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Antitrust, UCL and Privacy

Further your knowledge in federal and state antitrust and unfair competition law, litigation and antitrust counseling, and privacy law. The Section considers both private and government enforcement actions. Click Here

Business Law

Become active in one of the Section’s 15 substantive committees, focusing on corporate law, banking, health law, franchise law, insolvency, nonprofits, cyberlaw, the UCC and more. Have a voice in the development of policy and legislation affecting the California business community. Click Here

Criminal Law

Your source for substantive and procedural law, prisoner confinement, offender rehabilitation and other matters relating to the prosecution and defense of persons accused of crimes on both the federal and state level. Click Here

Environmental Law

Keep abreast of regulatory developments and case law concerning air quality, CEQA, coastal and forest resources, endangered species, energy, global warming, hazardous waste and materials, land use, NEPA, prop 65, solid waste, water quality, wetlands and more. Click Here

Family Law

Get timely information and participate in an active and a robust legislative program focusing on marriage, dissolution, custody and support, community property, adoptions and matters affecting the rights, privileges, duties and responsibilities of members of the family. Click Here

Intellectual Property Law

Join active Interest Groups and stay abreast of developments in trademarks; trade secrets; copyrights; patents; licensing; technology, internet & privacy; entertainment and sports; international IP, and other intellectual property issues. Click Here

International Law

Find the resources you need for your international and trans-border legal matters including corporate and business transactions, litigation and arbitration, tax, regulatory and trade matters, bankruptcy, intellectual property, family law and immigration, amongst others. Click Here

Labor and Employment Law

Your forum for all aspects of labor and employment law, including sexual harassment, disability discrimination, wrongful termination, discrimination, leaves of absence, DFEH/EEOC, hiring foreign nationals, wage issues, mental disabilities and illness, union issues, legislation and case law and more. Click Here

Law Practice Management and Technology

Keep on top of the skills and tools you need to run your practice effectively, including ethical concerns, computer and technological advancements, effective management techniques, and other sources for the effective and ethical delivery of legal services and the successful operation of a law office. Click Here

Litigation

Calling all litigators! This Section promotes excellence in all areas affecting dispute resolution, pre-trial discovery, the expeditious trial of lawsuits, effective judicial administration, uniform rules of court and the protection and preservation of the independence of a judiciary of high quality. Click Here

Public Law

If your work involves public agencies, this Section provides educational resources and a forum for your particular issues, including governmental agencies, departments or boards, administrative issues, land use/environment, government contracts, legislation and political, public interest and information, government tort liability and community development. Click Here

Real Property Law

Hone your expertise in all matters concerning real property, including development (common interest, public, private, commercial and industrial), finance, litigation, sales and brokerage, landlord-tenant, inverse condemnation and eminent domain, construction, natural resources and zoning and land use. Click Here

Solo and Small Firm

Your particular concerns as a solo or an attorney in a small firm are the focus of this enterprising Section, which provides a wide range of educational programs, and excellent publication and networking opportunities. Click Here

Taxation

Your source for timely, specialized resources in the areas of bankruptcy/insolvency, corporate tax, employee benefits, estate and gift tax, income tax, international tax, pass-through entities and real estate, state and local tax, tax exempt organizations and tax procedure and litigation. Click Here

Trusts and Estates

Keep informed on developments in all related areas, including probate, estate planning, administration, accounting, distribution of estates, guardianships and conservatorships, and drafting of wills and trusts. You will also receive California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, one of the premier scholarly publications in the area. Click Here

Workers’ Compensation Law

Your source for information in this rapidly changing field, including legislative and case law, mediation and arbitration, AMA guidelines, medical evidence, and cases of all kinds: cumulative injuries, psychiatric injuries, pain control and drug addiction, and more. Click Here

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