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When disaster strikes . . .

When disaster strikes...

The ethical duties
of disaster preparation

When most lawyers think about a natural disaster occurring, such as an earthquake, hurricane or a flood, they probably do not think about the implications of that disaster upon their practice.

Protecting electronic data
and paper files

In the day-to-day rush to meet the urgent needs of clients and simultaneously keep your law practice moving forward, it’s all too easy to put aside planning for that one moment in time when disaster can wipe out all you’ve worked for.

Haven’t paid State Bar dues?
Penalty will be assessed March 15

Feb. 1 was the deadline for active and inactive attorneys to pay their annual State Bar membership fee. Active attorneys must pay $395, and inactive lawyers owe $115. Delinquent notices will be mailed Feb. 15 to those who have not paid, and a 10 percent penalty will attach March 15.

Back to school at Tulane law
UCLA School of Law was very nice, thank you, but second-year students Robert Wall and Bob Stein are glad to be back at Tulane Law School. “It was a great experience. UCLA’s a lot of fun, L.A.’s a great city, but there was something missing,” explained Wall, one of 10 Tulane students who ended up at UCLA for the fall semester. “When I left (New Orleans), I really didn’t have any closure.”

The Foundation of the State Bar of California

Foundation will fund 39 projects
The Foundation of the State Bar of California has awarded $292,103 in grants to nonprofit organizations; courts; local, specialty and minority bar associations; and the State Bar of California.

2005 Exhibitor Directory
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