LA West San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena DG: Update on Proving Damages in CA and 5 Helpful Hints on Avoiding the Unlawful Practice of Law| G3070317

Date :
March 6, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location :
Facility :
Mijares Mexican Restaurant
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Level of Difficulty :
CPE Credits :
CPE 1.00
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This two part presentation by speakers Joel A. Goldman and Tiffany A. Halimi, from Clark Trevithick, PLC, will explore legal aspects of being in practice in California. We will be looking at proving damages in California and then hear five helpful hints on avoiding the unlawful practice of law.


  • Learn the legal aspects of being in practice in California.
  • Gain knowledge on  International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 13 and U.S. GAAP codification topic 820.
  • Understand the fair value concept and its application in the measurement of assets and liabilities.

Major Subjects:

International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 13.
U.S. GAAP codification topic .

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Misc. Information:

Registration opens at 11:30 AM and presentation begins at 12:30 PM.
Fees: $19/member, $29/nonmember.
Add $5 for same day and at door registration.
Includes buffet lunch which begins at 11:30 AM
Parking is free.
Address: Mijares Mexican Restaurant, 145 Palmetto Drive, Pasadena 91105
Level of Difficulty:
Field of Interest:
Business Law
Designed For:
CPAs and other professional staff


Joel A Goldman
A veteran trial lawyer, Joel Goldman brings more than forty eight years’ experience to Clark & Trevithick’s litigation and creditors’ rights and remedies capabilities. Known for his toughness and creativity in and out of court, as well as a knack for resolving disputes quickly, Joel came to Clark & Trevithick from the Los Angeles office of a large national law firm. He has handled over one hundred trials and arbitrations. One of his most noteworthy cases involved in excess of two hundred collateral lawsuits, approximately thirty-five appeals and/or appellate writs, approximately thirty-eight Chapter 11 cases and ended in a victory for his clients. Joel handles a full range of complex civil litigation matters from small disputes to multi-million dollar cases involving individuals, entrepreneurs, small businesses and major institutional clients. With an eye for solving clients’ problems in a creative and cost-effective way, he handles a wide variety of matters including legal malpractice claims, assorted business tort claims, wrongful termination actions, construction defect suits and RICO. Joel also prosecutes and defends cases involving insurance coverage and bad faith issues, dealing not only with the relationship of the carrier to its insured, but disputes between carriers, including reinsurance and regulators. He is a member of the California Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Los Angeles Trial Practice Inn of Court and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. He has been a professor of Contracts, Legal Reasoning and Ethics at California College of Law, has an AV-Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been repeatedly named a “Southern California Super Lawyer” in the Law & Politics poll published in Los Angeles Magazine.
Tiffany Halimi, Esq.
Tiffany Halimi is an associate in the tax and estate planning practice at Clark & Trevithick. She handles a wide array of trust and estate matters, ranging from drafting succession documents, such as wills and trusts, to administering trusts and probates. Specifically, Tiffany’s practice includes experience in planning for high net worth individuals, including the preparation of revocable living trusts, irrevocable gift trusts, insurance trusts, and other sophisticated wealth transfer instruments. Additionally, Tiffany utilizes the cross-section of her law degree and Masters in Business Administration to advise closely-held business owners on corporate matters, including family business succession planning, corporate formation, compliance and dissolution. Tiffany is a frequent speaker and author on various estate planning and trust administration topics. Prior to joining Clark & Trevithick, Tiffany assisted in the representation of individuals with large tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service, the Franchise Tax Board, and the State Board of Equalization. She also helped soldiers with their estate documents in her capacity as a civilian assistant in the U.S. Army JAG Corps.
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