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Law and Comics 2013 Coming Soon

By Kelly on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

On Tuesday, July 16, the San Diego Law Library will host Law & Comics 2013.  The 4th annual Lindley Lecture on Law & Comics program, Censorship:  From 1950s Superheroes to Today’s Manga, will be from noon to 1.  Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF), is the featured guest.  …

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Law Week: Equality in the Workplace

By Deb on May 02, 2013//Leave a comment

It’s Law Week 2013 and part of this year’s theme is Equality in the Workplace. Do you recall Lily Ledbetter, whose case led to the fair pay act? “In 1979 Lilly Ledbetter was one of the first women hired for a management position at the Goodyear tire factory in Alabama. Lilly had a pristine track record…

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Has Your Home Dropped in Value Over the Past Year?

By Isabel on April 17, 2013//Leave a comment

Property owners in San Diego County who believe their property’s market value has dropped below its current assessed value can request an informal property assessment review until April 30. Applications can be submitted online through the County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk  website. The application requires an understanding of the current market value of your home. You can reference…

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Career Center

By Amanda on March 29, 2013//Leave a comment

Check out our new Career Center page!  The Career Center has legal and library related job openings.  Make this your go to resource if you are looking for employment. This web page will be updated every Friday.

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Microsoft Word Quick Tip

By Amanda on March 08, 2013//Leave a comment

One of my favorite tools in MS Word is the Format Painter button.  I use it all the time!  The Format Painter button is located in the Clipboard section of the Home tab. What it does: Format Painter will copy formatting (i.e. text size, color, bold, italicizes, etc.) from specific portions of your document and…

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We have a New Website!

By Isabel on February 20, 2013//Leave a comment

What do you think of our new website, the final phase of an overall rebranding of the law library to make legal information and justice more accessible to the San Diego community? Designed to be highly interactive, the site brings our vast resources to the fingertips of four core users: legal professionals, business owners, self-represented…

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Law Made Public: our promise & our mission

By admin on February 14, 2013//Leave a comment

Welcome to the Law Library’s web page — everyone’s gateway to the law in San Diego County!   California’s county law libraries have been providing the public with free access to legal resources since 1891. There are 58 county law libraries. Like them, we are funded by collecting a portion of the fees paid to…

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First Speaker’s Bureau Partner – Laturno Kuick Realty

By Gina on February 13, 2013//Leave a comment

Welcome to our first Speaker’s Bureau Partner, Laturno Kuick Realty. Gary Laturno, Esq., President of Laturno Kuick Realty, is a frequent speaker at the library on popular topics such as the U.S. housing crisis, foreclosures, and taking steps to become financially secure. His classes have been a great success and often sell out.   As…

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Tax Time is Coming!

By Isabel on February 11, 2013//Leave a comment

UPDATE: We now have all the 1040 forms, including 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ  and the instruction booklets at all locations. We are receiving a limited number of paper tax forms from the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board. Please call any of our locations before you come in to ensure we have them. The…

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Are You Being Sued by a Debt Collector?

By Isabel on February 11, 2013//Leave a comment

We may be able to help! The Legal Aid Society of San Diego holds Consumer Law Clinics offering free legal assistance to low-income individuals at two of our locations. They are offered every Tuesday from 11 am – 1 pm at our Vista location, and Thursdays 9 am -12 pm at our Chula Vista location….

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