California Bar Journal
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA - JULY 2001
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California Bar Journal

The State Bar of California


REGULARS

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Front Page - July 2001
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News / News Briefs
Two-year fee bill goes to governor
Janet Reno, low-cost MCLE highlight Annual Meeting
Stanley Mosk dies at 88
State Bar wins ABA's Harrison Tweed Award for pro bono, legal access, IOLTA efforts
Foundation will accept grant applications beginning July 16
Winnebago of justice serves those on the road less traveled
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Trials Digest
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Legal Tech - Matter management is not just for litigators
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Opinion
From the President - Public members bring fresh views
Holding judges accountable
Letters to the Editor
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MCLE Self-Study
Alcohol and the workplace
Self-Assessment Test
MCLE Calendar of Events
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Ethics update...
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You Need to Know
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Public Comment
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Discipline
Ethics Byte - Level field or a judicial practical joke?
Former DA disbarred for drunken-driving coverup
Attorney Discipline

MCLE

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MCLE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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THE STATE BAR SECTIONS HAVE SCHEDULED THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:
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July

Friday, July 13: State Bar Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law  and Family Law sections present 2001 Marital Property Planning Symposium, 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Hotel Nikko, San Francisco. 415/538-2206. [7 hours MCLE credit]

Saturday, July 14: State Bar Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law  and Family Law sections present 2001 Marital Property Planning Symposium, Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel. 415/538-2206. [7 hours MCLE credit]

Saturday, July 21: Workers' Compensation Section presents Summer Program, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Burbank Hilton. 415/538-2256. [6 hours MCLE credit]

Saturday, July 28: State Bar Workers' Compensation Section presents Summer Program, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., San Francisco Airport Westin. 415/538-2256. [6 hours MCLE credit]

September

Thursday, Sept. 6 - Sunday, Sept. 9: State Bar Annual Meeting, Anaheim Hilton Hotel, Anaheim. 415/538-2210. [20 hours MCLE credit]                          

October

Friday, Oct. 5: State Bar International Law Section presents International Legal Strategies for Technology-Based Companies: Integrating Intellectual Property, Corporate and Labor, Hyatt Regency La Jolla. 415/538-2380. [6 hours MCLE credit]

Thursday, Oct. 18: State Bar Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section presents Golden State Institute and Annual Antitrust Lawyer of the Year Dinner, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Westin San Francisco. 415/538-2554. [7.5 hours MCLE credit]

Thursday, Oct. 18: State Bar Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section presents 25th Annual Fall Program, 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco. 415/538-2206. [8 hours MCLE credit]

Friday, Oct. 19 - Sunday, Oct. 21: State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section presents 19th Annual Meeting, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad. 415/538-2590. [MCLE to be determined]

Thursday, Oct. 25 - Sunday, Oct. 28: State Bar Environmental Law Section presents 2001 Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite, Tenaya Lodge, Fish Camp. 415/538-2582. [12.5 hours MCLE credit]