MCLE Classes & Events

The SCBA Office will be closed on February 17, 2020 (President's Day).

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NEW DATE: Friday, January 24: Prevention: What You Need to Know About California’s New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
In The Wake of the “Me Too” Movement

Tuesday, January 28: Elimination of Bias: Traversing Cultural Differences in the Legal Profession

Wednesday, January 29: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

EVENT - Friday, January 31: Presiding Judge’s Luncheon

Monday, February 3: 2020 New Laws and Forms for Civil, Family, and Probate

Wednesday, February 5: Rules of Civil Procedure – Subpoenas

Thursday, February 20: The Nuts and Bolts of the Sale of a Business

Friday, February 21: Legislation “ABCs” and Carve-Outs to Employment After Dynamex and AB5

Tuesday, March 10, 2020: NIGHT At The MUSEUM Tour and Mixer

NEW DATE: Tuesday, March 24: Cal-OSHA Update

MONDAY, APRIL 6: Applications for the 2020-2021 Civil Grand Jury are Due

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2020 MCLE Deadline Blitz!

Urgent: The Deadline for GROUP 3 (N-Z) is February 3, 2020. Finish Your 25 Hours of Continuing Legal Education with SCBA! California MCLE Requirements: 25 Total Hours Continuing Legal Education Credits Every 3 Years, Including: 4 Credit Hours of Legal Ethics, 1 Credit Hour of Competence Issues, and 1 Credit Hour of Elimination of Bias

NOTE: Section Discounts are only available by Phone, Fax, USPS Mail, or In-Person. We apologize for inconveniences caused.

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Utilizing Paralegals in the Practice of Law

Legal Ethics for Attorneys (and Paralegals)

Discussion will cover examples of questionable ethical actions involving confidentiality and privilege; contact with a represented client; holding an administrative hearing in the absence of counsel; medical record access in client files; various violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct; and a review of the California Supreme Court decision in Dynamex and AB 5, which codified that decision as statute and its ethical implications for attorneys and paralegals.

Gregory “Shafiq” Spanos, Paralegal, Fiumara & Milligan Law, PC

With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and after

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Ethical Cannabis Practice

Legal Ethics for California Attorneys

This presentation will discuss the ethical legal concerns facing cannabis lawyers in 2020. The cannabis industry is unique in that it still is Federally illegal. However, the majority of states have embraced some form of commercial cannabis. How do lawyers navigate this industry? Mr. Figueroa will be providing inside tips from decades of experience.

Omar Figueroa, Law Offices of Omar Figueroa

A pioneering cannabis lawyer with more than two decades of experience providing legal counsel and representation to members of California’s cannabis industry, Mr. Figueroa is an expert in California cannabis

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