We are very pleased to announce the addition of a new partner in our Portland Office. Elizabeth Woodard has joined us and has brought her vast litigation experience and incredible roster of clients. We look forward to introducing her to all of our current clients. Welcome Elizabeth!
We are pleased to announce the addition of a new partner to the firm. Julie Testa, who originally joined us last year from the Zurich Group, and is based in our Poway office and has joined the ranks of income partner, effective October 1. Julie brings years of experience handling complex CD matters and continues to do so for the … Continue reading
October has been a very busy month for the firm. We have found a new location for our San Francisco office in the heart of the world-renown “Financial District”, also referred to as the “Golden Triangle”. You can now find our fine SF staff at 142 Sansome Street which has taken over the entire Third Floor and are establishing their … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that our current Partner, Katie Smith has taken over the role of Managing Partner of our Portland office. Katie started her legal career as a JAG with the United States Air Force and spent several years managing her own legal practice. She brings with her sixteen years of experience with litigation, firm management, supervision of … Continue reading
We are very proud to announce that Martie Meyer, a Sr. Litigation Paralegal in our Poway, CA office has received her CEDS credential and is now a Certified E-discovery Specialist. We are pleased to have her expertise and skills to assist our staff on all e-discovery needs.
Partner Tom Olsen and Associate Kaitlyn Jensen have been published in the CLM Construction Claims Magazine
Partner Tom Olsen and Associate Kaitlyn Jensen have published an article titled “Under New Ownership: What Happens When A Claimant No Longer Owns The Property?” in the CLM Construction Claims Magazine Summer 2019 Issue 2 Volume 4. Please follow this link or click on the image to view the full article.
If you’re familiar with the concept of blockchain technology, you probably associate it with the high-tech world of computer science and cryptocurrencies, not the practice of law. Blockchain emerged in 2008 as the cutting edge platform supporting the digital currency Bitcoin. But recent trends in blockchain development are demonstrating an increasing need for legal professionals who understand the technology well … Continue reading
We are proud to announce that our San Diego (Poway) office has been recognized in this year’s San Diego Magazine as one of San Diego’s Top Lawyers in the area of Construction Defect Litigation.
WHOOPS, I FORGOT TO READ THE CC&RS IN MY RUSH TO SUE SOMEONE – DEVELOPING DEFENSES IN ASSOCIATION ACTIONS BASED ON THE BRANCHES NEIGHBORHOOD DECISION
In the rush to get lawsuits filed, many plaintiffs’ attorneys try to push a lawsuit through a homeowner association’s board of directors without regard to the procedural requirements in the covenants, conditions, and restrictions (“CC&Rs”). Such attorneys probably thought compliance with the inconvenient formal requirements of the CC&Rs, such as amassing an association wide membership vote to approve pursuing litigation, … Continue reading