Dual passions — juvenile justice and
high jumping — guide Ventura
For Ventura Superior Court Judge John E. Dobroth, high jumping is a passion.
Once ranked fifth in high jumping in the world, Dobroth has been competing for
nearly five decades and, at age 63, is still at it.
Audits loom for lawyers who scaled bar dues
More than 20,000 active California lawyers who scaled their dues this year
will receive a letter from the State Bar asking them to be certain they were
eligible to reduce their fees and, if not, to pay the difference.
Nov. 15: New rules for out-of-state lawyers
In April, the California Supreme Court approved new rules to allow out-of-state
attorneys to practice in California under limited circumstances.
CAN-SPAM really be stopped?
Unsolicited commercial electronic mail — commonly called “spam”
— is the bane of today’s electronic existence. As long ago as 1999,
a Gartner Group survey found that 83 percent of respondents disliked spam, 14
percent were neutral and only 3 percent liked spam.
president Herman named
to Judicial Council
Chief Justice Ronald George appointed former State Bar President James Herman
and four others to the California Judicial Council last month. Herman, a partner
with Reicker, Pfau, Pyle, McRoy & Herman of Santa Barbara, led the bar in
2002-03 after serving three years on the board of governors.
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