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In Brief

Across the Bar

1st Quarter 2019

1st Quarter 2019

Featuring California Rules of Professional Conduct Overhauled, 2018 Outstanding New Lawyer Michael K. Lay, New Laws Every Civil Lawyer Needs to Know, Under Oath: The Honorable Richard Vlavianos and an MCLE Self Study

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  • Under Oath: Judge Richard Vlavianos

    Under Oath: Judge Richard Vlavianos

    Q. What is the trait you most deplore in others? A. Being self-centered. I see it all the time, and it drives me crazy, especially by those in [the legal] field who are supposed to pursue justice. We are public servants, took an oath, and should be serving others, not

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  • Interspousal Deeds: Are They Effective Transmutations?

    Interspousal Deeds: Are They Effective Transmutations?

    Parties can, in fact, agree to change the character of property acquired during marriage from community to separate property. This is known as a “transmutation.” Under Family Code section 852, a valid transmutation of real or personal property is required to be in writing by express declaration of the spouse

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  • MCLE Self-Study: California Rules of Professional Conduct Overhauled

  • New Laws Every Civil Lawyer Needs to Know

    New Laws Every Civil Lawyer Needs to Know

    1. Statute of Limitations on Sexual Assault of an Adult New Code of Civil Procedure sec. 340.16 provides that for cases commenced on or after January 1, 2019, where a sexual assault occurred on or after the plaintiff’s eighteenth birthday, the limitations period is the later of (1) 10 years

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  • 2018 Outstanding New Lawyer Michael K. Lay

    2018 Outstanding New Lawyer Michael K. Lay

    Such a humble hero is Michael K. Lay, this year’s winner of the San Joaquin County Bar Association’s Outstanding New Lawyer Award. A gentleman’s gentleman, and a member of the San Joaquin County Bar Association and the Judge Consuelo M. Callahan American Inn of Court, Mr. Lay is a valued

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  • President's Message: 1st Quarter 2019

    Every year the SJCBA kicks off with the annual Masters Series, put on by the MCLE committee. Its hard work throughout the year assures the content of the classes is timely, educational, and engaging; this year is no different. Some classes during the Series were taken off-site to accommodate the

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  • SJCBA Year-in-Review

    SJCBA Year-in-Review

  • Veterans Treatment Court: Mentors Needed

    Veterans Treatment Court: Mentors Needed

    What is it? Veterans Treatment Court is an alternative sentencing program which requires regular court appearances as well as mandatory attendance at treatment sessions and frequent random testing for substance abuse. Due to a high and growing number of combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury following

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