MCLE Webinars List

January Series

QDROS EXPLAINED: UNDERSTANDING QDRO PROVISIONS, JOINDERS, JUDGMENT LANGUAGE AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS (NEW DATE)

  • Start Time: 1:30 PM
  • End Time: 2:30 PM
  • Date: January 18, 2022
  • Location: Online Webinar
  • MCLE Credits: 1
  • Instructor: John Madden

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO POWER OUTAGE THIS PRESENTATION IS RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022 FROM 1:30 pm TO 2:30 pm

John Madden co-owner of Moon, Schwartz and Madden, is a nationally known retirement benefits valuation expert. In this webinar, John will cove joinders, notice of adverse interest, survivor benefits, Judgment language and more for both public and private retirement plans to help you assist with the division of marital or community property in a divorce action for your client.

VIRTUAL JUSTICE: REMOTE TECHNOLOGY IN THE COURTROOM (WEBINAR)

  • Start Time: 12:15 PM
  • End Time: 1:15 PM
  • Date: January 21, 2022
  • Location: Online Webinar
  • MCLE Credits: 1
  • Instructor: Hon. Russell L. Hom

In response to the pandemic, courts throughout the country have had to adapt operations to insure both the safety of the public and to provide essential access to justice. The implementation of remote technology is now commonplace and has been implemented in every division of the Sacramento Superior Court in some capacity. This presentation by the Honorable Russell L. Hom, Judge of Sacramento Superior Court will discuss the practical uses of remote technology and the social and legal challenges posed by remote technology. The program will include a discussion of the future of remote technology in the court and specifically recent legislation enacted to insure the continued use of remote technology after the pandemic.

PLANNING FOR TAX LAW CHANGES (WEBINAR)

  • Start Time: 1:30 PM
  • End Time: 3:30 PM
  • Date: January 26, 2022
  • Location: Online Webinar
  • MCLE Credits: 2
  • Instructor: Jack S. Johal

This webinar featuring attorney Jack S. Johal will discuss changes in: (i) property tax created by Proposition 19; (ii) federal estate and gift tax law changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017; and (iii) proposed tax law changes and how to plan for them.

February Series

CAPITALIZING ON LEGAL ANALYTICS AS A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN CALIFORNIA STATE TRIAL COURTS (WEBINAR)

  • Start Time: 1:30 PM
  • End Time: 2:30 PM
  • Date: February 9, 2022
  • Location: Online Webinar
  • MCLE Credits: 1
  • Instructor: Michael Swarz Nicole Clark

Join the Sacramento County Public Law Library and Trellis for an engaging webinar as we cover how legal analytics enables you to analyze the behavior and history of your judge, competitive counsel, prospects and clients to gain crucial insights into litigation history and ruling tendencies. We will show you how to leverage state trial court – and verdict – data to be more efficient, more proactive, and achieve better results for your clients. You will learn how to maximize legal analytics to gain a competitive advantage, win cases and bring in more money when litigating in California state trial court.

PUBLIC WAYS TO LOCATE THE LAW AND TO UNDERSTAND IT FROM A COMPLIANCE PERSPECTIVE (WEBINAR)

  • Start Time: 1:30 PM
  • End Time: 2:30 PM
  • Date: February 15, 2022
  • Location: Online Webinar
  • MCLE Credits: 1
  • Instructor: Stephan Shields, JD

This one hour Lexis/Nexis  class focuses on how to research the law on the open web, sites to review to find primary law and what pitfalls to watch out for, as well as goes through the organizational method of tackling a legal research project from a compliance perspective while ending on a real case example.

The real case example is taken step-by-step through the research process provoking questions such as: (1) How is “manufacturer” defined under the statute? (2) Does the law apply to my retailer in the example? (3) How do I determine the legal requirements that must be complied with by the retailer/company? etc.

CALIFORNIA APA RULEMAKING: A FOUNDATION OF ELEMENTS FOR PROMULGATING REGULATIONS. AND A BIT MORE. (WEBINAR)

  • Start Time: 1:30 PM
  • End Time: 3:00 PM
  • Date: February 25, 2022
  • Location: Online Webinar
  • MCLE Credits: 1.5
  • Instructor: Kent Gray

This webinar examines the California regulations and the “how-to” of the regular rulemaking process. It also looks at other rulemaking processes i.e. emergency regulations and Section 100. The webinar provides a foundational understanding of the process as well as the nuts and bolts of the rulemaking process so you will be sure to dot your “i”s and cross your “t”s in meeting the basic minimum requirements that the Office of Administrative Law requires as part of the California Administrative Procedure Act (APA). It will also offer a few tips and dispel some common myths about the rulemaking process.  Come prepared to take notes and ask questions as we explore exactly what it is to promulgate regulations in the State of California.