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Contra Costa County Public Law Library: Open Letter to Our Friends & Colleagues

Contra Costa County Public Law Library: Open Letter to Our Friends & Colleagues

Dear members of the Contra Costa County Bar Association:

We are sending you this message to reacquaint you with the Contra Costa County Public Law Library System.  We now serve you in three locations:

Coffee Talk: What is your favorite local restaurant and why?

Coffee Talk: What is your favorite local restaurant and why?

As a West County resident, I’m particularly fond of Elevation 66 in El Cerrito. It’s our local brewpub but also serves fare that makes foodies happy.

2011 Year in Review: Richmond Court - The George Carroll Courthouse

2011 Year in Review: Richmond Court – The George Carroll Courthouse

This year has been very busy at the George Carroll Courthouse in Richmond. Judges Peter Berger, Ed Weil, Joni Hiramoto, and our newest, Christopher Bowen, join Commissioner Broughton and me as we hear all of the West County Felony Preliminary Hearings, Misdemeanor Jury Trials, Small Claims and Appeals, Traffic and Domestic Violence cases, Unlawful Detainers and both Juvenile Dependency and Delinquency cases.

Message from the President: June 2016

Message from the President: June 2016

Our members are looking for more networking opportunities and many are looking for programs closer to their homes or offices.

Probation Perspective

Probation Perspective

Stefan’s court order reflects he is granted felony-supervised probation for the child abuse offense committed against his 5 year old son.

Bar Soap: February 2016

Bar Soap: February 2016

We lost several more friends and colleagues since my last column. Judge Richard Arnason quietly passed away in his sleep at the age of 94.

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…

Top 5 Wanted: Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Top 5 Wanted: Lawyer Referral & Information Service

The LRIS is seeking attorneys in all areas including these top 5…

Meet Your 2015 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2015 Section Leaders

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

The Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project

The Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project

With no budget and a lot of support from the county’s legal community, it has served the needs of many of the county’s citizens.

President’s Message: May 2014

President’s Message: May 2014

There are high-quality programs being held by our Bar Association every week. If you are not reading our weekly emails or checking our calendar regularly, you are missing out.

Meet Your 2014 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2014 Section Leaders

Meet the chairs of our 20 sections and find out why you should join…

WriterCoach Connection: It’s About Writing and So Much More

WriterCoach Connection: It’s About Writing and So Much More

In addition to developing critical thinking and writing skills, WriterCoach Connection helps students find their own unique voices and develop their confidence.

Are We There Yet? The 2012 Court Year in Review

Are We There Yet? The 2012 Court Year in Review

All of a sudden, we are closing in on the end of 2012, and it has been a whirlwind of a year. On December 31, 2012, my two-year term as Presiding Judge will come to an end, and the term of the new Presiding Judge, Hon. Barry P. Goode, begins. I know and have worked side-by-side with Judge Goode, and I am confident that he will be an outstanding Presiding Judge during his term of office.

Juvenile Division - 2012 in Review

Juvenile Division – 2012 in Review

There are some significant changes this year in our Juvenile Division. The budget issues that are plaguing California are certainly being felt in our courts. For 2013 the juvenile courts will consolidate and all move to the Martinez courthouse with of course the exception that the juvenile hall court will remain at juvenile hall for detained youth.

Appraisals and Arbitrations: A Warning Note

Appraisals and Arbitrations: A Warning Note

Your client is leasing her building and giving the tenant an option to buy it. The purchase price upon exercise of the option is the then-fair market value of the property.

MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Plaintiff Ronald Luck, on February 2, 2013, traveled backwards in time to the year 1993, where he met the then 20-year-old Ronald Luck. During that visit, on February 10, 1993, the two men were in an automobile being driven by the younger Ronald Luck which collided with another automobile, causing the elder Ronald Luck to suffer severe injuries.

Thank You for Your Support of the Elder Law Center and the Law Center's Pro Bono Efforts!

Thank You for Your Support of the Elder Law Center and the Law Center’s Pro Bono Efforts!

The Law Center (“TLC”), and the Elder Law Center (“ELC”), along with its Board of Directors would like to gratefully thank all the Members of the

Meet Your 2012 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2012 Section Leaders

Meet the chairs of our 21 sections and find out why you should join…

CCCBA Open House & Holiday Parties

CCCBA Open House & Holiday Parties

Thank you for joining us at our holiday party and open house on December 15, 2011! On behalf of the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County and the