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Help Build Our Bookmas Tree!

By Benita on November 21, 2013//Leave a comment

We are now on Week 4 and we still need your help to grow our Bookmas Tree!  For each $5 donated another book is added to the tree. Your donations to the Bookmas Tree will help the library add a special book to our collection.   Our goal is to finish the tree and light the…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on November 21, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: Can a will be set aside if the testator lacked the mental capacity to create a will?   According to CEB’s California Trust and Probate Litigation, one of the grounds for contesting a will is that the testator lacked the requisite mental capacity at the time the will was executed. Under Probate Code §6100.5(a),…

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Closed for Thanksgiving

By Benita on November 21, 2013//Leave a comment

All four locations of the San Diego Law Library will be closed from Thursday, November 28th through Saturday, November 30th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  We will resume normal business hours on Monday, December 2nd.    

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You’re invited!

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

The Law Library Open House is Friday, December 13, from 4-6 pm.    Join our sponsor CEB in celebrating the second anniversary of the San Diego Law Library experience — there will be food, fun, and prizes! Supervisor Dave Roberts leads a distinguished guest list, and we hope to see you here as well.  …

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Return of the Crunch Card

By Benita on November 15, 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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Help Build Our Bookmas Tree!

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

We are now on Week 3 and 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…

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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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