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The attorneys at Gipson Hoffman & Pancione are regularly involved in public service, lead conference programs, publish articles and blog posts, and make the news for their expert insights and successful services on behalf of clients.

Super Lawyer Honorees

Gipson Hoffman & Pancione founder, Robert E. “Reg” Gipson, thanks the many Southern California attorneys and clients who have sent their congratulations to the firm for once again seeing several of its lawyers honored as “Super Lawyers,” a designation reserved for the top 5% of candidates receiving votes.

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Kenneth D. Crews to Keynote Harvard Copyright Conference

Attorney Kenneth Crews will be the keynote speaker at a major conference on copyright law and fair use, hosted by Harvard University in Cambridge, MA on March 1, 2018.  This year marks the 40th anniversary of the effective date of the

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Gipson Hoffman & Pancione Litigators Secure Appellate Victory in Real Estate Matter

Gipson Hoffman & Pancione’s Litigation Group provided some holiday cheer to its clients in the form of an appellate victory in litigation over a real estate transaction.  In Andrews v. Alesso, the California Court of Appeal for the Second District affirmed a trial court’s ruling from 2016 to the effect that the firm’s clients had not withheld material facts about the home they sold to the Plaintiffs in 2014. 

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Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting Victims Seek Redress with GH&P's Help

Gipson Hoffman & Pancione hosted the national press conference following the recent filing in Los Angeles Superior Court of five separate lawsuits on behalf of over 450 injured patrons of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a country music concert held on October 1, 2017, adjacent to the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.

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Kenneth Crews Presents Copyright Research Study to UN Agency in Geneva

Attorney Kenneth Crews presented his study of copyright issues to the delegates from more than 120 countries attending a session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.  His study analyzes statutory copyright exceptions from all 191 coun

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Allen Michel’s Daily Journal commentary about erosion of attorney–client confidentiality provides practical tips for California law firms

An opinion piece by the firm’s Professional Liability Group chair, Allen Michel, was recently published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, read by thousands of California attorneys daily.

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Attorney Linda Koffman: Technology Changes the Real Estate Industry

In a feature article from her professional newsletter, attorney Linda S. Koffman give the inside view and professional tips for leases and agreements covering cellular towers and related services.

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Allen Michel’s amicus brief sways Court of Appeal in attorney disqualification case

Allen L. Michel’s successful pro bono work for an organization of over 1,000 attorneys is reflected in an order certifying Beachcomber Management Crystal Cove, LLC, et al. v. Superior Court (2017) ___ Cal.App.4th ___ for publication. The Association of Southern California Defense Counsel sought publication of the opinion in that case because it clarified how to resolve attorney disqualification issues in corporate shareholder disputes.

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Kenneth Crews gives keynote presentation at the University of Colorado

Attorney Kenneth D. Crews gave a keynote speech on copyright and creativity at a major conference at the University of Colorado this month.  More than 200 professionals attended at the 5th annual conference held in Colorado Springs.

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Kenneth I. Sidle argues a complex case before the U.S. Court of Appeals

Attorney Kenneth I. Sidle recently argued before the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in Compass Bank v. Morris Cerullo World Evangelism, a complex case involving large loans, a letter of credit, and a gold mine.  Mr. Sidle has maintained an extensive appellate practice for many years, arguing diverse cases locally and across the country, including winning a unanimous ruling in a landmark copyright case in the U.S.

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