South Bay MCLE Series on April 2nd – Mediation

Two often over-looked, key aspects of the mediation process are selection of the mediator and preparation for the mediation. This complimentary MCLE program sponsored by ADR Services on April 2nd will give practical tips on the key qualities of a mediator to consider in the selection process and the core elements of mediation preparation. Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 310.540.1505 or emailing

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South Bay MCLE Series on March 18th – TechnoEthics

When does it become your ethical or legal obligation to safeguard information? This complimentary MCLE program on March 18th discusses the security challenges and rewards of various technologies and some best practices for protecting private data in a world of rapidly spreading information technology. Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 310.540.1505 or emailing

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2015 Super Lawyers

Congratulations to Patrick M. Maloney for being named to the 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers list, an honor bestowed upon only 5% of attorneys. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

South Bay MCLE Series on December 11th – Eliminating Bias in Dispute Resolution

This program will explore how bias creeps into dispute resolution using an arbitrator’s comments from a recent hearing. Patrick Maloney and Jayesh Patel will analyze the rules that require lawyers, jurors, arbitrators, and judges to avoid bias in the context of the diverse population of California. Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 310.540.1505 or emailing

This presentation has been approved by the State Bar of California for 1.0 hour of MCLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Elimination of Bias.
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Patrick Maloney on The South Bay Show

Patrick Maloney is featured this morning on The South Bay Show discussing “Why an Attorney is Important for Your Business.” This weekly live radio show is sponsored by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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The Maloney Firm hosting the South Bay MCLE Series

The Maloney Firm will be hosting the South Bay MCLE Series, offering the following, complimentary lunchtime MCLE Programs over the coming months:

September 4 – Preparing and Reading Legal Fee Invoices
October 1 – Preserving the Record for Appeal
November 7 – IP Litigation for Non-IP Attorneys

Patrick Maloney in The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line, a publication of the California State Bar Law Practice Management and Technology Section, published in its June issue an article by Patrick Maloney on attorney client fee arbitrations: California’s Mandatory Fee Arbitration Act Benefits Attorneys by Providing an Efficient Mechanism to Resolve Legal Fee Disputes