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We have a very diverse group of tax professionals in Contra Costa County, as evidenced by the articles in this issue, and you need look no further for guidance.
While the 30 percent withholding is a familiar concept with respect to payments to foreign persons, the new withholding regime under FATCA adds several new complexities.
Practitioners who are aware of the benefits of submitting an OIC in connection with a request for CDP Hearing can preserve an appeal right for their client that may not have otherwise been available.
This month, we are focusing on Alternative Dispute Resolution—a topic that is relevant to almost all areas in the practice of law.
Effective July 1, 2014, a new disclosure requirement has been added to Ethics Standard 7.
California’s statutory scheme of mediation confidentiality is very broad. Essentially, the “Las Vegas Rule” applies: “What happens in mediation, stays in mediation.”
The program has changed the lives of these women and they are now duplicating the work among other prisoners.
The uses and misuses of language are a fascinating part of mediation. If you like people watching, go to an airport or become a mediator.
The renaissance of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in California civil law in the last 30 years has generated an extraordinary rippling effect of five unintended consequences.
Stephen Steinberg, an associate with Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren, takes over the leadership as CCCBA’s Board President for 2014.
Meet your new Board Members: Michelle Ferber and Katherine Wenger.
Meet the chairs of our 20 sections and find out why you should join…
This organization can be as meaningful to you as you want. Or it can just be the organization to which you mechanically pay dues.
The cy pres award was from a class action matter that local attorney, David Birka-White, had recently resolved on behalf of his clients. Candice Stoddard sat down with Birka-White to learn more about him.
By offering these students a realistic depiction of the daily life of attorneys, they might be able to identify whether these realities matched up with their career expectations.
One of the first projects the Superior Court will implement is upgrading the current electronic filing system.
Every year, we go to a dude ranch in the Eastern Sierra, just outside Bridgeport. I ride and sometimes help move cattle.
Two major changes implemented this year significantly affect jurors assigned to the Pittsburg court. First, the Pittsburg court now conducts felony jury trials, and second, our jury panels are now countywide.
As the clock struck three, players streamed in from everywhere as fast as judges coming to an 8:30 a.m. hearing.
The new law encourages preventive measures by giving special considerations to businesses that take a proactive approach.