88th Annual Meeting of The State Bar of California
My Annual MeetingLegal Specialization

The State Bar of California 88th Annual Meeting
October 8-11, 2015
Anaheim, California

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

Legal Specialization by Area

Appellate Law

Program 5

It's All About The Record: Protecting And Presenting The Record On Appeal

Program 30

The Post-Evidentiary, Pre-Appeal Phase of a Family Law Case

Program 36

Bankruptcy Appellate Practice

Program 60

Appeals: That’s Not How We Do It In This Court

Program 71

Petitions for Review in the California Supreme Court

Program 104

Appeals: Write Right . . . Brief Brief Writing

Program 120

Advanced Civil and Criminal Writ Practice in the California Court of Appeal

Bankruptcy Law

Program 23

Overview of Tax Issues that Arise in Bankruptcy   

Program 33

Limited Scope Representation in Bankruptcy and Consumer Law

Program 36

Bankruptcy Appellate Practice

Program 81

Ninth Circuit & Supreme Court Bankruptcy Year in Review

Criminal Law

Program 9

50 Shades of “Brady”: DA Discovery Obligations and Sanctions for Violations

Program 16

California Language Access Plan: Language Barriers Preventing Access to Justice

Program 29

Elimination of Bias in Jury Selection: Wheeler/Batson/Lenix in the Courtroom

Program 50

Courtroom Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts from the Judicial Perspective

Program 59

Review of Federal Discovery Obligations for Prosecutors

Program 65

Ethics for Criminal Law Attorneys

Program 78

Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Series: Voir Dire

Program 94

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

Program 105

Domestic Violence in the New Era

Program 115

Addressing the Needs of Persons with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System

Program 120

Advanced Civil and Criminal Writ Practice in the California Court of Appeal

Program 120

Advanced Civil and Criminal Writ Practice in the California Court of Appeal

Program 122

In Limine Motions: When Before You Begin Trial

Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law

Program 24

Medi-Cal Long Term Care:  Estate Planning Strategies Under New and Proposed Regulations

Program 34

Estate Planning to Avoid Litigation: Strategies to Turn What May Seem Inevitable to Avoidable

Program 45

The "Guide to the Rules of Professional Conduct for Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Counsel"

Program 56

Understanding the Remedies Available for Financial Elder Abuse

Program 101

Recent Developments in Trust and Estates Law

Program 108

Using Judicial Council Forms Correctly in a Probate Proceeding

Family Law

Program 13

Legal Issues for California Domestic Violence Shelters and Youth Shelters

Program 30

The Post-Evidentiary, Pre-Appeal Phase of a Family Law Case

Program 51

Recent Developments in Family Law

Program 95

When Three is Not A Crowd: Multi-Parent Families

Program 105

Domestic Violence in the New Era

Program 117

Dealing with Children Who Resist Contact with a Parent

Program 125

Stop! I have a Restraining Order -- I Still Love You!

Program 126

Divorce and Taxes (Death is Less Bothersome)

Franchise and Distribution Law

Program 47

Practical Tips for Negotiating Commercial Leases for Franchise Locations

Immigration and Nationality Law

Program 42

International Law: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Update

Program 52

Unaccompanied Minors: An International Law Approach to the Humanitarian Crisis at the U.S. Border

Legal Malpractice Law

Program 4

Strict Mediation Confidentiality? Not So Fast!

Program 6

Finding Coverage: Practical Tips on Locating Insurance for Your Practice

Program 7

A National Survey of Social Media Issues Impacting Lawyers: More Problems on the Horizon Here?

Program 10

Understanding Attorney Client Trust Accounts

Program 11

Examining Opening Statement Strategies for Plaintiffs and Defense Attorneys      

Program 14

Basic Legal Skills Necessary for Advising Clients Doing Business Online

Program 17

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

Program 22

Introducing Social Media into Evidence

Program 25

When Deals Go Bad: Drafting Contracts with Litigation in Mind

Program 26

Is the Lid Off?  Crafting an Effective Insurance Policy Limit

Program 27

Avoid the Void:  Considerations in Billing Your Law Firm's Clients

Program 28

Ethics Update 2015: Significant Developments in the Law of Lawyering

Program 32

What Do You Mean You're Not My Client?

Program 33

Limited Scope Representation in Bankruptcy and Consumer Law

Program 39

Dealing with Difficult Clients in Your Law Practice

Program 45

The "Guide to the Rules of Professional Conduct for Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Counsel"

Program 48

Tricky Billing Issues: It’s Not Easy Making Green in a Busy Law Firm

Program 50

Courtroom Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts from the Judicial Perspective

Program 55

Partnership Tax Nuts & Bolts: Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Forming Partnerships and LLCs

Program 62

Top Ten Things that Put Lawyers in Hot Water

Program 63

Sometimes It Takes Just One: Know Where Your Insurance Policy Takes You If A Claim Is Made

Program 64

Ethics for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

Program 72

Client Threatening to Sue: Best Practices for Mitigating Your Exposure

Program 85

Ethics of Getting Your Legal Fees Paid

Program 87

Honing Your Client Intake Skills to Avoid Practice Challenges

Program 92

The Past Year in Review:  Recent Developments in the Law of Lawyering

Program 107

In My Opinion: A Review of the Latest Technology Rules to Protect Attorney & Client Confidentiality

Program 109

Ethics and Social Media:  Cybersleuthing, Predatory Friending and More

Program 112

The Dark Side:  Why Lawyers Do Bad Things -- An Encore

Program 114

Insurance 101: Key Concepts of Insurance

Taxation Law

Program 23

Overview of Tax Issues that Arise in Bankruptcy   

Program 55

Partnership Tax Nuts & Bolts: Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Forming Partnerships and LLCs

Program 79

Effective Representation with IRS Tax Collection

Program 101

Recent Developments in Trust and Estates Law

Program 126

Divorce and Taxes (Death is Less Bothersome)

Workers’ Compensation Law

Program 35

Advanced Neurological Issues in Workers’ Compensation

Program 46

Workers’ Compensation Trial Practice: Putting Forth Your Best Case

Program 57 

Workers’ Compensation Medical Treatment Update