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    Burke Williams & Sorensen and Wulfsberg Reese & Colvig are pleased to announce their merger.  Effective September 1, the combination adds to Burke the Wulfsberg firm’s nationally-recognized major construction litigation and counseling practice, together with its broad experience in complex commercial litigation, arbitrations, and trials.  Expanding its Oakland office to more than thirty lawyers, Burke will now have over 100 attorneys, with offices in nine locations throughout California, including Los Angeles, Oakland, Orange County, the Inland Empire, Marin County, Palm Desert, San Francisco, the Silicon Valley, and Ventura County. Read More
  • January 2015 Prison Break - Correctional Liability Update
    When Inmate Speech Spawns a Bill: Mumia Abu-Jabal's Commencement Speech
    Liar Liar: A Look at California's New Requirement for Polygraph Tests for Sex-Offenders
    How NOT to Handle Heroin Withdrawal: A Lesson Learned by a New Hampshire Jail
    Responding to a Third-Party Deposition Subpoena: How One Simple Step Can Protect an Officer's Privacy Rights and Minimize the Risk of Liability to an Agency Read More
  • NMTC - Is It For Me? The Federal New Markets Tax Credits Program And How To Use It For Your Public Agency Read More
  • December 2014 Prison Break - Correctional Liability Update
    Legal Alert on Taking DNA from Arrestees: People v. Buza
    Connecticut Lawsuit Brings National Attention to the Misuse of RLUIPA
    Getting into the Holiday Spirit
    Menefield v. Foreman: Appeals Coordinators Can Exercise Discretion When Screening Duplicate Inmate Appeals
    Ongoing Litigation Series: The Person Most Knowledgeable Deposition Read More
  • Significant Changes to the FEHA: Are You Prepared for 2015? Read More