Alameda County
Bar Association

December Upcoming Programs and Events 
Upcoming Programs and Events

Important DatesWe’ve got some exciting things in store for 2017, including FREE CLE for our members! More info coming soon.

New events are added daily! For more information about upcoming programs, or to register, please call 510-302-2201, visit Lunch (or snacks for evening events) will be provided for most MCLE programs. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to program start time, and events are held at the ACBA office, at 1000 Broadway, Suite 480, in Oakland, unless stated otherwise. Please note: there is an extra $10 fee for day-of and walk-in registrations.

Essentials of eDiscovery CLEFrom Bits to Bytes: Essentials of eDiscovery
Sponsor: Labor and Employment Section
Date: December 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
MCLE: 2 hours general credit
Cost: $0-65, depending on membership status
Speakers: Joshua Gilliland and Benjamin Rose
Is it all binary to you? Join the Labor and Employment Section to find out what you need to know about eDiscovery. Speakers Joshua Gilliland and Benjamin Rose will help you understand the relevant technology, how to preserve and store electronic evidence, and how to authenticate the data. They’ll also discuss how to draft effective eDiscovery requests, how to respond to them, and your obligations in the world of eDiscovery. Register/Learn More

ACBA's MCLE Compliance Countdown

MCLE Compliance Countdown

Sponsor: ACBA
Date: December 16, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
MCLE: 6.5 hours general credit
Cost: Only $150 for ACBA members! ($250 for non members)
Please join us for a full day of MCLE programs, worth 6.5 hours of specialty MCLE credit! Why scramble to meet the State Bar’s requirements when you can knock out all six hours of mandatory specialty credits in one day? Similar programs cost upwards of $600, don’t miss out on this great deal for quality cheap CLE!

For those attorneys with last names beginning with N-Z (Group 3), it is especially important for you to obtain your required MCLE credits before the compliance period ends on January 31, 2017. The State Bar’s deadline to report MCLE compliance for Group 3 is February 1, 2017. Register/Learn More

Trusts and Estates Study GroupTrusts and Estates December Study Group
Sponsor: ACBA Trusts and Estates Section
Cost: FREE
Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Members of the ACBA Trusts and Estates Section and EBTEL are invited to attend monthly meetings of the ACBA Trusts and Estates Study Group. The Study Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month. The study group is an opportunity for both new and experienced practitioners to ask practice questions, collaborate and learn. Register/Learn More

And coming up in January…

ACBA 2017 Installation and Distinguished Service Awards Gala

For the full calendar of events, please visit: To learn more about our practice area sections, please visit our website or contact our Membership and Education Manager Hadassah Hayashi at or (510) 302-2200.