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Partner Steve Hogan to moderate upcoming 2021 IRS Summit

September 2, 2021

Partner Steve Hogan will be moderating a panel at this upcoming 2021 IRS Summit with discussions on the uncertainties surrounding The US Tax Court’s recent experiences with Conservation Easements, estate planning under Biden Administration, current IRS examination practices and the current state of Minority Interest Discounts in real estate holding companies.

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Troy L. Martin quoted as conservatorship expert by USA Today

July 2, 2021

Troy L. Martin  was interviewed by USA Today to provide analysis of the Britney Spears’ conservatorship and opinions regarding the case’s impact on conservatorship law.  “’But we have a saying in the law that ‘hard cases make for bad laws,’ so hopefully, advocates (of reform) will realize that guardianships and conservatorships play an important role […]

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Steve Hogan and Kurt Schmalz Selected As Super Lawyers For 2021

February 5, 2021

Once again shareholders Steve Hogan and Kurt Schmalz have been selected by their peers as Southern California “Super Lawyers” for 2021.  Both have had the honor of “Super Lawyers” for fifteen years. Hogan was selected in the Estate and Trust Litigation practice area and Schmalz was selected in the Business Litigation practice area. “Super Lawyers” […]

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Kurt Schmalz and Victoria Tsylina Win Summary Judgment for Attorney Client in $5 Million Legal Malpractice Lawsuit

February 5, 2021

Kurt Schmalz and Victoria Tsylina recently won summary judgment for a Los Angeles attorney who had been sued by a former client for legal malpractice in connection with Bankruptcy Court litigation over insurance coverage of asbestos claims.  The lawsuit was filed in November 2018 by Plaintiff Continental Casualty Company, an insurance company, against its former attorney Raymond […]

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Steve Hogan and Kurt Schmalz Selected As Super Lawyers For 2020

March 10, 2020

Once again shareholders Steve Hogan and Kurt Schmalz have been selected by their peers as Southern California “Super Lawyers” for 2020.  Both have had the honor of “Super Lawyers” for fifteen years. Hogan was selected in the Estate and Trust Litigation practice area and Schmalz was selected in the Business Litigation practice area. “Super Lawyers” […]

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