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NEXT SGVBA -LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: “Substance Use Disorders, Mental Health and the Practice of Law.” presented by Greg Dorst J.D., CADC II.

FRIDAY November 1, 2019 @ 12:30 PM SHARP!
Place:  Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.

Join us at the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association’s general meeting!

The presentation provides 1.0 hours towards the required MCLE for the State Bar of California.

Greg Dorst was born in Fontana CA in 1955, the son steel mill parents. In 1973 he graduated from Chaffey High School and elected to attend Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, CA. By 1983 Greg had earned a law school degree from the University of La Verne College of Law and passed the California State Bar Exam.

As an attorney, Greg worked as a trial lawyer for the San Bernardino County Office of the District Attorney and as a private practitioner specializing in criminal defense and real estate litigation. In July of 1997, Greg stopped practicing law and began a new chapter in his life.

The year 2000 brought Certification as an Addiction Specialist and a career in the field of mental health and addiction. In 2004 Greg was selected to consult for the Other Bar, working with attorneys, judges and law students in need of help for substance abuse issues and mental health needs.

Moreover, in 2009 Greg became the CEO of Social Science Services, Inc., providing treatment for concurrent substance use disorders and mental health concerns for men, women, women with children and special needs adults at various sites throughout the Inland Empire area.

In addition to the foregoing, Greg is a licensed minister and spiritual counselor bringing a wealth of spiritual knowledge and healing experience to those in need. In addition to his work with the Other Bar, he is currently a Staff Minister at the Sanctuary for Spiritual Living in Covina, Ca.

 

NEXT SGVBA -LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: ” Government Tort Liability ” by Kenneth Tanji, Jr.

FRIDAY October 4, 2019 @ 12:30 PM SHARP!
Place: Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.

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Kenneth Tanji Jr. is a partner with LT Pacific Law Group LLP in City of Industry.

Mr. Tanji has more than 25 years of legal experience. He focuses on employment, business, real estate, and personal injury cases.

Mr. Tanji attended college at UC Davis and law school at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.

Currently, Mr. Tanji is a fee arbitrator with the Los Angeles County Bar Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Services program and is a board member of the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association.
The presentation provides 1.0 hours towards the required MCLE for the State Bar of California.

Our mailing address is:
San Gabriel Valley Bar Assn.
P.O. Box 7085
Alhambra, CA 91802-9998

NEXT SGVBA -September 6, 2019 LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: “E-2 Visas” by Ally Bolour and Alexander Carl

NEXT SGVBA -LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: “E-2 Visas” by Ally Bolour and Alexander Carl

FRIDAY September 6, 2019 @ 12:30 PM SHARP!
Place: Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us at the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association’s general meeting!

Ally Bolour has been practicing immigration law since 1996. He is the managing attorney of Bolour Immigration Group, a full service immigration law firm in Los Angeles. He is an elected Director at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Previously, he served on the Board of Trustees at the American Immigration Council. He is a member of the LA County Bar Association & the LGBT Bar Association. Ally is a frequent speaker on immigration issues for AILA and other local, national, and international organizations. He is fluent in Persian.

NEXT SGVBA -LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: ” Latest Developments: U.S. Customs and Border Protection & Asylum Processing” by Daniel T. Huang, Esq.

FRIDAY July 12, 2019 @ 12:30 PM SHARP!
Place: Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.

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Biography of Daniel T. Huang, Esq.

Daniel T. Huang has been practicing immigration law since 1996. He is a certified specialist in immigration and nationality law with the State Bar of California. Daniel currently serves on the Board of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (“LACBA”) as a trustee representing the immigration section. Prior to joining the LACBA board, Daniel was elected as the Chair of the Immigration Section from 2016-2017. Over the years, Daniel has held liaison positions representing the private bar before federal agencies, these include the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, USCIS California Service Center, USCIS Asylum Office, and the U.S. State Department. In recent years, Daniel has focused his practice on border and admission issues, where he closely monitors policy changes related to treaty investors/workers, SENTRI pass holders, asylum seekers, and unaccompanied minors.

Daniel’s passion for immigration law and migrant rights is reflected through his pro bono activities with the Immigrant Defenders Law Center, the Flores settlement visitation project, Al Otro Lado, Clergy and Laity for Economic Justice, the Removal Defense Corp, and One Justice.
The presentation provides 1.0 hours towards the required MCLE for the State Bar of California.

Our mailing address is:
San Gabriel Valley Bar Assn.
P.O. Box 7085
Alhambra, CA 91802-9998

 

NEXT SGVBA -LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: “Ethical and Malpractice Pitfalls in a Personal Injury Practice”

NEXT SGVBA -LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: Ethical and Malpractice Pitfalls in a Personal Injury Practice

FRIDAY June 7, 2019 @ 12:30 PM SHARP!
Place:  Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.

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William R. Gilmore is a personal injury trial lawyer who practices in Pasadena, California.  He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and some recent notable results include one of the top 10 largest automobile accident jury verdicts in California in 2017 and the largest construction site accident settlement in California in 2015.  He is partner at Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei a Pasadena law firm founded in 2007 which specializes in catastrophic personal injury cases.

The presentation provides 1.0 hours towards the required MCLE for the State Bar of California.Our mailing address is:
San Gabriel Valley Bar Assn.
P.O. Box 7085
Alhambra, CA 91802-9998