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Archive for December, 2009

This National Law Journal article featured on focuses on ways to address the stigma of part-time attorneys as corporate clients push law firms for more acceptance of part-time and flexible work policies.  A brief excerpt has been reprinted below: “Law firms must address the stigma of part-time schedules and alter the way those work arrangements are […]

Click on this article for a good read on advice to a new lawyer from a trial judge.  It offers great tidbits and advice for the next generation of lawyers.

Here is another free legal search tool.  Check out Robert Ambrogi’s blog which discusses in detail his experience with using Google Scholar in searching for and reading full text of legal opinions. You can also go directly to Google’s announcement.  A brief excerpt of Google’s announcement has been reprinted below to give you an idea of […]

You may be tired of hearing that you need to network, network, network in this economic climate, but it is a very effective job search tool.  Read this article from the Student Lawyer which gives a detailed discussion on ways to improve your face to face networking skills.  Something everyone can improve upon.

Read this article for some tips and concrete actions you can take to help your job search now that you have passed the bar.

What are you doing over winter break?  A vacation sounds great.  But consider using this time to make your resume stand out by gaining valuable legal experience.  Read this article from the Student Lawyer for some ideas.

Layoffs and reductions in force (RIFs) are an inevitable result of our current economic condition.  It is important to understand the major legal and human resource related issues facing your clients should an RIF become necessary.  Learn best practice tips to reduce liability and costly claims, promote continued productivity, and remain true to the company’s […]

Part IV of the Corporate/Transactional 101 Series will focus on exit strategies for the business. Discussion topics include: · Shareholder buy/sell agreements · Asset sales · Stock sales · Mergers Click here to register for this event.  Registrations are due by noon on December 11, 2009. Date:  December 16, 2009 Time:  12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Location: Bar Center 1333 Seventh […]

This SDCBA program will provide an overview of the interplay between cost segregation and 1031 exchanges. Some of the following topics will be addressed: · Definition of cost segregation; · Types of costs available for reclassification; · Identification of best properties for cost segregation; · Discussion of catch-up provisions of Section 481(a); · Effect of new […]

Bridging the Gap is an exciting six-part lunch series tailored to newly admitted attorneys.  You may attend individual sessions or all six.  There is no cost to register and each session provides you with 1 hour of MCLE credit.   The first session kicks off with criminal practice and procedures at the San Diego Superior Court and […]

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