Attention parents! The Student Civic Engagement Academy is now accepting applications for its summer program for high school seniors.The Academy is a collaboration between the San Diego County Bar Association and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and aims to enrich participant’s understanding of civics and teach them the skills they need for their future workplaces.This year, the program will take place June 19-23. If you know any soon-to-be high school seniors, encourage them to apply at www.sdcba.org/civicsacademy. Applications are due May 1.
Speaking of civics education, we can’t wait to see the winners of our poster and video contest and celebrate our award winners at our Annual Awards Luncheon & Celebration of Community Service next Monday.There are still a few spots left, register here: www.sdcba.org/awardsluncheon.
Ethics in Brief
Court of Appeal Confirms Termination of Attorney Client Representation is Based on a Fluid Determination of Client's "Reasonable" Expectation
California Code of Civil Procedure section 340.6 gives legal malpractice plaintiffs one year from discovery of their attorney’s wrongful act or omission to bring suit which is tolled as long as “the attorney continues to represent the plaintiff regarding the specific subject matter in which the alleged wrongful act or omission occurred.” But when is the end of representation? Formal withdrawal? Expiration of duties owed to the client?