Governor Appoints CFJ's Dana Gutierrez to Serve as Judge on Guam Superior Court
Everyone at CFJ is very proud of our own Dana Gutierrez who was appointed to the Guam Superior Court bench on November 19, 2019 by Governor Lou Leon Guerrero.
At the ceremony announcing Dana's appointment, the Governor said, "Attorney Dana Gutierrez possesses the judicial temperament, that was very crucial requirement for me, ethical grounding, intelligence, education, courage and integrity."
CFJ's Jacob Speaks to College-Bound Guam Students About Program That Reduces Tuition Costs
CFJ's Rodney Jacob is a Commissioner of WICHE - the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education. As Guam's representative of WICHE, Rod recently spoke to a group of Guam high school students about a WICHE program called the Western Undergraduate Exchange which makes college in Hawaii or on the mainland more affordable for Guam students. In the 2018-2019 period, 78 Guam undergraduates paid 150% or less of in-state rates resulting in a savings of $1.1 million. Guam residents have saved
CF J's San Francisco Office Moves to 535 Pacific Avenue
The San Francisco office of Calvo Fisher & Jacob moved to 535 Pacific Avenue, Suite 201 in San Francisco on September 1, 2019. Our new zip code is 94133. Phone and fax numbers remain the same.
Win for GIAA in Guam Supreme Court in Sunshine Act Dispute with DFS
Ninth Circuit Rules for Guam Airport in Ancestral Lands Case
On March 1, 2019 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor 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 represented both GIAA and GIAA Board Chair Ricardo Duenas in the case and all claims were dismissed against both parties. CFJ's Genevieve Rapadas had argued the case on behalf of GIAA and Chairman Duenas at the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco on November 15, 2018. See our post
Gutierrez Co-Leads SHRM Panel: "Beyond #MeToo"
CFJ's Dana Gutierrez, joined by Rose Ayuyu Morales of GTA and Joann Muna of Guam Community College, led a panel discussion on February 6, 2019 for the Guam Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) entitled "Beyond #MeToo . . . Putting Your Sexual Harassment Knowledge Into Practice."
CFJ's Gutierrez Appointed to Guam Solid Waste Authority Board
Dana Gutierrez, of counsel at Calvo Fisher & Jacob, has been appointed by Governor Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero to the board of the Guam Solid Waste Authority. Dana is the former Director of Policy, Planning and Community Relations at the Judiciary of Guam, and previously served as legal counsel and executive assistant to the President of the University of Guam.
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 Rapadas Argues for Airport in Ancestral Lands Case at Ninth Circuit
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 Gutierrez on Guam's Fair Chances Hiring Process Act
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.