Agnieszka K. Adams is an associate at Roisman Henel LLP in Oakland. Agnieszka recently accepted her first pro bono case through VLSC, and we asked her to share a little bit about herself and her experience working on the case.
VLSC volunteer are truly amazing – especially our 2014 award recipients: Casey Williams; Pamela Ross; Agnieszka Adams; Phillip Campbell; Nikki Clark; Rachel Dodson; Amy Erb; Eric Handler; Élan Consuella Lambert;
Summer Nastich; Matthew Quiring; Kevin Shipp; Patricia Gutierrez de Sunseri; and Priya Sivadas.
Please join us on May 21, 2015 at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Oakland to celebrate their service to our community!
This is the eighth article in the ongoing series on trial evidence by Tim Hallahan.
Oakland-based litigator Erin Smart recently made her first donation to VLSC, and has also joined us as a volunteer at our Family Law Clinic. We asked Erin to tell us a little bit about herself and why she decided to become a VLSC supporter.
We’ve got an exciting month of programs and socials at the ACBA! Please join us for our NCAA finals, Environmental Regulators and Spring Open House social events, and register today to reserve your spot in our excellent selection of MCLEs!
Earlier this month, Google sent the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) world into a frenzy when they announced, “Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results.”
This article is part of an ongoing series designed to give our members an opportunity to learn more about their colleagues. Members are chosen at random and asked to respond to a set of ten questions.
The current rules establish an individual net worth standard of $1,000,000 (excluding the value of the principal residence) and an alternative annual income standard of $200,000 per year for an individual and $300,000 for a married couple. These figures have gone without adjustment since 1982; it is estimated that over 12,000,000 US individuals are now accredited under these guidelines.
It seems like an obvious conflict: an employee claims that she has a disability and is qualified and able to work at a job. She complains of discrimination because the employer terminated her because of her disability. Yet, in practically the same breath, she applies for disability benefits, insisting that she is unable to work and is therefore entitled to benefits. She should be estopped from one of those claims, right?
This article originally appeared in the ACBA Business Law Section February 2015 Newsletter. Effective as of 2012, the California legislature amended California corporate law to add two new categories of […]