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Gary L. Barr was named a Super Lawyer for 2010. Barr also received the honor in 2009. To be selected as a Super Lawyer, attorneys must first go through a peer-nomination process. The background and experience of each nominated candidate is then evaluated for professional achievement. Candidates are then grouped by practice area and final selections are made on a point basis. Only 5 percent of attorneys in a state are selected as a Super Lawyer. Barr, with nearly 32 years of legal experience, focuses his practice on civil and commercial litigation involving real estate, banking, business and construction.
Lee Kanon Alpert was a panel member discussing “Regional & Local Sustainability Initiatives: Political Action towards Green Growth” at the VerdeXchange Conference in Los Angeles on January 25, 2010. The conference brought together leading and innovative technology, energy, financial and regulatory green marketmakers from the private and public sector.
January 2010 — Gary L. Barr, principal with the Encino law firm of Alpert, Barr & Grant, has been selected a member of the California State Bar’s Business Law Section’s Consumer Financial Services Committee. The committee, made up of leading attorneys representing consumers and financial institutions, sponsors continuing education seminars for lawyers wishing to stay current on consumer finance issues and evolving legislation.
In an October 22 decision, the First District Court of Appeals laid out a methodology for determining lien priorities when inconsistent lien priorities exist in non-judicial foreclosure sales, Wells Fargo Bank et. al. v. James Neilsen (A122626, San Mateo County Superior Court No. CIV 465331).