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Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association

Table of Contents
July/August 2001
Vol. 24, No. 5
 
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  FEATURES 

Annual Index to Articles
A complete guide to authors and articles published in Volume 23, March 2000-February 2001

Guardians at the Gate
In evaluating expert testimony, California courts are accepting many of the gatekeeper functions that Daubert and Kumho assign to federal courts
By Thomas R. Freeman

Partners in Law (HTML) (PDF)
While same-sex couples can cobble together some of the legal protections of marriage under California law, they still are deprived of important marital rights
By Kitty Mak

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Special Section
2001 Guide to Investigative Services

DEPARTMENTS

Law Office Management 
Making the decision to raise fees and billing rates
By Edward Poll

Practice Tips
When attorneys serve as local politicians
By Gary A. Kovacic and Jeffrey S. Ballinger

Ethics Opinion No. 506 (HTML) (PDF)
Initial client interview, duty of confidentiality

Computer Counselor (HTML) (PDF)
Microsoft Access can handle time and billing, plus many other tasks
By Benjamin Sotelo and James A. Flanagan

COLUMNS

President's Page (HTML) (PDF)
Keeping the legal profession relevant
By Roland L. Coleman Jr.

Barristers Tips
Coping with a pro per litigant
By Lorin Snyder

Closing Argument
The fool's gold of higher associate salaries
By Michael Waldorf

 
     
     
     
   
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