Trust Account Scam
You receive what appears to be a legitimate inquiry from a prospective client, often (but not always) from another state or country. Here is a new variant employing the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic:
Calls originate from what appears to be a legitimate medical equipment company, looking for an attorney to draft a lease …Read More
Rule of Law Statement 1.13.21
The Alameda County Bar Association condemns in the strongest terms the assault on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 by protesters during the process to certify the Electoral College victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President elect Kamala Harris. The violence was not free speech; it was criminal conduct, and …Read More
Candidate Statements – Oakland City Attorney 2020
We had to cancel our Candidate Forum featuring candidates for Oakland City Attorney, but Barbara Parker and Eli Ferran responded to our questionnaire, below.
Barbara Parker – campaign website: https://www.parkerforoakland.com/
Read her questionnaire here
Eli Ferran – campaign website: https://www.eliforoakland.com/
Read his questionnaire here
How you as a lawyer can help get out the vote
The 2020 general election will have a profound impact on our communities. It is important that every American has the information they need and a plan to vote. Are you interested in getting involved? We’ve collected a series of resources for education and action below.
Educate …Read More
ACBA Barristers and CHBA Civil Rights Series
We’re working on a free series of CLE programs related to civil rights and racial justice issues to provide lawyers with information, resources and tools necessary to effectively advocate for racial justice, and systemic reform. Keep an eye out for more information soon on dates and speakers.
Watch the recordings …Read More