EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO CREATE VALUE

EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO CREATE VALUE Anyone involved with their union or employee organization would be well advised to read the recent article by Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. in the Wall Street journal entitled “What Labor Could Learn Form NFL Refs”. Jenkins, Jr. accurately concludes that the reason the NFL ...Read More

HEALTH OF PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS TIED TO CALIFORNIA’S MOUNTAIN OF DEBT

How does it feel knowing that your pension is tied to the success or failure of the high-speed rail project?  Both the short and long term health and viability of California’s State and Local Pension Funds are tied directly to how California deals with its other massive debt obligations. It ...Read More

CCSO Vice President Video Testimonial: His Criminal Trial Win

Paul Goyette, Managing Partner at G&A recently represented Chris Gold: CCSO’s Vice President in a criminal trial that would have cost him his career, reputation and entire way of life. To watch the video on YouTube, click Criminal Trial Client Testimonial ...Read More

Right to Meet and Confer Upheld for Chico POA

After a 13 month battle in Superior Court,  G&A attorney John McCaslin’s and labor representative Steve Allen’s efforts prevailed against the City of Chico on behalf of our Client, Chico Police Officer’s Association. Chico POA President, Terry Moore expressed his gratitude to G&A – especially to John and Steve in ...Read More

JURY FINDS LIEUTENANT NOT GUILTY OF FELONY ASSAULT CHARGES

 It took an El Dorado County jury just 45 minutes to acquit Lt. Chris Gold of two felony and two misdemeanor charges related to an off duty altercation he was involved in with his former father in law.    The background of this case includes an ugly divorce and child custody ...Read More

Paul Goyette Gets Another Win in People vs. Gold

Taken from the closing arguments: “What was this case about? 1.It’s About Perception, or rather Misperception 2.It’s About Self Defense  But it’s really about: What adds up and what makes sense.” We’ll elaborate in the next few days, it’s a great story with a successful win  that pertains to all ...Read More

Testimonial From One of Our Return Association Clients

Hello Jennifer,  Rafael and I communicated by email before the holidays.  If memory serves me, we were going to give [our current representative]  until after the first to respond to our request for the return of our records.  To date I have not heard from them. Regarding [your poetntial associaition],  We ...Read More

Mrs. Deleon's Letter to Paul

Written by the wife of Raul Deleon, following a widely publicized Federal Trial. ...Read More

FEDERAL COURT JURY ACQUITS SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN OF OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND FALSE STATEMENTS

A Jury of five men and seven women took less than one hour to acquit retired Captain Raul DeLeon on five counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice and false statements to a federal investigator. Mr. DeLeon’s trial was in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District, before Judge Oliver Wanger. ...Read More