Important Dates

Remember – CLE is FREE for ACBA members

Important DatesNew ACBA programs and events are added daily! For more information about August CLE programs and events, or to register, please call 510-302-2201, visit www.acbanet.org/calendar. 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 August CLE we offer and register here: www.acbanet.org/calendar/

August 3, 2018
(Tilden Park Golf Course)
11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
ACBA Barristers Section
ACBA Barristers Golf Classic

The Barristers Golf Classic supports the education, mentoring and professional development of new attorneys in Alameda County. Whether you’re a new golfer wanting to spend an afternoon networking with other attorneys and judges, or an experienced golfer hoping to see your name engraved on the President’s Cup, you’re welcome at the ACBA Barristers Golf Classic!

August 7, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Immigration Section
Immigration August Study Group

Members of the ACBA Immigration Section are invited to attend monthly meetings of our Immigration Study Group. The Study Group usually meets on the first Tuesday of each month.

August 15, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Real Estate Section
Easements and Boundary Disputes: Recent Case Developments

In 1996 Prop 215 known as the Compassionate Use Act was passed. It ushered in a movement that has culminated in the nation’s fastest growing industry. Commercial adult-use cannabis is now available in 5 states with over 25 states having some form of medical commercial cannabis markets. This CLE hopes to provide a surface level foundation on the legal history of the medical and adult-use commercial cannabis markets in California.

August 15, 2018
(Fort Green)
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
ACBA Cannabis, Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration, Labor and Employment, and Trusts & Estates Sections
August Side Bar Social at Fort Green

We hope you can join us at Fort Green for an evening of socializing at Fort Green, one of Old Oakland’s newest sports bars.

August 16, 2018
(Lungomare)
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VLSC
Dine Around for Justice at Lungomare

Every August, the finest local restaurants join the ACBA Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) to present Dine Around for Justice, an event to raise funds to provide legal services for low-income people in Alameda County. These restaurants generously agree to donate 15% of one evening’s food and beverage revenue to support VLSC.

August 21, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
ACBA
Film Screening of “And Then They Came For Us”

Come see the groundbreaking documentary “And Then They Came For Us” which covers the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII and parallels it to the recent decision by SCOTUS knows as the “Muslim Ban”.  The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the issue by three distinguished attorneys familiar with the immigration and constitutional law landscape.

August 22, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Summer Solo Series
Designing and Marketing a Sustainable Practice

Please join is to learn how to successfully design and market a sustainable practice. The program will cover steps on how to create a business plan and partnership agreement, how to increase your brand and profile through social media and other marketing tools including SEO. 

August 23, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Summer Solo Series
Mechanics of a Solo Practice

This program is designed to help young attorneys figure out the basics of how to structure their practice. Learn the best options for billing, time keeping and malpractice insurance and the difference between full representation vs. limited scope representation.

August 23, 2018
(À Côté)
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VLSC
Dine Around for Justice: À Côté

Every August, the finest local restaurants join the ACBA Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) to present Dine Around for Justice, an event to raise funds to provide legal services for low-income people in Alameda County. These restaurants generously agree to donate 15% of one evening’s food and beverage revenue to support VLSC.

August 29, 2018
(Drake’s Dealership)
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Barristers Night Out at Drake’s Dealership

The ACBA Barristers are meeting up for an evening at Drake’s Dealership in Oakland! This is a casual non hosted event. Drake’s is conveniently located  a few short blocks from 19th St. Bart. Drake’s boasts fire pits, outdoor seating, craft beer, and pizza. 

August 30, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ACBA Immigration Section
Recent Caselaw and Strategies in Immigration Court

Hear from Immigration Judges Carol A. King (Ret.) and Polly Webber (Ret.) on effective case strategies in immigration court.  The judges will address how recent decisions by Attorney General Sessions, the BIA, and the federal courts impact these strategies, including asylum strategy after Matter of A-B-. 

August 30, 2018
(Pizzaiolo)
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VLSC
Dine Around for Justice at Pizzaiolo

Every August, the finest local restaurants join the ACBA Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) to present Dine Around for Justice, an event to raise funds to provide legal services for low-income people in Alameda County. These restaurants generously agree to donate 15% of one evening’s food and beverage revenue to support VLSC.

Learn more about the CLE we offer and register here: www.acbanet.org/calendar/