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VCBA Thanks the 2016-2017 Legal Services Directory Advertisers!!

The VCBA legal community welcomes and encourages the use of our Legal … [Read More...]

“BYRON LAWLER” by HON. HARRY J. WALSH

Byron Lawler, a prominent trial lawyer in the County in the 1980s and … [Read More...]

“VIN SCULLY ON LAWYERING” by WILLIAM M. GREWE

As his retirement approaches, a sampling of his tips. No Matter the … [Read More...]

“NEW PUBLICATION RULES AND NEW CITATIONS” by WENDY C. LASCHER

You may have begun to notice that California Supreme Court cases decided … [Read More...]

President Buehner’s Message

“VCBA’S LRIS: A SMART WAY TO BUILD YOUR PRACTICE” by CHARMAINE H. BUEHNER

Traditional advertising for legal services can place consumers at a disadvantage to weigh the credibility of the services offered, or worse, instill unrealistic expectations of what a lawyer can do for a potential client. Thus, … [Read More...]

Exec’s Dot Dot Dot…

EXEC’S DOT…DOT…DOT… Steve Henderson

The Hon. Colleen Toy White has been awarded the 2016 Benjamin J. Aranda III Award. First awarded in 1999, the accolades are named for Judge Benjamin J. Aranda III, the founding chair of the Judicial … [Read More...]

EXEC’S DOT…DOT…DOT… By Steve Henderson

By now most of you have learned we have a new judge in our midst. That would be the Hon. Michele Castillo. She will remain assigned to Courtroom #34. There is a terrific profile on her, penned by … [Read More...]

“EXEC’S DOT…DOT…DOT…” BY STEVE HENDERSON

Those lawyers in attendance when presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in town include David Shain, Adam Pearlman, Mary Haffner and Katie Becker… A Florida prosecutor has been suspended from … [Read More...]