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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Law and Comics Tickets Now On Sale

By Kelly on May 29, 2015//Leave a comment

Join us for this year’s Lindley Law & Comics lecture: Law & Comics Goes to Hollywood. Properties that started as comics or graphic novels have drawn huge audiences to the movies, including Batman, Iron Man, and the Avengers. Now, they are making their presence felt on television (Arrow, Gotham, Flash, Agents of SHIELD, Agent Carter,…

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Law Library Hosts Lexis E-Book Trial

By Kelly on May 29, 2015//Leave a comment

We are pleased to announce an upcoming trial of the LexisNexis Digital Library program that will make thousands of LexisNexis eBooks available for patron use!  eBooks such as California Family Law Practice and Procedure, California Penal Code, California Forms of Pleading and Practice, Moore’s Federal Practice, and many more will be available for in-library use…

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Free Legal Job Hunting Class on June 12

By Kelly on May 29, 2015//Leave a comment

Join us for this FREE class to learn about the current trends in legal jobs. Get tips for job hunting in the legal arena. This class is especially helpful for recent bar passers and will be useful to attorneys, paralegals, and law students.   Speakers: Julie Remer, Esq., USD Career Services Kristine Custodio, A.C.P., San…

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California Surrogacy Law MCLE on June 23

By Kelly on May 29, 2015//Leave a comment

This one-hour class will provide the basics of California surrogacy law, including definitions of traditional and gestational surrogacy, California case law and statutes related to surrogacy, and practice pointers for drafting gestational carrier agreements.  You will learn why California is considered one of the most surrogacy-friendly jurisdictions in the United States and internationally.   Our…

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Free Family Law Class June 24

By Kelly on May 29, 2015//Leave a comment

This non-MCLE class will give an overview of the divorce process, the issues involved with child custody, and the rights to child and/or spousal support. There are many legal questions and financial consequences that arise when a marriage is ended. The results of a divorce have far reaching implications in many areas of life and…

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Law and Comics Announce Final Guest – Jonathan Maberry

By Kelly on May 22, 2015//Leave a comment

The Law Library is proud to announce that Jonathan Maberry will be our final guest for Law & Comics 2015. He is a New York Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and freelancer for IDW and Marvel Comics and he knows his horror.   Among Maberry’s body of work are the novels Predator…

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Update on Library Finances for May

By Kelly on May 22, 2015//Leave a comment

The Law Library receives the vast majority of its funding from filing fees and this funding has declined by over 30% from 2009 to 2014.   During the current fiscal year, the revenue from filing fees has declined even further. Through April 2015, the Law Library has received $1,957,997. This projects to filing fee receipts…

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New Guide to Vacate a Default Judgment

By Kelly on May 22, 2015//Leave a comment

The Library is pleased to announce we have added a new guide, Motion to Vacate a Default Judgment or Set Aside a Dismissal,  to our Research and Motion Guides on our website. The guide discusses the relief available via this motion and the general procedure to follow.  There is a set of sample moving papers…

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Ethics of Social Media MCLE Class 6/4

By Gina on May 21, 2015//Leave a comment

Join Kathryn Konzen from DTI at the Downtown location on June 4th,  noon-1pm, for a discussion on the Ethics of Social Media. Social media offers attorneys and law firms the opportunity to build credibility and trust, highlight expertise, and establish a memorable brand. Law firms, attorneys, and support staff must take care to ensure that their…

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More Free Lexis Advance Training Classes

By Kelly on May 18, 2015//Leave a comment

Lexis is now providing access to their Lexis Advance research system. We are offering FREE classes to help get you up and running with the new system. Sign up soon – our Vista class is full and the Downtown one is filling up.   Bring your laptop to our Downtown class and follow along! A…

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