Please join us May 27, 2010 for an informal panel discussion to introduce a new group in town: the Sonoma County Grand Jurors’ Association.
The Grand Jurors’ Association is comprised of former Grand Jurors. Our model is to utilize “expert citizens” in an organized non-profit volunteer structure, working in areas not associated with confidential Grand Jury activities/investigations. We provide support to the Court and the sitting Grand Jury.
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From The Press Democrat:
Lanahan & Reilley, once Sonoma County’s largest law firm, has announced changes in both its name and its leadership.
Founders Daniel J. Lanahan and Martin L. Reilley are leaving the Santa Rosa firm.
Lanahan announced he will enter “full retirement” from the firm after working on a semi-retired basis for the past four years. And Reilley is leaving the firm “to pursue other interests,” according to a press release.
Both men will continue to hold a financial interest in the firm, said Bob Anderson, a partner.
Neither Lanahan nor Reilley could be reached for
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U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Alan Jarolslovsky
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Judge Alan Jaroslovsky addressed the Sonoma County Barristers Club in April, laying out for new attorneys top mistakes made in and out of the courtroom. Mistake No. 1, the judge said: having a mentor.
That sure contradicts the conventional wisdom, but Jaroslovsky wasn’t saying new lawyers shouldn’t seek counsel from experienced lawyers. On the contrary, he advised learning from as many people as possible. But to attach yourself to one lawyer? “It’s a huge mistake,” the judge said. “You’ll never be better than that lawyer.” Jaroslovsky said many mentors are not
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