Entries by John Fiske


Baron & Budd’s John Fiske Receives Presidential Award of Merit from Consumer Attorneys of California

Baron & Budd’s shareholder John Fiske  received a Presidential Award of Merit from the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) for his legislative advocacy protecting public entities’ constitutional property rights in the aftermath of California’s 2017 wildfires. Fiske was recognized by CAOC at its annual convention on November 15, 2018, at the Palace Hotel in San […]


California Water Service Honored for Innovative Water Treatment Efforts

Earlier this week, the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced that Baron & Budd client, California Water Service (Cal Water), has won a NAWC Management Innovation Award for its approach to treating water contaminated by soil fumigants containing 1,2,3-trichloropropane (TCP). On Oct. 9th, the 2018 NAWC Water Summit in San Antonio formally recognized Cal […]

Southern California Wildfires & Mudslides

Six devastating wildfires raged in Southern California, forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their neighborhoods to avoid the flames and prompting state and federal officials to declare a state of emergency for the region. Southern California Wildfires – December 2017 Thomas Fire (Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties) Creek Fire (Sylmar/Los Angeles) Rye Fire (Santa […]

Northern California Wildfires

Wildfires blazed across Northern California in 2017, forcing tens of thousands of residents to evacuate their homes and their communities. Baron & Budd is investigating multiple fires, including the Atlas fire in Napa and Solano Counties, the Tubbs fire in Napa and Sonoma Counties, the Redwood Valley and Potter fires in Mendocino County, the Cascade […]