Across the Bar

Across the Bar is a publication of the San Joaquin County Bar Association, providing local legal news, educational content, and information about Bar Association events.

New Laws and Rules for 2016

Numerous changes in California statutes, statewide rules of court, and local court rules have recently gone into effect or soon will. This article summarizes several (but by no means all) of the changes likely to affect civil practitioners in San Joaquin County. Statewide Laws and Rules 1. Demurrers. Prior to filing a demurrer, the demurring party must meet and confer with the plaintiff in person or by telephone. As part of that process, the demurring party must identify each...

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2015 Law Day Award Recipient Helen Ellis

Helen Ellis is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Law Day Award. She has worked for San Joaquin County, providing services for those who struggle with substance abuse, for over forty years and is the first and current manager of the San Joaquin County Collaborative Courts, established in 2006. When Helen came to work for the courts, there was only one collaborative court—the Felony Drug Court. Under her leadership, what began as a few basement offices and one program evolved into a program wi...

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