Alumni Eric and Pamela presented to a Legal Writing class at Western State University College of Law where they spoke on the topic of "Persuasion in Practice."
Connor was sworn into his new position of City Council Member on December 11 at Buena Park City Hall where many joined the crowd to witness and celebrate.
Buena Park has elected Connor to their City Council by the largest margin of victory in the city’s history. "I will begin moving forward immediately on proposals related to property crime, homelessness, parking, home improvement, utilities, city commissions, local hire, a new park, and protections for renters," said Connor. "I thank Buena Park voters for making your voices heard. I’m ready to get to work for you.” Read more…
Eric was invited by the Law Practice Management and Technology class to answer the law students' questions. Most of the students attending this class have plans of pursuing the field of personal injury law.
The Orange County American Board of Trial Advocates' new incoming President, Peter Polos, has selected Pamela Liosi-Traut to join the Board as Member-at-Large. "She has been a tireless worker and great supporter of our chapter for years," said Mike Strickroth, OC ABOTA President of 2018. Pamela plans to move through the positions in the coming years to the presidency.
Taking to heart the sage advice of a former President of the United States who Connor met in 2016, he has run his campaign as if he was the underdog. Over the last 6 months, he has spent much of his free time walking door to door to discuss what he will do for the city with each of his constituents. Over 800 of those residents have placed signs in their yard endorsing his candidacy.
Eric presented the Alan Slater Clerk of the Year Award to Janet Frausto at the American Board of Trial Advocates Judge's Night at the Pacific Club.
Eric's recent work with a client resulted in a favorable settlement who left this positive review, "...Eric exuded such confidence and explained each step so simply that I was immediately much calmer and more comfortable once I let him take control of the case. I highly recommend Eric if you ever find yourself in need of a lawyer." Read more...
Eric received a gift in office today from a grateful client! The gift included lots of goodies and Girl Scout cookies! Eric is happy to work with such amazing clients everyday and we are SUPER thankful for the gift! Thank you!
Western State's upcoming Hall of Fame Gala takes place the evening of Saturday, September 15, 2018, at the luxurious Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. Traut Firm is the proud gold sponsor for the evening, earning them special coverage in the Western State Alumni Newsletter and other benefits such as Hall of Fame recognition and more.