Appointment to San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Legislative Action Committee

Congratulations to Steven L. Simas on his appointment to the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Legislative Action Committee. The Legislative Action Committee is tasked monitoring and advocating for local, regional and on occasion state and national issues that impact member business success and the Chamber’s economic vision. The Chamber’s committees, Read more…

California's Automatic Renewal Law

Effective December 2010, California enacted an Auto-Renewal Law (“ARL”), Business & Professions Code sections 17600-17606, in an effort to end the practice of ongoing charging of consumers, without their explicit consent, for continuing services or products. Prior jurisprudence under the California Unfair Competition Law, Business & Professions Code §17200,et seq., Read more…

Bryan Garner Responds

Recently, the firm collectively got into a disagreement over the use of "try to" versus "try and". The majority believed that "try and" was colloquial and "try to" considered the correct, predominant, and preferred form. While all agreed that they are equally used in speaking form – and are basically synonymous – the majority determiend Read more…