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In Brief

Across the Bar

Across the Bar Second Quarter 2016

Across the Bar: Second Quarter 2016

 

Featuring Law Day 2016: SJCBA Honors John Harris, SJC Homeless Veteran Resource Faire: 2016 "Stand Down", a MCLE Self-Study and Under Oath: G. Archer Bakerink

Across the Bar: Second Quarter 2016

 

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    ​The problem of regulationsAs a Digital Marketing manager, I deal with clients every day in professions that are heavily regulated. Accountants, investment advisors, medical professionals, and attorneys are a few of the businesses which must be very careful to ensure that their marketing campaigns conform to the rules.Unfortunately, rather than

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  • We’re All Going to Die (and Other Happy Thoughts of an Estate Planner Turning 50)

    We’re All Going to Die (and Other Happy Thoughts of an Estate Planner Turning 50)

    ​Used with permission from the April 2016 Tennessee Bar Journal, a publication of the Tennessee Bar Association First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly. — Attributed to Branch Rickey Death is the destiny of

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  • Under Oath: Archie Bakerink

    Under Oath: Archie Bakerink

    Gail Archer Bakerink ("Archie" to friends and colleagues) and I met at Yasoo Yani after his morning court calendar in the collaborative courts program. After catching up and congratulating him on his recent nomination to the Laurence Drivon School of Law Hall of Fame, we began the questions.Q. What is your

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    Title Review Basics for Litigators

    For most real property transactions, at least one party will care about the status of the title to be conveyed or affected and will want a detailed review of the title's current status and advice about what title insurance policy will be appropriate to protect their interests. Attorneys assist with this

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  • MCLE Self Study: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Family Court: The Basics

    MCLE Self Study: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Family Court: The Basics

    ​This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education self-study credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one (1) hour of General Credit for Attorneys and Paralegal Staff. The San Joaquin County Bar Association certifies that these activities conform to the standards for approved education

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  • President’s Message

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    Relevance. A word that Merriam-Webster defines as "relation to the matter at hand; practical and especially social applicability; pertinence; the ability (as of an information retrieval system) to retrieve material that satisfies the needs of the user." What are we to make of the word? How shall we apply it in the

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  • SJCBA Membership and Guests Gather on Law Day 2016 to Honor John Harris

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    The membership of the San Joaquin County Bar Association convened at noon on April 26, 2016 at the annual Law Day Luncheon to bestow the 2016 Law Day Award upon John Harris. A near-capacity crowd, including many of Mr. Harris' friends and family, enjoyed the beautiful spring sunshine that flooded into

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  • San Joaquin County Homeless Veteran Resource Faire: 2016 “Stand Down”

    San Joaquin County Homeless Veteran Resource Faire: 2016 “Stand Down”

    ​San Joaquin County's Homeless Veteran Stand Down—a biannual "benefit faire" for homeless veterans—was last held on September 26, 2014. The military term "Stand Down" stands for a grass-roots, community-based intervention program designed to help homeless veterans "combat" life on the streets. Like the first four events before it, the last Stand Down

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