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Huver Law Firm founder Richard Huver will be sworn in Friday as president of the San Diego County Bar Association. He has served on the associationís board of directors since 2011 and was elected treasurer in 2013.

Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne shareholder Robert M. Shaughnessy has been elected to the executive board of the San Diego County Bar Associationís appellate section.  For the 2015 term, he will chair the civil rules subcommittee, which provides written commentary to the Judicial Council of California on pending appellate rule changes.

Adriana Cara and Meagan E. Garland recently launched a minority- and women-owned law firm, Cara & Garland APLC, that will specialize in employment and business law.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Center for Solo Practitioners will offer free legal services to El Cajon residents for two months. On the next four Wednesday afternoons, law school alumni will be stationed to provide legal counsel on a variety of topics at the El Cajon branch of the San Diego Law Library.

Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel shareholder Timothy Earl will be a panelist at the 2014 Construction Defect Seminar and Holiday reception Dec. 11 at the Hilton Costa Mesa. The event will be hosted by the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC) and the Construction Defect Claims Managers Association (CDCMA).

Marks, Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP recently added Kristine B. Hubbard, Emily Finn Little and Steven L. Hwang as attorneys. Hubbard is a graduate of the firm's summer associate program and will practice mainly construction claims litigation.

Higgs Fletcher & Mack recently donated almost $18,000 to the United Way of San Diego County, almost doubling what it raised for the nonprofit a year ago. The donation comes as part of the firmís 7,500-hour volunteer challenge to celebrate its 75th anniversary.

The San Diego County District Attorneyís Office is warning that county residents are being targeted by a nationwide phone scam. Callers are claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service and demanding a prepaid card or wire transfer to pay back taxes.

The San Diego Legal Secretaries Association will hold its annual holiday happy hour at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Esquire Court Reporters. A silent auction and social hour will begin the evening, followed by an ugly sweater parade at 6 p.m.


Encinitas is offering property owners new incentives to bring illegal dwelling units up to code in hopes that participation in the program will help the city address its affordable-housing shortage.


Two men who have excelled in the local legal community and are known for serving others recently won the University of San Diego School of Law’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.


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.

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