COVID-19 Update: How We Are Serving and Protecting Our Clients
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COVID-19 Update: How We Are Serving and Protecting Our Clients

We are closely tracking the rapidly evolving public health concerns related to the Coronavirus or COVID-19. Rest assured that we are taking all available steps to remain accessible to our clients as we continue to act in accordance with their best interests during this difficult time.

Please see below for answers to some frequently asked questions:

Is your office currently open during normal business hours?

Yes. We are open for business between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM weekdays. We are primarily working remotely, for the safety of all employees. As a result, office visits are not possible at this time, until further notice.

When and how can I contact you?

You may contact us any time at or (619) 940-1606 for assistance with a new or ongoing legal matter.

Are you accepting new clients?

Yes. For new clients, we look forward to discussing your potential legal matter. As always, initial consultations are without charge.

How can I get updates regarding the status of my case or legal matter?

The best way to receive updates on your case or legal matter is to contact us by email at

Are courts of law and arbitration forums still open in my area? Will my court or arbitration date be rescheduled?

Most courts and arbitration forums are either closed completely or are severely limited in their operations. Different courts (e.g., State versus Federal Courts, San Diego County Superior Court versus Orange County Superior Court, etc.) have established different rules and policies at this time. This may impact court filings, scheduling of motions, hearing dates, and trials. In general, any hearings or trials scheduled through the end of April, and possible beyond, have been cancelled or postponed to undetermined future dates. If you have specific questions about scheduled dates in your case, please let us know.

Will scheduled depositions, mediation, arbitration, or settlement negotiations occur as planned?

As with court and arbitration hearings, in general any depositions and mediations scheduled through the end of April have been cancelled or postponed to undetermined future dates. If you have specific questions about scheduled dates in your case, please let us know.

Other Resources: Please see the following links below for guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the State of California, the County of San Diego, and local courts regarding public health orders, court operations, and other information:


State of California:

San Diego County:

San Diego Superior Court:,2053814&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Orange County Superior Court:

Client Reviews
Tom, thank you for your all help. Among the three other attorneys I talked with, I chose you because you really listened, asked thoughtful questions and sought all information to understand my situation. That gave me confidence in you above all others. I am a believer in receiving feedback, so I just wanted to share my thoughts with you. If I come across anyone that is looking for counsel in this industry I will certainly refer them your way. Scott Yi, Securities Registered Representative
Thomas was very thorough, kind and truly cared about me and my case. He went above and beyond the call of duty. Every time I contacted him he me made me feel like a very important client. His skills, intelligence and demeanor lead to a victory in the courtroom! Susan De Diminicantanio
As a business development consultant, there have been times to which I am in need of counsel for the review and strategic advice a range of diversified employment and compensation packages. In this sense, Thomas Mauriello has been my trusted counsel, paying particular attention to the settle nuances the language and structure of contractual agreements, and rely heavily on his expert opinion as a plaintiff's lawyer! Emma Makinen, DOAP Kitchens, LLC
Our Family needed an attorney who was knowledgeable with FINRA and Tom proved to be very familiar with FINRA. We found him, trustworthy, thorough, honest and sympathetic during an emotionally stressful time with our Family. Annette Hellmich
I would recommend Mr. Mauriello highly - - to anyone - - - wish I had more friends in the area who need an attorney! He was extremely knowledgeable, timely, courteous, - AND - he won my case! Would call him again in an instant should the need arise. Nancy Brown