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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.


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.


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.


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.


Live Streaming Comes to the Court of Appeals

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced that live video streaming would be available for upcoming en banc cases scheduled to be argued on December 9-11, 2013.  This session of the Court took place at the James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse in San Francisco. The Ninth Circuit has made the the video recordings available for the public to view at the Court’s website.


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.


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.”


Successful Defense of Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

On September 17, 2012, the medical malpractice case of Householter v. Doctor Does 1-3 and their medical group commenced jury trial in the Humboldt Superior Court, Judge John T. Feeney presiding.  The plaintiff was represented by James Zito, Esq. and the defendants were represented by the Eureka, California law firm Janssen Malloy LLP.


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.


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.


Auto Accident - Important Things to Remember

That automobile accidents are a fact of modern life is undisputed, yet most of us assume such things happen to others.   When a paralegal and lawyer from the Janssen Law Firm, while out serving papers in Eureka, California, were struck by a car darting out of an alley  it was a bit of a struggle to remember just what to do.

The obvious was easy-- anybody hurt?  When the answer to that is "no" the police do not have time to investigate and you must be sure to get the pertinent information.   Following is a list of the type of  information you should obtain.


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.


Janssen Law Firm Announces Win

Michael Morrison and Amelia Burroughs of this Eureka, Humboldt County firm recently concluded the successful defense of a medical malpractice jury trial in Yreka, Siskiyou County, California.  The trial, presided over by the Honorable Karen Dixon, was very well run.  The court staff was quite helpful, and the jurors very attentive. The trial was a pleasant experience and demonstrated the civil jury experience at its best.
The Janssen Law Firm represents clients in litigation in all Northern California counties and Federal Courts.


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.


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.


THE RECORDER recognizes success

THE RECORDER  recognizes the Janssen Law Firm's successful defense of Pacific Gas & Electric Company in Humboldt Country personal injury lawsuit arising out of injury in Ferndale.

On September 29, 2009, THE RECORDER highlighted the Janssen Firm's recent success in defending Pacific Gas & Electric Company against a personal injury lawsuit involving an electrical contact injury with the following article:


Risk Management Seminar - Healthcare Pros

Among the many important functions of the Humboldt-Del Norte County Medical Society is ongoing educational programs for health care professionals of Humboldt and Del Norte counties.  The next in the series of Risk Management Seminars will take place on October 1, 2009, and the subject matter will be "Anatomy of a Lawsuit."  Presenters will include Risk Management and Claims professionals from


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