Events

27th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon

Presenting Special Recognition Awards to Outstanding Legal Volunteers

Participating Organizations

* California Rural Legal Assistance
* Council on Aging, Senior Legal Services
* Disability Services & Legal Center
* Empire College School of Law
* Family Justice Center Sonoma County
* Legal Aid of Sonoma County
* Recourse Mediation Services
* Sonoma County Bar Association
* Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation
* Sonoma County Public Law Library
* The Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma

General Membership Meeting
The SCBA Membership will be asked at the annual meeting on November 18, 2016, to approve the nominations to positions on the SCBA Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2017, Agenda TBA.

Date: Friday, November 18, 2016

Time: Check-In and Lunch: 11:30 am;
Presentation: 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Place: Fountaingrove Inn
101 Fountaingrove Parkway
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Cost: $60 per person

NOTE: A Lunch Buffet Consisting of Salad, Entrée (including a Vegetarian Option), Side Dish, and Dessert will be Served.
For Additional Dietary Requests, Please Contact Amy at amy@sonomacountybar.org or (707) 542-1190 ext. 17 by 11-11-16.

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Careers of Distinction Awards

2016 Careers of Distinction Awards Dinner

The Sonoma County Bar Association Offers its Congratulations to the 2016 Careers of Distinction Award Honorees:

J. Michael Mullins & Sondra Jean Persons


Friday, October 7, 2016

Registration 5:00 pm | Reception & No Host Bar 5:30 pm | Dinner & Program 6:30 pm

Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel, 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa

Black Tie Optional

One Hundred Fifty Dollars Per Person

Reserved seating is available for eight or ten upon request
All other seating will be assigned by SCBA

Online Registration is not available for this event.

Please Call the SCBA Office to Register, (707) 542-1190 ext. 18

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General Law

Evidence “How-To” at Trial

Hon. Bradford DeMeo, Supreme Court of California, County of Sonoma

Christopher Honigsberg, Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office

Scott Roberts, Law Office of the Public Defender, Sonoma County

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016

Time: Check-In: 11:45 am; Presentation: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Presenter(s):
Hon. Bradford DeMeo, Supreme Court of California, County of Sonoma
Christopher Honigsberg, Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office
Scott Roberts, Law Office of the Public Defender, Sonoma County

Place: SCBA, 37 Old Courthouse Sq., Ste. 100, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Cost: $75–SCBA Members; $85–Public

MCLE: 2.0 Unit 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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Ethics

BASIC FEE ARBITRATOR TRAINING

THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA’S COMMITTEE ON MANDATORY FEE ARBITRATION INVITES THE SONOMA COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION AND STATE BAR FEE ARBITRATORS TO ATTEND A:

BASIC FEE ARBITRATOR TRAINING

This training session is offered to all prospective and current volunteers who arbitrate attorney-client fee disputes for the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Programs through the Sonoma County Bar Association and the State Bar of California. The course will provide the basic training required to serve on a bar program’s fee arbitration panel. Non-lawyer (lay) arbitrators, in addition to attorneys, are encouraged to attend this valuable training session and join the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program.

Speakers will address recent developments in fee arbitration and other important topics such as:

• Writing an Enforceable Award
• Statute of Limitations
• Effect of Conflicts of Interest
• Arbitrator Disclosure Requirements
• Controlling the Proceeding

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Place: Sonoma County Bar Association, 37 Old Courthouse Square, Suite 100, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Cost: No charge to attend, free MCLE credit

MCLE: Members of the State Bar of California will receive 2.75 hours Mandatory Continuing Legal Education credit (includes 1.0 hour Legal Ethics).
[The State Bar of California is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider.]

On-Line Registration is NOT Available for this Seminar. Please fax form to 707-542-1195, call 707-542-1190 ext. 18 (Susan), or email Amy@SonomaCountyBar.org to register.

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NOTE: For additional information regarding the topics covered, please call Doug Hull (415) 538-2015 at the State Bar of California.

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