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.

Kathleen Guneratne 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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Mortgage Financing, Strategies in Divorce

Discussion Will Cover: ~ Key updates to divorce mortgage lending guidelines ~ Importance of timing in divorce financing (pre vs post settlement) ~ Common roadblocks to successful financing ~ In-depth strategies for ensuring loan approvals ~ Case Studies and MSA Language

Jason Crowley, CFA, CFP, CDFA Co-Founder & Advisor Divorce Mortgage Advisors

Jason Crowley is a divorce financial strategist, personal finance expert, and entrepreneur. Mr. Crowley is managing partner of Divorce Capital Planning, founder of Survive Divorce, and co-founder of Divorce Mortgage Advisors.

A nationally recognized expert in divorce financial planning, Mr. Crowley has

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Confidential HIPAA Protections in Discovery and Trial

Since its passage in 2003, HIPAA has been a familiar legal protection over medical records when litigating both criminal and civil actions. But are we working with the law appropriately? What other laws apply to privacy over medical records? Have you been stymied in trying to get the information you need? Bring your questions and experiences for this discussion.

Samantha Pungprakearti Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP

Samantha Pungprakearti (“Poong-pre-ket”) is a litigation attorney focusing on employment law and business disputes. Ms. Pungprakearti is a vigorous advocate in and out of Court with extensive experience in all phases

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