There’s a new online resource for young lawyers in California. In the 10 Minute Mentor video series, experienced practitioners provide their insight on basic lawyering skills and knowledge. “The videos kind of bring it to life,” said Emily Aldrich, chair of the board of the California Young Lawyers Association.
Limited-scope representation of clients, known as
been touted as one way to assist those who can’t afford legal
representation. The Bar Journal’s Amy Yarbrough spoke with Seth Davidson, a
Torrance lawyer, about how he incorporated unbundling into his practice.
The Commission on Judicial
Performance handled more than 1,000 complaints against California judges in
2014. Find out which kinds of cases drew the most grumbles.
Applications are due May 22 for attorneys to apply for the
job of the bar’s general counsel. The general counsel reports to the Board of
Trustees and provides legal advice and representation to the board and the
bar’s management staff.
Justice Lee Edmon, chair of the Commission for the Revision
of the Rules of Professional Conduct, writes about how you can have a say in
the rules that all California lawyers must follow.