Gary L. Barr Elected Treasurer of the California Manufactured Housing Institute Apr 2015

 

 

We congratulate Gary L. Barr on his election as Treasurer of the California Manufactured Housing Institute (CMHI) for 2015. Gary has been an active member of CMHI for over 20 years and has served in different capacities, including two terms as Chairman of CMHI’s Board of Directors. This year, he was also appointed as Chair of the Legislative [...]


Southwestern Law School Recognizes Alumni for 2015 Super Lawyer Distinction Mar 2015

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 2015.

 

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 establishes [...]


Super Lawyers 2015 Jan 2015

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We are proud to announce the selection of

 

Lee Kanon Alpert

Partner

Super Lawyer

 

Gary L. Barr

Partner

  Super Lawyer

 

Adam D.H. Grant

Partner

Super Lawyer

 

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Lee Kanon Alpert, Elected to WHCC Board Jan 2015

Congratulations to Lee Kanon Alpert who was elected to a three-year term as Board Member of the Woodland Hills Country Club (WHCC). Mr. Alpert and his wife, Arlene, are long-time WHCC members and have participated in a number of committees and groups through the years. Recently, Mr. Alpert served on WHCC’s Legal Task Force where he readily contributed of his [...]


Gary Barr at the SFVBA’s 18th Annual MCLE Marathon Jan 2015

Gary Barr presented at the San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s 18th Annual Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Marathon held at the Braemar Country Club on Friday, January 16th.  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 Annual MCLE Marathon provides legal [...]


Lee Kanon Alpert on SPOSFI News – January 2015 Edition Jan 2015

An article written by Lee Kanon Alpert was published in the January 2015 issue of the SPOSFI News, the official publication of the Small Property Owners of San Francisco. In his article titled, “Property Access Rights Can Become an Issue Between Abutting Neighbors,” Lee writes about how property owners may perform maintenance and repair when neighbors deny access through their properties.

 

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Alexander Kasendorf Re-Elected to VICA Board of Directors Dec 2014

Alexander Kasendorf was re-elected to the Valley Industry and Commerce Association’s Board of Directors at the organization’s 65th Annual Meeting held at the Warner Center Marriott on December 11th. This is Alex’s third consecutive term in this capacity. He also continues to serve as Chairman of VICA’s Government Affairs Committee.

 

We congratulate all of VICA’s newly elected 2015 Board of Directors and Officers.


Gary L. Barr Presents at Annual Estate Planning Boot Camp Dec 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, Gary Barr was a speaker at The Sydney Law Firm Estate Planning Boot Camp in Woodland Hills. His presentation about Property Ownership and Tax Reassessments included valuable information about different forms of ownership and types of transfers exempted from tax reassessment. As in years past, the annual event was well attended by over 70 financial planners and accounting professionals.


Lee Kanon Alpert Published in SPOFSI News – October 2014 Edition Nov 2014

An article written by Lee Kanon Alpert was published in the October 2014 edition of SPOFSI News, the official publication of the Small Property Owners of San Francisco. In his article titled, “Destructive Napa Earthquake Brings Issue of Owner Liability to Tenants to the Forefront,” Lee writes about property owner liability in the event of a natural disaster and ways they may mitigate and minimize their exposure before the next ‘Big One’ hits.



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Alexander Kasendorf – 2014 Santa Clarita Valley 40 Under Forty Nov 2014

We are proud to announce that Alexander Kasendorf has been recognized as one of Santa Clarita Valley’s 2014 Class of 40 Under Forty by the Junior Chamber International (JCI).

 

 

The JCI 40 Under Forty is an annual event that honors 40 young adults in the Santa Clarita, San Fernando and Antelope Valleys who are exemplary business [...]


Alexander Kasendorf Featured Presenter at Los Angeles Paralegal Association Conference Oct 2014

Alexander Kasendorf was a featured speaker at the 38th Annual Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA) Conference held on Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Alex presented, “How to Develop an Effective and Ethical Social Media Policy for Your Firm,” regarding how to create and implement an effective and beneficial social media policy that will help guard against abuse and potential legal pitfalls.


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Acts of God: Who’s Liable? Oct 2014

An article written by Lee Kanon Alpert was published in the October 2014 edition of the Apartment Owners Association of California’s Magazine. In his article titled, “Acts of God: Who’s Liable?” Lee writes about property owners’ liability in the event of a natural disaster and how they may protect their businesses and properties should such events occur.

 

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Adam Grant at 2014 Phoenix Mobile Festival Oct 2014

 

Adam D.H. Grant spoke at the 2014 Phoenix Mobile Festival held last September 27th. Adam’s presentation titled, “Defining Privacy in the Era of the Internet of Things,” was well attended and well received by the festival attendees.

 

The Phoenix Mobile Festival is a conference for Mobile Enthusiasts, Developers, Designers and Entrepreneurs whose goal is to bring [...]


O Brother, Where Art Thou? – How New Laws Are Governing the Collection and Use of Geolocation Information Inside Apps by Adam D.H. Grant Sep 2014

Trying to find out where someone is located is valuable information for businesses and attorneys, but there are new laws winding their way through Congress which directly impact how this information is obtained.

In 2000, George Clooney appeared in the Joel and Ethan Coen comedy titled O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Coen brothers’ movie created the [...]


Alexander Kasendorf nominated for the 2014 JCI of Santa Clarita 40 Under 40 Sep 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Alexander Kasendorf, nominated for the 2014 Junior Chamber International (JCI) of Santa Clarita 40 Under 40 Award.

 

JCI 40 Under 40 is an annual event that recognizes 40 young adults in the Santa Clarita, San Fernando and Antelope Valleys who are exemplary business and community leaders. Previous honorees include [...]