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Gambling Man

May. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Can law school make you a better gambler? By Leslie A. Gordon ...


Marquee Lawyers

May. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

It stands to reason that high-profile cases attract high-profile attorneys—including some who relish the technicalities that m...



Not the End of the Road

May. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Judges' reluctance to alter arbitration awards hasn't stopped some aggrieved parties from asking them for review. Now, three c...


The Wrath of Aguirre

Apr. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

In 2004 the voters of San Diego, fed up with a dysfunctional, nearly bankrupt city goverment, elected a city attorney who prom...



El Borrachito

Apr. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

A drunk but persistent client triggers in his lawyer painful memories of lessons learned from his own childhood in the San Joa...


Graduate School for Prosecutors

Apr. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

A new graduate program for prosecutors. By Eamon Kircher-Allen ...



Another Route to Court

Apr. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

It's become more difficult to get class actions certified, thanks to a variety of court rulings as well as recently passed law...


Buried in DNA

Apr. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Cold-case units have solved some very highly publicized crimes in recent years. Less publicized, though, are the problems thes...



For Women Only

Apr. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

As part of an image makeover, one law firm is giving women a higher profile. By Malaika Costello-Dougherty ...


We honor 43 attorneys for their extraordinary achievements in 2006. By the editors of California Lawyer ...



Business Travel Nightmares

Mar. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

For lawyers, business travel is often a part of life. Some of us like it and some don't. But no matter what you think of your ...


Advocacy: Outside the Beltway

Mar. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

In defense of the aging. By Bill Blum ...



Fed Up with the Feds

Mar. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

With the federal government unable to pass a comprehensive immigration-reform package, local governments are making their own ...


Profile: Medicine Man

Mar. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Finding the right lawyer to represent the state's doctors. By Traci Hukill ...



Contractors in Demand

Mar. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Concerns about cost and the desire for increased flexibility prompt both law firms and in-house counsel to hire a lot more on-...


Niche: The Cuban Connection

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Bringing Cuban musicians to the Unites States. By Itir Yakar ...



Employment: For the Record

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

The worst kind of background checks. By Traci Hukill ...


Rosie's Ramblings

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Legal-research services on the Web have matured. By Sandra Rosenzweig ...



Rookie Mistakes

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

New lawyers make some major errors when writing their first memos and briefs. Here are some tips to help you look like a pro y...


Who Needs Law School?

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Under the state's Law Office Study Program, it is still possible to become a lawyer without going to law school. By Susan E. D...



Online: Under the Influence of YouTube

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

DUI lawyers on YouTube. By Malaika Costello-Dougherty ...


Malpractice Insurance Report

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

With more insurance companies looking to do business in California this year, malpractice premiums should stay flat, or dip sl...



Trouble in Cyberspace

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Within the past few years, at least a dozen defamation suits have been filed over website content. By Susan E. Davis ...


Tips & Tricks

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word. By Sandra Rosenzweig ...



MCLE Self Study

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

The right of publicity, which protects individuals from commercial misuse of their identities, is increasingly being pitted ag...


Rosie's Reviews

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Which do you prefer? The $69.95 Office suite or the $649 suite? By Sandra Rosenzweig ...



In Pro Per

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

When a Ugandan widow is thrown out of her home by her husband's family, a California lawyer learns that standing by her client...


We're Outta Here

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Law firms are in a crisis: Female associates are leaving at an alarming rate, while the number of women partners remains stagn...



Litigation: Redemption v. Exemption

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Politics and the pulpit. By Bill Blum ...


Expert Advice

Feb. 2, 2007
By Megan Kinneyn

Historically used mostly as a convenient way to hold title to vacation homes, the tenancy in common form of ownership has evol...