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Legal Incubator Contra Costa County

An Update from the Front-Lines of Contra Costa County’s Legal Incubator Program

The Lawyers for Family Justice legal incubator program at the Family Justice Center houses six incubator attorneys serving moderate and low-income clients in Contra Costa County

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: A.F. Bray Courts Building – First Floor 1020 Ward Street, Martinez, CA 94553 (925) 646-2783 Richmond Courthouse – Second Floor 100   […]

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.

LRIS Spotlight: Carl Kadlic

LRIS Spotlight: Carl Kadlic

Contra Costa County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral & Information Service is a win-win for the Bar Association and for the community. The community benefits in that the LRIS offers a low cost method to find qualified attorneys for a variety of issues such as criminal defense law, family law, personal injury, real estate, business law, […]

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.