General Law

After the Fire

Financial Aspects of Reconstruction;
Advising Clients Planning to Rebuild

This fast-paced program will cover the path of insurance money to construction, the role and rights of mortgage lenders, ins and outs of FEMA/SBA disaster assistance loans, the construction loan alternatives, and the economics of take out loans vis-à-vis existing mortgages.


John F. Friedemann
Friedemann Goldberg LLP

John Friedemann practices in business, real estate, banking, and entertainment law, both litigation and transactional, and has extensive expertise in matters involving fraud and fraud-loss insurance. Mr. Friedemann has been practicing law since 1984 and regularly speaks on various aspects of the law as a Continuing Legal Education instructor. He has also taught courses on banking law, and delivered lectures at the University of Southern California Law Center, Loyola Law School, Sonoma State University, and Empire College School of the Law. Mr. Friedemann is a graduate of UCLA and the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with distinction. In 12 separate years, Mr. Friedemann has been chosen as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine and was honored as an Outstanding Teacher by Sonoma State University for his classes on business law.

He is highly experienced in matters related to contracts, especially in the context of small and medium-sized businesses, and the purchase and sale of businesses. He has been practicing law since 1984.


Kristen M. Ingersoll
Law Offices of Norton & Ingersoll, P.C.

Ms. Ingersoll is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. More recently though, after the tragic wildfires struck Northern California in October, Ms. Ingersoll, has also been working tirelessly on various issues that affect fire survivors. She has had extensive communications with the Small Business Administration to gather details and information for her neighborhood and community. Ms. Ingersoll has been practicing law in Sonoma County for nearly 17 years, having been a partner at two large law firms prior to opening her own firm in 2013. Ms. Ingersoll is a graduate of UC Davis and the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Time: Time: Check-In: 3:15 pm; Presentation: 3:30—5:00 pm

John F. Friedemann, Friedemann Goldberg LLP
Kristen M. Ingersoll, Law Offices of Norton & Ingersoll, P.C.

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

Parking for this seminar is ONLY available in the Public Parking Garage at 555 First Street. Do not park in the parking lot at 111 Santa Rosa Avenue.

Registration Fee: $70–SCBA Members; $85–Public

MCLE: 1.5 Units Participatory Credit in General Law

Student: $20 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by downloading the registration form and submitting it with proof of current enrollment to the SCBA Offices. For more information on becoming a member of SCBA, please contact Susan Demers at (707) 542-1190 ext. 18.)

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