he is sworn in this month as the 91st president of the State Bar of California,
Los Angeles attorney David J. Pasternak plans to introduce a special guest
without whom he would not be holding office. That person: his oncologist. Read
about Pasternak’s journey and see a
slideshow of photos.
veteran who went beyond the call of duty to help her fellow veterans is among
those being honored Oct. 9 at the annual President’s Pro Bono Service Awards. Take a poll about pro bono service.
years after the Attorney General’s Office and the State Bar shut down an
operation that used false advertising to lure distressed homeowners into suing
their mortgage lenders, victims are getting some of their money back.
25 years in “big law” at Morrison & Foerster LLP, Gregory Dresser recently
came to work for the State Bar, overseeing attorneys who prosecute errant
lawyers. The Bar Journal talked to Dresser about his career shift.
State Bar Board of Trustees is accepting resumes from Northern California
attorneys in District 1 who are interested
in temporarily filling vacancy on the board through October 2016. In addition,
attorney candidates may submit their names for the 2016 elections in Districts
1 and 3.