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News from the Firm

Rose Zoia (Of Counsel) Joins The Firm

Friedemann Goldberg LLP is excited to share that Rose M. Zoia has joined the firm in an Of Counsel position. As part of the firm, Rose will be working on real estate, lending, and appellate cases. She has 30 years of experience as a California lawyer and has established a preeminent reputation in the field of land use.

Ms. Zoia has practiced in the superior courts of more than a dozen counties in California as well as in each of the six districts of the California Courts of Appeal. She has also practiced in the Eastern, Central, and Northern Districts of the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She has lectured on the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and represented Protect Our Water and Environmental Rights (POWER) in a coordinated case challenging the Environmental Impact Report on the largest water transfer in the history of the United States.


After the Fire; Construction Lending and Rebuilding Seminar

If you lost your home in the fires and are facing the challenge of rebuilding, you need information. Please join us at the Friedman Event Center for a FREE half day seminar covering construction and construction lending.

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Attorney Blog

New California Rules of Professional Conduct

By: Cory Darnell

On May 10, 2018, the California Supreme Court approved new California Rules of Professional Conduct (“New Rules”). Sixty-Nine New Rules have been implemented. It is the largest overhaul of the State’s rules in over thirty years. To provide some context into the scale of change, the previous Rules of Professional Conduct were thirty-three pages long, where new rules are 106 pages. These are changes that all 267,464 attorneys in California need to study.