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Business events in the coming week include a talk on healthy buildings, an annual barbecue and open house, and a forum on open space.

The law firm Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz is partnering with the San Diego Paralegal Association (SDPA) and the Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego (FALSD) to host a Women’s Suit Drive Sept. 22-26.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law missed a June payment on the bonds it used to finance the construction of a new campus facility in downtown San Diego in 2011.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is seeking applicants for the Citizens’ Review Board on Police Practices, which reviews serious citizen complaints against San Diego police officers, as well as officer-involved shootings and deaths of prisoners or suspects in custody.


Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP announced Thursday the addition of two trusts and estates attorneys to its San Diego office.

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. has added attorneys Guillermo Escobedo and Jennifer Santa Maria as shareholders in the firm’s San Diego office.


While social media has changed a lot of things about the legal profession, certain ethical guidelines remain firm.

David Titus has joined Cooley LLP as a senior vice president of business development in its San Diego office.

The Bernard E. Witkin Award ceremony is returning this year and will be held Oct. 9 at the San Diego Law Library.

Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch senior counsel Eric Swenson has been named the 2014 recipient of the prestigious V. Judson Klein Award by the taxation section of the State Bar of California.

Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel shareholder John Engel has been appointed to serve a one-year term as co-chair of the commercial transactions committee of the State Bar of California’s business law section.

Couture for a Cause, an annual fashion show put on by the legal community to benefit Voices for Children and STAR/PAL, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6-9 p.m. at the San Diego Hall of Champions.

David Titus has joined Cooley LLP as a senior vice president of business development in its San Diego office.

Klinedinst shareholder Heather Rosing was sworn in as vice president of the State Bar of California Saturday during the organization's annual meeting in San Diego. She will serve for 2014-15 term.

Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield partner Wendy Behan was sworn in as president of the California Women Lawyers last Thursday at the organization's 40th anniversary annual dinner. She will serve a one-year term as the head of the only statewide bar association for women in California.

The Bernard E. Witkin Awards ceremony will return this year and be held Oct. 9 at the San Diego Law Library.

Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch senior counsel Eric Swenson has been named the 2014 recipient of the prestigious V. Judson Klein Award by the taxation section of the State Bar of California.

Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch recently added three new associates: David Jones, Tracie Stender and Michelle Wells.

The San Diego Legal Secretaries Association will hold its monthly membership meeting Monday, Sept. 22, at The Westgate Hotel. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. preceded by a social hour.

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler shareholder Clark Hudson will be chairing the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC) San Diego Litigation Conference at the Lodge at Torrey Pines Sept. 19-20. The conference will focus on the status of the courts, civility, defending catastrophic claims, and trial tactics.

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