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Archive for November, 2009

Don’t forget to follow-up with a thank you letter after you interviewed with a potential employer.  This article from Lawyerist.com further discusses the etiquette of following-up.

In immigration practice, sometimes it is not clear who your client is.  This one hour program will discuss: · Joint representation · Client confidentiality · Elements of effective conflict waivers Click here to register for this event. Registrations are due by noon on November 11, 2009.  Date: November 16, 2009 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM PT Location: […]

This program will provide an in-depth panel discussion beyond the basics of depositions.  Topics include: · Discovery strategy: timing and sequence of particular depositions · When to videotape depositions and effective use of video excerpts at trial · When to utilize leading questions v. open-ended questions · Tips for expert depositions · Deposing adverse or difficult witnesses · Defending depositions · Preparing […]

Learn how to master the common interview questions and distinguish yourself by reading this careerbuilder.com article.  A brief excerpt has been reprinted below: “By knowing what types of responses interviewers truly seek with seemingly simple questions, you give yourself a much better chance of impressing the hiring manager. After all, he or she has probably […]

This program provides a general overview of commercial leasing hot topics focusing on how landlords and tenants are affected by the present market.  The following topics will be discussed: · Basic commercial lease types (net, gross, modified) · Operating expenses · Assignment and subletting provisions · General business issues Click here to register for this event. Registrations are by […]

Now is your opportunity to update and fine tune your job application materials with the assistance from an onsite advisor at the CWSL student computer lab.  Spend the extra time needed to get your application materials to stand out from the rest. Date:  November 5, 2009 Time:  12:15-2:30 pm Location: CWSL Student Computer Lab

A new California law gives poor people the right to an attorney in civil cases.  A brief excerpt has been reprinted below: “Two weeks ago, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law a measure that…essentially gives poor people embroiled in serious civil cases the right to an attorney. The new law, a pilot program scheduled to run […]

Attend this seminar on how to build professional relationships including how to effectively network online.  This event will be held at the San Diego County Bar Association. Date:  November 4, 2009 Time:  5:30-7:30 pm Location: 1333 7th Street, SDCBA

The Honorable Robert J. Trentacosta will provide a review of hearsay and key hearsay exceptions through a series of hypotheticals and live demonstrations featuring Jill Burkhardt, Esq. and Richard Huver, Esq. This multimedia presentation will focus on the practical application of evidence principles for trial lawyers.    Click here to register.  CWSL students may attend for […]

Panelists will address the following topics: · Changes in the SEC examination process; · New focus on custody, due diligence, pay to play and relationships with affiliates; · New enforcement landscape; and · Settlement process – who, what, when and how. Click here to register for the event.  Registrations are due by noon on November 4, 2009.  Date:  […]

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