decade as chief justice
Ten years after taking the oath as California's chief justice, Ronald M. George
can take credit for raising the profile of the judicial branch, stabilizing
court funding and undertaking a wide range of reforms that have either revitalized
the state's court system or taken aim at some of its problems.
candidates running for bar board
Mike Aguirre and Bonnie Dumanis have had their run-ins. When Dumanis, San Diego's
district attorney, held a news conference to suggest that her office take over
the criminal prosecution division of Aguirre's city attorney office last year,
he declared that he'd been ambushed.
guide offers help on elder issues
Where can a senior go, by law, for a free hot meal in any county? Can a senior
get a tax break if he or she downsizes to a smaller home? Can seniors legally
install grab bars and lowered countertops in their homes over a landlord's
objection? Will they lose Social Security benefits if they go back to work?
Summit set for June 2-3 in San Jose
The State Bar 2006 Spring Summit, focused on achieving diversity in the legal
profession, will be held June 2 and 3 at the San Jose Marriott. This year's
conference will feature the results of the bar's access and fairness online
survey, introduction of a "pipeline initiative" to attract a more diverse law
student population, and the launch of a California Judicial Summit.
2005 Exhibitor Directory
The businesses and services listed here support the State Bar through various
means, most notably as exhibitors at the State Bar's Annual Meeting. Visit them
online or via phone to serve your individual needs.