Family Law News Issue 2, 2021, Volume 43, No. 2
- California Lawyers Association Family Law Section 2020 Court Staff Award Presented to Trina Blackshire
- Can You Get a Domestic Violence Restraining Order That Prohibits Abusive Speech in a Public Forum Towards a Public Figure?
- Developing Your Powerful Mediation Brief
- Family Law News Editorial Team
- Family Law Section Executive Committee
- Legislative Liaisons and Designated Recipients of Legislation
- Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Peace: Coercive Control and the Domestic Violence Prevention Act
- Message from the Chair
- Table of Contents
- What Were They Thinking? a Look at the Benefits and Pitfalls of Using Audio/Video Platform in Hearings and Trials
- Why You Need to Take the Specialist Exam or Encourage Someone Else
- Message from the Editor
Message from the Editor
Nathan W. Gabbard, CFLS
Consider the notion that the only thing to arrive in the courtroom before us is our reputation. In practice, our style of communication is a foundational element of our reputations. Words said today – and the way those words are said – will have an impact on those around us and will impact the way others perceive us going forward.
A recently published opinion stands firmly on the requirement for civility and respect in the tone and tenor of discourse from members of the bar.