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The San Diego Bar Association recently announced the 11 winners of its 2015 service awards.

The San Diego law firm Marks, Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP has changed its name to Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP.

Lawyers Club of San Diego will hold a “Pathways to the Bench” luncheon with three local judges.

The San Diego ESI Forum will hold a panel to demystify the mathematics involved in using computers to locate, prioritize and review electronically stored information that can confront litigants.

The State Bar of California has launched a nationwide search for an executive director.

A State Bar of California panel has recommended that the agency consider launching a pilot program allowing non-lawyers to perform some legal work.

The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators was chartered in 1973 and has more than 125 active members. The chapter is a dynamic and diverse group of legal administrative professionals representing private, corporate, and government entities ranging in size from solo practitioners to corporate law departments to large, international firms.

The San Diego Legal Secretaries Association will host the 81st Annual Conference of Legal Secretaries Inc. from May 14 to 17 at the Bahia Resort Hotel. Attendees will be a part of this historic event as they witness the installation of LSI’s board of directors.

The San Diego Paralegal Association is dedicated to educating, promoting, and strengthening the paralegal community. The association offers complimentary and/or discounted CLEs to its members, as well as provides networking events and volunteer opportunities in efforts to better connect the local legal community. Additionally, to encourage attorney participation, SDPA offers San Diego-area attorneys the opportunity to attend CLE courses and are welcome to attend, free of charge.

As the competition for talent intensifies, recruiting and managing a skilled workforce is increasingly complex. More than ever, employers have to focus on employee engagement to retain top talent.

It was probably halfway through my second year of law school when I realized I was in trouble.

CaseyGerry’s newest associate attorney, Srinivas Hanumadass, is president of the South Asian Bar Association of San Diego and will join forces with fellow CaseyGerry attorney Angela Jae Chun, current president of the Korean American Bar Association of San Diego, to host a joint mixer for both organizations this spring.

Companies are facing increasing costs of workers' compensation insurance, as well as increasing administrative obligations in handling employee leaves of absence due to workplace injuries.

Lawyers Club of San Diego will hold a “Pathways to the Bench” luncheon with three local judges on Thursday.

The San Diego ESI Forum will hold an event next month with the goal of demystifying some of the mathematics inherent in using computers to locate, prioritize and review the massive amounts of electronically stored information that confront litigants in almost every instance.

While studying at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Candace Moon worked as a bartender at Hamilton’s Tavern, a craft beer bar in San Diego’s South Park neighborhood. The job not only helped Moon pay her bills, but also gave her the chance to meet many people in the craft beer industry. But Moon says she wasn’t sure what to do with her law degree until she met a wine lawyer about a year after her 2008 graduation.

Nearly one year after a San Francisco County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority in a lawsuit alleging the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California had violated laws when setting rates applied to the Water Authority for 2011-2014, the second phase of the water rates lawsuit is set to start March 30 to determine damages due to the Water Authority.

Business and professional groups have a range of activities planned this week.

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Marian Gaston and Lisa Rodriguez to judgeships in the San Diego County Superior Court.

The city does not have a duty to clean up the sea lion and bird droppings in the La Jolla Cove area to prevent the strong smells they emit to the nearby business district, a San Diego Superior Court judge has ruled.

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