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October 2014 - Litigation/Bankruptcy

October 2014 – Litigation/Bankruptcy

Highlights of the October 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on bankruptcy, the Sham Guaranty Defense, Right to Repair Act, equity stripping and more.

What to Do if Your Civil Litigation Client Files Bankruptcy

What to Do if Your Civil Litigation Client Files Bankruptcy

The answer definitely is not to continue with the litigation as though nothing has changed.

Alternative Litigation Funders

Alternative Litigation Funders

Litigation funders also argue that they are like insurance companies, but insurance companies are highly regulated, and funders are not regulated at all. Moreover, insurance companies don’t charge 40 percent a year.

How To: Writs of Attachment in Financial Elder Abuse Litigation

How To: Writs of Attachment in Financial Elder Abuse Litigation

This article provides a step-by-step explanation of how to obtain and implement a writ of attachment in a financial elder abuse case.

On Lamps, Lifeboats and Ladders

On Lamps, Lifeboats and Ladders

In 2015, locating a female attorney is no longer a “Where’s Waldo?” experience. Regardless of gender, the CCCBA and its sections provide members the opportunity to support one another and grow professionally in the practice of law.

Thirty Years and Going Strong - The CCCBA Women’s Section

Thirty Years and Going Strong – The CCCBA Women’s Section

With young law students like the 2014 scholarship recipients leading the way, there is no doubt the Women’s Section will continue to excel.

Egg-Freezing: Is it Truly an Employee Benefit? (Frozen Series, Part 1)

Egg-Freezing: Is it Truly an Employee Benefit? (Frozen Series, Part 1)

Apple and Facebook are leading the way. Is it an attempt to recruit and retain employees or an attempt to avoid the bigger issue?

Wolf at Work

Wolf at Work

The female attorney can find herself facing illegal workplace wrongs. To protect her goal of continuing to practice law, sometimes the best option is to consider extraction.

Role Model for the Male Mentor: Randolph M. Paul

Role Model for the Male Mentor: Randolph M. Paul

There is more to the story of women succeeding in the law. It’s about the men. Men need to be a part of the conversation and action to achieve equality in the workplace.

A Letter to My Younger Self

A Letter to My Younger Self

When you stand up to read in your English class, stand tall and speak loudly and clearly, for one day you’ll be standing up in courts representing people who have been wronged.

Bar Soap: February 2015

Bar Soap: February 2015

I do have to chuckle once again at the whole Court Call “experiment.” So, why do some lawyers talk way too much, and a number not enough, when on Court Call?

Civil Jury Verdicts: February 2015

Civil Jury Verdicts: February 2015

One of the bigger jury awards in Contra Costa recent history involved a medical malpractice claim involving alleged negligent management of a twin pregnancy.

Coffee Talk: What is the most shocking gender bias comment you have heard?

Coffee Talk: What is the most shocking gender bias comment you have heard?

“Why are you wasting my time taking my course? You know that you are only going to get married and have children.”

Meet Your 2015 Board President: Nicholas Casper

Meet Your 2015 Board President: Nicholas Casper

Nicholas Casper, an associate with Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, takes over the leadership as CCCBA’s Board President for 2015.

Meet Your New Board Members

Meet Your New Board Members

Please welcome Ericka Ackeret, Wendy McGuire Coats, David Marchiano and Laura Ramsey to the CCCBA Board of Directors.

Meet Your 2015 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2015 Section Leaders

Meet the chairs of our sections and find out why you should join…

Member-Only Benefits 2015

Member-Only Benefits 2015

Take a look at the discounts you can get simply by being a CCCBA member!

How I Survived the MCLE Audit - You Could Be Next!

How I Survived the MCLE Audit – You Could Be Next!

The State Bar’s goal is to increase MCLE audits tenfold compared to three years ago, so there is an even greater chance you will be audited within the next five years.

Five Things New/Junior Associates Should Know

Five Things New/Junior Associates Should Know

Have a plan to improve and grow your practice expertise. This includes seeking out and attending continuing legal education opportunities, networking events and mentorship.

"Priority" of Interests in Real Property with Tenant Occupied Foreclosure Properties

“Priority” of Interests in Real Property with Tenant Occupied Foreclosure Properties

Gross and Nativi interpret the law in a manner that protects the interests of tenants and uphold the exercise of police powers in ways that limit private property rights.