In the News: Gary L. Barr and Alexander S. Kasendorf May 2017

The May 1st edition of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal featured an interview with Gary Barr and Alexander Kasendorf regarding the firm’s recent victory in the California Court of Appeal.   The article provides a brief background on the case involving a family in disarray that brought suit against the lender, the beneficiary of the loan, the trustee, and [...]

Lee and Arlene Alpert, Honored by Child Development Institute May 2017


Congratulations to Arlene and Lee Kanon Alpert, Child Development Institute’s (CDI) 2017 “Sweetheart” Heart of Gold Honorees.  The Alpert’s are long-time and dedicated CDI supporters, whose tremendous community involvement has been recognized by numerous organizations through the years.


Child Development Institute (CDI) is a not for profit organization whose mission is to help all children reach their full [...]

Adam D.H. Grant Article Published in California Lawyer Magazine Apr 2017


An article by Adam D. H. Grant and Eden Gillott Bowe titled “Don’t Destroy the Attorney-Client Privilege!” was published in the April 2017 edition of the California Lawyer Magazine.


The article discusses the importance of preserving attorney client privilege by properly structuring the relationship between attorney, client and other strategic consultants involved in matter at hand, like a [...]

Gary Barr and Alexander Kasendorf Prevail in Complex Appellate Case Apr 2017

Alpert, Barr & Grant is pleased to announce that Gary Barr and Alexander Kasendorf prevailed for the firm’s client before the Court of Appeal, in a lawsuit alleging improprieties in the client’s loan servicing practices.


The trial court entered judgment in the client’s favor by sustaining a demurrer without leave to amend. The Plaintiffs appealed the judgment, but in [...]

Adam D.H. Grant Rides with Power of the Pedal at Bike MS: Coastal Challenge 2017 Mar 2017


Adam D.H. Grant,  MS Society National Board Member Tom Regal and the Power of the Pedal Bike MS Team, including Wendy Regal, successfully completed Bike MS: Coastal Challenge 2017 held on March 25th.   The Power of the Pedal team has been a staunch supporter of the MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society for many years, and through their involvement have [...]

Southwestern Law School Recognizes Alumni Given 2017 Super Lawyer Distinction Feb 2017


Southwestern Law School alums, Gary L. Barr (’77) and Adam D.H. Grant (’90), were recently recognized by the school for earning the distinction of Super Lawyers for 2017.


Southwestern takes pride in its long-established tradition of excellence and service to the legal profession and the community.  The recognition as Super Lawyers not only upholds this tradition, but also [...]

Adam D.H. Grant, Clark County Bar Association Featured Speaker Feb 2017


Adam D.H. Grant was the featured presenter at a successful and well-attended seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada titled “Cyber Fraud & Attacks: What You Need to Do & Know!” presented by the Clark County Bar Association, Bank of Nevada and Depo International on February 3, 2017.   Adam gave practical information about the benefits and concerns of dealing with [...]

In the News – Data Privacy and Protection Feb 2017


Our Partner, Adam D.H. Grant, an expert in the field of digital privacy and data breach laws, was quoted by Yahoo! Finance News and other news organizations, through an article by Globe Newswire, regarding the recent incident involving PIP Printing.


With over 25 years of legal experience, Mr. Grant represents and advises a myriad of organizations, businesses and individuals alike in matters of data security and breach, online privacy issues and litigation.


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Gary Barr, Speaker at SFVBA’s 20th Annual MCLE Marathon Jan 2017


Gary Barr was a featured speaker at the San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s 20th Annual Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Marathon held at the Braemar Country Club on Friday, January 13th. Gary and his co-presenter, Wesley Hampton of Narver Insurance, spoke about Ethical Considerations and Partnership Agreements in Starting, Operating and Exiting the Practice of Law.

The [...]

Alexander Kasendorf, VICA Board of Directors Vice Chair Jan 2017


Congratulations to our partner and long-time Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA) member, Alexander Kasendorf, who was elected as Vice Chair of the 2017 VICA Board of Directors and will concurrently serve as the organization’s treasurer.


VICA is a business advocacy organization that works to effectively represent and ensure the San Fernando Valley’s business perspective will be heard [...]

What You Need to Tell Your Clients About Their Website and Mobile App Dec 2016



An article by Adam D.H. Grant was published in the December 2016 edition of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. The article titled, “What You Need to Tell Your Clients About Their Website and Mobile App,” discusses laws that may apply to different types of web and mobile presence, as well as often overlooked [...]

Camp Carry 2016 – Coalition for At Risk Restoring Youth Nov 2016



Adam Grant was a featured speaker at Camp CARRY 2016, an event hosted by the Coalition for At-Risk Restoring Youth (CARRY). The camp is a part of the group’s Esteemed Growth program which gives participants the opportunity to develop their self-esteem and social skills through participation in self-esteem workshops, social skills training, healthy [...]

Valley 200 – San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Most Influential List Nov 2016


Congratulations to our own Lee Kanon Alpert, honored as one of the San Fernando Valley’s Most Influential People by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ). The Valley 200 List recognizes the exceptional leadership, indefatigable community involvement and exemplary professional accomplishments of the honorees, including their contributions in helping build a more vibrant local economy and making the [...]

Cyber Fraud & Attacks: What You Need to Do & Know! Nov 2016

Adam D.H. Grant will be the featured speaker at a seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada presented by the Clark County Bar Association, Bank of Nevada and Depo International on February 3, 2017.  The seminar titled “Cyber Fraud & Attacks: What You Need to Do & Know!” will discuss the benefits and concerns of dealing with digital data, tips to avoid [...]