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Stone | Dean Featured in LA Daily Journal’s Top Verdicts Two cases involving Stone | Dean clients were featured in the Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Verdicts and Settlements’ Top Verdicts! Scroll down to find case summaries for both cases, or click below: Paul Briggs v. Ralphs Grocery Company, Defense Verdict Monika Solomon v. Safeway, Inc., Settlement:$2 Million …


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. …


The Love-Hate Relationship With Your Attorney By Kristi Dean, Esq. When I made the ominous decision to go to law school at the idealistic age of 22, I believed that the practice of law was sacrosanct. After all, I grew up in the era of Perry Mason and Ben Matlock; 12 Angry Men and To Kill a …


Administrative Professionals Week Kicks-Off at Stone | Dean Happy Administrative Professionals Day to all the secretaries, receptionists, accountants, and staff who work hard every day to make their companies great! Our firm’s attorneys know that our support-staff is truly what allows them to be so efficient and effective, and we truly appreciate every member’s contribution …


Gregg Garfinkel to Present at the CA Moving & Storage Association’s (CMSA) Annual Convention Gregg Garfinkel is excited to be speaking at the 99th Annual California Moving & Storage Association (CMSA) Convention at the Westin, Mission Hills on May 2-7, 2017. He will be offering insight to transportation industry professionals such as owners of Trucking Companies, Warehousing …


Peeps in Law: Dan White on-trial for the Murder of Harvey Milk & George Moscone Every year the American Bar Association Journal hosts “Peeps in Law,” a diorama contest featuring famous scenes recreated with Peep marshmallows. Find the gallery of Peeps here: http://www.abajournal.com/gallery/peeps2017/ 2017’s Peeps in Law features a Stone | Dean entry—our first—which recreated the scene …


Litigants Need Lawyers: The Pitfalls of Pro Per Plaintiffs By Leslie Blozan, Esq. Litigators enjoy trials, or at least they enjoy winning trials. Trial practice is generally known to be one of the more stressful specialties within the legal profession. Within the framework of civil procedure rules and rules of evidence, practitioners understand the technicalities …


Social Conscience Committee Partners with Kids Movement Stone | Dean partnered with Kids Movement this week to provide lunches to under-privileged persons living on Skid-Row in Downtown LA. The firm donated 91lbs. of ham and turkey lunch meat which was used to make 2000 sandwiches that were distributed by-hand. Each lunch bag contained a sandwich, …


But Officer, That’s Not My Cow In the improbable world of litigation, the most remarkable situations arise.  For example, the case of the wandering cow.  In the early hours of the morning, outside of Bakersfield, an unbranded, black heifer wandered onto a rural highway.  The 2008 recession hurt small livestock operations.  Between the California drought …

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