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Center for Youth Development through Law legal fellowship program graduates nearly 40 students this year

John Breslin Sep. 12, 2016, 12:30pm

BERKELEY – Close to 40 young people from low-income communities from the East Bay area this year graduated from an annual two-month legal fellowship program.

Bar set to ask Supreme Court for power to assess dues to fund operations

John Breslin Sep. 11, 2016, 3:23pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The California legislature’s failure to pass a bill to assess fees to attorneys to fund the State Bar has led to a request to the state’s highest court for interim power to assess and collect dues.

Santa Cruz attorney disbarred after failing to appear on 25 counts of misconduct

John Breslin Sep. 11, 2016, 3:13pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An attorney already on probation for misconduct has been disbarred after being accused of failing to perform services for clients he charged.

Attorney disbarred after failing to appear for hearing twice

John Breslin Sep. 11, 2016, 3:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco attorney has been disbarred after twice failing to appear before the State Bar Court for a disciplinary trial.

Settlement proposed in shareholder class action against Castlight Health

John Breslin Aug. 19, 2016, 8:09am

REDWOOD CITY – Attorneys representing plaintiffs in a shareholder class action against health care company Castlight Health fully expect those allegedly wronged to accept a settlement.