Consumer Products Law Blog

Consumer Products Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues impacting the consumer products industry, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors and innovators. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of product safety and regulatory compliance issues, consumer product recalls, defense of enforcement proceedings and consumer class actions. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.consumerproductslawblog.com/
  • May 26

    Washington restricts flame retardants in children’s products and upholstered furniture

    Washington restricts flame retardants in children’s products and upholstered furniture
    On July 1, 2017, Washington’s “Toxic-Free Kids and Families Act” goes into effect, restricting the use of the following five flame retardants in children’s products and residential upholstered furniture: Additive…
  • May 25

    Drone registry rule grounded by court

    Drone registry rule grounded by court
    Updating our previous post about the Federal Aviation Administration’s rules and regulations regarding the use of drones, an appeals court has struck down one of the more hotly disputed aspects of the program – the FAA’s…
  • Apr 21

    Your product labels could be deceptive based on what’s on a competitor’s label

    Your product labels could be deceptive based on what’s on a competitor’s label
    In what seems to be an ever-expanding zone of liability for false advertising claims on food products, the Ninth Circuit ruled this week that “external facts” – aka what a competitor does or does not put on their labels…
Rank this Week: 947

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    PJ Turner storie

    PJ Turner storie
    Today's DJ includes My Reflections on Justice Paul Turner, by H&L's Jeremy Rosen, with some anecdotes and reflections. No doubt nearly every SoCal appellate practitioner has stories to share. And now's the time. So raise a glass over this…
  • May 25

    IRAP v. Trump En Banc opinion (intros)

    IRAP v. Trump En Banc opinion (intros)
    Today's IRAP v. Trump 4th Circuit en banc opinion is 205 pages long. Here's a breakdown: The first 11 pages lists the parties and numerous amici.Pages 12-79 is the majority opinion which begins like this:The question for this Court, distilled…
  • May 25

    Supreme Court appealability opinion today & 4th Cir.'s Travel Ban opinion

    Supreme Court appealability opinion today & 4th Cir.'s Travel Ban opinion
    Ok, here's one today on appealability from the Supremes for true appellate nerds only!Dhillon v. John Muir Health begins:As a general rule, a litigant may appeal an adverse ruling only after the trial court renders a final judgment.…
Rank this Week: 4849

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Miller v. Ford Motor Co. (9th Cir. - May 26, 2017)

    Miller v. Ford Motor Co. (9th Cir. - May 26, 2017)
    This is one of those cases in which I'm not entirely sure why the panel decides to certify the state law question to the state supreme court.More accurately, I know why the panel wants to certify the question.  It wants to make sure…
  • May 24

    EEOC v. McLane Company (9th Cir. - May 24, 2017)

    EEOC v. McLane Company (9th Cir. - May 24, 2017)
    The EEOC wants contact information from the defendant about those female employees the company required to take a strength test (their names, social security numbers, last known address, etc.).  The district court didn't allow the EEOC…
  • May 23

    In Re Marriage of Janes (Cal. Ct. App. - May 23, 2017)

    In Re Marriage of Janes (Cal. Ct. App. - May 23, 2017)
    I think this is a darn good -- and equitable -- opinion by Justice Miller.  The separation agreement was signed in 2010 that says that Wife was entitled to $112,000 of Husband's 401(k) account.  That in turn means that Wife's…
Rank this Week: 1258

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • May 26

    Uber vows to fix sexist workplace culture and diversity issue

    Uber vows to fix sexist workplace culture and diversity issue
    Uber recently released its first employee diversity report following a string of scandals and allegations of sexism and sexual harassment. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing company is now rethinking its approach to hiring amid ongoing…
  • May 24

    Landmark federal court ruling protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination

    Landmark federal court ruling protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination
    In what gay rights advocates are calling a historic victory, a federal appeals court ruled that an existing civil rights law protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers from discrimination in the workplace. The Civil […]
  • Apr 26

    Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry

    Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry
    The hospitality industry is slowly coming to terms with a reality it has long known about but neglected to address. It is becoming harder and harder to deny that the dangers of sexual assault exist […]
Rank this Week: 1807

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • May 26

    What do I Need to Know when Firing a Problem Employee?

    What do I Need to Know when Firing a Problem Employee?
    As the owner of a corporation, LLC, or other business, you want employees on your team who improve efficiency and increase profits. However, as cautious as you may be during the hiring process, there is always the chance that an employee may…
  • May 19

    How do you Treat Leases in Bankruptcy?

    How do you Treat Leases in Bankruptcy?
    A commercial landlord is confronted with a number of issues when a tenant files bankruptcy. When a tenant files bankruptcy with an unexpired lease, the debtor tenant is given the option to “assume” or “reject” the…
  • May 12

    Venture Capital Financing – Is it Right for my Startup Business?

    Venture Capital Financing – Is it Right for my Startup Business?
    Venture capital financing can be an extremely important asset to startups that do not have access to other types of traditional business financing, such as bank loans or the public markets. There can be many benefits to venture capital…
Rank this Week: 3209

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • May 26

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/26/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/26/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: The terror attack in Manchester, England resulting in 22 dead and many more injured has led the U.K. to raise…
  • May 20

    AAPIP2017: The Legal Aspects of Philanthropic & Nonprofit Advocacy in the Trump Era

    AAPIP2017: The Legal Aspects of Philanthropic & Nonprofit Advocacy in the Trump Era
    The Asian Americans-Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) 2017 National Network Convening and Annual Meeting – May 19-20 I’m honored to be participating at the Convening. Hope to see you there! The Legal Aspects of…
  • May 19

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/19/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/19/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: A memo written by former FBI director, James B. Comey indicated that President Trump asked Comey “to…
Rank this Week: 1434

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 1912

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
  • May 26

    Can the IRS Collect From a Non-Liable Spouse?

    Can the IRS Collect From a Non-Liable Spouse?
    The IRS may be able to collect delinquent tax debt from a non-liable spouse in some cases. This means that tax debt that was accrued by one spouse on a return filed separately, may still result in collection action being taken on the other…
  • May 24

    How the IRS Initiates Criminal Tax Investigation

    How the IRS Initiates Criminal Tax Investigation
    What seemed like a minor transgression when filing your tax return could end up being a tax crime punishable by years in prison. The IRS Criminal Investigation Division (CI) pursues about 3,000 criminal prosecutions per year to provide a…
  • May 22

    Avoid These Mistakes When Filing FBAR

    Avoid These Mistakes When Filing FBAR
    Some taxpayers are not aware of the requirement that they file a Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) if the value of their foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during the year. Even taxpayers who are aware of their obligation…
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CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • May 26

    5 Steps to Responding to a Deposition Notice

    5 Steps to Responding to a Deposition Notice
    After receiving a deposition notice or subpoena, counsel should to take a careful look at the documents served and make decisions about how to proceed. To organize the process, follow these five steps. Analyze the documents that were served.…
  • May 24

    What CA Employers Need to Know About Using Foreign Labor Contractor

    What CA Employers Need to Know About Using Foreign Labor Contractor
    To combat the trafficking and exploitation of foreign workers, the California Legislature enacted SB 477 in 2014 to strengthen regulations on “foreign labor contractors” who recruit foreign workers to relocate to California. See…
  • May 22

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce
    When dealing with a family home that’s entirely or substantially part of the parties’ community property, the facts of the situation will lead to taking one of the following five approaches in the divorce agreement. Interspousal…
Rank this Week: 1991

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • May 26

    5 Steps to Responding to a Deposition Notice

    5 Steps to Responding to a Deposition Notice
    After receiving a deposition notice or subpoena, counsel should to take a careful look at the documents served and make decisions about how to proceed. To organize the process, follow these five steps. Analyze the documents that were served.…
  • May 24

    What CA Employers Need to Know About Using Foreign Labor Contractor

    What CA Employers Need to Know About Using Foreign Labor Contractor
    To combat the trafficking and exploitation of foreign workers, the California Legislature enacted SB 477 in 2014 to strengthen regulations on “foreign labor contractors” who recruit foreign workers to relocate to California. See…
  • May 22

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce
    When dealing with a family home that’s entirely or substantially part of the parties’ community property, the facts of the situation will lead to taking one of the following five approaches in the divorce agreement. Interspousal…
Rank this Week: 3060

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • May 26

    Myth Of The Corporate Credit Card

    Myth Of The Corporate Credit Card
    Ranking with unicorns, Big Foot, and leprechauns is the myth of the business credit card. Every struggling small business owner who crosses the threshold of my office believes that his corporate credit card is not a personal debt.…
  • May 26

    California Only Middling In Protecting Families From Debt Collector

    California Only Middling In Protecting Families From Debt Collector
    When it comes to protecting working families from debt collectors, California gets only a C, according to a study of state exemption laws conducted by NCLC. No state got an A in the study: Alabama, Delaware, Kentucky and Michigan rated…
  • May 25

    Business Debt No Different To Unpaid Creditor

    Business Debt No Different To Unpaid Creditor
    Business debt can bleed over into an entrepreneur’s personal assets, to the apparent amazement of a recent client. He was aghast that the generous equity in the home he and his wife owned was at risk when his corporate business folded.…
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Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • May 26

    Use All Channels to Educate Bankruptcy Debtor

    Use All Channels to Educate Bankruptcy Debtor
    The skill set of a consumer bankruptcy lawyer must include a healthy dose of  the skills of a teacher. The client has to master any number of legal issues and procedures to make informed decisions about the case.  An effective…
  • May 25

    The Change We Need In Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

    The Change We Need In Consumer Bankruptcy Practice
    The American Bankruptcy Institute under the leadership of retired Judge Eugene Wedoff is gathering input for a review of changes needed in consumer bankruptcy law.  I was privileged to offer my thoughts at NACBA’s 25th annual…
  • May 18

    Hammered By Rule 3002.1

    Hammered By Rule 3002.1
    To my mind, Rule 3002.1 is the most powerful, most under-utilized tool in our tool box. And its power is coming to the fore as Chapter 13’s filed in 2011 and 2012 wind to a close. Don’t let your home-owning client leave Chapter 13…
Rank this Week: 4921

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • May 26

    CareCore National, LLC to pay $54 Million for Fraudulently Overbilling

    CareCore National, LLC to pay $54 Million for Fraudulently Overbilling
    CareCore National, LLC and the U.S. Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement, according to a May announcement. CareCore will pay $54 million to resolve a False Claims Act suit based on allegations it fraudulently billed…
  • May 19

    Omnicare to Pay $8 Million FCA Settlement

    Omnicare to Pay $8 Million FCA Settlement
    The U.S. Department of Justice and CVS Health Corp.’s Omnicare Inc. have settled a suit based on the federal False Claims Act for $8 million. Omnicare is the country’s largest nursing home pharmacy. It was formed in 1981 and…
  • May 12

    Oncology Therapy Center Pays $3 Million in Healthcare Fraud Settlement

    Oncology Therapy Center Pays $3 Million in Healthcare Fraud Settlement
    A radiation therapy center based in Lancaster agreed to pay $3 million to the federal government to resolve a claim that it committed healthcare fraud for close to 10 years. A qui tam suit based on the federal False Claims Act, filed by…
Rank this Week: 1575

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Is My California Apartment Rent Controlled?

    Is My California Apartment Rent Controlled?
    Despite what you might have heard, California does not have a statewide rent control provision. This leaves rent control up to cities or counties. If you live in a unit that is applicable to your local rent control ordinance, then you have a…
  • May 24

    What Should I do if I Believe My Elderly Parent is Being Abused?

    What Should I do if I Believe My Elderly Parent is Being Abused?
    When you have elderly parents in nursing homes, it can be difficult to monitor their health and safety. You are not around every day to ensure that they get enough food and water, are properly bathed, receive their medications, and are not…
  • May 22

    Construction Site Catches Fire a Second Time

    Construction Site Catches Fire a Second Time
    A construction site on San Pablo Avenue between Oakland and Emeryville caught fire on Saturday, May 13. The fire broke out in the mixed-use apartment complex around 5 a.m. and took about 100 hours to control. Both the Oakland Fire Department…
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Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Provides estate planning thoughts, news and planning ideas. By Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP.

http://www.gilfix.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Thank You For Making our 13th Annual Special Needs Seminar our Best Yet

    Thank You For Making our 13th Annual Special Needs Seminar our Best Yet
    Gilfix and La Poll wishes to thank the hundreds of attendees, and wonderful nonprofit co-sponsors, for making our 13th annual Special Needs Seminar our best yet! We were overwhelmed with the response, and with all of the kind comments we…
  • May 1

    Gilfix and La Poll invites families to attend 13th Annual Special Needs Trust Seminar

    Gilfix and La Poll invites families to attend 13th Annual Special Needs Trust Seminar
    Let’s face it, everyone is worried about the future of government benefits and how individuals with special needs will be cared for. To address this attorneys Michael Gilfix and Mark Gilfix of Gilfix and La Poll Associates are offering…
  • Apr 19

    Autism costs rise dramatically with age: study

    Autism costs rise dramatically with age: study
    Caring for individuals with autism and other special needs tends to involve a lifetime of expenses, whether it is paying for caregivers, accommodation or daily necessities. A study from the University of California, Davis (UCD), shows…
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Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
Rank this Week: 1010

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • May 26

    New UCL public prosecutor opinion: People ex rel. Harris v. Aguayo

    New UCL public prosecutor opinion: People ex rel. Harris v. Aguayo
    In People ex rel. Harris v. Aguayo, ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Apr. 26, 2017; pub. ord. May 25, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Two), affirmed an award of UCL restitution and civil penalties in the amount of...
  • Apr 6

    Class certification not required for broad-ranging "public" injunctive relief under the UCL: McGill v. Citibank, N.A.

    Class certification not required for broad-ranging "public" injunctive relief under the UCL: McGill v. Citibank, N.A.
    This morning, the California Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited opinion, McGill v. Citibank, N.A., ___ Cal.5th ___ (Apr. 6, 2017). In McGill, the Court was expected to address whether the Federal Arbitration Act, as construed in…
  • Mar 16

    New UCL "injury in fact" opinion: Ivanoff v. Bank of America, N.A.

    New UCL "injury in fact" opinion: Ivanoff v. Bank of America, N.A.
    In another wrongful foreclosure case, the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Seven) held that the plaintiff had adequately alleged Prop. 64 "injury in fact" for standing purposes: Whether or not Ivanoff’s…
Rank this Week: 755

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • May 26

    Did A Non-Existent Committee Move To Update Corporations Code?

    Did A Non-Existent Committee Move To Update Corporations Code?
    In April, I kvetched about numerous outdated references in the California Corporations Code.  For example, several provisions of the Code continue to refer to the “Internal Revenue Code of 1954” more than three decades after…
  • May 25

    Can Pseudo-Foreign Corporations Exonerate Their Directors?

    Can Pseudo-Foreign Corporations Exonerate Their Directors?
    Corporations Code Section 2115 is not an easy read.  Fortunately, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has provided a more digestible overview of the statute: Section 2115 was enacted as part of a comprehensive…
  • May 24

    California Judge Troubled By Trulia Refuses To Approve Settlement

    California Judge Troubled By Trulia Refuses To Approve Settlement
    Kevin LaCroix recently tackled the question Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?  According to Kevin, “deal litigation has been shifting from Delaware Chancery Court to courts in other states and to federal…
Rank this Week: 4819

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 5135

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 25

    Seeking Salary History May Be Banned

    Seeking Salary History May Be Banned
    The California Assembly this week passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could expose employers to costly litigation for inquiring into an applicant’s prior salary even when there is no harm. AB 168 (Eggman;…
  • May 25

    Closed for Memorial Day? Paying Wages to Employee

    Closed for Memorial Day? Paying Wages to Employee
    If an employer is closed on a payday that falls on a holiday listed in the California Government Code, such as Memorial Day, the employer can pay wages on the next business day. Of course, paying the day before the holiday is acceptable, as…
  • May 23

    No, You Can’t Demote a Pregnant Employee If You Think Her Job’s Too Tough

    No, You Can’t Demote a Pregnant Employee If You Think Her Job’s Too Tough
    Suzie comes into your office and tells you she is four months pregnant. You think, “Hmmmm, her job is really demanding. I should probably put her in a job with less responsibility because I’m sure Suzie can’t do such a…
Rank this Week: 4935

San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer…

San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Rubinstein Law Group.

https://www.sandiegopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    California Appeals Court Finds for Defendants in Asbestos Case

    California Appeals Court Finds for Defendants in Asbestos Case
    Cases involving injuries due to asbestos inhalation have been in the news a lot lately, as individuals exposed to the material over a long period of time have begun to show symptoms. In one such case, the plaintiff alleged that his father was…
  • May 11

    Doctor Says Car Accident Did Not Cause Spinal Injuries, Jury and California Appeals Court Agree

    Doctor Says Car Accident Did Not Cause Spinal Injuries, Jury and California Appeals Court Agree
    In a decision filed just last month, a California Appeals court entered their decision regarding a personal injury case. The case arose out of a car accident whereby the plaintiff was purportedly rear-ended by the defendant.…
  • Apr 26

    California Health Club Not Liable for Weightlifting Injurie

    California Health Club Not Liable for Weightlifting Injurie
    A California Appeals Court ruled earlier this year in a case that touched upon the various legal claims that can be involved in personal injury cases. The plaintiff was a member of the fitness chain 24 Hour Fitness. On one occasion while…
Rank this Week: 1476

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • May 25

    Parent and Subsidiary – Who Owns What?

    Parent and Subsidiary – Who Owns What?
    I am writing this post about parent and subsidiary ownership because of a question that I answered recently on Quora and a similar question that a prospective client posed to me. (Please see Can an LLC allocate ownership to individuals…
  • Feb 6

    Consumer Review Protection Now Part of Federal Law

    Consumer Review Protection Now Part of Federal Law
    Consumer review protection now is part of federal law. Specifically, in December 2016, Congress passed, and then-President Obama signed, the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016, 15 USC Section 45b. Interestingly, this law has some…
  • Dec 23

    Constructive Notice Makes Sense – Here’s Why

    Constructive Notice Makes Sense – Here’s Why
    This post is about a legal concept, constructive notice. Its origin is a Quora answer that I provided. Please see If nobody reads the Terms of Service then how can they legally be acceptable as a disclaimer? Requiring that Terms Be…
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