Monday, April 20, 2015

Did you miss yesterday's Supreme Event?

If you missed yesterday's Supreme Event at the 9th Circuit, there's no need to cry. You can watch a recording of the event at this link.
[And the handout materials are here.] And you can go hear David Lat tomorrow evening at Southwestern Law School:

Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles presents An Evening with David Lat
Tuesday April 21, 2015 6pm-8pm
Please join the Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles for a special opportunity to hear from David Lat, Managing Editor of Above The Law and author of Supreme Ambitions, A Novel. 
A reception will take place from 6:00 to 7:00pm, followed by an interview with David Lat, who will talk about his jump from practicing law to writing about it, trends he sees in the legal profession, and his new book, Supreme Ambitions.

Supreme Ambitions is set primarily in the Richard H. Chambers Courthouse in Pasadena. And what other courthouse gets 5 stars on yelp?

Here's another neat opportunity: LACBA Barristers is hosting an intimate Cinco de Mayo dinner with several judges, including Justice Hoffstadt:

Barristers' Dinner with a Leader

Program Information: Join fellow Barristers for an evening of dinner and drinks as Justice Hoffstadt and his colleagues Judge Goswami and Judge Kim lead an informal discussion over the future of the courts and the role young lawyers can play in the legal and public policymaking arenas.
Space is limited for this program, as we are only accepting 20 guests. To register, please email Danielle Jones at and reference program #012548. Registration will be given on a first come first serve basis.
Hon. Rupa S. Goswami, Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon. Brian M. Hoffstadt, California Court of Appeal, 2d Appellate District, Division 2
Dorothy C. Kim, Los Angeles Superior Court
Location: Private Residence

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