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Stone | Dean Honored as a 2018 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles Stone | Dean Law is proud to announce our selection as a Best Place to Work in Los Angeles, 2018. The awards ceremony and program was created in conjunction with Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) and Best Companies Group. The rankings and …


Kristi Dean Presents Fair Competition and Playing the Litigation Game to IIAB-OC Kristi Dean presented back-to-back seminars to the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Orange County (IIAB-OC) today, August 9, 2018. Both presentations were offered in-person in a classroom setting and online via webinar. Qualifying attendees received 3-hours of Continuing Education credit for their …


Working After Clocking-Out: California Supreme Court Rules Against Starbucks, Holds Regularly Occurring Work Time is Compensable By Robyn McKibbin, Esq. Douglas Troester is a former shift supervisor for Starbucks Corporation. He sued Starbucks on behalf of himself and other non-managerial employees who performed closing tasks from mid-2009 to October 2010. Starbucks’ software required Troester to …


Stone | Dean Welcomes Tim Ceperley, Of Counsel, to Legal Team We’re excited to announce the latest addition to Stone | Dean’s legal team: Attorney Tim Ceperley, Esq. Tim’s spent over 30 years working in commercial litigation, representing clients from across a wide sector of the Los Angeles business community. He’s assisted his clients in …


“Thank you Mr. Lawyer!” Gregg Garfinkel Attends Dearborn Elementary School Career Day Transportation Attorney Gregg Garfinkel spoke to students during Career Day at Dearborn Elementary this week, inspiring young minds to consider a career in law. Other attendees included doctors, nurses, college representatives, and former athletes. Thanks to Gregg, and all involved, for attending Career Day. …


New ABC Independent Contractor Test Will Likely Spur More Wage & Hour Class Actions By Robyn McKibbin, Esq. Labor laws and regulations govern employees’ wage rates, work hours and other working conditions. Employees are also subject to various federal and state payroll taxes. Independent contractors, however, are not entitled to the protections of the wage …


Kristi Dean Presents Dropping the Ball to PBA’s Probate & Trust Law Section Kristi Dean, Managing Partner, is gearing up to provide a special Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Course to the Pasadena Bar Association. The presentation of Dropping the Ball: Risk Transfer and Unrealized Expectations from Insurance Coverage for Trust Owned Residences, will take place on Monday, …


Visit Stone | Dean’s Exhibit at IIAB’s I-Day, 2018 Stone | Dean’s attorneys will be exhibiting at IIAB’s I-Day, 2018 this Wednesday, March 7th. Find us at booth #513. I-Day is one of LA’s largest gatherings of Insurance professionals, executives, brokers, and agents. The event is hosted by the Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, and Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena …


January Legal News Roundup By Marleigh Green & Matthew Harvey All the best news in California, Business, Employment, Insurance, and Transportation for January, 2018.  California News The Supreme Court is being asked to revisit a 1992 decision to not enforce sales taxes on online purchases. The attorneys arguing for the law to be overturned claim …


Gregg Garfinkel’s War Story of the Missing Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Specially Featured in Super Lawyers – Southern California 2018 Super Lawyers Editor-in-Chief, Erik Lundegaard, interviewed Gregg Garfinkel, Esq. following his video War Stories with Garf. Their conversation regarding a $400,000 baseball card claim was chronicled in the latest Super Lawyers Magazine for Southern California, which you can find here: http://digital.superlawyers.com/superlawyers/lxsl18/MobilePagedReplica.action?pm=2&folio=24#pg24 Gregg Garfinkel, …

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