MCLE Classes & Events

Compliance Group 1 (A-G) DEADLINE: 2-1-19

The January Blitz!!: MCLE Live Programs Blitz

Thursday, January 17, 2019: Elimination of Bias in the Workplace - 2.0 Units Elimination of Bias

Tuesday, January 22, 2019: Ethical Duties and Electronically Stored Information - 1.0 Unit Legal Ethics

EVENT - Monday, January 28, 2019: 13th Annual Presiding Judge's Luncheon

Tuesday, January 29, 2019: Under Pressure: Attorneys Dealing with Stress - 1.5 Units Competence

Thursday, January 31, 2019: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law - 1.0 Unit Elimination of Bias

Tuesday, February 5, 2019: What to Know About the New Tax Law, A Year Later

Wednesday, February 6, 2019: Representing an Undocumented Person

Friday, February 15, 2019: Do’s and Don’ts of Civil Motion Practice

Thursday, February 21, 2019: Basic Fee Arbitration Training

Friday, February 22, 2019: SCWiL & SCBA's Barristers - Building Your Law Practice

Monday, February 25, 2019: New Laws and Forms in the Civil Department for 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019: A Matter of Trust: The Challenges of Mediating Inheritance Disputes

Friday, March 1, 2019: 2019 Family Law Judicial Officers’ Luncheon

Monday, March 4, 2019: Advanced DissoMaster Training

NEW DATE: March 5, 2019 from 10-30-18: The Prudent Investor Rule: Investing for Continuing Trusts

Monday, March 11, 2019: Legal Developments in LGBTQ Employment Discrimination Law

Friday, March 15, 2019: Mandatory Arbitration Clauses After Epic Systems v. Lewis

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 - NEW DATE: Friday, April 5, 2019: The 20th Annual Rex Sater Award Dinner

Alternate Dispute Resolution Section

A Matter of Trust: The Challenges of Mediating Inheritance Disputes

It is not just the intensity of emotions that challenges the mediator in inheritance disputes. Challenges arise also from the range of interests that need to be considered, including some that might not be represented at the mediation, trying to clarify what the real issues and sources of dispute are, meeting (or ignoring) Probate Code and tax code strictures, and ethical dilemmas posed by attorney-client and multi-party tensions. By discussing these and other challenges, the speaker will also be eliciting ideas for overcoming them, before, during, and after the mediation session.

Collier, Richard
Richard Collier
Cooper, White & Cooper
San Francisco

Mr. Collier has a litigation and ADR practice with Cooper, White & Cooper LLP. His litigation practice focuses on trust and probate disputes in which he has represented beneficiaries and trustees, both individual and corporate, in breach of fiduciary duty, surcharge, and prohibited transferee actions, and actions to interpret or modify trust instruments. He trained as a mediator in 1993 and has mediated over 400 disputes covering a wide range of subjects, number of parties, and dollar amounts, including numerous inheritance disputes. He is a Past President of the Mediation Society and, with Dana Curtis, chaired the BASF Mediation Committee for many years. He serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association and as a mediator and neutral evaluator for the Northern District of California United States District Court’s ADR Program. Before practicing law, Mr. Collier taught in the English Department at UC Berkeley, where he received the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time: Check-In: 11:45 am; Presentation: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Presenter(s): Richard Collier, Cooper, White & Cooper, San Francisco

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

Parking for this seminar is ONLY available in the Public Parking Garage at 555 First Street.
Do not park in the parking lot at 111 Santa Rosa Avenue.

MCLE:
1.0 Unit Participatory MCLE Credit in General Law and
1.0 Unit Participatory Specialization Credit in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public; $50–SCBA ADR Section and SCBA T&E Section Members
(NOTE: Section Members Discount only available via Phone, Fax, In-Person, or USPS Mail)
Student: $20 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by downloading the registration form and submitting it with proof of current enrollment to the SCBA Offices. For more information on becoming a member of SCBA, please contact Susan Demers at (707) 542-1190 ext. 18.)

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