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McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP's attorneys are frequently called upon by the media and industry organizations to share their legal expertise. We invite you to read about recent issues in personal injury, employment and civil rights, sexual abuse, and other areas of law, as well as what’s new at the firm.

Defending the Constitution: The Judicial Branch and Its Role as Protector – Patrick McNicholas and Rachael Talento Author Article in The Recorder

The United States is approaching a potentially ground-breaking election in which the Judicial Branch – the Supreme Court in particular – will play a vital role. Considering what is at stake, the need for constitutional protections is greater than ever. However, we…

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UFLAC Education Scholarship Q2 Deadline Extension: June 15, 2024

The United Firefighters of Los Angeles City (UFLAC) / McNicholas & McNicholas Education Scholarship deadline for Q2 submissions has been extended to June 15, 2024. Each quarter in 2024, McNicholas & McNicholas is awarding $12,500 to one eligible student who has a parent…

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Los Angeles Times Interviews Matthew McNicholas on Troubled Valley Gang Units

Partner Matthew McNicholas spoke with the Los Angeles Times about the ongoing LAPD investigation specifically the two anti-gang units in the San Fernando Valley concerning the gang units in Mission Division and Foothill Division.  McNicholas opined: “The only people that fell down…

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$2.25 Million Settlement for Ex-Willits Police Officer in Sexual Harassment & Retaliation Lawsuit

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Of Counsel Jason Oliver obtained a $2.25 million settlement on behalf of Natalie Higley, a former officer in the Willits Police Department (WPD), who alleged she suffered sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation by her superior, Lieutenant Derek Hendry,…

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McNicholas & McNicholas Welcomes Four Attorneys to the Firm’s Los Angeles Office

McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP has added four new Associate attorneys to the Los Angeles office: Vanessa Hernandez, Farouk Mansour, Raquel Piloyan and Rachael Talento. Vanessa Hernandez focuses her practice on representing California law enforcement officers, firefighters and first responders facing on-the-job harassment,…

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Daily Journal Interviews Matthew McNicholas on Impact of O.J. Simpson Criminal Trial in Court Proceedings

The O.J. Simpson murder case stands out as one of the first high-profile trials to grant the public unprecedented access into courtroom proceedings. In an interview with Daily Journal, Partner Matthew McNicholas explained how the fixation on the trial attorneys’ every move…

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TopVerdict Names $13.1M and $10.1M Verdicts to Top 50 Verdicts List in California in 2023

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Douglas Winter were recognized on TopVerdict’s 2023 list of Top 50 Plaintiff Jury Verdicts in California for securing two substantial verdicts: $13.1 million verdict on behalf of two male LAPD police officers in a sex discrimination…

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Matthew McNicholas Inducted Into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Partner Matthew McNicholas has been inducted as a Fellow into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL), recognized as the most prestigious organization of trial lawyers in the world. McNicholas & McNicholas is the only family with three simultaneous members in IATL…

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Los Angeles Business Journal Recognizes McNicholas & McNicholas on 2024 Top Law Firms List

McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP was ranked among the top law firms in Los Angeles County by Los Angeles Business Journal for 2024. For more than three decades, McNicholas & McNicholas has represented clients in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, auto accidents,…

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$11.56M Verdict Obtained in Retaliation Lawsuit Against City of L.A. and LAPD on Behalf of K9 Trainer – Los Angeles Times, LA Daily News, MyNewsLA, KNX News and More Report on Lawsuit

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Douglas Winter’s $11.56 million jury verdict for a former Los Angeles Police Department Bomb Detection K9 Trainer was featured in Los Angeles Daily News, MyNewsLA, KNX News, Daily Journal and additional media outlets. Plaintiff Mark Sauvao…

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