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Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop Tues., Jan. 19

By Valerie on January 11, 2021//Leave a comment

Are you interested in appealing your civil court judgment, but are unsure what you need to do to start the process? Have you begun your appeal, but feel overwhelmed and could use guidance from an experienced professional? Are you in the midst of your appeal and wonder how the pandemic is going to affect your…

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Law Library Foundation Announces 2021 Board of Trustees Search

By Valerie on January 11, 2021//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library Foundation Board of Trustees is searching for new board members who are passionate about the San Diego Law Library, want to increase access to justice for San Diego county residents and have an interest in fundraising and development. Law Library Foundation Trustees have a chance to help the law library…

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A Week of Amazing MCLEs

By Valerie on January 05, 2021//Leave a comment

After a brief holiday break, we have jumped back into MCLE Crunch Time! We have an MCLE webinar every day for the next [business] week, including one hour of hard-to-find Legal Ethics credit! Here is a list of our exciting topics:   Wed., Jan. 6: Speedwriting: From Brain to Brief in a Hurry: This presentation uses techniques…

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What’s Happening NOW 2021

By Valerie on January 05, 2021//Leave a comment

It’s 2021 and we are excited to continue to connect with you in the virtual environment! As part of that effort, our weekly What’s Happening NOW at San Diego Law Library Facebook Live resumes on Thursday, January 7th at 2 PM on our Facebook page.   What’s Happening NOW is a short live stream with…

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Second Round of Stimulus Checks are Coming

By Valerie on January 05, 2021//Leave a comment

The New Year brings a new round of stimulus payments! But, the 2021 stimulus checks are a little different than the 2020 checks. The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department started their work on December 29th to send over 100 million payments by January 15th. In fact, you may have already seen a direct…

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Snapshot of the New Laws of 2021

By Valerie on January 05, 2021//Leave a comment

The 2019-2020 legislative session was unlike any other. Due to the pandemic, weeks of legislative hearings in Sacramento were cancelled. This caused hundreds of bills introduced in the legislature to be abandoned and many bills to be drafted and introduced in record time. Gov. Newsom signed only 372 new laws in 2020, which is the…

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Give Yourself the Gift of Borrowing and Benefits Programs for 2021

By Valerie on December 29, 2020//Leave a comment

I think it is safe to say we are all pretty excited to be done with 2020. But, we are NOT ready to be done with the Law Library’s Benefits and Borrowing Programs.  Even though the library has suspended in person services and print material circulation, we are still working hard and providing remote services…

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Save the Date for the SDLL Foundation’s Valentine’s Fundraiser

By Valerie on December 29, 2020//Leave a comment

Are you looking for a way to safely celebrate with your valentine? Do you like wine and want to take your wine tasting skills to the next level? Do you want to support the San Diego Law Library?   You heard it through the grapevine from us, the San Diego Law Library Foundation is hosting…

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Holiday Hours for Law Library Services

By Valerie on December 21, 2020//Leave a comment

In observance of the upcoming holidays, the Law Library will have special holiday hours for our remote assistance appointments, Virtual Front Desk, email, telephone, and statewide chat services as follows: Thursday, Dec. 24th: 8 am to 12 pm Friday, Dec. 25th: Closed Thursday, Dec. 31st: 8 am to 12 pm Friday, Jan. 1st: Closed   We will resume our regular…

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Check Out January’s MCLE Crunch Time Classes

By Valerie on December 21, 2020//Leave a comment

As most California attorneys are aware, every three years California Bar members must complete 25 hours of minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) credits. Half of the credits must be participatory and half can be self-study. Additionally, there are three specialty credit areas required: Legal Ethics: at least 4 hours Competence Issues: at least 1 hour…

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