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The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that it has concluded its review regarding a burglary and vandalism to Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio’s headquarters in May.

California Western School of Law has elected attorney Michael J. Whitton as a member of its board of trustees.


Contractors, marketing and lots of anniversaries are on the agenda this week for business and professional groups.

The San Diego Law Library on Wednesday hosted a group of international delegates from the National Association of Women Judges, who were visiting San Diego for the NAWJ's annual conference.


The California Solar Initiative ran out of funds for residential solar installations earlier this year, eliminating one way homeowners had been able to offset an installation's cost.

The law firm Fish & Richardson, which has an office in San Diego, announced it will offer one-year, paid fellowships to women lawyers re-entering the legal profession through the OnRamp Fellowship Program.

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association will hold its annual Judicial Officers Mixer on Thursday, Oct. 30, bringing together state and federal judges to mingle with TJSL students, faculty and alumni.


U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) was inspired by Hillary Clinton to enter public service, and Gillibrand wants to provide that same inspiration for other women.


Brown Law Group recently added Arlene Yang as of counsel. Her practice focuses on employment law and litigation.

Casa Cornelia Law Center will name global immigration law firm Fragomen as its “Law Firm of the Year” during the seventh annual La Mancha Awards Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the University of San Diego.

Coming soon to a campaign ad near you: "The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association approves this message."

San Diego Superior Court Judge Christine K. Goldsmith retired Friday after a 27-year tenure on the bench. During her career, she was named San Diego County Outstanding Judicial Officer of the Year in 2008 by the San Diego County Family Law Specialists and earned a Distinguished Jurist Award from the Southern California Chapter of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2003 and 2012.

Former prosecutors Truc Do and Peter Mazza have joined Jones Day's business and tort litigation practice as partner and of counsel, respectively.

Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek has added Tamatha Clemens as of counsel to the firmís family law practice. She has more than 17 years of legal experience in the area of family law. Her practice involves both settling and litigating all types of family law matters.

Brown Law Group recently added Arlene Yang as of counsel. Her practice focuses on employment law and litigation.

Roeling Adams, a client of the California Innocence Project, was released from prison last week after 28 years of incarceration for a crime he did not commit. He was wrongly convicted of a shooting in 1986.

Fish & Richardson intellectual property litigator Juanita Brooks has been named one of the 20 "Most Influential Women in IP Law" by Law360. Law360 recognized Brooks for “playing a key role in a precedent-setting decision on patent re-examination and consistently racking up trial wins.”

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler shareholder Robert W. Frank was recently selected as Best Lawyers' 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" in San Diego for medical malpractice law – defendants. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

The San Diego Legal Secretaries Association will hold its monthly membership meeting 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at The Westgate Hotel. Charles Byrd of McKenna Long and Aldridge LLP will present a seminar titled, "From Judgment to Appeal." The meeting will be preceded by a social hour.


A California Innocence Project client was released from prison last week after 28 years of incarceration for a crime he did not commit.

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