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

Family Law

Mission Statement: The purpose of the Family Law Section is to provide a forum for family law mediators, practitioners and court-involved professionals to keep each other informed and educated related to news, issues, projects, and trainings that relate to the practice of family law in Sonoma County, as well as to effectively discover and implement ways to improve the practice of Family Law within our county.

Membership in the Family Law Section of the SCBA includes the ability to:
1. Attend the multitude of educational seminars specific to the practice of family law which are offered each year
2. Participate in the discussions and input (through the FL Steering Committee and Rules Sub-Committee) of local rule amendments
3. Be appraised of changes in court staffing, processes, judicial officer assignments, etc., which effect the Family Law Section
4. Receive notices via email of time sensitive changes or notices that effect the practice of Family Law.


2019 Chair:
2019 Vice-Chair &
Board Representative:
jenna-coffey
Crocker, Kinna P.
Jenna Coffey
Geary, Shea, O’Donnell, Grattan & Mitchell, P.C.
90 South E St., Ste. 300
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
P: (707) 545-1660
F: (707) 545-1876
E: jcoffey@gearylaw.com
Kinna Crocker
Crocker Law
819 Third St., Ste. 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
P: (707) 595-5977
E: crocker@crockerfamilylaw.com

FAMILY LAW SECTION COMMITTEES:

Family Law Steering Committee (FLSC)
Chair: Jenna Coffey
Vice-Chair & Board Representative: Kinna Crocker
Secretary: Johanna Kleppe

Family Law Education Committee
Chair: Catherine Conner
Vice-Chair: Carla Hernandez Castillo
Liaison to Family Law Steering Committee: Shawn Bunyard

FL Mental Health Liaison Committee (MHLC)
Chair: Elizabeth Crenshaw
Liaison to Family Law Steering Committee: Robin Estes

FL Rules & Best Practices Committee
Chair: Laura Dunst
Liaison to Family Law Steering Committee: Sara Baxter

FL Title IV Liaison Committee
Chair: TBD