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March 5, 2021

Compton USD Leadership Discusses School Re-Openings During COVID With KPCC/NPR

Superintendent Darin Brawley and Board of Trustees President Micah Ali of OMLO client Compton Unified School District made an appearance on KPCC/NPR’s “Take Two” on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 to discuss school re-openings in the face of the ongoing global COVID-19 ...... Read More

February 27, 2021

Join OMLO in Supporting the GLA ALA Book Drive!

OMLO is proud to support the GLA/ALA Book Drive, a collaboration with Lee & Low Books in honor of Black History Month. The drive, organized by GLA ALA‘s Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Accessibility (DEIA) and ...... Read More

February 26, 2021

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling: City Did Not Waive Refund Claim Filing Deadline in Water Billing Case

On Tuesday, February 16th, the California Court of Appeals for the 4th District upheld a lower court’s ruling and found that substantial evidence supported the trial court’s decision that the City of San Juan Capistrano ...... Read More

February 24, 2021

David F. Gondek Honored by City of El Monte for Years of Service

Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill LLP is proud to share that the City of El Monte and OutFront Media have partnered to honor late OMLO attorney David F. Gondek with a month-long electronic billboard display on ...... Read More

February 24, 2021

OMLO Partner Thomas Madruga Receives Highest Peer Rating for Ethics and Professional Excellence

Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP is proud to announce that our Partner Thomas Madruga has been rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Preeminent rating is Martindale-Hubbell‘s highest rating for ethics and professional excellence, and is given upon ...... Read More

February 11, 2021

Rick Olivarez Tapped to Serve on Board of Directors for PCI Media

OMLO is proud to announce that our Managing partner, Rick Olivarez, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors for PCI Media. PCI Media’s mission is social change through education and communication, combining ...... Read More

February 3, 2021

OMLO Proudly Announces the Launch of the Firm’s New Website

We at Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP are pleased to announce the launch of our new website, designed and developed to better inform and serve our clients and others with specific legal needs. We invite ...... Read More

February 3, 2021

Tom Madruga Named to 2021 Southern California “Super Lawyers”

OMLO is proud to announce that Tom Madruga has been named to the 2021 Southern California “Super Lawyers” list by Thomson Reuters. The “Super Lawyer” distinction honors attorneys who have attained outstanding professional achievement and ...... Read More

January 19, 2021

Rick Olivarez Tapped To Serve on Homeboy Industries’ Board of Directors

OMLO is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Rick Olivarez, has been selected to serve on Homeboy Industries’ Board of Directors. Homeboy is the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Rick ...... Read More

January 5, 2021

Online Posting Requirement for Political Reform Act Online Filing and Disclosures under California Assembly Bill 2151

The Political Reform Act requires public agencies to file various reports or statements, such as the Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700), and periodic campaign statements for employees and elected officials, such as the Recipient ...... 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

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