DSR is honored to serve as a sponsor for SacFALA’s 5th Annual Gala on October 12 in Old Sacramento. The evening will include dinner, music, and a silent auction benefiting SacFALA’s scholarship fund.
This year’s Gala focuses on the importance of building a diverse pipeline in the legal profession and will feature keynote speaker, Ruthe Catalico Ashley. Ms. Ashley is the founder of California LAW Pathways and is considered the diversity pipeline guru for the legal profession in California.
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DSR is pleased to serve as a sponsor for Women Lawyers of Sacramento’s (WLS) annual ArtFest.
ArtFest is WLS’s premier fundraising event and this year marks its 30th anniversary! Guests will enjoy delicious food and drinks, music, and a silent auction involving noteworthy local artists. The event will also honor and celebrate WLS’s 2023 scholarship and grant recipients.
All ArtFest proceeds are used to award scholarships to deserving law school students and grants to local organizations serving the greater Sacramento area. To learn more, click here: https://www.womenlawyers-sacramento.org/wls-foundation.html.
Melissa Morgan joins DSR Health Law as a Litigation Associate, expanding the firm’s capacity to serve the needs of DSR’s valued health care clients. Melissa’s prior experience includes representing plaintiffs in personal injury litigation.
Melissa earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from California State University, Chico and she obtained her J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
DSR is pleased to serve as a sponsor of the Sacramento County Bar Association’s (SCBA) Annual Bench Bar Reception.
Not only will this event recognize the Honorable Troy Nunley as Judge of the Year, it will also be a celebration of SCBA’s 105th year.
SCBA’s Bench Bar Reception is a wonderful opportunity for judges and lawyers to gather in honor and appreciation of the work accomplished by the Sacramento legal community. It will be held on May 23, 2023 and will include music, appetizers, desserts, and a hosted bar.
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Claire Fenton recently joined DSR Health Law as Counsel. She has practiced health care law for over a decade, focusing on health care compliance and transactional matters. Claire has extensive experience advising on statutory and regulatory compliance issues, corporate structuring, licensing and certification, HIPAA, and contract drafting and negotiation. Claire’s experience also includes corporate formation and governance, non-profits, telemedicine, and operational and business issues.
DSR warmly welcomes Claire and her wealth of health care knowledge and experience to its team.
Kat Gallagher joins DSR Health Law as Counsel. Kat has over 15 years of experience as a litigator and transactional attorney serving businesses and individuals in various areas of law. Her experience includes areas such as breach of contract, business torts, personal injury, employment law, workers’ compensation subrogation, unlawful detainer, estate planning, and intellectual property.
Kat is a member of Women Lawyers of Sacramento and currently serves on the Development Committee as Co-Chair. She is also involved with the California Lawyers Association as a member of both the Litigation Section and the Business Section where she has held numerous leadership roles. Kat has been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for five consecutive years.
Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Kat to DSR.
DSR is honored to again serve as a sponsor for the annual Poilé Spectacular Reception, hosted by McGeorge School of Law (McGeorge).
This year, McGeorge celebrates 20 years of the Jeffrey K. Poilé LGBT Memorial Scholarship which was established in 2002 by McGeorge Professor Larry Levine. The scholarship provides support to students who are committed to using their legal education to extend and protect the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people.
The Poilé Spectacular Reception takes place on the evening of November 4, 2022 at McGeorge. For more details, click here.
DSR is pleased to serve as a sponsor for this year’s Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association’s (WWMBA) Legal Fusion event.
Scheduled on October 27 at The Firehouse in Old Sacramento, the primary purpose of WWMBA’s Legal Fusion is to fund scholarships for African American law school students in the Sacramento region. The event will not only focus on inspiring youth to seek careers in the legal field, it will also celebrate and honor local African American community leaders for outstanding service.
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DSR is honored to serve as a sponsor for the Sacramento Filipino American Lawyers Association’s (SacFALA) 4th Annual “Seat at the Table” Gala.
The SacFALA Gala, held on October 6 at 5 p.m. in Old Sacramento, will celebrate diversity as well as the contributions made to the legal profession by the Filipino American community. The evening will include dinner, music, and keynote remarks from Rose Cuison Villazor, Co-Dean, Professor of Law, and Chancellor’s Social Justice Scholar at Rutgers University School of Law.
SacFALA is an association of Filipino American lawyers, judges, and law students in the Sacramento area. SacFALA was formed to address the legal issues and professional concerns confronting the Filipino American community in the region. Learn more here.
DSR Health Law is thrilled to announce it has earned the distinction of being named one of the Best Places to Work in Sacramento for its fourth consecutive year!
This annual award, presented by the Sacramento Business Journal, honors local companies that cultivate a rewarding and balanced work environment. Honorees are determined exclusively on the basis of their employees’ responses to survey questions that measure employee engagement and satisfaction in categories such as teamwork, trust, compensation, and benefits. Survey scores are then reviewed and evaluated by a third-party company to determine the Best Places to Work.
Check out the entire list of Sacramento’s Best Places to Work in the October publication of Sacramento Business Journal.