Top 10 Things to Know About the Upcoming Court Reorganization

Assistant Presiding Judge Morris Jacobson held a Town Hall Meeting at the ACBA on August 19th to introduce his vision for reorganizing the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. By the time the Court completes transition in the middle of 2017, there will be a number of changes.

We’ve compiled a list below of the top 10 things to know (so far) about the Court’s upcoming reorganization for those who were unable to attend.

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Keeping Up with SEO and Social Media: July Roundup

There was a lot going on in the month of July. With an assortment of tips on improving your mobile website, suggestions for beefing up blog content, and plenty of articles on what to do (and what not to do) as you continue to solidify your firm’s rankings, it would have been easy to miss some of the top articles from the past few weeks. Fortunately, as always, the meatiest posts have been curated for your after-the-fact perusal.

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Outside Iskanian’s Reach: Keeping PAGA Claims Alive in Federal Court

Here’s the scenario: You file a wage and hour class action in California state court, including a Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) claim. The defendant removes the case to Federal Court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (“CAFA”) and then waves an arbitration agreement at the judge in its motion to dismiss. The judge reviews the agreement, notes a class waiver, and sends you off to arbitrate your client’s claims on an individual basis.

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