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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

2018 SFVBA Gala.
Alexander S. Kasendorf Appointed to the San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s Board of Trustees Oct 2018


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, [...]

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Adam Grant at Ironman 70.3 Superfrog San Diego Sep 2018


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.


Congratulations, Adam!

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AB&G Around Town: 70th Primetime Emmy Awards Sep 2018

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.

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Gary L. Barr and Heidi S. Hart Published in Valley Lawyer Magazine Sep 2018


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 [...]