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Jesse Gessin certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Law

October 19, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jesse Gessin certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Law

Jesse Gessin, partner, has been certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Law. The State Bar certifies attorneys as specialists who have gone beyond the standard licensing requirements. The program was intended to provide a method for attorneys to earn the designation of certified specialist in particular areas of law, increasing public protection and encouraging attorney competence. In order to become a Certified Specialist, candidates must gain the requisite experience, ...

Jennifer Keller presentation at “Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame” series at the California Lawyers Association annual meeting

October 17, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller presentation at “Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame” series at the California Lawyers Association annual meeting

The California Lawyers Association's (CLA) 2019 Annual Meeting is a three-day event offering connection, industry insights, and business solutions.  Jennifer Keller made a presentation for the “Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame” series on the topic “Being Human in Trial: Establishing a Relationship with Your Jurors.” Listen to a very interesting podcast interview by the Legal Talk Network, discussing Jennifer’s speech: https://legaltalknetwork.com/guests/jennifer-keller/ From the CLA program description: “Lawyers are people but when they get in front of a jury ...

Nahal Kazemi publishes article – Leveraging Diversity – Lessons from War and Diplomacy

October 15, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Nahal Kazemi publishes article – Leveraging Diversity – Lessons from War and Diplomacy

Nahal Kazemi, senior counsel, recently published an article in the Orange County Business Journal's special issue on the "General Counsel Awards." Excerpt from the article, “Leveraging Diversity: Lessons from War and Diplomacy": Orange County’s businesses operate in a diverse environment as part of a global market.  This often means working with employees and partners from different cultures and backgrounds.  Business leaders must develop a cross-cultural advantage to stay competitive.  Corporate counsel also have an ethical obligation as ...

Jay Barron, Senior Counsel, publishes article in Orange County Lawyer

October 08, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jay Barron, Senior Counsel, publishes article in Orange County Lawyer

Jay Barron, Senior Counsel, just published an article in Orange County Lawyer, the official publication of the Orange County Bar Association. Excerpt from the article, “Foxing Your Way to Trial with Statutory Preference": Civil litigation is not for the faint of heart, even when you have a good case. For parties and their attorneys, a civil lawsuit requires preparation, persistence, time, and money. You are only right on the merits if you win. While most cases settle ...

Chase Scolnick to serve on Federal Bar Association, Board of Directors, Orange County Chapter

October 07, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Chase Scolnick to serve on Federal Bar Association, Board of Directors, Orange County Chapter

The Federal Bar Association of Orange County, an affiliate of the OCBA, has announced its 2019-2020 Board.  Our partner, Chase Scolnick, will serve as a director and will assume his duties on November 1st.

Jennifer Keller selected as “Top 100 Lawyer” in California

September 26, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller selected as “Top 100 Lawyer” in California

Congratulations to Jennifer Keller for her selection as a "Top 100 Lawyer" in California! This is Jennifer's 12th appearance on the list published by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals. According to the Daily Journal, "Revered for her versatility and ease in front of a jury, Keller continues to be a go-to trial attorney for difficult cases." READ "DAILY JOURNAL" ARTICLE NEWS RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT  

Jennifer Keller selected for nationwide list of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation”

August 28, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller selected for nationwide list of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation”

Jennifer Keller has been selected by Benchmark Litigation for its annual nationwide list of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation.”  She has been selected annually for the award since 2017. According to Benchmark Litigation: “The Benchmark Litigation ‘Top 250 Women in Litigation’ is the definitive guide to the country’s leading female litigators. This publication’s extensive research process, which encompasses six months of investigation into the individual litigators’ professional activities as well as client feedback surveys ...

Keller/Anderle announcement: Six attorneys selected by Best Lawyers 2019-20

August 21, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Keller/Anderle announcement: Six attorneys selected by Best Lawyers 2019-20

Congratulations to Jennifer L. Keller, Kay Anderle, Jesse Gessin, Chase Scolnick, Shaun A. Hoting and Michael Schachter for being selected by Best Lawyers® 2019-20. Says managing partner Kay Anderle, "As a boutique firm focusing on high stakes business litigation and trials, we realize that having so many of our fifteen attorneys selected for this national honor is quite a rare feat. We believe that some of the best minds in the profession work at Keller/Anderle, a ...

Federal Judge Issues Ruling Affirming Costa Mesa Victory In Sober Living Lawsuit

July 22, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Federal Judge Issues Ruling Affirming Costa Mesa Victory In Sober Living Lawsuit

The City of Costa Mesa sealed its victory in the groundbreaking case involving Yellowstone Women’s First Stop House, Inc. and two other entities after Federal District Judge James Selna ruled in the city’s favor. This latest ruling punctuates the city’s resounding victory in December of 2018 when a jury disposed of most of the Yellowstone case by unanimously agreeing the city’s sober living ordinances are not discriminatory and do not violate the Fair ...

Jennifer Keller selected to the prestigious Chambers USA national ranking of lawyers

July 11, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller selected to the prestigious Chambers USA national ranking of lawyers

Jennifer Keller, a nationally promi­nent attorney at Keller/Anderle LLP in Irvine, has been selected to the prestigious Chambers USA national ranking of lawyers.  Jennifer was recommended for General Commercial Litigation, Band 2, in California, and Nationwide/USA for Trial Lawyers.  Only 41 California commercial litigators were recommended across all bands, and only 51 trial lawyers in the United States. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the country and is considered to be among ...

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