Pursuing excellence in defense litigation
The law firm of Acker & Whipple
maintains a diverse litigation practice representing businesses, professional persons and governmental entities involved in most areas of civil litigation in California state and federal courts, with an emphasis upon defense of product liability, construction workplace accident, property damage, premises liability, and professional liability claims, and insurance coverage and securities broker dealer law.
The firm is rated AV, the highest rating for competence and integrity, by the Martindale-Hubbell Directory.
Stephen Acker’s Latest Publication
The latest issue of DRI’s It’s Your Business features an article by Acker & Whipple’s Stephen Acker about the “business” of law practice. Click here to read to the article. Click here for the full newsletter.
The Defense Wins
The Defense Research Institute is featuring attorneys Jerri Johnson and Laurie Stayton and their latest jury trial win in this week’s The Voice. Click Here to read the article. Click here for the full newsletter.
Congratulations to Laurie Stayton and Jerri Johnson who recently obtained a defense verdict in favor of their clients, a pizza restaurant and delivery driver, in a California Superior Court jury trial in Los Angeles County. The case involved allegations of battery and negligent training. Click Here to read more.
Acker & Whipple congratulates Colette Magnetta, featured in the Leader Spotlight of DRI’s The Voice. Click here to read the article. Click here for the full newsletter.
Furthering Continuing Legal Education
The firm congratulates Colette Magnetta for successfully chairing DRI’s 2013 Trial Tactics Seminar in Las Vegas! Acker & Whipple supports pragmatic continuing legal education with a tradition of providing its own attorneys a combination of outside training and in-house litigation skills workshops. The firm applauds Colette Magnetta for her continuing efforts to further substantive education both internally and in the broader legal community.
Johnson Honored as Top Ten Attorney
Shareholder and managing attorney Jerri Johnson is selected by Chartis Insurance as one of its “Top Ten Lawyers” for 2012. Each year, Chartis selects ten lawyers who exemplify the “highest level of excellence and quality client service” to their member companies and insureds. Chartis will recognize Ms. Johnson at the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Annual Meeting in New Orleans on October 24, 2012. Acker & Whipple congratulates her for this special honor.