Helpful Links

Below, please find a list of helpful links to third party websites. These are links to California state agencies and other organizations that relate to the services or legal practice areas of Simas & Associates, Ltd. In addition, please find links to local bar associationsrespected colleagues, and general interest.
The links are provided for convenience only. The links are maintained by their respective organizations, and those organizations are solely responsible for the content of their own sites and the products and services offered on their sites. Viewing such third party websites is entirely at your own risk.

Administrative Law Links

Office of Administrative Hearings
US Department of Labor – Office of Administrative Law Judges
American Bar Association – Section of Administrative Law

Healthcare Law Links

Medical Board of California
Dental Board of California
Board of Registered Nursing
Board of Pharmacy
Physical Therapy Board
Department of Health Care Services
Veterinary Medical Board
US Department of Health and Human Services
US Drug Enforcement Administration

Professional Licensing Law Links

Bureau of Real Estate
Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers
Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Contractors State License Board
Department of Social Services
Professional Fiduciaries Bureau
Department of Conservation
Board of Behavioral Science
Integrated Waste Management Board

State Bar Defense Law Links

State Bar Association
State Bar Court
State Bar Act
California Rules of Professional Conduct
Handbook on Client Trust Accounting
Ethics Opinions – State Bar of California
Ethics Opinions – San Francisco County Bar Association
Ethics Opinions – Los Angeles County Bar Association
Ethics Opinions – San Diego County Bar Association
ABA – Center for Professional Responsibility

Employment Law Links

State Personnel Board
California Department of Human Resources (CalHR)
California Labor Commissioner (DLSE)
Merit Systems Services
Office of Personnel Management

Business Law Links

Secretary of State

Alcohol Beverage Control Law Links

Department of Alcohol Beverage Control
Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board
National Alcohol Beverage Control Association
National Conference of State Liquor Administrators
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
California Wine Institute
Family Winemakers of California
California Restaurant Association
Golden Gate Restaurant Association

Automotive Industry Law Links

Department of Motor Vehicles
Bureau of Automotive Repair
Guide for Licensed Vehicle Dealers and Lessor-Retailers
Unofficial Guide to the DMV
The Center for Auto Safety

Gambling Law Links

Gambling Control Commission
Bureau of Gambling Control
Compliance Inspection Review for Cardrooms
Franchise Tax Board
National Association for Responsible Gaming
American Gaming Association
National Indian Gaming Commission

Public Contracts Law Links

Department of General Services

Civil Litigation Links

California Courts
Superior Court of California – Sacramento County
Superior Court of California – San Luis Obispo County
Superior Court of California – San Francisco County
Superior Court of California – Ventura County
Superior Court of California – Los Angeles County
Superior Court of California – San Diego County
US District Court – Central District of California
US District Court – Northern District of California
US District Court – Southern District of California
US District Court – Eastern District of California

Appellate Law Links

Supreme Court of California
California Courts of Appeal
US Courts of Appeal – 9th Circuit
US Courts of Appeal – Federal Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States

Bar Associations Links

Sacramento County Bar Association
San Luis Obispo County Bar Association
Sonoma County Bar Association
Women Lawyers of Sacramento
Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association (WMBA)
Asisan/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS)
South Asian Bar Association (SABA)
Sacramento Valley Paralegal Association (SVPA)
Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association
St. Thomas More Society
La Raza Lawyers of California

Respected Colleagues Links

Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez, P.C. - Workers Compensation Defense Law
Butler Viadro, LLP - Admiralty Law
Carmel & Naccasha, LLP - Municipal Law, Business Law
Collins, Ritchie, & Ervin, LLP - Family Law
Goralka Law Firm - Estate Planning Law
Holderness Law Firm - Land Use Law
Law Office of Wing & Parisi - Criminal Defense Law
Maho Prentice, LLP - Personal Injury Law
McMonagle, Steinberg & Hester, LLP - Workers Compensation Plaintiff Law
McNamara, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Borges & Ambacher LLP - Medical Malpractice Law
Montgomery & Wetenkamp - Tax Law
Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfield, LLP - Antitrust Law, Environmental Law
Pacific West Law Group, LLP - Professional Licensing Defense Law
Rothschild, Wishek, & Sands, LLP - Criminal Defense Law, Professional Licensing Defense Law
Spinelli, Donald, & Nott P.C. - Civil Litigation

General Interest Links

Sacramento Bee
San Francisco Chronicle
Los Angeles Times