2020 February

Advocate Feb20 cvr ezine

Articles in this issue:
The new housing laws that matter most in 2020

The new housing laws that matter most in 2020

New laws focus on tenant protections and housing for low-income families and the homeless

Frances Campbell

2020 February



Radical advice

Reduce your email inbox by writing shorter emails

Stuart Zanville

2020 February


New discovery requirements, sanctions, and procedures for 2020

Production of documents, electronic exchange of interrogatories and requests for admission, and use of federal discovery procedures in state courts

Stephanie Taft

2020 February


CAALA’s strength

Commitment from passionate and dedicated staff and members

Jeffrey A. Rudman

2020 February


I am just a bill

A look at how your ideas can become law, and the proposals for new laws currently being considered for support by CAOC

Nancy Peverini

2020 February


Court reporters and videographers on a non-recourse basis

Company started by a plaintiff’s attorney will share your risk of settlement on stenography services

2020 February


Changes to jury instructions last year

Changes to jury instructions last year

An analysis of the changes to the CACIs in 2019

Mike McLachlan

2020 February


May you live in interesting times

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Micha Star Liberty

2020 February


My corner is OCTLA

Whether in a martial arts battle or a courtroom dogfight, every fighter needs a “corner” – let OCTLA be yours

Jonathan Dwork

2020 February


Easy as ABC!

Easy as ABC!

Understanding who is an employee in the wake of Dynamex and AB 5

Jennifer Kramer

2020 February


Four new employment laws for 2020 and why they matter

Four new employment laws for 2020 and why they matter

The SHARE Act, harassment training, no-rehire provisions in settlements, and the CROWN Act which protects hair styles historically associated with race

Kelly B. Hanker

2020 February


Arbitration changes in 2020

Understanding the two employment and consumer arbitration bills signed into law in 2019

Tilak Gupta

2020 February


California’s new lactation-accommodation law: Senate Bill 142

California’s new lactation-accommodation law: Senate Bill 142

Your cheat sheet on SB 142 which expands existing law to specify additional lactation-accommodation requirements, including break-time, space, remedies, and policies

Pinky Ghuman

2020 February


Special-Needs Trusts

Special-Needs Trusts

Identifying clients on means-tested government benefits during the client intake interview allows counsel to take the necessary steps to preserve those government benefits

Patrick Farber
Cameron Lindahl

2020 February


Appellate Reports

Path across park leading to restrooms is a “trail” for the purpose of trail immunity defense even if only occasionally used for recreational purposes

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2020 February


Designated hit

Expert designations and how recent caselaw affects the ability to strike “improper” experts found in defendant’s supplemental designation

Ryan Casey
Andrew Owen

2020 February

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