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A Call to Action – Oppose H.R. 4195

By admin on July 24, 2014//Leave a comment

On July 14, the House of Representatives passed the Federal Register Modernization Act, H.R. 4195. This bill removes the statutory requirement to print the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the indexes for these materials.   The Federal Register and the CFR are among the most essential documents of the United States Executive Branch. The Federal…

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Freedom from Abusive Spouses

By admin on July 24, 2014//Leave a comment

Often victims of domestic violence, who obtain their immigration status through their spouse, feel that they have to put up with abuse to avoid deportation. However, there are a number of options to protect the immigration status of domestic violence victims.   Top immigration attorney, Ms. Ginger Jacobs is presenting a FREE MCLE class on immigration remedies…

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Lexis Research is Just a Click Away!

By admin on July 24, 2014//Leave a comment

Learn how to become a quick and efficient legal researcher using Lexis, an online legal database. Dana Corcoran, our Lexis Representative, will teach you how to formulate your search query, navigate within the Lexis database, and use the special functions unique to Lexis. Armed with the proper techniques, legal research becomes an easier task.  …

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Helping You Comply with an MCLE Audit

By admin on July 24, 2014//Leave a comment

Are you one of the 5,500 California attorneys who received an audit letter from the California State Bar? Do you need to submit certificates of course completion and complete the online summary log for both participatory and self-study credits? View the State Bar’s MCLE Audit FAQs page to ace the compliance requirements.   If you attended…

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Famous Author Coming to Town!

By admin on July 18, 2014//Leave a comment

Famed author SCOTT TUROW is coming to town with his latest page-turner, IDENTICAL. His best-selling books, Presumed Innocent, Innocent, and Reversible Errors were converted into popular movies. Mr. Turow, a former Assistant United States Attorney, continues to practice law as a private attorney in white collar criminal defense. His books are available in more than…

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New Saturday Hours at Our Downtown Location

By Kelly on July 18, 2014//Leave a comment

Starting Saturday, August 9, our downtown location will be open from 9 to 1 p.m., instead of 1 to 5 p.m.  All other services remain the same, including reference and circulation services.    

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An Unusual Eviction Case

By admin on July 18, 2014//Leave a comment

Making a big splash in the news is an unusual eviction case involving a live-in nanny who refuses to leave her employer’s home. Normally, landlords evict unwanted tenants but in this situation, a family is trying to evict their nanny who refuses to work and refuses to leave. Diane Stretton, the nanny, was hired  by the Bracamontes…

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Practitioners Share Pearls of Wisdom

By admin on July 18, 2014//Leave a comment

For individuals considering the practice of law, five experienced California attorneys share their insights of what it takes to become a successful attorney:    “First nothing stands out like merit. Understand your assignments and projects, be thorough, accessible and responsible…If you start to get repeat assignments you’ve won over your first critic — your boss,”…

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Special Offer for FREE MCLE Credit

By admin on July 10, 2014//Leave a comment

Visit our LinkedIn page to get a discount code to attend Reducing Discovery Costs and Risks Through Litigation Readiness for FREE!   Just one more week remains to register. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get valuable tips from a certified, electronic discovery expert.   Jeff Jacobs, General Counsel and Senior Consultant for DTI, will cover how to:   Reduce discovery costs and…

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Welcome Librobot to Law and Comics!

By admin on July 10, 2014//Leave a comment

We are proud to introduce our newest team member Librobot, the official Law and Comics mascot.   “This job is a great fit for me,” says Librobot “I am a passionate advocate of freedom of speech and the creative process which fits in perfectly with our Law and Comics theme: protecting the work of comic…

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