eNews & Updates: Summer 2016
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Attorneys at Walzer Melcher LLP from left to right:  Peter M. Walzer, Steven K. Yoda, Leena S. Hingnikar, Jennifer M. Riemer, Edward K. Lyman, Christopher C. Melcher
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Firm News 
  • On June 1, Peter Walzer presented "Anatomy of a Marital Agreement" at a seminar hosted by the Sonoma County Bar Association.
         
 
  • In May, Steve Yoda attended the Houston Family Law Trial Institute, where he co-chaired a mock trial involving complex child custody and business valuation issues.
          
 
  • On April 23, Walzer Melcher sponsored AAML SoCal's Trial Basics Seminar, held at the Loyola Law School. 
(L to R: Steve Yoda, Leena Hingnikar, Chris Melcher, Peter Walzer with friend of the firm Ron Supancic)
         
 
  • In April, Walzer Melcher sponsored the Japanese American Bar Association's Annual Installation and Awards Dinner. Peter even won several silent auction prizes, including a samurai sword!
    
 
 
 
 
Walzer Melcher Gives Back
 
We at Walzer Melcher strive to give back to our community. Take a look at a few of our events:
  • Earlier this month, a group from our firm participated in Food From the Bar, a program wherein law offices throughout LA County compete to raise funds, food, and volunteer for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.    
                (L to R: Michelle, Gabby, Peter & Ed)     
         
 
  • In May, the ABA Family Law Section held their Spring 2016 Conference in Nassau, Bahamas. As part of a service project for a local Catholic school, we painted the lines on the school's playground.
          
 
  • In April, we sponsored Pairings with a Purpose, Encinitas, for San Diego's Feeding America Chapter, where some of the finest local chefs and breweries participated in a culinary competition to unite against hunger in San Diego.
          
 
Upcoming Seminars:
 
July 15-16, 2016
Family Law Advanced Series – Expert Witnesses
Christopher C. Melcher
Sonoma County Bar Association
Sonoma, CA
 
September 10, 2016
Prenuptial Agreements & Marital Settlement Agreements
Christopher C. Melcher, Judge Lewis & Anne Kiley
Certified Family Law Specialists
Costa Mesa, CA
 
September 17, 2016
Prenuptial Agreements & Marital Settlement Agreements
Christopher C. Melcher, Judge Lewis & Anne Kiley
Certified Family Law Specialists
San Francisco, CA
 
October 21, 2016
Move Aways
Christopher C. Melcher
Sacramento Bar Association
Sacramento, CA
 
November 4, 2016
Crossover Issues in Estate Planning and Family Law
Steven K. Yoda
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Convention
San Diego, CA
 
WM SPECIAL FEATURE
 
During May Sweeps, Peter was interviewed by Laurie Perez of KCAL 9 News for their segment "Have You Heard of a Postnup?" You can see the full video here.
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