Lang, Richert & Patch Works With Fresno Community Food Bank

Lang, Richert & Patch employees and family members volunteered their time at the Fresno Community Food Bank on November 20, 2010 to assist the Community Food Bank in reaching its goal of making 40,000 Holiday Meal Boxes for those in need this holiday season. The employees and their family members joined other Fresno County Bar Association members in supporting the Fresno County Young Lawyer’s Second Annual Fresno Community Food Bank Volunteer Day. The event was a huge success with many … [Read more...]

Lang, Richert & Patch Awarded The Wiley W. Manuel Award For Pro Bono Legal Services

In 1989, the California State Bar established the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services. The award was established to honor the memory of Honorable Wiley W. Manuel, a distinguished Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court from 1977 until his death in 1981. The award is presented to attorneys who provide a minimum of 50 hours in pro bono services in one year. Ana de Alba was bestowed this honor at the Central California Legal Services' 2010 Champions of Justice Fall Reception … [Read more...]

Lang, Richert & Patch Attorneys Volunteer at the Central Valley Veterans Stand Down 2010

Managing Partner and Construction Attorney, Mark L. Creede, Employment Law Specialist, Charles T. Taylor, and Commercial and Business Transactions Attorney, Victoria J. Salisch provided voluntary legal services to our local veterans at this year’s Central Valley Veterans Stand Down which took place September 22nd through 24th. The purpose of Operation Stand Down is to assist disadvantaged veterans who are having difficult times. The goal is to assist veterans who are homeless turn their lives … [Read more...]

Lang, Richert & Patch Signs On To Central Valley Pro Bono Challenge

On October 6, 2010,  California Supreme Court Chief Justice, Ronald George, launched the Central Valley Pro Bono Challenge. The Challenge is a collaboration between Central California Legal Services ("CCLS"), Public Interest Clearinghouse ("PIC"), and Pro Bono Net. Ana de Alba, Pro Bono Coordinator at Lang, Richert & Patch, worked closely with CCLS and PIC in an effort to implement the Challenge which encourages participating attorneys and firms to provide anywhere from 10 to 50 pro bono … [Read more...]

Fresno Attorneys receive 2010 Super Lawyer and Rising Star Honors

Lang, Richert & Patch is proud to recognize its 2010 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Every year, the San Francisco publication, Law and Politics puts together a listing of outstanding lawyers in more than seventy practice areas. These attorneys are recognized for their uncompromising work and professional achievement. Only upon being nominated by their peers and evaluated by an independent source in a multi-phase process, do attorneys qualify for Super Lawyer honors. Top up-and-coming … [Read more...]

Peer Education provided by René Lastreto II

Lang, Richert & Patch shareholder and creditor's rights attorney Rene Lastreto II has been and will be a faculty member in four separate lawyer education conferences this spring, summer and fall. On May 17, Mr. Lastreto was a faculty member for the National Business Institute's "Negotiating Real Estate Loans and Workout Options" session at the Piccadilly Hotel in Fresno. Mr. Lastreto was also a faculty member along with two other practitioners and two prominent Bankruptcy Judges at the … [Read more...]

Ana de Alba Joins Newly Formed State Bar Committee

Ana de Alba has joined the newly formed State Bar of California Pro Bono Coordinating Committee ("PBCC"). PBCC is a joint project of the California Commission on Access to Justice and the State Bar Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services. PBCC's mission is to encourage, facilitate, and coordinate pro bono efforts throughout the state by: developing and maintaining communications between PBCC and other pro bono related entities; providing a forum for identifying gaps in, and … [Read more...]

Erica C. Gonzalez Elected To Fresno County Young Lawyers Board of Directors

Erica C. Gonzalez was elected to the Fresno County Young Lawyers Association (FCYLA) Board of Directors for the 2010/2011 term. FCYLA is composed of those members of the Fresno County Bar Association who have been members of the State Bar of California for five years or less or are 36 years of age or younger. FCYLA is formally affiliated with the Fresno County Bar Association, but has its own independently elected Board of Directors. FCYLA organizes events throughout the year to provide … [Read more...]

National Pro Bono Week Celebration Reception Hosted by Lang, Richert & Patch

Earlier this year, the Board of Governors of the State Bar of California adopted a resolution recognizing the week of October 25 through October 31, 2009, as the first annual National Pro Bono Week Celebration. Lang, Richert & Patch was pleased to host Voluntary Legal Services Program's and Fresno County Bar Association Pro Bono Section's reception celebrating National Celebrate Pro Bono Week on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Ana de Alba of Lang, Richert & Patch, worked closely with … [Read more...]

Fresno Attorneys receive Super Lawyer and Rising Star Honors

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are honorary titles bestowed upon a select group of the most distinguished attorneys by the San Francisco publication, Law and Politics. Lang, Richert & Patch proudly recognizes its 2009 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Attorneys earn this distinction after being evaluated in a multi-phase process that involves peer nomination and third-party research, which rigorously evaluates the nominees. Renowned authorities esteem this complex process of selecting top … [Read more...]