Q: Help! I may get subpoenaed because of something my former client did. What do I do?

A: Read Ethics Op. 2000-11.




Death of a Practice
Lawyers need a plan for their practice to carry on, even if they die or become incapacitated. Here's how to get started. Read more.

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New Law Puts U.S. Flag, Federal Documents in Every Classroom
School officials across the state are hoisting flags and tacking up copies of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights to meet requirements of a new law going into effect on Sunday. Read more.

Women Lawyers Find Their Own Paths
As big law firms struggle to retain women lawyers, they're losing many to jobs that women lawyers say give them more control over their work and personal lives. Read more.

Bar Leadership Institute Seeks Participants
The one-year program will foster the professional growth and leadership skills of a diverse group of Arizona attorneys. BLI board members will be at the Convention to answer your questions. Click here for more information and for an application.



Convention Begins Tomorrow!
The State Bar's annual convention runs Wednesday through Saturday at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale. Read more.

Lawyers Elect Seven Attorneys to Serve on State Bar's Board
Members of the State Bar of Arizona have elected seven attorneys to serve as their representatives on the Bar's Board of Governors. Read more.

Attorneys Sought For Committee, Board, Commission Service
Apply by mid-August to serve on a Supreme Court Committee, the Community Legal Services' Board, or the Commission on either Appellate Court, or City of Surprise Judicial, Appointments. Read more.

Arizona Court of Appeals
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June 19, 2007 – CV 06-0141 – Levy v. Alfaro
Are "reasonable expert witness fees" awardable under Arizona Rule of Civil Procedure 68(d) limited to fees paid for testifying at trial? Read opinion.

June 21, 2007 – JV 06-0079 – In Re Andrew C.
Are pre-paid educational fees an "economic loss" for purposes of restitution? Read opinion.

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

June 21, 2007 – No. 05-75376 – Moreno-Morante v. Gonzales
A United States citizen grandchild, in the lawful custody of non-citizen grandparents, does not meet the statutory definition of "qualifying relative" for the purpose of cancellation of removal. Read opinion.

June 20, 2007 – No. 04-56997 – Johnson v. Aljian
In the context of insider trading liability under the federal securities laws, in order to maintain a claim under Section 20A of the Exchange Act, a plaintiff need not plead an actionable predicate violation. Read opinion.






It's Your Last Chance!
Repeats from some of the top past seminars will be shown Thursday and Friday for your viewing pleasure and to fulfill your CLE requirement before the June 30 deadline! Read more.


The Complete Lawyer
Work/life balance involves many things, including spotting courage in life's everyday events. Read more.


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