Alameda County
Bar Association

July Upcoming Programs and Events 

Remember – CLE is FREE for ACBA members

Important DatesNew ACBA programs and events are added daily! For more information about July CLE programs and events, 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 290, in Oakland, unless stated otherwise. Please note: there will be a $10 administrative fee if you cannot make the program, and do not cancel in advance. A $10 fee will also be assessed for day-of and walk-in registrations.

Learn more about the upcoming July CLE we offer and register here:

July 10,2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Immigration Section
Immigration July Study Group
The study group is an opportunity for both new and experienced practitioners to ask practice questions, collaborate and learn. This meeting is not MCLE eligible.

July 10, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
CAAP and ACBA Criminal Law Section
Nuts and Bolts: Preparing a Criminal Case for Preliminary Examination

A preliminary examination is preliminary. However, it is not, as so many district attorneys and judges say, “just a PX.”  This is a crucial time for your client where your factual and legal preparation can change the course of the case.  Please join us for a presentation about the nuts and bolts of organization, preparation and the conduct of actual preliminary examinations.  Techniques and knowledge can tip the scales in negotiation and holding orders for your clients.

July 17, 2018
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Trusts and Estates Section
Trusts and Estates July Study Group

The study group is an opportunity for both new and experienced practitioners to ask practice questions, collaborate and learn.

July 18, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Real Estate Section
Hot Topics in Local Rent Control

Matt Brown, Staff Attorney for the City of Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, and Richard Illgen, Deputy City Attorney for the City of Oakland, will discuss recent and expected changes to Berkeley and Oakland Rent Control Ordinances, including owner move-in eviction requirements, procedures and obligations. 

July 20, 2018
(Oracle Arena)
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
ACBA Barristers Section
Barristers Night Out: Oakland A’s v SF Giants

Please join the ACBA Barristers Section and the Charles Houston Bar Association for a night out at the Oakland Athletics game against the San Francisco Giants on Friday July 20th. Get your tickets before they are all gone!

July 24, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ACBA Immigration Section
With the End of Temporary Protected Status, Now What? Practical Tips & Strategies for Long Term Solutions

Over 300,000 individuals from ten countries are affected by the termination of Temporary Protected Status. Many of these individuals have long term solutions to this problem, but these solutions need to be identified and pursued, and time is of the essence. Come learn practical screening tips, how to understand the most common issues, and strategies for attacking frequent, and often complicated, scenarios. Hot topics will include jurisdiction, immediate relative vs. preference category distinctions, and consular processing.

July 24, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Women in Law Series: Battling Bias – Female Law Firm Partners

Welcome to the second CLE in our Women in Law Series. This panel will focus on issues women face in the practice of law. Our panelists will discuss bias, challenges and experiences related to becoming law firm partners.

July 26, 2018
(Lake Chalet)
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
ACBA Summer Reception + Fingerprinting

Mix and mingle with members of the bench, bar and staff at our 2018 Summer Reception.

July 31, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Attract the Best and Let Go of the Rest: Knowing When and How to Fire a Difficult Client

Please join the Alameda County Bar Association for a program that will provide practical tips you can implement immediately so you can spend less time with difficult clients and more time with your dream clients!

Learn more about the CLE we offer and register here: