April 25, 2018
Firm founding partner Tony Ellrod, was chosen as a 2017-2018 Top Attorney as published by Pasadena Magazine.
April 23, 2018
Manning & Kass is pleased to announce that three attorneys in our Phoenix office have been included on the 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers List. Partner Richard Mack was selected for the Super Lawyers List for the tenth time, while Partner Debora Verdier and Phoenix Managing Partner Robert Zelms were selected for the sixth and second straight years, respectively. In addition, Associate Catherine Barnard was named to the 2018 Southwest Rising Stars List.
April 13, 2018
Founding Partner Eugene Ramirez has been appointed to a four-year term on the newly created Public Safety Commission of San Marino. This commission, formally created by the City Council at its Feb. 14 meeting, will primarily concern itself with analyzing the city’s needs as it relates to providing assistance to law enforcement, fire response and emergency services.
April 11, 2018
Los Angeles Partner Mildred K. O'Linn, an expert in law enforcement liability defense and use of force, was recently interviewed by NBC News on a newly proposed bill changing California law on use of force. This proposal comes on the heels of the recent officer involved shooting in Sacramento, which has revitalized the debate between the Graham "objectively reasonable" force standard and a subjective standard based on an ultimate finding that the force was "necessary."
April 3, 2018
Dennis B. Kass and Laura McAdams won a defense verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court last month, in a personal injury case brought by a plaintiff whose demands and alleged injuries grew as the trial progressed. The victory spared our clients, who are nearing retirement age, from the nightmare of losing their life savings to a spurious, multi-million dollar injury claim.