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11 vie for five vacancies on State Bar board
In one district, a freshman attorney is running against a veteran with 30 years of experience. A lawyer with a discipline record faces a former State Bar Court judge in Los Angeles. One lawyer, facing no opposition, was deemed elected.

Transfer of county courthouses to state is behind schedule
When legislation first paved the way for the state to take responsibility for California’s 451 county courthouses, many in disrepair, officials were given three years to do the job. But with the deadline now two months away, only a few dozen courthouses — 49 by mid-April — have actually shifted to state control.

Bar releases updated Kids & the Law
The State Bar continues its tradition of helping legal consumers understand their rights and responsibilities with the release of a new Kids & the Law: An A-to-Z Guide for Parents. Since 2001, the bar has distributed more than 6 million of its public education guides.

Guidelines for lawyer civility move forward
A State Bar task force has proposed guidelines to enhance civility and professionalism among California’s lawyers that touch on areas such as discovery, privacy, punctuality and service of papers.

2006-07 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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