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Two key benefits of Business Law Section membership are access to the Section’s official publication, the Business Law News, and the Section’s Annual Review of Recent Developments and Legislation.

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is responsible for all editing and publication activities for the quarterly Business Law News, and the Annual Review of Recent Developments and Legislation. (For information about the Business Law Section’s other publications, click on the links in the left menu.). The Board reviews and selects articles for the two publications and supervises the production staff.

The Board meets as a group several times a year, but most of its work is done in small teams who review and edit particular articles submitted for publication.

Editorial Board Roster

Daniel A. Lev, Editor-in-Chief
Zev Shechtman, Vice Chair
Jessica Bagdanov, Associate Editor
Todd Berman, Associate Editor
Jeremy M. Evans, Associate Editor
Everett L. Green, Associate Editor
Jerome A. Grossman, Associate Editor
Cat Mineo, Associate Editor
Kenneth W. Minesinger, Associate Editor
David Satlzman, Associate Editor
Margaret Sedy, Associate Editor
Suzanne L. Weakley, Associate Editor
April Frisby, Style Editor
Marc Olson, Style Editor

Join the Editorial Board

Are You

  • Intellectually curious?
  • Interested in publishing or editing?
  • Effective solving problems?
  • Eager to expand your legal knowledge?
  • Willing to give just a few hours a month?

Being a member of the Editorial Board will give you the opportunity to participate in some of California’s most important legal publications, provide valuable visibility to your career, and satisfy that urge to see quality work in print.

 For more information, e-mail the officers stating that you are interested in joining the Editorial Board and include your name, firm, address, telephone, fax number and e-mail address. Or follow the standard Application Process .

Business Law News

Business Law News is the official publication of the State Bar of California’s Business Law Section. It is published quarterly and is sent automatically to all members of the Section. To subscribe, simply join the Section.

Required Legal Statement: The statements and opinions in the Business Law News are those of the editors and contributors and not necessarily those of the State Bar of California, the Business Law Section, or any government body. This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered and is made available with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.

How to Submit Articles

See Business Law News Submission Guidelines for details.

Online Editions

Several issues of the Business Law News are now posted in the Members Only Area of the Section’s website. The Board is also working on adding a searchable index of the News to the Member Only Area. We will let you know here when it is available.

Annual Review of Recent Developments and Legislation

The Section also publishes an annual review of recent developments and new legislation of interest to California practitioners. The material is provided by the Section’s Standing Committees and assembled and edited by the Editorial Board. The 2001-2006 Annual Reviews are posted in the Members Only Area. For more information, see Annual Review of Recent Developments and Legislation.

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