Welcome to the 25th Annual MCLE Spectacular.
PROGRAM MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE NOW.
This will be our Silver Anniversary Celebration. The very first SPEC was in 1995 and the very first speaker was the then Honorable James J. Marchiano, a full day package was $95 and yes, we are still at the Walnut Creek Marriott. How time flies!
This Silver Anniversary edition will bring with it some “day of” surprises and a brand-new way to register. We have been working with our data management provider to create an integrated online registration format.
Registration will be Online Only! YES! Finally, you can do it yourself and pay directly by credit card!
No more paper brochures or faxing for you and no more enormous, scary spreadsheets for us! In order to get the Member pricing you will need to login to your CCCBA member profile. Let us know if you need help with your password.
Please have a look at our Online Brochure for program details, speaker information and pricing.
Regular registration is closed, but there is some availability for Walk-in / Same Day registration.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Anne K. Wolf, CCCBA’s Education & Events Director at 925-370-2540 or [email protected]
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Breakfast Kickoff Session – Sponsored by Hanson Bridgett
Justice Mark Simons, First District Court of Appeal, Division 5,
“Scrambled Eggs with a Side of Evidence”
Luncheon Keynote Session – Sponsored by JAMS
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean UC Berkeley School of Law,
“Current Events in Constitutional Law”
Afternoon Plenary Session – Sponsored by Smith.ai
Tirien Steinbach, Chief Program Officer, ACLU Northern California
“Just Belonging: Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession”
A Cocktail Reception
Hosted by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP
Concurrent Morning Breakout Seminars (9:45 am – 11:45 am)
#1 The Supremes Said What? Recent California Supreme Court Decisions Impacting Civil Litigators
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Appellate Section | 2 hours Appellate Specialization MCLE Credit (Approval Pending)
#2 “High” Crimes & Misdemeanors
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Criminal Law and Taxation Sections | 2 hours General MCLE Credit
#3 Love Makes a Family and Representing Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Clients
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Estate Planning & Probate and Litigation Sections | 1 hour Elimination of Bias and 1 hour General MCLE Credit
SESSION SOLD OUT #4 Leaving Your Law Practice and Keeping Your Sanity – How to Create a Successful Transition Plan
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Senior Section | 1 hour Legal Ethics and 1 hour General MCLE Credit
#5 The Wild West of Law Firm Cybersecurity & Privacy: The What, Why, How and Ethics of Protecting Client Data
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Business Law Section | 1 hour Legal Ethics and 1 hour General MCLE Credit
#6 Strategy, Civility, Ethics and Sanity in an Uncivil Time
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Sections | 2 hours Legal Ethics MCLE Credit
Concurrent Afternoon Breakout Seminars (1:45 pm – 3:45 pm)
#7 A Mediation Skills Workshop: Who Wins – The Commercial Landlord or Tenant?
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution and Real Estate Sections | 2 hours General MCLE Credit
#8 Anatomy of an Employment Lawsuit, Part I: Intake and Response
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Employment Law Section | .50 hours Legal Ethics and 1.50 hours General MCLE Credit
#9 IRA Trusts – Current Strategies and Drafting Tips to Reduce Taxes and To Preserve Client Options
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Estate Planning & Probate Section | 2 hours Estate Planning and Probate Specialization MCLE Credit
SESSION SOLD OUT #10 Love in the Silver Years: Special Concerns Arising in Dating, Marriage and Divorce in the 65+ Demographic
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Elder and Family Law Sections | 2 hours Family Law Specialization MCLE Credit
#11 So, You Want to Open Your Own Law Office? The 10,000 Foot Overview
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Solo and Small Firm Section | .50 hours Legal Ethics and 1.50 hours General MCLE Credit
SESSION SOLD OUT #12 Recent Trends in the Food and Wine Industry and Their Legal Implications
Sponsored by CCCBA’s Intellectual Property Section | 2 hours General MCLE Credit
SESSION SOLD OUT #13 The Power of Choice and Reducing Microaggressions
Sponsored by CCCBA’s East County and Women’s Sections | 1 hour Elimination of Bias and 1 hour General MCLE Credit
The Contra Costa County Bar Association certifies that the MCLE activities listed have been approved for the specific MCLE credit indicated, by the State Bar of California, Provider #393.
Thank You to Our Sponsors: