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August 15, 2014

BURKE, WILLIAMS & SORENSEN AND WULFSBERG REESE & COLVIG ANNOUNCE THEIR MERGER

John J. Welsh, H. James Wulfsberg

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.

March 12, 2014

Burke Delivers! BWS Obtains Favorable Ruling on Behalf of San Jose Unified School District in Charter School Zoning Case

Brian M. Affrunti, John R. Yeh

The San Jose Unified School District has prevailed in a lawsuit against the Santa Clara County Board of Education challenging the County Board's January 23, 2013 resolution attempting to exempt a Rocketship Education charter school from local zoning requirements.