Friday, April 14, 2023
In Person and Via Zoom
Please arrive at Crown Plaza Hotel at 11:40am
1221 Chess Dr. Syracuse Room (1st floor), Foster City, CA, 94404

You can present a case convincing to your Judicial Officer’s intellectual side.  Do you know how to present a case also convincing to Judicial Officer’s emotional side?   Understanding the heuristic, affective decision-making processes we all use will enhance your courtroom persuasion.

Ron Granberg is a Past President of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, a Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Chapter, and a Past President of the Monterey County Bar Association.  He taught Legal Research and Writing at the Monterey College of Law for 37 years, also teaching Trial Advocacy there for 24 years.  Ron has published 23 family law articles and has made over 200 professional presentations.  He talks a lot.

Cost (includes lunch):  $55 for section members and $65 for non-section members. Cost also includes 1.0 hour of General Law MCLE credit.

Registration and Information: Please click on the button below to register for this event. If you wish to pay by check, please still register online first and send your check payable to SMCBA, to: 333 Bradford St., Ste. 150, Redwood City, CA 94063. Attn: Events. *Please note for which event you are paying and the name of the attendee.

Logistics: Your Zoom credentials will automatically be emailed to you shortly after you register online, as well as the day and hour before the event. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into a Zoom account to join the webinar. The written materials for the webinar will be emailed to attendees the morning of the event. 

Contact Info for this Event: For questions about this event, please email

For in person cancellations, the cancellation must be receivedONE WEEK BEFORE the event. If you do not cancel within one week prior to the event or do not show up to the event, you will be charged the full amount.

For zoom cancellations, must be received at least 48 hours prior to the event for a full refund of the registration fee for those who register via Zoom. If you do not cancel within 48 hours or do not show up to the event, you will be charged the full amount.