Contra Costa Lawyer - July 2017 Employment Law

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Did you know?

Mark W. Frisbie Is Retiring Effective May 31, 2017 Acuña  Regli Will Continue to Serve His Clients

CCCBA’s Bar Fund was established in 1988 to help improve the conditions for those in need through a permanent and ongoing source of income. We are proud to say that due to generous donations from people like you, our total grants to date are $734,320!

Estate Planning  Administration  Conservatorship  Inheritance Litigation

 Mark entrusted his clients to the attorneys and staff at Acuña  Regli. Our firm will provide notices of Mark’s retirement, maintain custody of his files, and respond to client inquiries and requests. This ensures that Mark’s clients will enjoy uninterrupted service after his retirement.  Our practice is strictly limited to estate planning; probate and trust administration; conservatorship and special needs planning; and, inheritance litigation.  Please call Frank R. Acuña or Tracy S. Regli at (925) 906-1880 if we can assist you with winding down your practice for retirement.    

Frank R. Acuña, Partner Tracy S. Regli, Partner Alex Y. Chen, Associate Lisa M. Zaragoza, Associate

ACUÑA  REGLI Attorneys at Law A Limited Liability Partnership

 Kevin P. Urbatsch, Of Counsel  Sara Harrison, Paralegal  Sarah C. Galle, Paralegal

3478 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 300 Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 (925) 906-1880

Each year in the fall, CCCBA sponsors a fundraiser in support of The BAR FUND and to raise consciousness about the need for pro bono legal services for our community. The Bar Fund Goals: • Promote and support Pro Bono legal advice, counsel and representation to the County’s poor and needy • Maintain equal access to justice • Support and improve administration of justice • Contribute to wider understanding of the law and legal reform

Elder Law is

The average survival rate is eight years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s — some live as few as three years after diagnosis, while others live as long as 20. Most people with Alzheimer’s don’t die from the disease itself, but from pneumonia, a urinary tract infection or complications from a fall. Until there’s a cure, people with the disease will need caregiving and legal advice. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, approximately one in ten families has a relative with this disease. Of the four million people living in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s disease, the majority live at home — often receiving care from family members.

If the diagnosis is Alzheimer’s, call elder law attorney

Michael J. Young

Estate Planning, Disability, Medi-Cal, Long-term Care & VA Planning Protect your loved ones, home and independence.

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JULY 2017


925.256.0298 1931 San Miguel Drive, Suite 220 Walnut Creek, California 94596

• Preserve American heritage of rule by law • Encourage elevated standards of legal education and performance Past recipients include: • Community Violence Solutions Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign • Family Justice Center’s Legal Incubator Project • Bay Area Legal Aid’s CCC Homeless Youth Project • Contra Costa Senior Legal Services • Contra Costa High School Law & Justice Academies • CASA of Contra Costa This year’s Bar Fund Recipient is Social Justice Collaborative. The CCCBA will hold a Bar Fund Benefit on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Lafayette Memorial Veteran’s Center. Be a sponsor and support the Bar Fund! See page 31 for details.

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