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Managing Partner Snapshot

Lose Trustees Now, Ask Me How!
The young heir to the Herbalife fortune got a court to remove the estate's trustees -- but they are fighting back.

Is Change on the Horizon?
Managing partners across California speak about hiring, management, and the challenges they see on the horizon for law firms.

Tech-Savvy Scarcity
Law schools are producing too few JDs with the science backgrounds firms demand.

Law Jobs Scarce For California Grads
California is home to many law schools with low employment rates for grads.

Pro Bono Help for Inventors
IP lawyers find pro bono opportunities through a U.S. patent office program.

Summer Reading: Still a Month Left
Summer reads to squeeze in by Labor Day.


More Showing, Less Telling
Courtroom technology lets attorneys do more showing and less telling.

False Claims


Editor's Note


Expert Advice: Using Vocational Experts
When a litigant claims lost wages, don't proceed without a vocational expert.

MCLE: Demand Letters as Extortion
Can an attorney's demand letter constitute illegal extortion? Yes, indeed, according to recent California appellate decisions.

MCLE: Authenticating Web Evidence
Authenticating Internet evidence requires care and attention to detail.

Discipline Report

In Pro Per: A Wrenching Loss
A lawyer contemplates the suicide of a friend and fellow attorney.

Books: The Classical Liberal Constitution
Erwin Chemerinsky is impressed and disturbed by Richard Epstein's The Classic Liberal Constitution.

Books: Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice
Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice, examines the ongoing impact of the 1990's "superpredator" myth.

Books: Black Against Empire
Black Against Empire is an unprecedented in-depth chronicle of the Black Panther Party.

Books: The Divorce Papers
In The Divorce Papers, Susan Rieger's entertaining debut novel centers around family law and relationships.

Books: Law and Disorder
An excerpt from Law and Disorder: Absurdly Funny Moments from the Courts, by Charles Sevilla.

Legal Ease: Your Own Style
Even in legal writing, find your own style to create compelling communication.

Practical Tips: Effective Mediation Briefs
When submitting a premediation brief, include information to motivate your opponents to settle.