In The News


Schwartz Semerdjian will host the 2018 Spring Planning Meeting of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the American Judicial System. Welcome to San Diego!  Partner Dick Semerdjian is Co-Chair of the State Courts subsection of the ABA Standing Committee on the American Judicial System.


Schwartz Semerdjian partner Dick Semerdjian will participate as an instructor at the 2018 Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section/American Board of Trial Advocates (TIPS/ABOTA) National Trial Academy at The National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada, hosted by the American Bar Association.


Schwartz Semerdjian partner Sarah Evans will participate as a judge for the McLennon Honors Moot Court Competition hosted by the USD School of Law and the Appellate Moot Court Board. The McLennon Tournament provides USD law students the opportunity to hone their oral argument skills and master new areas of the law. This type of competition provides future lawyers with the practice and experience needed to develop effective oral advocacy skills.


Senator Ben Hueso honored Sarah Brite Evans as the 40th Senate District's Woman of the Year at a luncheon and Senate floor ceremony at the State Capitol today.  According to Senator Hueso, “Sarah is a true asset to our district. She moves seamlessly between her professional role as one of San Diego Business Journal's ‘Best of the Bar’, to her civic responsibilities, where she serves as Chair of the Board of Management for the Border View YMCA. Please join me in thanking Sarah for all that she has done, and continues to do, to strengthen our community.” Congratulations, Sarah!


Partners Ross Schwartz and Dick Semerdjian will be co-guest lecturers at the University of San Diego School of Law Negotiations Class on February 15.  Mr. Schwartz will be addressing the topic of business and transactional negotiations from the perspective of a practicing business attorney while Mr. Semerdjian will be focusing on the topic of the techniques required to effectively and ethically negotiate the settlement of lawsuits from the perspective of a trial attorney.