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  • New Attorney Announcement. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is pleased to announce that Dara Ashrafi and Timothy Sweeney have joined the firm as associate attorneys. Dara and Tim graduated in 2014 from Santa Clara University School of Law and Marquette University Law School, respectively, and recently passed the California bar exam in November, 2014. Dara and Tim bring practical skills and an enthusiasm for the law that will have an immediate and positive impact on the firm, its clients and the community.

  • USIATC Excellence Award. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is pleased to announce that it was selected for the 2014 California Excellence Award by the US Institute for Advancement of Trade & Commerce (USIATC). Each year the USIATC selects certain companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business environment and industry category. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth was recognized as consistently demonstrating a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values through service to its clients and the community.

  • Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth congratulates associate Scott A. Mangum for receiving the State Bar of California, Real Property Law Section’s Morning Star Award for young attorneys. Scott accepted the Morning Star Award on May 3, 2014 during the State Bar’s Real Property Law Section Conference. Scott received this award in recognition of his dedication and commitment to excellence in the practice of real estate law.

  • Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth congratulates associate David J. Lee for successfully completing the 2013-2014 Leadership Los Gatos program presented by the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce. The 9-month class offered an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at all aspects of the Town of Los Gatos and its interaction with the surrounding community. For more information about Leadership Los Gatos, please contact David J. Lee.
 

NEWS

SMWB Wins Groundbreaking Internet Libel Victory, Rendering Statute Unconstitutional.

In 2012, SMWB won dismissal of Summit Bank’s internet libel case against SMWB’s client, resulting in dismissal of the case and full reimbursement of the client’s attorney’s fees. Additionally, as a result of SMWB’s efforts, California’s criminal bank libel statute (Cal. Fin. Code 1327) was rendered unconstitutional. Summit Bank v. Robert Rogers, (Cal. App. Ct. 2012) 206 Cal. App. 4th 669; 142 Cal. Rptr. 3d 40; 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 633. Read more >>


SMWB Successfully Defends Silicon Valley Executives

At a bench trial, Sweeney Mason Wilson & Bosomworth successfully defends Silicon Valley executives accused of securities fraud by former investor. Read more >>


SMWB Successfully Resolves Fraud Claims, Resulting In $1,000,000 Settlement

In December, 2011, Joseph M. Sweeney, Kurt E. Wilson and Scott A. Mangum successfully mediated a matter in which their clients, a local businessman and his company, received a $1,000,000 settlement. Read more >>