CA State Bar Issues Fraud Alert Concerning Immigration Attorneys, ConsultantsThe State Bar of California issued a fraud alert for immigrants who may be seeking legal aid to avoid family deportations, outlining steps to avoid fraud from lawyers and non-lawyers offering aid.
State Bar Issues Fraud Alert For People Seeking Legal Help After ICE RaidsThe California State Bar is warning those seeking legal help following the recent immigration sweep to carefully vet attorneys or other legal providers before using them.
San Francisco May Guarantee Evicted Tenants' Right To Legal CounselWeeks after advocates announced a ballot measure guaranteeing tenants legal counsel in evictions, two San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday announced legislation that would do largely the same thing.
Law Firm Beats Silicon Valley Real Estate Prices With Private JetA patent law firm with Silicon Valley clients has reportedly found a way to beat the area's high real estate prices, by flying in attorneys from Texas on a private jet.
Decline In Aspiring Lawyers Passing California Bar Exam Prompts Score ResetThe State Bar of California is proposing lowering the minimum score on the most recent licensing exam for attorneys amid an alarmingly low success rate.
Trump's Lawyers: 'Apprentice' Contestant Can't Sue PresidentPresident Trump's lawyers say he's immune from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice."
Army Of Lawyers, Volunteers At SFO Help Arrivals, Families Manuever Trump BanImmigration lawyers have been camped out at San Francisco International Airport 24/7 since Saturday, helping arriving passengers affected by President Trump’s travel ban.
State Bar Considers Ban On Sex Between Lawyers And ClientsSome lawyers are unhappy about a proposal for a state law that would open them up to discipline for having sex with clients.
Bay Area Lawyers Being Asked To Help Veterans Fight For VA BenefitsLawyers who want to help veterans with service-related disability claims are invited to a free seminar in San Francisco.
Judgment By Algorithm - Silicon Valley Codes The Court SystemA Silicon Valley company is introducing software that can solve legal battles without the need for a judge or attorney.
Google Threatened with $100 Million Lawsuit After Celebrity Nude Photo LeakGoogle faces a potential lawsuit over hacked celebrity nude photos…
South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal RepresentationMi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.
Phil Matier: Undocumented Immigrants To Get Private Legal Help Under CA Attorney General's PlanHarris is reaching out to law firms, hoping they will provide pro bono service for immigrant children facing deportation hearings in the Bay Area.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Calls For More Legal Representation For Children In Need Of Immigration Services With so many immigrant children facing deportation and a lack of legal representation, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is calling for not only more lawyers, but for them to do pro-bono work.
Lawyers Given Green Light To Scan Social Media Sites Of JurorsLawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.