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  • Law school deans: Kevin Cole

    Kevin Cole has been dean of the University of San Diego School of Law since the fall of 2005, but he hasn't stopped looking for ways to improve the institution.

  • Appellate attorneys: Why hire them and how to choose them

    Corporate counsel sometimes ask why they should hire a new attorney for an appeal when they already have a lawyer who knows the case. The answer is simple: You are more likely to win the appeal if you hire appellate counsel.

  • Law school deans: Rudy Hasl

    During Rudy Hasl's tenure as dean at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, he has helped build the school's test scores, job placement efforts and reputation.

  • Why lawyers are uniquely suited to give back

    There are many reasons to talk oneself out of doing pro bono and community service work -- the most obvious one being lack of time.

  • Chevron agrees to $45 million settlement

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) will pay $45.5 million to resolve claims that it underpaid natural gas royalties to the government and Native Americans, the Justice Department announced last Wednesday.

  • Comcast settles data discrimination lawsuit

    PHILADELPHIA -- Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay up to $16 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing the cable TV operator of delaying transfers of large movie and music files despite promises of unfettered Internet access.

  • California settles claims over sidewalk accessibility

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Department of Transportation has agreed to spend $1.1 billion over 30 years to make sidewalks, curbs and walkways more accessible to the disabled.

  • FTC taking closer look at Google's AdMob purchase

    SAN FRANCISCO -- U.S. antitrust regulators are taking a closer look at Google Inc.'s proposed $750 million purchase of mobile phone marketer AdMob, the latest sign of greater government vigilance as Google tries to expand its advertising empire.

  • Harvard Law stops free-tuition public law program

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Harvard University's law school will stop offering a year of free tuition to students who go into public service law after graduation, Law School Dean Martha Minow announced recently.

  • USD School of Law launches Center for Corporate and Securities Law

    During the past two years, our country has seen the most severe economic crisis in a generation. While most of us were left scratching our heads wondering how this could have happened, University of San Diego School of Law Professor Frank Partnoy was there to explain the near collapse of Wall Street.

  • Law school deans: Steven Smith

    California Western School of Law Dean Steven Smith believes that attorneys are problem solvers, and he's helped to create an environment at school that teaches that.

  • Attracting and retaining young attorneys

    A number of factors attract attorneys to a particular law firm. Obvious motivations might include an outstanding reputation, the opportunity to work with outstanding attorneys, competitive salary and benefits, and a strong book of business with local, regional, and multi-national clients.

  • Transcript honors San Diego's most promising Young Attorneys

    San Diego County law firms maintain a competitive edge by attracting top attorneys as well as grooming outstanding young talent. In this special publication, The Daily Transcript recognizes some of the rising stars in the San Diego legal community with the third annual Young Attorneys honor.

  • Cara joins Brown Law Group

    Brown Law Group announced Wednesday that Adriana Cara has joined the firm.

  • Sotomayor delivers first court opinion of new term

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the court's newest member, got to deliver the Supreme Court's first opinion of the new term.

  • Court skeptical of federal anti-fraud law

    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court appeared inclined Tuesday to limit federal prosecutors' use of a fraud law that has helped win convictions of high-profile corporate executives and public officials, or throw out the law altogether.

  • Fish & Richardson receives public service award

    Fish & Richardson received the Public Service Award -- Corporate from the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association (EBGBA) at the organization's 33rd Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner.

  • Geiger Law to relocate to new Carlsbad office

    Geiger Law Office, a Carlsbad-based estate and business-planning firm, will be relocating to 2701 Loker Avenue West, Suite 150 in Carlsbad. The official move date is Dec. 15.

  • Cal Western student earns scholarship from Gilliam Bar Association

    Matthew Williams, a third-year law student at California Western School of Law, was recently awarded the Lourine W. Twyman Scholarship from the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association. The scholarship is a merit-based award given to an outstanding second- or third-year law school student who demonstrates the potential for civic leadership, a commitment to providing services to underrepresented groups and leadership. Professor Wink F. Twyman, Jr. established the Lourine W. Twyman Endowment, which funds the scholarship, in 1997.

  • San Diego County Bar names its 'Bar Stars'

    The San Diego County Bar Association recently released its selection of "Bar Stars," a list of attorneys, judges and law students who have dedicated 50 or more hours of service to the community in 2009. Earlier this year, the organization launched the "Lawyers Giving Back" campaign, a year-long initiative challenging members of the legal community to donate 50 hours of their time to pro bono work, community service or service to the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA).

  • Luce attorneys endorse proactive approach to IP protection

    When it comes to protecting intellectual property, you can't be timid, according to a pair of Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps attorneys.

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National News

  • Chevron agrees to $45 million settlement

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) will pay $45.5 million to resolve claims that it underpaid natural gas royalties to the government and Native Americans, the Justice Department announced last Wednesday.

  • Comcast settles data discrimination lawsuit

    PHILADELPHIA -- Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay up to $16 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing the cable TV operator of delaying transfers of large movie and music files despite promises of unfettered Internet access.

  • California settles claims over sidewalk accessibility

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Department of Transportation has agreed to spend $1.1 billion over 30 years to make sidewalks, curbs and walkways more accessible to the disabled.

  • FTC taking closer look at Google's AdMob purchase

    SAN FRANCISCO -- U.S. antitrust regulators are taking a closer look at Google Inc.'s proposed $750 million purchase of mobile phone marketer AdMob, the latest sign of greater government vigilance as Google tries to expand its advertising empire.

  • Harvard Law stops free-tuition public law program

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Harvard University's law school will stop offering a year of free tuition to students who go into public service law after graduation, Law School Dean Martha Minow announced recently.

Archived Reports

Young Attorneys - 2014

Join The Daily Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the eighth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2013

Join The Daily Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the seventh annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2012

Join the Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the sixth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2011

Join the Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the fifth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2010

Join the Transcript as we recognize this year's up and coming legal stars with the fourth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2008

The Daily Transcript honors San Diego County's promising Young Attorneys.

Young Attorneys - 2007

Get a closer look at these up-and-coming legal professionals, as nominated by other practicing attorneys and selected by a judging panel of legal experts.