Articles Tagged With ‘Lawyers’




Bar association investigates prosecutorial misconduct

The California State Bar Association is reviewing the records of 130 prosecutors statewide accused of misconduct, and will consider disciplinary action. [Mercury News] The report by Northern California Innocence Project at the Santa Clara University School of Law found that... (Continue reading)

World without lawyers?

Do you ever wonder what the world would be like without lawyers? A World Without Lawyers – The most popular videos are here From the  Consumer Attorneys of California some of the 169,294 active members of the State Bar of... (Continue reading)

Estate attorney’s actions called into question

Arroyo Grande probate attorney Mike Zimmerman’s actions as the trustee of a large estate led some to question his handling of a more than $2 million estate of an eccentric client. “Zimmerman is, I felt, like a stranger who had come... (Continue reading)

Arnold’s attorney accuses city council of retaliation

Saying “it’s time to take the gloves off,” the attorney for Arroyo Grande city councilman Ed Arnold held a press conference Wednesday morning to reaffirm his client’s innocence and accuse other council members of “retaliation.” Ilan Funke-Bilu told reporters that... (Continue reading)

A bank by any other name

American Principle Bank in San Luis Obispo is planning to change its name to American Perspective Bank in order to avoid litigation by global giant Principal Financial Group. Currently, American Principle Bank officials are waiting for shareholders, expected to meet... (Continue reading)

Former city attorney David Hunt arrested

Police arrested a former Pismo Beach and Morro Bay city attorney on suspicion of felony spousal battery Sunday night in Santa Ana. [OrangeCountyRegister] David Hunt has been serving as the Newport Beach city attorney since December 2008. Police said that... (Continue reading)

Los Abogados de James McKiernan

Spanish Commercial 2009 Birthday Edition The above is not legal advice. That can only come from a qualified attorney who is familiar with all the facts and circumstances of a particular, specific case and the relevant law. From the staff... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews’ top stories of 2009

From government employees abusing the public trust to lending schemes that devastating investors, CalCoastNews readers were the first to get the news about many of the prominent local events of 2009. Lending schemes devastate investors In March, we broke the news that... (Continue reading)

Suspended officer accused of elderly abuse

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo police officer, currently under a criminal investigation for attempting to bring contraband across the border from Mexico, has faced allegations of elderly abuse in the past, CalCoastNews has learned. Interviews with sources in the know... (Continue reading)

Local attorney accused of fraud

By KAREN VELIE Federal bankruptcy court attorneys filed a fraud complaint against attorney Robert “Grigger” Jones, as well as Chris Molina, Daniel Phillips, and the group’s Pejihota LLC for allegedly hiding assets of bankrupt North County developer Kelly Gearhart. Gearhart linked up... (Continue reading)