Jeans for Justice Event to Support WEAVE

Shareholder Scott Hervey was quoted in Bob Shallit’s column for his generous donations of "walk-on" roles in television and movie productions all in support of Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE). In reference to the event he stated, "Bring your checkbook as this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."

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9th Circuit Agrees Litigant is Vexatious

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9th Circuit Agrees Litigant Is Vexatious
The San Francisco Daily Journal
April 8, 2008
By John Roemer, Daily Journal Staff Writer

Shareholder LizBeth West is quoted in this article about the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmation of the Los Angeles District Court judge’s decision to declare Jarek Molski a vexatious litigant. Mr. Molski, a Woodland Hills paraplegic who uses a wheelchair,

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Financial Elder Abuse: California Lawyers Follow the Money to Protect Seniors

Financial Elder Abuse: California Lawyers Follow the Money to Protect Seniors

California Lawyer
April 2008
Edited By Jeanette Borzo

Shareholder Ed Corey is quoted in this article on the increase in elder financial abuse claims in California. He stated, “elder financial abuse is one the fastest-growing ’emerging’ practice areas in the state."

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Weintraub Firm Represents Private Fund in Preferred Stock Investment

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 31, 2008 –Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a Sacramento-based business law and business litigation firm, represented the Central Valley Fund, a private investment fund with offices in Davis and Fresno, California, with a preferred stock investment of approximately $2.75 million in Source Holding Delaware, LLC. The investment was used to assist management in expanding the company’s shipping and storage logistics operations.

Source Holding Delaware,

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Weintraub Firm Represents Private Fund in $3.35 Million Investment

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 12, 2008 –Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a Sacramento-based business law and business litigation firm, represented the Central Valley Fund, a private investment fund with offices in Davis and Fresno, California, with a mezzanine investment of approximately $3.35 million in Ultra Gro, LLC. The investment was used to fund a buyout of the family-owned company by a management team intent on maintaining and growing the business.

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Weintraub Firm Represents Public Company in $14 Million International Acquisition

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 5, 2008 –Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a Sacramento-based business law and business litigation firm, represented NutraCea, a world leader in stabilized rice bran or SRB, technology and nutrient research, based in Phoenix, Arizona, in the acquisition of Irgovel, the largest South American rice bran oil processing facility, for approximately $14 million.

The 70,000 ton annual capacity facility provides NutraCea with the opportunity to expand its marketable products to rice bran oil,

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Detecting Fraud With Financial Armor

Comstock’s Magazine

Authors Don Lipper and Elizabeth Sagehorn

New California laws widen the definition of who is required to report elder financial abuse. State Senate Bill 1018, which took effect on January 1, 2007, requires banks, credit unions and their affiliates to report elder financial abuse. January 1, 2008, Senate Bill 611 expanded the law to include the right to file a writ of attachment to freeze a suspect’s financial accounts and recover the victim’s money.

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You're in The Will Now What?

Article by Catherine Warmerdam originally appeared in
Sacramento Magazine’s December 2007 issue.

Inheriting can be a financial windfall—if you do it right.
Receiving an inheritance can change your life in ways you’d never expect. Take the woman whose hefty new income (some $400,000 annually from her share of stock in a family business) enabled her to divorce her alcoholic husband of 10-plus years.
“She got out of a marriage she didn’t like,” says Sacramento certified financial planner Elfrena Foord of Foord,

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Four Weintraub Attorneys Honored as 2008 Best Lawyers in America

Four Weintraub Attorneys Honored As 2008 Best Lawyers in America

SACRAMENTO, Calif., November 1, 2007 –Weintraub, a Sacramento-based business law and business litigation law firm is pleased to announce that four of its partners were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America (Copyright 2007 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, S.C.). The honored attorneys are Christopher V. Chediak for Corporate Law,

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Local Law Firm Struggle to Recruit and Retain Minorities

Law: A White Man’s World
Minorities Scarce as Firms Fail to Reflect Region’s Diverse Population

Sacramento Business Journal
September 28, 2007
By Kathy Robertson, Staff Writer

Shareholder Louis Gonzalez, Jr. comments in this article that the perception about law firms by minority candidates is part of the problem. In this article he states, "Large law firms have had a hard time getting minority students interested." He points out that these students need to apply to large law firms to eliminate this self-perpetuating idea that firm will not hire qualified minority candidates.

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