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Civility in the Practice of Law: Just Do It!

Author: Dara R. Fairchild

Guest Editor: Amy Chambers

November 9, 2020 7:39pm

As officers of the court, attorneys have an obligation to be professional not just with our clients, but with opposing counsel, the court, and the public.  This is, of course, easier said than done when dealing with a difficult opposing counsel who does not apply civility to their own practice.  However, civility is a necessary component of being an attorney and the practice of law.

A New Year’s Reflection and the Endless Pressure of Success

Author: Ashley Kaye

January 9, 2020 9:40am

As we begin a new year, many of us have already done the hard work of reflecting on the past twelve months and identifying resolutions to carry us through the next.  Many professionals, particularly in the grueling field of law, have a work hard / work harder approach to life.  We want to succeed, and we will do everything we can to achieve that success.  Perhaps many of our resolutions even center around achieving those career goals.

December Young Professionals Spotlight: Christopher Schon

Featured: Christopher Schon

December 2, 2019 4:34pm

Christopher Schon is an associate in Tyson & Mendes’ San Diego office and has successfully defended or resolved hundreds of matters for his clients. Most notably, Chris served as second chair in litigating a multi-million-dollar traumatic brain injury jury trial that resulted in a complete defense verdict for the client. Chris specializes in high-exposure and catastrophic personal injury; general liability defense; and assists privately held businesses…

September Young Professionals Spotlight: Greta Schultz

Featured: Greta M. Schultz

September 3, 2019 9:24am

Greta Schultz is Senior Counsel and a litigation team leader in Tyson & Mendes’ Los Angeles office. Greta has extensive litigation experience successfully representing various corporations, high net worth individuals, and technology professionals. Greta handles a wide range of cases involving general liability, business disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, and catastrophic injuries arising out of alleged negligence and intentional torts.

June Young Professionals Spotlight: Terra M. Davenport

Featured: Terra Davenport

June 3, 2019 11:59am

Terra Davenport is an Associate in Tyson & Mendes’ San Diego office. Terra specializes in general liability defense and personal injury with experience representing insurance and public entity defendants in a variety of legal matters. Before her success in the courtroom, Terra was a varsity softball player who helped lead her team to a national championship. She also competed internationally in Olympic qualifying events with the…

April Young Professionals Spotlight: Sitar Bhatt

Featured: Sitar Bhatt

April 1, 2019 4:07pm

Sitar Bhatt is an Associate in Tyson & Mendes Phoenix, Arizona, office. A part of the growing Arizona team, Sitar’s practice focuses primarily on general liability, personal injury, premises liability and bad faith litigation. In addition to winning multiple arbitrations, he has successfully resolved a variety of cases involving personal injury, property damage, and insurance coverage. Learn more about this Florida native and sports junkie below.

March Young Professionals Spotlight: Michelle Campbell

Featured: Michelle Campbell

March 5, 2019 11:20am

Michelle Campbell is Senior Counsel and a member of the Complex Trial Team in Tyson & Mendes’ Los Angeles office. Her practice includes general liability, catastrophic personal injury, directors and officers liability, and errors and omissions. An experienced insurance defense attorney, Michelle recently received a defense verdict in a $20 million environmental exposure toxic tort case, and has successfully settled numerous cases…

February Young Professionals Spotlight: Haldon Greenburg

Featured: Haldon Greenburg

February 5, 2019 10:26am

Haldon Greenburg is an associate in Tyson & Mendes’ Fort Lauderdale, FL office where he represents individuals, businesses and insurance carriers in a variety of legal matters, such as construction defect, premises liability, first party property claims, wrongful death, personal injury, and contract related claims. A former public defender, Haldon has extensive litigation and trial experience, and has negotiated a number of complex…

January Young Professionals Spotlight: Celebrating Our Newest Associates

January 7, 2019 12:39pm

Tyson & Mendes fosters the professional development of our attorneys at all experience levels.  In 2016, Tyson & Mendes formalized a Young Professionals Group to provide support, mentorship, and networking opportunities for attorneys and clients early in their careers.

Help Me Help You: A Firm’s Guide to Advancement Through Serving Millennials

Author: Ashley Kaye

October 1, 2018 11:00am

A young professional is not simply young and inexperienced; the term connotes a deeper, more specific meaning and a description – albeit an overgeneralized one – of my generation of millennials as a whole.  Urban dictionary (yes, I am quoting urban dictionary in a legal newsletter) defines a young professional as: “a recent college graduate whose main objectives in life include: career advancement, becoming financially secure…

Tyson & Mendes’ Young Professionals: Tips for Standing Out as a Young Attorney

Author: Emily Berman

September 5, 2017 1:45pm

One common challenge facing young attorneys today is how to distinguish themselves in the workplace and the legal community amongst a constantly growing crowd. California already ranks near the top of all states in terms of the highest numbers of active attorneys per capita, and the numbers are only growing with each passing year.[1] The State Bar of California is currently…

Tyson & Mendes Young Professionals: Tips for Overcoming the Millennial Stereotype

Author: Cayce E. Lynch

May 25, 2017 2:31pm

Tyson & Mendes is proud to announce the formation of our new Young Professionals Group to support the personal and professional growth of our young attorneys and clients. To kick off our YP Group, we surveyed TM attorneys of all generations for their best tips to overcome the millennial stereotype.  The responses shared common themes – work hard, be prepared, and be patient.

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