Craig Parton and Tim Metzinger obtained a complete dismissal without the payment of any damages whatsoever in the defense of a multi-claim fraud and punitive damages case against a major national banking institution. By working quickly to obtain devastating counter declarations from critical players, the value of the case dropped precipitously and created the specter…

Craig Parton and Tim Metzinger, in conjunction with counsel in Washington D.C., have filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking $350 million in damages on behalf of seventeen water agencies in the San Joaquin Valley and the City of Fresno. The filing of the action in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington…

On September 14, 2016 Christopher Haskell, a member of the firm’s business litigation department, will present a seminar for the benefit of the Santa Barbara Contractors Association and its members, on California Mechanic Lien Remedies, and recent developments. Over the course of his 30 year law career, Mr. Haskell has presented numerous seminars to professional…

Cameron Goodman has joined PP&P as an associate attorney. His practice involves all aspects of environmental and land use law, business and real estate law, public agency representation, and estate planning. Prior to joining PP&P, Goodman was a legal fellow at the Environmental Defense Center in Santa Barbara. His practice focused on litigation under federal…

June 16, 2016: Craig Parton  spoke on the legal complexities arising from the recent implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (“SGMA”).  The talk was addressed to a full room of members and guests of the Association of Water Agencies of Ventura County.  Mr. Parton discussed SGMA’s “unintended consequences” for water right holders and the…

April 13, 2016: Christopher Haskell, a member of the firm’s business litigation department, will present a seminar to the Santa Barbara Contractors Association addressing contractor’s licenses and the Contractor State License Board. The seminar will be directed to home improvement contractors interested in protecting their licenses and avoiding disciplinary actions by the CSLB. The presentation…

February 25, 2016: Melissa Fassett, a member of the firm’s Employment Litigation Department, presented a seminar to the Santa Barbara County Bar Association addressing the legal developments in employment law effective in 2016. The seminar discussed the new laws recently enacted which affect employers and also discussed recent developments in case law which alter the…

January 23, 2016: Price, Postel & Parma is a proud Gold Sponsor of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association’s 2016 Bench & Bar Conference. This year’s conference features a “State of the Bar” address by David J. Pasternak, President of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association and a keynote address on the “State of Immigration…

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