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CAOC award finalists named,
with winners revealed Nov. 7



SACRAMENTO– Consumer Attorney of California’s two major member awards for 2015, Consumer Attorney of the Year and Street Fighter of the Year, will be presented at the Annual Installation and Awards Dinner held in conjunction with CAOC’s 54th Annual Convention at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. A full list of award finalists is below. Pictured above are 2014 Consumer Attorney of the Year winners (right to left) Brian J. Panish, Gregory L. Bentley, Deborah S. Chang and Gregory R. Vanni.


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August 27, 2015

Bill protecting worker rights
is headed to governor's desk

CAOC-backed AB 465 overcomes fierce opposition from CalChamber. It gives workers a fair choice, ensuring they're not forced to accept mandatory arbitration to settle job disputes .
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August 24, 2015
A pair of CAOC-sponsored
bills approved by state Senate

Measures help streamline the legal process and level the playing field for plaintiffs. Both bills were passed on unanimous votes.
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July 29, 2015
In boost to CAOC bill, AMA
backs doctor Rx database use

Proposed California legislation would require checks when prescribing powerful narcotics, helping curb prescription drug epidemic.  Read More

(07/23/2015) A young man whose abuse over a period of years at the hands of his caregiver was ignored by Child Protective Services won a measure of justice in a settlement with Sacramento County. CAOC member John Demas represents the young man, who was shackled at a home in Tracy when he escaped in 2008 and ran to a nearby health club. READ HERE
Education & Events
Annual Convention
San Francisco
Nov 5-8
Hawaii Seminar
Maui, HI
Nov 28 - Dec 5


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  May/June 2015
  Vol. 45, No. 3