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Archive for October, 2009

Sorry, California will not be jumping on the uniform bar bandwagon, just yet.  But for anyone taking other state bars, this article could be interesting to read.  Below is an reprinted portion of the Law.com article. “It could mark one of the biggest changes for lawyers joining the profession since the first U.S. bar exam […]

This program will provide practice tips for managing cross-border transactions in the context of today’s crisis. Panelists will address the following topics: · Financing projects in Mexico · Real-estate projects in Mexico · Cross-border contracts · Minimizing litigation risks in cross-border transactions · Cross-border insolvency · Cross-border collections Click here to register for this event. […]

Chief Justice Ron George takes off the gloves and calls California government “dysfunctional”: a glimpse of a future California?  Read the complete New York Times article.

Folium Digital, LLC, a registered CLE provider, will present a course on proper Acrobat usage in legal applications. Few people in the legal profession truly use the software as it is meant to be used.  Proper Acrobat use saves significant time at a law practice.  Some of the topics covered will be:  1) creating PDF […]

Attend the fourth attorney panel series that will offer insight into career options in various legal specialties. Date:  October 15, 2009 Time:  1:30-2:30 Location: Lecture Hall I

The traditional law firm recruitment model is antiquated and needs to be changed.  Law firms are already examining alternatives.  Read the complete ABA Journal article. 

This Program is designed to match interested second and third year students with attorneys in specific practice areas to: (1) provide students a window into a particular legal profession; and (2) help students build professional relationships.  The discussion meeting groups are generally limited to 3 students and the participating attorney(s) to ensure that the meetings […]

The Lyceum Mentoring Program, sponsored by the San Diego County Bar Association, matches “younger attorney mentors” and “third year law student mentees” and provides law student mentees with opportunities to interact with practicing attorneys. Participants from the “attorney mentors” and “third year law student mentees” will be paired in advance based on practice areas and […]

How do you begin to tackle student loan debt?  The average 2008 law student that graduated from a private university owed more than $91,500.00, excluding undergraduate debt.  How do you begin to repay that loan? Click on this American Lawyer article to find out how.

This program will discuss the tax ramifications of contributing debt to a partnership, for both contributing and non-contributing partners. The following topics will be covered: · Potential relief of indebtedness income upon contribution of debt to a partnership; · Adjustments to both inside and outside basis upon the contribution of debt to a partnership; · […]

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