After turmoil, firm reconstitues as Daugherty Lordan LLP
By David Houston
The new leadership plans to proceed more quietly and focus on growing client relationships, a firm spokesperson said.
Establishing protocols for videoconference depositions
By Scott E. Boyer
As several recent cases illustrate, the remote nature of videoconference depositions has also lent itself to deposition abuses...
U.S. Supreme Court, Torts/Personal Injury
Fear and trembling with apologies to Kierkegaard
By Arthur Gilbert
Even if the results AI achieves are helpful, its use may foster the atrophy of the human creative brain. If this happens, our ...
Ediscovery, California Supreme Court
California Supreme Court Review: May 2023
By Nicole J. Kim, Yoona Lee, Andrew S. Ong
If the Court sides with the trial court and PricewaterhouseCoopers, it could open up the door for litigators expanding the gro...
Torts/Personal Injury, Insurance
Extrinsic evidence may be used to defeat application of insurance policy exclusion
By Peter S. Selvin
Insurance company wrongfully conflates duty to defend with insured’s potential liability in third party action. On appeal, the...
Civil Procedure, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Cryptocurrency sector arbitration provisions create jurisdictional uncertainties when applied to consumer claims
By Shawn Shaffie, Ibrahim Ati
Legal professionals practicing in the cryptocurrency sector must keep jurisdictional challenges in mind, particularly when dea...
Ready to deploy new technologies to simplify your work? In this upcoming webinar, legal tech experts will offer guidance in le...
California International Arbitration: Coming of Age
WATCH NOW: Gain insight into the current dramatic expansion of international arbitration in California. This knowledge is ess...
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Featuring: Hon. Kevin R. Culhane (Ret.), Hon. Risë Jones Pichon (Ret.), Hon. Glen M. Reiser (Ret.)
Although most arbitrators apply rules when the contract is silent, some California arbitrators (especially retired California ...
Real Estate, Community News
Advocacy groups bicker over who caused minority homelessness in Los Angeles
By Skyler Romero
Attorneys for the L.A. Alliance for Human Rights accused the Los Angeles Community Action Network of having a hand in shaping ...
The scope of arbitration clauses
In a recent Ninth Circuit opinion applying California's a...By Patrick Burns, Gary A. Watt
The AI revolution: transforming the practice of law and why attorneys need to adapt
Several prognosticators have predicted a seismic shift in...By Kevin A. Adams
How to minimize complications when arbitrating real estate disputes
With the proliferation of contract forms requiring arbitr...By Bernard M. Resser