Law Week 2015 continues with a look at the latest real estate and construction legal issues.

  • Hueso/Hughes disclosure bill debated

    A new state law requiring commercial real estate brokers to disclose when they represent both sides of a sale or lease transaction took effect Jan 1, but a related court battle continues to be waged.

  • Legal experts weigh in on city’s suit against Monsanto polluting San Diego Bay

    On March 13, the city of San Diego and the San Diego Unified Port District sued agrochemical giant Monsanto and two related companies for their role in polluting the bay with polychlorinated biphenyls, commonly called PCBs.

  • Real estate groups concerned about Atkins’ affordable-housing proposal

    San Diego’s real estate community is pushing back against a proposed piece of legislation that would increase funding for affordable housing by placing a fee on document recording.

  • How to save California agriculture from itself

    You would hope the worsening drought in California would bring out the best in the state’s politicians, particularly those who profess to care about the waste of taxpayers' money.

  • A homegrown winner: Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge

    With nearly 40 years successfully litigating cases throughout San Diego and California, Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge LLP (KNL&H) brings a high level of expertise and quality to every case, while providing clients with personalized attention and cost-effective solutions. KNL&H focuses on business, real estate, professional liability and "bet-the-company" litigation.

  • In structuring business reorganization, form matters

    Wilshire Courtyard in the “Miracle Mile” is one of the premiere office buildings in that highly desirable section of Los Angeles. Sold at the high point of the market in a complex transaction using substantial debt, the partnership that had legal title to the building ultimately was unable to pay its debts. After a bankruptcy filing that averted foreclosure, ownership of the property was restructured by admitting the debt holders into the partnership in exchange for a modest cash payment and cancellation of the partnership’s debt, reducing the interest of the prior owners of the partnership’s equity to 1 percent.

  • Council debates push for homeowners to pay sidewalk repairs

    After learning that it may cost more than $46 million to fix the city's sidewalks, members of the San Diego City Council's infrastructure committee suggested homeowners and businesses should shoulder more of the burden of repairing their own sidewalks.

  • 'Aerotropolis' construction studied for Gillespie, Brown airports

    A two-part report has been launched to promote industrial, office and retail development surrounding Gillespie Field in El Cajon and Brown Field in the South Bay.

  • CPUC delays SDG&E-Carlsbad hearing

    Division within the California Public Utilities Commission has delayed the hearing for whether a proposed power plant in Carlsbad should be allowed to enter a power-purchase agreement with San Diego Gas & Electric.

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Law Week - 2015

The Daily Transcript honors Law Week with a weeklong series celebrating the business of law. Coverage includes stories on important issues like civil rights, real estate and construction, intellectual property, and legal education.