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The San Diego Law Library recently announced the schedule of events it will be hosting to celebrate Law Week later this month. In partnership with local bar associations, the San Diego Paralegal Association, Family Law Facilitatorís Office and the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, all of the law library's locations will be hosting free events during the week of April 28-May 2.


Raj Chopra and Gary Cabello, two figures in the corruption cases involving officials from various South Bay school districts and others outside the districts, were sentenced Monday on reduced misdemeanor charges.


Organizations take on tenant satisfaction, the “first-digit phenomenon” and lots of awards dinners.


A pair of defendants in the pay-for-play corruption case involving more than a dozen public school officials in the South Bay is expected to be sentenced in Chula Vista on Monday.


Legal Secretaries Inc. will be holding a four-week, online course, “LSI Presents: California State Court Discovery,” from April 14 through May 12.


A judge has thrown out a civil action on behalf of a relative of a Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passenger, scolding the Chicago law firm involved for what she described as an improper filing.

A new law firm, focused exclusively on trusts and estates, and business law, is opening in La Jolla called Heisner Álvarez. The firm's founding partners are John Heisner and Olga Álvarez.

McKenna Long & Aldridge participated in a Street Law Diversity Pipeline Program with Crawford High School Academy of Law. It's a special program funded by the California Department of Education and California State Bar to provide theme-based, college preparatory curriculum and extensive extracurricular and academic support programs for at-risk students.

Witham, Mahoney & Abbott LLC partner Dan Abbott will speak at the 19th Annual Professional Fiduciary Association of California (PFAC) conference on April 24 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.

Stephen R. Murphy, a certified family law specialist, has joined the Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC. He has 30 years of trial and family law experience.

Ashworth, Blanchet, Christenson & Kalemkiarian partner Sharon Blanchet was named among the top 100 family lawyers in the state of California for 2014 by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA).

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C. member Pedro Suarez has been invited to serve on the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) Associationís software and business methods committee for the 2014-2015 term.

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch's Mary V. J. Cataldo and Robbins Gellar Rudman & Dowd's Laurie Largent have joined the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program's board of directors.

California Western School of Law elected Jeffrey Isaacs and Janine Sarti to its board of trustees this month. Issacs, a California Western graduate, is of counsel with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, where he is a member of the firm's bankruptcy and commercial litigation practice.

San Diego Superior Court officials are warning the public to be aware of individuals pretending to be court officers and court officials. Superior Court officials have received complaints about recent scams.

A team from California Western School of Law won the American Association for Justiceís (AAJ) regional student trial advocacy competition in Seattle recently to advance to nationals.


San Diego Gas & Electric, which invested in a Montana wind farm, is accusing the developer of fraud.


Civil litigation and trial attorney Melissa Deleon is active in the community, but the organization closest to her heart is the Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego. Deleon practices personal injury, civil rights and criminal defense law with the firm Gilliland and Burgess. The 29-year-old native San Diegan graduated from San Diego State University, where she studied journalism, and California Western School of Law.

Luz Herrera was hired by Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2008, in part, because she's great at starting things. She was the first member of her family to go to college (and, subsequently, law school). She started her own law practice.

You're an attorney who just made partner after 13 years at an AmLaw 200 firm. What's your first move? Uncork a bottle of champagne? Take the kids to Disneyland? For Brian Kintz, it was to resign and head off into the unknown with five colleagues to try to launch a new model of law firm.

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