Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 5 into law. The new law limits the use of classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees by companies in the state.
A record number of ballots were cast and active social media campaigning was extensively utilized in an election that saw attorney Barry P. Goldberg and eight new Trustees elected to head the SFVBA.
Proposals by the California State Bar to allow non-lawyers to share in law firm profits and provide legal advice have received vigorous backing from several law professors and others at a recent public hearing.