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Janssen Malloy LLP Supports Humboldt County Teen Court

Janssen Malloy LLP is proud to support Humboldt County Teen Court via financial donations and by mentoring teen court volunteers. Teen Court, a program run through he Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods, is a diversion program for first time juvenile offenders. Teen Court is run entirely by teens who are trained and volunteer to serve as jurors, attorneys, and the judge. Hearings are held biweekly on Thursdays throughout the year in the Humboldt County Superior Court.

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Janssen Malloy LLP Amending Petition Regarding Unqualified Public Defender

On June 29, 2017 visiting Judge Carter found that the Petitioners had standing to pursue the petition to remove David Marcus as Humboldt County Public Defender.  Judge Carter also granted the County’s Demurrer, but with leave to amend so that Petitioners could add additional facts regarding Mr. Marcus’ lack of qualifications after taking his deposition.  Petitioners took Mr. Marcus’ deposition on July 3, 2017 and are now going to file an amended petition setting forth additional reasons why Mr.

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Volunteer Fire Fighters

The lawyers at Janssen Malloy LLP do much more than represent our clients and practice law.  Our attorneys serve out in our community in a variety of ways.  Janssen Malloy LLP partner Michael Crowley serves as a Captain and firefighter with the Kneeland Volunteer Fire Department.  The Kneeland Fire Department had a “Meet and Greet” your firefighters recruiting event on September 17, 2016, at Three Corners Market on Myrtle Avenue in Eureka.

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LSNC Wishes Jacob Smith Bon Voyage!

The long-time Managing Attorney for Legal Services of Northern California’s Redwood Regional office, which serves Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, will retire on May 31, 2016.  Mr. Smith is a graduate of Pomona College, Claremont, California.  He graduated from New York University School of Law in 1973. He has been providing legal assistance to the Redwood Region since 1979, where has served as Managing Attorney of the Redwood Regional Office of LSNC and Director of Senior Legal Services in Eureka, California.

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Janssen Malloy LLP supports Legal Services of Northern California

Janssen Malloy LLP continues in its tradition of commitment to Legal Services of Northern California ("LSNC").  Partner Mike Morrison served on the LSNC Board of Directors for 7 years. He was an active member until his term expired. Recently, the California State Bar appointed Janssen Malloy LLP partner Amelia Burroughs to continue in Mike's place as the representative on the LSNC Board from its Redwood Region. Amelia hopes to serve the Board with the same commitment and advocacy effort exhibited by Mike all these years.

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Janssen Malloy LLP Partners in the Community

The partners at Janssen Malloy LLP are actively involved in the Humboldt community in which they live and practice law.  Janssen Malloy LLP partner Michael Crowley is a captain and firefighter with the Kneeland Volunteer Fire Department ("Department"), responding to structure, vehicle and wildland fires, as well as providing emergency medical response for people in the Kneeland Fire Protection District.  The Department will soon be receiving new structure fire-fighting turnouts, helmets, boots and SCBA’s (self-contained breathing apparatus) from Measure Z funding.  The Department also has conf

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North Coast Concussion Project

The North Coast Concussion Project (“NCCP”) at Humboldt State University provides concussion education outreach and management services to the Humboldt County community and has been doing so for over five years. Elizabeth Larson, M.S., the Education and Services Coordinator, and Justus Ortega, Ph.D., Director, are reaching out to the medical and sports communities to let them know that the project wishes to collaborate with those groups and other resources to insure better brain health for community members.

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Janssen Malloy Attorneys Active in Community

The attorneys at Janssen Malloy LLP are active in the community beyond their work as lawyers. Partner Michael J. Crowley serves as a Captain and firefighter with the Kneeland Volunteer Fire Department. He recently was the spokesman for the Kneeland Fire Protection District’s Measure “L,” a district assessment increase measure that was on the June 3, 2014 ballot for Kneeland residents. Mr. Crowley gave a presentation on the measure at the Kneeland Elementary School last month where he explained the purpose of the ballot measure and answered questions from Kneeland residents.

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Cancer Care in Humboldt County

Humboldt County is fortunate to now have in place an expanded cancer care program. St. Joseph Hospital, in Eureka, is part of a new collaboration between the cancer care community and Stanford University School of Medicine. A good description of the development of the cooperative effort is published in The North Coast Journal's January 23, 2014 edition. As both community members and counsel to many health care providers, the attorneys and staff of Janssen Malloy LLP thank and congratulate those responsible for bringing this asset to the area, with particular gratitude to Dr.

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Amelia F. Burroughs Elected to CWL

Janssen Malloy LLP partner Amelia F. Burroughs has been elected to the 2012-2013 California Women Lawyer’s Board of Governors. The mission of California Women Lawyers is to develop and implement a statewide advocacy agenda.  This year, California Women Lawyers has been productively engaged in amicus curiae briefing in cases important to its core issues, legislative advocacy for women’s and children’s rights, combating gender bias in the media, and seeking diversity in the judiciary.

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Humboldt Art Counsel's Native American Exhibit

Currently on exhibit at the Humboldt Arts Council’s Morris Graves Art Museum is a collection of all local Native American Art.  The Museum is located at 636 F Street, in Eureka.

Curated by retired College of the Redwoods Art Professor Bob Benson, of Tsenungue heritage, this is the Graves’ Museums first time that local Native art has graced the entire Museum.

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New Public Trail Opening in Eureka

Thanks to funds from Proposition 84’s River Parkways Program, PG&E, and the Coastal Conservancy, the City of Eureka teamed up with local advocates at the Redwood Community Action Agency and the Humboldt Trails Council, as well as local businesses and individuals, to provide the newest addition to Eureka’s recreational trail areas, officially opening on February 23, 2013.  The Hikshari’ trail (the Wiyot name for this area), includes four new parking lots, restored wetland areas, 1.5 miles of multiple use trail, and other park facilities such as benches.  The project has been the product

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Food for People Needs Humboldt County's Support

Food for People is Humboldt County’s food bank, and is seeking support during this holiday season.  First opened in 1979, Food for People has grown to where it now serves its mission from a 9000 square foot warehouse in Eureka.

Fund drives have taken place at local grocery stores and many local merchants have agreed to donate a share of profits during the season to support the Food for People Mission of “working to eliminate hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community through access to healthy and nutritious foods, community education and advocacy.”

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California Coastal Clean-up Day

On Saturday, September 15, 2012, close to 60,000 California residents and over 800 Humboldt County volunteers spread out on beaches and along local waterways throughout California for the 28th annual beach clean-up hosted by the California Coastal Commission and supported by California State Parks Foundation and the Ocean Conservancy. The efforts have been international for the past 25 years.

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Janssen Malloy LLP's Building Renovation Project

Janssen Malloy LLP has been in the process of renovating its building, which sits adjacent to the Humboldt County Courthouse in downtown Eureka.  Constructed in the late 1950's, the historic building originally housed separate individual law offices, reflecting an earlier time when solo law practice was much more common than it is today.  As the Janssen Law Firm expanded over the years in numbers of attorneys, paralegal and support staff, it gradually took over almost all the space of the two story building.

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Arcata Community Pool

The Arcata Community Pool, located next to Arcata High School in Humboldt County, is operated by the Arcata Parks and Recreation District.  The Pool offers numerous instructional and exercise options, including swim lessons, kayak instruction, lap swimming, water exercise programs, youth parties (with the option of the water slide), and lifeguard certification.  The facilities include a hot tub, sauna, and exercise room.
The District Board, which includes Janssen Malloy LLP partner Michael Morrison, meets monthly and invites public input at its meeting.

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Legal Services of Northern California

Since 1956, Legal Services of Northern California ("LSNC") has provided quality legal services with a mission to empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty in their community.  Twenty-three of Northern California's counties, including Humboldt, Del Norte, and Mendocino make up the LSNC service area, where the low income population exceeds 500,000.   LSNC provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals, families, and community-based organizations.

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Janssen Malloy LLP Partner Appointed to Board

On September 15, 2011, at the 37th Annual Dinner of the California Women Lawyers, Janssen Malloy LLP partner Amelia F. Burroughs will be appointed to the 2011-2012 California Women Lawyer's Board of Governors.  California Women Lawyer’s mission is to develop and implement a statewide advocacy agenda.  This year, California Women Lawyers has been productively engaged in amicus curiae briefing in cases important to its core issues, legislative advocacy for women’s and children’s rights, combating gender bias in the media, and seeking diversity in the judiciary.

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North Umpqua Foundation

The North Umpqua Foundation (TNUF) will hold a business meeting and its annual meeting October 23, 2010.  As usual, the meeting will take place in the library at The Steamboat Inn, 42705 North Umpqua Hwy, Idleyld Park, Oregon.   All members of TNUF are encouraged to attend.   Important agenda items will include updates on the Steamboat Falls fish passage project and the Legacy Rivers project with Pacific Rivers Council.   TNUF also has updated its website and all are encouraged to visit it at www.northumpqua.org.

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Community Legal Information Center

The Community Legal Information Center (“CLIC”) at Chico State University celebrated its 40th anniversary on April 24, 2010.  The celebration included a tribute to and address by founder, leader, and inspiration Professor Edward J.  Bronson.  Professor Bronson reminded the assembled well-wishers and graduates of the program of the humble beginnings and impressive growth of the program at a fund-raising dinner held at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico.

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The North Umpqua Foundation

The first 2010 meeting of The North Umpqua Foundation ("TNUF") Board of Directors was held at the Steamboat Inn on March 21st.

The meeting was highlighted by the presentation by Michael Love of Michael Love and Associates of Eureka, California of its Design Recommendations for improving fish passage at Steamboat Falls.   Steamboat Creek is one of the most important spawning streams for the North Umpqua River.

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HCBA Selects Officers for 2010

The Humboldt County Bar Association ("HCBA") met for its December meeting at the Sea Grill Restaurant in Eureka and elected officers for 2010.   Current President Tim Needham was replaced by current Vice President Cat Koshkin.   Humboldt County Public Defender Kevin Robinson was elected Vice President.   The Janssen Law Firm's Patrik Griego was reelected Treasurer.  David Dibble was elected secretary.

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