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Maura Walsh Ochoa and Waylon J. Pickett Named California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year for 2021

Maura Walsh Ochoa and Waylon J. Pickett were named California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year for 2021 by the Daily Journal. The California Attorney of the Year award recognizes attorneys for outstanding achievements in specific areas of law. Ms. Ochoa and Mr. Pickett were recognized for their work as co-lead subrogation counsel in the Woolsey Fire matter that resulted in a $2.2 billion settlement.

California Lawyer Attorney of the Year

David Evinger Inducted into Alumni Hall of Fame

David S. Evinger was inducted into the University of Jamestown Alumni Hall of Fame.  In January, David will also be joining the University Board of Trustees.

Jamestown, North Dakota

Maura Walsh Ochoa Named Top Women Lawyer for 2020

Maura Walsh Ochoa was named to the Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Women Lawyers” in California list for 2020. The list, published in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, recognizes California attorneys with excellent lawyering and leadership skills among women attorneys in California and legal work making a significant impact.

Top Women Lawyers 2020, California

Mark Grotefeld Appointed Principal on the NFPA Fire Investigations (FIA-AAA) Committee

On January 9, 2019, Mark Grotefeld was appointed Principal on the National Fire Protection Association Fire Investigations (FIA-AAA) Committee.

National Fire Protection Association