Items of Interest



  • Other Bar Meeting in Rancho Mirage

    The Other Bar is a group of lawyers, judges, law students and other legal professionals who are in recovery or who seek to get into recovery from issues with alcohol and drugs. There is a meeting in Rancho Mirage at...

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  • Results of the DBA Election

    The votes have been tallied, and we are now happy to announce your incoming Officers and Board of Trustees of the Desert Bar Association for 2015-2016: OFFICERS: President – Julie A. Rosser Vice President – Karen J. Sloat Secretary –...

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  • Chemerinsky Supreme Court Review for 2015

    For anyone who missed the recent special DBA luncheon, where Dean Erwin Chemerinsky provided our members with an update on this past year’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions, here is a link to it written form:...

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  • Thank You from Family of William Nolan Cosgrove

    The family of William Nolan Cosgrove would like to express its deep appreciation to the Board of Trustees and all of the members of the Desert Bar Association who offered their condolences, prayers and offers of personal and professional assistance...

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  • Ayotte & Shackelford 2015/2016 Directory

    Ayotte & Shackelford have released their new Court & Attorney Directory for 2015-2016. You may download a copy of the directory in PDF fomat by clicking here. (Note: the PDF file is...

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  • Passing of Judge Elwood M. Rich (RET.)

    ELWOOD M. RICH (November 20, 1920 – January 29, 2015)  Retired judge Elwood M. Rich (Woody) was born in Turbot, Northumberland County 20 November 1920 to George and Helen Mary Rich, who were itinerant workers in the apple orchards. He grew...

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  • Expedited Access to Riverside County Courthouses

    Effective December 1, 2014, the court will begin offering private attorneys expedited access to the courthouses in Riverside County. Members of the California Bar will be given the opportunity to apply for and receive a court-issued photo identification card. Attorneys...

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  • Family Law Section Newsletter – November 2014 Edition

    The November 2014 edition of the Desert Bar Association Family Law Section Newsletter is now available for download. To download it, please click here. (Warning: the newsletter is approximately 4MB in size and could take some time to download on...

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  • Governor Brown Appoints Two to Riverside County Superior Court

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Susanne S. Cho and James T. Latting to judgeships in the Riverside County Superior Court. Cho, 48, of Palm Desert, has been an attorney at the Law...

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