The Maloney Firm represents clients in trials, arbitrations and appeals in state and federal courts, and also regularly counsels clients on a wide range of business matters delivering cost-effective solutions for their legal needs.


Clients of The Maloney Firm receive expertise in and outside of court, even when up against larger, national firms. Always looking out for its clients’ best interests, The Maloney Firm provides significant expertise without significant cost.

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Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loan Update Aug 07, 2020

By Nicholas Grether, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC Note: This article was posted on August 7, 2020 at 12:21pm PDT. Because the COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing as the federal government and State of California continue to fight this pandemic, individuals and businesses should consult with counsel for the latest developments and updated guidance on […]

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Sometimes Zealous Advocacy Requires Helping Your Adversary

By Carl I. S. Mueller, Esq. and Sam Fogas, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC  Although it may seem counterintuitive, certain situations may require an attorney to advocate to a court on behalf of the due process rights of an adversary. In June 2020, the California Court of Appeal published its opinion, Davis v. Superior Court […]

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The State Bar of California’s confused crusade against Jul 31, 2020

By Carl I. S. Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC and Ellen A. Panksy Maloney Firm business litigation attorney Carl Mueller and Ellen Panksy, Principal at Pansky Markle Attorneys at Law, co-author an editorial for the Daily Journal discussing the ongoing struggle between the California State Bar and, a prominent online attorney matching service. […]

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California Civil Statutes of Limitations: Are Further Tolling Rules Coming Tomorrow? Jul 24, 2020

By Gregory M. Smith, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC Under most circumstances, missing the opportunity to file an action within the statute of limitations deprives a party of their right to seek redress.  But on April 6, 2020, as part of a sweeping rules package to deal with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the […]

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Double-Fault Default: Attorneys Trip Over the Low Bar of CCP § 473 Motion Jul 23, 2020

By Carl I. S. Mueller, Esq. and Nicole A. Poltash, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC  In a continuation on a theme, the California Court of Appeal issued another ruling emphasizing that lawyers must exercise care in all aspects of litigation, even in trying to correct mistakes. . All humans err. To that end, the California […]

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5 Considerations for California Lawyers Before Participating in their First Remote Arbitration Hearing Jul 20, 2020

Maloney Firm attorney Gregory M. Smith discusses best practices for remote video arbitration in an article published by the Daily Journal. Read the full article here. .  Gregory M. Smith is a business trial attorney at The Maloney Firm, APC. If you have questions regarding this article, contact Gregory Smith at

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