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Latest News
August 21, 2020
The State Bar special committee recommends revising of the Rules of Professional Conduct to reflect that the terms “specialist” or “specialize” be prohibited from use unless the lawyer is certified as a specialist in the field of practice.
August 21, 2020
In an article by Lawyer Assistance Director Robynn Moraites, she discusses why, in these unprecedented times, it is important to recognize what is within our control and what is not. Remember that the LAP program is here to support you.
August 21, 2020
The Board of Legal Specialization delayed the collection of 2020 annual dues by 90 days in recognition of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the profession.