The “For 99.5 Percent Act”

April 23, 2021

By Kendall VanConas Thanks to the global pandemic and concerns about voting integrity surrounding the 2020 election, the federal gift & estate tax did not get as much publicity as it typically does during a presidential election.  Politician and pundits will usually parade the so-called “death tax” during campaign season, but unless you were on […]

A New Lawyer’s Reflections on the Practice of Law During COVID

April 16, 2021

By Joshua S. Smith March 2020 marked the start of my second year practicing law here in Ventura County. It was also the start of COVID-19 – that “thing” that has unapologetically turned all of our lives upside down, on their heads, and buried them in endless Netflix and Amazon Prime streams. To say that […]