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Stephanie Blum Interviewed On Entertainment Tonight About Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Pending Divorce

September 20, 2016 in Press Articles

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Reuben Raucher & Blum Certified Family Law Specialist Stephanie I. Blum is interviewed on Entertainment Tonight about the pending divorce between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Stephanie Blum Interviewed On CBS2 NEWS AT 6 About Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Pending Divorce

September 20, 2016 in Press Articles

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Reuben Raucher & Blum Certified Family Law Specialist Stephanie I. Blum is interviewed on CBS2 NEWS about the pending divorce between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Stephanie I. Blum – Named to Los Angeles Magazine’s List of 2016 Top Women Attorneys in Southern California

September 13, 2016 in RRB News

Reuben Raucher & Blum is pleased to announce that Stephanie I. Blum has been named by Los Angeles Magazine as one of 2016’s Top Women Attorneys in Southern California.

Public Counsel’s 2016 William O. Douglas Award Dinner

June 30, 2016 in Community

On June 30, 2016, the attorneys from Reuben Raucher & Blum attended and supported Public Counsel’s 2016 William O. Douglas Award Dinner. This year, the William O. Douglas Award was presented to public interest lawyer and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson. RRB founder Timothy D. Reuben is proud to serve on the Board of Directors for Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm.

Punitive Damages In Bad Faith Cases Can Take Into Account Attorney Fees

June 15, 2016 in RRB News

RRB’s Stephen Raucher’s article “Punitive Damages In Bad Faith Cases Can Take Into Account Attorney Fees” is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on June 15, 2016.

People’s “Abuse Allegations and What’s Next in Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s Divorce: All Your Questions Answered” Article

May 31, 2016 in Press Articles

Reuben Raucher & Blum Certified Family Law Specialist Stephanie I. Blum is quoted twice in People magazine regarding Johnny Depp’s pending divorce and the domestic violence allegations against him. Asked whether the abuse claims have an impact on divorce proceedings, Stephanie says, “So, if [Heard] is looking for [Depp] to pay her spousal support or pay her legal fees, making these allegations too would allow her to have those requests decided on by the court within weeks.” As far as Johnny Depp facing criminal charges goes, Stephanie says, “It is rare for the D.A. to file criminal charges in a domestic violence case when the police do not arrest the alleged perpetrator.”

Movie Night: Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses

May 12, 2016 in Community

On May 12, 2016, Timothy D. Reuben chaired the Inn of Court’s annual Movie Night, where seasoned practitioners and a judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court critiqued their cinematic counterparts’ cross-examination of expert witnesses and provided a nuts and bolts tutorial on how to get the most out of your experts, or minimize the impact of the testimony of your adversary’s experts.

Stephen L. Raucher Co-Authors Insurance Update for Third Straight Year

April 12, 2016 in RRB News

Insurance Law is published by the State Bar Litigation Section in its California Litigation Review (2015 Edition), co-authored by RRB attorney Stephen L. Raucher, along with Michael Sohigian, who have provided insurance updates together for the third consecutive year.

Timothy Reuben Quoted in LA Daily Journal Article on Anti-SLAPP Case

February 22, 2016 in RRB News

On February 22, 2016, Timothy Reuben was quoted in an article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal article entitled “Judge Stands By Ruling That Cites Appellate Court Dissent.” Mr. Reuben was asked for his comment on a trial court opinion dismissing a shareholder derivative lawsuit against corporate counsel under the Anti-SLAPP statute. Mr. Reuben commented that, “For anti-SLAPP purposes — to prevent chilling – shouldn’t the court look into the true initiator of the lawsuit, which is not the corporation itself but the plaintiff?”

Second Annual Update on Developments in Insurance

February 09, 2016 in Community

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Stephen Raucher was one of the panelists presenting a continuing legal education program entitled “Second Annual Update on Developments in Insurance.” The program examined the most important new cases from 2015 regarding insurance coverage and bad faith, focusing particularly on liability and property policies.

Harriett Buhai’s Century Campaign 2016

February 05, 2016 in Community

On February 5, 2016, the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law presented RRB with a “Certificate of Tribute” for its support for Harriett Buhai’s Century Campaign 2016. Harriet Buhai is committed to stopping domestic violence, improving the welfare of poor children, and assuring equal justice in the family courts.

RRB’s Super Lawyers 2016

January 20, 2016 in RRB News

Reuben Raucher & Blum attorneys Timothy D. Reuben, Stephen L. Raucher, and Stephanie I. Blum are named as Southern California “Super Lawyers” for the 2016 edition of Southern California Super Lawyers magazine.

Pro Bono Victory for RRB

December 11, 2015 in Community

On December 11, 2015, RRB attorneys secured a loan modification and assumption in favor of a pro bono client who had been threatened with foreclosure after the death of his wife. The client was referred to the firm by Public Counsel after the loan servicing company had refused to approve his assumption of the mortgage, despite a court order from the Probate Court. In successfully representing the client, not only was the assumption finally approved, but the loan was restructured with a significant amount to be forgiven. Reuben Raucher & Blum works with several non-profits in providing pro bono services, including Public Counsel – the largest pro bono law firm in the nation.

Legal Malpractice Should Be Subject to Anti-SLAPP Statute

October 20, 2015 in RRB News

RRB’s Timothy Reuben’s article “Legal Malpractice Should Be Subject to Anti-SLAPP Statute” is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on October 20, 2015.

Stephanie I. Blum – Named to Los Angeles Magazine’s List of 2015 Top Women Attorneys in Southern California

September 01, 2015 in RRB News

Reuben Raucher & Blum is pleased to announce that Stephanie I. Blum has been named by Los Angeles Magazine as one of 2015’s Top Women Attorneys in Southern California.