LE Section – Wage and Hour Discovery – Oct. 19

Mistral Restaurant
370 Bridge Pkwy #6
Redwood City, CA 94065

Attorneys April Glatt and TJ Walsh of the law firm Chauvel & Glatt LLP in San Mateo will be leading an interactive discussion regarding “Wage-and-Hour Discovery: Common Privacy Objections from Employers and Employees”. April and TJ are active participants in our section and focus their practice on employer-only representation, from California Labor Code compliance, employer documentation and agreements, through litigation.

Their presentation will include:  (1) a brief overview of privacy under the California Constitution; (2) objections by Employers to discovery of personnel records of other employees in representative actions (as opposed to class actions); and (3) objections by Employees to discovery of records of personal activities during working hours.

Cost: $55 for Labor/Employment section members and $65 for non-section members. Cost includes 1-hour of MCLE credit and a delicious three-course lunch.

Registration: Please login on the SMCBA website to register for this event or RSVP to kdebski@bmdlegal.com by October 17, 2018.

If you wish to pay by check, please make check payable to SMCBA and send to: 333 Bradford St., Ste. 200, Redwood City, CA 94063. Attn: Barbara Guzman or bring a check with you to the event. *Please note what event you are paying for and the name of the attendee.

2018 Fee Arbitration Roundtable – November 7, 2018

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The Client Relations Committee would like to invite new and seasoned arbitrators to attend the 2018 Fee Arbitrator Roundtable event. Interested in arbitrating? Come see what it’s all about!!

Please join us on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, for Fee Arbitrator Training. The topics to discuss will include

  • Detection and Analysis of Bill Padding  Issues
  • Statute of Limitation Issues
  • Fee Agreement: Void, Voidable, or Otherwise Unenforceable?
  • Determination of Reasonable Fee
  • How to Address Malpractice Claims

Cost: This event is free for all SMCBA members and $25 for non-members.  Please register for the event by logging into your SMCBA profile. If you wish to pay by check, please send your check payable to SMCBA, to 333 Bradford St., Ste. 200, Redwood City, CA 94063. Attn: Heena Khangura . *Note the space is limited, please RSVP asap. A $40 late fee will be charged if you RSVP after 10/30/2018. 

Lunch and three hour of MCLE Credit will be provided for attendance.

Funky Credit Day XXIV – January 25, 2019

Funky Credit Day XXIV – January 25, 2019

The Funky Credit Day Program is held each year for members of The State Bar of California who are actively practicing law. Attorneys are required to complete a total of 25 hours of approved credit every three years, which include credits on ethics as well as competence issues, such as substance abuse and mental health.

Although everyone is welcome to attend this program, we would like to remind you that MCLE Group 1 (A-G) has a deadline of 2/1/2019 to report their MCLE to the State Bar. MCLE Group 3 (N-Z) must report their credits by 2/1/20, and MCLE Group 2 (H-M) has a deadline of 2/1/2021.

This upcoming year, the Funky Credit Day event will offer 7 hours of MCLE (4 hours of Legal Ethics, 1 hour of Substance/Competence Issues, 1 hour of Elimination of Bias, and 1 hour of General Law). You are welcome to register now!

It’s never too early to start accumulating your MCLE credits!