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  • 10/20/2019 6:04 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    California Courts Newsroom

    October 7, 2019


    A Year in Review: the California Supreme Court 

    A look back at highlights of the court's 2018-2019 year



    https://newsroom.courts.ca.gov/news/a-year-in-review-the-california-supreme-court



  • 10/20/2019 6:02 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 12, 2019


    The call for greater individual control over personal data and increased privacy protections has been getting louder in recent years. The GDPR has already made considerable impacts in Europe and, on January 1, 2020, California’s own consumer privacy act, the CCPA, will take effect. How this greater focus on privacy will interact with existing antitrust regulations is still an open question, but at the California Lawyers Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting, On the Road host Jeewon Kim Serrato sits down with Jose Lopez from Samsung Next, Njeri Mutura from Microsoft, and Alisa Hall from eBay to discuss how this new legislation and this larger cultural shift will likely affect both incumbent players and new entrants alike, and what new considerations counsel should be thinking about when providing guidance.


    Jose Lopez is the senior director of M&A legal at Samsung Next.


    Njeri Mutura is a senior corporate attorney at Microsoft.


    Alisa Hall is the director of privacy and compliance at eBay.




  • 10/20/2019 6:00 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 12, 2019


    Find out all the benefits that intellectual property law has to offer and more on this On The Road. From the California Lawyers Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting, guest Heather Antoine tells host Erica Bristol what the Intellectual Property Law Section is doing to get more involved with education, talks about their new program ‘IP Without Borders’, and mentions their interest groups and how to be a part of one. Heather also talks about their publications and how they can benefit their members’ practices.


    Heather Antoine is a partner and chair of Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP’s trademark & brand protection practice and co-chair of the privacy & data security practice group.




  • 10/19/2019 6:00 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 18, 2019



    From the California Lawyers Association 2019 Annual Meeting, On The Road host Jennifer Novak talks with Environmental Law Section members Allison Smith, Miles Hogan, and Paige Samblanet about their involvement in the section and the CLE topics covered at this year’s meeting. They discuss the opportunities for education and networking within the section and also highlight the topics, programs, and speakers for the 2019 Yosemite Environmental Law Conference. For members who can’t attend Yosemite, conference content will be made available in the CLA online CLE catalog.


    Allison Smith is an environmental and energy law attorney with Stoel Rives LLP in Sacramento, California.


    Paige Samblanet is a third-year law student at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.


    Miles Hogan is an assistant city attorney at the City Attorney’s Office in Ventura, California.



  • 10/18/2019 6:02 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 16, 2019


    At the 2019 California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, Laurence Colletti sat down with Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law to discuss his lecture titled, “Closing the Courthouse Door.” Dean Chemerinsky shares highlights of his talk, which focused on the many decisions and doctrines upheld by the Supreme Court that have kept injured parties from ever getting their day in court.


    Erwin Chemerinsky is dean at the University of California Berkeley Law.


    Find Dean Chemerinsky’s book, “Closing the Courthouse Door,” on Amazon.




  • 10/18/2019 6:00 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 15, 2019


    At the California Lawyers Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting, On The Road host Laurence Colletti takes a deep dive into California employment law legislative updates with guests Adam Fiss and Ramit Mizrahi. They focus most of their discussion on how legislative bill AB 5 (which will reclassify hundreds of thousands of independent contractors as employees) will affect the state’s employers and workers. Adam and Ramit also give a small overview of bills SB 142, AB 9, and AB 51 and tell listeners about the Labor & Employment Law Section’s upcoming programs.


    Adam J. Fiss is a partner and shareholder at Littler Mendelson, PC.


    Ramit Mizrahi is the founder of Mizrahi Law, APC, a firm which represents employees exclusively.








  • 10/15/2019 6:02 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 14, 2019


    There has been a great deal of conversation about the Barefoot v. Jennings case amongst state practitioners, but what is all the excitement really about? At the California Lawyers Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting, Herb Stroh hosts a discussion with Howard Kipnis and Ciarán O’Sullivan on the details of the Barefoot case, its potential impacts on trust law, and when the court is expected to make its decision. Herb also talks with Mary K. deLeo about the current activities of the Trusts & Estates Section, including monitoring legislation, drafting legislative proposals, creating educational programs for members, and more!


    Ciarán O’Sullivan is a civil litigation attorney in San Francisco, California.


    Howard Kipnis is an attorney at Hickson Kipnis & Barnes LLP in San Diego, California.


    Mary K. deLeo is a shareholder with the law firm of Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation in Sacramento, California.








  • 10/15/2019 6:00 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 14, 2019


    At the 2019 California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, host Stephen Montagna sits down with Judge Mark Juhas to discuss developments in family law over the past year. As family law is constantly evolving, Judge Juhas shares outcomes from recent cases to help lawyers be aware of notable changes and trends. They also discuss Judge Juhas’ involvement in the upcoming family lawyer CLE program One Fell Swoop and his role as chair of the California Commission on Access to Justice.


    Judge Mark A. Juhas sits in a general family law assignment on the Los Angeles Superior Court and has done so since November 2002.








  • 10/14/2019 6:30 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 11, 2019


    From the California Lawyers Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting, Real Property Law Section co-chair Tara Burd hosts fellow executive committee members Ashley Peterson and Anna Liu in a discussion of current short-term rental regulations in a number of California cities. They also share rental property horror stories and explain how lawyers can help property owners protect themselves and remain compliant with current rules.


    Ashley Peterson is a real estate, business and probate attorney in San Diego, California.


    Anna Liu is a partner at Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners, P.C. in San Francisco, California.








  • 10/12/2019 8:00 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    On The Road

    Legal Talk Network

    October 11, 2019



    A jury is much more likely to be open to an argument if they feel a connection with the attorney, but many litigators struggle to gain the trust of their jurors. In this conversation from the California Lawyers Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting, host Norman Rodich talks with Jennifer Keller about her CLE presentation focused on teaching lawyers how to build a relationship with a jury through authentic human connection. Later in the podcast, Norman talks to Thomas Greene about Litigation Section updates for future events and projects.


    Jennifer Keller is a business trial lawyer and partner at Keller/Anderle LLP in Irvine, California.


    Thomas Greene is a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.


    https://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/special-reports/2019/10/cla-2019-annual-meeting-litigation-section-cle-highlights-and-section-updates/



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