California Bar Journal
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA - APRIL 1999
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California Bar Journal

The State Bar of California


REGULARS

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Front Page - April 1999
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News
Legal specialist exam set Aug. 19
Sullivan to take reins at Stanford Law School
Only two appointed members remaining on State Bar board
Legal services board has five vacancies
Davis taps Michael Kahn
State Bar honors Justice Mosk with Witkin Medal
Board tentatively approves budget based on dues of $384
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Opinion
If it distracts, so be it
Let's cut back on jury service
Limit bar to admissions and discipline
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From the President - Door to justice must be open
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Letters to the Editor
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Law Practice - Preparing for a successful mediation
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Appointments - Apply to serve on a bar committee
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Legal Tech - DSL speeds up Internet - at a reasonable price
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New Products & Services
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MCLE Self-Study
Taxes and long-term care
Self-Assessment Test
MCLE Calendar of Events
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Trials Digest
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Discipline
Ethics Byte - Fiduciary duties basis for all rules
Attorney nabbed at State Bar offices for soliciting murders
Attorney Discipline
Ethics for the 21st Century - A canon for the future
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Public Comment
Legal services board has five vacancies
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Five positions are open on the Board of Directors of Legal Services of Northern California. Four three-year terms and one incomplete three-year term position are vacant.

Applicants must be State Bar members, and practice in or be residents of Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake, Mendocino, Lassen, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity, Butte, Plumas, Glenn, Tehama or Colusa counties.

Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) is a non-profit Legal Services Corporation-funded program created to provide free quality legal services in civil matters to low-income people in 23 counties of Northern California. The 36-member governing board meets five times annually in Sacramento.

Applicants must submit a letter of application and a resume to Denise Teraoka, Office of Legal Services, State Bar of California, 555 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102; 415/561-8845. The deadline is May 15.