San Francisco Paralegal Association


  • 04/28/2019 5:44 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 13, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The global privacy landscape is in flux with new domestic and international laws that impact U.S. companies in all industries. Come learn about current data privacy requirements and how to make sure your clients are in compliance.


    • Current status of domestic and international legal and regulatory structures

    • Key obligations and risks of non-compliance

    • Expected changes to requirements in 2019

    • Practice tips for legal practitioners on how to comply and mitigate risk

  • 04/28/2019 5:42 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 10, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


    This annual presentation provides a comprehensive and occasionally idiosyncratic overview of trademark law. Referencing literary classics to illustrate its points, the presentations covers:

    • Basic principles of trademark law and litigation

    • Registration procedures

    • "Legal frontier" issues

  • 04/28/2019 5:40 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 8, 2019: 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

    The California Supreme Court - now with seven justices! Justice Groban has joined the program. The program's first half features a conversation with the justice. In the second half the experts and court watchers will analyze the California Supreme Court's recent track record, examining the six veteran justices' three-year opinion and vote records. We will attempt to predict how the new seven-member court might operate.


    - What do we think about the new justice?

    - How did the court cope with fifteen months of pro tem justices?

    - What data conclusions are plausible about the court's recent history?

    - Can we predict how the new justice will align?

  • 04/28/2019 5:38 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 7, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    This program will review California's recently enacted version of the Uniform Trust Decanting Act. Effective January 1, 2019, California will permit "decanting". Decanting refers to the power to modify an existing trust, either by changing the terms of that trust or by distributing property from that trust to a second trust. The speaker will discuss when and how to decant and the benefits of decanting. This program will also include a discussion of the risks and pitfalls practitioners may experience when using decanting in their practice, and how to oppose a proposal to decant.

  • 04/28/2019 5:36 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 6, 2019: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    This seminar covers new legislation affecting landlords and tenants, new Real Property Court rules, significant 2018 Landlord/Tenant cases, amendments to the Rent Ordinance and how the city funded program for representation for tenants facing eviction is being implemented.


    • Update on the City Funded Program for Representation for Tenants Facing Eviction

    • How the 2017 OMI amendments are playing out in Court.

    • New 2019 legislation affecting residential tenants and landlords.

    • New Dept. 501 Ex Parte Rules

    • Important 2018 Landlord/Tenant Cases

  • 04/28/2019 5:34 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 2, 2019: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    From Bellotti to Citizens United, corporate attorneys need to understand how constitutional and corporate law are converging, creating new rights and new risks for clients. We’ll cover the history, implications and questions clients should be asking.


    • What are the major milestones in the history of corporate constitutional rights?

    • What impacts have resulted from expanded corporate rights?

    • What business, reputational, and systemic risks do companies face as a result?

    • What are the major reforms being proposed?

    • What questions should corporate clients be asking as they consider proposed reforms?

  • 04/28/2019 5:32 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 2, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    he MeToo movement has encouraged many victims of sexual assault or abuse to come forward but litigating these cases requires unique considerations. This CLE will focus on how to bring a civil lawsuit on behalf of men, women, and children who survived assault, abuse, or rape. We will discuss how to work with the District Attorney’s office during and following the criminal prosecution of the abuser, who to file a civil lawsuit against, when to file the lawsuit, and what causes of action to consider. This panel will be especially useful for plaintiff-side lawyers who represent victims of sexual abuse or other lawyers interested in seeking justice for victims of sexual abuse.

  • 04/28/2019 5:30 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Bar Association of San Francisco

    May 1, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Discussion of notable developments in California community property law with a specific emphasis on community property issues affecting estate planning practice and what every practitioner should know.


    • Developments in California community property law

    • Cross over issues between California community property law and estate planning

  • 04/28/2019 5:28 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Sonoma County Bar Association

    May 29, 2019

    A brief exploration of the legal challenges involved in locating, subpoenaing, and introducing social media discovery into your criminal defense case and potential ethical considerations in obtaining social media discovery.

  • 04/28/2019 5:26 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

    Sonoma County Bar Association

    May 22, 2019

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