Careers of Distinction Awards

2019 Careers of Distinction

COD Honoree Announcement

Day At The Fair

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

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Date: Friday, August 2, 2019

Schedule: 11:30 am check in; 12:00 pm Lunch & Presentations; 1:00 pm Live Auction; 3:00 pm Horse Racing

Place: Saralee & Richard’s Barn, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa

Registration Fee: $75 Per Person, Staff, Friends, and Significant Others encouraged to Attend

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Criminal Law Section

Developments in Bail Reform

How will bail reform effect courtroom practice and the rights of defendants for due process and equity in Sonoma County? This panel of key stakeholders will cover current local practice, possible changes to local practice, as well as appellate court decisions including, California and U.S. Supreme courts. Discussions will explore bias, a possible split in the circuits, statutes, and referendums.


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Kathleen Guneratne
ACLU of
Northern California
Dale Miller
Law Office of Dale C. Miller
Matt Perry
County of Sonoma
Probation Dept.


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Thistlethwaite, Hon. Jaime
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Jill Ravitch
Sonoma County District Attorney
Hon. Jamie Thistlethwaite
Sonoma County Superior Court
Orchid Vaghti
Law Office of Orchid Vaghti

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019

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

Presenter(s):
Kathleen Guneratne
ACLU of Northern California

Dale Miller
Law Office of Dale C. Miller

Matt Perry
County of Sonoma Probation Department

Jill Ravitch
Sonoma County District Attorney

Hon. Jamie Thistlethwaite
Sonoma County Superior Court

Orchid Vaghti
Law Office of Orchid Vaghti

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 MCLE Credit, Including 0.5 Unit Elimination of Bias and 1.5 Units General Law

Registration Fee: $80 SCBA Members; $95 Public; $65 SCBA Barristers Club Members in their First 5 Years of Practice; $20 Students (ALL Students must provide proof of current enrollment with registration to receive discount)

Student: $20 (The student discount is 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.)

Note: SCBA BARRISTERS CLUB MEMBERS (in their First 5 Years of Practice) MUST REGISTER BY PHONE, FAX, OR USPS MAIL FOR SECTION DISCOUNT

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