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Local law firm welcomes new attorney to the team

San Luis Obispo, CA (July 30, 2015) – Carmel & Naccasha LLP is pleased to announce that Emilie K. Elliott has joined the firm as an attorney.

Emilie has distinguished herself in many of the firm’s primary practice areas including business and intellectual property transactions. She also brings an exciting new skill set and depth of experience to the firm in health care law.

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Emilie’s health care law practice comes with a unique background, as she formerly worked

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Six Charter Cities Fight to Maintain Their Home Rule Authority

Charter cities are organized under and governed by a charter adopted by local voters rather than the general laws of the State. By way of their local charter, charter cities may adopt their own procedures for matters that are considered “municipal affairs.” Charter cities’ ability to regulate their own municipal affairs is frequently referred to as their “home rule” authority.

One of the advantages of being a charter city is the ability to proscribe their own public bidding requirements for local public works projects. While general law cities must abide by the general laws of the State governing local public works projects, which include requiring contractors to pay prevailing wage, charter cities may follow the procedures set forth in their charter. The California Supreme Court confirmed this in the 2012 case of State Building and Construction Trades Council of California v. City of Vista. In the Vista decision, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of

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Jon Ansolabehere elected to serve as Board Member on the Paso Robles Chamber

Press Release courtesy of Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce
DATE: November 20, 2013

Chamber Welcomes Nine New Board Members in 2014

In November, the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce elected nine new members to its Board of Directors. Led by a 17-member Board composed of local businessmen and businesswomen, the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce has nearly 1,000 members and seeks to promote the economic vitality of the greater Paso Robles business community, while preserving its civic and historical well-being. Joining the Board of Directors for 2014 are Jon Ansolabehere, John Arnold, Jennie Enholm, Gina Lucich-Fitzpatrick, Ian Hoover, Alex McGillivary, Bruce Ray and Jeff Weidler.

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New Community Outreach/Marketing Position Created at Local Law Firm


San Luis Obispo, CA (November 7, 2013) – Carmel & Naccasha LLP is pleased to announce that Courtney Kienow has joined the law firm as its Marketing Director. This is a new role for the firm as they seek to broaden their already deep ties and outreach in the community.

“We are delighted that Courtney has agreed to join our team. Courtney’s extensive and broad marketing experience on the Central Coast is unique and

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