MCLE Classes & Events

Events

2019 Family Law Judicial Officers’ Luncheon

Join the Family Law Judicial Officers as they share their thoughts and expectations for the coming year!

2019-03-01 Family Law Judicial Officers' Luncheon

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019

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

Judicial Officer(s):
Hon. Shelly Averill, Supervising Judge, Sonoma County Superior Court

Hon. Robert S. Boyd, Sonoma County Superior Court

Hon. James G. Bertoli, Sonoma County Superior Court

Hon. Becky Rasmason, Commissioner, Sonoma County Superior Court

Place: Vintners Inn, 4350 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Registration Fee: $85—SCBA Members | $105—Public
Student: $45 (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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Events

REX SATER AWARD DINNER

SCBA and the Family Law Section are proud to announce:

2019-04-05 Rex Sater Award Dinner

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019

Time: Check-In & Reception with No-Host Bar 5:00 pm ; Dinner & Program 6:00 pm

Honoree(s): Daniel B. Pickar, Ph.D.

Place: Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club, 333 Country Club Dr, Santa Rosa

RSVP: Please RSVP by March 26, 2019

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General Law

Employee Wage Claims – (Berman Hearings)

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), more commonly referred to as the California Labor Commissioner, handles claims from employees involving unpaid or improperly paid compensation. This one-hour seminar will provide insight into that process, including guidance to employers and attorneys wishing to advise employers on what to do if they receive notice of an employee claim.

The steps involved with the process that will be discussed include:

~ Filing the Claim
~ Receiving a Notice of Claim and Conference
~ Attending the Claim and Conference
~ Receiving a Notice of Hearing
~ Attending the Berman Hearing
~ Receiving a Notice of Decision based on the Hearing
~ Appeal

Douglas, Jennifer - attorney

Jennifer E. Douglas, Partner, SPHR, Dickenson, Peatman & Fogerty

Ms. Douglas has been a lawyer for over 20 years with extensive experience in all manner of employment issues including wage and hour, discrimination, reasonable accommodation, leaves of absence, and implementing state and federal regulations. Ms. Douglas is a trained and experienced litigator who protects her clients’ interests when litigation becomes necessary. Ms. Douglas graduated cum laude from the University of San Francisco Law School in 1994. As an employment lawyer Ms. Douglas recognizes the importance human resources plays in every business. Because of this she has since obtained her certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources from the HR Certification Institute.

Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

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

Presenter(s): Jennifer E. Douglas, Partner, SPHR, Dickenson, Peatman & Fogerty

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 MCLE Credit in General Law

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public; $55–SCBA Labor & Employment Section Members
NOTE: Section Member Discount is only available by Phone, Fax, or USPS Mail.

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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Civil Bench Bar Section

2019 Civil Trial Workshop

An All-Day Seminar for Those Who Try Civil Cases in Superior Court

2019-03-22 Civil Trial Workshop WEB

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: Check-In: 8:30 am; Presentation: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Place: The Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa. Parking is available behind the Glaser Center in the city parking garage on 7th street.

MCLE: 6.0 Units Participatory MCLE Credit in in General Law

Registration Fee: $295–SCBA Members; $350–Public; $95–Students and SCBA Barristers Club members in their first 5 years of practice (students must provide proof of current enrollment with registration to receive discount)

NOTE: Barristers Club Members need to register via Fax, Phone, or USPS Mail to receive the Section Discount.

Student: $95 (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

Recent Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct

The California Supreme Court approved 27 amended rules of professional conduct and added 42 more rules in 2018. The State Bar of California has adopted nearly 70 new and amended Rules of Professional Conduct effective November 1, 2018. This is the first overhaul of ethics rules for attorneys licensed in California in nearly 30 years! We will review the new and amended rules.

Freeman, Bonnie

Bonnie Hamilton
Bluestone Zunino & Hamilton

Ms. Hamilton’s practice includes employment litigation, constitutional law, real estate and construction law. Her representation of public and private employers in state and federal courts encompasses everything from pre-litigation mediation and resolution through jury trial and appeal, and she has successfully represented appellants and respondents in state and federal appeals. Ms. Hamilton enjoys passing on legal education to attorneys and non-attorneys alike. She is a regular participant in the nationally-recognized “Law Day” which brings significant legal and constitutional concepts to high school students, and has presented legal issues to attorneys locally and state-wide on various topics.

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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

Presenter(s): Bonnie Hamilton, Bluestone Zunino & Hamilton

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: 1.5 Units Participatory MCLE Credit in Legal Ethics

Registration Fee: $70–SCBA Members; $85–Public; FREE for SCBA Paralegal & Legal Support Section Members. (Must Pre-Register by Phone, Fax, USPS Mail, or by email to Amy@SonomaCountyBar.org).

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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