For the past 50 years, the North County Bar Association has provided members with opportunities and resources to enhance professionalism and ensure continued growth and success. The association has worked hard to advance the interest of its members and to improve the general environment for the practice of law in Northern San Diego County. We strive to have a close relationship with the bench and also with the general public.

Free Ask-A-Lawyer Legal Clinics

North County - Thursday, May 1, 2014 From: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..
Location: San Diego Law Library? at the North County Regional Court Complex, 325 Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081

The Bar Association of the North San Diego County and the San Diego Law Library in Vista are sponsoring a free legal clinic for the community at the North County Regional on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Volunteers from various practice areas are needed to meet with members of the general public. Areas of law that are needed include bankruptcy, business law, civil litigation, criminal law, family law, landlord/tenant, probate, etc. We would love your participation. This community event is always well attended and it is a wonderful way to give back to the citizens in North County. To volunteer, please contact Amber Crothall, Law Day Committee Chair at (760) 908-9574 or amber_crothall@yahoo.com

April Dinner Meeting
April Dinner Meeting
Thursday, April 17, 2014
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at
The Crossings in Carlsbad


"From The Bar To The Bench"
The Honorable Michael J. Popkins

The Honorable Michael J. Popkins, of San Diego, took the oath of office to become a San Diego Superior Court judge on May 23, 2013. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Popkins served 28 years as a deputy public defender at the San Diego County Public Defender?s Office. In addition, Judge Popkins has shared his knowledge and experience with law students as an adjunct professor at the California Western School of Law since 2009 and served as a deputy public defender at the Los Angeles County Public Defender?s Office from 1978 to 1985.
Come and hear from The Honorable Michael J. Popkins his thoughts on the challenges in making the transition from practicing law to serving as a judge in North County. Please Join us and bring a friend!

Cost is $30.00: Meal choices: Chicken, Beef or Pasta.
Please forward your reservations to: NCBA, P.O. Box 2381, Vista, CA 92085
bansdc@northcountybar.org * To pay by Credit Card, please call the bar office at 760.758.5833

March Magazine
Volume 31, No.3

Membership Renewal 2014
2014 Membership Renewal
Please complete and return your application, with the appropriate payment, to the North County Bar Association, P.O. Box 2381, Vista, CA 92085.
Attached is a PDF Membership form. Simply type the appropriate information in the fillable fields, click on the print button and mail to North County Bar Association with your dues.

Membership Dues
Over 10 years in practice - $125
5-10 years in practice - $120
Under 5 years in practice - $80
Retired - $75
Government/Non-Profit - $80
Govt./Non-Profit Under 5 years in
practice or Active Military - 65
December 2013-2014 New Admittee - FREE

NCBA Member CLE Pass $69.00 and/ or
Legal Asst./Paralegal of NCBA MEMBER
CLE Pass - $69 CLE Pass provides admission
to all sections and discounts to all Bar-sponsored

If you want to pay by credit card call the bar office at 760-758-5833

Here is a list of some of the great reasons to renew your membership:
Professional Development and Education - MCLE Programs
Leadership Opportunities - Board of Directors / Section Chairs
Networking and Contacts - Fellow Attorneys and Judges
North County Lawyer Magazine - Write an Article
Lawyer Referral Service - Assistance for Clients
Law Practice Help - ADR Programs / Meeting Facilities
Representation - Of Your Interests in State and National forums

January Magazine
Volume 31, No 1

What is a Listserv?

A Listserv is an e-mail discussion group. Members of the group can easily come together to discuss a topic of shared interest as well as exchange information and expertise. The North County Bar Association operates three (3) Listservs discussion groups in the fields of family law, trusts and estates and general civil litigation.

Who can join?

Membership in any of the groups is open to all members of the North County Bar Association.

Why belong to Listserv discussion group?

Discussion lists are ideal for exchanging expertise, obtaining feedback and fostering collaboration among group members.

Click on a link below to join a Listserv discussion group.

NCBA Family Law Listserv:

NCBA Civil Litigation Listserv:

NCBA Trust/Estates Law Listserv:

Programs offered are our traditional top-quality MCLE programs, monthly dinner programs providing dynamic presentations on timely topics and networking opportunities, a mentor program, fee dispute arbitration, Law Week activities, our ABA award-winning Youth in Court Day, and our cherished social events such as the golf and tennis tournaments, Bench and Bar Reception, and December?s Holiday Party.

Members receive benefits such as reduced rates on MCLE programs, The North County Lawyer Magazine, and the Bench & Bar Directory. Also offered is the option of purchasing an MCLE Pass for $65 which entitles you to accumulate an unlimited amount of MCLE credits offered through the association at no additional charge. All programs are offered in North County and most are breakfast or lunch seminars making them your most convenient alternative.

Additionally, you may want to consider becoming a Sustaining Member for which your law firm will be prominently listed in the North County Lawyer Magazine and on our web site.

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NCBA Dispute Resolution Programs
NCBA Dispute Resolution Programs

Welcome to San Diego?s North County Bar Association, the finest source for information, professional development, education, and leadership opportunities within the legal community, and the voice for North County lawyers.

Jeffrey Lacy Debra Leffler Streeter, 2014 President
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