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  • Facebook lawsuit against ads given go-ahead by judge

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Facebook Inc.,the world’s most used social-networking service, can be sued by people who claim showing advertisements that their friends “like” violates a California law regarding commercial endorsements.

  • Unintended consequences of Civil Code Section 1675(f)

    As originally conceived, the aim of 1675(f) was to encourage developers to build condominium projects. The Legislature figured that if developers could take larger deposits from buyers, they could more easily finance their projects and would be incentivized to build.

  • USD School of Law awards two rising stars

    University of San Diego School of Law presented its first Rising Star Recent Alumni Awards to Kristin E. Rizzo, 2006, of the Rizzo Law Firm and Catherine L. Tran, 2008, from Cubic Transportation Systems Inc.’s office of business development.

  • American Inn of Court enhances civility, professionalism to legal industry

    San Diego was one of the first regions to have an American Inn of Court and, based on the number of local Inns now, it is one of the organization's biggest supporters more than 25 years later.

  • Job market improving, but not robust, for young associates

    The job market for associate and first-year attorneys is beginning to thaw but remains somewhat icy as the legal industry slowly recovers from the recession.

  • Court schedules week of health care arguments

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will use an unprecedented week's worth of argument time in late March to decide the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul before the 2012 presidential elections.

  • Gomez Firm attorneys make community service a priority

    Both Jeremiah Lowe and Theresa Bowen have followed the lead of John Gomez and the rest of the Gomez Firm in putting community service at the forefront.

  • Leveraging maturity for a successful law school experience

    Kimberly A. Dimino is an expert in re-invention. With 20 years of nursing under her belt, she felt the calling to help with medical malpractice cases, and started a legal nurse consulting business. Not content to stop there, she set her sights on a new career in litigation. Dimino graduated from California Western School of Law this past December.

National News

  • Facebook lawsuit against ads given go-ahead by judge

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Facebook Inc.,the world’s most used social-networking service, can be sued by people who claim showing advertisements that their friends “like” violates a California law regarding commercial endorsements.

  • Court schedules week of health care arguments

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will use an unprecedented week's worth of argument time in late March to decide the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul before the 2012 presidential elections.

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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 - 2010

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

Young Attorneys - 2009

Join us as we recognize the rising stars in San Diego's legal community.

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.