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Stone | Dean’s Firm Summer Outing 2017 Last week, our staff got together and brought out their inner-Picasso at Paint Night, hosted at Chablis Food + Wine in Tarzana. This year’s annual firm summer outing featured great wine and appetizers as well as some even greater painting! Everyone was instructed on how to recreate a beautiful …


Stone | Dean Staff Summer 2017 This summer we asked our wonderful support-staff and attorneys to share their summer with the world! Leading up to our firm outing last Friday, everyone took part in decorating our break room with their summer photos. Awards were given for the best photos, and voted on by office staff. …



If you build it, they will come: The Steps to Starting a Successful Business By Alex Knaub, Law Clerk This article was prompted by a frustrating conversation I had with one of my more-imaginative friends. Changing the names to protect the guilty (and the frustrating), leaves us with Steve Poppyseed. Steve is a fine young man; …


Fool’s Gold: Details are Bigger than Dollars By Alex Knaub, Law Clerk “I’ll give whatever price you ask, but I set the terms.” I heard this years before I handled my first business sale. At once, my mind began to wonder how someone could make such an offer without knowing anything about the business, its …


Wearable Technology: We Use It to Track Ourselves But is it Tracking Us? By Alex Knaub, Law Clerk Wearable technology takes many forms:   “Smartwatches” like Apple Watch, activity trackers such as Fitbit, GoPro wearable cameras, and location trackers like Tile are all the rage.  We live in the future where a small device that you …


Why? Retirement for Business Owners By Alex Knaub This is the second article of a series for business owners contemplating retirement.  The first installment raised more questions than it answered.  With the ultimate question being, what do I want? What you are trying to accomplish with retirement is likely not a dollar amount.  The dollar …


What Do You Really Want? Retirement for Business Owners By Alex Knaub Small business owners inevitably reach a point in their lives when selling their business becomes a reality. Planning is important for the retirement stage in a business owners’ life, but most people don’t like planning for the end. Hopefully, after reading this short …


Experience Modifier (X-Mod) Changes coming to California Employers, January 1, 2017 By Ben Green From the Desk of Kristi Dean: Clients and friends, though I have been practicing law for over three decades and managing a business for many of those years, I still have a hard time understanding  how workers compensation premiums are calculated.  …


PERSONAL INJURY/PREMISES LIABILITY/DANGEROUS CONDITION Gregory E. Stone and Angela M. Jones represented Ralphs’ Grocery Company in the case of Eric Guinea v. Ralphs’ where plaintiff claimed Ralphs (dba Food 4 Less) violated its policy by failing to maintain a restroom he allegedly slipped in. After 2 hours of deliberation, the jury returned a verdict for the …

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