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November 30, 2021

Denise L. Rocawich – From Uncertain to Impassioned Advocate

Although she didn’t always intend to pursue a career in law, now, Jones Mayer Partner Denise Rocawich can’t imagine doing anything other than law enforcement legal advocacy. We sat down with Ms. Rocawich to discuss how she discovered that she wanted to devote her career to “her guys” and what it means to practice this…

November 6, 2021

Jones Mayer’s Jamaar Boyd-Weatherby featured in the Daily Journal

Jones Mayer partner, Jamaar M. Boyd-Weatherby, is pleased to have been published in The Daily Journal. Through his article, “Proceed with caution handling religious exemption requests,” we weigh vaccine exemption requests and scrutiny over their validity. Can employers accommodate these requests? What is the weightiest “good” for the most people involved? Consideration of these questions,…

November 2, 2021

Jones Mayer Senior Litigator Harold W. Potter Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Jones Mayer is proud to announce Senior Litigator Harold W. Potter has been nominated and elected to the prestigious national organization of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Orange County Chapter. “It is an honor to be selected to join such a distinguished group of professionals,” Mr. Potter said. “Throughout my career, I have…

September 20, 2021

From Cynic to Public Servant: Meet Keith F. Collins

Jones Mayer partner Keith F. Collins grew up the son of a lawyer. His father’s firm in Lancaster, California, handled wills and personal injury cases, helping victims of on-the-job injuries get the financial security they needed. As kids, Mr. Collins and his siblings would help their father take good care of his clients by leaving…

September 20, 2021

Jones Mayer’s Amanda Pope Featured on the Code Concepts Podcast

Jones Mayer Senior Counsel and Director of City Receiverships Amanda Pope recently was the featured guest on the Code Concepts podcast. The discussion provides a useful overview of receiverships—what they are, when they’re useful, and how they work.  Ms. Pope describes the typical process a receivership follows, from gathering evidence to documenting and building the…

September 14, 2021

Jones Mayer Welcomes New Partners

Jones Mayer is pleased to announce the elevation of six attorneys to the Firm’s partnership, effective August 1. Each of the professionals listed below has demonstrated a commitment to serving the public with hard work, diligence, and integrity. Their leadership and dedication to our clients will be welcome additions to the partnership. Baron Bettenhausen Mr….

August 24, 2021

Lessons for Cities from the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is no longer a new idea, but the constant development of novel business models centered on the sharing concept creates interesting challenges for local regulatory agencies. Each type of sharing economy business, from rideshares and micromobility to short-term rentals, brings its own complex challenges for local regulators. Addressing them requires careful deliberation….

June 29, 2021

Meet Our Lead Legal Secretary, Wendy Gardea

Jones Mayer’s lead legal secretary, Wendy Gardea, brings a runner’s mindset to her work. She draws on the disciplines built over the miles to bring the focus, drive, and commitment needed to keep the firm’s gears turning. In this article, we sit down with Wendy to learn a bit about how she does it. A…