The State Bar of California 87th Annual Meeting, September 11-14, 2014, Grand Hyatt San Diego
Annual Meeting PreviewLegal Specialization Credit
State Bar of California Annual Meeting

The State Bar of California 87th Annual Meeting
September 11-14, 2014
San Diego, California

We are pleased to provide a wide array of courses offering Legal Speciazliation Credit in the following areas:

Legal Specialization by Area

Admiralty and Maritime Law

Program 30

Rough Waters: Litigating Recreational Boating Cases in State and Federal Court

Program 77

What’s Hot in California Environmental Quality Act

Appellate Law

Program 24

Ethical Issues in Appellate Practice

Program 32

Everything But the Brief on the Merits: A Behind the Scenes Look at Appellate Practice

Program 42

Introducing Evidence in Litigation

Program 57

Forfeiture: A Four-Letter Word in the Court of Appeal

Program 68

Probate Law Appeals: Tips, Tricks and Strategies

Program 77

What’s Hot in California Environmental Quality Act

Program 101

From Bench to Bar: Former Appellate Justices Discuss Appellate Practice

Program 124

A Beginner’s Guide to Civil Writ Practice in the Courts of Appeal

Program 134

Elements of Brief Writing: Strategies and Tactics

Bankruptcy Law

Program 1

Chapter 11 in a Nutshell

Program 22

It’s Not Over ‘Til It’s Over: Closing Bankruptcy Cases

Program 67

Bankruptcy Jurisdiction: Impact of the United States Supreme Court’s Latest Decisions

Program 90

Dark Clouds over the Golden Years: Seniors and Bankruptcy

Program 100

Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Year in Review

Program 110

Consumer Bankruptcy Primer: Competency Pointers and Pitfalls to Avoid

Program 128

The Intersection (Collision) of Bankruptcy and the Uniform Commercial Code

Criminal Law

Program 3

Brady and Statutory Discovery Obligations for California Prosecutors

Program 14

Preparing and Presenting Psychological Testimony at Trial

Program 48

Deuce-A-Rama Part 1: DUI Representations and Practices

Program 61

Deuce-A-Rama Part 2: Steering Clear in Driving Under the Influence Representations and Practices

Program 63

The National Security Agency and Attorney Confidentiality: How to Protect Your Clients

Program 71

Introduction of Evidence in Court: Exhibits, Foundations and Other Evidentiary Issues

Program 117

BITCOIN: Legal Fee or Foe?

Program 120

Criminal Law 101: Maneuvering Around the Court With Your First Case

Program 130

Defending Your Client’s Rights While Protecting Your Own: Ethical Rules for Criminal Defense Attorneys

Program 138

Domestic Violence Cases: An Update When A House Is Not A Home

Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law

Program 20

Protecting Your Client from Tax Penalties

Program 21

Medi-Cal Long Term Planning Strategies Under The Deficit Reduction Act

Program 65

Probate: When You’re Dead, Who Cares

Program 68

Probate Law Appeals: Tips, Tricks and Strategies

Program 69

Mom Always Liked You Best: Mediating Trust and Estate Issues

Program 78

Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples: Changes following U.S. vs. Windsor

Program 98

Protecting Seniors from Abusive Marriages

Program 109

Conduct a Better Deposition in Trusts and Estates Litigation

Program 119

Recent Developments: California Court Decisions Affecting Trusts & Estates

Program 142

Does the Franchise Tax Board View Your Client as a California Resident?

Program 143

Disposition of Digital Assets and Challenges of Finding Digital Assets Upon Death of Owner

Family Law

Program 4

Beyond Basics: Enforcing Support, Equalization and Attorney Fees

Program 6

Proposed Amendments to the California Family Rights Act Regulations

Program 15

My Smoke, Your Mirrors: Accounting Games People Play in Family Law Matters

Program 26

Ethical Considerations of a Multi-Jurisdictional Practice in Family Law

Program 36

All About Spousal Support: A Practical Learning Experience on Establishing, Modifying and Terminating Support

Program 88

Pros and Cons of Limited Scope Representation in Family Law

Program 98

Protecting Seniors from Abusive Marriages

Program 105

Family Law: Creating an Interesting and Effective Financial Information Presentation

Program 115

Recent Developments in Family Law

Program 138

Domestic Violence Cases: An Update When A House Is Not A Home

Program 139

“Doctor Can You Help Me?: Using Mental Health Professionals Before, During, and After Custody Disputes”

Franchise & Distribution Law

Program 16

Laws Concerning International Music and Games, Digital Licensing and Distribution Contracts

Program 28

Intellectual Property and the First Amendment

Program 44

The Legal Complexities in Dealing with Unauthorized Dealerships

Program 45

Cyberspace Law: Recent Developments in Intellectual Property, eCommerce and Privacy

Program 74

Current Developments in Trade Secret Law

Program 81

Characters: Intellectual Property and Other Protection Issues

Program 89

Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law from A to Z

Program 92

What You Always Wanted to Know about Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets

Program 122

Shattering Trademark Myths for Non-Intellectual Property Lawyers

Program 126

Walking Through the Minefield of Non-Commercial Sign Regulation

Program 132

What to do When the Client Says “You Mean that’s a Protectable Intellectual Property Asset?”

Immigration and Nationality Law

Program 27

Update on International Treaties on Discrimination Against Women and Civil & Political Rights Laws in California

Program 43

Workers’ Compensation and Immigration Cross-Over: Issues and Solutions

Program 48

Deuce-A-Rama Part 1: DUI Representations and Practices

Program 140

Employment and Immigration Compliance Issues for International Corporations in the United States

Legal Malpractice Law

Program 7

Ethics and Settlement: Successful Negotiations and Mediation in Your Practice

Program 8

When Judges Cross the Line

Program 17

Getting the Edge in Arbitration: Fees and 998 Offers

Program 18

Ethical Minefields and eDiscovery: A Perfect Match

Program 26

Ethical Considerations of a Multi-Jurisdictional Practice in Family Law

Program 33

Navigating Minefields in Fee Disputes: It’s Not Just About Fees!

Program 34

Starting Off on the Right Foot: Addressing Ethics Issues at the Outset

Program 37

Ethics and the Globalization of California Legal Practice

Program 39

The Hidden Pitfalls of Unauthorized Practice of Law

Program 40

State Bar Discipline and Ethical Practice of Law

Program 43

Workers’ Compensation and Immigration Cross-Over: Issues and Solutions

Program 47

Ethics Update 2014: Significant Developments in the Law of Lawyering

Program 48

Deuce-A-Rama Part 1: DUI Representations and Practices

Program 59

2013 and 2014 Developments Affecting the Practice of Law

Program 60

The Ethics of Getting Your Legal Fees Paid

Program 63

The National Security Agency and Attorney Confidentiality: How to Protect Your Clients

Program 64

The Dark Side: Why Lawyers Do Bad Things

Program 70

Blogging, Tweeting and the New Frontier of Attorney Advertising: How to Stay Within the Ethical Bounds

Program 76

Really Interesting Legal Ethics Stuff

Program 130

Defending Your Client’s Rights While Protecting Your Own: Ethical Rules for Criminal Defense Attorneys

Program 131

The Blurred Lines Between Social Media and Attorney Advertising: Tweeting, Friending and Connecting Ethically

Taxation Law

Program 20

Protecting Your Client from Tax Penalties

Program 23

Beyond a Form: Operating Agreements After the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Act (RULLCA)

Program 53

Identity Theft and Your Tax Return

Program 78

Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples: Changes following U.S. vs. Windsor

Program 117

BITCOIN: Legal Fee or Foe?

Program 118

Nuts and Bolts of Property Tax Appeals

Program 127

Tax Impact of Choice and Formation of Business Entity

Program 135

Taxation: Innocent Spouse and Equitable Relief

Program 142

Does the Franchise Tax Board View Your Client as a California Resident?

Workers’ Compensation Law

Program 43

Workers’ Compensation and Immigration Cross-Over: Issues and Solutions

Program 54

Labor & Employment and Workers’ Compensation Cross-Over Issues

Program 66

Federal Law and Workers’ Compensation Cross-Over: Medicare, Social Security and the Affordable Care Act