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The Frost Firm's attorneys have successfully represented victims of financial and fiduciary fraud, and elder financial abuse in federal and state courts -- including probate courts, and high stakes arbitrations before FINRA, JAMs and AAA.

Eric Bernsen has joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch as an associate.

Real estate and construction are the big topics this week for business and professional groups.


Latham & Watkins has named Matthew Bush a partner in its San Diego office and named Jeffrey Carlin, Drew Gardiner and James Mann as counsel.

Morgan Petriello has joined Gerson Law Firm APC and will work as a member of the firm’s real estate and environmental practice groups.


Don Rez has been re-appointed to his seat on the University of San Diego School of Law Board of Visitors.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has signed a restructuring support agreement (RSA) with nearly 90 percent of its bondholders that reduces its debt by two-thirds ($87 million) and reduces annual cash flow obligations by half ($6 million).


Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith has added Michael Lees as a partner.

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is a busy man. In addition to being a law professor at Stanford and his recent confirmation as a state Supreme Court justice — a role he’ll begin in January — he has served as a legal adviser in 10 areas for two presidents and has two young children.

When is a court not like court? The answer to this riddle is: When it’s the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This special court was imbued with special powers when it was created by Congress in 1982, including the authority to hear appeals from the federal district courts in essentially all patent cases.

Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith has added Michael Lees as a partner.

The Association of Business Trial Lawyers-San Diego (ABTL) is hosting its first-ever Mock Trial Tournament between San Diego's three local law schools: California Western School of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and the University of San Diego School of Law. The preliminary rounds will be held at California Western on Nov. 7-8 with the final round to be held downtown at the Edward J. Schwartz U.S. Courthouse on Monday, Nov. 10.

Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge recently added Genevieve Ruch as an associate. Previously, she worked at Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman, concentrating on legal issues related to nationwide mortgage-backed securities class actions. She also worked as a legal intern for NBC Universal in Los Angeles.

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutzís eighth annual Employment Law Symposium will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Del Mar. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m.

Sandler, Lasry, Laube, Byer and Valdez LLP partner Richard Valdez has been appointed to the San Diego County Fair board of directors. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law since 2008 and a partner at Sandler Lasry since 2000. He was a partner and associate attorney at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch LLP from 1991 to 2000.

National lenders engaged Gerson Law Firm APC for representation in closing more than $150 million in commercial and multi-family loans in September 2014, according to the firm's managing principal, Gordon Gerson. 


The Association of Business Trial Lawyers-San Diego (ABTL) is hosting its first ever mock trial rournament between San Diego's three local law schools: California Western School of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and the University of San Diego School of Law.

The San Diego law firm of Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge recently added Genevieve Ruch as an associate attorney.

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday will vote whether to hire outside counsel for up to $250,000 for the sexual assault claims against former San Diego police officer Donald Moncrief.


Business and professional groups around San Diego will host speakers, mixers and expos this week.

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