3366 ABA Journal California articles.
Two law firms known for their class action practices have filed a new lawsuit that blames Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for the November fire that killed at least 88…
Dec 7, 2018 7:05 AM CST
Dec 6, 2018 11:17 AM CST
A California lawyer and his wife were convicted Monday of extortion and other charges for a series of suits and offers to settle against several small businesses owned by minorities…
Dec 4, 2018 12:56 PM CST
Nov 29, 2018 2:20 PM CST
The ABA has announced new legal assistance hotlines for victims of California wildfires in Butte, Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
The number for fire victims in Butte County is 1-800-345-9491,…
Nov 19, 2018 11:16 AM CSTnews release.
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A Los Angeles judge has ordered lawyer Michael Avenatti to pay $4.85 million to a former contract lawyer at his now-defunct law firm, Eagan Avenatti.
Avenatti was accused of breaching…
Oct 24, 2018 10:02 AM CDT
A San Francisco judge has slashed a punitive damages verdict by about $211 million in a lawsuit claiming the weed killer Roundup caused a groundskeeper’s cancer.
Judge Suzanne Ramos Bolanos…
Oct 23, 2018 12:53 PM CDT
The State Bar of California’s Committee of Bar Examiners voted Friday to approve state accreditation for Thomas Jefferson School of Law, an ABA-accredited institution that has been on probation since…
Oct 22, 2018 12:07 PM CDT
Oct 18, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
A San Francisco judge on Wednesday criticized a lawyer’s closing argument as she considered cutting a $289 million jury award to a groundskeeper who blamed Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer for…
Oct 12, 2018 7:15 AM CDTan amicus brief Tuesday asking the California Supreme Court to affirm a decision critical of that state's bail schedule.
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