Calvo Fisher & Jacob is known for handling the most difficult and complex matters for clients doing business across the Pacific Rim. With offices in Guam, San Francisco, and Saipan, we have represented hundreds of individual and corporate clients in complex transactional matters and cross-border disputes that require experience and expertise in multiple jurisdictions and practice areas. We work as a tightly-integrated team across time zones. We place a premium on creativity to deliver successful results to our clients.
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On August 30, 2017, Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood of the District Court of Guam dismissed a lawsuit that had been filed against the government of Guam, including the Guam International Airport Agency (GIAA), in 2015 by Vicente Crawford who sought compensation for the Airport's continued use of his ancestral lands. CFJ's Genevieve Rapadas successfully argued the summary judgment motion in federal court on behalf of GIAA. The CFJ team on the case also included Jay Trickett and Kathy Fisher.
Noelle Monge, who is a sophmore and English major at Boston University, is one of six young Guam residents who speak out about the island in a New York Times article that appeared on August 20, 2017, Young Voices on a Targeted Island: 'Very Lucky to Be From Guam'. CFJ's Eduardo "Champ" Calvo is Noelle's proud grandfather. CFJ's Jennifer Calvo and Christian Calvo are her aunt and uncle.
CFJ Partner Michael Pangelinan was one of several Guam residents who commented to the New York Times on August 10, 2017 for the article entitled, "At the Tip of the Spear": Guam Residents on U.S.-North Korea Tensions. Mikes thoughts are set out in full below:
'Just Regular Americans'
Michael A. Pangelinan, 47, a lawyer who lives in Dededo, in the north of the island, was one of many Guamanians who expressed frustration about how little their home was understood by Americans.