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For a quarter of a century, John Bolduc's career has revolved around law enforcement, ranging from studies at the FBI National Academy to working as police chief in rural Minnesota to heading the Port of San Diego's Harbor Police.

Cole Casey, senior partner at Casey & Wood, says his entry into the field of defending people facing Driving Under the Influence charges was unplanned.

Attorney Joshua David Gruenberg says his firm does a thorough job screening the cases that come its way and moves forward with only those it believes are solid.

Lynne Lasry has taken on cases in a variety of subject areas, ranging from civil rights to murder-for-hire matters, in her more than 30 years as an attorney.

Andrea Kaplan Russell has been promoted to partner at Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge.

Employers should consider updating their reimbursement policies for when employees’ use their personal cellphones for work in light of a California Court of Appeals decision.

The Price Philanthropies Foundation has awarded California Western School of Law's Community Law project a $21,500 grant for its legal clinic in City Heights.

The law firm Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP changed its name effective at the start of 2015 to reflect the addition of partner Jack Leer to the firm's name.


As of Jan. 1, 2015, the duty of a real estate agent to disclose in writing his or her representation of a buyer, seller, tenant and/or landlord, including any dual agency relationship, in residential real property transactions extended to transactions involving commercial real property. By its supporters, the amended disclosure law has been touted as "significant," "putting teeth in a new protection," and no less than "changing the face of commercial realty in California." For those who read the law and know the industry, however, all of the ballyhoo over the additional disclosures is enough to leave an agent scratching his or her head.


Trial courts would be the main beneficiaries of Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $181 million spending increase for the state’s cash-strapped judicial branch.

The San Diego Law Library later this month will begin hosting an exhibition looking at how Pres. Abraham Lincoln utilized the U.S. Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War — the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties.

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP associate Adriana Ochoa has been elected board president of the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund.

Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz announced Tuesday that Christina Cameron has become a shareholder of the firm.

Catherine Hanna-Blentzas has been named a shareholder of Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel.

Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP has added Amelia Sanchez as senior counsel.

Gomez Trial Attorneys has hired Deborah Dixon as a senior trial attorney to handle litigation of complex matters, including class actions.

The San Diego Law Library later this month will begin hosting an exhibition looking at how President Abraham Lincoln used the U.S. Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War ó the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties.

Fisher & Phillips LLP's legislative and benefits update for 2015 early in February will include information on the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate.

The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators will host a 5K walk/run to benefit StandUp for Kids on Jan. 31. The event will begin with registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m at Embarcadero North. The race will begin at 8:45 a.m.


San Diego Superior Court Judge Thomas P. Nugent announced Friday he will be retiring after 17 years on the bench.

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