Charges Dropped In Firebomb Case
Siskiyou Daily News - April 23, 2003
The successful result of my legal defense of a client charged with attempted murder and firebombing was reported on the front page of the Siskiyou Daily News.
Murder Suspect Released On Own Recognizance
Siskiyou Daily News - August 3, 2001
After a plea agreement was reached on behalf of a client I defended against murder charges, the Siskiyou Daily News reported her release on her own recognizance that same day.
Bank of America Beaten In Lawsuit By Customer Challenging Forced Arbitration of Disputes
Cal Law - March 3, 2000
In a case having potential implications nationwide for the banking industry, and a David versus Goliath situation (my client, a college student versus Bank of America), my client prevailed over Bank of America as reported in Cal Law.
Landmark Maritime Law Decision Reported in WALL STREET JOURNAL
The Wall Street Journal - February 11, 1998
The Wall Street Journal reported on this case in which I successfully represented a shipping company, which defeated the narrow interests of insurance defense attorneys, in a lawsuit where attorneys for U.S. insurance companies were seeking to compel all foreign shipping companies to litigate claims, regarding damages to goods shipped by sea, in U.S. Courts, regardless of where the damage occurred, or the home country of the ship involved or of its owners. The court's decision, which pleased American shipping companies since it "makes American shipping companies more competitive", had significant financial implications that prompted the inclusion of this article in the The Wall Street Journal.
Coast Guard's Unjustified Charges Against Marine Pilots Reported in Journal of Commerce
The Journal of Commerce - May 21, 1993
When the Coast Guard brought unjustified charges against California State Marine Pilots alleging cheating on their federal licensing tests, The Journal of Commerce reported on the case. As the article quotes me explaining, "These aren't inexperienced people, . . . they've been sailing for years" and "They did not engage in misconduct and are not involved in a conspiracy. We are dumbfounded as to why the charges were filed. The facts are not there."