Lawyers can receive special training to appear before the Veterans Administration and help soldiers receive better benefits. Los Angeles attorney Lora Cicconi took the case of Matthew Sanders and succeeded in upgrading his discharge.
The Department of Real Estate issues a consumer alert warning homeowners about schemes to entice plaintiffs to join class action or "mass joinder" lawsuits.
William Vickrey, the longtime head of the Administrative Office of the Courts, announced he will retire Sept. 9 after a year of upheaval and ongoing financial shortfalls.
A task force studying how to govern the State Bar continues its debate about who should be on the board of governors.
The State Bar moves to lift the license of Michael T. Pines, who made headlines by advising his clients to break into their foreclosed homes and start living there again.
Signing up commits law firms and individual lawyers to implementing sustainable practices like recycling and promoting commuter incentives.