January 2021 CLE Bulletin and Webcast Replay

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January 2021 CLE Bulletin and Webcast Replay

January 2021 CLE Bulletin

Upcoming Conferences and Events from the Bar Association of San Francisco


The Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section presents

PROPOSITION 19: Advanced Topics What Property Tax Laws it Changed, and What To Do Now

Date  Thursday, January 7, 2021
Program  2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
MCLE  1.5 Hours in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Specialization Law

Speakers

Bradley R. Marsh, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Paul LaMartina, Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh

Topics

  • Transfer of property tax basis AND keep the step up for federal taxes (can it be done? If so, how.)
  • Issues in multigeneration transfers ((grand)parent to child; then parent to child)
  • LLC transfers
  • Step transaction rule
  • Can you trust your assessor to respect prior guidance
  • What do I put in my letter to client about risks of reassessment or losing step up, etc.

Learn more and register


The Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section presents

Annual Bankruptcy Judges Luncheon: Views from the Bench 

Date Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Honorable Charles Novack, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

Honorable M. Elaine Hammond, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

Honorable Hannah L. Blumenstiel, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

 Topics

  • Preview of the Northern District’s adoption of the Nextgen ECF system
  • Evidentiary hearings by videoconference
  • Review of the first year of Subchapter V
  • Trends in case filings and other topics for 2021

Learn more and register


The Legal Malpractice Section presents

Legal Malpractice and Ethics: 2020 in Review

Date Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour in Legal Ethics

Speakers

John Sullivan, Partner, Long & Levit

Matthew S. Kahn, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Topics

  • Ethics issues affecting attorneys’ fees
  • Conflicts and disqualification
  • Arbitration
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Representation of Entities
  • Attorney Discipline
  • Legal Malpractice – Standard of care; Causation

Learn more and register


The Solo and Small Firm Section of the Barristers Club presents

Double Trouble:  Parallel Proceedings Conducted by the DOJ and Other Agencies

Date Tuesday January 12, 2021
Program 2:00-3:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Colleen Kennedy, Affirmative Civil Enforcement Chief, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California

Tom Stout, Principal, The Stout Firm

Jennifer Wang, Director Ethics & Compliance Investigations, Applied Materials

Jennifer Williams, Partner, Summa

Moderator

Ellen London, Partner, Alto Litigation

Topics

  • What are parallel investigations?
  • Will there be a wave of these in light of the PPP, etc.?
  • How will you know if there is a civil and/or criminal investigation?  Making sure you ask the right questions
  • What about other entities? Main Justice, State, local, agencies
  • Responding to requests for information
  • Witness interviews/proffers/depositions/testimony
  • Settlement considerations

Learn more and register


The Cannabis, Alcohol and Regulated Industries Section and Labor and Employment Section of the Barristers Club present

Labor Relations in the Cannabis Industry

Date Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Program 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Jim Araby, Director of Strategic Campaigns, UFCW- Local 5

Dan Berkley, Partner, Fox Rothschild

Ed Blanco, Special Legal Advisor, Agricultural Labor Relations Board

Moderator

Rebecca Stephens, Farella Braun + Martel

Topics

  • Statutory interpretation of MAUCRSA and applicable guidance regarding unionization
  • “Essential work status” of cannabis workers + pandemic related dangers they face
  • Informal employee organization efforts
  • Labor peace agreements

Learn more and register


The Bar Association of San Francisco cordially invites you to attend

2020 Employment Law Updates

Date Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Ben Bien-Kahn, Senior Counsel, Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld

Jeffrey Polsky, Partner, Fox Rothschild

Topics

  • Round-up of 2020 federal cases in disability employment law
  • Round-up of 2020 California cases in disability employment law
  • Changes in law and predictions for 2021

Sponsored by Equality Committee on Disability Rights of the Bar Association of San Francisco

Learn more and register


The Insurance Law Section presents

California Insurance Law Year in Review – 2020

Date Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Gretchen Hoff Varner, Covington & Burling

Sara Thorpe, Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan

Topics

  • Emerging caselaw around coverage for Covid-19-related losses
  • The implications of the California Supreme Court’s allocation decision in Montrose
  • Developments concerning the duty to defend

Learn more and register


The Cannabis, Alcohol and Regulated Industries Section of the Barristers Club presents

Pandemic Food & Beverage Purveyors: Navigating the New Normal

Date Thursday, January 14, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Jordan Reis Cohen, Managing Attorney, Brick & Mortar Legal

Melani Johns, Partner, Strike, Kerr & Johns

Mark Guillaudeu, Beverage Director,Commis/c.d.p

Lindsey Young, Beverage Director, GOZU

Moderator

Adam Pearse, Edgcomb Law Group

Topics

  • New permitting schemes from cities
  • Safety of employees
  • Employment law ramifications
  • Changes to outdoor dining laws in cities

Learn more and register


The Bar Association of San Francisco presents

Five Keys to Mediating with Power

Date Thursday, January 14, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
MCLE 1.5 Hours

Speaker

Robert B. Jacobs, Attorney | Mediator | Arbitrator

Some cases are ready to be settled with very little effort. For others the results hang in the balance. Come hear a seasoned mediator describe how the actions and choices of counsel (and the mediator) both before and during the mediation often make all the difference on whether or not a case settles.

Learn more and register


The Family Law Section presents

Fasten your Seat Belts

Date Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speaker

David J. Cook

Topics

  • Render MSA and judgments more enforcement friendly
  • When you do need judicial overview of enforcement?
  • Core enforcement civil remedies
  • Examination and Subpoenas
  • Examination of employers and down street relationships
  • Fraudulent conveyance, asset protection and trust issues

Learn more and register


The Environmental Law Section presents

Ethics and Environmental Law 2021

Date Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Program 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Amy L. Bomse, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell

Joshua Bloom, Environmental General Counsel

Topics

  • Handling conflicts in complex multi-party environmental cases
  • Representing entities and/or employees in criminal and civil investigations
  • Unique confidentiality issues for environmental attorneys
  • Issues concerning conflict waivers

Learn more and register


The Insurance Practice Section of the Barristers Club presents

Wildfire Insurance Claims 102

Date Wednesday January 20, 2021
Program 2:00-3:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Amy Bach, United Policyholders

Victor Jacobellis , Merlin Law Group

Dan Veroff, Merlin Law Group

Moderator

Mark Dillman, Merlin Law Group

Topics

  • Enforcing key insurance policy provisions following a wildfire
  • Updates in claim handling and the California Insurance Code
  • New and proposed legislation highlights shaping the industry in 2021
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Recap of Property Insurance Basics

Learn more and register


The Litigation Section presents

Trial by Zoom

Date Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour in Legal Ethics

Speakers

Honorable Anne-Christine Massullo, San Francisco Superior Court

Honorable Brad Seligman, Alameda County Superior Court

Zela “Zee” G. Claiborne, Arbitrator and Mediator, JAMS

Claude M. Stern, Quinn Emanuel

Moderator

Ellen Medlin Richmond

 Topics

  • Practical and logistical advice for practitioners headed into virtual trials and arbitrations, including camera positioning and the use of documents and demonstratives
  • Holding the attention of a remote audience
  • Virtual witness handling
  • Reflections on whether and how the pandemic will alter trials and arbitrations for years to come

Learn more and register


The In-House Counsel Section presents

In-House Conference

Date January 21, 2021
Program 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE – More details to be announced soon.

Thank you to our sponsors (as of 1/6/21)

Cooley LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Email events@sfbar.org

For a printable sponsorship form, click here.

Learn more and register


The Legal Ethics Committee presents

Hot Legal Ethics Topics

Date Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Dianne Jackson-McLean, Goldfarb Lipman, Chair of Legal Ethics Committee

Joanna L. Storey, Hinshaw & Culbertson, Secretary of Legal Ethics Committee

Kendra Basner, O’Rielly & Roche , Immediate Past Chair of Legal Ethics Committee

Al Boro, Boro Law Firm

Shawn McCall, Law Office of Shawn McCall

Moderator

Carl Chamberlin, UC Hastings Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, Vice-Chair of Legal Ethics Committee

Topics

  • Sex and Money in the New Rules
  • Access to Justice and Fee-Sharing with Non-Lawyers
  • Mitigating Risk in Virtual Appearances
  • “Joint Representation” in transactional matters

Learn more and register


The Solo and Small Firm Section presents

It IS  Your Business!

Date Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour in Competence Issues

Speaker

Stacey J. Dana, JD, MS, LMFT

Moderator

Mark Punzalan, Chan Punzalan

Topics

  • The prevalence of anxiety, depression, and substance abuse in the legal profession, especially with the ongoing pandemic
  • The impact that unaddressed mental health challenges can have on your firm
  • Signs that an employee is struggling with mental health issues
  • Steps to create a better mental health environment in your firm

Learn more and register


The Bar Association of San Francisco presents

Legal Careers: Everything You Always Wanted to Know – Part 1

Date Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Program 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.
MCLE No MCLE Credits provided

SESSION I: Careers in Labor and Employment Law
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Speakers

Bill Tamayo, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Jen Liu, Managing Partner, The Liu Law Firm, P.C.

Ruth Bond, Renne Public Law Group

Koray J. Bulut, Goodwin

Moderator

Ted Borromeo

Retired Former Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law, McKesson Corporation

SESSION II: Careers in Environmental Law
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Speakers

James R. Arnold, The Arnold Law Practice

Karen Donovan, SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission

John Epperson, Buchalter

Jon-Erik Magnus, Rogers, Joseph O’Donnell

Alison Torbitt, Partner, Nixon Peabody

Justin Zucker, Reuben, Junius & Rose

SESSION III: Careers in Litigation Law
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Moderator

Lauren Kramer, Rogers, Joseph O’Donnell

SESSION IV: Careers in Art Law
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Speakers

Matthew Dedon, Art Law Access

Mei Li, SFMOMA

Lauren Curry, Office of City Attorney

Simon Frankel, Covington & Burling

Moderator

Kimberly Pallen, Withers Bergman

Learn more and register


 The Real Property Section presents

Survey of Significant 2020 Real Estate Cases

Date Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Program 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
MCLE 1.5 Hours

Speakers

Robert Charles Ward, Shartsis Friese

Andrew Wiegel, Wiegel Law Group

Skye D.Y. Langs, Coblenz Patch Duffy & Bass

Moderator

Alex Weyand, Weyand Law Firm, A Professional Corporation

This seminar will cover significant 2020 real estate cases and laws affecting real property owners, sellers, buyers, brokers, borrowers, lenders, contractors and others.

Learn more and register


The Solo and Small Firm Section of the Barristers Club presents

Succession Planning: Considerations in Estate Planning, Employment & Ethics

Date Wednesday January 27, 2021
Program 12:00-1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Bryan Kirk, Director of Financial and Estate Planning, Fiduciary Trust Company International

Adam Koss, KOSS FIRM

Katherine Zarate Dulany, Zarate Dulany Law

Moderator

Lindsey Mignano, Smith Shapourian Mignano

Topics

  • Ownership rules for professional corporations and law firm partnerships (CA Rule 5.4 and CA Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 3.157);
  • Issues with transferring law firm shares or partnership interests into a trust to avoid probate;
  • Whether a retiring “Of Counsel” can be properly classified as an independent contractor under AB5 in California;”
  • Implications for “fee sharing” with retiring “Of Counsel” under Rule 1.5.1; and
  • Competency concerns arising from an untimely death.

Learn more and register


Annual Section Leadership Orientation

Date  Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Networking Platform Opens

Opening Remarks from BASF 2021 President Marvin Anderson and 2021 Officers

5:00 p.m.
2021 Section Chair’s Orientation 5:10 – 6:10 p.m.
“Meet and Mingle with your
Fellow 2021 BASF Leaders”
Networking Reception
6:10 – 7:30 p.m.

Reception is sponsored by:
Daniel N. Furhman, CFP®, Vice President, Wealth Advisor, William Blair

Learn more and register


The Solo and Small Firm Section presents

2021 Solo and Small Firm Annual Conference: Larger than Coronavirus

Date Thursday, January 28, 2021
MCLE Registration 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Program 12:00 –  4:45 p.m.
Reception 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.
MCLE 3 Hours of which 1.5 Hours is in Legal Ethics

BASF’s Solo & Small Firm Section invites you to join us for its 5th Annual Conference, which is a virtual event in light of the various shelter-in-place orders.

This year’s conference will offer several diverse CLE programs covering topics such as law firm management, remote practice tools, legal ethics, employment/HR issues during COVID-19, client diversity and marketing, and litigation funding.

The majority of attorneys in the Bay Area are part of the BASF community, which is a pillar of the legal profession representing individuals and organizations in nearly every imaginable type of legal matter and area of the law.

For full program information and speaker info visit the event page.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
(As of 1/5/2020)

Help ’em Soar Benefactor

Subscribe to their Success

Solo/Small Friend Partner
Burke Family Law
Gluck Daniel
Renaker Hasselman Scott
Seifert Law Firm
Westlaw – Thomson Reuters
Zarate Dulany Law, P.C.
Zahner Legal Support

Learn more and register


The Litigation Section presents

State of the Court Update: COVID-19 Q&A Presentation with San Francisco Court Leadership

Date Friday, January 29, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

Judge Samuel K. Feng, Presiding Judge, San Francisco Superior Court

Judge Anne-Christine Masullo, Assistant Presiding Judge, San Francisco Superior Court

Michael Yuen, Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco Superior Court

Moderator

Rebecca A. Bers, Deputy City Attorney, City and County of San Francisco

Learn more and register


The Arbitration Section presents

Mediation, Settlement Conferences and Negotiation Tactics

Date Wednesday, February 4, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

John Worden, Venable

Mark LeHocky, ADR Services, Inc.

Trial lawyer John Worden and mediator Mark LeHocky — co-chairs of BASF’s ADR/Arbitration Section — will discuss the nuts and bolts of how mediations and settlement conferences work, with particular emphasis on prepping clients and yourselves to improve everyone’s negotiating prospects. This interactive program will explore critical pre-work as well as timing issues, “bottom lines,“ “high-lows,” “night baseball,“ offers of judgment and many other negotiating tools, how they work, as well as what to avoid.

Learn more and register


The Arbitration Section presents

Significant Arbitration Cases in 2020/2021

Date Tuesday, February 9, 2020
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Speakers

James R. Madison, Arbitrator, Mediator, Referee, Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators

Paul Dubow, Arbitrator & Mediator, Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators

Learn more and register


The Bar Association of San Francisco presents

Legal Careers: Everything You Always Wanted to Know – Part 2

Date   Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Event  4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

SESSION I: Careers in Appellate Law
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Speakers

Paul Katz, Katz Appellate Law

David de Jesus, Reed Smith

Leah Spero, Spero Law Office

Moderator

Anne Voigts, King & Spalding

Learn more and register


The Barristers Club Racial Justice Initiative and Solo and Small Firm Section along with The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California present

Women & Minority Owned Law Firms: Addressing Intersectionality in Law Practice and Ownership of Law Firms

Date Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Program 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour in Recognition and Elimination of Bias

Speakers

Natasha Allen, Allen & Hatcher

Ann Cun, Accel Visa Attorneys

Aravinda Sheshadri, Venturous Counsel

Nnena Ukuku, Venture Gained Legal

Moderator

Lindsey Mignano, Smith Shapourian Mignano

Topics

  • Dealing with implicit gender and racial bias from clients, opposing counsel, referral sources, etc.;
  • How women- and minority-owned law firms can commit to increasing visibility of racial and gender discrimination in 2021; and
  • The role small firms, especially those owned by women and minorities, can play in recruiting, hiring, and advancing the potential of intersectional individuals in law in the future.

Learn more and register


The Labor & Employment Law Section presents

Annual Labor and Employment Conference – 2021

Date February 25-26, 2021
MCLE TBA

February 25: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Panel:  Legislative and Compliance Priorities of the Biden Administration 

Speakers

Jenny Yang, Senior Fellow in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute

Sharon Block, Executive Director of the Labor & Worklife Program and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School

February 26: 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Panels and Networking

Thank you to our Sponsors (as of 1/5/21)

SILVER
Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP

BRONZE
Daniel N. Furhman, CFP®, Vice President, Wealth Advisor, William Blair

 Learn more and register


Presented by the Probate Litigation Subcommittee of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section

Now What? Enforcement and Collection of a Surcharge Order

Date Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Program 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Specialization Law

Speakers

Scott A. Fraser, Crist, Biorn, Shepherd & Roskoph

Ryan D. Cunningham, Hopkins & Carley, A Law Corporation

Topics

  • Enforcement of Fiduciary Surcharge in Probate
  • Specific Enforcement Procedures for Trusts and Estates
  • When a Surcharge Order is Non-Dischargeable in Bankruptcy as a “Defalcation of Trust” and Key Procedural Issues

Learn more and register


Bay Area Mediation Services presents

Arbitrator Certificate Training

Date Saturdays
March 13, 20 and 27, 2021
Program 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.
MCLE 20 Hours, including 2 hours of Legal Ethics

Learn

  • The solid legal basis for your broad arbitral powers and immunity from liability
  • How to handle and rule on procedural and pre-hearing issues, including unwilling parties, disputed discovery, and issuing subpoenas
  • How to manage the formal hearings, including how to effectively handle belligerent participants and evidentiary challenges
  • The essential elements of writing binding awards settling all issues, including different award formats
  • How to maintain ongoing jurisdiction where necessary
  • The many opportunities to gain real world experience as an arbitrator

Faculty

Ron Kelly is one of the principal architects of California ADR law. Mr. Kelly has trained thousands of lawyers, judges, government officials, and business professionals on four continents, and his training materials are licensed and used around the world in numerous languages. Judges in every superior court in the Bay Area have chosen to enroll in his trainings.

Learn more and register


The Bar Association of San Francisco presents

Legal Careers: Everything You Always Wanted to Know – Part 3

Date   Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Event  4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

SESSION I: Careers in Family Law
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Moderator

Emily Levitan, Emley Family Law 

SESSION II: Careers in Cybersecurity & Privacy Law
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Speakers

Abbey Barrera, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Jennifer Lynch, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Eve-Lynn Rapp, Edelson

Michael Rubin, Latham & Watkins

SESSION III: Careers in Solo & Small Firm Law Practice
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Speakers

Kirsten Scott, Renaker Hasselman Scott

Mark Seifert, Seifert Law Firm

Moderator

Peter Roldan, Emergent

Learn more and register


Stay Connected – January 2021 

Upcoming Mixers and Networking Events from the Bar Association of San Francisco


The In-House Counsel Section presents

In-House Section Mixer

Date  Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Event  5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

FREE for BASF In-House Section Members and JDC Volunteers from In-House Departments

For more information and RSVP (required) email events@sfbar.org 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR

Venable LLP

Register


Solo & Small Firm Section Roundtable Discussions

Monday, January 11, 2021

Monday, January 18, 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021

Monday, March 8, 2021

Monday, March 22, 2021


Appellate Law Section Roundtable Discussions

Monday, February 1, 2021 (Q&A with Justice Jackson)

Monday, March 1, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021 (Q&A with Associate Justice Tracie L. Brown)

Monday, June 7, 2020

Monday, August 2, 2020

Monday, October 4, 2020

Monday, December 6, 2020


Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Roundtable Discussions


January 2021 Webcast Replay 

Upcoming Online Learning Opportunites from the Bar Association of San Francisco

Labor and Employment Bundle
MCLE: Up to 4 Hours

Programs

  • Discovery and the Data Revolution
  • Employment in the Time of Coronavirus: Addressing Key Employment Law Questions for Employers and Workers During—and After—Shelter-In-Place
  • “Return to Work” Discrimination Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Workers’ Compensation: Basics for Small Businesses

Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Bundle
MCLE: Up to 4 Hours of which 1 Hour is in Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Specialization

Programs

  • Caregivers: The Essential Worker – Protect the Elder Before, During, and After Services are Rendered
  • A Trustee’s Tale: What Corporate Fiduciaries Wish Drafting Attorneys Would Consider and Discuss with Their Clients
  • Annual Luncheon to Honor the San Francisco Probate Court – 2020
  • Unpacking the Election Results: A Review of the New President’s Tax Plan, and the Status of Proposals in California to Impose a Wealth Tax, Increase Income Taxes and Overhaul Proposition 13

Appellate Bundle
MCLE: Up to 4.5 Hours of which 3.5 Hours is in Appellate Specialization

Programs

  • The Impact of Justice John Paul Stevens (C-SPAN Spotlight)
  • COVID and the Constitution: Renowned constitutional law experts will discuss issues involving constitutional law and the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Supreme Court’s LGBTQ Discrimination Decisions, Hot off the Press
  • State of the Appellate Courts: Latest updates from the California Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and California Supreme Court on the “new normal”

2020 Paralegal Conference: Ethics & Wellness
MCLE: Up to 5 Hours of which 4 Hours is in Legal Ethics

Programs

  • California Rules of Professional Conduct and Ethical Implications During the Pandemic
  • Mind Your Ethics and Make Your Best Record
  • Ethics in Everyday Practice
  • The Ethical Retrieval of Records
  • From Frazzled to Focused

Real Property Bundle
MCLE: Up to 5 Hours

Programs

  • New and Proposed COVID-19 Tenant Protections
  • Hot Topics for the Real Estate and Small Firm Practitioner: Rent Ordinance Amendments, AB 1482, Entity Structure, and AB 5
  • State of the Real Property Courts: Judge Haines and Olga Grecova of San Francisco Real Property Q&A Presentation in the Era of COVID-19
  • Real Estate Brokerage During These Extraordinary Times

Cannabis Bundle

MCLE: Up to 4 Hours

Programs

  • The Intersection of CEQA & the Cannabis Industry How the California Environmental Quality Act Can Mitigate the Environmental Impacts of Legal Cannabis in California
  • Advising California Cannabis Companies: History of Cannabis Regulations and Current State of Industry in 2020
  • What Could Go Wrong? Navigating the New Ethics Guidelines for Advising Cannabis Clients
  • Cannabis Harvest Contracts: Best Practices and What to Watch Out For

Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Bundle
MCLE: Up to 4 Hours of which 2 are in Bankruptcy Specialization

Programs

  • How Did We Get Here? Mass Torts and Bankruptcy
  • Walks, Talks, and Smells Like Fraud: Ponzi Schemes in Bankruptcy
  • Recent Developments in Business Bankruptcy – 2020

Tax Bundle
MCLE: Up to 4 Hours

Programs

  • Beware the BOE-100-B Filing Requirement
  • Navigating the Tax Implications of COVID-19: A review of the CARES Act and other taxpayer relief announced by the IRS
  • COVID-19 Tax Relief: What Every Business Owner Should Know
  • Mobilizing Charitable Funds When Disaster Strikes: Federal Tax Law Issues

Family Law Bundle
MCLE: Up to 4 Hours

Programs

  • QDROs in Volatile Markets
  • Virtual Hearings: Making It Real
  • Navigating a Complex Divorce: Financial Planning with Complicated Assets
  • Consensual Dispute Resolution in Family Law Matters: Mediation, Collaborative Divorce, & Private Judging

Environmental Law Bundle
MCLE: Up to 4 Hours

Programs

  • Environmental Crisis Management & Incident Response
  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Impacts in CEQA & NEPA Environmental Review: Recent developments and a look ahead
  • The Supreme Court’s County of Maui Decision: What It Means and What’s Next
  • What Environmental Attorneys Should Know About Bankruptcy Law

All information accurate as of the publication date. 

Prices increase $10 the day of an in-person CLE seminar

For more information, and to register for an event, visit the events calendar.