Alameda County
Bar Association

ACBA Free October 2019 


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 extending our FREE CLE policy (all CLEs under two hours), and all networking events for free to non members in October. ACBA members always have access to free CLE and social events.

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.

Calendar of Events

Programs and events are held at the ACBA office in downtown Oakland unless stated otherwise. ACBA CLEs are always FREE for ACBA members! 



October 15, 2019
(Ale Industries)
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ACBA Real Estate Section
Beer, BBQ, and Banter: Real Estate Panel on COPA/TOPA + Social at Ale Industries

October 17, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ACBA Criminal Law Section
Nuts and Bolts: Preparing a Criminal Case for Preliminary Examination

October 22, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ACBA ADR, Family Law, and Trusts & Estates Sections
Avoiding litigation in family disputes: Spotting issues and resolving conflict through counsel and mediation

October 23, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ACBA ADR Section
Tools for Effective Representation and Resolution of Cases for Parties Suffering from Trauma in the #MeToo Era

October 23, 2019
(Downtown Wine Merchants)
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ACBA Delegation to Conference of California Bar Associations SocialOctober 23, 2019
5:30PM – 7:00PM
ACBA Trial Practice Section
What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Insurance

October 24, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ACBA Wellness Section
Substance Use and Mental Health Issues Among Attorneys

October 28, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
ACBA Barristers Section
Halloween Ghoulish Game Night

October 29, 2019
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Identification and Preservation of Electronically Stored Information

October 29, 2019
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Barrister Section
Dine with a Judge: Gail Brewster Bereola

October 29, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
ACBA ADR and Trusts & Estates Sections
Enforcing Judgments Against Spendthrift Trusts

October 30, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ACBA IP Section
Overview of IP Protection & Enforcement



November 5, 2019
12:00PM – 1:00PM
ACBA Immigration Section
November Immigration Study Group

November 7, 2019
8:30AM – 6:00PM
ACBA Complex Litigation Symposium

November 13, 2019
5:30PM – 7:00PM
ACBA Barristers and Public Entity Law Sections
The Public Service Lifestyle

November 14, 2019
12:00PM – 1:15PM
ACBA Barrister Section
Dine with a Judge: Jason Chin and Eumi Lee

November 14, 2019
5:30PM – 7:30PM
ACBA Bankruptcy Section
ACBA November Side Bar Social

November 15, 2019
(Wendel Rosen LLP)
ACBA Bankruptcy Section
11:30AM – 4:30PM
ACBA Bankruptcy Symposium

November 19, 2019
12:00PM – 1:00PM
ACBA Business Section
Trust Account Accounting – Avoiding Problems

November 20, 2019
5:30PM – 6:30PM
ACBA Wellness Section
Mindfulness for Competency: Meditation for Attorneys and Skeptics


Membership is only $50 for the remainder of 2019!*

*Law students and new admittees are still only $25 for the year

My ACBA Membership inspires me to

  • Keep up to date in my practice areas through unlimited MCLEs
  • Meet new people and stay connected in the legal community through social events
  • Sharpen my business acumen through sections and leadership opportunities on committees and boards
  • Give back in a meaningful way utilizing my legal skills through volunteerism at legal clinics

The Alameda County Bar Association’s annual membership is all-inclusive. One annual membership fee includes unlimited access to free MCLEs, free networking events, free legal research tool Fastcase, and free notary services. The Alameda County Bar Association’s all-inclusive membership is bar none – the value of benefits and services is unparalleled in comparable associations.

Sold? Join online here!

Special Benefits for Newer Attorneys

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

There are three easy ways to join:

           ACBA, Attn: Membership
           548 Market Street, PMB 22692
           San Francisco, CA 94104-5401