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July 5, 2017

Richard D. Jones Receives Legacy Award

Each year the La Habra Chamber of Commerce honors individuals, businesses and organizations that have shown exceptional achievements and service to our community. This year, the Chamber recognized Richard D. Jones as the recipient of the Legacy Award which is awarded to individuals enduring accomplishments and achievements throughout their careers.

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June 13, 2017

Victory for Jones & Mayer in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

On May 24, 2017, in the case of Rubenstein v. Whittier Police Department, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the summary judgment ruling of the District Court. Plaintiff Rubenstein alleged that her constitutional claims arising from her arrest were not time barred even though all claims accrued more than two years before Plaintiff filed…

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June 13, 2017

Martin J. Mayer Memorial Award recipient, Corporal Sergio Cruz

On May 19th, Jim Touchstone attended the graduation of California Peace Officers’ Association Leadership Development Course in Sacramento.  At the graduation ceremony, Mr. Touchstone presented the Martin J. Mayer Memorial Award to an outstanding graduate of the class who was selected to receive the Award by his peers.  This year’s Award was presented to Corporal…

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June 13, 2017

Attorney Ryan Jones has been selected to serve as the next chair of the League of California Cities Legal Advocacy Committee

Attorney Ryan Jones has been selected to serve as the next chair of the League of California Cities Legal Advocacy Committee.  After serving for the last year on the executive committee for the Legal Advocacy Committee, Ryan was chosen by his city attorney colleagues to be the next chair.  The Legal Advocacy Committee is comprised of city attorneys from throughout…

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February 16, 2017

Vol. 32. No 1A MARTIN J. MAYER’S CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Martin J. Mayer’s “Celebration of Life” service will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Rose Center Theatre, located at 14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA 92683. Reception to follow at the same location. *In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Orange County Chapter of ALS…

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February 15, 2017

Vol. 32 No. 2 CALIFORNIA COURT STRIKES DOWN LAW THAT BARRED GRAND JURIES IN FATAL POLICE SHOOTING CASES

On January 10, 2017, a California Court of Appeal found that it was unconstitutional to prevent a grand jury from issuing indictments in fatal police shooting cases.  (People v. Superior Court of El Dorado County (South Lake Tahoe Police Officers’ Association, et al.) (2017) 7 Cal. App. 5th 402.)  The portion of California Penal Code…

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January 31, 2017

The Passing of Martin J. Mayer, Jan. 30, 2017

It is with deep sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Martin J. Mayer; simply “Marty” to thousands of you throughout the state and to those of us in the Jones & Mayer family. Marty was found unresponsive at his home Sunday evening and transported to Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, where he…

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September 3, 2016

J&M Successfully Defeats Motion in Murder Case

J&M Successfully Defeats Motion in Murder Case On September 2, 2016, Jones & Mayer successfully represented the County of Stanislaus and Sheriff Adam Christianson in the case of People v. Jauriqui.  Jauriqui, is charged with murder and, while being detained in the County Jail, was involved in a serious assaults on another inmate (resulting in…

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