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This program looks at the present state of multijurisdictional practice for lawyers, focusing on the regulatory limitations on practicing “in” jurisdictions outside the state of licensure, and fee-sharing issues with persons in other jurisdictions. The panel will also discuss some ongoing conversations that may impact that analysis in the near future. Read more
We invite our Section leaders to join us for a CLA Section Leadership Townhall to discuss the proposed 2023 budget and financing approach to achieving the goals outlined in the CLA Strategic Plan.  Read more
Join us for an evening with top leaders in the law.  Panelists will discuss the twists and turns of their own career paths and offer insight into how to chart your own path towards a satisfying and stimulating career in the law.  Read more
Claude E. Ducloux, Board-Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and former Chair of the Texas Center for Legal Ethics will present a 60-minute power point covering ... Read more
In the context of the No-Contact rule, an attorney sending an email or text which includes her client to another attorney may provide implied consent to the receiving attorney to hit the "Reply All" button, thereby permitting the receiving attorney to communicate directly with the represented client on the email chain. Read more
As fellow leaders and bar association members, everyone has a choice of which bar association to join. Many thankfully choose multiple bar associations to connect with other leaders and participate in education, networking, social, and business development activities. As members consider renewing for 2023 and beyond, the California Lawyers Association wants to thank you for your continued commitment to growing the bar association family and being a terrific member and leader. You have a choice, and our commitment to you is to continue to provide and improve educational events, networking opportunities, and legislative advocacy with a consistent heart- and hope-based leadership.  Read more
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court is recruiting for a bankruptcy judge in the Southern District of California based in San Diego. Applications are due February 9, 2023.  Read more
My wife and kids tease me that the title of this practice is corny – and it is. Still, I like it. If you don’t nourish the things that nourish you, they wither away like a plant in dry stony ground. Read more
This is yet another CLE presentation inspired by you, our LawPay colleagues, who wanted to modernize your attorney fee agreements. Read more
In general, legal professionals tend to focus more on getting the work done and not so much on how they interact with clients to actually get it done. However, continuously improving client communication is remarkably important and should be a top priority. Read more

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