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Riding A Wave of Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation

Riding A Wave of Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation

California’s Leading Wage and Hour Class Action Lawyer, San Diego’s own Bill Turley is the “Go-To” Lawyer for Wage and Hour Legislation in Sacramento. What does big wave surfing have to do with the law? A lot, as it turns out. As Justice Werdegar points out in the first paragraph in her majority opinion in […]

An Attorney’s Guide To Closing A Law Firm

An Attorney’s Guide To Closing A Law Firm

Just like any other professional, sometimes lawyers choose to close their practices. The decision to close a firm is matched in difficulty by the evaluative process that leads to coming to that conclusion. Whether it be due to relocation, career rerouting, revenue challenges, or another of the various reasons why businesses close, it’s a process […]

The Power of An Apology

The Power of An Apology

“I’ve not done anything wrong, they’re the ones making all the noise and disturbing us; so why should I mediate?” These were the opening words we were met with when we went to visit a very reluctant neighbor who had been experiencing noise nuisance from the studio apartment above for over a year. How would […]

Duty of Care and Standard of Care Revisited

Duty of Care and Standard of Care Revisited

In my files of memorable products liability cases, there is one that, as an expert witness, I often cite anecdotally as the most profound example of inappropriate standard of care by a defendant company. The plaintiff had purchased an inexpensive residential box fan. The brand name may be a familiar one, although the manufacturing facility […]

California Case Summaries Civil™. Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases.

California Case Summaries Civil™. Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Employment Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) _ Cal. 5th _ , 2018 WL 1999120: The California Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeal decision denying a writ petition challenging the decision of the trial court’s order certifying a class action by delivery drivers alleging wage and hour and other […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Attorney Biography Page SEO

7 Ways to Improve Your Attorney Biography Page SEO

Having a well-written and search-engine-optimized biography online is an essential part of success. When people are looking for you, it is not only crucial that you’re easy to find, but that the information they find shows you in a positive light. Following are some suggestions to help you put together an online attorney biography page […]

“Authenticity” Might be Cliché, But it’s Essential to Building Client Relationships

“Authenticity” Might be Cliché, But it’s Essential to Building Client Relationships

“Authenticity” has become a dirty word. It’s right up there with some of the other most hated buzzwords and phrases—”at the end of the day,” “thinking outside of the box,” “synergy,” “value add,” “circle back,” “bandwidth.” Are you cringing yet? But even though the word “authenticity” might make your skin crawl, it’s an important concept—it’s […]

Community News – June 2018

Community News – June 2018

Rosalio Munoz and David Munoz, partners at Mission Legal Center in Mission Valley, have once again been named Super Lawyers for 2018. This marks the third year that Rosalio (Ross) Munoz, a former Texas Judge, and founding partner of Mission Legal Center, has been named a San Diego Super Lawyer. Mission Legal Center’s Managing Partner, […]

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