Governor Jerry Brown signs law co-authored by Troy L. Martin

July 15, 2015

On July 14, 2015, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 1085 into law. This law makes clear that judges in conservatorship matters can issue orders enforcing a conservatee’s right to visit with his or her children. Troy L. Martin drafted the original proposal for this law, and worked with Kasem Cares and Assemblyman Mike Gatto to […]

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In “Law Talk – No. 4”, Shawn Ogle discusses the New Paid Sick Leave Law

July 14, 2015

Last year the California legislature passed AB 1522, the ‘Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014’.  Under this law California employers are required to provide Paid Sick Leave to their employees with very few exceptions.  The Paid Sick Leave requirement went into effect on July 1, 2015. The Paid Sick Leave requirement applies to any […]

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Los Angeles Lawyer Published Kurt Schmalz’s Article, Defense Dilemma

June 12, 2015

Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine has published Kurt Schmalz’s article entitled “Defense Dilemma” in its June issue.  The article explores legal and strategic issues involving equitable indemnity, contribution and comparative fault facing defendants in legal malpractice cases.  Read More.

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Steve Hogan and Kurt Schmalz Selected as 2015 ‘Super Lawyers’

February 1, 2015

Once again, shareholders Steve Hogan and Kurt Schmalz have been selected by their peers as Southern California “Super Lawyers”.  Hogan was selected in the Estate and Trust Litigation practice area and Schmalz was selected in the Business Litigation practice area.  Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.  The honor is […]

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Los Angeles Litigation Firm Lurie, Zepeda, Schmalz, Hogan & Martin Announces New Name and Contemporary Website

January 21, 2015

New logo and website communicate firm’s strategic approach to achieving results Los Angeles-based law firm Lurie, Zepeda, Schmalz, Hogan & Martin today announced the launch of a new website and that Troy Martin has become a named shareholder.  The firm’s new name is represented in an iconic logo that communicates its attorneys’ focused, practical approach […]

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Wayne Arnold and Shawn Ogle’s $5 million Injunction Bond Verdict Affirmed on Appeal

January 12, 2015

Wayne Arnold and Shawn Ogle successfully represented our national retailer client in a month-long trial and on appeal against a real estate developer over a $5 million injunction bond for a prospective real estate development.  On appeal, the opposing developer argued the trial court incorrectly interpreted the language of the injunction and incorrectly awarded costs. […]

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