Category: Firm Post

Hoge Fenton Welcomes George H. Casey III

By Hoge Fenton | 01.15.2019 | Firm Post

Hoge Fenton welcomes Real Estate Transactions and Litigation associate George H. Casey III. George will work with clients on real estate transactions and disputes. George has a wealth of experience working in the real estate industry.  Prior to coming to Hoge Fenton, he served as the Managing Partner of a private equity real estate fund focused on value-add investments.  George is also a licensed California Real Estate Broker and earned a Master in Urban and Regional Planning. View his professional profile here.

Hoge Fenton Promotes Attorneys Karen Meckstroth and Eugene Ashley to Shareholder

By Hoge Fenton | 01.8.2019 | Firm Post

    SAN JOSE, Calif.  — January 8, 2019 — Hoge Fenton, a leading Northern California law firm, today announced the promotion of Karen A. Meckstroth and Eugene “Geno” Ashley to shareholder status, effective January 1, 2019. Meckstroth chairs the Trusts and Estates Group and has led the growth of the team in sophisticated estate planning, charitable planning, and the representation of tax exempt organizations. She is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law under the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization. She works closely with clients, including Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and young generations of legacy families, to create estate plans designed to have a positive impact on family members and the community, in addition to tax planning. Ashley is an instrumental contributor to the firm’s Business Litigation and Real Estate Groups. As a veteran trial lawyer, his experience ranges from “bet the company” lawsuits with multimillion-dollar outcomes to prosecuting and defending actions arising out of contract and business torts, unfair business practices, trade secrets claims, and complex construction and real estate disputes. Both Meckstroth and Ashley came to Hoge Fenton with distinguished legal careers. Meckstroth previously worked for Bingham McCutchen LLP and Hopkins & Carley. Ashley was a shareholder at Hopkins & Carley, where he was a member of the Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Practice Groups. He also served as the firm’s General Counsel. “I joined Hoge Fenton to work with some of the most talented and trusted estate planning attorneys and litigators in […]

Hoge Fenton Welcomes Cara Mae Acibo

By Hoge Fenton | 12.4.2018 | Firm Post

Hoge Fenton congratulates our newest associate, Cara Mae Acibo. Yesterday Cara was sworn in by Hoge Fenton alumni, the Honorable Peter H. Kirwan. A 2018 graduate of Santa Clara Law School, Cara has been recognized for her academic achievements. She was an Emery Merit scholar and a recipient of the High Tech Law Certificate, with honors. Cara joins our Business Litigation Group and will assist clients with their litigation needs. Congratulations Cara! View her professional profile here.

Hoge Fenton Recognized in Two Practice Areas in the 2019 edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

By Hoge Fenton | 11.16.2018 | Firm Post

Hoge Fenton has been recognized in the 2019 edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Selection for inclusion in the “Best Law Firms” consists of rigorous methodology and reflects the quality of legal services provided by the firm.  Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession and includes 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This year Hoge Fenton’s Real Estate Law and Trusts and Estates Law practice areas have been recognized.  Hoge Fenton is proud of its continued inclusion in such notable rankings.

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