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Southwest Riverside County Bar Association Scholarship

The Southwest Riverside County Bar Association will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship and a $500 scholarship to two students aspiring to become an attorney.

Please see the scholarship rules and application for more information.

 



Desert Bar Association Basic Fee Arbitration Training Course

THE DESERT BAR ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A FREE:

BASIC FEE ARBITRATOR TRAINING COURSE
Friday, October 25, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Riverside County Law Library
Indio Branch
82-995 Highway 111, Suite 102
Indio, CA 92201

This training session is offered to all prospective and current volunteers who arbitrate attorney-client fee disputes for the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Programs through the Desert Bar Association and the State Bar of California. The course will provide the basic training required to serve on a bar program’s fee arbitration panel. Non-lawyer (lay) arbitrators, in addition to attorneys, are encouraged to attend this valuable training session and join the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program.

Find more information here


 

 


 

Riverside County Mock Trial Competition 2020

The Riverside County Mock Trial Competition, sponsored by the Riverside County Office of Education, Riverside County Bar Association, and the Riverside County Superior Court, provides an exciting opportunity for high schools to match wits in a real courtroom setting with a true-to-life legal context.

We invite you to consider the opportunity to be part of the program. The competition dates and times include:

  • Thu., February 6, 2020 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. (all three regional courts)
  • Thu., February 13, 2020 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. (Riverside Hall of Justice
  • Thu., February 22, 2020 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. (Riverside Hall of Justice)
  • Sat., February 22, 2020 – 8:30 to 11 a.m. (Riverside Hall of Justice)

Opportunities are available for legal volunteers to act as an attorney coach or an attorney scorer. Specific participating high schools throughout Riverside County are in need of coaching assistance.

If you are interested in signing up to be an attorney scorer, please visit this web link to register:

For those who register to be a scorer, confirmation information will be sent in early January 2020.

If you have an interest in becoming an attorney coach, please contact Renae Ramsey, rramsey@rcoe.us, (951) 826-6101.

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