Tharpe & Howell, LLP is a proud sponsor of the Proposition 65 and Green Chemistry Annual Conferences to be held in San Francisco, California, on September 15 and 16, 2014. Featured at the conferences will be leading legal and industry experts who will address what businesses can expect from the amended Proposition 65 Warning Regulations, updates on the Labor Code Listing Mechanism, and the level of proof the OEHHA uses when reviewing Authoritative Bodies listings. Topics will also include chemicals on the horizon that industry and business leaders should be aware of, how to act proactively while proceeding with business More
Tharpe & Howell, LLP will be an exhibitor at the California Coalition on Workers’ Compensation Legislative and Educational Forum, to be held at Disney’s Grand California Hotel on July 22-24, 2015, in Anaheim, California. At this 13th annual conference, human resources, health and safety, and risk and claims management professionals will share diverse perspectives on important issues affecting California Workers’ Compensation litigation and business practices. Firm Partner David Binder and others in the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Defense and Employment and Labor Law Practice Groups will be personally manning Tharpe & Howell’s exhibition booth, and look forwarding to sharing interesting strategies More
Tharpe & Howell, LLP will be an exhibitor at the Professionals in Human Resources Association – California HR Conference to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, from August 31 through September 2, 2015. With more than 2,000 practitioners, presenters, and providers in attendance, this conference is the 2nd largest regional conference in the nation and features top legal and HR professionals who will be sharing their knowledge and experiences about the challenges faced by HR leaders in today’s litigious environment. Firm Partner Sherry Shavit and others on the employment litigation team will be personally manning Tharpe More
Firm Associate Zena Kalioundji has been designated as a “Rising Star” by the Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star Edition. Please join us in congratulating Ms. Kalioundji for this well-deserved standing! Ms. Kalioundji is an Associate in the Firm’s Sherman Oaks office. Her practice focuses on general litigation, including complex civil litigation, subrogation, employment and labor law, business litigation, premises liability, insurance, and contracts. Ms. Kalioundji is experienced in all phases of civil litigation, including trial work.
“Use of Social Media Evidence in Litigation” was written by Firm Partner Robert M. Freedman to help business and legal professionals understand how trending social network communications can be used as evidence during the litigation process. Published in the Spring, 2015, edition of the Journal of American Law, this article discusses various types of social media evidence available in today’s tech-savvy world, as well as pitfalls to avoid when harnessing social media postings for admission in court. When commenting on the article, Circuit Court Judge Catherine L. Heise wrote “As a trial judge in the criminal division of a busy metropolitan More