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


Table of Contents
 
 
February 2002
Vol. 24, No. 11
 
 

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Features

 
 

Dangerous Appearances
The courtesy of making a special appearance can result in the liabilities of a full-fledged attorney-client relationship
By Adam K. Treiger

Something Special
Counsel for disabled persons need to carefully consider the interplay among government programs before drafting special needs trusts
By Terry M. Magady

Tied to the Stake    PDF version 
Accepting equity stakes in clients going public could expose attorneys to greater liability in subsequent shareholder and regulatory actions
By John W. Cotton 
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Departments

 
 
Practice Tips
Slamming the door on malpractice claims in criminal matters 
By Jonathan B. Cole, David B. Owen, and Michael R. Newhouse


Computer Counselor
   PDF version
Conducting online investigations of companies and their finances
By Carole Levitt

Ethics Opinion No. 507
Accepting percentage of prospective profits as attorney fees for preparing and prosecuting patent applications
 
 

Columns

 
 

Barristers Tips
A trial preparation checklist

By Jennifer F. Novak

Closing Argument
A patriotic critique of the PATRIOT Act
By Gary S. Lincenberg and Benjamin N. Gluck

 
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 

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