Trellis

State trial court data and analytics company Trellis lands Alon Shwartz, as Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer and closes an additional $4.4M dollar funding round, led by Craft Ventures.  Included in the flurry of progress and announcements for the state court data and analytics startup, Trellis also announced that David Sacks, Founding COO of Paypal, Founder/CEO of
Continue Reading Alon Shwartz joins Trellis as Co-Founder/CPO; David Sacks added to Board of Directors

State trial court data and analytics company Trellis lands Alon Shwartz, as Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer and closes an additional $4.4M dollar funding round, led by Craft Ventures.  Included in the flurry of progress and announcements for the state court data and analytics startup, Trellis also announced that David Sacks, Founding COO of Paypal, Founder/CEO of
Continue Reading Alon Shwartz joins Trellis as Co-Founder/CPO; David Sacks added to Board of Directors

State trial court data and analytics company Trellis Research lands Alon Shwartz, as Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer. Shwartz is a career entrepreneur and prominent LA tech exec who previously co-founded Docstoc – an original TechCrunch40 company – that helped small businesses and professionals find the legal documents and content they needed to start, and grow, their businesses. As
Continue Reading Prominent LA Tech Exec joins LA based Legal Data and Analytics Company Trellis Research, Raising 4.4M to Expand

Examining CCP 170.6 Peremptory Challenges
Everyone knows that a lawyer must understand the legal thresholds applicable to their cases. However, it is just as important that a lawyer understands their judge—their background, their preferences, their tendencies. This is the information through which a lawyer can map an effective litigation strategy, a strategy that includes careful consideration of whether or not
Continue Reading Should I “ding” my CA Superior Court judge?

Examining CCP 170.6 Peremptory Challenges
Everyone knows that a lawyer must understand the legal thresholds applicable to their cases. However, it is just as important that a lawyer understands their judge—their background, their preferences, their tendencies. This is the information through which a lawyer can map an effective litigation strategy, a strategy that includes careful consideration of whether or not
Continue Reading Should I “ding” my CA Superior Court judge?

A new law will go into effect across California on January 1, 2020. California Senate Bill 188 revises the definition of race articulated in the Fair Employment and Housing Act (1959). This definition will now include hair texture and protective hairstyles—traits historically associated with race.
Senate Bill 188 creates an opportunity to review the ways in which the courts have—or have not—helped
Continue Reading Employment Discrimination and the Push to California Courts

A new law will go into effect across California on January 1, 2020. California Senate Bill 188 revises the definition of race articulated in the Fair Employment and Housing Act (1959). This definition will now include hair texture and protective hairstyles—traits historically associated with race.

Senate Bill 188 creates an opportunity to review the ways in which the courts have—or have not—helped
Continue Reading Employment Discrimination and the Push to California Courts

A Case of Gender Pay Discrimination in Silicon Valley
As a Director of Sales Operations of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company (HPE), R. Ross regularly encountered financial and personnel documents, some of which revealed confidential details about the salaries of her male colleagues.
She began to notice a pattern.
It appeared as though the base pay of male employees consistently exceeded
Continue Reading Ripping Her Dollars in Half