Valley Industry & Commerce Association Celebrates 70 Years Sep 2019

2019 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA).  As one of the foremost business advocacy organizations in Southern California, VICA works tirelessly to enhance the economic vitality of the greater San Fernando Valley region by advocating for a better business climate and quality of life.



Alpert, Barr & Grant is proud to be a [...]


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Sherman Oaks Baseball Academy – 2019 Champions Aug 2019



The Alpert, Barr & Grant family congratulates the Sherman Oaks Baseball Academy’s (SOBA) 11 & Under Team, Champions of the 2019 End of Summer Classic Tournament. The championship game held in Simi Valley went into an extra inning, where the SOBA team earned a 5-4 victory that allowed them to end the tournament with a stellar record of 3 wins, [...]


Gary L. Barr – 2019 SFVBJ Trusted Advisors Award Nominee Aug 2019


Congratulations to Gary L. Barr on his nomination 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 ongoing efforts as outstanding business advisors and commitment to high quality client service and overall excellence. This year’s awards [...]


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San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 200 Most Influential List of 2019 Jul 2019

Congratulations to our own Lee Kanon Alpert and Alexander S. Kasendorf, for their inclusion in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2019 Valley 200 Most Influential List. 



The list is comprised of leaders from various sectors of the community whose involvement, commitment and invaluable contributions help improve the economy and quality of life in the San Fernando, Conejo, Santa Clarita [...]


Jack Koczara Wearing Catcher's Mit
Encino Little League All Stars Jun 2019

The Alpert, Barr & Grant family congratulates Jack Koczara, 11, for his inclusion in the 2019 District 40 Encino Little League 12U All Star Team.  Jack, son of AB&G Counsel Ryan Koczara, has been an avid baseball player since age 5, and is very excited to play in this year’s all-star games.


The love of baseball runs in the family [...]


Alicia Alvarez 2019 Graduation
AB&G Stories: Class of 2019 Jun 2019

At Alpert, Barr & Grant, we believe that one of the firm’s greatest strengths is our people.  We aspire to create an environment that fosters productivity and personal growth, while providing our clients with excellent legal service. Our attorneys and staff are consistently encouraged to pursue programs and opportunities to improve their craft, and expand their knowledge and expertise.

Alicia [...]


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Adam D.H. Grant and Ryan T. Koczara Prevail in Complex Real Estate and Neighbor Dispute May 2019

Adam D.H. Grant and Ryan T. Koczara prevailed in a contentious real estate dispute that pitted neighbor against neighbor in an upscale area of Los Angeles.  Adam and Ryan litigated the matter aggressively right up until the day of trial, dispensing with four different opposing counsels in the process. The matter settled literally the morning of the trial. However, the [...]


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Arlene S. Alpert Recognized By The United Chamber of Commerce May 2019

Congratulations to Arlene S. Alpert, recognized as one of 2019’s Inspirational Women of the San Fernado Valley by the United Chamber of Commerce.  Arlene is a longtime and tireless volunteer at a number of the San Fernando Valley’s many deserving non-profit organizations. 

 

The Inspirational Women of San Fernando Valley Awards recognizes women who have inspired others, and have made [...]


Adam D.H. Grant Prevails with Over $9.1 Million Dollar Judgment May 2019

Adam D.H. Grant prevailed after a three week trial resulting in a judgment of over $9.1 million, including over $1.3 million in punitive damages.  Mr. Grant litigated this complex and contentious matter involving multiple entities and opposing parties for almost five years, before the matter was finally tried.

In her decision, Judge Murphy of the Los Angeles Superior Court Department [...]


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Remi Lee Clevenger May 2019

Gary Barr and his wife, Joy, welcomed their newest granddaughter,  Remi Lee Clevenger on April 21st, weighing 6 pounds 14 ounces.  Remi joins big sisters, Tenley June (almost 3 years old) and Brodie Mae (almost 2 years old) in the growing Barr-Clevenger brood.  She is the Barrs’ fourth granddaughter, and the youngest of their five grandchildren.



Our sincere congratulations to the Barr family, especially to Remi’s parents, Chris and Amy Clevenger.


Alexander S. Kasendorf Recovers Funds for Overseas Client Apr 2019

Congratulations to Alexander S. Kasendorf, who successfully assisted an overseas based client in recovering a significant sum of money wrongfully withheld by prior counsel.   With Alex’s assistance, the client was able to apply for and receive reimbursement through the State Bar of California’s Client Security Fund, a fund that protects consumers who have lost money or property as a direct [...]


AB&G Attorneys Named 2019 Super Lawyers Jan 2019

The January 2019 edition of the Super Lawyers Magazine includes the annual list of attorneys recognized as the year’s best.

     

Lee Kanon Alpert was recognized in the area of Government Relations, Gary L. Barr for Business & Corporate matters, Adam D.H. Grant for Business Litigation and Construction [...]


David M. Almaraz - Partner - 2019
Alpert, Barr & Grant Welcomes David M. Almaraz Jan 2019


Alpert, Barr & Grant is pleased to announce the addition of David M. Almaraz, Esq. to our growing team.

David joins the firm as Partner, and his practice focuses on  real estate litigation (including landlord-tenant law), business litigation, and trade secret litigation.  David is a problem solver who uses all tools and remedies available under the law [...]


AB&G Stories: Celebrating Boss’s Day 2018 Oct 2018

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 [...]


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Alexander Kasendorf at the 2018 VICA Business Forecast Conference Oct 2018

 

 

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 [...]