Free October

October Upcoming Programs and Events

Programs and events will be held virtually until further notice due to the COVID-19 crisis. ACBA CLEs are FREE for ACBA members! 

Free October Programming

Test drive bar membership and find out if it’s a good investment in your career! We want to make it even easier for non members to check out all the great benefits we offer our members. We’re offering CLEs* under two hours for free, and networking events for free in October. ACBA members, of course, always have access to free CLE and 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. Check out our calendar of events here

*Some co-sponsored events fall outside the free programming. Please check each event for details.

Important Dates

AnchorPrograms and Events by Date

Programs and events will be held virtually through the end of 2020 (at least) due to the COVID-19 crisis. ACBA CLEs are FREE for ACBA members! Italicized entries are sponsored by other organizations and may be subject to fees. 

October 1, 2020
5:30PM – 7:00PM    
ACBA Barrister Section, BALIF, EBLRLA  
ACBA Barristers & Bench Officers Virtual Social Night 2

October 1, 2020
5:30PM – 7:00PM    
ACBA Real Estate Section
TOPA: First Rights to Purchase by Tenants and Nonprofits

October 5, 2020
12:00PM – 1:30PM    
ACBA/CHBA/CABL
Implicit Bias Trainings – Do They Work?

October 5, 2020
5:00PM – 6:30PM
ACBA, CHBA, CABL
Federal Police Intervention in Protests

October 6, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM    
ACBA Immigration Section
October Immigration Study Group

October 6, 2020
12:00PM – 1:15PM    
ACBA  IP Section
An Intro to Music Licensing

October 6, 2020
6:00PM – 7:00PM    
ACBA and LWV
Pros and Cons of November Ballot Measures 

October 7
12:00PM – 1:00PM
ACBA and WLAC
Coffee with Women Judges of the Alameda County Bench

October 8, 2020
6:00PM – 8:00PM    
ACBA and LWV
Alameda County Candidate Forum

October 13, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM
ACBA Family Law Section
The Role of a Certified Financial Planner in Family Law

October 14, 2020
7:00PM – 9:00PM
ACBA
Movie Night: Stacey Abrams Documentary

October 15, 2020
12:15PM – 1:15PM
ACBA Business Law Section
Comparison of Trump and Biden Tax Proposals

October 15, 2020
5:30PM – 7:30PM
ACBA Barristers and Trusts and Estates Sections
Introduction to Trust Litigation, Part One

October 16, 2020
12:15PM – 1:30PM
ACBA
Civics Outreach Information Seminar

October 19, 2020
5:00PM – 7:00PM
ACBA, CHBA, CABL
Housing Justice

October 20, 2020
12:00PM – 1:30PM
ACBA ADR Section and CCCBA
Impact of COVID-19 on Civil Courts & Jury Trials in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

October 20, 2020
5:00PM – 6:30PM
ACBA Barristers Section
Upgrade Your Online Presence for Lawyers

October 21, 2020
5:30PM – 7:00PM
ACBA
ACBA Escape Room Night

October 22, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM
ACBA and WLAC
Coffee with Women Judges of the Alameda County Bench

October 22, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM    
Thomson Reuters Legal
Virtual Fireside Chat with Practical Law Senior Legal Editor

October 26, 2020
12:00PM – 1:30PM
ACBA ADR and Trusts & Estates Sections
Mediating Trust, Estate and Conservatorship Disputes Remotely During COVID and Beyond

October 27, 2020
5:00PM – 6:30PM
ACBA Public Entity Law Section
On the Nature of Privileges: A Panel Discussion on Governmental Legal Privileges

October 29, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM    
ACBA
Writ Petitions: When and How to Use Them

October 29, 2020
5:30PM – 7:00PM
ACBA
A Halloween Murder Mystery