MCLE Classes & Events

CANCELLED - Tuesday, July 24, 2018: How to Counsel Your Client on Avoiding Embezzlement

Wednesday, July 25, 2018: Protecting and Collecting Your Fees

EVENT: Friday, August 3, 2018: The John F. "Jack" DeMeo Day at the Fair

Thursday, August 9, 2018: Stress and Depression in the Legal Profession

Thursday, August 16, 2018: How to Avoid Landmines in Buy-Sell Agreements: A Business Valuation Expert's Perspective

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

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

Events

The John F. “Jack” DeMeo Day at the Fair

~ ~ LUNCH AND LIVE AUCTION ~ ~

AN EVENT HOSTED BY THE SCBA SPECIAL EVENTS AND ARCHIVE COMMITTEES
JOIN US IN COMMEMORATING THE 97TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SONOMA COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION!

Special Presentations By:
Michael Patricks
Mr. Patricks sets the “Morning Line” each day at the races and will give his “pick of the day”
Pete Estabrook
Will present a brief history of the bugler.

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Date: Friday, August 3, 2018

Time: 11:30 am Check In; 12:00 pm Lunch & Presentations; 1:00 pm Auction

Place: VIP Tent, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Registration Fee: $75 Per Person. Staff, Spouses and Significant Others encouraged to Attend
Cost of Admission Includes:
~ Complimentary Admission to the Fair (All Day) – Registration is Required in Advance of this Event.
~ Lunch with Complimentary Wine in the VIP Tent
~ Reserved Seating in the Grandstands to Enjoy the Horse Racing
~ General Parking

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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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General Law

Updates from the Labor Commissioners Office

A discussion of recent and upcoming changes at the Labor Commissioner’s office.

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Richard Gage
Deputy Labor Commissioner
State of California Department of Industrial Relations

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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

Presenter(s): Richard Gage, Deputy Labor Commissioner, State of California Department of Industrial Relations

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 of Participatory Credit in General Law

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public; $50–SCBA Labor & Employment Section Members (Section discount registration only available by Phone, Fax or 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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General Law

Immigration/Employment Crossover Issues

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Christopher A. Kerosky
Kerosky, Purves & Bogue, LLP

Mr. Kerosky is the founder and principal of the law firm, Kerosky Purves & Bogue, with offices located in San Francisco, Napa, Santa Rosa, Ukiah, Sacramento, Walnut Creek and San Jose. Mr. Kerosky is a graduate of UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law and a former trial lawyer for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington D.C. He writes a legal column for the bilingual newspaper La Voz, as well as other ethnic newspapers. Mr. Kerosky is also a member of the Sonoma County Human Rights Commission. He serves as Honorary Consul for the Republic of Poland and his office operates as the Consulate of Poland in San Francisco.

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Judy McCann
Law Office of Judy McCann

Ms. McCann works in a solo law practice in Santa Rosa. She has over 30 years of experience providing legal representation to employees in discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour lawsuits. Ms. McCann’s practice includes the processing of U Visa certifications with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and other government agencies for her immigrant clients who are victims of crimes, including sexual assault or other violent crimes suffered while at work.

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

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

Presenter(s):
Christopher A. Kerosky, Kerosky, Purves & Bogue, LLP
Judy McCann, Law Office of Judy McCann

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law.

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.

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

State Laws Regulating Workplace Investigations: When, Who, How and Why?

This presentation discusses situations requiring workplace investigations, the current state of play on investigator licensing, and guidelines qualified individuals (such as our own local attorneys) might follow when conducting appropriate investigations.

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Richard C. Rybicki, Rybicki & Associates | P.C.

Richard Rybicki advises clients on a broad range of labor and employment law issues. He has represented employers, employer associations, and employee benefit plans in courts and administrative proceedings throughout the United States. Mr. Rybicki also practices under state and federal labor relations laws, representing management in collective bargaining, arbitration, and matters before the National Labor Relations Board, the California Agricultural Relations Board, and the California Public Employment Relations Board. Mr. Rybicki speaks and writes frequently on employment issues. He is a longtime editor for The Developing Labor Law, a leading national labor-management publication, and has chaired both the Napa and Sonoma Bar Association Labor & Employment Law sections. He also acts as a mediator for several local courts’ alternative dispute resolution panels. Mr. Rybicki studied legal philosophy at U.C.L.A. and Cambridge, receiving his law degree from Cornell University. He is admitted to practice in California and before various federal District Courts, Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018

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

Presenter(s): Richard C. Rybicki, Rybicki & Associates | P.C.

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law

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.

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public; $50–SCBA Labor & Employment Section Members

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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