Budget cuts have devastated the state’s trial courts. See where
the closures have occurred in your county and which parts of the state have
been hit the hardest. Also, take a poll on how you and your clients have been affected by the cuts.
The California Supreme Court has asked the State Bar to
appoint a second commission to complete the difficult task of revising attorney
Exploring licensing program for legal technicians is among the
likely recommendations of a State Bar task force that has been studying
solutions to the justice gap – the gap between the need for civil legal
assistance for low- and moderate-income Californians and the resources
available to meet that need.
Several opportunities for young lawyers are among the dozens
of volunteer positions that are coming available next year through the State
A Garden Grove attorney who was the subject of hundreds of
complaints from distressed homeowners agreed to be disbarred last month for his
misconduct in 14 of those cases.