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Oct 08, 2020 Laurie J. Hepler
Need MCLE credits in ethics or specialization? Register now for the California Lawyers Association’s Appellate and Litigation Summits!

Need MCLE credits in ethics or specialization? Register now for the California Lawyers Association’s Appellate and Litigation Summits! On Friday, October 16th at 3:25pm, GMSR appellate specialist Laurie Hepler, together with Hon. Ignazio J. Ruvolo (Ret.) and Appellate Hall of Fame inductee Jon Eisenberg, will

Sep 15, 2020 Laurie J. Hepler
Appellate Success in California

“Appellate Success in California” — A monthly dose of quick, practical appellate tips.  Laurie began the series in 2009 for her clients and friends, and since 2016 has co-written it with GMSR partner Alana Rotter.  Read the latest here.

Sep 09, 2020 Laurie J. Hepler
Join us on September 22 and 24 for serious expert advice on California Writ Petitions!

GMSR appellate specialist Laurie Hepler will be joined by Justices Alison Tucher and Steven Perren, as well as a senior writs attorney from the Second District Court of Appeal.  This livestream two-part series is hosted by The Rutter Group.  It will teach trial lawyers and

Super Lawyers recognizes ten GMSR appellate lawyers

GMSR is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has recognized ten of its lawyers as top rated appellate attorneys for 2020.  Tim Coates, Laurie Hepler, Robin Meadow, Bob Olson, Marc Poster, Kent Richland, Alana Rotter, Cindy Tobisman, and Ted Xanders are recognized as Super Lawyers,

GMSR Ranked as a Top Law Firm for Appellate Litigation in California by Chambers and Partners USA

Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland (GMSR) is proud to announce that Chambers and Partners USA, which bases its reports on legal industry and client feedback, continues to recognize GMSR for its excellence in appellate litigation. The firm is one of only three ranked in Band 1. 

Oct 30, 2019 Laurie J. Hepler
Laurie Hepler – Contributing Editor, Cal. Practice Guide: Civil Appeals and Writs (The Rutter Group)

In 2019, Laurie Hepler became Contributing Editor for the leading appellate treatise in California, Civil Appeals & Writs, published by The Rutter Group. Civil Appeals and Writs helps both litigators and appellate specialists represent clients in civil appeals and writs in California state courts. This

Nine GMSR attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers In America© 2020 Edition for Appellate Practice, Insurance Law, Trust & Estates, & Bet-the-Company Litigation

Nine of GMSR’s appellate attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.  Multiple GMSR appellate attorneys have been recognized nationally with top rankings for Appellate Litigation for more than a decade.  Adding to the firm’s Appellate rankings,

Chambers and Partners USA again places GMSR in its top rank for Appellate Litigation in California

Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland (GMSR) is proud to announce Chambers and Partners USA continues to recognize GMSR for its excellence in Appellate Litigation. The practice and partners continue to achieve strong rankings for their leadership and success in shaping the law at the appellate

Nov 08, 2018 Laurie J. Hepler
GMSR Partner Laurie Hepler presenting the “Year in Review” at the 59th ADC-NCN Annual Meeting

GMSR’s Laurie Hepler will co-present the “Year in Review” at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Laurie and her co-panelists will review key legal developments in employment, insurance coverage, and government

Chambers And Partners USA Again Ranks GMSR And Two Of Its Partners “Band 1”

GMSR has once again been ranked Band 1 in California for Litigation: Appellate Law by Chambers and Partners USA—one of only three firms to achieve that ranking.   Senior partners Kent Richland and Robin Meadow are both again ranked Band 1, comprising half of that short

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