General Law

Post Judgment Spousal Support

And Issues that Arise When Parties
Reach Retirement Age

Bertoli, James (Hon.)

Hon. James G. Bertoli, Sonoma County Superior Court

The Honorable James G. Bertoli is currently assigned to the Family Law Division of the Sonoma County Superior Court and has been a member of the Sonoma County bench for 17 years. In addition to general family law cases and LPS conservatorships, Judge Bertoli has sat as the judge handling both civil and criminal domestic violence cases for over eight years. In addition to his duties on the bench, Judge Bertoli has served on the Sonoma County Superior Court Executive Committee, the governing and policy-making body for the court and has served as the supervising judge for the Family Law
Division. A fourth-generation native of Sonoma County, Judge Bertoli was educated at Santa Rosa Junior College and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 1982 from the University of California at Davis. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco in 1985 and began practicing family law and public sector labor law with the Santa Rosa, California law firm of Wotring & Byrne. He then became the managing partner of the law firm of Byrne & Bertoli in 1989 and then formed a solo practice in 1991 which he maintained until his election to the bench in November, 2000.

Lewis, Roger
Roger J. Lewis, Esq., ADR Services, Inc.

After 40 years of traditional family law practice, Mr. Lewis now limits his practice to family law mediation and private dispute resolution. He has conducted numerous mediations and privately adjudicated many family law matters. Mr. Lewis has been certified as a specialist in family law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization since 1995. Mr. Lewis has extensive practice experience in all facets of family law, including business valuation and apportionment, tracing, complicated real estate and property division issues, transmutation, premarital and marital agreements, child and spousal support disputes, post-trial matters, modification of support, and parenting issues. Mr. Lewis has been a frequent lecturer on family law issues throughout California for many years. This has included seminars for Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) and with Garrett Dailey of Attorney’s Briefcase, and multiple presentations to bar groups over the years, including recent presentations concerning family law real estate issues; retirement of the Baby Boomers and resulting spousal support modification; and best practices in alternative dispute resolution.

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Time: Check-In: 2:45 pm; Presentation: 3:00—5:00 pm

Hon. James G. Bertoli, Sonoma County Superior Court
Roger J. Lewis, Esq., ADR Services, Inc.

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.
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MCLE: 2.0 Units Participatory Credit in General Law

Registration Fee: $80–SCBA Members; $95–Public;

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