Uber Drivers: Employees or Ind...

Jul 21, 2016 by

Uber recently announced a class action settlement for California and Massachusetts drivers involving a monetary payment of up to...

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Buying Investment Real Estate ...

Jun 23, 2016 by

You are about to purchase an investment property in California.  This is your first foray into the real estate market (aside from...

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Spokeo: A (sort of) Victory fo...

May 18, 2016 by

After much anticipation, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, and – to the relief of credit...

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“Let’s Go Crazy” Over Fair Use...

Apr 28, 2016 by

Summary On September 17, 2015, a U.S. Appeals Court unanimously ruled that copyright holders must consider “fair use” before sending...

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DAPA and executive powers (U.S...

Apr 18, 2016 by

Background In November, 2014, President Obama announced executive action related to immigration.  The action, Deferred Action for...

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Damages after Howell

Apr 15, 2016 by

In 2011, the California Supreme Court held that a plaintiff could recover as damages for his or her past medical condition no more...

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California Bar Opinion No. 12-...

Apr 13, 2016 by

What’s the difference between a blog on your firm website, and a stand-alone blog? According to the California State Bar,...

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