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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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/



  • 10/04/2019 6:45 AM | Denise Bashline

    Law Sites

    October 4, 2019


    Oregon has taken two major steps towards enhancing access to justice in the state, as the Oregon State Bar’s Board of Governors has voted to approve a recommendation to create a paraprofessional licensing program in the state and another to enable individuals to become licensed lawyers without attending law school, by completing a four-year tutelage program.



    https://www.lawsitesblog.com/2019/10/in-move-to-enhance-access-to-justice-oregon-bar-oks-licensed-paralegals-and-bar-admission-without-law-school.html




  • 10/02/2019 6:04 AM | Denise Bashline

    MCLE

    October 25, 2019


    Fraud in the California Workers Compensation System: What is it? What is the law? Who is doing it? What should we look out for to identify it? And what do we as a community need to know to avoid it and to prevent, report and punish it when it occurs?



    https://cla.inreachce.com/Details/Information/498a02df-26ae-42e1-bbff-1538d5ca9396?_ga=2.151479359.786859637.1570024741-1096278632.1566233242





  • 10/02/2019 6:02 AM | Denise Bashline

    California Lawyers Association

    October 24, 2019


    The Singapore Mediation Convention was signed on August 7 and will facilitate the enforcement of international settlement agreements arising from mediation.  The webinar will focus on the key concepts and  issues that shall be taken into account for intellectual property practitioners.



    https://cla.inreachce.com/Details/Information/dc075601-f188-4076-87d9-cc1bc16de795?_ga=2.217583504.786859637.1570024741-1096278632.1566233242




  • 10/02/2019 6:00 AM | Denise Bashline

    California Lawyers Association

    October 23, 2019


    Panelists will address the duties of residential and commercial property owners regarding property maintenance and the circumstances under which owners may be liable for various injuries due to dangerous or defective conditions on their property. The program will include discussions of actual premises liability cases that have been litigated to examine common and less obvious property hazards and to provide helpful takeaways for owners in managing their property.



    https://cla.inreachce.com/Details/Information/c096d290-f9c8-4eb0-88bb-129e82fa7953?_ga=2.247990017.786859637.1570024741-1096278632.1566233242





  • 09/29/2019 6:34 AM | Denise Bashline

    California Lawyers Association

    October 17, 2019

    Roundtable Panel at the GRAMMY Museum

    Clive Davis Theater | L.A. LIVE, 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, California

    The roundtable panel will be held in person and recorded for the CLA MCLE catalog


    Producer: Jeremy M. Evans (jeremy.evans@pepperdine.edu)


    Panelists:

    • Jacqueline C. Charlesworth, Partner, Alter, Kendrick & Baron, LLP
    • Bill Colitre, Vice President and General Counsel, Music Reports, Inc.
    • Brigid McNally, Senior Manager, Licensing, Rhino Records, A Warner Music Group Company
    • Panos A. Panay, Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Innovation, Berklee College of Music
    • Sarah Rosenbaum, Music Counsel, YouTube

    https://www.ieventreg.com/event/long.php?event_id=15e908cf10b39170e9f1af1830e1c155

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