Legal Alert: Supreme Court Rules Independent Contractors Liable Under Section 1090

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The California Supreme Court ruled that certain independent contractors are not excluded from Government Code section 1090.  Section 1090 prohibits “public officers and employees from making contracts in which they have a financial interest when they…

Rick R. Olivarez Joins NALEO in Dallas

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OMLO Partner and NALEO Board Member, Rick R. Olivarez, was in attendance at NALEO’s 34th Annual Conference held in Dallas, Texas.  Each year, the conference serves as the largest gathering of Latino policymakers in the country,…

OMLO Attorney Joaquin Vazquez Published in California Litigation

An informational article discussing cannabis regulations written by Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill attorney Joaquin Vazquez was published in the most recent issue of California Litigation.  Mr.  Vazquez’s article was one of two lead articles that served as inspiration…

Proudly Announcing Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP

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We are very pleased to announce that Olivarez Madruga is now Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP. We’ve added two new partners to the team: Keith Lemieux and Steve O’Neill. Prior to the joining of the two firms, Lemieux and…

Legal Alert: Supreme Court Rules Texts and Emails Are Public Record

In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court ruled that texts and emails sent by public employees on their personal devices or accounts are a matter of public record if dealing with official business.  The Firm…

OM Attorney Assists in Updating Municipal Law Handbook

The Continuing Education of the Bar has released its 2016 edition of the California Municipal Law Handbook.  Olivarez Madruga attorney, Joaquin Vazquez, contributed to this year’s publication as a reviewer.  Mr. Vazquez was responsible for assessing…

OM Out to Fight Hunger with L.A.’s Food From the Bar

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After four weeks of fundraising during the month of May, the 8th annual Food From the Bar campaign has come to a close.  Sixty-eight firms throughout Los Angeles County partook in this year’s event, bringing in…

Join OM in the Fight Against Hunger

For the month of May, Olivarez Madruga will be participating in its first Food from the Bar campaign, benefiting the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.  For the past eight years, law firms and legal offices throughout…

Ceremony Honoring Congressman Edward Roybal on U.S. Capitol Grounds

On March 16, 2016, a tree planting ceremony commemorating Managing Partner Rick R. Olivarez’s late grandfather, Congressman Edward Roybal, took place on the U.S. Capitol Grounds.  Mr. Olivarez and OM Partner, Thomas M. Madruga, were proud…

New Laws Affecting Public Entities in 2016

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With the New Year comes a spate of new laws affecting public agencies and various aspects of their day-to-day operations.  The Firm has assembled general summaries of newly enacted laws that may affect your organization.  Please click…

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