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Partner Christine H. Long Celebrates 20 Years with Berliner Cohen, LLP

April 8, 2021 |

Berliner Cohen, LLP would like to congratulate Christine H. Long, Partner, as she celebrates 20 years with the firm this April.  Christine long expertly maintains a diverse litigation practice in employment, hospitality, business litigation and real estate. She is the is the Chair of the… Read More

Understanding Probate and Trusts - Learn What Happens Upon Death When Owning Property

April 7, 2021 |

On Febury 24, 2021, Berliner Cohen attorney Andrew Dignan hosted a complimentary webinar, in partnership with Cypress Title Corporation, exploring what happens to property upon death.  Webinar Details: February 24, 2021, 10:00AM - 11:00AM View the webinar here.  About Andrew… Read More

Partner Joshua Borger Publishes Two Articles with Daily Journal

February 22, 2021 |

Berliner Cohen Partner Joshua Borger published two articles with the Daily Journal regarding California employers, private organizations and their optiosn regarding employee and memeber speech. Read more here:  Can employers fire employees for social or political speech? Daily Journal.… Read More

Welcome to New Attorney Makayla Whitney

February 12, 2021 |

Our Berliner Cohen team would like to welcome Makayla Whitney to the Firm's Modesto Office in Business Litigation and Labor & Employment Law.  Ms. Whitney represents individuals and business in civil litigation and employment matters. Prior to joining Berliner Cohen, Ms. Whitney worked… Read More

Berliner Cohen Welcomes New Attorney Christian Wick

February 1, 2021 |

Berliner Cohen, LLP is happy to welcome back Christian D. Wick as a new attorney in our Business Litigation Department. Christian served as a Law Clerk with the Firm while studying law at Santa Clara University. Welcome, Christian. Read More

Berliner Cohen Announces Michael Cheng Elected Partner, January 2021

January 5, 2021 |

Berliner Cohen, LLP is pleased to announce that Michael “Mike” J. Cheng has been elected Partner in Business Litigation. Mike is a trial attorney who represents businesses and individuals in a variety of commercial disputes as well as real estate related litigation, including… Read More

COVID- 19 Preparation Plans – What Businesses Need to Know

December 16, 2020 |

California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) new emergency regulation applies to most workers in California and requires employers to develop and implement a comprehensive written COVID-19 Prevention Program that addresses: A system for communicating COVID-19 information;… Read More

UPDATED Proposition 15 (Split-Roll Initiative): How It Could Affect Commercial Property Taxes

November 23, 2020 |

Update as of November 23, 2020:  By a narrow margin (52% to 48%), it appears that California voters have rejected Proposition 15, the “split roll” initiative that would have eliminated the limitation on real property tax increases under Proposition 13 for many commercial and… Read More

Berliner Cohen, LLP ranked as Best Law Firm regionally by The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2021

November 12, 2020 |

Berliner Cohen, LLP has been regionally ranked  as a The U.S. News -  Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings for 2021.  This rigorous ranking process has acknowledged the firm in six outstanding areas:  Tier 1 in Litigation: Land Use & Zoning Tier 1 in… Read More

Proposition 19: Big Changes After Valentine’s Day 2021

November 12, 2020 | ,

  This coming Valentine’s Day, your local California county assessor will be giddy in anticipation of what is to come because two days later -- Proposition 19(1) will go into effect.  As a result, property tax envelopes will soon need to be returned with much larger checks from their… Read More

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Latest Events

Webinar: 2021 Legal Center Roadshow - Central California

April 1, 2021

Berliner Cohen, LLP Partner Christine H. Long will join the California Restaurant Association and Small Business Majority for this complimentary webinar, focused on updating restaurant operators on the new laws of 2021, specifically within the Central California region.  Webinar… Read More

Webinar: Understanding Probates and Trusts - Learn What Happens Upon Death when Owning Property (February 24, 2021)

February 18, 2021

Join Berliner Cohen attorney Andrew Dignan for a complimentary webinar to learn more about what happens to property upon death.  Webinar Details:  February 24, 2021, 10:00AM - 11:00AM Register here.  In partnership with Cypress Title Corporation About Andrew Dignan:  Andrew… Read More

Webinar: 2021 Employment Law Update (January 13, 2021)

November 2, 2020

              We do the research, we monitor the court decisions, we analyze the new laws, and then we educate employers. The legislature and the courts had a robust year in 2020, instituting new rules      rules and regulations regarding COVID-19… Read More

Webinar: Workplace Investigations, October 28, 2020

October 20, 2020

Berliner Cohen's Labor & Employment Law Department will partner with the Central Valley Human Resource Management Association to host a webinar explaining when and how to conduct workplace investigations. Failure to properly investigate claims of discrimination and harassment or allegations… Read More

Webinar: Starting a Business in Silicon Valley, November 17, 2020

October 16, 2020

Starting a business in Silicon Valley, California, the technology center of the world, is a dream and a challenge.  And, doing it correctly may make the difference between being successful and losing your investment. On November 17, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, … Read More

Webinar: Tips and Traps for Returning Employees Back to Work

September 1, 2020

Businesses bringing employees back to work, teleworking or on-location, have many questions and concerns.  Berliner Cohen, LLP Partner Susan Bishop and the Santa Clara County Employer Advisory Council have partnered to offer this complimentary webinar to answer… Read More

Webinar: Planning Your Legacy in the Middle of a Pandemic

August 18, 2020

Berliner Cohen, LLP attorney Brandon Rebboah will be presenting an introduction to planning your estate during Covid-19 at a webinar hosted by The Catholic Community Foundation. PLANNING YOUR LEGACY IN THE MIDDLE OF A PANDEMIC SEPTEMBER 3, 2020, 12:00PM Register or learn more here.  Read More

Webinar: Virtual Broker Roundtable

August 10, 2020

Join Partner Joshua Borger for a webinar hosted by the Commercial Brokers Association on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 10:00am - 11:00am.  This Virtual Broker Roundtable is designed to answer:  - What are the rights of commercial tenants and landlords when the stay is lifted? - Did… Read More

Joshua Borger, Partner, Interview Regarding The Coronavirus and Landlord and Tenant Rights, Wednesday, July 22, 2020

July 20, 2020

Wednesday, July 22nd, from 12-1 pm, Berliner Cohen Partner Joshua Borger will be interviewed on KSCO (1080 a.m.) to discuss two pivotal issues that are impacting everyone due to the Coronavirus.  This interview will address, first, if insurance will cover business losses due to stay-at-home… Read More

Complimentary Webinar: Complying with Consumer Privacy during COVID-19 - Intro to the California Consumer Privacy Act

July 16, 2020

Join Berliner Cohen, LLP Partner Jay Landrum and associate Emily Tewes for a complimentary and informative webinar to assist your business in meeting the requirements for consumer privacy.  CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT DURING COVID-19: INTRO TO THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER… Read More

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