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Cotchett, Alexander and Berger
win top Consumer Attorneys award

Photo of Consumer Attorney of the Year 2018 winners Craig Peters on the left and David Winnett on the right

SAN FRANCISCO --  Mary Alexander, Joseph Cotchett and Justin Berger were named 2019 Consumer Attorneys of the Year for holding paint manufacturers responsible for removing hazardous lead paint from California homes. Watch the acceptance speech. Sevy Fisher, Greyson Goody and Jeffrey Ehrlich were honored as CAOC’s Street Fighters of the Year. Read more. Watch videos of the finalist cases here.


October 13, 2019
Newsom signs CAOC-backed
bill to end abuse of arbitration
SB 707 will prevent businesses from gaming the arbitration system to delay and deny justice for consumers seeking to resolve a grievance. Some companies have used the tactic to stall employee arbitration.
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October 10, 2019
#MeToo law gives molestation
victims better shot at justice

The bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, AB 9, will give survivors of sexual molestation more time to file legal claims and will help to ensure that repeat predators are held accountable. 
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October 10, 2019
Workplace forced arbitration
bill gets Newsom's signature 

AB 51 will ensure that workers aren't forced to give up their rights and choose to arbitrate labor disputes as a condition of getting or keeping a job. 
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(12/6/2019) Robert Buccola forges settlement bringing solace to the families of two 17-year-old boys electrocuted after they jumped into a Northern California canal to try to save a dog. READ HERE
Ebby Bakhtiar, attorney for plaintiffs in Jack in the Box case(1/2/2020) Rick Simons seeks justice for two clients against the Oakland Catholic Diocese alleging it conspired to cover up allegations of child abuse as a Bay Area church in the 1970s. READ HERE  


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