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“President Biden has taken exceptional steps to add professional and demographic diversity to the federal bench, but there is ...


Bertram H. Fields, 1929 — 2022

Aug. 9, 2022
By Ricardo Pineda

Dubbed the Cardinal Richelieu of Tinseltown by the Hollywood trade press, Bertram Fields counted amoung his clients DreamWorks...



“As today’s filing reiterates, the Ninth Circuit’s divided decision upholding class certification contravenes the decisions of...


Gun groups challenge ban on marketing guns to minors

Aug. 9, 2022
By Malcolm Maclachlan

AB 2571 “impermissibly delegates to ‘a court’ the determination, on an ad hoc and subjective basis, of whether a marketing or ...



On behalf of the PGA Tour, Elliot R. Peters argued that the public interest didn’t favor an injunction, taking swipes at the n...


“While new entrants to the profession increasingly reflect the rich diversity of our state, we still have a long way to go tow...



Civil rights mantle

Aug. 8, 2022
By Skyler Romero

Lawyers at Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai take range of cases but worker rights is a passion.


Civil rights mantle

Aug. 8, 2022
By Skyler Romero

Lawyers at Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai take range of cases but worker rights is a passion.



“‘A mere conflict in the testimony of expert witnesses provides no justification for the matter to go to a lay jury who will t...


Musk talks and tweets a lot about taxes, including about how much tax he should pay on selling Tesla stock. He’s also complain...



The testimony of even the most well-prepared witness may prove useless – or worse, problematic – unless the advocate listens a...


“The policy holder experts said, ‘This happened suddenly,’ and the insurance company experts said, ‘No, this happened over a l...



Judge pares consultant's lawsuit against Endeavor

Aug. 8, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

Talent agency is accused of stealing consultant's marketing ideas that led to the company being sold for $10.3 billion in 2021.


Lawsuit would hinder plan to protect lizard, agency says

Aug. 8, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

An environmental group sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its plan to conserve Temblor legless lizard



Judge decertifies class claims against mortgage lender

Aug. 8, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

Ocwen Financial is accused of improperly marking up property valuations and charging borrowers those costs.


“For the rest of his life, my client will depend on someone else for survival,” lead plaintiff’s attorney Daniel Balaban of Ba...



The complaint filed more than two years ago accused D.A. Diana Becton of passing over more qualified women for promotions, per...


“This decision is in direct conflict with the decisions of every other federal court that has addressed the dischargeability o...



“Carnage is being inflicted on our kids and our young people. There’s been a 146% increase in suicide among young people. At t...


Brian Kabateck, who has not been paid since Judge Elihu M. Berle appointed him three years ago to ensure the plaintiffs had be...



“Is there a reason this meeting is going forward with the substantive issues that seem to be on the agenda, when it appears th...


“Shawnte has an impressive track record helping companies in the life sciences and biotechnology industries achieve meaningful...



The Velvet Hammer

Aug. 5, 2022
By Shane Nelson

Mediator Patrick Walsh's personable approach gets results, attorneys say.


Sacramento judge wants attorneys to be credible and not waste time in his busy courtroom.



A Free Soul (1931)

Aug. 5, 2022

Earl Rogers was known for his courtroom theatrics as well as his legal acumen. He was one of the first lawyers to offer eviden...



Some lawyers make the mistake of focusing their entire trial preparation on the jury, and make the mistake of forgetting the j...



One of the extreme threats not only to our economy but to our physical safety is our return to dependence upon some pretty dan...


The actor’s lawyer, Jordan Susman, said the ruling “sends a message to such offenders that they cannot evade judgment simply b...