Fujie: high energy at the helm
Holly Fujie sits in her 14th floor law office with a view of downtown Los Angeles opposite a Notre Dame Law School student who has come for a mock interview, a service Fujie regularly provides as a mentor to young Asian Americans.
Aranda winner honored for bettering family court
In Orange County family court, where some 16,000 people seeking a divorce come into the building without a lawyer every year, they can thank one man for helping to move their cases along expeditiously. So can the many non-English-speaking parties who benefit from an interpreter intern program.
Rothschild wins top bar award
Richard Rothschild, known as the dean of public interest law in California for his 32 years battling for the rights of the poor, is the 2008 recipient of the State Bar’s Loren Miller Legal Services Award.
Tenenbaum elected to bar board of governors
Thousand Oaks attorney Michael Tenenbaum survived a challenge to his eligibility to represent State Bar District 6 on the board of governors following a review by a bar panel.
Van de Kamp will receive Witkin Medal
John Van de Kamp reacted with characteristic understatement when he learned he is the recipient of an award presented to California’s “legal giants”: he said he is grateful. It is “particularly nice,” he added, “to follow in the footsteps of some good people.”