Items of Interest


  • Congratulations are in order to the new DBA Trustees!

    Congratulations are in order!  Following the DBA Election this summer, winners Matthew Baran, Lori Sanford and Catherine Gayer will be our brand NEW Trustees on the Desert Bar Association Board!  We are very pleased to welcome these special, highly qualified and energetic members to our...

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  • Proposed Local Rule Changes Effective January 1, 2018

    Pursuant to California Rule of Court 10.613, the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside, proposes that local rule changes be made effective January 1, 2018.  To review the proposed rule changes, please visit the court’s website at 

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  • State Bar's Ethics Hotline

    Reminder:  For assistance researching a legal ethics issue, attorneys are reminded to consult the free and confidential State Bar's Ethics Hotline.  Attorneys are always welcome to contact the State Bar Ethics Hotlin...

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  • CLE Requirements For The State Bar

    Attorneys:  Need to know your CLE requirements for the State Bar?

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  • Passing of Jeffrey S. R. Patterson

    It is with deep sorrow that the Officers and Trustees of the Desert Bar Association inform you of the passing of long time DBA member and past President, Jeffery S. R. Patterson, Esq., who passed away March 25, 2016. He was 70 years old. The Desert Bar Association knew Jeff as a treasured...

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  • Resources for Substance Abuse, Stress, Depression and Lawyer Support

    The Other Bar 24/7 hotline:  1.800.222.0767.   A network of recovering lawyers, law students and judges throughout the state http://otherbar.org/ California State Ba...

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