SGVBA Monthly MCLEs Return on Webinar – Friday, July 17, 2020

MCLE Topic: “The Legal Ramifications of Interpreting and Translating” presented by Barry Schreiber, Esq.

Time: Friday, July 17, 2020 at 12 pm on Zoom. (Early to the meeting? Join us at 11:30 am for a networking session with your colleagues prior to the presentation.)

Register Here to View the Webinar Online:

About the Presenter:

The ‘2nd most interesting man in the world’

Partner in Israel based law firm,

Marketing and Networking Director for Allied Interpreting
and Translating Services.

  • Zaida, (grandfather), 5 grandkids, 3 children
  • Practicing law for 49 years, in Florida-1971, Israel-1997
  • Elected Miami-Dade County Florida Commissioner 1976-1990
  • Past owner Farmers Insurance Agency
  • Judge Pro-Tem, Municipal Court, City of Santa Fe. NM
  • Lobbyist
  • Certified Managerial Mediator and Work Place mediator,
  • Certified Mediator State of Florida
  • Arbitrator
  • Negotiator
  • Financier/producer independent films
  • Investment Banker, Investor in hi-tech startups, entrepreneur etc.
  • Member of SAG/AFTRA since 1985-numerous films and TV shows
  • Nominated to the Board of Governors, US Postal Service, by President Reagan
    32d degree Mason/Shriner

This Zoom meeting is hosted by:

This online presentation is approved for 1.0 hour of credit towards the required MCLE for the State Bar of California. SGVBA is a Multiple Activity Provider.


Next SGVBA Lunch Meeting is Friday March 6 at 12:30pm

MCLE Topic:
“Cellphone Forensics: Applications in Discovery and Investigations” presented by Thomas Plunkett

Place: Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.

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


Thomas Plunkett is the Director of Digital Forensics at ArcherHall, San Diego. He is aCertified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and EnCase Certified Forensic Examiner (EnCE) with over 20 years of experience in digital forensics, cybersecurity and counterintelligence. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems and is an adjunct professor, teaching cybersecurity and digital forensics topics at the University of San Diego. Mr. Plunkett has led investigations involving data breaches, computer hacking, theft of intellectual property, and foreign intelligence operations. His clients have included all levels of government, law firms, casinos, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, technology companies and celebrities.

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

NEXT SGVBA – February 14, 2020 – LUNCH MEETING – MCLE TOPIC: “International Service of Process”

Challenges with International Service of Process: What Every Attorney Needs to Know”









Nelson Tucker is CEO and founder of Process Service Network LLC. He invented modern methods of process serving and has trained more process servers than anyone else in history. He has authored four books on legal support issues and spoken at numerous MCLE seminars. He is active in the American Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, International Association of Process Servers, Rand Corporation, and Kiwanis International. Nelson is a lover of wine and promotes great wines at wine events and on his website, The Wine Guy.

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

Place: Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.


NEXT SGVBA – January 3, 2020 – LUNCH MEETING – MCLE Topic: “Family Law Update”

“Family Law Update” presented by Donald P. Schweitzer

Place:  Almansor Court, located at 700 South Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.

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

Donald P. Schweitzer is a Certified Family Law Specialist with over 20 years of trial experience. He is the Founder and Partner of Pasadena’s premier family law firm: Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer and is one of the most respected in the Los Angeles area. Attorney Schweitzer specializes in all matters of family law, including divorcechild custody, and domestic violence. He prides himself on providing excellent legal representation to his clients in all situations.


Past President of the Pasadena Bar Association, and member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the California State Bar.


Prior to going into private practice, Mr. Schweitzer served as a Deputy District Attorney in Orange County for 8 years. Mr. Schweitzer worked in numerous units within the District Attorneys office, including Writs and Appeals, Family Support, Municipal Court, Felony Panel, Gang Target, Felony Filing, and the Sexual Assault Unit. While at the District Attorneys office, Mr. Schweitzer successfully tried over 70 cases with a 95% conviction rate.

Mr. Schweitzer has handled almost every type of case imaginable, including enforcement of child support cases, DUI, felony narcotics, homicides, assaults with a deadly weapon, and sexual assaults. Earlier in his career, Mr. Schweitzer was a Police Officer for nearly 15 years. He served as a Gang Homicide Detective, a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics Units (S.W.A.T.), and worked on various narcotics assignments.