This September, we have three town hall meetings, thirteen hours of MCLE credit, a Dine with a Judge lunch, a tailgate at the A’s vs Giants game, and a program dedicated to getting the most out of Social Security! It’s going to be a busy month, we look forward to seeing you at an event soon.
Assistant Presiding Judge Morris Jacobson held a Town Hall Meeting at the ACBA on August 19th to introduce his vision for reorganizing the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. By the time the Court completes transition in the middle of 2017, there will be a number of changes.
We’ve compiled a list below of the top 10 things to know (so far) about the Court’s upcoming reorganization for those who were unable to attend.
Jayme Walker represents plaintiffs in employment, civil rights, and personal injury as a part of the employment team at Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer. A graduate of University of San Francisco, School of Law, she also volunteers with the ACBA’s Volunteer Legal Services Program.
We’ve had a busy two weeks at the ACBA. It may seem like most people are off on vacation, but we’re here earning 13 hours of CLE, matching mentees with mentors, playing 18 holes, and dining around town to support pro bono legal service
There was a lot going on in the month of July. With an assortment of tips on improving your mobile website, suggestions for beefing up blog content, and plenty of articles on what to do (and what not to do) as you continue to solidify your firm’s rankings, it would have been easy to miss some of the top articles from the past few weeks. Fortunately, as always, the meatiest posts have been curated for your after-the-fact perusal.
We’ve got an exciting month of socials, dining around for justice, and low-cost trainings for new lawyers!
Dine Around for Justice is an excellent opportunity to enjoy an amazing culinary experience for a great cause! Participating local restaurants donate 15% of one evening’s revenue to VLSC.
I’ve been doing a lot of interviewing lately, and it’s got me thinking about the process of interviewing, and the reality of the job search. So here are a few thoughts, purely my own.
Here’s the scenario: You file a wage and hour class action in California state court, including a Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) claim. The defendant removes the case to Federal Court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (“CAFA”) and then waves an arbitration agreement at the judge in its motion to dismiss. The judge reviews the agreement, notes a class waiver, and sends you off to arbitrate your client’s claims on an individual basis.
Governor Jerry Brown signed dozens of bills into law on July 16, 2015. We’ve complied a few that may have an impact on your practice.