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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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July 11, 2016

Jamaar Boyd Weatherby named 2016 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star Attorney

Jamaar Boyd Weatherby was selected as one of California’s Rising Stars in the field of general litigation. Super Lawyers selects attorneys to receive this recognition using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are…

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July 6, 2016

Jones & Mayer Successfully Defends Another Writ Case

On July 5, 2016, The Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, ruled in the City’s favor on an Writ of Mandate case. Rudy Castaneda received multiple parking tickets from the Whittier Police Department for illegally parking his vehicle on the streets of the City of Whittier. In response to the citations, Castaneda filed a Petition…

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March 5, 2016

Impressive Settlement Agreement Obtained on behalf of the City of Placentia

PLACENTIA, CA – On February 25, 2016, MALDEF and the City of Placentia reached an agreement on how to proceed with providing Latinos equal voting power, without going to court. The agreement calls for a host of actions to be taken by the Placentia City Council, including placing a Charter Amendment Measure on a statewide…

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March 3, 2016

Senate Bill 876- Homelessness

I. SUMMARY Senate Bill- 876 entitled “Homelessness” was introduced by Senator Liu on January 14, 2016. If passed, this bill will amend the Government Code to allow homeless individuals to dwell or sleep in public spaces without risk of criminal or civil sanction. The long term implications of this bill do not seem favorable to…

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January 28, 2016

FEDERAL APPELLATE COURT UPHOLDS FEDERAL COMMUNICATION COMMISSION REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING SECTION 6409 REGARDING COLLOCATION AND MODIFICATION OF EXISTING WIRELESS FACILITIES

On December 18, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an important ruling upholding the Federal Communication Commission’s (“FCC”) regulations governing eligible collocation and modification requests of existing wireless facilities pursuant to Section 6409 of the Spectrum Act. In 2012, the Spectrum Act was enacted by Congress as part of…

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January 22, 2016

Nonsuit Obtained by Senior Litigator, Harold W. Potter, on behalf of the City of Fullerton

Senior Litigator Harold W. Potter obtained a nonsuit on January 14, 2016, after the close ofplaintiff’s evidence, in a case entitled Teresa Silva v. City of Fullerton. Silva sued Fullerton alleging a violation of her civil rights pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1983, along withvarious pendent state law claims,stemming from code enforcement activities on her rental property in…

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