Events

16th Annual Summer Soirée Honoring the Judicial Officers Serving Sonoma County

SCBA Invites you to Join Us in Honoring the Judicial Officers Serving Sonoma County:

2018-06-29 Summer Soiree CORRECTED

Date: Friday, June 29, 2018,

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Place: Vintners Inn (John Ash & Co) | 4350 Barnes Road, Just South of River Road

Registration Fee: $70 per person | Spouses and Significant Others Welcome

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Click Here to Download the Soirée Sponsorship Flyer

A Special Thanks to our Sponsors!

Supreme Sponsors- $1,100
Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, P.C.
Geary, Shea, O’Donnell, Grattan & Mitchell, P.C.
Hansen & Miller Law Firm
O’Brien & Associates
SCBA Family Law Section
Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP

Appellate Sponsors- $850
Beyers Costin Simon
Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross
Clement, Fitzpatrick & Kenworthy
SCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
SCBA Civil Bench Bar Section

Superior Sponsors- $600
Anderson Zeigler, A Professional Corporation
Arbitration and Mediation Center
Carleton L. Briggs Esq.; Robert A. Nellessen Esq.
Dunst Law Offices
JAMS
Kornblum, Cochran, Erickson & Harbison, LLP
Law Offices of Freeman & Freeman
Mitchell & Mitchell Insurance Agency, Inc.
SCBA Bankruptcy Section
SCBA Labor & Employment Section
SCBA Real Property Section
Tavis & Bunyard
Terre Family Law

Advocate Sponsors- $300
Bluestone Zunino & Hamilton, LLP
Frank S. Briceno, Attorney
Conner, Lawrence & Rodney, Olhiser & Barrett, LLP
Emerick Law Offices
Exchange Bank
Ferchland Law Office
Friedemann Goldberg LLP
Law Office of Gina R. Klump
Law Office of James F. DeMartini
Law Office of Walter Rubenstein
Law Offices of Ann L. Larson
Law Offices of Evan E. Zelig, P.C.
Johnston | Thomas
Mike Tunick Legal Videography
Robert A. Montgomery
O’Brien Watters & Davis, LLP
Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz
Phoenix Legal Service
Professional Fiduciary Association of California, Sonoma County Chapter
Redwood Empire Association of Paralegals (REAP)
Redwood Litigation Services
SCBA Barristers Club
SCBA Trusts & Estates Section
Shapiro, Galvin, Shapiro & Moran
Vintage Reporting

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

General Law

How to Avoid Landmines in Buy-Sell Agreements: A Business Valuation Expert’s Perspective

Essential for attorneys that work with buy-sell agreements (BSA’s), this workshop identifies common problems with valuation provisions and recommends practical solutions that attorneys can use to prepare precise and unambiguous agreements that, when triggered, will function as intended and be fair to all concerned, affordable and trouble-free.

Participants Will Learn:
~ Valuation concepts, standards, terminology, and discounts
~ Attorneys’ use of various BSA provisions (from a study of 20 agreements selected at random)
~ Pros and cons of the 3 primary approaches to pricing shares for buy-sell
~ Common BSA problems, illustrated through 9 case studies
~ Recommended solutions

Statz, Al
Al Statz, ASA, CBA
Exit Strategies Group, Inc.

Mr. Statz is President of Exit Strategies Group, Inc., a mid-size business valuation and M&A brokerage firm with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento area and Orange County. Founded by Al in 2002, Exit Strategies appraises $1-50 million revenue closely-held businesses and fractional interests for buy-sell, management buyout, ESOP, estate and gift tax, dissolution proceedings, succession planning and other uses. Mr. Statz holds an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) credential from the American Society of Appraisers and is a Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) through the Institute of Business Appraisers. He is also a Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) through M&A Source. Al advises clients on business sales and recapitalizations and serves on the board of the California Association of Business Brokers.

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018

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

Presenter(s):
Al Statz, ASA, CBA, Exit Strategies Group, 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: 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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Competence Issues

Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in the Legal Profession

~ Recognizing Depression in Your Colleagues and Yourself
~ Signs and Symptoms You May Not be Aware Of
~ Why Lawyers?
~ Consequences and What to Do

Questions and topics you’d like covered may be emailed to Dr. Pierce at drpierce@barrygpiercemd.net

Pierce, Dr. Barry G.
Barry G. Pierce, M.D.

Dr. Pierce is a psychiatrist in private practice in Santa Rosa, California. He blends 25 years of psychotherapy training and experience into an eclectic style of therapy for people who are anxious or depressed, or who want to grow in their personal and professional lives. He has trained and supervised therapists who have established successful practices. Dr. Pierce is a leading ex-pert in consultation and education in the basic science and use of medications affecting moods, anxiety, and thinking. He regularly provides educational presentations to primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other psychology professionals and currently serves as consultant, educational speaker and clinical investigator for several pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Pierce is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and of the American Academy of Pain Management. He is one of a small number of psychiatrists receiving Board Certification in Administrative Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association, and one of a very small number of psychiatrists to be certified as a Master Psychopharmacol-ogist by the Neuroscience Education Institute. Dr. Pierce is certified by the American Board of Forensic Examiners and frequently provides expert witness court testimony. He has been the invited Grand Rounds presenter at many San Francisco area hospitals.

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

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

Presenter(s): Barry G. Pierce, M.D.

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in Competence Issues

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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