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North County’s Law Day Free Legal Clinic Postponed

By Valerie on May 04, 2020//Leave a comment

Law Day is one of our favorite days because we get to host the Law Day Free Legal Clinic in Vista with our friends, the North County Bar Association and the San Diego County Library, Vista Branch.   Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to postpone our annual Law Day clinic that…

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San Diego Superior Court Closed Through May 22

By Valerie on May 04, 2020//Leave a comment

In the State of the Court Address hosted by the San Diego County Bar Association on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, the Hon. Lorna A. Alknse, Presiding Judge of the San Diego Superior Court, announced that the Court would extend its closure through May 22nd in an on-going effort to mitigate community spread of COVID-19.  …

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State of the Court Address Wednesday April 29

By Valerie on April 28, 2020//Leave a comment

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected much of society in the past month. Our Superior Court has been impacted severely, closed except for emergencies for over six weeks. And, much like you, we have been waiting on the edge of our seats to find out when and how the court is going to reopen. Tomorrow there…

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More Free Webinars, Including Free MCLE Class!

By Valerie on April 28, 2020//Leave a comment

Our first webinar was so successful, that we lined up two more webinars, including one that offers FREE MCLE credit!!     Legal Research Using Fastcase Date: Monday, May 4th Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm Location: Zoom Webinar Cost: FREE MCLE: One Hour General Participatory Credit Register: Here Debt Relief Seminar Date: Thursday, May 7th…

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Expanded Lexis Access and New COVID Legal Issues Pages

By Valerie on April 28, 2020//Leave a comment

In our never-ending quest to make sure you have the resources that you need during the COVID-19 crisis, we have exciting additions to the legal resources for the residents of San Diego County.   The first exciting piece of news is that Lexis Advance has expanded the resources they are making available through their remote…

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Welcome Judge Rachel Cano to the Board of Trustees

By Valerie on April 27, 2020//Leave a comment

We are pleased to announce the Honorable Rachel Cano as the newest Law Library trustee. Judge Cano replaces the Honorable Joseph Brannigan.   Judge Cano was appointed to the Superior Court by Governor Jerry Brown in December 2016. Currently, she presides over a division of the family court in the Central Division of the San…

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Law Day is Friday, May 1st

By Valerie on April 27, 2020//Leave a comment

Law Day is THIS Friday, May 1st.  Every year the American Bar Association designates May 1st as Law Day, a day to celebrate the role of law in our society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession. This year’s Law Day theme is, “Your Vote, Your Voice, Your Democracy: the 19th Amendment…

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Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop Goes Virtual TODAY!

By Valerie on April 20, 2020//Leave a comment

The Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop is back in webinar form! The Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop is designed for people involved in a civil case that is being appealed and are not represented by an attorney. The Workshop will explain the appellate process and identify resources that can be helpful in handling your appeal.   The…

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Free Westlaw Account for 20 Hours of Research

By Valerie on April 20, 2020//Leave a comment

We are excited to announce that Thomson Reuters is offering our patrons FREE Westlaw accounts. This temporary account will provide you with 20 hours of legal research between now and June 30, 2020. Your Westlaw account will allow you to access all federal and state Westlaw content, including secondary sources (like the Rutter Guides), Westlaw…

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Free, Online NOLO Database Class

By Valerie on April 20, 2020//Leave a comment

San Diego Law Library is hosting their first live virtual demonstration! This Thursday, April 23, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. on Zoom! Register now to learn more about the most used database in our legal research line-up!   So, wear your sweatpants, bring some snacks, and learn about all that NOLO database has to offer. Feel…

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