MCLE Classes & Events

Tuesday, November 19, 2019: Firearms, Ammunition, and the Law

Thursday, November 21, 2019: After the Fire - Helping Homeowners Pursue Construction Defect Claims

EVENT - Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Pro Bono Awards & SCBA General Membership Meeting

Friday, December 6, 2019: Mortgage Financing, Strategies in Divorce

Wednesday, December 11, 2019: Workplace Safety and Related Best HR Practices in the Wake of Mass Violence For Attorneys and their Clients

EVENT - Thursday, December 12, 2019: Holiday Mixer – Honoring SCBA’s Past Presidents

Tuesday, January 7, 2020: Ethical Cannabis Practice

Thursday, January 9, 2020: Cal-OSHA Update

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 : Traversing Cultural Differences in the Legal Profession

Wednesday, January 29, 2020: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

EVENT - Friday, January 31, 2020: Presiding Judge’s Luncheon

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

Thursday, February 20, 2020: The Nuts and Bolts of the Sale of a Business

Friday, February 21, 2020: Legislation “ABCs” and Carve-Outs to Employment After Dynamex and AB5

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Competence Issues

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use and Mental Health Issues Among Attorneys

This Interactive Program Will:
~ Discuss how prevalent substance use and mental health issues are among attorneys.
~ Discuss how substance use and mental health issues impair an attorney’s ability to perform legal services with competence.
~ Describe the signs and symptoms of addiction, depression, anxiety, and stress.
~ Provide information on the Lawyer Assistance Program and other resources.

Abella, Lita
Lita Abella
Senior Program Analyst, Lawyer Assistance Program
The State Bar of California

Lita Abella is a Senior Program Analyst at the State Bar of California. Her role is to conduct outreach and present education programs for the Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP). She recently promoted into this position after working as an investigator for over 5 years in the Office of Chief Trial Counsel where she investigated and assisted in the prosecution of attorneys for misconduct.

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Time: Check-In: 3:45 pm; Presentation: 4:00 – 5:00

Presenter(s): Lita Abella, Senior Program Analyst, Lawyer Assistance Program, The State Bar of California

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 Competence Issues

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public; $45–SCBA Barristers Club Members in their 1st 5 years of practice; $20–Students (Students must provide proof of current enrollment with registration to receive discount)

Barristers will have to register by phone, fax, or USPS Mail to receive Section Discounted price. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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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