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

General Law

How to Manage a Law Practice

Whether you are a solo practitioner, work with several attorneys, or are part of a larger firm (by Sonoma County standards), effective management of the diverse responsibilities of a law practice is the key to success, longevity and peace of mind. Come see what we think are the essential tools and tricks.

Carla Boyd Terre
Terre Family Law

Carla Boyd Terre is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) by the State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. She is a family law attorney and mediator at Terre Family Law, a small family law firm in Santa Rosa. Ms. Boyd Terre worked briefly for a civil litigation firm in San Francisco and then started her family law practice as an Associate for Bruce H. Schwartz, CFLS, in Santa Rosa in 2004. After Mr. Schwartz passed away in 2007, Ms. Boyd Terre assisted Mr. Schwartz’s family with closing his law practice and started her own law firm in April 2007. Ms. Boyd Terre hired her first Associate in 2010 and since then Terre Family Law has grown to a three attorney firm with five support staff. Ms. Boyd Terre is also the Past President of SCBA (2015) and the past Chair Person of the SCBA Family Law Steering Committee (2009).

Gregory Spaulding
Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP

Mr. Spaulding is a trial attorney representing businesses and individuals in the litigation of business disputes, personal injury, employment claims, trust and probate disputes, and other matters. Mr. Spaulding has conducted more than forty legal seminars, helping people better understand the legal system. He also taught at the University of San Francisco. Mr. Spaulding is a member of ABOTA, and is current President of the board of directors for the Sonoma County Bar Association. He graduated with distinction from Southwestern University School of Law in 1982.

Orchid Vaghti
Law Office of Orchid Vaghti

Ms. Vaghti started her legal career when she was sixteen, working as office staff for a prominent local criminal defense attorney. She graduated from Empire Law School in 2010 and started practicing criminal defense with her mentor and then employer in early 2011. After several years of experience and training in that setting, Ms. Vaghti started her own criminal defense practice in 2015. Ms. Vaghti is a co-chair for the Sonoma County Bar Association’s criminal law section, and serves on the executive committee of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, an organization dedicated to improving the California criminal justice system.

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time: Check-In: 11:45 am; Presentation: 12:00—1:30 pm

Carla Boyd Terre, Terre Family Law
Gregory Spaulding, Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP
Orchid Vaghti, Law Office of Orchid Vaghti

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Registration Fee: $70–SCBA Members; $85–Public

MCLE: 1.5 Units Participatory Credit in General Law

Student: $20 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by downloading the registration form and submitting it with proof of current enrollment to the SCBA Offices. For more information on becoming a member of SCBA, please contact Susan Demers at (707) 542-1190 ext. 18.)

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