The Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA) is proud to share the following announcements from our members.
Why do you volunteer with VLSC?
I’m a retired bankruptcy lawyer. When I retired, I knew I would need to get involved in something to keep myself from watching television all day. I also knew that a lot of low income debtors get their bankruptcy advice from non-attorneys and paralegals that not only charge to complete the paperwork, but who also don’t know enough to be giving out bankruptcy advice.
Volunteering for the bankruptcy clinic seemed like an obvious choice for putting my skills to work and keeping me busy.
The ACBA Barristers Section is proud to announce that the 12th Annual Barristers Golf Classic will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Monarch Bay Golf Course in San Leandro. The Tournament will be followed by an awards presentation with appetizers and cocktails.
BALI provides a two-year program to help attorneys accelerate the launch of solo practices serving low-and middle-income clients in a wide spectrum of practice areas. Local communities benefit from increased access to affordable legal assistance. Attorneys benefit from a shared community and office space, free resources, mentoring and training in emerging best practices and technology.
If a corporation qualifies to do business in a state, that corporation is “in” that state, right? It has to send in annual registration fees, appoint an agent for service of process, and file tax returns. Hasn’t the corporation consented to general jurisdiction by reason of its registration?
Neil Rubenstein joined the Volunteer Legal Services Corporation’s Board of Directors in April 2015, shortly after his February 2015 retirement as a shareholder in Buchalter Nemer.
May was a busy month for dissecting the latest legal marketing trends. Two separate studies looked at the landscape of legal marketing and the expectations of the new legal consumer. […]
New events are added daily! For more information about upcoming programs, or to register, please call 510-302-2201, visit http://www.acbanet.org/calendar. Lunch (or snacks for evening events) will be provided for most MCLE programs.