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LA Lawyer Table of Contents:
September 2000 Issue


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

Table of Contents, Vol. 23, No. 6  

FEATURES 

    California Rules!
    The Judicial Council's recent changes to the Rules of Court make it clear that the trend against local rules will continue
    By Judge Arnold H. Gold 

    Bonus Points
    A bonus provision in a fee agreement must address important ethical considerations about good faith dealings with clients
    By Ellen A. Pansky

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    Goodwill Hunting
    The methods of valuing law firms by California's family courts need to reflect the changes in law firm economics during the last decade
    By Peter M. Walzer and Edward Poll
     

DEPARTMENTS

    Tax Tips
    The limited scope of the new tax adviser-client privilege
    By Howard S. Fisher 

    Practice Tips
    The dot-com drop policy of the California secretary of state
    By John F. Nobbs 
     

    Practice Tips
    The challenges of inverse condemnation litigation
    By Anthony P. Parrille 
     

    Ethics Opinion No. 502
    Lawyers' duties when preparing pleadings or negotiating settlement for in pro per litigant

    Ethics Opinion No. 503
    Prepaying referral fees on workers' compensation cases 
     

    By the Book
    Closed Chambers
    Reviewed by Heather R. Moss 

    Computer Counselor
    More and more legal information is available free on the Web
    By Carole Levitt
     

COLUMNS

    President's Page
    Of dead horses and the Internet
    By Rex S. Heinke 

    Barristers Tips
    Dealing with difficult partners
    By Lee Smalley Edmon 
     

    Closing Argument
    A momentous 62 years
    By Justice Mildred L. Lillie
     

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