MCLE Classes & Events

CANCELLED - Tuesday, July 24, 2018: How to Counsel Your Client on Avoiding Embezzlement

Wednesday, July 25, 2018: Protecting and Collecting Your Fees

EVENT: Friday, August 3, 2018: The John F. "Jack" DeMeo Day at the Fair

Thursday, August 9, 2018: Stress and Depression in the Legal Profession

Thursday, August 16, 2018: How to Avoid Landmines in Buy-Sell Agreements: A Business Valuation Expert's Perspective

Friday, August 24, 2018: 9th ANNUAL SCBA PICNIC

Friday, September 7, 2018: Transgender Employment Issues

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, September 9, 2018: Special Issues in Custody Matters and Representing Minors

Thursday, September 13, 2018: Business Entity Options and Certifications

Thursday, September 20, 2018: The Right to Repair Act and Wildfire Reconstruction

Monday, September 24, 2018: State Laws Regulating Workplace Investigations: When, Who, How and Why?

Thursday, September 27, 2018: Immigration/Employment Crossover Issues

Wednesday, October 3, 2018: Updates from the Labor Commissioners Office

Friday, October 19, 2018: 2018 Careers of Distinction Awards Dinner

General Law

The Right to Repair Act and Wildfire Reconstruction

In January 2018, the California Supreme Court held that SB 800 is a homeowner’s exclusive remedy to resolve claimed construction defects. James Beyers, who represents contractors, and David Berry, who represents homeowners, will provide a roadmap to construction dispute resolution.

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David W. Berry, Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, P.C.

Mr. Berry is an accomplished trial lawyer whose practice is largely focused on resolving construction defect, real estate, business, elder abuse, trust, and probate disputes. He has spent many years representing homeowners and commercial building owners resolve construction defect claims. Known for his approachable manner and tireless devotion to the success of his clients, he obsesses with distilling complex disputes into simple themes. He is a long-time shareholder at
Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, LLP.

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James L. Beyers, Beyers Costin Simon

Mr. Beyers has been a partner at Beyers Costin Simon since 1975. Well known for his expertise in real estate, land use and regulatory law, he has represented numerous commercial and residential developers, contractors and property owners throughout Northern California. His work includes property acquisitions, financing, construction and environmental compliance. With over four decades of experience, Mr. Beyers brings a high degree of pragmatism, creativity, and problem solving in representing his clients’ interests.

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018

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

Presenter(s):
David W. Berry, Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, P.C.
James L. Beyers, Beyers Costin Simon

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law

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.

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public;

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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General Law

Business Entity Options and Certifications

Statutory “Options”

~ Close Corporation
~ Benefit Corporation

Certification “Accessories”

~ B Corps
~ Small Business Association
~ Green Business
~ Women-Owned
~ Minority-Owned
~ Veteran-Owned

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Kathryn Andrews
Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP

Ms. Andrews is a corporate transactional attorney at CMPR. Her practice focuses on representing privately held businesses in a variety of industries through all stages of growth with a positive and pragmatic approach. Ms. Andrews has a wealth of experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, both domestic and international.

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

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

Presenter(s): Kathryn Andrews, Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law

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.

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public;

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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Family Law Specialization

Special Issues in Custody Matters and Representing Minors

This program covers all 8 hours of training required by California Rules of Court, Rule 5.242 for Continuing minors’ counsel; as well as the required 12 hours of training for new minors’ counsel!

Topics of Discussion:

~ Authority for Appointment; Duties, Rights and Qualifications of Counsel; Compensation of Counsel
~ Developing Rapport with Children
~ Interviewing for Abuse and How that Applies to Minors’ Counsel Interviewing and Work
~ Consideration of Children’s Wishes
~ Child’s Participation in Proceedings
~ Preparing Children for Family Court Services or Judicial Interview
~ Child Custody and Visitation Issues
~ Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
~ CPS Reports

Dates & Times:
Day One
Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:30 am Check-In; 9:00—4:30 pm Presentation

Day Two
Sunday, September 9, 2018
8:30 am Check-In; 9:00 am—4:30 pm Presentation

Presenter(s): Speakers To Be Announced

MCLE: 12.0 Units Participatory MCLE Credit in General Law and 12.0 Units Legal Specialization Credit in Family Law

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

Registration Fee: $295—SCBA Members | $350—Public | $195—SCBA Barristers Club Members in first 5 years of practice

Student: $95 (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.)

Click Here to Register NOTE: BARRISTERS CLUB MEMBERS PRICE (in first 5 years of practice) is not available by on line registration. Please call or fax in your RSVP for discounted price.

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