Join The Daily Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the eighth annual Young Attorneys honor. View the finalists here.

  • SB 496 expands whistleblower protection

    An employee informs his boss that the company's new and wildly successful marketing campaign violates a local ordinance -- is he safe from being fired? In 2013, California statutes would not have prohibited retaliation against this whistleblowing employee, but starting in 2014, state law changed to further protect employees who disclose their employer's unlawful activity.

  • Sony sends letter demanding news outlets stop using hacked data

    Sony Pictures Entertainment’s lawyers sent letters asking news organizations to stop writing articles based on stolen documents released by hackers seeking to interrupt the release of the comedy “The Interview.”

  • Experts have mixed feelings about job market for recent law school grads

    The job market remains challenging for recent law school graduates and industry experts are split over whether it is improving in the San Diego area.

  • Man trying to find Ronaldo to sue over underwear

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A Rhode Island man is trying to sue Cristiano Ronaldo in a dispute over an underwear line, but he can't get to the international soccer star.

  • The Daily Transcript honors promising Young Attorneys in San Diego

    San Diego County law firms maintain a competitive edge by attracting top attorneys as well as grooming outstanding young talent. In this special publication, The Daily Transcript recognizes the San Diego legal community’s up-and-coming stars with the eighth annual Young Attorneys honor.

  • US Patent Office revises eligibility guidelines

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has re-issued interim guidelines that provide its interpretation of the Supreme Court decisions in Mayo Collaborative Services v Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. (2012) and in the Ass’n for Molecular Pathology v Myriad Genetics, Inc. (2013), as well as the recent Supreme Court decision in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int’l. This guidance supersedes the March 4, 2014, eligibility guidance for claims involving laws. The guidelines provide a framework for patent examiners to identify subject matter that is or is not patent eligible under § 101 of the U.S. Patent Statute.

  • California Western receives national award for community service

    California Western School of Law has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for 2014. This is the fifth consecutive year that the law school has been named to the president’s honor roll, having been named to the honor roll with distinction in four of those five years.

  • Family sues over fatal shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

    CINCINNATI -- The family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer as he held an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday charging negligence and violation of the man's civil rights.

  • Female attorneys making inroads in top roles at private law firms

    Women hold a greater percentage of associate and partner positions at San Diego County law firms than a year ago, but still are far less represented in the private sector than in the public sector.

Profiles

  • Shustak & Partners, P.C. Congratulates 'Young Attorney' Finalist George C. Miller, Esq.

    We are pleased to announce that our senior associate, George C. Miller, Esq., has been named a finalist for the San Diego Daily Transcript's "Young Attorneys" list.

  • Frost Firm - Craig Wendland

    Before attending law school, Craig Wendland worked as a biochemist in San Diego's flourishing biotechnology community. He graduated with honors from University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in molecular and cell biology, and then worked for pharmaceutical powerhouses Pharmingen, Inc. and Becton Dickinson.

Archived Reports

Young Attorneys - 2013

Join The Daily Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the seventh annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2012

Join the Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the sixth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2011

Join the Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the fifth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2010

Join the Transcript as we recognize this year's up and coming legal stars with the fourth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2009

Join us as we recognize the rising stars in San Diego's legal community.

Young Attorneys - 2008

The Daily Transcript honors San Diego County's promising Young Attorneys.

Young Attorneys - 2007

Get a closer look at these up-and-coming legal professionals, as nominated by other practicing attorneys and selected by a judging panel of legal experts.