2021 March

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Articles in this issue:

Meeting the press

When and how to publicize your civil case without running afoul of ethical rules

Toni Jaramilla

2021 March


L’eggo my e-mail

The ethics of running a secure virtual law office and tips on how to secure your email communications

Alan Romero

2021 March


Web profiles and ethical concerns

You may love, hate or be indifferent about what’s posted about you on a website, but what are your ethical obligations?

Allison Schulman

2021 March


Pandemic “time-out”

Pandemic “time-out”

Ethical issues in virtual mediation; Zoom does not give you license to chuck your ethical obligations to clients, opposing counsel or the mediator

Gail Glick

2021 March


Is your referral-fee agreement ethical and enforceable?

Is your referral-fee agreement ethical and enforceable?

California is the land of the “pure referral fee.” The agreed fee is not necessarily commensurate with work done on the case

Ji-In Lee Houck

2021 March


Let’s say something!

Addressing judicial bias in the courts

Beth W. Mora

2021 March


Live vs. Zoom voir dire

Live vs. Zoom voir dire

Ethics and logistics of virtual jury selections during the pandemic

Harry Plotkin

2021 March


Pitfalls to avoid with litigation funding

Whether a third-party loan is made directly to the client or the attorney borrows the money, there are ethical pitfalls

Erin Joyce

2021 March


Appellate Reports

Courts look at negligent infliction of emotional distress in the digital age; also design immunity and “home protection plans” as insurance

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2021 March


Mindfulness in the face of trauma

Mindfulness in the face of trauma

The world is experiencing a collective and devastating trauma, trauma that can affect our ability to competently discharge our duties

Michelle Williams Court

2021 March


CAALA sails forward with a realistic approach to the pandemic storm

CAALA Vegas will take place over Labor Day at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino

Stuart Zanville

2021 March


Momentum building in Congress to eliminate forced arbitration

Also: AAJ staff seeks feedback on emergency rules for court operations, including changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Linda A. Lipsen

2021 March


New laws affecting your practice

Remote depos and e-service will be permanent improvements to the civil justice system

Saveena K. Takhar

2021 March


And the winner is….

A Walk on Water is selected as OCTLA’s annual charity recipient

Cynthia Craig

2021 March


Now for some good news

CAALA Vegas is a go for September, with the expectation that everyone who wants to be vaccinated can do so before Labor Day

Genie Harrison

2021 March

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