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LA Lawyer Table of Contents: January 1997

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

Table of Contents
January 1997 
 

FEATURES 
30Don't Fence Me Out
After the Silacci and Mehdizadeh decisions, practitioners will need to develop a new arsenal of weapons when pursuing adverse possession claims in boundary disputes
By Mark L. Share

35Clear Assignment
A principal author of the new assignment-of-rents statute examines its origins and objectives By Norma J. Williams
40Giving and Receiving
To avoid the misuse and abuse of receiverships, practitioners should be mindful of the limited scope of this powerful remedy
By Judge Robert H. O'Brien

DEPARTMENTS 
18Practice Tips
Commercial securitized mortgages demystified and explained
By Gregg J. Loubier

25Tax Tips
Minimizing documentary transfer taxes in partnership transactions
By Phil Starr

59Ethics Opinion No. 488
Attorney usage of law office management services
78Computer Counselor
Strategies and tactics for avoiding computer disasters
By Daryl Teshima
 

COLUMNS 
13President's Page
Towards an improved jury system
By Sheldon H. Sloan

17Barristers Bulletin
What new and young attorneys want
By Laura V. Farber

84Closing Argument
The de-listing of St. Vibiana's Cathedral
By David J. Cowan

 

11Letters to the Editor 
58Index to Advertisers 
66

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