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  • 11/26/2019 6:00 AM | Deleted user

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    November 29, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


    Topics
    • An examination of Congress' investigative powers, including on the topics below
    • "Techlash": data privacy, antitrust, the Internet of Things, "fake news," platform liability
    • Drug pricing
    • Theft of trade secrets / economic espionage with a focus on China
    • Environmental protection and climate change
    • Use of executive authority by the White House and the Administration



    http://www.sfbar.org/calendar/eventdetail.aspx?id=R190092/G191502



  • 11/20/2019 5:57 AM | Deleted user

    Bloomberg Law

    November 19, 2019


    A California task force aiming to broaden access to legal services now has a few more months to make its final recommendations, as debate continues about whether nonlaywers should be allowed to assist consumers with legal matters.


    The changes would broaden the range of those who can provide legal services in the state, to potentially include tech companies and the Big Four accountancies, which some in the industry see as threat.



    https://biglawbusiness.com/california-legal-access-recommendations-delayed-until-march?utm_campaign=BLB_NWSLTR_BLB%20Daily_112019&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua





  • 11/20/2019 5:55 AM | Deleted user

    SLS Blogs

    November 18, 2019


    On October 31, the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession marked its ten-year anniversary by convening a two-day conference on legal services regulation and access to justice, which included the president of the American Bar Association, a judge from Utah’s Supreme Court, and other experts. In the Q&A that follows, the center’s director, Deborah Rhode, the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, discusses economic disparity in legal services delivery in the United States, barriers to change, and reforms necessary to improve the situation.



    https://law.stanford.edu/2019/11/18/314315/




  • 11/19/2019 6:02 PM | Deleted user

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    November 22, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm


    Topics
    • Tips for presenting Oral Arguments during Law & Motion
    • Best Practices for Ex Parte Applications
    • Enforcing Settlement Agreements/Stipulations for Entry of Judgment
    • Avoidable Procedural Mistakes



    https://basf.inreachce.com/Details/Information/84A254EB-312C-4C0B-9CEB-590747BC53F0




  • 11/19/2019 6:00 PM | Deleted user

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    November 20, 2019: 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm


    Topics
    • Recent legislative proposals: a fix in search of a problem?
    • Is the personal benefit requirement any clearer after Salman?
    • How gray is gray: materiality and the art of information.
    • Duty, what duty? Is the breach of duty requirement obsolete?
    • 10b5-1 plans: safe harbor or side door?



    https://basf.inreachce.com/Details/Information/b61430a7-044d-47d6-a179-a39ed7ff4d96




  • 11/18/2019 6:04 AM | Deleted user

    Sonoma County Bar Association

    Thursday, November 21, 2019


    Fire victims who hired builders to rebuild their homes are not subject to the Right to Repair Act. Instead, their claims are based upon the common law, and require lawyers to be well-versed in contract, tort, and insurance law, as well as how a specific defect caused damage (which bears on insurance coverage and statute of limitations issues).


    Join David Berry for a one-hour presentation on important technical aspects of construction defect law.



    https://www.sonomacountybar.org/controller.cfm?view=public.event_detail&cid=4B5B7943-5056-A62A-669CF4F216EDD07C



  • 11/18/2019 6:02 AM | Deleted user

    Marin County Bar Association

    NOVEMBER 19, 2019
    12:00-1:00P


    Hon. Verna A. Adams | Marin County Superior Court
    Patty Okubo | Courtroom Clerk to Judge Verna A. Adams
    Vita Johanson | Court Operations Manager


    An Update from the Family Law Court.

    Check-in begins at 11:45 AM; the Speakers begin at 12:00 PM.



    https://marinbar.org/events/?type=event&id=306





  • 11/18/2019 6:00 AM | Deleted user

    California Lawyers Association

    November 20, 2019


    Property characterization is frequently among the most hotly contested issues when a marriage ends in divorce. However, it is often glossed over when a marriage is instead ended by death. This program examines the authority relating to property characterization in the postmortem setting, including legislative history which reveals that the rules are not as clear-cut as some would believe.



    https://cla.inreachce.com/Details/Information/EA73783F-EF90-42AB-B6AF-00BE36582485?_ga=2.3103795.2060562984.1574064648-1096278632.1566233242




  • 11/14/2019 5:45 AM | Deleted user

    California Courts Newsroom

    November 13, 2019


    Aranda Access to Justice Award


    JUDGE CAROL S. BROSNAHAN
    Alameda County Superior Court


    Judge Carol S. Brosnahan















    In partnership with the Judicial Council and the California Judges Association, the California Lawyers Association announced that Judge Carol S. Brosnahan of the Alameda County Superior Court is the recipient of its 2019 Aranda Access to Justice Award. The award honors a judge demonstrating a long-term, tireless commitment to improving, and promoting fairness and access to, the courts, especially for low-and moderate-income Californians.


    Judge Brosnahan is celebrating her 40th year on the Alameda County bench, where she operates the county's behavioral health court and has been referred to as a "grass-roots" judge, who renders fair rulings with integrity, and without bias based upon socio-economic status or any other non-relevant factors.


    An article in the San Francisco Chronicle earlier this year quoted Jeff Chorney, an Alameda County public defender who often represents mentally ill clients. "She seems to be driven by a real desire to make the world a better place…I think people in Alameda County might not know who she is, but a lot of people have felt the effect of what she has done."


    She will be honored on Nov. 14, 2019, in a presentation that will be live-streamed at 4PM.




  • 11/10/2019 6:04 AM | Deleted user

    Alameda County Bar Association

    11/21/2019 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM


    Speaker: Christopher Nguyen, Assessment Supervisor II, Alameda County Assessor's Office

    Discussion topics will include:

    • Methods of holding title

    • Changes in ownership

    • Common exclusions from reassessment - focusing on Parent/Child Exclusions



    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basic-changes-in-ownership-exclusions-between-parent-and-child-property-transfers-tickets-75340309895



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