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

MICHAEL F. O’DONNELL CIVILITY AWARD

The Sonoma County Bar Association (SCBA) invites its members to submit nominations for a member deserving of the Michael F. O’Donnell Civility Award. The Award is intended to honor an attorney who has demonstrated the following characteristics of civility in the practice of law in the past year:

• Showing respect for the courts and court personnel, as well as adversaries.
• Exhibiting professionalism in dealings with clients and adversaries.
• Acting with integrity in the presentation of factual and legal positions.
• Honoring their role as officer of the court.
• Behaving in a courteous manner in all endeavors.
• Accommodating others in a reasonable manner.
• Acting in good faith in dealings with others.
• Discouraging conduct that demeans, hampers or obstructs our system of justice.

O’Donnell Civility Award Recipients:

2016 – John “Jack” F. DeMeo
2017 – Michael D. Senneff
2018 – Thomas R. Kenney Jr.