CFJ Representing Twin Sisters Fighting Social Security Rules That Deny Aid to U.S. Citizens with Disabilities Living on Guam
HAGÅTÑA, GUAM & PITTSBURGH, PA — Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP, and Farrell & Reisinger LLC today filed two lawsuits against the Social Security Administration challenging the U.S.
CFJ's Genevieve Rapadas was at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on November 15, 2018 to present arguments on behalf of the Guam International Airport Authority (GIAA) in a case brought by Vicente Crawford seeking compensation for the Airport's use of ancestral lands.
CFJ's Dana Gutierrez authored an article for the Marianas Business Journal on October 15, Guam's Fair Chances Hiring Process Act is upon us. Dana is Of Counsel with CFJ and vice-president of legislative affairs for the Society of Human Resources and Management (SHRM) Guam Chapter.
CFJ's Rodney Jacob to Receive Prestigious Cristobal C. Dueñas Excellence Award from U.S. District Court of Guam
Everyone at Calvo Fisher & Jacob is very proud of long-time partner Rodney Jacob, who is receiving the Cristobal C. Dueñas Excellence Award from the District Court of Guam. Rodney is just the sixth recipient of this prestigious award. In the words of Chief Justice Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, "To honor the legacy of the late Retired District Judge Cristobal C.
CFJ's Rodney Jacob currently serves as Guam's lawyer representative to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and is a member of the Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee. In that capacity, Rodney attended the Conference of Chief District Judges that was held in Tuscon, AZ on January 24-26, 2018.
CFJ's Dana Gutierrez, who is the VP of Legislative Affairs for the Guam Chapter of Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), will be co-presenting a program on November 8, "Preparing and Training for Guam’s newest workplace laws: Guam Family Medical Leave Act and Fair Chances Hiring Act".
CFJ is proud to announce that our longtime colleague Jennifer Calvo has been named General Counsel of the E.C. Development Group LLC and its affiliated companies. Jenny has been a trusted colleague and friend for almost 14 years and everyone at the firm wishes her the best in her new position.
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.