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New Fingerprinting Rules for California Attorneys

By Kelly on June 15, 2018//Leave a comment

The California Bar passed a new rule requiring all active attorneys licensed in California and multijurisdictional practitioners must be re-fingerprinted. Attorneys need to act by April 30, 2019, or penalties will begin to accrue.   The Bar has created detailed instructions for the following groups: In-State Attorneys Out-of-State Attorneys Out-of-Country Attorneys Multijurisdictional Practitioners   Why…

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Business Law Clinic June 12 at 10 am Downtown

By Kelly on June 07, 2018//Leave a comment

Are you looking to start a business? Or, are you running a company with fewer than 10 employees? Do you have questions about contracts or even about how your business should be organized? The Law Library is hosting a new clinic to help you!   We are proud to partner with California Western School of…

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Get Guidance at June 19 Civil Appellate Workshop

By Kelly on June 07, 2018//Leave a comment

Do you want to appeal the decision from your civil case? You can feel overwhelmed by the appellate process. The Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop can help guide you through the appeal process. It will describe the steps in an appeal, court rules and procedures, and other useful sources of information.   The workshop is held…

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Law and Comics 2018 Special Guest Stu Rees

By Kelly on June 07, 2018//Leave a comment

The Law Library is proud to have Stu Rees as a guest for Law & Comics in 2018. This is his eighth appearance at Law & Comics. He is a local entertainment lawyer who represents visual artists. Notably, Stu represents hundreds of cartoonists in their negotiations with major newspaper comic strip syndicates, and more than 400…

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Some Improvements for North County Branch

By Kelly on June 07, 2018//Leave a comment

The month of May has seen the installation of a brand new HVAC system at our North County branch.  The previous system was decades old, had mechanical issues, and was no longer efficient. Now, patrons can enjoy cool, fresh air in the summer and warm air in the winter months.   Also, we ordered new…

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California Primary Election Today June 5

By Kelly on May 31, 2018//Leave a comment

This is your reminder to vote TODAY, June 5, because your vote matters.   First, California’s nonpartisan blanket or “jungle” primary passes the two candidates with the top vote totals to the November election, regardless of party. Several offices have more than 10 candidates from at least one party running so 1 vote can make…

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Hunting for a Legal Job? Job Tips Class June 11

By Kelly on May 31, 2018//Leave a comment

Date: Monday, June 11, 2018 Time: 12-1 p.m. Location: Downtown San Diego No MCLE credit available Register: online   You’ve just passed the Bar – Congratulations! Do you have the right legal position lined up? You’re about to complete your paralegal certificate – You Did It! What does the job market look like?   Join us…

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Two More Weeks to Donate Socks to Support Vets

By Kelly on May 31, 2018//Leave a comment

We are proud to be an official drop-off location for Socks for Stand Down 2018! We will be collecting new, unused socks through June 18 to be donated to Stand Down San Diego.  You can drop off items at our Downtown or North County branches. Socks for Stand Down was started in 2015 by Senator…

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New Professional Conduct Rules for CA Attorneys

By Kelly on May 31, 2018//Leave a comment

On May 10, 2018, the California Supreme Court approved 69 new Rules of Professional Conduct. The new rules go into effect November 1, 2018. The current rules are in force until then. The changes were suggested by the Commission for the Revision of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Multiple commissions worked for over 7 years…

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Remember to Vote Next Tuesday June 5

By Kelly on May 25, 2018//Leave a comment

California’s Primary Election is June 5 and your vote matters.   First, California’s nonpartisan blanket or “jungle” primary passes the two candidates with the top vote totals to the November election, regardless of party. Several offices have more than 10 candidates from at least one party running so 1 vote can make a big difference….

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