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A FIRM BY ANY OTHER NAME

A FIRM BY ANY OTHER NAME

The Gomez Firm Blossoms into Gomez & Iagmin Trial Attorneys, But Remains Rooted in Excellence As Standard. When James Iagmin joined The Gomez Firm in 2008, he brought more than a decade of experience as a plaintiff’s trial attorney to the established firm. Having first worked under the mentorship of William L. Veen in San […]

Ken Rose’s Move To Mediation

Ken Rose’s Move To Mediation

Natural A PROGRESSION “I’m at a point in my legal career where I can be very effective at getting parties, particularly in employment disputes, to settle cases with a win-win result,” says Ken Rose, principal of Rose Mediation, which he officially launched in November of 2012. Certainly after nearly four decades of representing both companies […]

Helping Hand

Helping Hand

Russell Kohn extends his hand to personal injury plaintiffs and attorneys launching solo practices. I am a people person. I could not be happy working for a corporation or insurance company. I enjoy the personal and professional satisfaction that comes from helping injured people obtain full and fair compensation,” says Oceanside-based personal injury attorney Russell […]

Preparing for a Successful Mediation

Preparing for a Successful Mediation

What are effective ways to manage the client’s expectations and develop an effective strategy that will enhance the likelihood of a successful mediation? Managing Client Expectations. Two California published opinions provide a cautionary tale of what can happen when the mediation outcome differs from the client’s expectations. In Cassel v. Superior Court (Wasserman, Comden, Casselman […]

Second-Language Skills Increasingly Important in Legal Field

Second-Language Skills Increasingly Important in Legal Field

In an increasingly global and multicultural marketplace, lawyers and other legal professionals with

The Rainmaker’s Mindset for Associates

The Rainmaker’s Mindset for Associates

Many Associates say, “I want to succeed and I understand the need for business development, but where do I find the time?” Of course, you’re busy. So, too, are all Rainmakers. Like anything important, you must set aside time to do it. But how do you do that when everything is a high priority? The […]

The Management IMPERATIVE

The Management IMPERATIVE

A leader can be forgiven for doing the wrong thing on occasion but what about failing to manage at all? In a corporate setting, this would be perceived as abdication and likely result in dismissal. In many law firms, however, leaders are excused from their management responsibilities. They simply have to mention the important legal […]

Where the Legal Jobs Are

Where the Legal Jobs Are

Litigation to Offer Greatest Opportunities in 2013; Challenges Finding Top Talent Reported Which specialty areas are predicted to yield the most prospects for legal job seekers in the year ahead? Almost one-quarter (22 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed by Robert Half Legal expect litigation will generate the greatest number of job opportunities in 2013. General […]

Community News-March 2013

Community News-March 2013

A Los Angeles jury has awarded a young victim represented by Estey Bomberger a verdict of $23 million resulting from sexual abuse by his former elementary school teacher, Forrest Stobbe. The Los Angeles Unified School District must pay $6.9 million in damages for its failure to provide proper supervision. This is believed to be the […]

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