March 2013

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.


$250,000 Policy Limit Recovery

Janssen Malloy LLP attorney Michael Crowley recently obtained the $250,000 insurance policy limit in a motorcycle crash case for one of his clients.   Plaintiff Kitty Braley, a 49 year-old community college student from Olympia, WA, was a passenger on a motorcycle that crashed on Highway 299 outside Arcata, CA. The motorcycle’s driver lost control of the motorbike, and Ms. Braley was ejected, sustaining a serious left shoulder injury, an acromioclavicular separation which required reconstructive surgery.  Unfortunately, post-operatively Ms.