MCLE Class List

Title: Age Bias at Work: Scary, Pervasive and Looking for You
Date:1/18/2018
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Duration: 1.5 hrs
MCLE Credit: 1.5
Registration Fee:$50.00

Instructor: David Graulich, Esq.
Regrettably, the legal industry itself is rife with age bias. Legal professionals endure constant anxiety that they are “too old,” as law firms award jobs and promotions to younger candidates at lower pay. The careers of attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries are all impacted by age discrimination.
Attorney David Graulich will describe the multiple ways that employers practice age bias while they strive to subvert federal and California law. He’ll explain what actions you can take to protect yourself, whether you are currently employed, seeking a job or planning a career transition.

Title: #ME TOO and the Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession
Date:1/19/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 2 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2
Registration Fee:$55.00

Instructor: Jennifer Shaw
Join Jennifer Shaw, a well-respected local employment attorney, for this timely and engaging MCLE session. Ms. Shaw will address the recent developments in reporting workplace harassment, the steps law firms should take to avoid such claims, and the ethical obligation to behave appropriately at work. There will be plenty of time for questions.

Title: Legal Research: Part A – California Statutes
Date:1/23/2018
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Duration: 2.5 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2.5
Registration Fee:$30.00

Instructor: SCPLL Law Librarians
Learn how to recognize and locate California laws, in print and on-line, and how to use the Annotated Codes. This class will also cover secondary sources, which provide interpretation and context, and are often used as “side doors” into the official statutes.

Title: Legal Research: Part B- California Cases
Date:1/24/2018
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Duration: 2.5 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2.5
Registration Fee:$30.00

Instructor: SCPLL Law Librarians
This class covers how California case law is developed and organized. You will learn how to locate cases in printed resources and on-line. Secondary sources will be included in the demonstration of methods researchers use to find relevant judicial opinions.

Title: Practice Pointers for New Attorneys from the Court and Family Law Facilitator’s Perspective
Date:1/25/2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Duration: 1 hrs
MCLE Credit: 1
Registration Fee:$30.00

Instructor: Lollie Roberts
This training provided by Lollie Roberts, Supervising Family Law Facilitator with Sacramento Superior Court, will highlight some of the common mistakes made by new attorneys and how to avoid them. Both filing and appearance issues will be included. Specific examples from Superior Court judges will be shared for the benefit of attendees, but not to worry, because all names will be changed.

Title: California Administrative Law: Part 1- Demystifying the Regulatory Process
Date:1/26/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 2 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2
Registration Fee:$55.00

Instructor: Heather Cline Hoganson
In this basics course Heather Cline Hoganson, a 20-year state of California attorney, will cover California’s Administrative Procedures Act, Regulations. Participants will come away with answers to these questions:
• What is the Administrative Procedure Act?
• What is a regulation and where does it fit in the category of things called “law?”
• Where do I find regulations and why does “Title 24” seem to be missing?
• What the heck is “promulgating regulations” and how does an agency do that?
• What does “notice and comment” mean?
• Why isn’t a disapproval the end of the world?
• How can agencies use “precedential decisions” instead of rulemaking?
• What is “authority” and how can I get some?
• What is an “emergency regulation” and how can I get one?
• What is an “underground regulation” and what happens if I get called on it?

Title: Asset Protection: Entities of Choice
Date:1/30/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 2 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2
Registration Fee:$55.00

Instructor: Jack S. Johal
The process of asset protection is often done in conjunction with estate and business planning vehicles, such as trusts, family limited partnerships and LLCs, and various split interest arrangements. This seminar will discuss: (i) the risks involved in asset protection; (ii) the different vehicles involved to protect one’s assets; and (iii) the advantages and disadvantages in using certain vehicles.