Priority court access cards are snapped up
Richard Knickerbocker is one of the lucky 1,500. Quick on the computer, he
met the criteria (good State Bar standing, address of record in Los Angeles,
an online State Bar profile and a working private e-mail address) to take part
in a Court Priority Access card pilot program in Los Angeles.
State Bar celebrates its
When California’s unified State Bar was launched in 1927, no one predicted
it would be easy. “The first year will be a crucial one, for we have
no charted course to follow, no precedent to aid us, nor a guiding star other
than our ideals and conscience,” Joseph Webb, the first State Bar president,
wrote in a 1927 State Bar Journal column.
Local focus for
State Supreme Court
The California Supreme Court’s 2006-07 term generated a surprising number
of cases dealing with essentially local issues. There were no grand decisions
involving broad constitutional or social issues, no major political cases and
very little to generate big headlines.
Downing appointed to the Los Angeles bench
Marguerite Downing, vice president of the State Bar Board of Governors, was
appointed to the Los Angeles County Superior Court by Gov. Schwarzenegger last
2006-07 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.