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The main front in the battle over the future of the defunct Escondido Country Club will shift to the courtroom this week after the electoral defeat of Proposition H, which would have allowed up to 430 homes on the golf-course property.

Attorney Olga Álvarez has been named a certified legal specialist in estate planning and trust & probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.


The City Attorney’s office has received a $263,000 grant to fund a team of prosecutors that will handle driving while under the influence of drug and alcohol cases from beginning to end.

Events this week will range from a Veterans Day concert to employment law to a fun run.


Deputy Attorney General Brad Weinreb won the open seat on the San Diego Superior Court Tuesday night.

Brown Law Group has added Vanessa Negrete as an associate attorney.

Escondido voters soundly rejected a Beverly Hills developer’s proposal to build up to 430 homes on the site of the defunct Escondido Country Club, leaving the future of the property unclear.


Le-Mai Dam and Erin Benler-Ward have joined Balestreri Potocki & Holmes as associates.

Paulette Brown, the president-elect of the American Bar Association, will be the keynote speaker at the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association's annual dinner on Saturday.

The University of San Diego and Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México have received a $1.1 million federal grant to launch a bi-national training program for students and law professors.

Deputy Attorney General Brad Weinreb was poised late Tuesday night to win the open seat on the San Diego Superior Court.

Paulette Brown, the president-elect of the American Bar Association, will be the keynote speaker at the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association's annual dinner Saturday. Brown is the first woman of color elected to lead the American Bar Association.

Latham & Watkins recently named Matthew Bush as a partner and named Jeffrey Carlin, Drew Gardiner and James Mann as counsel. Bush, a member of the firmís corporate department, advises both public and private companies, investors and underwriters on corporate matters.

Morgan Petriello has joined Gerson Law Firm APC and will work as a member of the firmís real estate and environmental practice groups. She will represent clients with environmental law matters and those pursuing real estate transactions.

Le-Mai Dam and Erin Benler-Ward have joined Balestreri Potocki & Holmes as associates. Dam specializes in representing owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors and product manufacturers in construction pre-litigation, as well litigation matters involving residential and commercial properties.

Eric Bernsen has joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch as an associate. He specializes in preparing and filing domestic and international patent applications for an array of technologies, with an emphasis on electronics, wireless power and wireless communications.

The San Diego Defense Lawyers will host a lunch Tuesday, Nov. 11, at noon, featuring discussion about the nuts and bolts of preparing a case for an appeal. The SDDL “Lunch & Learn” session will include advice from Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz shareholder Christina Bernstein, solo practitioner Johanna Schiavoni and Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne shareholder Robert Shaughnessy. It will moderated by attorney Pettit Kohn's Valerie Garcia Hong.

Don Rez has been re-appointed to his seat on the University of San Diego School of Law Board of Visitors. Rez, a Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel shareholder, was initially appointed in 2004. He will now serve another three-year term concluding in 2017.

San Diego-based Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) announced Tuesday that Darin Lippoldt has joined its executive management team as chief legal officer.


The San Diego Defense Lawyers will host a lunch next Tuesday featuring discussion about the nuts and bolts of preparing a case for an appeal.

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