Tag: Lawyer

The Best Things in Life are Free

“Time is the greatest gift that you can give to someone, because it’s like giving a portion of your life that you can never get back” Good time of year to think of this quote. It’ also the perfect time to give thanks to those who volunteer to serve the public. In particular, the attorney volunteers of the Lawyers in the Library program at our Indio Branch deserves our utmost gratitude and special recognition. I hear lawyers are often bombarded with requests for free legal advice and appeals...

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We’ve Got Some Great Cheat Sheets

Do you remember the first day of the first job you ever had?  Were you a wizard at what you were doing?  Was there a learning curve?  Did you wish you had a cheat sheet or something like that to help you get you through your paces? I remember years back when I first graduated from law school I couldn’t get hired to save my life at a law firm so I decided to strike out and start my own little business with area attorneys I had been golfing with.  I started serving process, writing motions...

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Lawyers in the Library

Have you ever: Needed help completing a court form? Had a procedural question? Just not know where to begin with a (legal) situation? Then a trip to the Indio Branch of the Riverside County Law Library would be in order! In collaboration with the Desert Bar, on the second Thursday of every month, we will have an attorney available for free 20 minute consultations.  During this time, you can bring in paperwork you have, or ask those legal questions, that will put you on the path to...

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Pro Bono Clinic

On Thursday, October 29 2015 from 10am-2pm the Temecula Public Library in conjunction with the Riverside County Law Library hosted a free legal clinic. The event was in celebration of National Pro Bono Week. The clinic was organized by the Temecula Law Resource Center. We had an amazing turnout of 36 participants seeking legal help and 9 pro bono attorneys. The pro bono attorneys were local Temecula attorneys Daniel Ratajczak, Anita Milner, Allison Tilton, Marie Wood, Jeffrey Nickerson, Robin...

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Lawyers and the Law Library

On NPR this morning, I heard that the unemployment rate was back down below 6%, a rate that we haven’t seen since about July of 2008 (the rate for that month was 5.8).  By August of 2008, the rate had jumped up to 6.1%.  Click here to see a nifty table from the Bureau of Labor Statistics detailing the information above. I see the signs of recovery in our workplace.  I can see an increase in listings for various types of legal jobs, lawyers coming into the library to research and new lawyers and...

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