On May 2, 2011, an Orange County jury rendered a complete defense verdict for Adam D.H. Grant’s clients after a two-month trial. The plaintiff filed a Motion for a New Trial, a Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict and a Motion to Tax a cost bill Mr. Grant submitted on behalf of his clients as the prevailing parties. Mr. Grant filed a Motion for Attorneys Fees. The Court denied all of the plaintiff’s motions and granted Mr. Grant’s motion, awarding his clients 100% of all attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in the four year matter.
On June 26, 2011, Adam Grant participated in and finished his seventh Ironman distance triathlon.
Adam D.H. Grant and Alexander S. Kasendorf prevailed on an Anti-Slapp Motion, saving the client time and money as the case moves forward.
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Arbitration or the Code of Civil Procedure: Which Is More Likely to Bar Your Claim?
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ENCINO, CALIF.–Gary L. Barr recently made a presentation at an estate planning seminar on the different forms of real property ownership and real property tax reassessment and transfer issues under California’s Proposition 13. Gary made the presentation at The Sydney Law Firm Estate Planning Boot Camp in Woodland Hills. Gary spoke before approximately 70 accountants and financial planners.
ORANGE COUNTY, CALIF.–On May 2, 2011 after four years of contentious litigation, an Orange County jury returned a defense verdict in a matter alleging embezzlement and self-dealing (International Space Optics, S.A. vs. Hamasaki, Orange County Superior Court Case No. 07CC04325).
International Space Optics (ISO), a Costa Mesa, Calif.-based importer and seller of lenses and cameras, filed a complaint on [...]
Gary L. Barr was profiled in the latest issue of the California Manufactured Housing Institute’s “ManuFacts.” Barr was recently named chairman of the board of CMHI, the second time he has held that position. CMHI is a non-profit professional and trade association representing builders of factory-constructed homes, retailers, financial services, developers and community owners and their supplier companies. As part [...]
Gary L. Barr was elected chairman of the California Manufactured Housing Institute (CMHI) Board of Directors at this month’s CMHI annual convention in Temecula. He has been a director of the organization’s Financial Services Division for 19 years and previously served as CMHI board chair for two years. CMHI is a non-profit professional and trade association representing builders of factory-constructed [...]
“California Financial Law Update” was the topic of a panel discussion with Gary L. Barr at the Manufactured Housing Institute’s (MHI) Legislative Conference & Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. on March 14. MHI is a national housing organization focusing on industry finance, legal and government relations issues. The panel was part of MHI’s Finance Lawyers Committee program.
For the third straight year, Gary L. Barr has been named a Super Lawyer. Barr was acknowledged for his legal expertise in business, real estate, banking and construction litigation. The Super Lawyers’ selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only 5 percent of attorneys are selected as Super Lawyers.
Lee Kanon Alpert was a panelist at the fourth annual 2011 International VerdeXchange California Conference and Expo in January at the University of Southern California. Mr. Alpert and panel members discussed how cities are integrating sustainable planning, design and technology to create new low-carbon city buildings. He spoke at the last several years’ conferences as well. Approximately 500-650 delegates, including industry leaders and procurers involved with renewable energy, energy efficiency, transmission, alternative fuel vehicles, clean water and green building, from throughout the world attended the conference.