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self-study/Legal Malpractice

2016 in review: attorneys as defendants

By Kenneth C. Feldman, Alex A. Graft


Section 998 Update

self-study/Jury Practice

Conducting voir dire in civil trials

By Cherisse H.A. Cleofe, Elizabeth R. Feffer


Social media evidence: admissibility issues

By Mark Jackson

self-study/Legal Ethics

True Retainers: A Rare Breed

self-study/Constitutional Law

Right to privacy and civil discovery

By Patricia M. Lucas, Gary Nadler


Tips for using social media research during voir dire

By Michelle Sherman

self-study/Legal Ethics

Mandatory fee arbitration: a primer

By Kenneth E. Bacon

self-study/Law Practice Management

More contract attorney complications

By J. Randolph Evans, Shari Klevens

self-study/Expert Testimony

Be an expert on experts

By Alex Gelberg, Olga I. May, John W. Thornburgh

self-study/Criminal Practice

Pro per defendants' requests in criminal cases

By Jacqueline A. Connor

self-study/Legal Ethics

Can California lawyers ethically light up?

By Wendy L. Patrick

self-study/Legal Ethics

Other People's Money

self-study/Law Practice Management

Contract attorney complications

By J. Randolph Evans, Shari Klevens

self-study/Law Practice Management

Ensure that your clients pay your fees

By Lorraine M. Walsh

self-study/Criminal Law

Penal Code Section 17 reductions

By Hank M. Goldberg

self-study/Legal Ethics

Be civil, for clients' sake

By David M. Majchrzak, Heather L. Rosing


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