News

Keeping you informed.  A few noteworthy news items about the law and the people it impacts.

A Win in a Malpractice Case

Shareholder Chad Tapp and associate Joceline Herman won a Motion for Summary Judgment involving a statute of limitations defense on behalf of a law firm client. Attorneys Tapp and Herman were also successful in obtaining …

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Shareholder Chad Tapp Quoted by KCRA3

Shareholder Chad Tapp is quoted by KCRA3 as attorney for the discount store Falling Prices. The store is being sued by neighboring businesses. Click here to watch the report and read the full article.

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In Memoriam

On July 5, 2019 our recently retired partner Norm Prior passed away while enjoying a trip to Mammoth with his family. Norm joined our firm in 1985 as a law clerk. After passing the bar …

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Court agrees that statute of limitations blown

The court sustained the demurrer to plaintiff’s first amended complaint without leave to amend filed by David A. Melton and Lauren Bakke.  The court agreed that plaintiff’s causes of action were not timely filed within …

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Shareholder Martin Jensen Quoted in the SBJ

Shareholder Martin Jensen is quoted in the Sacramento Business Journal as attorney for plaintiffs, Geoff and Rebecca Scott, who filed a lawsuit alleging workplace harassment and retaliation by Track 7 brewery CEO, Ryan Graham. Click here …

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PS Attorney voted into ABOTA

On October 18th, 2018, Carl Fessenden was voted into ABOTA's Sacramento Valley Chapter as a member. Fessenden is the 14th Porter Scott attorney to be honored with ABOTA membership. The primary purpose of The American Board …

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Porter Scott’s Best of the Bar Honorees

On August 23rd, Sacramento Business Journal honored 175 of the Sacramento region's best attorneys with their 2018 Best of the Bar list. Three of our incredible Porter Scott attorneys were selected to be on this …

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Announcing Healthcare Litigation Team Lead

For over 30 years, Porter Scott has provided high quality representation to Northern California's healthcare industry in complex cases involving all areas of medicine. In 2018, Jonathan Corr, will celebrate his 20th anniversary of building this …

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Derek J. Haynes elected Firm Shareholder

Porter Scott is pleased to announce that Derek Haynes has been elected the firm's newest shareholder, effective January 1, 2017. Derek was born and raised in Sacramento. He clerked for the firm while attending McGeorge School …

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