SAN FRANCISCO – Longtime Whittier attorney Anthony E. Contreras faces suspension and probation following a July 17 California Supreme Court order for allegedly failing to report sanctions, according to a recent State Bar of California announcement and court documents.
SAN FRANCISCO – San Luis Obispo attorney Stephen Christopher Ronca has been disbarred following a July 10 California Supreme Court order after he allegedly failed to comply with probation conditions, according to a recent report issued by the State Bar of California and court documents.
SAN FRANCISCO – Corona Del Mar attorney Steven Robert Rafalovich has been disbarred following a July 10 California Supreme Court order and his 2016 and 2017 convictions, according to a recent report issued by the State Bar of California and court documents.
SAN FRANCISCO – Newbury Park attorney Dee Ella Dorey faces possible disbarment by default following a July 11 California Supreme Court order over four counts of alleged misconduct in a single client matter.
SAN FRANCISCO – La Canada Flintridge attorney Robert Carlin Burlison Jr. has been voluntarily disbarred following a July 11 California Supreme Court order over alleged misappropriation and other allegations.
ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Bayer will not comment on "rumors and speculation," the company said following a report that it has proposed a multibillion-dollar global settlement over claims that the use of its weedkiller causes cancer.
SAN FRANCISCO – Los Angeles attorney Jimmy Swinder faces suspension and probation over multiple allegations of misconduct in seven client matters following a July 11 California Supreme Court order, according to a recent State Bar of California announcement and court documents.
SAN FRANCISCO – Elk Grove attorney John Joseph Fuery faces suspension and probation for unauthorized practice of law following a July 10 California Supreme Court order, according to a recent State Bar of California announcement and court documents.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California could be moving toward the regulation and litigation of perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acids (PFAS) since government agencies have been testing water in many locations, including airports and landfills, with results due as early as this fall.
LOS ANGELES – Two judges in California this month drastically reduced punitive damages awarded in cases involving Bayer's Roundup product, raising questions about whether juries are properly equipped to determine what constitutes an appropriate punishment in these types of civil cases.
OAKLAND – Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith reduced a landmark $2 billion jury verdict to $87 million in the case of Alva and Alberta Pilliod against the maker of Roundup earlier this month.
SACRAMENTO – While the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is centered on consumers’ right to know what information businesses collect and share online, compliance to the 2018 bill, according to Civil Justice Association of California, is likely to remain a costly detriment to businesses.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Longtime Santa Barbara attorney and former public defender Rafael Mazo Amezaga Jr. faces probation following a June California Supreme Court order after two DUI convictions, according to a recent State Bar of California announcement and court documents.
SAN FRANCISCO – Democrat U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris are continuing to block President Donald Trump’s appointed nominee, Patrick Bumatay, from filling a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California in a move that has sparked much controversy.