November 22nd, 2011
(November 22, 2011) FCOP’s David Shain was interviewed on KEYT Channel 3 News by Tracy Lehr on November 7th regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether sentencing a 14 year old to life imprisonment was constitutional. Click here to read the article and to view the news segment featuring Mr. Shain’s interview.
October 27th, 2011
(October 27, 2011) Doug Goldwater will be presenting at the Oxnard Rotary Club meeting on November 1st on the topic of Collaborative Divorce.
October 14th, 2011
(October 14, 2011) Please join Ms. McAdam at Ferguson Case Orr Paterson for the upcoming employment seminar, “When Employees Can’t Afford to Retire: Managing an Aging Workforce” (Part of a roundtable series). This seminar will focus on how to minimize claims for age discrimination and how to avoid age-related harassment in the workplace, how to obtain an enforceable release of claims […]
September 26th, 2011
(September 26, 2011) Wendy Lascher participated in the panel on “Effective Brief Writing”and presented a mock oral argument for the defendant in C.A. v. Willliam S. Hart School Dist. as part of the Pincus Professional Education seminar on “Appeals (Civil): Winning Strategies from Start to Finish” at the Los Angeles Athletic Club September 23. The C.A. […]
August 31st, 2011
(August 31, 2011) When an employee or ex-employee becomes disgruntled and seeks assistance from an attorney to discuss whether to sue you and your company, there are certain qualities a plaintiff’s attorney looks for in a potential client. We will discuss what plaintiffs’ lawyers look for when assessing the potential claims and new clients and […]
August 30th, 2011
(August 30, 2011) Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant, FCOP’s Real Estate attorney Leslie McAdam offers her top tips for protecting yourself against today’s common mistakes. She will cover a wide range of topics to keep both the tenant and landlord on the right side of the law. Click here to get her top tips.
August 10th, 2011
Please join me at Pincus Professional Education’s upcoming intermediate level practical appellate skills seminar, State v. Federal Appeals: Winning in Either Venue. This seminar will focus on expanding the participant’s appellate practice knowledge and skills. Participants hear the court’s perspective, as well as that of respected, experienced appellate attorneys and certified appellate specialists. The panel will […]
July 27th, 2011
Congratulations to FCOP’s Wendy Lascher on earning another appellate victory, convincing the Court of Appeal to reverse the trial court in an employment dispute concerning the Ventura College Community District.
July 11th, 2011
In Wage and Hour Investigator Just Showed Up…What To Do? Leslie McAdam answers the question, given that there may be a variety of reasons why the WHD shows up unannounced at your door, what should you do? First, let him or her in the door and be polite and civil. Read more here.
July 7th, 2011
Congratulations to John Hribar and Wendy Lascher on their appellate victory in County of Kern v. Jadwin. The Court of Appeal upheld an award of attorneys’ fees against they County of Kern for filing a frivolous case under the False Claims Act.