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Bill Earley, a former McKenna Long & Aldridge partner, will take over as CEO of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross on July 14.

The San Diego Law Library will hold its fifth annual Lindley Law & Comics event Tuesday, July 22, from noon-1 p.m. This year's theme is "Creative Nightmare: Creator's Rights, Licensing, and Work for Hire."

Eleven attorneys from Duckor Spradling Metzger Wynne were recently named to American Lawyer Media's inaugural "legal leaders" list. The DSMW attorneys earning recognition are Gary Spradling, Scott Metzger, John Wynne, Bernard Kleinke, Li-An Leonard, K. Jill Osmars, Anna Roppo, Michael Reed, Bryn Spardling, Douglas Lytle and James Chodzko.

A new legal consulting company, called Law Leaders Lab, recently opened to help lawyers, law firms and legal service providers develop strategies to strengthen their practices, grow their businesses, and communicate value to clients.


The Supreme Court has declined to intervene in the long-running dispute over a war memorial cross in San Diego before a federal appeals court has its say.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held companies with religious objections don't have to pay contraceptive coverage for its employees, opening up the possibility of future exemptions, according to some analysts.

Recent U.S. Supreme Court cases Myriad and Mayo shook up the patent world by ruling that naturally occurring products and laws of nature are not patent-eligible.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the Mount Soledad cross case, but that doesn't mean the high court won't eventually have its say, according to local law professors.


David S. Rose, a veteran law enforcement officer at the University of California, San Diego, has been appointed chief of police at UC San Diego effective June 30.

San Diego attorney Bill Earley has been named CEO of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross, the group announced Friday.


As restaurants nationwide will soon face FDA pressure to reduce sodium levels, as announced by the federal agency last week, Healthy Dining president and founder, Anita Jones-Mueller, praises the many Healthy Dining restaurants that already participate in the exclusive Healthy Dining Sodium Savvy program.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has taken some heat over its backlog, and even more criticism after coming out with examiner guidelines reflecting the Myriad and Mayo Supreme Court rulings without first seeking public comment.

Collaboration between the public and private sectors is key to addressing the region's pressing health care issues, according to a group of industry experts at a recent Daily Transcript roundtable discussion sponsored by McKinney Advisory Group.


Minimum-wage increases, family leave amendments and the potential for marijuana legalization are some of the changes employers should be on the lookout for, a local employment law attorney said.

The San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) is the recipient of the 2014 American Bar Association (ABA) Partnership Award in recognition of the SDCBA's Diversity Fellowship Program.

Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield attorneys Robert J. Francavilla and Angela Jae Chun this week secured a $5.4 million verdict for client John B. Hendrickson against the U.S. government following a four-day trial.

Rowe Allen Mullen LLP changed its name at the beginning of the month to Rowe Mullen LLP and moved its office. The firm is now located at 3636 Nobel Drive, Suite 215, San Diego, 92122.

Three former Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek partners recently formed a new law firm focused on the needs of licensed professionals called Witham Mahoney & Abbott LLP.

San Diego attorney Jeremy Roth has been recognized in the newly released "Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys," an annual list compiled by Human Resources Executive magazine and new media company Lawdragon.

Fish & Richardson was ranked in the top 15 percent of law firms for diversity, according to the 2014 American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard. Fish was ranked 33 out of 223 firms, based on the number of minorities in its offices.

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