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Leslie McAdam to Receive 2012 President’s Pro Bono Service Award

FCOP’s Leslie McAdam will be honored with the 2012 President’s Pro Bono Service Award at the State Bar of California’s 85th Annual Meeting in Monterey this weekend.  According to the article in today’s Ventura County Star, “Attorney Leslie McAdam devoted more … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Wendy Lascher, Pincus Professional’s Speaker of the Month

Wendy Lascher has been named Speaker of the Month by Pincus Professional Education: Wendy Lascher is one of our go-to speakers on appellate practice skills and is an incredibly experienced attorney.  She has been speaking at our programs since about … Continue reading

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Leslie McAdam Receives 2012 Pro Bono Service Award

FCOP associate Leslie McAdam has been awarded the President’s Pro Bono Service Award by the State Bar of California. She was recognized, along with six other attorneys and two firms, for her dedicated service to her community and compassion for … Continue reading

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Meghan Clark and Michael Velthoen to Present “HR Essentials: From Hiring to Firing and Beyond”

On May 16, FCOP’s employment law partners Meghan Clark and Michael Velthoen will present a half-day seminar for the East Ventura County Employer Advisory Council on the nuts and bolts of handling the employment relationship from the beginning to the … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Greg Herring & Wendy Lascher’s Upcoming Presentation

(February 23, 2012)  Mr. Herring & Ms. Lascher are scheduled to present “Protecting the Appellate Record” on February 29, 2012 at the Pasadena Bar Association lunch meeting in Pasadena.

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FCOP’s Jim McDermott Appears on the Upcoming CNBC Segment “Filthy Rich”

(February 22, 2012)  Jim McDermott will appear on tomorrow nights premier of CNBC’s “Filthy Rich” at 9pm ET/PT.  Click here to watch the preview.

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FCOP’s Joshua Hopstone Publishes Article in the Daily Journal

(February 10, 2012)  In “The Modern Role of the Maxims of Jurisprudence”, published in Thursday’s edition of the Daily Journal (page 6), Mr. Hopstone explores the purpose of the maxims of jurisprudence (Civil Code §§ 3509 – 3548) and the role they play … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Joshua Hopstone Prevails in Court of Appeals Case Wray v. Thompson

(February 8, 2012)  Mr. Hopstone’s client purchased a house in Thousand Oaks while unmarried. A few years later she wed, and she and her husband lived in the house during their marriage. The couple was retired and twice refinanced the … Continue reading

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FCOP’s David Shain Obtains Verdict for Client in Recent Ventura County Case

(February 7, 2012)  On January 27, 2012, Mr. Shain obtained a jury verdict on behalf of his client, Agustin Espinoza.  Mr. Espinoza is a 49 year old married father of 4.  He was driving his son home from soccer practice … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Meghan B. Clark Presents “The Aftermath: Everything that Happens After You Terminate an Employee”

(February 6, 2012) Ms. Clark will be speaking at the upcoming Southern California Public Management Association’s (SCPMA) seminar on February 9, 2012.  With cities still recovering from a downturned economy, termination skills are a necessity.  This seminar will focus on how … Continue reading

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