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Annual Meeting
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The State Bar of California 89th Annual Meeting
September 29 - October 2, 2016
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

San Diego, California

State Bar Annual Meeting education programs are subject to change. This list represents information available at press time. Programs are listed in numerical order. The abbreviation after the program number is the sponsor code. Consult the Annual Meeting Program Partners list for the full sponsor name.

Sponsoring Groups

Programs Listed by Sponsoring Group

Program Number Program Title

Access to Justice Commission – AJC

Program 10

Taking the Fear and Loathing out of Limited Scope Court Appearances

Program 29

Introduction of Social Media into Evidence, including Overcoming Hearsay Objections

Antitrust & Unfair Competition Section – AN

Program 52

Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law 101

Program 62

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law 101

Program 72

Privacy Law: Trends in Government Enforcement and Class Action Practice

Program 92

Introduction to Data Protection Technology for Lawyers

Business Law Section – BLS

Program 22

Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Year in Review

Program 42

10 Things Not to Do When Insolvent

Program 43

The Effective and Ethical Use of Expert Witnesses

Program 53

Managing Expectations: Understanding the Roles of the Main Actors in a Bankruptcy Case

Program 73

Medical and Health Care Privacy and Data Breach Compliance for Non-Health Care Clients and Their Attorneys

Program 82

Cyberspace Law 101: Representing Clients on the Internet

Program 102

The Expectation of Privacy: The Roles and Responsibilities of Businesses

California Association of Black Lawyers – CABL

Program 2

Kids Kaught Up in the Kourtroom: Trends in Juvenile Delinquency Practices

Program 25

Kids Kaught Up in the Kourtroom: Trends in Juvenile Dependency Practices

California Certified Legal Secretaries Association – CCLS

Program 7

Really Interesting Legal Ethics Stuff

California Supreme Court Historical Society – CSCHS

Program 108

Thirty Years After a Hundred-Year Flood: Judicial Elections and the Administration of Justice

Commission on Judicial Performance – CJP

Program 110

You Be the Judge – 2015 Revisited

California Young Lawyers Association – CYLA

Program 54

Privacy and Data Protection: A Year in Review

Program 103

Small Business: The First 60 Days

Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution – CADR

Program 32

Ethical Issues Surrounding Mediation Confidentiality

Program 44

Seeing the Forest within the Trees: Uncovering Bias in Mediation

Program 63

Ten Common Mistakes in Mediation and How to Avoid Them

Program 74

Arbitration, Mediation, and Negotiation Clause Drafting for Technology Companies and Technology Issues

Committee on Appellate Courts – CAC

Program 45

Effective Use of Amicus Curiae in Appellate Advocacy

Program 64

13 Ways Family Law Appellate Practice is Different

Program 75

Making a Murderer and Beyond: Post-Conviction Relief in Today’s Judicial System

Program 83

The Joys of Solo Appellate Practice

Program 93

Last Acts Before Appeal: Post-Trial Motions and Statements of Decision CADR

Committee on Federal Courts – CFC

Program 84

Avoiding Landmines: Navigating Federal Court for State Court Practitioners

Committee on Group Insurance Program – COGIP

Program 23

2016 Update on Healthcare Reform

Program 33

Finding Coverage: Practical Tips on Locating Insurance for Your Practice

Program 104

Cyber Principles for Attorneys

Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration – CMFA

Program 34

Mandatory Fee Arbitration: The Good, the Bad, There is No Ugly

Program 46

Updates on Enforceable and Ethical Fee Agreements, including Alternative Fee Agreements

Program 55

Getting Paid: The Relationship Between Your Billing and Attorney Fee Agreements

Program 76

Protecting and Collecting Legal Fees

Committee on Professional Liability Insurance – COPLI

Program 12

The Formation, Scope and Termination of the Attorney-Client Relationship

Program 65

The Digital Dilemma: The Ups and Downs of Electronics and Social Media in the Practice of Family Law

Program 77

Interacting with Judges: Do’s and Don’ts

Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct – COPRAC

Program 24

My Lips are Sealed: Client Secrets, Confidences and the Attorney-Client Privilege

Program 35

Ethics Update 2016: Significant Developments in the Law of Lawyering

Program 47

Huffing, Puffing and Bluffing: The Bounds of Legal Ethics in Negotiations

Program 94

Difficult Personalities Confronted by Lawyers

Continuing Education of the Bar – CEB

Program 87

People v. Newton, The Real Trial of the 20th Century?

Council on Access & Fairness – COAF

Program 36

22 Lewd Chinese Women: Immigration and the Inherent Underlying Issues of Discrimination

Program 56

An “Intelligence Squared” Debate: Considering Race in Higher Education Admissions

Criminal Law Section – CRIM

Program 2

Kids Kaught Up in the Kourtroom: Trends in Juvenile Delinquency Practices

Program 25

Kids Kaught Up in the Kourtroom: Trends in Juvenile Dependency Practices

Program 48

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

Program 57

Introduction of Social Media Evidence in a Courtroom

Environmental Law Section – EL

Program 66

Take a Look Around: Conducting Environmental Due Diligence—Why, How and When

Program 78

Beneficial Reuse of Oil Field Produced Water: Boon or Bane

Program 95

CEQA and the People’s Voice: Developer Ballot Measures

Program 105

Environmental and Economic Impacts of California’s Bold New Cannabis Future

Family Law Section – FL

Program 3

Trends and Developments in Grandparent Visitation and Custody Disputes

Program 13

Recovering Children Brought to the USA: Hague Convention vs. the UCCJEA

Program 37

A Family Lawyer’s Guide to Assisted Reproduction Law

Program 79

Recent Developments in Family Law Cases and Statutory Law

Program 106

Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice: Beyond Basics

Intellectual Property Section – IP

Program 14

Ethics: What Every IP Lawyer Must Know Before Playing in the Social Media Sandbox

Program 26

Technology Licensing Boot Camp for Attorneys

Program 67

Ethical Considerations in Handling Trade Secrets Matters

Program 85

Copyright: Shattering Copyright Myths for the Non-IP Lawyer

International Law Section – IL

Program 4

Recent Trends and Developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Enforcement

Program 15

Overview of Immigration Visa Options for Investors, Innovators & Entrepreneurs

Program 19

Federal and State Regulation of Sex and Labor Trafficking

Program 27

Recent Developments in Global Trade Compliance: What Every Lawyer in Today’s Global Economy Should Know

Program 96

Protecting Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights Outside the United States

Labor & Employment Law Section – LL

Program 5

Getting to Yes: Advanced Tips on Effective Settling / Mediating Your Labor & Employment Cases

Program 16

Across the Divide: Building Cultural Competency and Combatting Bias

Program 58

The Watch List: Pending U.S. and California Supreme Court Employment Law Cases

Program 68

Representative Actions Under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act

Law Practice Management & Technology Section – LPMT

Program 6

Emotional Intelligence: A Critical Factor in Your Practice to Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Program 38

Everything an Attorney Ever Wanted to Know About the Cloud

Program 97

What Litigators Must Know about E-discovery

Program 107

Laying Solid Foundation Stones Early for Career Success

Lawyer Assistance Program – LAP

Program 49

Competency Issues: Coping with the Unique Challenges of Legal Practice

Program 98

Competency Issues: Coping with the Unique Challenges of Legal Practice

Program 111

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Vulnerability in the Legal Profession: Facing the Facts

Lawyering Skills Program – LSP

Program 1

Fail Better: Continuing Efforts to Eliminate Bias in the Practice of Law

Program 7

Really Interesting Legal Ethics Stuff

Program 17

Navigating Maritime Personal Injury and Death Cases

Program 86

Jury Selection: A Trial Lawyer’s Version

Program 87

People v. Newton, The Real Trial of the 20th Century?

Program 108

Thirty Years After a Hundred-Year Flood: Judicial Elections and the Administration of Justice

Program 109

The Rules of Evidence: A Trial Lawyer’s Version

Program 110

You Be the Judge – 2015 Revisited

Program 111

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Vulnerability in the Legal Profession: Facing the Facts

Legal Services Trust Fund Program – LSTF

Program 8

Understanding Attorney Client Trust Accounts

Litigation Section – LIT

Program 69

Litigation Section Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Series: Winning the Big Trial

Program 80

Litigation Section Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Series: Storytelling at Trial

Program 88

Litigation Section Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Series: Direct and Cross Examination

Program 99

Summary Judgment: Recent Developments and the View from the Bench

Public Law Section – PL

Program 9

Avoiding Costly Mistakes in Public Agency Hiring and Drug Testing

Program 18

Effectively Navigating Adjudicative Hearings Under California’s Administrative Procedure Act

Program 19

Federal and State Regulation of Sex and Labor Trafficking

Program 28

Kicked to the Curb: Tree Root and Sidewalk Liability Made Easy

Real Property Law Section – RP

Program 20

New Markets Tax Credits: An Existing Viable Tool for Economic Development

Program 39

Drafting and Challenging Eviction Notices

Program 70

Insurance Coverage Issues in Real Property Cases

Program 89

Cyber Security in Real Property Transactions

Solo & Small Firm Section – SOLO

Program 59

Effectively Running Your New Law Practice

Program 71

Litigating Disability Discrimination Cases from a Plaintiff and Defense Perspective

Program 90

The Basics of Post-Judgment Modification in Permanent Spousal Support

Program 100

What? Living Together in the Same Home is Not Living Separately and Apart?

Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services – SCDLS

Program 10

Taking the Fear and Loathing Out of Limited Scope Court Appearances

Program 29

Introduction of Social Media into Evidence, including Overcoming Hearsay Objections

State Bar Court – SBC

Program 81

Ethics Idol: Ethics Across Disciplines

Program 111

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Vulnerability in the Legal Profession: Facing the Facts

Taxation Section – TAX

Program 11

No Strings Attached: The Basics of Tax Gifting

Program 21

Everything You NEVER Wanted to Know About Employee Benefit Plans

Program 50

Advising Your Business Clients on Avoiding Personal Liability for Employment Taxes

Program 60

Avoiding Red Flags that Could Trigger a Tax Audit

Trusts and Estates Section – TE

Program 30

Should Your Client Sign That? Helping You Survive Your Clients’ Changing Capacity

Program 40

Trustees v. Remainder Beneficiaries, and the Struggle to Deal with an Aging Population

Program 61

Assessing and Litigating Pre-Death Trust Contests: Perils, Pitfalls and Strategies

Program 91

Recent Developments: Trust and Estates

Program 101

California’s New Revocable Transfer on Death Deed in Depth

Witkin Legal Institute – WLI

Program 108

Thirty Years After a Hundred Year Flood: Judicial Elections and the Administration of Justice

Workers’ Compensation Section – WCS

Program 31

Substantial Medical Evidence in Workers’ Compensation or How to Pass the Sniff Test

Program 41

Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury: Liens, Credits, and Other Issues Explained

Program 51

Mastering the Mandatory Settlement Conference (MSC)