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OMLO attorneys are industry leaders within their respective fields and are often turned to by publications for insight for various legal matters. View OMLO’s latest press mentions below.

December 3, 2020

OMLO Partner Lloyd Pilchen Publishes Article on River Reversal in The American Surveyor

OMLO Partner Lloyd Pilchen’s article on river reversal, “Waterways and Earth Days Part 1,” was recently featured in The American Surveyor‘s November 2020 issue. In the article, Lloyd discusses historical and current issues of water rights surrounding ...... Read More

September 2, 2020

Judge rules University of California System can’t use SAT and ACT tests for admissions

Today (September 1, 2020,) a judge in Alameda County announced a groundbreaking decision in Kawika Smith v. Regents of the University of California, granting a preliminary injunction that requires the UC system to stop using ...... Read More

February 20, 2018

Thomas M. Madruga and Deborah Lee-Germain Obtain Favorable Settlement After Seven Day Trial

Congratulations to Thomas M. Madruga and Deborah Lee-Germain who argued successfully for Settlement in the matter of Gabrielle G. Lopez v. City of Inglewood.... Read More

February 6, 2018

Rick Olivarez joins LA Latino Chamber of Commerce

As of January 2018, Rick Olivarez was appointed to the board of the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce. The LALCC supports Latino owned businesses in Los Angeles county.... Read More

May 2, 2017

OMLO Attorney Joaquin Vazquez Published in California Litigation

An informational article discussing cannabis regulations written by OMLO 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 ...... Read More

August 8, 2016

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 ...... Read More

March 25, 2016

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 ...... Read More

October 6, 2015

OM Now Certified Minority-Owned Business

The Managing Partners are proud to announce that Olivarez Madruga has met all criteria set by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), and is now a certified minority-owned law firm, as recognized by NMSDC’s ...... Read More

January 17, 2015

Christine Hsu Named Partner

Olivarez Madruga is pleased to announce the elevation to partnership of Christine K. Hsu. A graduate of the University of California, Irvine and Northeastern University School of Law, she was admitted to practice in California ...... Read More

November 26, 2014

Rick R. Olivarez & Isabel Birrueta speak at NALEO in Washington, D.C.

On November 23, 2014, Rick R. Olivarez, Managing Shareholder, and Isabel Birrueta, Shareholder, had the honor of being invited to speak at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials’ (NALEO) 10th Biennial National Institute ...... Read More

September 17, 2014

Attorney Lloyd Pilchen Honored at Pro Bono Awards

On September 10, 2014, Olivarez Madruga attorney, Lloyd Pilchen, was honored at the Public Counsel Pro Bono Awards for his work with its Early Care and Education Law Program.  Specifically, for spearheading Public Counsel’s work ...... Read More

March 18, 2014

Olivarez Madruga Attorneys Quoted in Daily Journal

State pension fund letter over courts’ use of retirees stirs concern... Read More

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