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The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is warning that county residents are among those being targeted by a nationwide phone scam.

Construction industry law firm Marks, Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP has added three new attorneys.

Sullivan Hill shareholder Timothy Earl will serve as a panelist at the 2014 Construction Defect Seminar and Holiday reception on Dec. 11 at the Hilton Costa Mesa.

As the city of Temecula prepares to celebrate its silver anniversary on Dec. 1, here is a look at some statistics from 1989 and today.


While it’s illegal for a bar or a restaurant to serve alcohol to someone who is obviously intoxicated, it seems this state law gets about as much respect as a stop sign in the desert: No one stops because no one’s paying attention to it.

The San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program is participating in the third annual Giving Tuesday event.

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Center for solo practitioners will be offering free legal services to residents of El Cajon this month and next month.

San Diego attorney Janice Brown has been named to the California Minority Counsel Program's Diversity Leader Hall of Fame.

The family law firm Moore, Schulman & Moore APC has promoted Julie Westerman as the firm's newest partner. She was an associate attorney at the firm for the past five years.

Fisher & Phillips has added Megan Walker as a new associate to its San Diego office. Previously, Walker worked as a summer associate at Epps & Coulson LLP in Los Angeles.

The San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program is participating in the third annual Giving Tuesday event Dec. 2. The event, which has the hashtag #GivingTuesday, is about celebrating generosity by giving to organizations and causes.

Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel shareholder Gary Rudolph has been named chair of the San Diego County Bar Associationís bankruptcy law section. Rudolph, who previously had served as co-chair of the section, will serve in his new role for one year beginning Dec. 8.

The San Diego Law Library has an opening for a trustee to serve a three-year term on its governing board. The term will begin Jan. 1. The trustee must be an attorney and preferably a member of the San Diego County Bar Association.

EIP, an intellectual property law firm, has moved to a larger San Diego office space to accommodate growth and anticipated future expansion. Its new 9,500-square-foot space at 2468 Historic Decatur Road can hold up to 40 staff. Its previous space in the same building could accommodate only 10 people.

Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP received four Tier 1 Metro rankings in the 2015 edition of "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm received the rankings in the employment law (management), labor law (management), litigation (labor and employment) and product liability (defendants) categories.

The San Diego Law Library is offering a variety of continuing education courses in the next two months. On Dec. 1, the library will offer an MCLE course titled “Understanding and Attacking DUI Field Sobriety Tests.”

San Diego-based family law firm Moore, Schulman & Moore APC has promoted Julie Westerman as the practice's newest partner.


With his executive order potentially shieldingas many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation for up to three years, President Barack Obama took a welcome step toward dealing with what my colleague Frank Wilkinson calls "The Fact"-- the entrenched presence of an estimated 11 million undocumented souls in the United States.

Women hold a greater percentage of associate and partner positions at San Diego County law firms than a year ago, but still are far less represented in the private sector than in the public sector.

This year, California Western School of Law marks the fifth anniversary of its nationally recognized STEPPS Program, a required six-unit course for all second-year law students focused on skills and professionalism.

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