Who Let the Dogs In?

Access Rights for Service Dogs Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title III)

Robert Schwinn National Coordinator for Planned Giving & Legal Administration Canine Companions for Independence Charmaine Stainbrook, Esq. National Director of Planned Giving Canine Companions for Independence

Date: Monday, August 26, 2019

Time: 3:45 pm Check-In; 4:00 – 5:00 pm Presentation

Presenter(s): Robert Schwinn National Coordinator for Planned Giving and Legal Administration Canine Companions for Independence

Charmaine Stainbrook, Esq. National Director of Planned Giving Canine Companions for Independence

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Parking for this seminar

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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.

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

Jill Ravitch Sonoma County District Attorney Hon. Jamie Thistlethwaite Sonoma County Superior Court

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Legal Developments in LGBTQ Employment Discrimination Law

Laws prohibiting sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination have shifted rapidly in recent years. This training will describe the current state of federal and California law protecting LGBTQ workers and workers with HIV/AIDS, and identify practical considerations when advising LGBTQ, especially transgender, clients in these claims.

Lindsay Nako, Esq. Director of Litigation & Training Impact Fund

Ms. Nako has spent her career representing employees in employment discrimination and employee benefits class actions, including cases brought on behalf of employees and job applicants alleging discrimination based on race, nationality, and gender; pension plan participants and beneficiaries arising from

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