May 1, 2015. St. Helena/Napa Valley: Buchalter Nemer announced today that the firm has opened its fifth office in St. Helena/Napa Valley with the addition of two new attorneys – James R. Rose has joined the firm as a Shareholder and Katharine (Trina) Falace has joined as Senior Counsel. Both join Buchalter from the Law Offices of James R. Rose, highly regarded for its broad practice representing wineries, wine brokers and vineyard managers in the Napa Valley.

Rose and Falace bring their successful practice and exceptional reputation to Buchalter with expertise in litigation and real estate related matters, including land use, water rights and tax credit work, as well as lending, labor & employment, intellectual property, estate planning and tax.

“Bringing in Jim and Trina is a real coup for our firm,” said Adam Bass, Buchalter’s President. “Not only are they superb lawyers, their expertise strengthens our existing litigation and transactional practices while broadening the services we can offer our clients. They also expand Buchalter’s already extensive representation within the hospitality, food and beverage industries.”

“I’m so pleased to be joining some of my long-time friends and co-counsel at Buchalter where I’ll continue to build my practice with the resources Buchalter provides,” said Rose. “I’m eager to begin working with the firm’s stellar complementary practices areas.”


Buchalter Nemer is a full-service business law firm representing local, regional and national clients in a multitude of practice areas and their subspecialties, among them: Bank and Finance, Business Practices, Financial Solutions, Health Care, Litigation, Labor and Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Tax and Estate Planning. Buchalter Nemer has offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, St. Helena/Napa Valley and Scottsdale. For more information about the firm, visit