A Bright New Year

By Nadira T. Imam, President, Barristers I am excited and privileged to serve as your 2020 Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) Barristers President. The BHBA has been on the forefront of Bar Associations responding to the under-represented members of the community, protecting individual liberties and promoting legal education. Our Barristers Board [...]

By | 2020-02-13T17:20:27-08:00 February 6th, 2020|Member Articles, The BRIEF|0 Comments

Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made

Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made Book Review: Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made. Edited by Russell Canan, Gregory Mize, and Frederick Weisberg. (The New [...]

By | 2020-01-28T13:03:33-08:00 January 28th, 2020|Member Articles|0 Comments

What Is This Thing I’m Reading? Talking To Non-Lawyers About Case Law.

What Is This Thing I’m Reading? Talking To Non-Lawyers About Case Law. Chatting with a new acquaintance some years ago, I learned that he lived on a block that I happened to know was the locale of a terrible incident in which two [...]

By | 2020-01-28T12:48:14-08:00 January 28th, 2020|Member Articles|0 Comments

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Willfulness is Required for Trademark Infringement Damages

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Willfulness is Required for Trademark Infringement Damages This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc., et al., a trademark infringement matter from the U.S. District Court of Connecticut in the Second [...]

By | 2020-01-28T11:24:40-08:00 January 28th, 2020|Member Articles|0 Comments

The Top 3 Things Lawyers Do Wrong on LinkedIn

The Top 3 Things Lawyers Do Wrong on LinkedIn With all the headlines, notifications, news, noise and ads precisely tailored to grab and keep your attention, you might be looking to cut down on your social media consumption where you can. But unless [...]

By | 2020-01-28T10:59:09-08:00 January 28th, 2020|Member Articles|0 Comments

5 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance Using Mindfulness and Meditation

5 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance Using Mindfulness and Meditation Work plays a vital role in our lives. As adults, we tend to spend the majority of our time at our jobs. And not just time, but our precious minds pace too. Some of [...]

By | 2020-01-15T10:38:04-08:00 January 14th, 2020|Member Articles|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance Using Mindfulness and Meditation

Flag on the Play: Courtroom Attire, Why What You Wear Matters

Flag on the Play: Courtroom Attire, Why What You Wear Matters Most lawyers who spend time in the courtroom know that appearances matter.  But what many lawyers don’t consider is that your appearance can make the difference between winning and losing.  As lawyers, we [...]

By | 2020-01-15T10:58:03-08:00 January 14th, 2020|Member Articles|Comments Off on Flag on the Play: Courtroom Attire, Why What You Wear Matters

How to guide: enforcing your support order!

How to guide: enforcing your support order! It’s not often that my firm, who generally services high income and high net worth clientele, has to obtain income withholding orders to collect spousal and child support.  However, recently I had a case that required [...]

By | 2020-01-15T10:49:46-08:00 January 14th, 2020|Member Articles|Comments Off on How to guide: enforcing your support order!

International Committee Makes Fresh Pasta for the Holidays!

What a great night and an amazing cooking class at La Scuola of Eataly LA with my wonderful International Committee of the Beverly Hills Bar Association So fun and super team building! Fresh pasta for the Holidays! Italian style ! Yes we can make it! Thanks to Giorgio Guerra for your effort [...]

By | 2019-12-15T22:21:15-08:00 December 15th, 2019|Member Articles, Networking|Comments Off on International Committee Makes Fresh Pasta for the Holidays!

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Weapons of Mass Destruction Weapons of mass destruction are not just military arms.  They can be Court orders issued after allegations of domestic violence, sexual abuse, neglect, addiction, or mental health issues are made in Family Court.  The Court subsequently issues temporary orders [...]

By | 2020-01-28T11:40:53-08:00 October 2nd, 2019|Member Articles|Comments Off on Weapons of Mass Destruction