Huntington Beach Personal Injury Firm Congratulates Law Clerk on Passing the Bar Exam
Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014
Mr. Brent Shegda is the newest member of the California State Bar at The Law Offices of Brent W. Caldwell. Mr. Shegda has been employed as a law clerk with the firm since 2012. He currently assists with client intakes, preparing legal documents, and conducting research for client cases. Mr. Shegda attended Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California and took the bar exam in July of 2013 and the official results were reported on November 22, 2013.
According to The State Bar of California's Committee of Bar Examiners the exam is given twice per year, in February and July. For July 2013 approximately 8,900 applicants sat for the exam. Of those, 55.8 percent of applicants passed the exam. Additionally the average score in California was 1,459 as compared to the national average of 1,443.
The General Bar Examination is a three day event that includes multiple choice questions, six essay questions, and performance tests. In addition to the general exam, applicants must also pass the First Year Law Students Examination and the Multi-State Professional Responsibility Examination. Finally, candidates undergo a background check to receive a positive moral character determination.
The Law Offices of Brent W Caldwell, a personal injury practice, focuses on developing strong one-on-one relationships with each of their clients. The firm believes personalized attention not only helps their clients through difficult trial situations but also increases the likelihood of positive outcomes in the courtroom. Mr. Shegda appreciates these core values and during his two years with the firm has adopted the approach of achieving success through treating people as people, not as cases.
The firm has seven staff and two locations, one in the Huntington Beach area of Orange County, California, and the other in Las Vegas Nevada. The firm’s major areas of practice include personal injury, business litigation, and business collections.
Mr. Caldwell, owner and managing partner, attended San Diego State University and Whittler Law School. He is a member of both the California and Nevada State Bars. Mr. Caldwell offers free initial consultations.