Please join us on September 28, 2021 to hear from Sean Ponist and Cary McReynolds as they discuss “The Ins-and-Outs of Real Property Liens and Encumbrances.” The seminar examines common liens/encumbrances placed on real property, including lis pendens, prejudgment/attachment liens, judgment liens, execution liens, mechanics liens and stop payment notices, design professional liens, HOA liens, buyer liens, deeds of trust, options to purchase and other clouds on title. The CLE will examine, among other things, particular requirements to place such liens/encumbrances as well as steps necessary to remove them.
Earlier this week, the Civil Litigation Section of the San Diego County Bar Association hosted its summer social. Attorney Sean Ponist of the Ponist Law Group is the Chair of the Civil Litigation Section. It was the first in-person event for the Section since the start of the pandemic and the first time that the Section’s Board of Directors met in person since the start of the pandemic. Pictured above are Board Members Aaron Sibley, Sean Ponist (Chair), Ray Ayers and Michael Hirman (left to right).
Over the course of the past year and a half, individuals and businesses in California have been forced to adapt to a new way of life brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. In response, state and local governments have adopted various legislation to accommodate these changes as well as measures to address financial hardships suffered as a result of the pandemic. One crucial legislative focus has been on the inability of tenants to pay rent, including office, retail, industrial and other commercial tenants.
The Ponist Law Group is proud to announce that founding partner Sean E. Ponist has been selected as a 2021 San Diego Super Lawyer, an award bestowed upon those who “demonstrate the highest degree of professional achievement and peer recognition.” This marks the 11th year that he has been selected as a Super Lawyer. The distinction is awarded to less than 5% of attorneys based on peer nomination and evaluation as well as independent research.
Join us on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 to hear from Superior Court Judge Eddie C. Sturgeon and experienced trial attorney Sean E. Ponist as they discuss keys to success in the courtroom and useful tips for litigators. The presentation will cover, among other things, “knowing your judge,” “sizing up your case,” motion practice and argument as well as trial pointers. This legal education seminar is sponsored by the San Diego County Bar Association.
The Ponist Law Group is proud to announce that founding partner Sean E. Ponist has been selected as a 2020 Northern California Super Lawyer, highlighting those who “demonstrate the highest degree of professional achievement and peer recognition.” This marks the 10th year that he has been selected as a Super Lawyer. The distinction is awarded to less than 5% of attorneys based on peer nomination and evaluation as well as independent research.
Join us on September 9, 2020 to hear from Sean Ponist and other leading real estate professionals as they discuss “Real Estate Brokerage During These Extraordinary Times.”
In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, city and county governments throughout the State of California passed laws to stay eviction proceedings against tenants, including commercial tenants. Additionally, the Judicial Council of California also took action to protect tenants. On August 13, 2020, however, the Judicial Council of California voted to end the emergency rules affecting evictions and foreclosures (Rules 1 and 2, respectively) effective September 1, 2020.
Join us on August 3, 2020 to hear from Sean Ponist and other leading civil litigators attorneys
as they discuss the new age of taking and defending virtual depositions. The 1 hour CLE will
cover the entire virtual deposition process, from the new (virtual) deposition notices and
admonitions through tips to having your client make the best impression for the camera. This
legal education seminar is sponsored by the San Diego County Bar Association.
The coronavirus pandemic, together with the government response thereto, has impacted everyone’s life. The governmental measures, while prudent, have also placed an incredible strain on nearly every business. In an effort to lessen the impact on businesses, many cities and counties have enacted rent protection measures to assist businesses with their commercial lease obligations. In this blog post, we discuss these measures.
- The Ins-and-Outs of Real Property Liens and Encumbrances September 15, 2021
- SDCBA Civil Litigation Section Hosts Summer Social September 1, 2021
- Commercial Eviction Moratoriums Across California—Where Are We Now? August 13, 2021
- Attorney Sean Ponist Named to the 2021 San Diego Super Lawyers List July 23, 2021
- Court Practice Series: Superior Court (Civil) October 6, 2020
- Attorney Sean Ponist Selected to the 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers List September 1, 2020
- Real Estate Brokerage During These Extraordinary Times August 31, 2020
- California’s Judicial Council Lifts Stay on Evictions Effective September 1, 2020 August 14, 2020