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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Lincoln in Crisis – Free Lecture

By Benita on January 29, 2015//Leave a comment

Join Prof. Mike Rappaport & Prof. Maimon Schwarzschild from the University of San Diego Law School on Wednesday, February 11th 12-1pm at our Downtown location as they discuss Lincoln in Crisis. Lincoln faced the civil war, sovereignty, secession, and slavery as challenges to the constitution during his presidency.   This free event is part of…

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Enhance the Quality of Your Life!

By Benita on January 29, 2015//Leave a comment

Join us for an enlightening one hour session with Bridget Grimes, Director of Business Development and Wealth Adviser at HoyleCohen. Learn about different career options and flexible career paths offered by law firms to allow you to have a more rewarding and fulfilling career. Most importantly, achieve a better quality of life by prioritizing your…

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Law Library Opens Doors to Assembly Speaker

By Benita on January 29, 2015//Leave a comment

Great news! On the third Wednesday of every month, constituents will have an opportunity to meet with a staff member from the District Office of Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins. Staff member, Myrna Zambrano will be available to listen to your concerns and provide information on the following topics:   Constituent Services •    Department of…

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Free Help On Employment Law Issues

By Benita on January 29, 2015//Leave a comment

Attend an Employee Rights Self-Help Clinic on Saturday, February 7 and receive free legal assistance with the following issues:   1. Receive proper wages at work; 2. Get credit for the correct hours that you work; 3. Receive valid family or medical leave; and 4. Fight discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace.   To…

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Lincoln Exhibit – Opening Reception

By Benita on January 22, 2015//Leave a comment

Join us on February 5th 2-4pm at our Downtown location for an Opening Reception celebrating Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War. Guided tours of the exhibit will be available, along with a screening of Lincoln: His Life and Legacy part 1 from the History Channel. Come celebrate this wonderful exhibit with us and our…

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MCLE Last Call!

By Benita on January 22, 2015//Leave a comment

Below are our last three MCLE classes for the month. In addition to our participatory classes, we also provide MCLE CDs to fulfill your self-study requirements before the February 2 deadline.     Substance Abuse MCLE: Jan 28: 12-1 p.m.: Downtown Location Strategies for Dealing with Substance Abuse: Learn about the causes of substance abuse and…

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Celebrate a New State Holiday!

By Benita on January 22, 2015//Leave a comment

This year, we have a new state holiday established by Assembly Bill No. 1973. The Act requires the Governor to proclaim the fourth Friday in September to be Native American Day!   Julie Goren, author of Litigation by the Numbers wrote an excellent analysis of how this new law might impact the practice of law…

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Free Help Cleaning up Criminal Records

By Benita on January 22, 2015//Leave a comment

One of the most common barriers to finding employment is a criminal record. If you need help removing this obstacle, the San Diego Reentry Roundtable and the South Metro Career Center have teamed up to offer a monthly Clean Slate Clinic.   On the first Saturday of every month, eligible individuals may receive free legal…

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Lincoln is Here!

By Benita on January 16, 2015//Leave a comment

We are honored to be a host site for the nationally traveling exhibit, Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War. Join us at our Downtown location January 21 – March 3 to view the exhibit.   Based upon an original interactive exhibit developed by the National Constitution Center, this traveling version explores Lincoln’s struggle to…

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Bilingual Legal Guide!

By Benita on January 16, 2015//Leave a comment

In an effort to increase greater access to justice for all, we are happy to announce the addition of a bilingual guide at all four library locations. Guia Bilingue Legal Para Todos: Bilingual Legal Guide for All is written in both English and Spanish. Author Yolanda J. Izurieta, M. Ed., is a former Los Angeles…

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