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Businesses and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.


Juanita Brooks, a principal at Fish & Richardson in San Diego, has been named to Law360’s inaugural list of “Trial Aces” nationwide.

Gerald McMahon, a partner at Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, has been named one of the 10 best attorneys in California by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.


The 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America was recently released.

A key hearing in the case filed against Civic San Diego and the city by a Civic San Diego board member has been postponed until next month.

Callie Bjurstrom, an intellectual property partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in San Diego, will join partner Jack Barufka in leading the firmís IP practice section.

San Diego Superior Court Judge Marshall Hockett is retiring after more than 15 years on the bench.

The San Diego County Bar Foundationís annual “Evening in La Jolla” will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Birch Aquarium.

As San Diego Superior Court prepares to bring a new Family Court computer program online, it will temporarily suspend some of its public phone and computer services.

David Stone, an associate at Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, has joined the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center of San Diego County board of directors.

The San Diego County District Attorney Officeís Consumer Protection Unit helped obtain a $502,200 settlement in a consumer-protection lawsuit brought against the owners of the Walgreens pharmacy chain in California.

Lawyers and others have spilled some ink this year in celebration of one of Western law's watershed events, the signing of the Magna Carta 800 years ago in Great Britain. In commemoration, President Barack Obama, a lawyer himself, proclaimed Law Day USA on May 1. His proclamation reminded us that America “is and always has been a nation of laws.”


In the aftermath of the Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage, the focus of LGBT advocates has shifted to seeking passage of a law providing greater non-discrimination protections nationwide.

The San Diego County District Attorney Office’s Consumer Protection Unit helped obtain a $502,200 settlement in a consumer protection lawsuit brought against the owners of the Walgreens pharmacy chain in California.

As the San Diego Superior Court prepares to bring a new Family Court computer program online, it will temporarily suspend some of its public phone and computer services.


Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.


Callie Bjurstrom, an intellectual property partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in San Diego, will join partner Jack Barufka in leading the firm’s IP practice section.

The San Diego County Bar Foundation’s annual “Evening in La Jolla” will be Saturday, Sept. 19.

San Diego City Councilmember Chris Cate said Thursday he would like to see the city hold off on enforcement action against property owners who permit short-term rentals of their homes or rooms until the city puts clear regulations in place.


An Airbnb host in San Diego faces more than $25,000 in fines for continuing to rent out her property through the website after city officials told her last year that she was violating city code and should cease and desist.