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November 2014 Classifieds

CLASSIFIEDS Office Space Attorney office space … [Read More...]

EMPLOYEE CELL PHONES: WHO PAYS?, By Enrique R. Schaerer

So, do employers now have to pay for their … [Read More...]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BEYOND THE HEADLINES, By Judge Colleen Toy White and Michael Planet

Ray Rice fired for knocking his wife out in an … [Read More...]

NEW POLICY PROMPTS INNS OF COURT RESIGNATION, By Michael L. McQueen

Dear Judge Cody: It is with considerable … [Read More...]

FAMILY LAW DISPATCH: STATE OF THE FAMILY COURTS, By Gregory W. Herring

At the recent Ventura County Bar Association … [Read More...]

President’s Message

WHEN HEROES HAVE FEET OF CLAY, by Laura V. Bartels

In December 1953, two months after Earl Warren was sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States, he wrote a thank you note to ’Fillmore’s Art Taylor: “Neither did I believe anything like this would … [Read More...]

THE INSECTARY – “GOOD BUGS” AND THE LAW, by Laura V. Bartels

While the drought is popularizing taking shorter showers and washing one’s car less, it is also causing dust to accumulate on citrus trees. Trees left covered with dust are allowing aggressive … [Read More...]

HOW SWEET IS YOUR NAVEL? by Laura V. Bartels

How sweet is your navel? According to the California Citrus Board, it’s sweeter than last year. Codified into the Food and Agricultural Code and adopted into the Code of Federal Regulations starting … [Read More...]

Exec’s Dot Dot Dot

Exec’s Dot …Dot …Dot …

Thought you all should know VCBA Board of Director member Kata Kim has been one of the recipients of the James McGahan Award of Excellence presented by the JHB Inn of Court three consecutive years, and she’s also only been a member for three years. Richard Walton has been on the winning team three times also, but he’s been a member for many years. Want to be part of the IOC fun? Are your second … [Read More...]