Issues ranging from the future of mandatory
continuing legal education to marketing a practice on the Internet to the development of
multidisciplinary practices will be under discussion at the State Bars mid-year
meeting later this month.
Attorney General Bill Lockyer and state Sen. Jackie Speier will
deliver luncheon addresses at the meeting, scheduled for March 31 - April 2 in San
New Times, New Rules and New Relationships is the theme
of the conference, sponsored by the State Bar Board of Governors and numerous other
A commission looking at the future of MCLE will hold a public forum
Saturday, April 1, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Sessions which offer two hours of MCLE credit include: First
Amendment and Ethical Issues in Marketing your Practice on the Internet, Ethical
Considerations in Pro Per Assistance, Rule 2-400: Prohibited Discriminatory
Conduct in a Law Practice, Current Legal Issues in Employment Discrimination,
Representing Victims of Hate Crimes, Reciprocity Reform: The Future is
Now, Immigration Relief Under the Violence Against Women Act and Multidisciplinary
Practice: Pros and Cons. Legal Issues in Community Economic Development
offers one hour of credit.
Information is available from Ann Wassam, 415/538-2240. All sessions
will be held at the Holiday Inn Financial District.