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Cappello seeks $12M from Klein estate

By   /  Friday, September 9th, 2011  /  Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cappello seeks $12M from Klein estate

A Santa Barbara law firm is suing a deceased hedge fund manager’s estate for as much as $12 million in allegedly unpaid contingency fees. Cappello & Noël filed a lawsuit against the estate of Michael Klein, the fast-rising financial star who died in an airplane crash in Panama in 2007, along with Pacificor, the hedge Read More →

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A roundup of hires, promotions and events at region’s law firms

By   /  Friday, September 9th, 2011  /  Columns, Law  /  Comments Off on A roundup of hires, promotions and events at region’s law firms

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Select plans appeal of $50M judgment

By   /  Friday, September 2nd, 2011  /  Law, Top Stories  /  4 Comments

Santa Barbara-based Select Staffing plans to appeal a $50 million decision against it in a lawsuit that alleged the firm underpaid its workers compensation insurance premiums by $30 million and underreported its payroll to state officials. The lawsuit was filed in state court in San Francisco by the State Compensation Insurance Fund, a quasi-public nonprofit Read More →

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Venoco sued over CEO’s offer

By   /  Friday, September 2nd, 2011  /  Banking & Finance, Law, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Venoco sued over CEO’s offer

A shareholder of Venoco has filed a lawsuit to block a proposal by the CEO of the oil and gas company to buy the half of the company he doesn’t already own, alleging that the proposed buyback undervalues the firm. Tim Marquez, the CEO and president of Venoco, has offered $12.50 per share to buy Read More →

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Melchiori, subs tangle over county project

By   /  Friday, August 26th, 2011  /  Law, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  3 Comments

General contractor Melchiori Construction Co. has faced 31 claims from subcontractors and suppliers that it did not pay them for their work on Santa Barbara County’s $4.5 million Emergency Operations Center. Melchiori’s subcontractors and suppliers filed 31 so-called “stop notices” with county officials for $1.5 million worth of work. In public works projects, a subcontractor Read More →

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Court rulings shake up Santa Barbara media world

By   /  Friday, August 19th, 2011  /  Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Court rulings shake up Santa Barbara media world

The two biggest print news organizations in Santa Barbara could change for years to come as a result of legal decisions in early August.

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Fire remnants smolder: Tea, Jesusita litigation flares anew

By   /  Friday, August 19th, 2011  /  Features, Law  /  Comments Off on Fire remnants smolder: Tea, Jesusita litigation flares anew

The attorneys trying to recover millions of dollars in damages for the Tea and Jesusita fires are focusing their litigation on defendants with the resources to pay.

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