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2009

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One of Fresno State’s four mock trial teams has earned another AMTA (American Mock Trial Association) National Competition berth after a successful outing at the 2nd Annual Harvey Wallace Northern California Mock Trial Regional Competition held in Fresno last weekend.

2

McCormick Barstow attorney Michael F. Ball successfully defended his physician client in a medical malpractice case involving surgery after a snowboarding-related injury.

3

McCormick Barstow attorney Mart B. Oller IV has been invited by the National Business Institute to join an upcoming panel discussion titled, “Top Six Trial Skills You Need to Know.”

4

The law firm of McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte and Carruth LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Betty L. Julian has joined the firm as Of Counsel.

5

McCormick Barstow attorney Jared P. Green successfully defended his client in a case involving a motor vehicle accident.

6

McCormick Barstow attorney Mandy L. Jeffcoach has been invited by the Central California Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to join its board of trustees.

7

McCormick Barstow attorney Timothy R. Sullivan has written a new chapter on insurance coverage and indemnity agreements for the CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar) treatise Construction Contracts, Defects and Litigation (Cal CEB 2008).

8

U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) has appointed McCormick Barstow attorney Lowell T. Carruth to a special bipartisan committee responsible for screening, interviewing and recommending finalists for the positions of U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Marshal.

9

McCormick Barstow’s Cincinnati Practice Group, which handles insurance coverage, bad faith, business and commercial disputes on a nationwide basis, is expanding, which prompted a move to larger office space.

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The law firm of McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte and Carruth LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Todd W. Baxter has been certified as an Appellate Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. This certification makes Mr. Baxter one of only two certified Appellate Specialists in Fresno County.