Monthly Archives: November 2015

Maurice Wutscher’s Patrick Kane Appointed a Hearing Officer of Calif. Horse Racing Board

patrickKane-1Nov. 18, 2015 — Patrick Kane, an associate in the San Diego office of Maurice Wutscher, has been appointed to serve the California Horse Racing Board as a hearing officer.

Mr. Kane will assist the board in ensuring the integrity and safety of the racing industry. He will conduct and oversee hearings, adjudicate decisions and issue findings of fact and conclusions of law.

In his equine practice, Mr. Kane focuses on the representation of industry participants at administrative hearing and appeals, purchase and sale agreements, partnership and limited liability creation, gaming law, regulatory matters, and equine-related negligence actions.

Mr. Kane graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona where he majored in Animal Science and was a graduate of the Race Track Industry Program. There, he received the Mildred Vessels Scholarship Award and the Race Track Industry Program’s Scholarship Award.

TCPA Webinar Today to Provide Latest Developments

Nov. 17, 2015 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will join a panel of litigators today at 1 p.m. EST to discuss the latest developments in TCPA litigation since the FCC announced its Declaratory Rulings in July.

Presented by, the webinar will provide a comprehensive assessment of the legal landscape following this summer’s TCPA ruling.

Click here to register. 

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak at Consumer Financial Services Conference

Nov. 4, 2015 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys will discuss the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, mortgage servicing, and attorney ethics at the Consumer Financial Services Conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Ernest Wagner will share his experiences in TCPA litigation on Nov. 19. Ralph Wutscher will lead a panel discussion on mortgage servicing issues on Nov. 20 and Donald Maurice will present on attorney ethics for financial services lawyers the same day.

Conference attendees will also hear from other leaders in consumer financial services law on fair lending/HMDA, UDAAP, arbitration, cybersecurity, CFPB regulation of automobile financial services, TRID implementation, the latest on flood and forced-placed insurance regulations, developments in state regulation of debt collection, bankruptcy and credit reporting, debt sales after the Madden decision and more.

The conference is organized by the Conference on Consumer Finance Law. Twelve CLE credits will be provided, including one hour of ethics. To view the conference brochure, click here.