California (/ˌkælɨˈfɔrnjə/) is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is the most populous U.S. state, home to one out of eight Americans (38 million people), and is the third largest state by area (after Alaska and Texas). California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and the Mexican State of Baja California to the south. It is home to the nation's second and fifth most populous census statistical areas (Greater Los Angeles area and San Francisco Bay Area, respectively), and eight of the nation's 50 most populated cities (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Long Beach, and Oakland).
Posts about California
  • Former Prices: The Latest Class Action Trap In Sales Promotions

    … Do you offer products for sale and promote “former prices” to underscore the bargain you’re offering? If so, you should be on high alert. Seemingly governed by the principle that, if you throw enough against a wall, some of it will stick, class action attorneys are constantly on the lookout for obscure theories that appear to be getting traction…

    Brann & Isaacson- 12 readers -
  • PTO Suspends PTAB Atty Who Filed Multiple TM Apps For Cannabis Client

    … for someone who has matters pending before their office. Nevertheless, in 2015, Ms. Laux filed multiple trademark applications for Dennis Hunter, a relative of hers from California. Ms. Laux used her home address and a personal Gmail account to correspond with the USPTO in Mr. Hunter’s various trademark matters. When the conflict was called to her attention…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 12 readers -
  • Niche Marketing

    …: Identify your interests, passions, and the types of cases in which you have the greatest success. Identify problems you can solve for your desired target demographic. Research your competition. Assess the profitability of your proposed niche. Test your idea. Applying the Above to a Sample Niche: San Diego, California Personal Bankruptcy…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 13 readers -
  • OCWEN – The Ugly Beast is Still Alive (Whistleblower Post)

    … to take insurance premiums from escrow causing the borrower’s insurance policies to lapse. Worse, often Ocwen would purchase force-placed insurance at exorbitant rates. These policies typically afford minimal coverage, have high deductibles and cause monthly mortgage payments to soar. Unnecessary Flood Insurance: The state says Ocwen forced some…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • A Banking Nightmare That Only Insiders Will Believe – Whistleblower Post

    … this post will get bank and loan servicer employees to step forward and become whistleblowers. More on that after the story. Earlier this week, a federal bankruptcy judge in Sacramento, California sanctioned Bank of America for intentional violations of the automatic stay in bankruptcy. Few bankers are probably shocked at that revelation but wait…

    Due Diligence- 10 readers -
  • Patent News Grab–Bag

    … to the patent laws that would have the effect of reversing the Supreme Court’s holding in Alice v. CLS Bank, that abstract ideas cannot be patented. The proposal attempts to take the Alice question out of the hands of the courts. Although it is not clear where patent law and patent litigation stand among the priorities of the new Congress, we would hope…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 8 readers -
  • American Advisors Group Fraud Post (Reverse Mortgage Fraud)

    …) is the largest of the reverse mortgage lenders. Based in California, AAG operates in all but 49 states. American Advisors Group Misleading Ad Campaign AAG markets to prospective borrowers through TV ads, radio and print media. The company also does direct mailings. One of those mailings was billed as an “information kit.” The kit included a DVD featuring…

    Due Diligence- 25 readers -
  • Legal Ethics – Atlanta, Georgia – December

    … client information and attorney work is electronically stored.” New Hampshire Ethics Committee Advisory Opinion #2012-13/4. Attorney Gerstenzang is a criminal defense lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia who frequently lectures on legal topics relating to DUI and traffic law. Erin has also co-chaired many DUI Seminars working closely with nationally recognized experts in her field of practice. To speak with Erin, call 404-771-6675 or click here for a free consultation.…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 24 readers -
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