California Lawyers Association


Articles and updates from the monthly eNews’s of CLA sections

“What is best for the victim?” asked U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill. “What is best for the community? What is best for the defendant?” Read more
The BLS is comprised of 15 Standing Committees, including the BLN Editorial Board, whose members review and propose legislation, draft and edit eBulletins, BLN articles, and practice guides, and speak at live and webinar programs. Read more
The SBA, under §9 of the Small Business Act (15 USC §638), reserves a percentage of federal research and development funding for awards to small businesses and nonprofit research institutions. Read more
The Insurance Law Committee serves as a forum to educate BLS members, members of the State Bar of California and the public in general on current issues and recent developments in insurance law. Read more
Members of the Insolvency Law Committee specialize in debtor/creditor rights, restructuring and bankruptcy law. The Insolvency Law Committee collaborates in the presentation of educational programs, publications, proposed legislation, comments on legislative proposals and with other members of the BLS on matters of overlapping interest. Read more
The coronavirus has changed all of our lives temporarily. Many companies and law firms have transitioned to remote operations and most of our kids are engaged in online learning from home or are on a temporary hiatus. Read more
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye issued a statewide order suspending all jury trials in California's superior courts for 60 days and allowing courts to immediately adopt new rules to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Not every attorney is suited to solo practice. If you are, it can be a very fulfilling and profitable way to practice law. Do you have the personal attributes needed to open your own practice? Read more
Many of us have now been forced to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping California. Working from home is a far cry from our normal remote working atmosphere. Read more
Have you ever wondered why attorneys and clientele do not play themselves in reality television shows? Attorneys are taught to present their arguments with precision as a screen actor would when filming, memorizing their lines and improvising as needed. Read more

Forgot Password

Enter the email associated with you account. You will then receive a link in your inbox to reset your password.

Personal Information

Select Section(s)

CLA Membership is $95 and includes one section. Additional sections are $95 each.