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Below, please find recent media mentions of Simas & Associates, Ltd. This could be through local or regional media, press releases from the law firm, and/or upcoming speaking engagements of a member of our team.

Please note that any opinions or representations made within third-party publications are not that of Simas & Associates, Ltd., nor any of our employees. Rather, those opinions or representations are strictly those made by the party attributed to it or the publication itself.

Media Appearances

A pregnant pause: Sacramento midwife’s legal battle against state awaits rulingSacramento News & Review, 9/15/2016

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers ListSacramento Magazine, 7/29/2016

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List Sacramento Magazine, 8/6/2015

What is a Skelly Hearing?Business Daily Report, 9/2/2015

State Alcohol Laws Don’t Mix Well with Craft Brewing MovementSacramento Business Journal, 6/29/2015

Judge sides with Cathedral City in medical pot caseThe Desert Sun, 3/19/2015

Battle Burning for Pot Shops in Cathedral CityKESQ.com, 2/3/2015

Cathedral City marijuana dispensary permit questionedThe Desert Sun, 12/30/2014

Former Attorney Shows His Gentler Side in Nature Photos, New BookSacramento Bee, 12/15/2014

Cannabis Industry: Enforcing ContractsBaker Institute Blog, 11/6/2014

Doctor Drops Effort to Get License BackABC Sacramento, 9/12/2014

Hearing Considers Appeal by Fired Caltrans OfficialSacramento Bee, 4/12/2014

City Attorney Settles and Leaves Tolosa Press Bay News, 11/21/2013

Meeting on future of Morro Bay City Manager is Canceled The Tribune, 11/19/2013

Morro Bay moves forward on terminating City Attorney and ManagerCalCoastNews.com, 11/13/2013

Morro Bay Council ousts City Attorney, Starts Process to fire City Manager The Tribune, 11/12/2013

Morro Bay City Council Fires City Attorney, City ManagerThe Rock, 11/12/2013

Morro Bay City Attorney is put on Administrative LeaveThe Tribune, 10/31/2013

Morro Bay City Council votes to part ways with City Attorney Robert Schultz NBCNews.com, 10/22/2013

Morro Bay City Council holding another closed session meeting NBCNews.com, 10/21/2013

Morro Bay City Council to begin process of firing City Attorney – The Tribune, 10/21/2013

Morro Bay city attorney’s job back on chopping blockCalCoastNews.com, 10/19/2013

Morro Bay City Council hires legal counselToday.com, 10/18/2013

Morro Bay mayor hires law firm for advice on personnel issues The Tribune, 10/18/2013

Legal Perspective: Public Records Act Techwire Round-Up, 10/9/2013

Doctors’ Hospital Jobs Imperiled by California High Court Ruling Law360, a LexisNexis Company, 6/12/2013

Adminstrative Law Section’s Writs Seminar is Big Success Sacramento Lawyer, 5/15/2013

Firing of Caltrans testing supervisor upheldSacramento Bee, 4/5/2013

Never Face a Medical Board Investigation Alone – Medscape Business of Medicine, 1/17/2013

Hearing Considers Appeal by fired Caltrans Official Sacramento Bee, 10/14/2012

Job Discrimination Complaints Hit Record HighLawyers.com, 11/28/2011

Pay Attention if You are Using Workers as Independent ContractorsAgentsAlliance.com, 10/19/2011

Dog Rx Price Dispute – CBS Sacramento, 5/25/2011

The Pitfalls of Meals and Rest PeriodsAgentsAlliance.com, 3/25/2011

Winters v. Window Fashions Professional, Inc.Law.com, 9/11/2008

Tools of the Administrative Law Trade: Writs of MandateSacramento Lawyer, 1/15/2008

Medical Board Accuses Doctor of NegligenceBakersfield.com, 2/23/2007


Press Releases

People on the Move – Sacramento Business Journal, 6/23/2011


Speaking Engagements

2016 California Physical Therapy Association Conference – 10/8/2016
Payment Policy Forum – Legal Issues (Santa Clara, CA) – Steven L. Simas

San Luis Obispo County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section – 11/12/2015
Between a Rock and a Hard Place – When Criminal Law Overlaps Administrative Law – Steven L. Simas

2015 California Physical Therapy Association Conference – 9/26/2015
Ethics and Professionalism in Contemporary Physical Therapy Practice (Pasadena, CA) – Steven L. Simas

Pincus Professional Education – 11/14/2014
Adminsitrative Writs of Mandate: What You Need to Know – Steven L. Simas

Sacramento County Bar Association, Administrative Law Section – 8/21/2014
Between a Rock and a Hard Place – When Criminal Law Overlaps Administrative Law – Steven L. Simas and Justin D. Hein

California Physical Therapy Association– 4/13/2014
Direct Access in California – It is Here! Are You Ready? (Los Angeles, CA) – Steven L. Simas

California Physical Therapy Association– 4/12/2014
Direct Access in California – It is Here! Are You Ready? (Oakland, CA) – Steven L. Simas

Sacramento County Bar Association, Multiple Sections – 9/26/2013
Administrative Adjudications of Civil Service Commissions – Steven L. Simas

Sacramento Valley Paralegal Association, California Alliance of Paralegal Associations – 9/4/2013
How Administrative Law is Affecting Your Case Whether You Know it or Not – Steven L. Simas

San Luis Obispo County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section – 6/13/2013
The Intersection of Criminal and Administrative Law – Steven L. Simas

Lorman Education – Medical Records Law in California – 5/10/2013
Health Care Law Workshop – Steven L. Simas

San Mateo County Bar Association Private Defender’s Panel – 3/6/2013
The Intersection of Criminal and Administrative Law – Steven L. Simas and Justin D. Hein

Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic Winter Lecture Series – 2/26/2013
Veterinary Medical Records as a Defense to Your License – Steven L. Simas

Sacramento County Bar Association, Administrative Law Section – 2/13/2013
WRITS! Everything You Always Wanted to Know – Steven L. Simas (moderator)

San Luis Obispo County Civil Service Commission – 1/23/2013
Introduction to Appeals, Process, and Hearings – Steven L. Simas

Lorman Education – Medical Records Law in California – 5/11/2012
Health Care Law Workshop – Steven L. Simas

2011 Alliance Convention & Expo – 10/1/2011
Employment Law Workshop – Steven L. Simas

2011 Alliance Convention & Expo – 9/30/2011
Employment Law Workshop – Steven L. Simas

2011 Alliance Convention & Expo – 9/29/2011
Employment Law Workshop – Steven L. Simas

2011 California Physical Therapy Association Conference – 9/22/2011
Ethics, Laws, and Regulations – Steven L. Simas


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