OMLO attorneys secure the best results for their clients in both the public and private sectors. View OMLO’s latest results below.

October 31, 2023

Thomas Madruga Defends City of Inglewood in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

OMLO Partner Thomas Madruga recently achieved a dismissal for the City of Inglewood in a wrongful death lawsuit alleging the city had created a “dangerous situation” which led to the death by shooting of the ...... Read More

May 12, 2022

Terence Gallagher Defends Compton Unified School District in 21-day Trial

Lead trial attorney Terence Gallagher recently achieved a successful defense verdict on behalf of a school district client after a 21-day trial. The matter of Ismael Campos v. Compton Unified School District, et al. involved ...... Read More

November 17, 2021

Thomas Madruga and Jaime Hernández Successfully Defend Centinela Valley Union High School District in 10-Day Jury Trial

OMLO’s Thomas Madruga and Jaime Hernández achieved a successful result on behalf of a school district client following a 10-day jury trial. In Gonzalez v. Centinela Valley Union High School District, Tom and Jaime represented ...... Read More

September 10, 2021

Jamie Hernández Obtains Summary Judgement in Favor of Colton Joint Unified School District

OMLO attorney Jaime Hernández successfully argued the Colton Joint Unified School District’s Motion for Summary Judgment in the matter of Zlaket v. Colton Joint Unified School District. The Court summarily granted judgment in favor of ...... Read More

June 2, 2021

Michael Campion Successfully Represents Foothill Municipal Water District on Employment Matter

Michael Campion, of OMLO, successfully represented the Foothill Municipal Water District Board of Directors, obtaining a judgment denying petition for writ of mandate from the Superior Court of the State of California County of Los ...... Read More

May 25, 2021

Tom Madruga Represents Compton Unified in Landmark Case to Eliminate UC Regents’ Use of “Discriminatory” Standardized Tests

OMLO Partner Thomas M. Madruga successfully represented Compton Unified School District in a groundbreaking lawsuit seeking to prevent the University of California (UC) from considering standardized test scores, including the SAT and ACT, as part of ...... Read More

April 6, 2021

Paul Aguilar Successfully Represents School District

Paul Aguilar successfully represented a School District in a Final Decision on Termination Appeal against an employee, who violated several District Regulations. After reviewing evidence presented on appeal, the District’s Personnel Commission concluded that – ...... Read More

December 10, 2020

OMLO Associate Chelsea Scharf Negotiates Groundwater Cleanup Agreement

OMLO Associate Chelsea Scharf recently completed the negotiation of a groundwater cleanup agreement for the Eastern Municipal Water District, securing a positive outcome for our client and a great result for the environment. Eastern Municipal ...... 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

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

January 7, 2015

OM Attorneys Win Big

Congratulations to Thomas M. Madruga and Elliot R. Field who argued successfully for Summary Judgment in the matter of Kaye E. Burnside v. Compton Unified School District, et al., thus ending the case.  The plaintiff ...... Read More

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