May 1, 1991
Law firm Kindel & Anderson, Los Angeles, has tapped Godfrey Isaac, one of the city's better-known trial lawyers, to be the new head of its litigation department. Isaac, who joined the 92-lawyer firm in 1987, will direct a staff of 32 attorneys that has become Kindel & Anderson's most significant department. The 66-year-old attorney is perhaps best known for his involvement in wrongful termination lawsuits.
May 3, 1986 |
Citing differences over business style and growth, the 25 attorneys in the Newport Beach branch of Kindel & Anderson have left the Los Angeles law firm and formed their own law office. The new firm of Palmieri, Tyler, Wiener & Wilhelm will service more than 10,000 clients out of the same MacArthur Boulevard office that the group occupied as Kindel & Anderson. Kindel & Anderson, meantime, has opened a new branch a block away and staffed it with six of its 55 remaining lawyers.
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April 8, 2007 |
James A. Kindel, 93, a leading tax lawyer in Southern California and co-founder of the firm Kindel & Anderson, died March 29 of congestive heart failure and pneumonia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Kindel, a Hollywood native who grew up in Pasadena where his father owned an auto firm, graduated from UCLA and Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. He later passed the exam to become a certified public accountant. His areas of interest were tax law and trust/estate planning.
December 13, 1987
The law firm of Kindel & Anderson has signed a lease valued at more than $60 million to occupy about 100,000 square feet of office space in Shuwa Investments Corp.'s Arco Plaza. Kindel & Anderson, which also serves as Shuwa's general counsel, has been a tenant in the building since it opened in 1971. The new lease will nearly double the size of its existing space and lasts for more than 20 years.
August 12, 1986
Gerard C. Bastiaanse has rejoined the Newport Beach law office of Los Angeles-based Kindel & Anderson as a partner. Bastiaanse, 50, who had been with the firm for 16 years, was part of the 25-lawyer Newport Beach office that split off in April to form a new firm. The Newport Beach resident, who practices general corporate law, is Kindel & Anderson's only full-time partner in the Orange County office, though seven other partners work partial weeks in the county.