At AB&G we believe that good work should be recognized. A compliment for a job well done, a high five, a fist pump, or a simple word of thanks goes a long way.
Usually recognition flows down from the higher-ups, but it really works both ways. Those at the top also need affirmation. They need to know that their [...]
The Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) held its annual Business Forecast Conference on Friday, October 26th at the Universal City Hilton.
Alpert Barr & Grant Partner Alexander S. Kasendorf served as moderator for “The Mission Continues,” a panel discussion about California’s ambitious climate goals and its effects on businesses and ratepayers in our region. Panel members [...]
Congratulations to Alexander S. Kasendorf on his appointment to the Board of Trustees of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association (SFVBA). It was an evening of recognition, fun and entertainment as Alex and the other incoming officers and trustees of the SFVBA were installed at a gala held on October 6th at the El Caballero Country Club. Alex’s Alpert, [...]
Adam D.H. Grant competed at the Ironman 70.3 Superfrog in Imperial Beach, San Diego County on Sept. 16th. Adam, an accomplished triathlete who completed his first Ultraman competition in February 2018 and has over thirteen Ironman races under his belt, finished strong in the half Ironman distance triathlon. As what has become tradition, Adam wore his Alpert, Barr & Grant racing gear to the race.
Alpert, Barr & Grant’s Ryan Koczara attended the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles on September 17th. Ryan’s wife, Alexis, works in the entertainment industry and is a member of the Casting Society of America. Alexis works on various shows, including Black-ish and Fuller House.
An article by Gary L. Barr and Heidi S. Hart was published in the September 2018 edition of Valley Lawyer Magazine, the official publication of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. The article titled, “Partnership Agreements: A Cautionary Tale,” discusses the laws that govern partnerships, and ways to protect yourself and your business from the pitfalls associated with these [...]
We are pleased to announce that Adam D.H. Grant prevailed with a defense verdict in a contentious breach of contract case following a 7-day jury trial in Ventura County Superior Court.
The matter began in 2014 with allegations of fraud, negligence, breach of contract and claims for damages in excess of $100,000.00 against the principal and [...]
Congratulations to Gary L. Barr on his becoming a finalist for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Trusted Advisors Awards. This annual event honors attorneys, accountants, business bankers, insurance professionals and wealth managers in the greater San Fernando Valley region for their commitment to high quality client service and overall excellence.
In 2014, partner Adam D.H. Grant [...]
Congratulations to Lee Kanon Alpert and Alexander S. Kasendorf, for their inclusion in the 2018 Valley 200 List. The Valley 200 is an annual list prepared by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal which recognizes the San Fernando, Conejo, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valley’s most influential people.
The list is comprised of leaders from various sectors of the [...]
Alpert, Barr & Grant is a firm rooted in the community. As a long-time leader and supporter of innumerable community based projects and organizations, the firm promotes a culture of volunteerism and altruistic acts.
Crystal Cumatz, a fairly new member of the firm, did not set out to become involved in her community of Granada Hills. However, through a [...]
Adam D.H. Grant was featured in the June 2018 edition of the ABA Journal magazine. In an article by Danielle Braff titled, “Building A Niche Law Practice Rewards Extra Work, Special Training,” Adam discusses how he first recognized the need for, and developed his mobile app law and online and digital privacy practice.
In 2009, while using a fitness [...]
Alpert, Barr & Grant is pleased to announce that Adam D.H. Grant and Ryan T. Koczara recently prevailed on a motion for terminating sanctions filed against a defendant who defrauded a client.
As part of the ruling, the trial court struck the defendant’s answer and entered his default. This result is rare, as oftentimes less severe sanctions are levied. [...]
The June 2018 issue of Valley Lawyer Magazine features an in depth article about the Valley Bar Mediation Center (VBMC). The VBMC is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to educate the public about the benefits of mediation, and provides low cost, high quality alternative dispute resolution services.
The closure of the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) [...]
The Alpert, Barr and Grant Family congratulates Noah Kasendorf, 10, for his inclusion in the 2018 Sherman Oaks Little League All Star Team. Noah, son of AB&G Partner Alex Kasendorf, has been an avid baseball player since age 4, and recently finished his Minors season at Sherman Oaks Little League with the Braves. The Braves won two playoff games [...]
Alpert, Barr and Grant is proud to share “Drum As You Are,” a short film about a Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls in Los Angeles, run by Mona Tavakoli. We are proud that a member of the AB&G family is featured in this film. Jaiya Davis (in denim overalls), daughter of Alpert, Barr & Grant’s own Leah Browitt attends [...]