General and Special Counsel to Companies (10 Years) City Attorney (9 Years); Deputy... more
General and Special Counsel to Companies (10 Years) City Attorney (9 Years); Deputy District Attorney (11 Years); Real Estate Transactions and Litigation (13 Years); WWW.KOTKINLAW.COM ; AV Preeminent rated lawyer (Top "peer" rating of legal ability general ethical standards) - based upon anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary.
Chris Skinnell is a partner practicing law and civil litigation relating to... more
Chris Skinnell is a partner practicing law and civil litigation relating to elections, state and local initiative and referenda, redistricting and voting rights, campaign finance, tribal gaming, and general constitutional and government law matters. He advises clients and litigates on a broad range of election, government, and political law related matters. Mr. Skinnell has considerable exper... view profile
I received my J.D. in 1982 from UCLA School of Law. As the Kern County Counsel, I... more
I received my J.D. in 1982 from UCLA School of Law. As the Kern County Counsel, I serve as the chief legal advisor to the Kern County Board of Supervisors and the County's departments, boards, agenies, and commissions, and manage the Office of County Counsel.
I represent debtors, creditors, and trustees in bankrtupcy court. My primary focus... more
I represent debtors, creditors, and trustees in bankrtupcy court. My primary focus is Chapter 11 reorganization and Chapter 7 trustee cases. I presentbankruptcy basics courses and preference recovery seminars to other professionals. I represent public agencies like water, hospital, library, and sanitary districts with the entire range of legal issues facing such agencies. I am apartner in a ... view profile
John O. Pinkney is a name partner with Slovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney LLP. Mr.... more
John O. Pinkney is a name partner with Slovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney LLP. Mr. Pinkney represents several public agencies and two native american tribes in litigations matters. He serves as a City attorney for a Southern California City and as legal counsel to a water district, public utility, joint powers authority, a mutual water company and a county water district. Mr. Pinkney has al... view profile
Government attorneys focus on a particular area of government regulation. These lawyers are often called “regulatory lawyers” and can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. Some government law attorneys are also known as “public interest lawyers.” Public interest lawyers tend to focus on those areas where a large group of individuals is affected by government regulation–for example, environmental laws or anti-discrimination laws.