MCLE Classes & Events

Friday, August 24, 2018: 9th ANNUAL SCBA PICNIC

Thursday, August 30, 2018: Post-Disaster Construction Contracts and Issues

Friday, September 7, 2018: Transgender Employment Issues

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, September 9, 2018: Special Issues in Custody Matters and Representing Minors

Thursday, September 13, 2018: Business Entity Options and Certifications

Thursday, September 20, 2018: The Right to Repair Act and Wildfire Reconstruction

Monday, September 24, 2018: State Laws Regulating Workplace Investigations: When, Who, How and Why?

Thursday, September 27, 2018: Immigration/Employment Crossover Issues

Wednesday, October 3, 2018: Updates from the Labor Commissioners Office

Friday, October 19, 2018: 2018 Careers of Distinction Awards Dinner

Tuesday, October 23, 2018: Post Judgment Spousal Support

Thursday, November 1, 2018: 29th Annual Pro Bono Awards

Tuesday, November 6, 2018: Competent to Stand Trial? Issues Related to California Penal Code 1368 & 1370

Events

9th ANNUAL SCBA PICNIC

Join us Under the Oaks for Food, Drinks, Laughter, Family-Friendly Games, and Prizes!

2018-08-24 SCBA Picnic

Date: Friday, August 24, 2018

Time: 5:00—7:00 pm

Place: Galvin Park, 3330 Yulupa Avenue | Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Registration Fee: Bring the Family!
$40 Adults | $10 Children | Children 3 and under are Free

Careers of Distinction Awards

2018 Careers of Distinction Awards Dinner

Please join SCBA on Friday, October 19, 2018 to honors this year’s Careers of Distinction Award Nominees.

10-19-18 COD Awards Dinner

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018

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

Honorees:
Hon. Arnold D. Rosenfield (Ret.)
Catherine A. Conner
Steven C. Mitchell

Place: Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country, 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa

Registration Fee: $165 per Person | Black Tie Optional
The Hyatt is now charging $10.00 per day for parking.  SCBA will cover the cost if you have the receipt validated at the SCBA registration desk.

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Events

29th Annual Pro Bono Awards

and SCBA General Membership Meeting

2018-11-01 Pro Bono Awards

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: Registration: 3:30 pm | Program: 4:00 pm | Reception: 5:30 pm

Place: Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country, 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa

Registration Fee: $70 per person
NOTE: The Hyatt is now charging $10.00 per day for parking and is included in your registration fee provided you have your parking receipt validated at the SCBA registration desk before you leave the seminar.

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General Law

Competent to Stand Trial?

Issues Related to California Penal Code 1368 & 1370


Anne Masterson
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office
Emily Mann
Behavioral Health Clinician
Sonoma County Department of Health Services
Alexa Stone, LCSW
Behavioral Health Clinician
Sonoma County Department of Health Services
Lynne Stark-Slater
Chief Deputy Public Defender
Sonoma County Public Defender’s Office

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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

Presenter(s):
Anne Masterson, Chief Deputy District Attorney
Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office

Alexa Stone, LCSW, Behavioral Health Clinician
Sonoma County Department of Health Services

Emily Mann, Behavioral Health Clinician
Sonoma County Department of Health Services

Lynne Stark-Slater, Chief Deputy Public Defender
Sonoma County Public Defender’s Office

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.
NOTE: Parking for this seminar is ONLY available in the Public Parking Garage at 555 First Street.
Do not park in the parking lot at 111 Santa Rosa Avenue.

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public;

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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General Law

Post Judgment Spousal Support

And Issues that Arise When Parties
Reach Retirement Age

Bertoli, James (Hon.)

Hon. James G. Bertoli, Sonoma County Superior Court

The Honorable James G. Bertoli is currently assigned to the Family Law Division of the Sonoma County Superior Court and has been a member of the Sonoma County bench for 17 years. In addition to general family law cases and LPS conservatorships, Judge Bertoli has sat as the judge handling both civil and criminal domestic violence cases for over eight years. In addition to his duties on the bench, Judge Bertoli has served on the Sonoma County Superior Court Executive Committee, the governing and policy-making body for the court and has served as the supervising judge for the Family Law
Division. A fourth-generation native of Sonoma County, Judge Bertoli was educated at Santa Rosa Junior College and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 1982 from the University of California at Davis. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco in 1985 and began practicing family law and public sector labor law with the Santa Rosa, California law firm of Wotring & Byrne. He then became the managing partner of the law firm of Byrne & Bertoli in 1989 and then formed a solo practice in 1991 which he maintained until his election to the bench in November, 2000.

Lewis, Roger
Roger J. Lewis, Esq., ADR Services, Inc.

After 40 years of traditional family law practice, Mr. Lewis now limits his practice to family law mediation and private dispute resolution. He has conducted numerous mediations and privately adjudicated many family law matters. Mr. Lewis has been certified as a specialist in family law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization since 1995. Mr. Lewis has extensive practice experience in all facets of family law, including business valuation and apportionment, tracing, complicated real estate and property division issues, transmutation, premarital and marital agreements, child and spousal support disputes, post-trial matters, modification of support, and parenting issues. Mr. Lewis has been a frequent lecturer on family law issues throughout California for many years. This has included seminars for Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) and with Garrett Dailey of Attorney’s Briefcase, and multiple presentations to bar groups over the years, including recent presentations concerning family law real estate issues; retirement of the Baby Boomers and resulting spousal support modification; and best practices in alternative dispute resolution.

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Time: Check-In: 2:45 pm; Presentation: 3:00—5:00 pm

Presenter(s):
Hon. James G. Bertoli, Sonoma County Superior Court
Roger J. Lewis, Esq., ADR Services, Inc.

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.
Parking for this seminar is ONLY available in the Public Parking Garage at 555 First Street. Do not park in the parking lot at 111 Santa Rosa Avenue.

MCLE: 2.0 Units Participatory Credit in General Law

Registration Fee: $80–SCBA Members; $95–Public;

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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General Law

Post-Disaster Construction Contracts and Issues

Subjects to be Covered:

~ Home Improvement Contract with Consumer Warnings.
~ When Home Improvement Contracts are required.
~ When 7-Day Rights of Rescission are Required.
~ Essential Elements of “New” Construction Contracts.
~ Enforceability of Loan Dependent Contracts.
~ Arbitration of Disputes language.
~ Extra Work/ Change Order Requirements.


Julia Donoho
Architect Attorney
Legal Constructs
Eric Stephens
Senior Investigator
Contractors State License Board
Robert Nellessen
Law Office of Robert Nellessen

Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Time: Check-In: 3:45 pm; Program: 4:00—5:00 pm

Presenter(s):
Julia Donoho, Architect Attorney
Legal Constructs

Eric Stephens, Senior Investigator
Contractors State License Board

Robert Nellessen
Law Office of Robert Nellessen

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

Parking for this seminar is ONLY available in the Public Parking Garage at 555 First Street. Do not park in the parking lot at 111 Santa Rosa Avenue.

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public;

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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