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MCLE SELF-STUDY: What should a lawyer do when the client does not want to follow advice or when the client is mentally impaired? These issues are among the most difficult lawyers ever have to face.
In 2015, locating a female attorney is no longer a “Where’s Waldo?” experience. Regardless of gender, the CCCBA and its sections provide members the opportunity to support one another and grow professionally in the practice of law.
Half the battle is calendaring and attending the event. To make the most of this inherently relationship based experience, showing up mentally is fundamental and takes practice.
Please welcome Ericka Ackeret, Wendy McGuire Coats, David Marchiano and Laura Ramsey to the CCCBA Board of Directors.
Meet the chairs of our sections and find out why you should join…
Simple stylistic choices can reduce the reader’s annoyance and enhance the persuasive force of a legal brief.
The new local rules, taking effect January 1, 2015, are substantially revised and entirely reformatted, and will more closely follow the structure of the California Rules of Court.
The fairly recent decision in Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Brookfield Crystal Cove LLC examined the act and its legislative history and, somewhat surprisingly, narrowly construed SB 800.
Admissibility of a Plaintiff’s Immigration Status in California Employment and Personal Injury Cases
Undocumented workers may be more incentivized now to seek redress for wrongful employment practices, notwithstanding their immigration status.
Out to Sea Without An Anchor? Analyzing Emotional Distress Damages Without Corresponding Economic Damages
By all accounts, emotional distress is legally and physically tangible. When it legally exists, the challenge is evaluating how much an employer should pay for it.
The Court of Appeal held that the active concealment, misrepresentation to the court, and self-dealing for personal financial gain by an attorney amount to participation in breach of trust.
This issue, traditionally covering only family law, was expanded to encompass other areas of law that overlap with family law.
This article provides a step-by-step explanation of how to obtain and implement a writ of attachment in a financial elder abuse case.
R. Ann Fallon interviews Matt Taddei, a Life Insurance Expert, regarding the controversial recent Appellate Court decision, In re Marriage of Burwell.
Practitioners should keep a watchful eye on the evolution of the case law on the definition of “dependent adult” under the EADACPA and Penal Code.
If you don’t embrace technology, you will probably be left behind. The following websites and email services are helpful in making hardware and/or software decisions…
Effective July 1, 2014, a new disclosure requirement has been added to Ethics Standard 7.
So how do you BYOCR? Schedule your court reporter through a court reporting firm ahead of time.
The renaissance of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in California civil law in the last 30 years has generated an extraordinary rippling effect of five unintended consequences.