Complying with the New Trust Accounting Rules

On January 9, 2019, I will be leading a webinar on behalf of the Continuing Education of the Bar for California titled "Complying with the New Trust Accounting Rules." The new California Rules of Professional Conduct expand what fees must be deposited into a trust account. My program will cover what fees need to go …

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New Rules of Professional Conduct for Defense Lawyers

California’s new rules of Professional Conduct go into effect next week and all California lawyers must be familiar with the new rules to avoid potential fines or disciplinary action. On Tuesday, October 23rd, as part of a panel titled “The New Rules of Professional Conduct: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You”, I will be …

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Legal Ethics for Immigration Lawyers

I am speaking tomorrow evening with attorney Ed McEntyre to the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers.  We will be discussing handling of retainers, proposed new rules governing professional responsibility issues of importance to immigration practitioners, as well as dealing with the State Bar, including Lozada motions, State Bar investigations, and State Bar discipline. …

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