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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

January 14, 2015

The Firm Adopts A Family

Olivarez Madruga chose Adopt-a-Family as one of its charitable giving opportunities for the 2014 holiday season.  Believing that giving to others is an important part of the season of celebration, our generous group of employees ...... 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

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

Team OM Does Justice Jog

Olivarez Madruga participated in the 7th annual Justice Jog held on Sunday, September 14.  In this, the Firm’s first year of participation, Olivarez Madruga assembled a twelve-member team to come out and run for a ...... 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

April 17, 2014

Associate Elliot Field Joins the Bench for a Day at Loyola Law School

On April 9, 2014, OM associate Elliot Field volunteered to serve as a judge for Loyola Law School’s first year students’ oral argument exercise. Organized by Legal Writing Program Director and Clinical Professor Cindy Archer, ...... 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

February 28, 2014

Rick R. Olivarez Elected to NALEO Educational Fund Board of Directors

In February, Managing Partner Rick R. Olivarez attended a NALEO Educational Fund event in Washington D.C. to witness the presentation of the Edward R. Roybal Award for Outstanding Public Service. Mr. Olivarez was recently elected ...... Read More

February 10, 2014

Congratulations Super Lawyer Thomas M. Madruga

Olivarez Madruga is pleased to announce that Tom Madruga has been elected for the 2014 Super Lawyers list, marking the 7th year of this achievement for Tom. We’re proud to have this exceptional attorney helping ...... Read More

January 14, 2014

2014 Legislation Update

Governor Jerry Brown, during the 2013 session of the California State Legislature, signed numerous bills into law, the majority of which became effective January 1, 2014. This legislation update summarizes the relevant new laws that ...... Read More

September 16, 2013

5 Recent Changes to Education Law

Education law is constantly changing to reflect changes in technology and the way children learn. While these new laws are set to help children acquire a better education, legal guidelines related to education can make ...... Read More