MCLE Classes & Events

Thursday, July 25, 2019 CANCELLED: Developments in Bail Reform

EVENT - Friday, August 2, 2019: The John F. "Jack" DeMeo Day at the Fair

Tuesday, August 13, 2019: Unlawful Detainers

Thursday, August 15, 2019: Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use and Mental Health Issues Among Attorneys

Tuesday, August 20, 2019: The Art and Science of Jury Selection: Civil and Criminal

Monday, August 26, 2019: Who Let the Dogs In? Access Rights for Service Dogs Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title III)

Thursday, August 29, 2019: Habeas Corpus 101

Saturday, September 14, 2019 & Sunday, September 15, 2019: Special Issues in Custody Matters and Representing Minors

Thursday, September 19, 2019: Societal Trends and Legal Changes Brought About by the "#MeToo Movement."

Tuesday, October 1, 2019: Deeds and the Recording Process--Get It Right The First Time

EVENT - October 18, 2019: 2019 Careers of Distinction Awards Dinner

Friday, July 19, 2019 NEW DATE -Friday, December 6, 2019: Mortgage Financing, Strategies in Divorce

Special Issues in Custody Matters and Representing Minors

Discussion Will Include:

~ Minors’ Counsel: Authority for Appointment; Duties, Rights and Qualifications of Counsel; Compensation of Counsel ~ Communicating with Children at Different Stages of Development ~ Presenting the Child’s View ~ Working with Multidiscipline Experts Managing Difficult Conversations ~ Custody and Visitation Issues ~ Recognizing, Evaluating and Understanding Evidence of Child Abuse and Neglect ~ The Effects of Family Violence, Substance Abuse, Child Abuse and Neglect on Children ~ CPS Reports

This program covers all 8 hours of training required by California Rules of Court, Rule 5.242 for continuing minors’ counsel; as well as

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Advanced DissoMaster Training

Go Beyond the Basics and Learn About Using DissoMaster Under the New Tax Act, Phantom Income, Bonus Reports, True-Ups, Tax Matching, Special Situations and other Advanced Topics.

Art Grater, DissoMaster Co-Creator and Consultant

Mr. Grater co-created DissoMaster and numerous other family law calculation tools. He consults for family law attorneys and CPAs on case-related matters and is a frequent presenter to law offices and family law and accounting associations.

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

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

Presenter(s): Art Grater, DissoMaster Co-Creator and Consultant

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222,

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What to Know About the New Tax Law, A Year Later

Please join us for a further discussion from the May 2018 presentation on the new tax law changes. We will review the new proposed regulations from the IRS on Qualified Business Income Deduction (QBID) as well as update everyone on additional guidance on the alimony change that has or has not yet been received from the IRS.

Leslie Dawson, CPA, CVA, ABV, CFF Dawson CPA Firm

Ms. Dawson is a CPA and owner of Dawson CPA Firm. She has been providing litigation support and tax services since 1991 and has worked in the accounting

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