What happens if I write an insufficient-funds check on my client-trust account?
By being an approved financial institution, your bank has agreed to report any insufficient-funds checks on client-trust accounts to the State Bar. The report will be investigated as a bar complaint. Read Rule 44(d)
The Highest Bar
Part II of our memories of U.S. Supreme Court advocacy, by lawyers who were there. Read more.
U.S. Supreme Court Allows Citations of Unpublished Opinions
The Supreme Court adopted a historic rule change that will allow lawyers to cite so-called unpublished opinions in federal courts starting next year. Read more.
Attorney Prepares for Supreme Court Appearance
Randy Howe, of the Arizona Attorney General's office, prepares for yet another accomplishment as he agues Wednesday before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more.
ASU Names Law College After O'Connor
The Arizona State University law school is now named after retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Read more.
Read FAQ's Regarding Proposed MCLE/Dues Changes
Here are answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Bar's proposal to change MCLE and Dues for some membership categories. Read more.
Receive More Referrals from Lawyers
If you would like to receive more referrals from other attorneys, consider advertising in the State Bar 2006-07 Membership Directory. The directory is mailed to more than 13,000 active attorneys and judges in Arizona every fall. Read more.
ADVANCING THE PROFESSION
Register Now for The State Bar Convention
The Arizona Biltmore is an historic and luxurious location to get your CLE, listen to fascinating high profile speakers, and network with your colleagues. Register now! Read more.
Arizona Court of Appeals
| Division Two
April 11, 2006 – CV 04-0589 – Progressive v. Blaud
Where a tire tread is projected into an insured motorcycle by an unidentified motor vehicle resulting in an accident, has the "physical contact" requirement of A.R.S. ' 20-259.01(m) been satisfied? Read opinion.
March 30, 2006 – SA 05-0022 – State v. Schneider/Hanna
In appropriate circumstances, may the attorney-client privilege apply to communications between a government official and a government attorney in a grand jury proceeding in which an indictment is sought against the government official? Read opinion.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
April 14, 2006 – No. 03-15045 – Jespersen v. Harrah's Operating Co., Inc.
Summary judgment to an employer on Title VII sex discrimination claims brought by an employee who was terminated for failing to comply with a workplace makeup requirement is affirmed since, although appearance standards may well be the subject of a Title VII claim for sexual stereotyping, plaintiff failed to create any triable issue of fact that the challenged policy was part of a policy motivated by sex stereotyping. Read opinion.
April 10, 2006 – No. 04-30525, 05-30016 – US v. Casey
The government is entitled to a money judgment in criminal forfeiture cases even when a defendant has no assets with which to satisfy it. Read opinion.
Unique Issues of the Limited Liability Company
A thorough analysis of LLC issues will be presented at this all-day seminar on Thursday, April 20, 2006. Read more
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