Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:10 - 1:30 pm
UCLA School of Law | 385 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles | Room 1420
Please RSVP by 2/14/18
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Ever wondered what a career in the public law sector is really like? This panel discussion is for you! The Public Law Section’s Executive Committee is hosting a complimentary lunches for students or new lawyers exploring careers in public service. The panelists will discuss their careers dedicated to public service and the qualities they look for when hiring.
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet influential public officials and private attorneys specializing in public law.
The panel is co-sponsored by Rutan & Tucker, LLP and will be moderated by UCLA Law Professor Ann Carlson.
Monday, March 5, 2018, 12:45 - 2:00 pm
UC Berkeley School of Law | 225 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Please RSVP to Annie Tsai via email by 2/28/18
The panel, sponsored by Best Best & Krieger LLP, will be moderated by Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.
Attendees who qualify will also receive:
The Executive Committee of the Public Law Section is pleased to announce that it is soliciting nominations for the 2018 Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year Award. Every year, the Public Law Section presents this award to recognize a public law practitioner who has provided outstanding service to the public and possesses an exemplary reputation in the legal community and the highest of ethical standards. In 2008, the Public Law Section named the award in honor of now-retired Chief Justice Ronald M. George in recognition of his distinguished career dedicated to serving the public and longtime support of the Section. The Executive Committee is honored to invite members of the Public Law Section and the public at large to submit nominations for the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year Award for 2018.
The Executive Committee supports the goal of diversity in membership and leadership. As such, promoting and achieving diversity is considered carefully in selecting an outstanding member of the State Bar who practices public law as the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year. Nominations are due by May 1, 2018.
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Michael J. Mais, Assistant City Attorney for the City of Long Beach, has been named the 2017 Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar’s Public Law Section. On August 18, 2017, Mr. Mais will be honored at a public reception during the State Bar’s Section Convention in San Diego. The Public Lawyer of the Year Award recognizes Mr. Mais as an exceptional attorney who has dedicated the past 32 years to public service. Read more.
Volume 40, Number 3 - Posted in the Members Only Area
California’s Racial Identity and Profiling Act Ushers in Sweeping Changes for Law Enforcement
By John M. Appelbaum
Demystifying Design-Build Projects — Procurement Tips for Local Agencies
By Maggie W. Stern
Message from the Chair
By John Appelbaum
Michael J. Mais Honored as the 2017 Public Lawyer of the Year
Four Members Appointed to the Public Law Section Executive Committee
The Public Law Section Hosts Law Enforcement Use of Force and Liability Conference
Litigation & Case Law Update
By Katherine Cook, Donna Mooney, Tara Newman, and Christine Wood
Get instant access to high-quality public law courses by visiting the Public Law Section’s catalog of MCLEs. Self-study articles, streaming audio and video courses are available.
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The Public Law Section thanks the sponsors of our law student and new lawyer Careers in Public Law panels and receptions.
The Public Law Section and CYLA have implemented a new Mentoring Program. If you are interested in volunteering as a mentor to a young lawyer, please contact the Public Law Section.
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Section, you're eligible for:
Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site.
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