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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

Should practices offer staff eye exams?Ophthalmic Professional, 07/01/2017

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

Barristers' Club of Sacramento – 06/29/2017
Introduction to Administrative Law (Sacramento, CA) – Justin D. Hein

Pincus Professional Seminar – 04/20/2017
Writs of Administrative Mandamus Demystified (Santa Clara, CA) – Steven L. Simas

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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