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July 14, 2015

Golba v. Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (2015) 238 Cal.App.4th 1251

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Download Publication The Fourth District denies a class action attorney fee award to an out-of-state attorney who was not admitted pro hac vice. Leslie Golba was the class representative in a case against Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. based on Dick’s practice of requesting personal information from consumers during credit card transactions. The settlement provided class […]

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January 16, 2013

People ex rel. Herrera v. Stender 2012 WL 6808475

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Download Publication The First District upholds an injunction against an out-of-state attorney and his law corporation for aiding and abetting another attorney’s unlicensed practice of law, in violation of California Law. Christopher Stender became a shareholder in Martin Guajardo’s law practice.  After a name change to “Immigration Practice Group, PC,” (“IPG”), it became a registered […]

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March 11, 2003

Olson v. Cohen (2003) 106 Cal.App.4th 1209

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Download Publication A law corporation that fails to register with the State Bar of California is not required to disgorge legal fees where there is no allegation that any client either relied upon the existence of a corporate entity or was injured by the law corporation’s delinquency. David K. Olson and other clients of Baruch […]

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