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Job Zone

By Amanda on August 01, 2013//Leave a comment

If you’re looking for a library or legal job don’t forget to check out our Career Center Page!  We update the page every Friday with jobs in San Diego, California, various other states, and occasionally some international positions.  Please spread the word to others that are job hunting.  We wish you the best of luck!…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on August 01, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: What are the different notice requirements to start a residential eviction case?   A landlord has 5 different notice options:   3-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit 3-Day Notice to Perform Covenants or Quit 3-Day Notice to Quit 30-Day or 60-Day Notice to Quit 90-Day Notice to Quit   The requirements for each…

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Addendum to Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on July 26, 2013//Leave a comment

A few weeks ago we posted the following legal reference question:     Q: What is the charge for driving while using a cell phone?   Using a handheld wireless device to talk on the phone while driving is prohibited under Vehicle Code §23123. The base fine, if a person is convicted, can be found…

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Taking Out of State Depositions

By Benita on July 26, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: 1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit available.   What to do when faced with out of state witnesses? Never fear! Come learn the ins and outs of taking and enforcing depositions outside of California State Court actions, as well as how to retrieve documents via subpoena from outside the state. Practical strategies,…

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The Legal Issues of Transitioning from Amateur to Professional Sports and Life After

By Benita on July 25, 2013//Leave a comment

Sponsored by The Hartford Group of Merrill Lynch     About the Program: 1 hour General Participatory MCLE credit available.   The San Diego Law Library is pleased to partner with The Hartford Group of Merrill Lynch for a special program on Sports Law.   Topics Covered: High School Recruiting Process and NCAA Compliance Participation…

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Using Lexis

By Benita on July 25, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: •1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit. Learn how to quickly find useful content related to your search. This one hour class will cover search techniques, finding databases, Shepardizing, emailing and printing, etc. Sign up for this class and become a more efficient and productive researcher.   About the Speaker: Dana Cocoran from…

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Electronic Discovery Issues in Crossborder and MultiLanguage Litigation

By Benita on July 25, 2013//Leave a comment

Sponsored by DTI   About the Program: This class is available for remote viewing from home/office. Special instructions for remote viewing will be emailed a few days before the class.   – 1 hour General Participatory MCLE credit available.   This session will address how to resolve some of the discovery challenges involved in cross-border…

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Tax Impact After the Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision

By Isabel on July 25, 2013//Leave a comment

After the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal law restricting the rights of same-sex married couples, some of those couples are now facing new tax issues.   While the court’s decision is expected to result in big savings in estate taxes, dual-income couples making good…

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Take Our Survey

By Cheryl on July 23, 2013//Leave a comment

The Law Library has lost 25% of its revenue in the last two years due to an unprecedented drop in court filing fees.  We need to build a case for increased funding from private donors and grants. You can help. Will you? Take Our Survey.

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CA State Bar Audits 4,700 Attorneys

By Benita on July 18, 2013//Leave a comment

This year, the California State Bar is launching their largest ever MCLE compliance audit of attorneys with last names beginning with A through G.   Attorneys who are short of the 25 hour MCLE requirements will be given until November 21st to come into compliance. For more information on the requirements and frequently asked questions…

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