René Lastreto on "Cross-Border Collections" Panel

On October 1-4, 2009 Mr. René Lastreto will be participating as a faculty member in the 36th Annual Association of Business Trial Lawyers Seminar at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The topic for this years' seminar is "Lost in Translation: Cross-Border Litigation Tactics and Strategies." Mr. Lastreto will be on a panel discussing the topic "Cross-Border Collections: You Won. . . Now What?" The topics that he and the panel will be presenting include how to collect/enforce … [Read more...]

Ana de Alba Appointed To State Bar Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services.

The Board of Governors appointed Ana de Alba to the California State Bar Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services ("SCDLS"). The term of her appointment is effective at the close of the 2009 State Bar Annual Meeting and expires at the close of the 2012 State Bar Annual Meeting. The SCDLS is a 20-member advisory committee whose goal is to identify, develop, and support improvement in the delivery of legal services, both civil and criminal, to low and moderate-income … [Read more...]

Victoria Salisch Receives CalChamber Small Business Advocate of the Year Award

The California Chamber of Commerce honored five small business executives yesterday with its “2009 Small Business Advocate of the Year” award, recognizing recipients for their advocacy efforts on behalf of small businesses. The CalChamber presented the awards at a luncheon before more than 400 attendees at the CalChamber Business Summit in Sacramento. 2009 Small Business Advocate of the Year Award recipients are: Victoria Salisch, Partner, Lang, Richert & Patch, Attorneys at Law, … [Read more...]

“Women Helping Women” Luncheon A Great Success!

By Ana de Alba Board member, Fresno County Women Lawyers A call to action heard loud and clear in the legal community was answered last month during the Fresno County Women Lawyers’ “Women Helping Women” luncheon. The luncheon featured speakers Jenny Bates, Director of The Hacienda Drug/Alcohol Rehabilitation Center for Women and Deborah Torres, Director of Samaritan Women. The speakers shared stories of how their organizations help women who have been incarcerated get back on their feet. … [Read more...]

Val Saldaña receives Hispanic Heritage Award

On October 9, 2008, Val W. Saldaña, was honored by Assemblymember Juan Arambula with the "Hispanic Heritage Award" for Law & Justice. This award is given annually to a person in the Central Valley of Hispanic descent who demonstrates commitment to the Hispanic community and who exemplifies success in their professional endeavors. … [Read more...]

The Firm's Northern California SuperLawyers

Lang, Richert & Patch is pleased to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys have been honored as “Northern California Super Lawyers” by Law and Politics, a publication of San Francisco magazine. The honor, awarded by a peer selection process, is given only to the top five percent of all lawyers in Northern California. Those selected represent the strong and diverse litigation and business law strengths of the firm. … [Read more...]

Firm Sponsors Community Food Bank

Lang, Richert & Patch is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Community Food Bank as one of its primary corporate sponsors. The Food Bank has been preventing hunger and malnutrition throughout the Central Valley since 1992. Community Food Bank is currently partnered with over 160 local agencies which directly serve 80,000 people each month. These agencies include food pantries, residential shelters, community kitchens, and adult and child day care centers and before and after … [Read more...]