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Permanent disbarment rule sent to Supreme Court — again
Attorneys who have been disbarred twice will lose their license permanently if the Supreme Court approves a proposal from the State Bar Board of Governors.

State Bar declines to move convention location despite hotel boycott pressure
Despite months of pressure to honor a boycott of the San Diego hotel where the State Bar will hold its yearly convention, the State Bar Board of Governors last month declined to cancel its contract and will go ahead with plans for the September meeting.

Help for working poor clients
The go-to legal source for thousands of poor people who have lost their homes or jobs — or both — in these convulsive economic times has been legal aid, and the lawyers who advocate for them have their hands more than full.

Seniors & the Law will be updated and reprinted in May
The State Bar’s popular Seniors & the Law: A Guide for Maturing Californians will be published again this spring and distributed free throughout the state.

Chief Trial Counsel seeks a second four-year term
Scott Drexel, chief trial counsel for the State Bar, is seeking reappointment to a second four-year term. The appointment will be made by the board of governors and requires state Senate confirmation.

More affinity partners join CalBar Connect
T-Mobile, the nation’s No. 4 wireless carrier, and CoreVault, a company that offers online data backup and recovery, are now affinity partners with CalBar Connect.

2008-09 Exhibitor Directory
The businesses and services listed here support the State Bar through various means, most notably as exhibitors at the State Bar's Annual Meeting. Visit them online or via phone to serve your individual needs.

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