Reminder! Failure to Comply with Mechanic’s Lien Requirements Has Disastrous Results

By Matthew W. Quall and Ana de Alba Any developer, owner, contractor, subcontractor, material supplier, or design professional should be aware of the changes that have been made to California Mechanic's Lien Law which have taken effect as of January 1, 2011. Failure to properly implement these changes will have drastic consequences as it will render a Mechanic's Lien unenforceable as a matter of law. … [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...]

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...]

CalChamber Pres. on State Supreme Court Ruling Permitting Private Contracting for Public Projects

SACRAMENTO - California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg released the following statement on today's California Supreme Court ruling permitting private contracting for public works projects:“This ruling is great news for California commuters and taxpayers. The California Supreme Court has upheld the will of the people, who passed Proposition 35 in 2000 to promote the efficient delivery of public works projects and approved infrastructure bonds in 2006 to increase and … [Read more...]