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

April 2007     Vol. 30, No. 2

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  Features
 
 

Comfort Zone
Although bankruptcy courts are reluctant to grant comfort orders, creditors' committees may still seek them when faced with potential conflicts of interest

By David S. Kupetz

Supplemental Appropriations
Supplemental payment provisions may cover contractual attorney's fees even when the insurance policy contains exclusions for contractual damages

By Michael R. Sohigian

Well Grounded
A successful provision for adjusting the rent in ground leases will include a clear appraisal method and an alternative dispute resolution procedure

By Lawrence Teplin and Heather Stern

Special Section
Semiannual Guide to Expert Witnesses

 
  Departments  
 

Barristers Tips
Considering a Career Specialization in Intellectual Property Law

By Cynthia A. Casby

Practice Tips
The Limitations of Wrongful Life Claims and Genetic Diagnosis

By Kevin R. Costello

Practice Tips
Enforceability of Structured Settlements in Collection Cases

By Paul S. Marks

Ethics Opinion
Ethics Opinion No. 519: Whether There Is a Self-Defense Exception to an Attorney's Duty to Protect and Preserve Confidential Client Information in Order to Permit the Attorney to Defend against Third Party Claims

By the Book
Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts
Reviewed by Philip Cook, Erica Reilley, and Geoffrey P. Forgione

Closing Argument
Seeing Red in the Yellow Pages
By David F. Blaisdell

 
 

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