Michael J. Mais, Assistant City Attorney for the City of Long Beach, has been named the 2017 Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar’s Public Law Section.
On August 18, 2017, Mr. Mais will be honored at a public reception during the State Bar’s Section Convention in San Diego. The Public Lawyer of the Year Award recognizes Mr. Mais as an exceptional attorney who has dedicated the past 32 years to public service.
Volume 40, Number 2 - Posted in the Members Only Area
MCLE Self-Study Article:
Whose Mandate Is It? And Who Pays for It? Recent Developments in State-Local Government Funding Disputes
By Gary Hook
This article is available in our online catalog for self-study MCLE credit.
Message from the Chair
By John M. Appelbaum
What’s New (and Old) in California Municipal Law? Rent Control Laws and Litigation
By Rachel H. Sommovilla
Taking Advantage of Your Public Law Section Benefits
By Bonnie C. Maly
Litigation & Case Law Update
By Christopher Whitman and Donna Mooney
We're very grateful for your membership in the Section.
As a token of that, we're offering self-study MCLE credit in the areas of Legal Ethics, Competence Issues, and Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and in Society. The programs are posted in our Member's Only Area.
Simply watch the programs and keep track of having done so. You can report this to the State Bar when it's time to demonstrate your compliance with the MCLE requirements.
Get instant access to high-quality public law courses by visiting the Public Law Section’s catalog of MCLEs. Self-study articles, streaming audio and video courses are available.
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The Public Law Section thanks the sponsors of our law student and new lawyer Careers in Public Law panels and receptions.
The Public Law Section and CYLA have implemented a new Mentoring Program. If you are interested in volunteering as a mentor to a young lawyer, please contact Public Law Section Executive Committee Chair Scott Dickey at email@example.com or Section Administrator Kristina Robledo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Section, you're eligible for:
Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site.
The Public Law Section
The State Bar of California
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San Francisco, CA 94105-1639