MCLE Classes & Events

Thursday, October 12, 2017 POSTPONED; Date TBA: Restraining Orders

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 POSTPONED; Date TBA: 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

Thursday, November 16, 2017: Enforcement of Judgments

Thursday, November 30, 2017: Avoiding Common Mistakes When Drafting and Administering Special Needs Trusts

Friday, December 1, 2017: Pro Bono Awards Luncheon & General Membership Meeting

Wednesday, December 6, 2017: The Best Use of a Forensic CPA in a Divorce

Tuesday, December 12, 2017: State and Local Cannabis Regulations under the Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA)

Wednesday, December 13, 2017: Legislative Updates in Labor & Employment

Thursday, December 14, 2017: Winter CEQA Update

MICHAEL F. O’DONNELL CIVILITY AWARD

The Sonoma County Bar Association (SCBA) invites its members to submit nominations for a member deserving of the Michael F. O’Donnell Civility Award. The Award is intended to honor an attorney who has demonstrated the following characteristics of civility in the practice of law in the past year:

• Showing respect for the courts and court personnel, as well as adversaries.
• Exhibiting professionalism in dealings with clients and adversaries.
• Acting with integrity in the presentation of factual and legal positions.
• Honoring their role as officer of the court.
• Behaving in a courteous manner in all endeavors.
• Accommodating others in a reasonable manner.
• Acting in good faith in dealings with others.
• Discouraging conduct that demeans, hampers or obstructs our system of justice.

O’Donnell Civility Award Recipients:

2016 – John “Jack” F. DeMeo
2017 – Michael D. Senneff