As we promised, we have added more January MCLE webinars to help you reach your CLE goals. The California State Bar requires attorneys to complete 25 hours of continuing legal education courses every three years in order to maintain their standing. February 1, 2022, is the deadline for bar members in Compliance Group 1 (last names A-G), so take advantage of our inexpensive MCLE webinars!
- Tuesday, January 4: Managing Implicit Bias in the Workplace (1 hour Bias Participatory MCLE): We are starting our 2022 MCLEs with one of our favorite speakers, Ray English (Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean, Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law at Arizona State University) discussing implicit bias in our workplaces and legal systems. English will discuss creating inclusive environments, turning the tables on difficult conversations, and managing implicit bias in the practice of law and the workplace.
- Wednesday, January 5: Pet Law Updates for Owners, Service Providers, & Lawyers (1 hour General Participatory MCLE): We all love our furry friends, and in this webinar, Attorney Cheryl Nolan will discuss how disputes over animals can arise in every area of law. From kitty visitation schedules to estate planning for a beloved tortoise, animal-loving lawyers can always find ways to add pets to their practice!
- Thursday, January 6: Free Legal Technology Tools (1 hour General Participatory MCLE): Are you taking advantage of the FREE technology tools that are available for lawyers and pro se litigants in San Diego? Speakers Adriana Linares, Technology and Practice Management Advisor for the SDCBA, and Lisa Foster, our own Reference Librarian, will introduce you to some free legal technology tools, including Legal Forms, Research Guides, Productivity Apps, and Websites and Databases for Legal Research.
- Wednesday, January 12: Introduction to Westlaw Edge (1 hour General Participatory MCLE): This class will discuss the latest edition of Westlaw, Westlaw Edge, which incorporates AI technology to make your legal research more efficient and effective. Speaker Dan Feller, Client Manager for Thomson Reuters/Westlaw, will provide valuable insights into the advantages of Westlaw Edge, which is now available at the law library!
- Thursday, January 20: Unfair Competition Law: The Basics and Beyond (1 hour General Participatory MCLE): Deputy City Attorney Christina Giorgio of the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit will provide an overview of the Unfair Competition Law – Business and Professions Code Section 17200 et seq., and the special role City Attorneys play in enforcing it in the areas of consumer protection and workers’ rights.
- Tuesday, January 25: Common Mistake that Litigators Make that Damage their Chances of Appeal (1 hour General Participatory MCLE): Regardless of your practice area, preserving the right to appeal is integral to good lawyering. In this presentation Johanna Schiavoni and Melanie Gould of California Appellate Law Group, LLP will discuss procedural traps frequently encountered by trial lawyers and how those mistakes can fatally undermine otherwise meritorious appeals.
- Thursday, January 27: Legal Issues Faced by Craft Breweries (1 hour General Participatory MCLE): This patron-favorite MCLE topic is back again! Speaker Candace Moon, The Craft Beer Attorney is back to discuss the legal issues that are involved with opening these breweries, which means topics like entity formation, securities, labor and employment, contracts, trademark, franchise law, and state, local, and federal registration!
Be sure to register as soon as possible, these webinars fill up quickly!
Our online MCLE classes are only $10 each, but if you purchase our MCLE Class Package for $75, you will be able to attend as many MCLEs as you want from the date you sign up through the end of 2022! In addition to unlimited MCLE classes like these, you will also have access to online databases such as Trellis, Gale California Legal Forms, HeinOnline, and the National Consumer Law Database.
Our MCLE webinars are just one of the many resources that we have made available to help you with your legal education during the COVID-19 crisis. Check out our Classes, Legal Databases, and COVID-19 Legal Issues pages for more information! If you have any questions about our webinars or accessing our legal databases, please contact us by email or telephone.