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Thursday, June 17th, 2010 @ 3:17 pm
Categories: General Topics

Preface The Big Picture: Seven Steps to Ethical Client Representation By Lawrence J. Fox Susan R. Martyn The Daunting Task Representing clients can be daunting. We summarize here our seven-step approach to legal ethics issues, which we will refer to often in this book. Step One: Identif’y Your Clients (Chapter 1) Your role as an […]

 
Thursday, March 11th, 2010 @ 4:32 pm
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By:  Rodney Jacob of Calvo & Clark, LLP The Guam Bar Association (“GBA”) was organized to improve the administration of justice and the standards of the legal profession.  The GBA and its 425 active and inactive attorney members have maintained a close working relationship with the Courts, including through volunteer service on a multitude of […]

 
Thursday, March 11th, 2010 @ 4:30 pm
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By:  Dana Gutierrez of Mair, Mair, Spade & Thompson, L.L.C. Law Day, which is celebrated on May 1st, is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law.  Law Day underscores how law and the legal process have contributed to the freedoms that all Americans share.  Law Day 2009 celebrates the bicentennial of Abraham […]

 
Thursday, March 11th, 2010 @ 4:28 pm
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By:  Rodney Jacob of Calvo & Clark, LLP It’s a commonly accepted principle of the legal practice:  you generally don’t look for a lawyer unless something heavy is going on in your life.  For example, you’re getting a divorce; someone close to you has died and you need to file a probate case; you need […]

 
Thursday, March 11th, 2010 @ 4:27 pm
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By:  Rebecca Perez Santo Tomas of Lujan Aguigui & Perez, LLP Retired Supreme Court Justice Janet Healy Weeks returned to the island she called home for more than 30 years, as the proud recipient of this year’s Hustisia Award.  This award is given to recognize a person or organization that has contributed significantly to the […]

 
Thursday, March 11th, 2010 @ 4:23 pm
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By:      Andrew Serge Quenga Guam Law Library Executive Director Compiler of Laws Access to justice requires access to the law. Accessibility to the laws that govern us is fundamental to understanding our rights and responsibilities so we can seek justice when it is necessary. The Guam Law Library provides such access seven days a […]