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Family Law Corner: Will Reality Show Accusations Play a Starring Role in Real Housewife Custody Case?

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis Van Voorhis & Sosna The Real Housewives franchise that started it all, the “Real Housewives of Orange County” (RHOC), is back in the…

Legal Writing Tip: Include a Summary of Argument

By Savannah Blackwell Under the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, opening briefs must include a summary of argument that appears after the statement of the issues and the statement of…

Summer Associates Learn Advocacy Skills and Community Service

A number of law students began the academic year after a busy summer securing housing and disability benefits for community members. Because they were summer associates at firms that participate…

Mobilizing for Justice in Our Community: Support JDC

When the current administration began planning its transition to power in late 2016, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) began planning as…

Solo and Small Firm Corner: Three Simple Ways to Attract Clients

One of the challenging aspects of owning your own firm is finding great clients. The solution is effective marketing that generates high quality leads (and enough of them). This article…

Law Firm Differentiation – Going Beyond “Full Service” & “Client Focused”

By Clayton Dodd, Law Office of Peter N. Brewer On October 12, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association hosted a panel discussion about law firm…

Setting Sail with the Barristers Club

Approximately 70 attorneys, including a dozen in-house counsel guests, were treated to a beautiful sunset, an entertaining acrobatic display by at least a dozen kite surfers, and a golden harvest…

Team of Volunteer Attorneys From Morgan Lewis & Bockius Step Up to Help Minor

The Justice & Diversity Center thanks Morgan Lewis & Bockius for stepping forward to represent a minor, “V,” who was sued in federal court by her grandmother for reporting child…

Potential Conflicts to Keep in Mind When Insurers Agree to Defend Your Client

By Peter Roldan, Emergent LLP One of the main reasons policyholders purchase liability insurance is to ensure that they have an insurer-funded defense in the event of a potentially covered…

Tips for Solo and Small Firms: How to Treat Your Vendors

By Mary Catherine Wiederhold Vendors, like trial consultants, private investigators and court reporters, are critical to your law practice. As the owner of a solo and small law firm, you’re…