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

The State Bar of California


REGULARS

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Front Page - May 1999
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News
Lending compassion to a difficult situation
Legal specialist exam set Aug. 29
Board to meet June 25-26
Domestic violence group seeking volunteers
Northern California legal services board to fill five vacancies
Court statistics report now available on CD
For Y2K advice, link through bar's web site
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Trials Digest
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Opinion
Hear the cries this time
A single letter, a big increase
Train time at the ABA
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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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Legal Tech - Litigation library great for attorneys out of office
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New Products & Services
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MCLE Self-Study
The Disabled Practitioner
Self-Assessment Test
MCLE Calendar of Events
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Discipline
Ethics Byte - What to do when a client goes missing
Attorney charged with exposing clients to deportation
Attorney Discipline
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Public Comment
Northern California legal services board to fill 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 94102, 415/561-8845.

The deadline is May 15.