MCLE Classes & Events

Friday, November 16, 2018: Fiduciary Income Tax Returns 101

Thursday, November 29, 2018: Introduction to Easement Law

Friday, November 30, 2018: Survivors as Advocates: Disaster Impacts on Legal Professionals

Monday, December 3, 2018: Legislative Updates in Labor & Employment for 2019

Wednesday, December 5, 2018: Real Property and Trusts & Estates Crossover Issues

Tuesday, December 11, 2018: 2018 Winter CEQA Update

Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Cannabis Licensing and Regulatory Compliance

MIXER - Thursday, December 13, 2018: SCBA's Annual Holiday Mixer to Honor Our Past Presidents!

Friday, January 4, 2019: Judicial Independence

Monday, January 7, 2019: IOLTA Accounts

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

Tuesday, January 22, 2019: Ethical Duties and Electronically Stored Information

Thursday, January 31, 2019: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

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

Ethics

IOLTA Accounts

Client Trust Accounting

This Program will Cover the Following Topics:

~ The Importance of Client Accounting ~ The Rules: California Rule of Professional Conduct 4-100 ~ Key Concepts in Client Trust Accounting ~ Opening a Client Trust Bank Account ~ Depositing Money Into Client Trust Bank Accounts ~ Paying Money Out of Client Trust Bank Accounts ~ Record-keeping ~ Reconciliation


Schopp, Margaret
Margaret Schopp, CPA
Schopp & Co., An Accountancy Corporation

Ms. Schopp has been a CPA for over 20 years. While she started her career in public accounting, she quickly moved into the corporate world, holding positions at Deloitte, WildBrain (animation studio) and THX. This “real world” experience gives Ms. Schopp a unique perspective when working with her clients. She has also shared her experience with entrepreneurs via a 14-Week Business Class at the Renaissance Center.

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019

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

Presenter(s): Margaret Schopp, CPA
Schopp & Co., An Accountancy Corporation

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 Legal Ethics Credit

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

Judicial Independence


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Ebrahimi, Arrian
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Pozzi, Kathleen
Moderated by:
Gregory Spaulding,
Spaulding McCullough & Tansil
Arrian Ebrahimi,
Judicial Independence Advocate
St. Edward’s University ’22
Hon. Gary Nadler,
Presiding Judge
Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma
Kathleen Pozzi,
Public Defender
Sonoma County Public Defender’s Office

Date: Friday, January 4, 2019

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

Presenter(s):
Moderated by: Gregory Spaulding
Spaulding McCullough & Tansil

Arrian Ebrahimi, Judicial Independence Advocate
St. Edward’s University ’22

Hon. Gary Nadler, Presiding Judge
Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma

Kathleen Pozzi, Public Defender
Sonoma County Public Defender’s Office

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

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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Competence Issues

Survivors as Advocates:

Disaster Impacts on Legal Professionals

Survivors of disasters are the best suited to deliver services in the local disaster area, however, they are at risk for secondary traumatic stress due to their own exposure and being with their clients’ reactions.

This Training Will Cover:
~ Disaster Impacts: Collective and Individual
~ Disaster Impacts on the Legal/Mental Health Systems
~ Signs and Symptoms of Secondary Traumatic Stress
~ Tools for Mitigating Risk: Building Resiliency
~ Resources for the Advocates and Their Clients.

Wheelwright, Wendy
Wendy Wheelwright, Project Manager, California HOPE

Wendy Wheelwright has been a skilled clinician within Community Mental Health for the past 20 years. She is currently the Project Manager for California HOPE, a FEMA-funded program to support the emotional recovery of disaster survivors. Additionally, she serves as the Quality Improvement Manager for Sonoma County Behavioral Health Division, overseeing system level policy and process improvements. Previously, she served as the Workforce Education and Training Coordinator, facilitating staff development, credentialing, and clinical fidelity of specialty programs. Prior to assuming her role at Sonoma County, she worked with Progress Foundation overseeing the start-up, day-to-day operation, and expansion of the Crisis Residential Unit from a single 6-bed program to multiple 10-12 bed programs. Wendy also has extensive experience as a Forensic Therapist, working with mandated treatment programs, Probation, CPS, and Victim Assistance. She maintains a small private practice in Santa Rosa, specializing in Trauma-Based Disorders. Wendy has a strong passion for teaching and currently holds a faculty position with the University of San Francisco, teaching in the Masters in Counseling program on weekends and evenings.

Date: Friday, November 30, 2018

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

Presenter(s): Wendy Wheelwright, Project Manager, California HOPE

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;
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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