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Financial Poise™ Announces “Common Deal Points in Commercial Agreements” of the “Business Law Dumbed Down” Webinar Series Available On Demand Through West LegalEdcenter

By Hoge Fenton | 06.21.2017 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the on demand release of a new webinar “Common Deal Points in Commercial Agreements: Commonly Recurring Negotiation Spots,” designed to introduce attorneys and business owners to the basics of corporate and commercial law. Moderator Peter Feinberg of Hoge Fenton joins panelists from firms including Jones Day, Jaspan Schlesinger, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer and Tenneco, Inc to discuss commercial contracts and how a business owner can help protect their business. This Financial Poise webinar series holistically considers the dizzying array of choices and issues faced in corporate and commercial law. Individuals (and entities) face these from the outset of the business until the termination of interest. This series primarily considers (1) issues of entity choice and locale, (2) capitalization and governance, and (3) common and important issues companies encounter. Challenging issues occur when working with customers, suppliers and other commercial parties— including sales and other exits from business ownership. This series will be helpful for those considering starting or purchasing a business for the first time. These episodes also benefit owners of existing businesses or those looking to begin another business. Additionally, this series applies to those who advise business owners on legal, accounting, risk management and financial issues. The 3rd episode of the “Business Law Dumbed Down” series is available now on demand! “Common Deal Points in Commercial Agreements: Commonly Recurring Negotiation Spots” (Register Here) features Moderator Peter Feinberg of Hoge Fenton. Peter is joined by David Sikes of […]

Webinar: Litigating California Real Estate Disputes From Start To Finish

By Hoge Fenton | 05.15.2017 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Date June 9, 2017 Time 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. By registering, you will be able to view the course live, view a recording at any time for 12 months, or both. This webinar will cover the most common disputes arising from residential home sale transactions in California. Among other things, the course will discuss topics such as: The options and venues for pursuing a claim, critical contractual provisions, and dispute resolution requirements and processes Disclosure and inspection responsibilities and liabilities for the parties to a residential real estate transaction – the buyer, seller, brokers, and inspectors Mediation, arbitration, and court litigation of a home sale transaction dispute Different remedies and damages available in both the contract and tort contexts For more information, and to register, click here.

Real Estate Litigation 101: The basics, some tips, some tricks, and some traps that you need to know

By Hoge Fenton | 05.18.2017 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Real Estate Litigation 101: The basics, some tips, some tricks, and some traps that you need to know to effectively prosecute and defend real estate cases, along with discussion of typical claims and causes of action Please join us for EACBA’s 3rd Thursday Monthly MCLE Luncheon: Date May 18, 2017 Time 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Location On the Border Hacienda Crossings 4940 Dublin Blvd. Dublin, CA 94568 Speakers Steven Kahn and Marcus Brown Steven Kahn is a shareholder in Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel’s Tri-Valley office.  Steven’s practice focuses on real estate and business litigation, title insurance coverage, escrows, and real estate transactions. He represents individuals, families, businesses, real estate developers, regional and national lenders, title insurers, escrow companies, and real estate professionals throughout Northern California.  Steven regularly handles all phases of litigation, including trials, arbitrations, appeals, and mediations. He has litigated and provided counsel to his clients on a wide variety of issues, including: title insurance coverage; escrow procedures and best practices; real estate transaction nondisclosure; defense of real estate professionals; 1031 exchanges; boundary disputes; easements; encroachments; priorities of title and lien priority disputes; and mechanic’s liens.  Steven also sits on the Advisory Board of Santa Clara University’s Alexander Community Law Center, in San Jose. Marcus Brown is a real estate and litigation attorney in Walnut Creek, California, handling transactions and disputes on residential and commercial properties. A native Oregonian, Marcus attended Middle Tennessee State University (B.S., cum laude ’02) and Seattle University School of Law (J.D., cum […]

Employment Law – All About Return to Work & Work Restrictions

By Hoge Fenton | 05.9.2017 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Date May 9, 2017 Time 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Location The Capital Club 50 West San Fernando San Jose, CA 95113 Join us on May 9th at 7:30 a.m. at the Silicon Valley Capital Club for breakfast and an informational seminar about employment law. Presenters: Bryan Armstrong, SIP and Sarju Naran, Esq., Employment Law defense attorney. Sarju Naran, Esq. Bryan Armstrong, SIP What you will learn: Understand the overlap between Workers Comp and FEHA / ADA / FMLA / CFRA Leave Laws When and how to consider job accommodations following a work related injury Building the team to create an effective Return To Work Program Learn the best practices of the “Interactive Process” for job accommodation required by the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) What is a “Reasonable Accommodation?” Penalties for discrimination under Workers’ Comp (Labor Code 132(a)) Click here to register now!

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