MCLE Classes & Events

Friday, March 22, 2019: 2019 Civil Trial Workshop

Friday, March 29, 2019: Real Property Update 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019: The ABCs of Independent Contractors

Wednesday, April 3, 2019: Recent Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct

EVENT: Friday, April 5, 2019: The 20th Annual Rex Sater Award Dinner

Monday, April 29, 2019: Employee Wage Claims - (Berman Hearings)

EVENT: Friday, May 3, 2019: Judges’ Jubilee

Friday, May 17, 2019: The Do’s & Don’ts of Criminal Law

Wednesday, May 22, 2019: Civility Matters VII

Wednesday, May 29, 2019: Legal Challenges Involved with Social Media

Tuesday, June 4, 2019: 2019 Summer CEQA Update

Thursday, June 27, 2019: What Legal Professionals Should Know About Digital Device Forensics

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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