Press from hearing in Commission on Judicial Performance v. Howle

The linked article discusses the November 3 hearing in the case Commission on Judicial Performance v. Elaine Howle, et al.  California Judicial Watchdog Gets Let Up on Secret Records The Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP) is an independent st… Read More
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K&W picked as one of Top Boutique Law Firms in California

Kerr & Wagstaffe is proud to be named as one of the Daily Journal’s Top 20 Boutique Law Firms of 2017.  The award acknowledges our “victories in a number of high-profile cases while often facing off against attorneys from much larger firms,… Read More
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Jim Wagstaffe teaches appeals to the BALF

On October 28, 2017, K&W Partner Jim Wagstaffe presented a day-long seminar on state and federal appeals to the Bay Area Legal Forum.  Jim provided “how to” tips and descriptions of state and federal appellate practice to a large audience of… Read More
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National book tour for The Wagstaffe Group's Federal Practice Guide

LexisNexis recently published an online federal practice guide from The Wagstaffe Group, also available in three volumes.  Along with Jim Wagstaffe, several lawyers at K&W have contributed chapters, including Ivo Labar, Adrian Sawyer, Frank Busc… Read More
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Insurance claim help for Nor-Cal fire survivors

In the wake of the disastrous wildfires in Northern California, Kerr & Wagstaffe has updated its website with new information for insurance policyholders.  The firm’s Insurance Law Coverage website provides guidance on common insurance q… Read More
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Information for Nor-Cal fire disaster victims

The linked article from the San Francisco Chronicle contains helpful guidance for victims of the Northern California fires. K&W partner Ivo Labar is quoted with suggestions on dealing with insurance issues. 6 things fire disaster victims should d… Read More
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Press coverage of our win in Hyatt

The articles linked below cover our win in Gilbert Hyatt v. Betty Yee, et al, case number 15-15296, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  The Court’s opinion, filed September 26, 2017, can be found here. 9th Circ. Won’t… Read More
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Firm defeats appeal in Hyatt tax challenge

The firm represents the State Board of Equalization in a case brought by noted inventor Gilbert Hyatt against the Franchise Tax Board and State Board of Equalization challenging the constitutionality of the tax proceedings that lasted more than 22 ye… Read More
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Shingle Springs Band of of Miwok Indians victorious in multimillion-dollar lawsuit

The linked article by Globe Newswire discusses the California Court of Appeal for the Third District’s opinion in Sharp Image Gaming v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. The Court ruled that Sharp Image’s breach of contract claims… Read More
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Kerr & Wagstaffe obtains settlement with City of San Francisco

The linked article by the San Francisco Chronicle discusses a settlement between the Pacific Rod and Gun Club and San Francisco resolving environmental claims arising from the Club’s operation of a skeet shooting facility on the shore of Lake Merce… Read More
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