Alameda County
Bar Association

ACBA Free October 


Alameda County Bar Association

Test drive bar membership and find out if it’s a good investment in your career!

No risk, no obligation! We want to make it even easier to check out all the great benefits we offer our members. We’re offering all CLEs under two hours for free, and all networking events for free in October. 

Joining your local bar is a great way to make connections, get discounts on products and services you use every day, and grow your practice.

Important Dates

Programs and events are held at the ACBA office in downtown Oakland unless stated otherwise. ACBA CLEs and networking events under 2 hours are FREE in October! 


October 2, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Immigration Section
Immigration October Study Group

October 4, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Labor and Employment Section
Worker’s Compensation 101

October 9, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
An Introduction to Legal Research on Fastcase

October 10, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
ACBA Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Criminal Law Sections
ACBA October Side Bar Social

October 11, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ACBA ADR Section
Successful Personal Injury Mediation Outcomes

October 12, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Case Manage Web Showcase

October 16, 2018
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
ACBA Family Law Section
Identifying Assets and Mitigating Obstacles in a Vocational Evaluation

October 17, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. 
VLSC and the ACBA Family Law Section
VLSC Family Law Day of Court Volunteer Training

October 18, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m
New Cal Bar Rules for Unbundling, Limited Scope Representation and Flat Fees

October 18, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 
ACBA Barristers and Trial Practice Sections
Evidence Tool Kit Part One

October 19, 2018
(Rene C. Davidson)
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Superior Court and the ACBA
The Science and Treatment of the Disease of Addiction

October 23, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ACBA Business Section
Classification of Workers as Employees vs. Independent Contractors After Dynamex

October 24, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Bankruptcy Section
70 New Ethics Rules: What the Bankruptcy Law Practitioner Needs to Know!

October 25, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
ACBA Cannabis Section
Tales of Two Cities: SF and Oakland Cannabis Equity Programs

October 25, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 
ACBA Barristers and Trial Practice Sections
Evidence Tool Kit Part Two

October 26, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
ACBA Labor and Employment Section
Annual ACBA Labor & Employment Symposium

October 31, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
What California Attorneys Need to Know About the New Ethics Rules

October 31, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
ACBA Barristers Section
ACBA Creepy Crawly Halloween Bash

Membership rates for 2018:

Take 50% off these rates for the remainder of 2018

Law Students and New Admittees (admitted to practice after December 1, 2017): $25
Admitted to Practice within 1-5 years: $185
Admitted to Practice within 6-10 years: $265
Admitted to Practice within 11+ years: $290
Legal Services Attorneys, Non-Practicing Attorneys, and Judicial Members: $125
Affiliate Members (e.g. non-attorney accountants, paralegals etc): $210

Special Benefits

Use the Alameda County Bar Association to grow your practice or find that job. We have monthly programs, events, and we’re accepting applications for mentors and mentees for our mentoring program aimed specifically to attorneys within their first 10 years of practice. Learn more