MCLE Classes & Events

Wednesday, August 16, 2017: New Incentives for Conservation Easements

Tuesday, August 29, 2017: Managing a Cal/OSHA Inspection

Wednesday, August 30, 2017: Ethics of Legal Fee Agreements

Wednesday, September 6, 2017: Drone Law

Friday, September 8, 2017: 8th ANNUAL SCBA PICNIC

Saturday, September 23, 2017 & Sunday, September 24, 2017: Special Issues in Custody Matters and Representing Minors

Wednesday, September 27, 2017: Labor Commissioners Office: What’s New; What’s Not

Thursday, September 28, 2017: Disaster Planning & Recovery

Wednesday, October 4, 2017: Employment Mediations

Thursday, October 12, 2017: Restraining Orders

Wednesday, October 18, 2017: Helping Your Client Help Themselves

Friday, October 20, 2017: Careers-of-Distinction-Awards-Dinner

Thursday, October 26, 2017: How to Manage a Law Practice

Friday, November 3, 2017: Wine, Beer, & Spirits Law

Monday, November 6, 2017: Settlement of Employment Claims


Jury Instructions Committee

The State Bar Litigation Section’s Jury Instructions Committee (Jury Instructions Committee) reviews and comments on proposed revisions to CACI jury instructions in an effort to help ensure that the instructions are accurate, comprehendible, and even-handed. The Jury Instructions Committee would welcome your participation in this process.

The Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions (Advisory Committee) has invited comments on proposed revisions to civil jury instructions in several areas, including contracts, negligence, products liability, FEHA, unlawful detainer, and concluding instructions, among others. The invitation to comment is posted at   The Jury Instructions Committee will study the proposals, discuss any concerns, and submit written comments to the Judicial Council. The deadline for submitting comments to the Judicial Council is March 4, 2011.

Please contribute to this effort by joining the Jury Instructions Committee and participating in our review and discussion, or by sending your proposed comments to the Jury Instructions Committee for the committee to consider and discuss and potentially include in the comments submitted to the Judicial Council. Please contact the committee chair, Ben Ginsburg (, if you wish to join the Jury Instructions Committee. Alternatively, please send your proposed comments to Ben Ginsburg by no later than February 16, 2011, for the Jury Instructions Committee to consider and discuss.

Thank you for participation in this important work of the Litigation Section.

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