Thursday, July 29, 2010

California Education of the Bar (CEB) Publishes Article by Steven G. Pearl

California Education of the Bar (CEB) has published an article written by Steven G. Pearl in the July edition of its California Business Law Reporter. The article explains the California Supreme Court's recent decision in Martinez v. Combs (2010) 49 Cal.4th 35 and discusses its importance for California businesses and their attorneys.

CEB, a joint venture of the University of California and the State Bar of California, is California's leading legal publisher.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Steven G. Pearl to Speak at California Employment Lawyers Association Annual Employment Law Conference

The California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) has asked Steven G. Pearl to speak on two panels at its 23rd Annual Conference:
Technology in the Courtroom: Using Excel to Calculate Wage and Hour Damages, September 30, 2010

Lessons Learned: Successful Lawyers Talk About Painful Moments, October 1, 2010
In the lessons learned panel, Mr. Pearl will discuss a two-week jury trial in which he represented three car wash workers, which resulted in a jury verdict of $33,000.

CELA will hold the Conference at the Marriott Hotel Downtown Los Angeles. More information is available here:

Friday, July 9, 2010

Steven G. Pearl Presents National Webinar on Class Certification in Federal Court

Steven G. Pearl presented a national webinar entitled "Class Certification Standards and Daubert Analysis in Flux" on July 8, 2010. The webinar focused on recent developments in class certification under federal law, including the Ninth Circuit's recent decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart and the role of Daubert challenges to expert witness evidence. The webinar presented plaintiffs' and defendants' strategies for obtaining and defeating class certification. The webinar was sponsored by Stafford Publications, a national provider of continuing education programs. More information is available here.