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The man to see was Edward Bennett Williams – by Robert H. Bunzel

Rob Bunzel’s Series On Trial Lessons Continues with a Review of The Man to See in the Daily Journal by Robert H. Bunzel December 12, 2019 – This article by Rob Bunzel containing an important lesson for trial lawyers from great books in the Edlund library appeared in the Daily Journal.  This article concerns “The […]

Saving the Japanese YWCA Building – by Benjamin K. Riley

Saving the Japanese YWCA Building by Benjamin K. Riley November 15, 2019 – Ben Riley published an article in the Daily Journal about Saving the Japanese YWCA building – a pro bono case in which he represented the Japanese-American community of San Francisco.  View a PDF copy of the article.

Lessons learned from ‘The Trial of Jack Ruby’ – by Robert H. Bunzel

Rob Bunzel’s Series On Trial Lessons Continues with Review of The Trial Of Jack Ruby in the Daily Journal by Robert H. Bunzel June 10, 2019 – This article by Rob Bunzel containing an important lesson for trial lawyers from great books in the Edlund library appeared in the Daily Journal.  Mel Belli represented Jack […]

Lawyers: Put down the electronic legal menu for just a moment – by Robert H. Bunzel

Lawyers: Put down the electronic legal menu for just a moment by Robert H. Bunzel October 1, 2018 – San Francisco lawyer’s lawyer Bill Edlund (Pillsbury Madison & Sutro 1956-1999 and Bartko Bunzel & Miller 1999-2016) died on Christmas Eve two years ago.  Bill’s daughter Cami gave our firm his legal library collected over 60+ […]

How Not to Regret Your Direct: Exploring the Human Story – by Benjamin K. Riley

How Not to Regret Your Direct: Exploring the Human Story by Benjamin K. Riley September/October 2018 – Ben Riley’s article on How Not To Regret Your Direct: Exploring The Human Story, originally published in the ABA Litigation Magazine in 2015, was recently selected as a Best of ABA Sections: Litigation. An abridged version of the […]

Local Idea: National Impact – by Stephen C. Steinberg

Local Idea: National Impact by Stephen C. Steinberg It began as a local issue. In the process of overhauling the Contra Costa County Bar Association website in 2009-10, I realized how important our Lawyer Referral Service is to members of the public and to the CCCBA. It was crucial to highlight our program and make […]

Research Initiative Tracks Artwork Looted from German Jewish Art Collector Rudolf Mosse

Research Initiative Tracks Artwork Looted from German Jewish Art Collector Rudolf Mosse May 1, 2018 Tracking down artwork that was stolen by the Nazis on the eve of World War II is no easy task. But the Mosse Art Restitution Project, representing the heirs of Rudolf Mosse, a German Jewish newspaper publisher and art collector, […]

ABA LRIS Standing Committee Launches National Data Survey of Programs – by Stephen C. Steinberg

ABA LRIS Standing Committee Launches National Data Survey of Programs by Stephen C. Steinberg This year, one of the top initiatives for the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service (“LRIS”) is to launch the first ever LRIS Annual Census. We have received responses from over 120 of the approximately 240 LRIS programs […]

From the Chair . . . – by Stephen C. Steinberg

From the Chair . . . by Stephen C. Steinberg To the members of the lawyer referral and information service (LRIS) community across the country, I want to say that it is a great honor and a privilege to serve as the Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on LRIS for the coming year.  See […]