NEW MCLE Ethics Series Announced

NEW MCLE Ethics Series Announced

The CCCBA MCLE Series Committee has designed a new program for 2016. The goal is to create a program that encourages opportunities for members to engage with different sections and provide MCLE credit for topics that have Bar-wide interest.

  • All sessions take place on Wednesdays, from 5 – 6:30 pm
  • Location: CCCBA 5th Floor Conference Room, Concord
    Approximately 3 panelists per program
  • MCLE credit: 1 hr. legal ethics and 0.25 hr. general
  • Cost Per Program: $15 law students; $25 members; $35 non-members
  • Refreshments will be provided
  • More Info: Contact Anne Wolf at (925) 370-2540 or
  • Register here

August 31: The Ethics of Entrepreneurialism


  • EJ Paje, Entrepreneur
  • Jerome Fishkin, Esq.
  • Matthew Talbot, Esq.

Building a practice from the ground up is challenging. Most attorneys hanging a shingle are juggling a variety of tasks. Don’t get the attention of the state bar while you are setting up shop. Come to our program and get a leg up before you step out.


September 28: The Jenga of Client Relationships:
Red Flags and When you Should Release a Client


  • Suzanne Boucher, Esq.
  • Cary D. McReynolds, Esq.
  • Gregory Harper, Esq.
  • Ericka Portillo, Esq.
  • Rebecca Harris, Esq.

A wise person once said, “The most dangerous person in your case, may be your own client.” Navigating the ethical rules of the attorney-client relationship can be tricky whether getting in or getting out. Identify red flags to avoid future problems and explore avenues for ethically terminating a client relationship.

October 26: Your Practice and the Internet:
Marketing, Social Media and Your Legal Ethics


  • Gretchen Sweet – Findlaw
  • Jeremy Seymour, Esq.
  • John Steele, Esq.

This program will examine internet marketing, social media and your ethical duty.

The Contra Costa County Bar Association certifies that the MCLE activities listed above have been approved for the specific MCLE credit indicated, by the State Bar of California, Provider #393.