Lawfirm Luce Forward Announces New Practice Group Leadership

(LAWFUEL) – Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps LLP, a prominent California law firm, today announced it has made management changes of a few of its practice groups and one of its six offices statewide.

Callie Bjurstrom has replaced John Vaughn as practice group leader of the firm’s business/complex litigation practice group; Rick Frimmer has taken the place of Kurt Kicklighter as leader of the business/corporate practice group; and Carol Kao will now lead the family wealth and exempt organizations practice group, a position previously held by Frederick Vandeveer. All three of the new practice group leaders practice in the San Diego area.

“We appreciate the work and dedication of John, Kurt, and Fred who have served in these key administrative positions,” said Robert J. Bell, Luce Forward’s Managing Partner. “As we move ahead, we look forward to the insight our new leaders will provide and the continued growth that will occur with the help of their guidance.”

Founded in 1873, Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP is a full-service California law firm with offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Carmel Valley/Del Mar, Los Angeles, Orange County, and Rancho Santa Fe. For more information, visit

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