Jesse Gessin and Jay Barron featured in “The Value of a Strong Narrative” article

January 03, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jesse Gessin and Jay Barron featured in “The Value of a Strong Narrative” article

Jesse Gessin, Partner and Jay Barron, Senior Counsel, were featured in the January 2019 issue of Attorney Journals Orange County.  Excerpt from the article “The Value of a Strong Narrative”:

“Trials are a matter of inches. Provided you develop and follow a strong narrative and don’t allow yourself or your team to deviate from that narrative, you’re in a significantly stronger position for earning that ‘big win’ for your client,” says Jesse Gessin, Partner, of Keller/Anderle LLP.

The firm’s commitment to that philosophy proved successful in Howard v. Howard, which involved a combination of distinct subject matters: an elder abuse case and a legal malpractice/breach of fiduciary duty/constructive fraud case. The many challenges the attorneys faced included what is often called a “case within a case,” in which the matter being tried depends on a dissection of the underlying legal representation that led to the alleged malpractice. In Howard v. Howard the underlying legal matter involved highly complicated trusts and estates transactions.

The case was well underway when Keller/Anderle was brought in, a situation fairly common with this firm …


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