• October 22, 2017

    Got Pot?

    In California, a property claim for loss of marijuana involves a controlled substance that is allowed by state law for recreational use (under the recently-passed Proposition 64), but that remains banned by federal law. Is the property...

    Continue reading
  • October 02, 2017

    Mediation: The Unfortunate Demise of the Joint Session

    Mediation is a valuable tool to resolve cases in lieu of protracted litigation and trial. Years ago, almost all mediations began with a “joint session” – an introductory meeting attended by all participating parties and the mediator. In...

    Continue reading
  • September 20, 2017

    The Professional Life of Bob the Pipeline Inspector

    In July, the First District Court of Appeal published its opinion in Energy Insurance Mutual Ltd. v. Ace American Insurance Co. (2017) 14 Cal.App.5th 281 (EIM), which addressed the question: What does it mean to be a “professional”? Or,...

    Continue reading

Click to dismiss dialog