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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:
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 the chairs of our 20 sections and find out why you should join…
In addition to developing critical thinking and writing skills, WriterCoach Connection helps students find their own unique voices and develop their confidence.
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.
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.
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.
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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
Below you will all of the non-profit organizations, volunteer- and giving opportunities mentioned in our November 2011 “Giving Back” Contra Costa Lawyer magazine – Happy Giving!
As the holidays approach, many people’s thoughts turn to helping out those who are less fortunate. Many, many individuals, families and groups want to volunteer their time to serve food or assist others in some way during the holidays. As a former staffer at the Volunteer Center of the East Bay, I fielded many calls from well-meaning people calling the day before Thanksgiving or the week before Christmas wanting to know how they can be of service to others.
I am the President of the Board for the Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California, member of the Hemophilia Federation of America, volunteer as a speaker and community member for the local High School two of …
I can’t believe another year has passed and it is time to write a new report about Juvenile Court.
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.
Volunteer Attorneys Help Contra Costa Residents Tackle Legal Challenges, from Bankruptcy and Landlord-Tenant Disputes to Immigration and Family Law issues.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) continues to expand as an attractive alternative to litigation. Private litigants increasingly turn to ADR to resolve their disputes. In many cases, parties obtain better results through ADR than through conventional …
Highlights of the February 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on alternative dispute resolution, mediation, conflict resolution programs and more.
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.