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Calvo Jacob & Pangelinan Marks the Beginning of a New Era

Hagåtña, Guam – October 31, 2023 - Calvo Fisher & Jacob announced today that Kathy Fisher will be entering a new relationship with the firm at the end of the month and that the firm will change its name to Calvo Jacob & Pangelinan effective November 1, 2023.

Class Action Notice: FTB Limited Liability Corporation Tax Refund Cases

Calvo Fisher & Jacob is co-counsel for the class in the FTB Limited Liability Corporation Tax Refund Cases.  The class action notice is available here.


Mail Date: 4/30/2020


Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4742 (City & County of SF Superior Court Case No. CGC-07-462728; Fresno County Superior Court Case No. 10CECG00434)

Court Rules SSI Benefits Cannot Be Denied to Citizens of Guam

In December 2018, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP, and Farrell & Reisinger LLC  filed two lawsuits against the Social Security Administration challenging the U.S. government’s policy of refusing to provide Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits to American citizens living on Guam. 

CFJ Assists Guam Hotels in Negotiating Contract with Navy to Accommodate 5,000 USS Roosevelt Sailors Quarantined on Guam

The outbreak of COVID-19 on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt while docked in Guam made worldwide headlines.  After the U.S. Navy decided to quarantine all crew members who had tested negative in eleven (11) hotels on the island, Calvo Fisher & Jacob (CFJ) was a retained by the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association (GHRA) to represent it in negotiations with the Navy.

Calvo Fisher & Jacob Creates Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website

The COVID-19 pandemic is already having a serious impact on us all – both at home and in the workplace – and will affect every sector of the Guam economy. Calvo Fisher & Jacob has created a Coronavirus Task Force and is closely monitoring the global threat of COVID-19 in order to provide up-to-date practical information to individuals and businesses about the wide range of legal and other issues arising from the pandemic.

CFJ Response to COVID-19

The  partners and management team at Calvo Fisher & Jacob have been closely tracking developments relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Following the recommendations of government public health officials, we have instituted best practices for keeping our people safe, including social distancing, while continuing to provide uninterrupted service to our clients.