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State Bar observes 75th anniversary
The achievements of pioneers in the practice of law in the state, as well as a look at how the legal profession has changed over the years, are chronicled in a special section commemorating the 75th anniversary of the State Bar of California.

Suzi Schor

Phony lawyer was 'just a scam artist'
Suzi Schor looked good on paper when she applied for jobs at Bank of America and two law firms in southern California. Her resume included, at different times, a law degree from Georgetown University, undergraduate degree from UCLA, a magna cum laude award and solid experience in workers' compensation.

California law gets even friendlier to families
California took another step toward family-friendly living last year when the legislature passed the Paid Family Care Leave Act (PFCLA), the most comprehensive paid leave bill in the United States and a model for the rest of the country.

Vivian Kral

Kral defeats Barnett for District 3 seat
Redwood City sole practitioner and bar activist Vivian Kral was elected to the open District 3 seat on the State Bar Board of Governors last month, defeating longtime bar critic Stephen Barnett and two other candidates.


Bonnie Dumanis

Conservative San Diego elects
a lesbian D.A.

Corruption. Sex discrimination. Anti-Semitism. The charges traded in the recent race for San Diego district attorney were as vocal and venomous as those exchanged by World Wrestling Federation rivals.

Petition challenging bar board
elections denied

A lawsuit challenging the inability of a California attorney who practices out of state to run for the State Bar Board of Governors was rejected last month.

State Bar observes 75th anniversary
The achievements of pioneers in the practice of law in the state, as well as a look at how the legal profession has changed over the years, are chronicled in a special section commemorating the 75th anniversary of the State Bar of California.

State Bar observes 75th anniversary
The achievements of pioneers in the practice of law in the state, as well as a look at how the legal profession has changed over the years, are chronicled in a special section commemorating the 75th anniversary of the State Bar of California.

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