A new study shows that attorneys top other professions when
it comes to the share of problem drinkers in their ranks, according to a study
released in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. One in four attorneys also
reported depression, stress and anxiety.
The State Bar plans to spend less in 2016 than it did last year. Major cuts
will come in travel, catering, temporary help expenses and leaving 21 open
In the first of five meetings, the bar’s Task Force on
Governance in the Public Interest heard from six experts as well as members of
its voluntary sections about the pros and cons of various organizational
If you’ve gotten a generous offer of payment that seems too
good to be true – it probably is. A continuing scheme involves overpaying
lawyers by hundreds of thousands of dollars. The scammers send a fake check, then
ask for most of it back.