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

Deeds and the Recording Process–Get It Right The First Time

This workshop will include an overview of deed types, Recorder functions and basics, fees, forms including preliminary change of ownership, searching records, online pur-chase of documents, e-recording, best practice and common errors.

Anne Dennis Attorney at Law Law Office of Anne N. Dennis

Anne N. Dennis has been a resident of Sonoma County since 1977. She is a graduate of Sonoma State University and Empire College School of Law, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was class valedictorian. Ms. Dennis has been a practicing attorney for 25 years and a licensed real estate broker for 18 years.

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Societal Trends and Legal Changes Brought About by the “#MeToo Movement.”

Desiree O. Cox Attorney at Law

Ms. Cox is a 35-year trial attorney specializing in sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and sexual assault cases. Her background includes representing both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts. She has handled cases before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Cox is committed to obtaining monetary damages and personal vindication for victims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace and victims of childhood molestation, rape and other sexual assaults by family members, acquaintances, or strangers. She graduated from Hastings College of Law in

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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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