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The State Bar of California 89th Annual Meeting






 Annual Meeting Program Materials


Thursday, September 29 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

01 Fail Better Continuing Efforts to Eliminate Bias in the Practice of Law.pdf 


Thursday, September 29 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

02 Kids Kaught Up in the Kourtroom - Trends in Juvenile Delinquency Practices.pdf 
03 Trends and Developments in Grandparent Visitation and Custody Disputes.pdf 
04 Recent Trends and Developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Enforcement.pdf 
05 Getting to Yes - Advanced Tips on Effective Settling Mediating Your Labor & Employment Cases.pdf 
06 Emotional Intelligence A Critical Factor in Your Practice to Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse.pdf 
07 Really Interesting Legal Ethics Stuff.pdf
08 Understanding Attorney Client Trust Accounts.pdf
09 Avoiding Costly Mistakes in Public Agency Hiring and Drug Testing.pdf
10 Taking the Fear and Loathing Out of Limited Scope Court Appearances.pdf
11 No Strings Attached The Basics of Tax Gifting.pdf


Thursday, September 29 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

12 The Formation Scope and Termination of the Attorney-Client Relationship.pdf
13 Recovering Children Brought to the USA - Hague Convention vs. the UCCJEA.pdf
14 Ethics - What Every IP Lawyer Must Know Before Playing in the Social Media Sandbox.pdf
15 Overview of Immigration Visa Options for Investors Innovators and Entrepreneurs.pdf
16 Across the Divide Building Cultural Competency and Combatting Bias.pdf
17 Navigating Maritime Personal Injury and Death Cases.pdf
SUPPLEMENTAL - 17 Navigating Maritime Personal Injury and Death Cases.pdf
18 Effectively Navigating Adjudicative Hearings Under California's Administrative Procedure Act.pdf
19 Federal and State Regulation of Sex and Labor Trafficking.pdf
20 New Markets Tax Credits - An Existing Viable Tool for Economic Development.pdf
21 Everything You NEVER Wanted to Know about Employee Benefit Plans.pdf



Friday, September 30 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am

22 Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Year in Review.pdf
23 2016 Update on Healthcare Reform.pdf
24 My Lips are Sealed-Client Secrets Confidences and the Attorney-Client Privilege.pdf
25 Kids Kaught Up in the Kourtroom Trends in Juvenile Dependency Practices.pdf
26 Technology Licensing Boot Camp for Attorneys.pdf
27 Recent Developments in Global Trade Compliance - What Every Lawyer in Today's Global Economy Should Know.pdf
28 Kicked to the Curb - Tree Root and Sidewalk Liability Made Easy.pdf
29 Intro to Social Media - Materials are no longer available
ld Your Client Sign That Helping You Survive Your Clients' Changing Capacity.pdf
31 Substantial Medical Evidence in Workers' Compensation or How to Pass the Sniff Test.pdf


Friday, September 30 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

32 Ethical Issues Surrounding Mediation Confidentiality.pdf
33 Finding Coverage - Practical Tips on Locating Insurance for Your Practice.pdf
34 Mandatory Fee Arbitration - The Good, The Bad, There is No Ugly.pdf
35 Ethics Update 2016 Significant Developments in the Law of Lawyering.pdf
36 22 Lewd Chinese Women - Immigration and the Inherent Underlying Issues of Discrimination.pdf
37 A Family Lawyer's Guide to Assisted Reproduction Law.pdf
38 Everything an Attorney Ever Wanted to Know About the Cloud.pdf
39 Drafting and Challenging Eviction Notices.pdf
40 Trustees v Remainder Beneficiaries and the Struggle to Deal with an Aging Population.pdf
41 Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury - Liens Credits and Other Issues Explained.pdf


Friday, September 30 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

42 10 Things Not to Do When Insolvent.pdf
43 The Effective and Ethical Use of Expert Witnesses.pdf
44 Seeing the Forest Within the Trees - Uncovering Bias in Mediation.pdf
45 Effective Use of Amicus Curiae in Appellate Advocacy.pdf
46 Updates on Enforceable and Ethical Fee Agreements including Alternative Fee Agreements.pdf
47 Huffing Puffing and Bluffing-The Bounds of Legal Ethics in Negotiations.pdf
48 Introduction of Evidence in Court Exhibits Foundation and Other Evidentiary Issues.pdf
SUPPLEMENTAL - 48 Introduction of Evidence in Court Exhibits Foundation and Other Evidentiary Issues.pdf
49 Competency Issues - Coping with the Unique Challenges of Legal Practice.pdf
50 Advising Your Business Clients on Avoiding Personal Liability for Employment Taxes.pdf
51 Mastering the Mandatory Settlement Conference.pdf


Friday, September 30 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

52 Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law 101.pdf
53 Managing Expectations - Understand the Roles of the Main Actors in a Bankruptcy Case.pdf
54 Privacy and Data Protection A Year in Review.pdf
55 Getting Paid - The Relationship Between Your Billing and Attorney Fee Agreements.pdf
SUPPLEMENTAL - 55 Getting Paid - The Relationship Between Your Billing and Attorney Fee Agreements.pdf
56 An Intelligence Squared Debate - Considering Race in Higher Education Admissions.pdf
57 Introduction of Social Media Evidence in a Courtroom.pdf
58 The Watch List Pending US and California Supreme Court Employment Law Cases.pdf
59 Effectively Running Your New Law Practice.pdf
60 Avoiding Red Flags that Could Trigger A Tax Audit.pdf
61 Assessing and Llitigating PreDeath Trusts Contests Perils Pitfalls and Strategies.pdf



Saturday, October 1 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am

62 Privacy and Cybersecurity Law 101.pdf
63 Ten Common Mistakes in Mediation and How to Avoid Them.pdf
64 13 Ways Family Law Appellate Practice is Different.pdf
65 The Digital Dilema - The Ups and Downs of Electronics and Social Media in the Practice of Family Law.pdf
66 Take A Look Around Conducting Environmental Due Dilgence Why How and When.pdf
67 Ethical Considerations in Handling Trade Secrets Matters.pdf
68 Representive Actions Under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act.pdf
69 Litigation Section Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Series - Winning the Big Trial.pdf
70 Insurance Coverage Issues In Real Property Cases.pdf
71 Litigating Disability Discrimination Cases From a Plaintiff and Defense Perspective.pdf


Saturday, October 1 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

72 Privacy Law - Trends in Government Enforcement and Class Action Practice.pdf
SUPPLEMENTAL - 72 Privacy Law - Trends in Government Enforcement and Class Action Practice.pdf
73 Medical and Health Care Privacy and Data Breach Compliance for Non-Health Care Clients and Their Attorneys.pdf
74 Arbitration Mediation and Negotiation Clause Drafting for Technology Companies and Technology Issues.pdf
75 Making a Murderer and Beyond - Post-Conviction Relief in Today’s Judicial System.pdf
76 Protecting and Collecting Legal Fees.pdf
SUPPLEMENTAL - 76 Protecting and Collecting Legal Fees.pdf
77 Interacting with Judges - Do's and Don'ts.pdf
78 Beneficial Reuse of Oil Field Produced Water Boon or Bane.pdf
79 Recent Developments in Family Law Cases and Statutory Law.pdf
80 Litigation Section Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Series - Storytelling at Trial.pdf
81 Ethics Idol-Ethics Across Disciplines.pdf


Saturday, October 1 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

82 Cyberspace Law 101 - Representing Clients on the Internet.pdf
83 The Joys of Solo Appellate Practice.pdf
84 Avoiding Landmines - Navigating Federal Court for State Court Practitioners.pdf
85 Copyright - Shattering Copyright Myths for the Non-IP Lawyer.pdf
86 Jury Selection A Trial Lawyers Version.pdf
87 People v Newton The Real Trial of the 20th Century.pdf
88 Litigation Section Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Series - Direct and Cross Examinations.pdf
89 Cyber Security in Real Property Transactions.pdf
90 The Basics of Post-Judgment Modification in Permanent Spousal Support.pdf
91 Recent Developments Trusts and Estates.pdf
 SUPPLEMENTAL - 91 Recent Developments Trust and Estates.pdf


Saturday, October 1 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

92 Introduction to Data Protection Technology for Lawyers.pdf
93 Last Acts Before Appeal - Post-Trial Motions and Statements of Decision.pdf
94 Difficult Personalities Confronted by Lawyers.pdf
95 CEQA and the Peoples Voice Developer Ballot Measures.pdf
96 Protecting Intellectual Property-Patents Trademarks and Copyrights Outside the United States.pdf
97 What Litigators Must Know About E- Discovery.pdf
98 Competency Issues - Coping with the Unique Challenges of Legal Practice.pdf
99 Summary Judgment - Recent Developments and the View from the Bench.pdf
100 What - Living Together in the Same Home is Not Living Separately and Apart.pdf
101 California's New Revocable Transfer on Death Deed in Depth.pdf



Sunday, October 2 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am

102 The Expectations of Privacy - The Roles and Responsibilites of Businesses.pdf
103 Small Business The First 60 Days.pdf
104 Cyber Principles for Attorneys.pdf
105 Environmental and Economic Impacts of Californias Bold New Cannabis Future.pdf
SUPPLEMENTAL - 105 Environmental and Economic Impacts of Californias Bold New Cannabis Future.pdf
106 Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice - Beyond Basics.pdf 
107 Laying Solid Fountain Stones Early for Career Success.pdf
108 Thirty Years After a Hundred-Year Flood Judicial Elections and the Administration of Justice.pdf
109 The Rules of Evidence A Trial Lawyers Version.pdf
110 You Be the Judge - 2015 Revisited .pdf


Sunday, October 2 | 10:15 am - 11:45 am

111 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Vulnerability in the Legal Profession - Facing the Facts.pdf


Rules of Professional Conduct

2016 Rules of Professional Conduct.pdf 


Tip the Scales - Join a Section

Tip The Scales - Join A Section Brochure.pdf

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 Points of view or opinions expressed in these pages are those of the speaker(s) and/or author(s). They have not been adopted or endorsed by The State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees and do not constitute the official position or policy of The State Bar of California. Nothing contained herein is intended to address any specific legal inquiry, nor is it a substitute for independent legal research to original sources or obtaining separate legal advice regarding specific legal situations.

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