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Community News-June 2013

Community News-June 2013

A   San   Diego   man   represented by Mike Bomberger of Estey & Bomberger has received $3.5 million after  being  struck  and  run  over  in a Costco parking lot by an elderly driver. Miguel Rodriguez, 49, suffered broken  bones  throughout  his  body and a punctured lung as a result of the accident,  which  occurred in  March 2010, […]

MASTERFUL MOSAIC

MASTERFUL MOSAIC

Success should not be measured in numbers. Success should be measured in terms of client satisfaction and employee satisfaction,” says Ray Artiano, founding partner of Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz, APC. As one of San Diego’s oldest mid-size law firms, which are not branches of national firms, this modus operandi appears to be working exceptionally well […]

FROM THE GROUND UP

FROM THE GROUND UP

Clayton Anderson’s Construction Defect Practice Is Built upon a Foundation of Experience, Expertise and a Constant Source of Clients. With more than 30 years of experience in construction defect law, Clayton M. Anderson, Senior partner of Clayton M. Anderson & Associates, has certainly seen his share of changes in the housing market. Through the booms […]

PROBLEM SOLVER

PROBLEM SOLVER

Monty McIntyre Finds Possibilities for Parties, Answers for Attorneys and Satisfaction in Solutions For more than 30 years, Monty McIntyre has been a fixture within the San Diego legal community. He’s served as President of the San Diego County Bar Association, as a delegate in the American Bar Association House of Delegates, as a member […]

AHMED DIAB: Rising Star

AHMED DIAB: Rising Star

“I don’t think anyone wakes up as a kid and says ‘I want to do insurance subrogation when I grow up,” Ahmed Diab says with a chuckle. Yet, just five years after earning his J.D. from California Western School of Law, not only is Diab working in insurance subrogation, but he has been hand-picked by one […]

Ending Elder Abuse

Ending Elder Abuse

June 15th Marks Elder Abuse Awareness Day, But Statistics Show That Elders Need Our Advocacy More Than Ever. With June 15, 2013 marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, it affords us all a timely opportunity to remember why we got into this profession. Obviously, I’m not implying that we all pursued legal careers to protect […]

Put Your Hurt Aside and Pick Your Words Carefully

Put Your Hurt Aside and Pick Your Words Carefully

In my attorney coaching sessions, clients come to me asking how they should respond to a colleague who was caught criticizing them. It’s stunning and hurtful, to say the least—but a situation like that should not be swept under the rug. There are feelings involved. And trust. The first thing I tell clients in this […]

BIGGER AND BIGGER CHANGES: Redefining the Industry

BIGGER AND BIGGER CHANGES: Redefining the Industry

In 2007, I published an article for Legal Management titled, “Big Changes,” which provided some insight into the evolution of the facilities management industry from basic mail, copy, fax and hospitality services into a much more robust, value-added offering. At that time, few would have disagreed that the industry was in a period of dynamic […]

Lawyer Gets Exactly What He Deserves

Lawyer Gets Exactly What He Deserves

Every day people  ask me if my business strategies  will work in their practice  area. It doesn’t matter if they practice environmental law, personal injury law, criminal defense law or law relating to Native American Rights—everybody thinks their law practice is different. And they feel compelled to verify that the strategies I have developed over […]

You’re In Sales, Get Over It

You’re In Sales, Get Over It

Every communication involves selling. Every utterance is a sales call. Every time you speak, you are making a sales pitch. “Hi honey, how was your day?” That is a sales call. You’re selling the idea that you care about “honey,” that you care about honey’s day, and that he/she still accepts the title of being […]

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