Gary L. Barr Recovers Attorney Fees In Real Estate Partnership Dispute Nov 2011

Gary L. Barr recently recovered much of the attorney fees for his client in a case involving a business dispute between partners in real estate investments.

Mixing Business With Passion Nov 2011

Los Angeles Daily Journal


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Alexander S. Kasendorf Receives Jaycees 2011 Helping Hand Award Nov 2011

Alexander S. Kasendorf receives Jaycees 2011 Helping Hand Award.
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Alpert,Barr & Grant Participates In “Light The Night Walk” Nov 2011

For the sixth year, Alpert, Barr & Grant employees and friends took part in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Light The Night Walk.” The walk took place October 22 in Warner Center Park.
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Lee And Arlene Alpert Honored By Haven Hills Domestic Violence Center Oct 2011

Lee Kanon Alpert, his wife Arlene and their family received the Community Hope Award from Haven Hills on Sept. 21 at a Tribute of Hope gala at the Globe Theatre in Universal City.
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Lee And Arlene Alpert Honored Oct 2011

The Forward Press

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Lee Kanon Alpert Article On Legal Ethics Appears In The Bottom Line Aug 2011

An excerpt from an article that Lee Kanon Alpert prepared for the Los Angeles Daily Journal appeared in the August 2011 issue of The Bottom Line, the publication of the California Bar’s Law Practice Management and Technology Section.


Titled “More Than Just Rules,” it discusses the importance of following the guiding principles of ethics from the moment potential clients inquire about services.


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Gary L. Barr And Terry Sternberg Co-Write ADR Provisions Article Aug 2011

Alpert, Barr & Grant’s Gary L. Barr and Terry M. Sternberg, a Woodland Hills real estate litigation attorney, co-wrote “Still Searching for That Safe Harbor, Revising Your ADR Provisions: Look Before You Leap.” The article appeared in the Summer issue of Points of Interest, the official publication of the California Mortgage Association. The article discusses a recent California Supreme Court [...]

Adam D.H. Grant Wins All Post Trial Motions Jul 2011

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.

Adam D.H. Grant Finishes 7th Ironman Triathlon Jul 2011

On June 26, 2011, Adam Grant participated in and finished his seventh Ironman distance triathlon.

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Adam D.H. Grant And Alexander S. Kasendorf Win Anti-Slapp Motion Jul 2011

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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Adam D.H. Grant Authors Daily Journal Article On Arbitration Limitations Jun 2011

Arbitration or the Code of Civil Procedure: Which Is More Likely to Bar Your Claim?
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Gary L. Barr Presents At Seminar On Real Property Ownership And Tax Issues May 2011

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.

Adam D.H. Grant Obtains Defense Verdict In Contentious Orange Country Embezzlement Case May 2011

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 Featured In CMHI Publication Apr 2011

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 [...]