Solo and Small Firm
The Practitioner Spring 2018, Volume 24, Issue 2
- A Federal Court Upholds the Legality of California Workers' Compensation Anti-Fraud Legislation With Additional Procedural Due Process Warranties
- Cannabis Country
- Coach's Corner: Get Off the Hamster Wheel Now, Before it is Too Late!
- Executive Committee of the Solo and Small Firm Law Section 2017-2018
- Five Things You Need to Know About Today's Rapidly Changing Immigration Laws
- Letter From the Chair
- MCLE Article: Judgment Liens: the First and Last Step
- Proposed New Ethics Rules, and Their Impact on Solo Practitioners
- Table of Contents
- Who Owns the Client?
- Letter From the Editor
Letter From the Editor
By Omar Sebastian Anorga
Mr. Anorga represents businesses and individuals with various legal problems, and he strives to always resolve these problems in a smart, and cost-effective manner. Mr. Anorga has vast experience with litigating legal disputes in both state and federal court. Lastly, The Anorga Law Firm, Inc., has a large stable of Spanish-speaking business owners, and Mr. Anorga is able to communicate with them in their native language.
This issue of the PRACTITIONER is predominately focused in on providing you with articles examining certain new laws or updates and revisions to existing laws, each being enacted and/or implemented earlier this year. In addition to keeping you abreast of changes in the law, and how it could affect your practice, we are also providing you with an informative MCLE article on how judgment liens can be a powerful tool in your collection efforts, and a best practices article on how you can better manage your time in an effort to balance life/work activities.
We start off with author Louis J. Shapiro, who provides us an article on how the lawful recreational use of cannabis is having an effect on DUI prosecution. Next, author Princesherry Hechanova writes on important changes having an impact on immigration policies. We move onto attorney and professor Neil J. Wertlieb who examines several proposed new amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct, and how those amendments can change current standards, and add new obligations for licensed practitioners. Thereafter author David R. Ruiz discusses how a Federal Court upheld the legality of the California anti-fraud provisions and added some notice and hearing requirements to guarantee due process for medical providers. Finishing up the update articles, author Steven L. Krongold examines the issue of what property interestâand, therefore, profitsâa dissolved law firm might have in cases that are in progress but not completed at the time of dissolution.