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  • Court of Appeal Upholds School District's Use of Proposition 39 Bond Funds for Facilities Construction

    San Diego, CA – Because of declining enrollment matched with increases in property values and construction costs, many school districts have been forced to revise construction plans by scaling back or eliminating new school projects that were previously intended for bond funding. Resulting lawsuits challenging district projects and plans can be costly to defend and delay the ability of districts to go to the bond market and obtain funding -- thus delaying the construction of needed schools...

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  • Matthew D. Short Elected to Board of the San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals

    San Diego, CA – The San Diego law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is proud to announce that associate Matthew D. Short has been elected to the Board of Directors of the San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP). The NASPP is the leading membership association devoted to meeting the needs of stock plan professionals, with nearly 6,000 members whose responsibilities relate, directly or indirectly, to stock plan design and adminis...

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  • Procopio Wins Significant Case in Tax Court

    San Diego, CA – Eric Swenson and Allison Cato, attorneys with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, prevailed in Tax Court after receiving a favorable decision in the case, Gagliardi v Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2008-10 (January 24, 2008). In 1991, Mr. Gagliardi's life took a tragic turn in an unexpected way: Mr. Gagliardi won approximately $27 million in the California lottery. The winning of the lottery, however, began a sad tale. As the result of winning the lottery and suddenly ...

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  • Procopio Expands Litigation Practice

    San Diego, CA – The San Diego law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is pleased to announce that John D. Alessio has joined the firm's Litigation Practice Group as Senior Counsel. John Alessio comes to Procopio from the San Diego law firm of Thompson & Alessio, LLP. Mr. Alessio is an accomplished business, employment, and real estate attorney with experience in civil jury trials, arbitration and mediation. He has assisted companies of all sizes with their formation, ...

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  • Leading San Diego Tax Attorney Joins Procopio

    San Diego, CA – The San Diego law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is pleased to announce that David C. Boatwright has joined the firm's Tax Practice Group as Of Counsel. For over a decade, Mr. Boatwright chaired the San Diego tax practice of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses on general business and contractual matters, real estate, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint venture arrangements, private equity fund formation and portfolio investment,...

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  • Procopio Enhances Commitment to the Community

    San Diego, CA – The founders of the law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP endowed the firm with an enduring commitment to the community, as well as to its clients. The firm continues to advocate for the San Diego region, investing extensive time and resources into nearly 200 trade, community, charitable, educational and cultural organizations. Procopio is proud to announce that the following individuals have recently enhanced that community commitment by taking leadershi...

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  • International Tax Conference to Feature Prominent Keynote Speakers

    San Diego, CA – The fourth annual University of San Diego School of Law – Procopio International Tax Institute Conference – 2008 International Update: U.S.-Mexico-Canada Cross-Border Tax Issues will take place on May 1st and 2nd at the Joan Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on the USD campus. The conference will feature two prominent professionals as keynote speakers. Jack Anderson, partner with Ernst & Young in Paris, will speak at the conference on Thursday, May 1st...

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  • 20 Procopio Attorneys Listed in San Diego Super Lawyers® Magazine

    San Diego, CA – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is proud to announce that 20 attorneys have been named by San Diego Super Lawyers magazine as the top attorneys in San Diego for 2008. Only five percent of the lawyers in the city are named by Super Lawyers. The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, MN. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes ...

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  • The University of San Diego School of Law – Procopio International Tax Institute 2008

    San Diego, CA – The University of San Diego School of Law - Procopio International Tax Institute presented its fourth annual conference, "International Update: U.S. – Mexico – Canada Cross-Border Tax Issues", on May 1 & 2, 2008 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (USD). This is the only conference dedicated to the latest developments in the dynamic field of U.S., Mexican and Canadian international tax law. Business executives operating in an inc...

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  • George “Jody” Root, Jr. Elected to Board of Directors of California Regional Health Information Organization (CalRHIO)

    San Diego, CA – The San Diego law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is proud to announce that partner George “Jody” Root, Jr. has been elected to the Board of Directors of the California Regional Health Information Organization (CalRHIO). CalRHIO is a collaborative effort to incrementally build the structure and capabilities necessary for a secure statewide data exchange system that enables California’s health care providers and patients to access vit...

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