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[1/20/2022 Zoom Meeting] Ethical Traps for the Unwary

January 20, 2022

Ethical Traps for the Unwary Jonathan Arons will cover various California rules of professional conduct and related statutes, including: Rule 1.2 – Scope of Representation and Allocation of Authority Rule 1.4.2 – Disclosure of Professional Liability Insurance Rule 1.8.5 – Payment of Personal or Business Expenses Incurred by or for a Client Rule 5.5 – …

[12/16/21 Zoom Meeting] Real Estate Disclosure Requirements and the Top 10 Reasons to Form a Business Entity

December 16, 2021

Real Estate Disclosure Requirements and the Top 10 Reasons to Form a Business Entity by Nancy Lewellen & Donna Solen Donna Solen and Nancy Lewellen will be discussing real estate disclosure requirements and forming a business entity, including: Recognizing the need for a business entity for your client, Advising a business on the best type …

[11/04/21 Zoom Meeting] Most Common Mistakes Litigators Make That Damage Their Chances On Appeal

November 4, 2021

Most Common Mistakes Litigators Make That Damage Their Chances On Appeal by Ben Feuer This program will discuss the most common mistakes litigators make that damage their later chances on appeal. Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time …

[10/21/21 Zoom Meeting] Representing San Francisco Tenants in Wrongful Eviction Actions

October 21, 2021

Representing San Francisco Tenants in Wrongful Eviction Actions by Daniel Wayne This meeting will cover: Issue spotting wrongful eviction lawsuits Evaluating available damages, including rent-differential damages The impact of decreasing rents on rent differential damages Common defenses Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to …

[10/7/21 Zoom Meeting] What every litigator needs to know about expert discovery

October 7, 2021

What every litigator needs to know about expert discovery by Albert G. Stoll, Jr. and Walter A. Haynes, IV. This meeting will cover: Do I need an expert? If so, when? Case value, risk and assessment, The basics of the expert exchange procedure, Preparing your expert for disclosure under state (CA) and federal law, Common …

[9/16/21 Zoom Meeting] Commercial lease issues in the (Not-Quite) Post-Pandemic Era

September 16, 2021

Commercial lease issues in the (Not-Quite) Post-Pandemic Era by Elva D. Harding and Richard J. Zuromski, Jr. This meeting will cover: Common lease amendments/workouts during pandemic.  Different concessions and revisions are available, or not, depending on the type of lease (office, retail, industrial).  We will discuss which tenants are likely to get concessions and what …

[9/2/21 Zoom Meeting] The First Hires: Basics of Equity Incentive Plans for Startups

September 2, 2021

The First Hires: Basics of Equity Incentive Plans for Startups by Doug Bend and Brandon Shelton When a new startup forms, there is often a great deal of confusion around who owns the company, and how equity can be provided to the company’s first employees. This presentation will begin by identifying how a company’s founders …

[8/19/21 Zoom Meeting] California’s Two New Bankruptcy Exemptions and How They Can Help Defendants in Civil Suits

August 19, 2021

California’s Two New Bankruptcy Exemptions and How They Can Help Defendants in Civil Suits by Eric M. Boeing This meeting will cover: How two recent changes to California’s bankruptcy exemption rules vastly expand debtors’ ability to protect their assets; Real-world examples of how using the exemption rules works in practice, in both Chapter 7 and …

[8/5/21 Zoom Meeting] Sexual Harassment Manager and Employee Training

August 5, 2021

Sexual Harassment Manager and Employee Training Speaker: Ted Bacon, Chair of the Employment Law Department of AlvaradoSmith, APC This presentation is compliant with California AB 1825 – Sexual harassment: training and education, but more importantly, focuses on how to create a culture that eliminates sexual harassment. Please note this video is not offered for MCLE …

[7/15/21 Zoom Meeting] Forgery from A to Z – Documents, Deception & Detection

July 15, 2021

Forgery from A to Z – Documents, Deception & Detection Speaker: Ann Mahony, CDE, ForgerySleuth.com This course will provide a comprehensive overview, coupled with specific examples to help you grasp the breadth and depth of forgery today, including: Landlord/tenant issues, Employment Law, Elder Fraud, Real Estate matters, Contracts, Medical & Insurance Records, Wills & Deeds, …

[6/17/21 Zoom Meeting] Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

June 17, 2021

Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims Speaker: Peter Roldan, partner, Emergent LLP This presentation will cover: Whether there is insurance coverage for loss of business income caused by the COVID-19 pandemic Summaries of key coverage provisions and exclusions and how have courts interpreted these terms Upcoming appellate cases that will affect how insurers and …

[6/3/21 Zoom Meeting] If you have a brain, you have bias!

June 3, 2021

If you have a brain, you have bias! Speaker: Matthew Cahill, President of Percipio Company This session calls us to rethink bias. Where it originates (our brains), how it travels (through our behaviors), and how it impacts our personal and professional lives. The unconscious bias framework provides a common language for engaging in deeper workplace …

[5/6/21 Zoom Meeting] Presumption, Resumption, and Workers’ Compensation Laws in the Era of COVID-19

May 6, 2021

Presumption, Resumption, and Workers’ Compensation Laws in the Era of COVID-19 Speaker: Lael Abaya, Law Office of Lael Abaya This presentation will focus on: Workers’ compensation laws dealing with “non-occupational diseases” prior to Covid 19 Statutory presumptions related to Covid 19 as the result of the passage of SB1159 Workers’ compensation issues/considerations as the economy …

[4/15/21 Zoom Meeting] Handling Dental Malpractice Cases

April 15, 2021

Handling Dental Malpractice Cases Speaker: Mark J. Zanobini, Law Office of Mark J. Zanobini, PC This presentation will cover the following: Discover all of the different ways that dental treatment can go wrong. How to evaluate a Dental Malpractice case. Pitfalls in handling dental negligence cases. Recognizing a good dental negligence case. Please note this …

[3/18/21 Zoom Meeting] Stress in the Pandemic from an Old Trial Lawyer’s Perspective

March 18, 2021

Stress in the Pandemic from an Old Trial Lawyer’s Perspective Speaker: Gary Gwilliam, California Consumer Trial Attorney This presentation will cover: The shifting future of the legal profession since the pandemic Thoughts on stress management, breathing and self-care for lawyers How to avoid the pitfalls of substance abuse in these difficult times The potential for virtual trials Please note this video is not …

[3/4/2021 Zoom Meeting] Confidentiality: Staying Out of Trouble

March 4, 2021

 Confidentiality: Staying Out of Trouble Speaker: Jonathan I Arons, California Legal Ethics Attorney confidentiality requirements in responding to negative postings on social media platforms issues in remote practice including depositions and trials Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at …

[2/18/21 Zoom Meeting] Slouching Towards Huntsville – Effective Representation of Clients Who are Victims

February 18, 2021

Slouching Towards Huntsville – Effective Representation of Clients Who are Victims Speaker: Richard J. Palenchar, Esq, Palenchar Law Firm APC This presentation will cover: CA Penal Code § 679.01(b); TX Code of Criminal Proc. Art. 56.01 (1) – Debunking Victimhood CA Constitution Art. 1 § 28 (b) – Victims’ Bill of Rights The Unbearable Trial …

[2/4/21 Zoom Meeting] COVID 19 Legislative Updates – Consolidated Appropriation Act 2021 (more free money)

February 4, 2021

COVID 19 Legislative Updates – Consolidated Appropriation Act 2021 (more free money) Speaker: RONALD S. MOSS, Eckhoff and Company Certified Public Accountants California grants of up to $25,000 for Covid affected businesses Payroll Paycheck Protection Loans: Round 1 and Round 2 Loan Forgiveness Explained Employer Retention Credit Deferred payment of Social Security Taxes Flexible Spending …

[1/21/21 Zoom Meeting] Proposition 19: Winners & Potential Losers after February 15, 2021

January 21, 2021

Proposition 19: Winners & Potential Losers after February 15, 2021 Speaker: Loren M. Lopin, Attorney At Law, Trusts & Estates P.C. 1. How Prop 19 both expands and limits Prop 13. 2. Prop 19 Legislative objective: Closing the Lebowski Loophole. 3. The current property tax structure until February 15, 2021, and changes to property tax reassessments after February 15, 2021. 4.  Potential solutions and pitfalls to be avoided. …