Happy New Year from the Law Library! Now that the holidays are over, the State Bar of California’s MCLE deadline for Compliance Group 1 is just a few weeks away. Fortunately, we have plenty of classes to help you on your continuing legal education journey. And, at only $10 per class, we make it affordable and convenient!

Here is this week’s line-up of MCLE webinars. For a list of all scheduled classes, check out our Eventbrite page.

  • Tuesday, January 4th: Managing Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession (1 Hour Elimination of Bias Participatory Credit): Speaker and Assistant Dean and Professor at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law Ray English will discuss the persistence of implicit bias in our legal system and workplaces. Participants will learn to provide clients with the best solutions and create inclusive environments and effective teams. That effort must start with managing implicit biases in their workplaces. This program will explore implicit bias and its impact on the legal system and practice of law. The presentation will also provide insight and specific guidance on how to turn the table on difficult conversations, resulting in a better understanding of how to manage implicit bias in the practice of law and the workplace.


  • Wednesday, January 5th: Pet Law Update for Owners, Service Providers, and Lawyers (1 Hour General Participatory Credit): Speaker Atty. Cheryl Nolan has dedicated her legal career to providing essential legal services for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations that require a unique perceptive on the legal system concerning animals. This unique presentation addresses the legal issues related to pets, including service animals, long-term care pet planning, puppy scams, barks and dog parks, mediation for pet disputes, and how animal lovers can add pets to their practice.


  • Thursday, January 6th: Free Legal Technology Tools (1 Hour General Participatory Credit): This presentation by San Diego County Bar Association’s Technology & Program Management Advisor Adriana Linares and Reference Librarian Lisa Foster will introduce participants to FREE legal technology tools like legal forms, research guides, productivity apps, legal research tools, and other technology resources available from the Law Library and the County Bar Association.

Be sure to register as soon as possible, these webinars fill up quickly! And remember, all classes take place from 12 pm to 1 pm.

As mentioned, 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 for a year from the date you sign up! 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 ClassesLegal 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.