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Tax Collection and the Innocent Spouse

By Isabel on April 09, 2015//Leave a comment

Join us for a one-hour MCLE to learn how to avoid problems with the IRS when there is an innocent spouse involved. Our speaker, Alexandra Eaker Pérez, has successfully represented individuals, corporations, officers, directors, shareholders, and partners before the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, Employment Development Department, and the State Board of Equalization. For…

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Weekly Consumer Legal Clinic in North County

By Kelly on April 06, 2015//Leave a comment

Did you know that the popular Consumer Law Clinic in South Bay has a North County counterpart?  We are proud to host the legal clinic provided by Legal Aid Society of San Diego at our Vista branch. The clinic is focused on assisting low-income people who are being sued by debt collectors. They are held…

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Chris Ryall is Newest Guest for Law and Comics 2015

By Kelly on March 30, 2015//Leave a comment

The Law Library is proud to announce Chris Ryall as its newest guest for Law & Comics 2015. This is Chris’ second appearance at Law & Comics.   Chris Ryall is a writer and Chief Creative Officer and Editor-in-Chief of IDW Publishing, a San Diego-based comic book and graphic novel publisher. In Ryall’s eleven years…

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March Update on Library Finances

By Kelly on March 23, 2015//Leave a comment

Last month, we described how the Law Library receives the vast majority of its funding from filing fees and that this had declined by over 30% from 2009 to 2014. During the current fiscal year, the revenue from filing fees has declined even further. Through January 2015, the Law Library has received $1,528,334. This projects…

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Federal Tax Controversies

By Isabel on March 23, 2015//Leave a comment

About the Program: Do you have a dispute with the IRS? Did you receive an IRS Audit? Then come to this FREE 1 hour seminar that will cover how to resolve tax disputes with the IRS. Topics include how to respond to IRS audits, IRS collection notices, IRS liens and garnishments, and much more.  …

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First Guest for Law and Comics 2015

By Kelly on March 16, 2015//Leave a comment

The Law Library is proud to announce its first guest for Law & Comics 2015: Stu Rees. This is Stu’s fifth appearance at Law & Comics. Stu is a local entertainment lawyer who represents mostly visual arts creators. Notably, Stu represents more than 100 cartoonists in their negotiations with major newspaper comic strip syndicates, and more…

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Catching Fugitives in San Diego

By Isabel on March 16, 2015//Leave a comment

Thanks to a new partnership between the San Diego County Probation Department, the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force Team and San Diego 6 news station we may be seeing more wanted felons getting arrested. San Diego 6 is now airing a regular segment called San Diego Fugitive of the Week. Profiles of wanted felons are…

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Just a Blog or Advertising?

By Kelly on March 16, 2015//Leave a comment

The California Bar’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (COPRAC) is proposing a bright line test to determine when blog posts by attorneys should be considered advertising. The Committee’s draft opinion interpreted Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1-400.   It proposes that legal blogging by an attorney is subject to the requirements and restrictions relating…

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Judge Bans Smoking in Home

By Kelly on March 16, 2015//Leave a comment

A judge in Washington, DC, recently ruled that a man could not smoke in his home. The case involves a long-time occupant, Edwin Gray, of a row house and his new neighbors, the Coppingers, who moved in next door after their unit had been remodeled. The two units have a wall in common. Gray smokes…

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Free Federal Tax Class

By Kelly on March 09, 2015//Leave a comment

Do you have a dispute with the IRS? Did you receive an IRS audit? Come to our free 1 hour seminar, Federal Tax Controversies. The seminar will cover how to resolve tax disputes with the IRS. Topics include how to respond to IRS audits, IRS collection notices, IRS liens and garnishments, and much more. Date:…

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