California Bar Journal
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA - APRIL 2000
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California Bar Journal

The State Bar of California


REGULARS

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Front Page - April 2000
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News Briefs
Election schedule set for board, CYLA vacancies
Bar court judge appointments process to be reviewed
Newest board member dies
Ventura County mobile legal center cited by ABA
ABA offers three CLE programs
Bar, Western State plan annual ethics symposium
Penalty for late bar dues moved to April 28
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Legal Tech - UM: The leading edge of convergence
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Opinion
From the President - Link starting salaries with service
Easy to destroy, hard to rebuild
2 trains on a collision course
Keep the judiciary independent
Letters to the Editor
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MCLE Self-Study
Viewing the Subdivision Map Act
Self-Assessment Test
MCLE Calendar of Events
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Public Comment
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Discipline
Ethics Byte - More on the written agreement
Charges of grand theft, sexual battery lead to bar hearing
Attorney Discipline
Election schedule set for board, CYLA vacancies
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Nominating petitions for five seats on the State Bar Board of Governors and five seats on the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) Board of Directors will be available May 19.

Open seats for both boards are in District 1 (Butte, Colusa, Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity and Yuba counties), District 3 (Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties), District 5 (Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mari-posa, Merced, Mono, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, Santa Cruz, Stanislaus and Tulare counties), Dist-rict 7 (Los Angeles) and District 9 (Imperial and San Diego counties).

Any active attorney whose place of business is in one of the represented counties is eligible to run for a three-year term.

Nominating petitions must be submitted by June 16 and ballots will be mailed July 7. New board members will take their seats at the bar’s annual meeting in September.

Petitions for the board of governors are available from Billie Sivanov, 415/538-2274. CYLA petitions are available from Sharon Ngim, 415/538-2267.