Another Successful Annual Trial Basics Seminar

Our AAML Southern California Chapter presented its fourth annual Trial Basics Seminar in Costa Mesa on April 13, 2018. As before, it was free to all 100 attendees, who came from all corners of Southern California. This year’s TBS was better than ever, and I am honored to remain its Dean.

Greg Herring – AAML 2018 – Family Law Person of the Year Award

AAML Southern California Chapter’s 2018 Family Law Person of the Year Award

I am honored and humbled to have been named the Family Law Person of the Year by the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. I was presented the award during the Chapter’s black-tie gala in San Diego during its annual Institute of Family Law Trial Advocacy over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.

Herring Law Group is pleased to welcome Morgan Nix

Herring Law Group is pleased to welcome Morgan Nix as our forth attorney. Morgan comes to us after practicing family law with another Santa Barbara firm. She is experienced in handling various family law matters — from complex jurisdictional questions to hard-fought custody cases.

Erin Schaden’s Appointment to Casa Serena’s Board of Directors

Herring Law Group Applauds Erin Schaden’s Appointment to Casa Serena’s Board of Directors

Santa Barbara’s Casa Serena just named HLG’s Executive Director, Erin Schaden, as its newest of nine Board members. Casa Serena’s mission is to (1) provide effective treatment services and a safe, sober living environment to women seeking recovery from the disease of alcoholism or from substance abuse, (2) introduce them to the philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous and the “12-step” process and (3) promote community awareness of Casa Serena’s services.

Passing of Jim Hennenhoefer

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (“AAML”) lost a giant on August 21, 2017 when Southern California Chapter Fellow, Jim Hennenhoefer, unexpectedly passed away. Jim’s offices were in Northern San Diego County, but his presence extended throughout the state, the country and even internationally, through his involvement in the International Academy of Family Lawyers (“IAFL”). Jim was a former naval officer, and his proud stature was a hallmark.

Toward Protecting Children, In re Trever P. Provides a Commonsense Interpretation of California’s Invasion of Privacy Act.

Herring Law Group routinely advises our clients to refrain from eavesdropping on spouses, witnesses or others. This includes avoiding reading emails, texts, “snail mail” or any other communications that might be directed to others. These acts can constitute an invasion of privacy, for which financial damages could be ordered.

Herring Law Group Welcomes Paralegal Kelsey Sturgeon

Herring Law Group is pleased to welcome Paralegal Kelsey Sturgeon to our team. Kelsey has worked in the law since 2008. She joined HLG after working nine years in Estate Planning and Trust Administration. She eagerly brings her experience and dedication to all clients to her new professional home.