July 27, 2015
On August 10-11, 2015, San Mateo County Law Enforcement Training Managers Association ("SMCLETMA"), San Mateo County Communications Managers Association ("SMCCMA") and South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium ("SBRPSTC") are presenting a two Day Instructor Development Workshop at the College of San Mateo. During this 16 hour course, Los Angeles Manning & Kass partner Mildred K. O'Linn will present a session entitled "Training Liability Issues."
July 21, 2015
The Manning & Kass Employment Team, led by Los Angeles partner Liz Murphy, recently prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of the firm’s client.
July 16, 2015
On July 16, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, Manning & Kass partner Mildred K. O'Linn, a recognized expert in the use of force, appeared on a Public Records Panel co-presented by Southern California Public Radio Station KPCC and the First Amendment Coalition. The title of the panel was, "Pulling Back the Blue Curtain" subtitled, "When should we have access to police records?"
July 16, 2015
Mildred K. O'Linn, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Manning & Kass as well as former officer and certified law enforcement trainer, has authored an informative editorial titled "Cops are Not Ninjas," published in the July 16, 2015, issue of Police Magazine.
July 15, 2015
On July 15, 2015, Daily Journal published an editorial written by Los Angeles associate Tony M. Sain, entitled "Emerging Exception to Pitchess discovery requirements."
July 7, 2015
Two Manning & Kass attorneys have been selected as 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers and three as Super Lawyer Rising Stars. They are: 2015 Super Lawyer Mark A. Hagopian, 2015 Super Lawyer David V. Roth, 2009–2015 Rising Star Peter C. Catalanotti, 2009–2015 Rising Star Madonna A. Herman, 2009, 2013–2015 Rising Star Jennifer L. Supman.
July 7, 2015
The California Supreme Court Approves the Emerging Custodial Government Agency Exception to the Pitchess Procedural Requirements for Peace Officer Personnel Records
In July 2015, the California Supreme Court unanimously decided a criminal case appeal that also had unexpectedly significant implications for public entities' administrative operations and their defense of civil actions, particularly given its intersection with the Pitchess privileges governing discovery and disclosure of peace officer personnel file information.
July 1, 2015
Manning & Kass partner Mildred K. O'Linn, along with associate Courtney Robinson Arbucci, obtained a defense verdict for the City of Fresno after thirty five minutes of jury deliberation.