Buchalter Nemer announced today that the firm has opened its fifth office in St. Helena/Napa Valley with the addition of two new attorneys – James R. Rose has joined the firm as a Shareholder and Katharine (Trina) Falace has joined as Senior Counsel. Both join Buchalter from the Law Offices of James R. Rose, highly regarded for its broad practice representing wineries, wine brokers and vineyard managers in the Napa Valley. (more…)



Kirsty Shelton Gerosa has joined Farella Braun + Martel LLP as a land use planner in its St. Helena, Calif. office. A seasoned land use and environmental planning professional, Gerosa will focus on wine industry and renewable energy project development.

Gerosa secures critical land use entitlements, applicable permits and environmental approval for large and small land use projects, assisting with strategy and execution from concept to completion. Gerosa brings significant experience in North Bay city and county land use regulations, current political issues, green house gas emission analysis and renewable energy projects. (more…)