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ADR Profile

Suggestions, not threats

Caroline C. Vincent
ADR Services Inc.

Firm Profile

Challenging Stereotypes

Kimball Tirey & St. John LLP


New Year, new mass arbitration rules from the AAA

Feb. 20, 2024

Companies should update their arbitration agreements to t...

By JoeAl Akobian, Matthew T. Billeci, Michael Kushner, Luanna De Mello, John A. Vogt

Liens, insurance and attorney referrals

Feb. 2, 2024

There are a number of reasons for a client to seek treatm...

By Allen P. Wilkinson

Penal Code Section 654

Jan. 29, 2024

How to determine whether multiple counts arise from a sin...

By Gregg L. Prickett

Discipline Report

February 2024

Feb. 1, 2024

January 2024

Dec. 29, 2023

December 2023

Nov. 30, 2023

November 2023

Oct. 27, 2023

October 2023

Sep. 27, 2023

September 2023

Aug. 29, 2023


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...

Today's News

Attorney General Rob Bonta agreed the state will bide by a 2023 federal court order that leaves the tribes dealing directly with the federal government. Seve...

Disbarred plaintiffs’ attorney Thomas V. Girardi’s defense team is facing potential delays in his Los Angeles wire fraud trial due to discovery disputes over...


The plaintiffs’ claims against Zuckerberg are based on personal statements, not his actions as a corporate officer, the plaintiffs’ attorneys said.

9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case, filed by Grants Pass, Oregon, on April 22, challenging a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that t...


U.S. Supreme Court

Anti-DEI advocacy groups have a new target: minority-focused grant programs

Feb. 26, 2024
By Marcus A.R. Childress, Illyana A. Green, Ann O’Leary

Edward Blum’s attacks on the philanthropy sector could have serious consequences for the funding of programs that aim to incre...


Disney has publicly stated that it would rather have a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election than voluntarily recogni...

Torts/Personal Injury, Entertainment & Sports, Contracts

Should the NCAA take a knee forever?

Feb. 23, 2024
By Frank N. Darras

The NCAA was recently sacked by new players’ unions, coaches on the move, and the absence of a much-needed federal framework. ...

Verdicts & Settlements

Age Discrimination Maria Gatchalian v. Kaiser ... $41,499,965
False Advertising Walter Peters, individually... $25,000,000
Breach of Lease Matthew Amans and Babak Mal... $6,080,000
Conversion A Company Hungary Kft v. Se... $5,935,482
Auto v. Auto Mohammed Alsaedi, Farqad Ma... $4,504,920
Wage and Hour Michael Stockbridge and Xav... $3,999,999
Wage and Hour Shawn Clayborne, an individ... $1,925,000
Wrongful Death Marakkalage Tharal D. Silva... $1,250,000
Wage and Hour Carlos Moreno, an individua... $1,200,000
Wage and Hour David Nguyen, as an individ... $400,000

Attorney Profiles

On the Move

Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP

Feb. 23, 2024

Jake D. Sesti as Associate in San Diego from Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek.

Sesti represents clients in litigation matters related to business disputes, corporate governance, construction defects, defamation and breach of contract. Sesti previously was an intern at HFM and gained experience as a summer associate at a global law firm. During law school, Sesti also served as a judicial extern for the Federal District Court Judge Linda Lopez.

Nicholas R. Schechter as Attorney in San Diego from Carroll, Kelly, Trotter & Franzen .

Schechter's practice focuses on civil litigation in state and federal courts with an emphasis on professional liability and health care law. Throughout his career, he has represented health care professionals and facilities in civil court, binding arbitrations and administrating licensing matters. His experience also includes personal injury defense, representation of school districts in SAM cases and medical malpractice defense

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Special Reports

Top Verdicts of 2023

Feb. 21, 2024

The annual list of California's top verdicts by dollar, impact, defense victories and appellate reversals.

Daily Appellate Report

Criminal Law and Procedure

Modification: People v. Franco

Since defendant provided substantial evidence of 37 years of law-abiding behavior, defendant was entitled to be removed from sex offender registry despite his underlying sex crime's atroc...


Modification: City of Norwalk v. City of Cerritos

City was immune from liability for public nuisance caused by the necessary consequences of the statutorily authorized adoption of an ordinance that prohibited certain trucks from using it...

Real Property

Modification: Riddick v. City of Malibu

Trial court's order directing the City of Malibu to process proposed accessory dwelling unit as exempt from coastal development permit requirements was affirmed.


Modification: Shalghoun v. North Los Angeles County Regional Center, Inc.

Regional center had no duty to protect employees of a residential facility that accepted a developmentally disabled person as a resident, despite facility's request that regional center r...


In re Samantha F.

Duty of inquiry about child's possible Native American ancestry extended to all available family members regardless of how child was removed from custody.