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Archive for August, 2011

Celebrate summer at the New Lawyer Division’s Polynesian Night on August 26 at the Paradise Point Resort from 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. Come dressed in your finest luau apparel and enjoy a night of tropical food, drinks and music.  Law students are welcome!  For more information and to register, click here. offers some excellent tips in its recent article entitled “A Young Lawyer’s Guide to Professional Dress.”  The author states that they offer the advice to their fellow young lawyers because, when you walk into an interview, a client meeting, a deposition, the courthouse, or even casual days at the office, your attire makes a statement about your competence, […]

The Orange County Bar Association recently launched the Entertainment, Sports and Marketing Law Section.  This new section will provide a unique resource for Orange County’s growing entertainment and sports law practice areas as well as the presently under-served community of attorneys focused on legal issues related to marketing.  The first meeting will be held in […]

Learn the power of personal branding, negotiation strategy, results oriented networking and how to unleash the potential of your business brand.  A Special Event – Friday, September 9, 2011 – presented by Puris Image at the Tamarack Beach Resort in Carlsbad, CA. Registration & Lunch:  12:30 – 1 pm Workshop:  1 pm – 4 pm […]

Now is a good time to start preparing for on-campus interviews.  Lateral Link has described 5 inter-related qualities that may help you stand out when you meet with the hiring attorney.  Also, once you have an honest, complete inventory of your strengths and weaknesses you are ready to market your product.  To read the article, […]

Are you starting law school this fall?  If so, you’ll want to read this article from about maximizing your sanity and your academic success by keeping perspective on what is important to you.   To read the insightful article, click here.

This program will provide you with the training, materials, and a dose of encouragement to make a difference in the lives of at risk children in San Diego:   •Christopher Todd will instruct how to present the mock trial video to 5th graders in schools throughout San Diego County.  •Learn how to confidently lead a […]

This article provides some excellent tips about how to write a cover letter that will actually get read!  Click here for the article from

Learn how recent legislative, litigation and policy developments are going to affect registered domestic partners, same-sex married couples and members of the LGBT community. Speakers: John Chiang, California State Controller Toni Atkins, California State Assemblymember, 76th District Cost: Free to Attend   Date:  Tuesday, August 9 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CLE Credit: 1.0 […]

Sometimes being cheaper and more enthusiastic has its benefits.  As reported in the ABA Journal, Ryan Works, a Las Vegas lawyer who helped prepare a State Bar of Nevada survey on the job market for younger attorneys, states that “[t]here is something to be said about hiring someone fresh out of law school who is going […]

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