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Bill TannerLegal incubators fulfill dual purpose

How can you provide training for new lawyers and at the same time promote increased access to justice? Through a Modest Means Incubator. Read about the four projects that received seed grants last month, including one being coordinated by William Tanner of the Legal Aid Society of Orange County. 

New revenue in governor’s budget boosts judicial branch

Gov. Jerry Brown earmarked $3.7 billion for the judicial branch in his 2015-16 budget introduced last month, which represents an additional $180 million in funding and extends the court filing fee increases that were adopted during leaner times.

Opinion: Self-promotion in blogging runs fine line of risk

Attorneys who enjoy blogging should be cautious not to run afoul of attorney advertising rules. That's the gist of a proposed State Bar opinion that's currently out for public comment.

Market forces lawyers to stay current with technology

Panelists at a State Bar Board of Trustees meeting discussed the challenges and the opportunities that technology can bring to the legal profession.

Avoiding the stress of the Feb. 2 MCLE deadline

If history is a guide, there will be several thousand California lawyers who haven’t reported their Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) compliance as of Feb. 2, the final day to report for Group 2. If you are one of them, here’s what you need to know.