MEET & GREET – Justice Martin Jenkins

Join the Sonoma County Bar Association, the SCBA Judicial Evaluation Committee, and the Sonoma County Bench in welcoming Justice Martin Jenkins! Justice Jenkins will meet with the Bar and offer brief comments at our Meet & Greet Reception in his honor.

Date: Friday, May 10, 2019

Time: 12:15 – 1:30 pm

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. NOTE: 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.

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2019 Civil Trial Workshop

An All-Day Seminar for Those Who Try Civil Cases in Superior Court

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: Check-In: 8:30 am; Presentation: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Place: The Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa. Parking is available behind the Glaser Center in the city parking garage on 7th street.

MCLE: 6.0 Units Participatory MCLE Credit in in General Law

Registration Fee: $295–SCBA Members; $350–Public; $95–Students and SCBA Barristers Club members in their first 5 years of practice (students must provide proof of current enrollment with registration to receive discount)

NOTE: Barristers Club Members need to register via Fax,

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Civil Best Practices in Sonoma County

Discussion Will Include:

* How the court handles CMC’s/OSC’s; Rule of Court requirements * Law and motion practice. * Approaches to summary judgment, including research attorney related and judge related approaches. * Application of Local Rules to trials: what we expect and why * Best practices regarding brief writing * Discovery motions: Meet and confer; unnecessary pleadings * Criteria for approving continuances. * How ex parte requests are handled.

Hon. Rene Chouteau Supervising Civil Court Judge Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma

Kenneth English, Esq. Supervising Research Attorney Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma

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