Ray Donovan Review

We love Ray Donovan the same way we loved Tony Soprano. He gets the job done and at the end of the day, as bloody and philandering and as it may be, he returns home to be the rock of his family.

NFL Police Reports

Although the 49ers experienced an uptick in arrests/charges from 2010 to 2015, San Francisco is not the most criminally troubled NFL franchise since 2000, and neither is Oakland.

Broderick Roadhouse, Restaurant Review

Broderick Roadhouse describes itself as a burger joint that loves vegans and vegetarians.

Ethics and Better Call Saul

Saul Goodman’s character in “Breaking Bad” is essentially a five-season treatise of what not to do as a lawyer. Don’t be the legal arm for a multinational methamphetamine cartel. Breaking Bad ethics exam over.

A Local Attorney’s Reflections on Last Month’s Tragedies

It is not enough to teach OUR children of color how to behave with police officers. Rather we need to teach OUR children that they can be police officers too, that they can be judges and their voice matters.

London Inns of Court Adventure in England

While traveling through London, “We took the opportunity to have lunch at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and to visit the ABA’s monument to the signing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede.”

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  • All Sections Summer Mixer [photos]

    All Sections Summer Mixer [photos]

    The All Sections Summer Mixer, coordinated by the Barristers section, took place on a breezy June evening in downtown Concord in Salvio Pacheco Square. It was a beautiful evening with a good turn out by …

  • Results of Food from the Bar Drive 2016

    Results of Food from the Bar Drive 2016

    In April, the Contra Costa County Bar Association held its 25th annual Food From The Bar fundraiser for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano.

    It started with the 21st annual Comedy Night kick-off, a …

  • October 6, 2016, Bar Fund Benefit

    BAR FUND BENEFIT – SAVE THE DATE

    BAR FUND BENEFIT scheduled for October 6, 2016. Sponsors are welcome now.

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  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading

    We decided that our August issue this year would be lighter and less law focused. We aimed to have articles that you could read on vacation and with your legal brains turned off.

  • Inside: Are You Covered?

    Inside: Are You Covered?

    Most insurance policies are prospective looking, covering for a loss that may occur in the future, pursuant to the contractual terms contained in the policy. However, a title insurance policy is an exception.

  • Inside: Guest Editor's Column, June 2016

    Inside: Guest Editor’s Column, June 2016

    You will find a set of facts and then eight different perspectives from participants along the road of criminal justice. I hope that you enjoy the journey.

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