Section Barristers


The Barristers Section provides attorneys in practice for ten years or less with networking, education, and mentoring opportunities. Barristers activities also provide a forum for new and young lawyers to develop leadership skills and to interact with judges, experienced attorneys, and other Barristers members. Mentorship programs are available for our Barristers.

Section Chair

Tory Tallman
415 276 6523
VictoriaTallman@dwt.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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There are no upcoming Barristers events

Legal Aid for North Bay Fire Victims
Oct 19, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

Legal advice hotline based in downtown SF will offer brief legal advice on issues ranging from landlord-tenant, insurance issues, and FEMA benefits to employment and immigration. Link to sign up

JUDGE'S CORNER
Sep 30, 2017
By The Hon. Mark A. Talamantes

As a general rule of civility, it’s important to be polite and to say “hello” properly, even in court. . . . Your appearance is very important. First impressions matter . . . and you can never say “please” or “thank you” too much.

Sep 27, 2017
By James Sell

In Iqbal v Ziadeh (2017) 10 Cal.App.5th 1, plaintiff was hired by a used car lot, Yosemite Auto, to determine why a car recently towed to the lot wouldn’t start. Unbeknownst to plaintiff, the tow truck operator had disconnected the transmission shift linkage and then failed to reconnect it after towing the car.

Sep 27, 2017
By Scott Lueders

Earlier this year, an interesting question arose on the ACFLS listserve: Is an attorney who has acted as a mediator in a family law matter subject to the mandatory fee arbitration provisions of the Business and Professions Code? This article will discuss the applicable statutes and rules and provide an analysis of this question.

Sep 27, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong, Executive Director

The MCBA Mentorship Program supports the development of relationships for new MCBA members, or those who want to increase their connections within the MCBA and the legal community.

MEMBER PROFILE
Sep 26, 2017
By James Sell

Most of us graduated from college, went to law school, passed the bar, and started grinding at the practice of law. But not MCBA member Francesca Chang, the daughter of a successful car salesman. She has taken a road less traveled and is doing something a little different with her legal training and perhaps a bit more interesting.