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Solo Section Breakfast [photos]

Solo Section Breakfast [photos]

The Solo Section meets for a networking breakfast the third Wednesday of even-numbered months. Free for section members. For more information, visit the Solo Section page at www.cccba.org.

Search Engine Optimization for the Solo Practitioner and Small Law Firms

Search Engine Optimization for the Solo Practitioner and Small Law Firms

It is widely known that Google’s U.S. market share for searches is dominant (over 70% by some estimates), but what isn’t as widely known is that for law-related searches, Google’s market share is overwhelming (over 90% by some estimates). Even if a client finds a lawyer in a major directory, there’s a strong likelihood that he or she found those directories through a Google search initially. Consequently, this article focuses primarily on optimization for the Google search engine.

Bar Soap: April 2016

Bar Soap: April 2016

It is most amusing, but also embarrassing, to sit in court waiting for a case to be called and being forced to listen to attorneys appear on Court Call and drone on about issues unrelated to their cases.

Getting the Most from Your Online Legal Advertising

Getting the Most from Your Online Legal Advertising

It is hoped that this article will help focus your current marketing investment. The Internet is crowded with marketing options and separating the fruitful from the wasteful is not easy.

Meet Your 2016 Board President: Elva Harding

Meet Your 2016 Board President: Elva Harding

I love to travel, garden, scuba dive, cross country ski, ride my bicycle in the Oakland/Contra Costa hills and walk my dog, Murphy. I have an Instagram account where I post pictures of street art I have found during my travels.

Meet Your New Board Members for 2016

Meet Your New Board Members for 2016

Please welcome Steven Derby, Oliver Greenwood, Dorian Peters and Summer Selleck to the CCCBA Board of Directors.

Meet Your 2016 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2016 Section Leaders

Meet the section chairs and find out how being a member can enhance your practice…

Member-Only Benefits 2016

Member-Only Benefits 2016

We are happy to provide information on the following businesses that offer discounts to CCCBA members on their products and services.

Civil Jury Verdicts: December 2015

Civil Jury Verdicts: December 2015

We don’t often hear “I told you so” from our judges, but they certainly could say that in most cases in which a civil jury verdict is entered.

Hello, Goodbye

Hello, Goodbye

December marks the last edition for my esteemed Co-Editor, Harvey Sohnen, who will be stepping down from the editorial board of the Contra Costa Lawyer.

Drones in the Contra Costa Skies

Drones in the Contra Costa Skies

With the introduction of cheap, personal use drones, many people are concerned with their creepy neighbor or the neighborhood teens flying a drone over their backyard and recording everything.

Hopkins’ Choice

Hopkins’ Choice

In prior “Stories from the Bray Building,” Judge Carlton considered incarceration, legal ethics, criminal cases and contentious civil trials. Now, he presides over an unusual family law matter.

Thirty Years and Going Strong - The CCCBA Women’s Section

Thirty Years and Going Strong – The CCCBA Women’s Section

With young law students like the 2014 scholarship recipients leading the way, there is no doubt the Women’s Section will continue to excel.

Meet Your 2015 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2015 Section Leaders

Meet the chairs of our sections and find out why you should join…

Member-Only Benefits 2015

Member-Only Benefits 2015

Take a look at the discounts you can get simply by being a CCCBA member!

Grow Your Business: Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Grow Your Business: Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Benefits of joining the LRIS: We do the marketing and screening for you, and referrals are paying clients!

"Priority" of Interests in Real Property with Tenant Occupied Foreclosure Properties

“Priority” of Interests in Real Property with Tenant Occupied Foreclosure Properties

Gross and Nativi interpret the law in a manner that protects the interests of tenants and uphold the exercise of police powers in ways that limit private property rights.

Employment Law at the Movies: You Can't Go Wrong Watching These Workplace Documentaries

Employment Law at the Movies: You Can’t Go Wrong Watching These Workplace Documentaries

“Inequality for All”: This movie adds new perspective to this year’s discussion on raising the federal minimum wage.

Mark Vickness: Guitar Virtuoso | Michele S. Lane: Singer/Songwriter

Mark Vickness: Guitar Virtuoso | Michele S. Lane: Singer/Songwriter

Focusing attention on music requires getting my mind out of law and that’s a healthy thing.

Victoria Snyder: Rock Climber | Philip Hunsucker: Scuba Diver

Victoria Snyder: Rock Climber | Philip Hunsucker: Scuba Diver

Climbing has been incorporated into our lives together so much that we climbed up Half Dome as part of our wedding week activities.