Dennis LaRochelle installed as CAL-ABOTA Vice President

November 26, 2012

California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye installed Dennis LaRochelle, a partner with A to Z Law, as vice president of the California statewide chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, CAL-ABOTA, at the organization’s annual convention in Hawaii.  “It was quite an honor to meet and be sworn in by the Chief Justice. […]

A to Z Partner Attends TEX-ABOTA Convention

June 28, 2012

Dennis LaRochelle, a Partner in the Litigation Group, attended the TEX-ABOTA Annual Convention held from June 21 to June 24th in Santa Fe, New Mexico as the CAL-ABOTA officer representative.  During the convention, the organization recognized the recipients of the Jurist of the Year, Trial Lawyer of the Year and Champion of the 7th Amendment. […]

Beware Trap for Unwary Wholesalers and Distributors Employing Commission Sales Professionals: the Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act.

July 12, 2010

Hidden in the Civil Code are a series of statutes, Sections 1738.10, et seq., known as the “Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act.” These statutes are a potential liability trap for unwary wholesale distributors and manufacturers who employ commission sales staff.