Banking and Finance
Taddei, Ludwig & Associates, Inc. hired Paul Kingsman as a financial adviser, effective April 1, 2012. He will be responsible for managing and strengthening client relationships as well as business development. Mr. Kingsman previously worked in a financial advisory role with Morgan Stanley and ThinkEquity. Prior to starting his career in the financial services field, he was an All-American swimmer at UC Berkeley and won a bronze medal in the 200 meter backstroke in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, swimming for his native country of New Zealand.
Bank of Marin has announced its 2012 advisory board. The members are: Jim Allen - Southern Marin; David Gilmour - Soutnern Marin; William Isetta - Sonoma; Paul Giusto - Sonoma; Leslie Murphy - Northern Marin; Patty Bennett - Northern. Marin; Clark Blasdell - Northern Marin; Daryl Weinroth - Northern Marin; Andrea Schultz - Southern Marin; Paul Lofholm - Southern Marin; August Sebastiani - Sonoma; T. Patrick Smith - Sonoma; Jerry Ghirardo - Northern Marin; Jim Grossi - Northern Marin; Dean Moser - Northern Marin; Tom Lahey - Southern Marin; Dick Spotswood - Southern Marin; Bob Griswold - Sonoma; Alex Griswold - Sonoma; Jeff Walter - Sonoma; Cecilia Zamora - Central Marin; Jack Diego - Central Marin; Laura Bertolli - Central Marin; Ken Brown - Sonoma; Ron Blanquie - Petaluma; Elece Hempel - Petaluma; J. T. Wick - Petaluma; Abbie Walther - Petaluma; Melissa Prandi - C. Marin; Steve Easley - C. Marin; John Williams - N. Marin; Clark Thompson - Petaluma; Karl Bundesen - Petaluma; Bill Fishman - Petaluma; Tom Holden - C. Marin; Jeff Brusati - C. Marin; Ken Mazzetta - Petaluma; Holt Greene - C. Marin; Lyle Smith - Petaluma; Anthy O'Brien - Petaluma.Law
Napa attorney David Diamond has joined the law firm of Hines & Carr, which will now practice under its new name, Hines Carr Diamond LLP. The three-lawyer firm, which also includes attorneys David Hines and John Carr, has offices in Napa and San Francisco. Mr. Diamond is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate law. In addition to trusts and estates and related litigation, the firm’s practice includes business law, taxation, real estate, and bankruptcy. Prior to joining Hines Carr Diamond, Mr. Diamond was a shareholder with Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty.
Attorney Richard Freeman joined the litigation team at Smith Dollar PC, a business, real estate and financial services law firm. Mr. Freeman brings over 40 years of experience in complex litigation to the firm. He received his B.A. from UCLA and his J.D. from Loyola University School of Law; he is an AV rated attorney, who has been listed as a Northern California Super Lawyer, and is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Freeman has handled a wide variety of complex litigation matters, including: commercial litigation, construction defect, employment, and professional and general liability. At Smith Dollar PC, he will continue handling complex litigation, adding to the firm's practice of banking and mortgage litigation.
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Jenelle Mohan is a new associate at Anderson Zeigler Disharoon Gallagher Gray in Santa Rosa. She was born and raised in Sonoma County. After graduating from the University of San Francisco, School of Law and was admitted to the California Bar, she worked in a variety of practice areas, including representing individuals who had been exposed to toxic substances. Ms. Mohan also has performed estate planning and business transactions.Nonprofits