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Incubators increase job prospects for young attorneys

James AndersonYoung attorneys are benefiting from new incubator projects that were launched in the past year, some through seed grants provided by the State Bar of California. The incubators are also delivering badly needed legal services to moderate- and low-income clients.

CA Supreme Court to webcast oral arguments

During her annual State of the Judiciary speech last month, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye announced that the Supreme Court will broadcast its monthly oral arguments online. The chief justice also highlighted other court improvements and called for reforms to the bail system.

What you don’t know about Client Trust Accounts

A survey of California attorneys highlights the need for more education about Client Trust Accounting rules. A graphic illustrates some of the more troubling results.

Two Northern California attorneys win board elections

A Granite Bay attorney will serve a second three-year term and a San Francisco attorney will join the Board of Trustees this fall, as the result of elections held in Districts 1 and 3 last month.

Law schools required to disclose attrition rates

Before paying their tuition every year, students at unaccredited law schools in California will be given information about the school’s dropout rates.

Budget increased for victims of attorney theft

The Board of Trustees approved the transfer of $2 million in reserves to supplement the Client Security Fund, which reimburses clients who have lost money or property due to attorney theft.