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Judicial Profile

A successful mediation is a service for Judge Marc Gross

Marc D. Gross
Los Angeles County Superior Court

ADR Profile

Practice Understanding

Nancy E. Zeltzer
ADR Services, Inc.

Firm Profile

Homegrown Success

Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP


None of our business: Recent anti-SLAPP cases on the distinctions between public and private issues

May 24, 2024

The anti-SLAPP regime requires that the statements or con...

By Ashfaq G. Chowdhury

Boating accidents and what you need to know before hitting the water

May 21, 2024

Boating accidents can lead to serious injuries or death, ...

By Reza Torkzadeh, Allen P. Wilkinson

Understanding violence and harassment in the workplace

May 10, 2024

Businesses and workers lose more than $50 billion each ye...

By Francisco Mundaca

Discipline Report

June 2024

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Technology, Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility

WATCH NOW: Ready to deploy new technologies to simplify your work? Legal tech experts offer guidance in legal prompting and th...

Special Coverage

Judges and Judiciary, Discipline

The judge in question was presiding over a murder trial when she improperly initiated an ex parte communication with a prosecu...

Today's News Weekly Quiz

Community News

The awards were handed out Thursday night at a gala in downtown Los Angeles.


LA attorney secures acquittal in Honolulu bribery case

May 28, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

The case was prosecuted by a team from the U.S. attorney's office in San Diego.

Civil Litigation

The targeting of publishers would "impose an unprecedented duty to verify the factual accuracy of every book" and would threaten First Amendment principles, ...

Judges and Judiciary

Superior Court Judge Gregory J. Kreis lost his bid for reelection in the March 5 primary.

Entertainment & Sports, Civil Litigation, Antitrust & Trade Reg.

The agreement, which is not yet approved by the court, could mark the end of the NCAA's lucrative amateur framework as thousands of former and current athlet...


Mineral rights owners need to conduct thorough due diligence and title searches, engage experienced legal counsel and industry...

The plan must consider the different roles and responsibilities of employees, such as public-facing, remote, or field workers....

Civil Rights

The Port Chicago 50 must be exonerated and you can help

May 28, 2024
By Shahrad Milanfar , Gabe Milanfar

Exoneration would correct a historical injustice and recognize the courage and sacrifice of the Port Chicago 50. It would also...

Verdicts & Settlements

Product Liability In re: Kia Hyundai Vehicle ... $145,000,000
Misrepresentation Federal Trade Commission v.... $7,403,445
Wage and Hour Jenelle Olea, et al. v. The... $4,250,000
Wage and Hour Don Vasquez, individually a... $2,400,000
Wage and Hour Craig Kitnick, Roberto Frai... $1,700,000
Wage and Hour Marco Dimercurio, Charles G... $1,224,210
Whistleblower Retaliation Perry Davis v. Redlands Uni... $800,000
Breach of Implied Contract Ariana Deats, individually,... $285,000
Wage and Hour Raquel Espinoza, individual... $275,000
Auto v. Auto Gagik Gevorgyan and Satine ... $210,000

On the Move

Blank Rome LLP

May 24, 2024

Heewon Lee as Associate in Los Angeles from Larson LLP.

Lee concentrates her practice on a wide range of litigation matters. She has experience representing clients in federal, state, and administrative courts in matters involving business transactions, fraud, securities, tax, bankruptcy, government investigations, and labor and employment actions.

Featured Content

Community News

The San Fernando Valley Bar Association held its Annual Judges' Night on Thursday, May 16 at the Woodland Hills Country Club. Judge Otis D. Wright II received the Legacy of Justice Award, Judge Valerie Salkin received the Inspiration Award and Judge Mitchell Beckloff received the Special Recognition Award. Judge Stephen P. Pfahler was named Judge of the Year

Attorney Profiles

Special Reports

Top Intellectual Property Lawyers 2024

May 22, 2024

Our annual issue honors the top performing intellectual property attorneys working in patent litigation, trademark and copyright.

Daily Appellate Report

Administrative Agencies

Stiffler v. O'Malley

Administrative law judge appropriately disregarded treating physician's medical opinion because it was inconsistent with other medical evidence and lacked supporting objective medical fi...

Probate and Trusts

Key v. Tyler

A lack of no-contest clause in an amendment to a trust with a no-contest clause did not mean that assets under the amendment were exempt from forfeiture.

Civil Procedure

Simple Avo Paradise Ranch, LLC v. Southern Cal. Edison Co.

Current case law prevented appellate court from ceasing defendant's questionable tactic in brokering a stipulated judgment with one of hundreds of plaintiffs to facilitate appeal of unfav...

Criminal Law and Procedure

U.S. v. Groppo

Criminal defendant was not eligible for expungement because his request for relief was based solely on equitable grounds.