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LAW & GOLF

LAW & GOLF

FROM THE ROUGH TO THE FAIRWAY Tom Monson Focuses on Giving Back to San Diego through Golf & Expert Trust, Probate, and ERISA Counsel “ESTATE AND TRUST LITIGATION INVOLVES many personal issues and is like getting a divorce, only worse. Sometimes you’re getting a divorce from your entire family,” says Tom Monson, Senior Partner at Miller, Monson, Peshel, Polacek […]

IN THE BOARDROOM, NOT THE COURTROOM

IN THE BOARDROOM, NOT THE COURTROOM

Koorosh Khashayar, Founder of LOKK Legal Devotes His Practice to Preventing Problems, and Protecting Clients Before it is Too Late.   “My typical clients are investors, lessees, purchasers or sellers of a business or commercial property. They are typically those who are starting a business and need to incorporate or those who own medium sized businesses and need the counsel […]

Legal Fee Structures

Legal Fee Structures

A Unique Opportunity for Growing Personal Wealth and Managing Insecurity As a plaintiff attorney who does contingency work, you face unique pressures and bear many responsibilities. You have, however, access to a significant tax benefit that nobody else has: the ability to defer an unlimited amount of compensation on your contingency fees and elect to have those […]

YOUR ASSOCIATE WHEN YOU NEED ONE

YOUR ASSOCIATE WHEN YOU NEED ONE

Inter Alia Lawyers is Changing the Way Small Firms Find Help For Overflow Work “Our attorneys are freelancers by choice-they are not the typical contract attorney who is out of work and looking for a way to make ends meet,” says Kira Rubel, attorney and co-founder of Inter Alia Lawyers. “We are defining what it means to be a […]

The Case for Statutory Changes in Commercial Real Estate Representation

The Case for Statutory Changes in Commercial Real Estate Representation

SB 1171 Seeks To Require Conflict Disclosures for Commercial Real Estate Brokers Whenever there is a conflict of interest, there exists an opportunity for those seeking representation to be exploited. This is undeniably true for commercial real estate buyers and tenants. Current commercial real estate law prescribes fiduciary duties upon brokers, but at the same time […]

6 Client Service Standards for Success

6 Client Service Standards for Success

What is a service provider to do in order to attract the necessary client base to fuel a business? The provider must instigate a shift in mind-set from “you need me and my services” to “I need you and your continued business.” By Garnett Bandy IT IS A CULTURAL SHIFT that can seem quite daunting for a […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert

McIntyre’s Civil Alert

U.S. SUPREME COURT No cases 9th CIRCRUIT COURT OF APPEAL Americans With Disabilities Act Cohen v. City of Culver City _ F.3d _ (9th Cir. 2014), 2014 WL 2535329: The Court of Appeals reversed in part the district court’s summary judgment for defendants. The Court of Appeals concluded that a genuine dispute of material fact […]

Community News-July 2014

Community News-July 2014

Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek has added Marianne Barth to the firm’s family law practice. Barth has over 20 years of legal experience. Her significant expertise in family law stems from experience as a civil and business litigator where she learned to understand and successfully resolve complex financial and emotional issues typically present in domestic cases. […]

A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

Alisha Wood Partners With Cole Casey To Fight For Clients Who Have Everything To Lose… But Come Out Winning “When, as a child and young adult, you hear things like ‘you’ll never make anything of yourself;’ you basically have two choices. You can live your life believing it, or you can say ‘I’ll show you how […]

PERFECT CHOICE FOR PROBATE PROBLEMS

PERFECT CHOICE FOR PROBATE PROBLEMS

As San Diego’s Only Probate Specialist Working as a Mediator and Arbitrator, attorneys come to Judith Copeland for Quick Resolutions When it Matters Most SPEAKING WITH JUDITH COPELAND, probate attorney and neutral with West Coast Resolution Group, I realized that she is, frankly, a hoot. Down to earth, with a dry, often self-deprecating sense of humor she admits that “people who don’t have a […]

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