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Archive for June, 2011

The Philippine American Business Improvement & Development and the San Diego County Bar Association are co-hosting the STARBlazers & TOP HATs Awards Banquet next month.  The Honorable Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice, California Supreme Court, is the Keynote Speaker.  Don’t miss it!        Date:  Thursday, July 7, 2011 Time:  VIP Reception – 5:00 – 5:55 pm                 Awards […]

The Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) will be hosting a CAREER FAIR in Dallas, Texas on Friday, September 2, 2011, as part of their annual convention.  The career fair will be open to law students and attorneys with the bidding period opening on August 1st and closing on August 7th.  The HNBA is working to […]

As reported by The National Law Journal and Law Technology News, the most recent BTI Consulting report shows that 70 percent of corporate counsel use LinkedIn as a tool, and half rely on it. Executives from every Fortune 500 company are using LinkedIn.  If you don’t have a LinkedIn account, it’s time to get cracking.  With […]

Anika Anand writes for MSNBC that the economic downturn has prompted more recent law school graduates to open their own law firms rather than take the law firm or corporate attorney route.  Many of these grads are succeeding by turning to digital media to hang their own virtual shingles and they are finding imaginative ways to learn about […]

The San Diego Superior Court is seeking volunteers to assist with the upcoming PASSPORT TO LIFE CAREER AND EDUCATION EXPO! Passport to Life is a career and education expo for youth who are on probation.  The event, now in its third year, grew from the belief that all youth, including those with probation histories, have […]

What do you say when someone at a cocktail party or CLE event asks you, “What Do You Do?”  It is at this point that you are supposed to say something short but memorable about what you do.  As Kevin Houchin noted in The Lawyerist, this is an opportunity; your response should be a conversation […]

Time to get ready for the Fall 2011 Job Application Submission Program!  Career advisors will be available on Tuesday next week from 12:15-1:05 p.m. on a “first-come, first-served basis” in Lecture Hall I to assist you with refining your job application materials.  You do not have to be present for the entire duration of the workshop.  Just stop […]

The Real Property Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association is presenting a CLE program on REAL ESTATE FRAUD featuring Elizabeth Smith-Chavez, Esq. and Valerie Tanney, Esq.   This CLE is worth 1.0 GEN Real estate presents a prime opportunity for fraud, both in the recent high-flying days of easy loans and increasing prices, […]

The Real Property Law and Business/Corporate Law Sections of the San Diego County Bar Association are presenting FINANCIAL AWARENESS – ACCOUNTING 101 – EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCOUNTING IN 1 HOUR.  This program is TOMORROW – and the registration is still open.  DATE:  Thursday, June 16, 2011 TIME:  12:00 – 1:15 pm PLACE:  […]

Vivian Chen with The Careerist provides a great seasonal refresher on table manners for those students with summer associate or internship positions.  To read her informative and entertaining article, click here.

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