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What Employers Should Know About Visas When Hiring Foreign Professionals

By Benita on November 15, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: $10   – 1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit available.   This session will present an overview of the most practical visa solutions for employers seeking to hire foreign nationals. Learn how to identify the most common issues and pitfalls of employment-based visa sponsorship under the federal immigration law. Discussion includes:…

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Free Legal Clinic – Thursday, Nov 21st

By Benita on November 15, 2013//Leave a comment

University of San Diego Law School students, supervised by an attorney, will be available for 15 minute consultations on Thursday, November 21st. The clinic will be held at our Downtown location from noon to 2:30 pm.   This is a general civil clinic. NO Family Law or Criminal Law matters will be addressed. The clinic…

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Congratulations Judge Kelety!

By Benita on November 08, 2013//Leave a comment

We want to congratulate Judge Julia Kelety who was awarded the first George W. Clarke Award for outstanding jurist from her colleagues. A plaque commemorating this event will go into the new courthouse.   Judge Kelety currently sits on the San Diego Law Library Board of Trustees and was President from 2009 to 2011.  

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Why We Need You

By Benita on November 08, 2013//Leave a comment

Every business and law firm has felt the pinch of the post-recession economy, and the San Diego Law Library is no different. Over the past few years, we’ve experienced a decline in membership renewals, a drop in court filing fees, and greater competition for charitable dollars and grants – yet the need for our services…

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Covered California: What Does It Mean for Me?

By Benita on November 07, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: FREE   The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which you may have heard referred to as ObamaCare, is the most significant overhaul to the country’s healthcare system in decades and requires most U.S. citizens and legal residents to have health insurance coverage.   The coverage can be obtained through…

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Law Library Foundation Day!

By Benita on November 07, 2013//Leave a comment

Last Thursday, November 7th, library staff and patrons celebrated the 42nd Anniversary of the San Diego Law Library Foundation with cookies and punch.      

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What Employers Should Know About Visas When Hiring Foreign Professionals

By Benita on November 07, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: $10   – 1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit available.   This session will present an overview of the most practical visa solutions for employers seeking to hire foreign nationals. Learn how to identify the most common issues and pitfalls of employment-based visa sponsorship under the federal immigration law. Discussion includes:…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on November 06, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: I received a courtesy notice from the court informing me that I am eligible to attend traffic school for my traffic violation. Where can I find a list of traffic schools that I may attend?   There is a list of traffic schools available online. You have the option to choose from a list…

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Help Build Our Bookmas Tree!

By Benita on November 06, 2013//Leave a comment

Our Bookmas Tree is growing!    Get into the spirit of giving and donate to the law library’s Book of the Year Fund. Help us build our Bookmas Tree. For each $5 donated another book is added to the tree. Our goal is to finish the tree and light the lights at our Open House on…

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Return of the Crunch Card

By Isabel on October 31, 2013//Leave a comment

With the holiday season quickly approaching, the State Bar of California’s CLE deadline is not far behind. For attorneys whose last name begins with N – Z, that means fulfilling 25 hours of continuing legal education before the February 3, 2014 deadline.   Make completing your credits a little easier by purchasing yourself an early…

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