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SGVBA – Co-sponsored Legal Clinic – Saturday, January 28, 2023

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 10 am to 12 pm

Location: Friends Room, Bruggemeyer Library, 318 S. Ramona Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754 

 

Join SGVBA in volunteering for a legal clinic at Bruggemeyer Library. This clinic is co-sponsored with Bruggemeyer Library, APABA, APAWLA, SCCLA, KABA, and JABA. Take the opportunity to provide legal assistance to the local community. Sign up at https://forms.gle/XyGZnrgEUzi67mfr9

 

SGVBA – Lunch MCLE – Friday, January 6, 2023

“Ethical Duties and Electronically Stored Information”
Presented by Tom Plunkett

Date: Friday, January 6, 2023, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: University Club, 175 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

Cost: Lunch served — free for members, $50 for nonmembers

RSVP by 12/30: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/490006732327

Thomas Plunkett is the Director of Digital Forensics at ArcherHall, San Diego. He is a Certified 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.

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

SGVBA – Joint Holiday Happy Hour with Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei – Thursday, December 8, 2022

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 5:30 pm

Location: The Mixx, 443 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101

Cost: Hosted food and drink (courtesy of Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei)

Join the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association for a joint holiday happy hour with Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei, LLP. Bring a friend and come by for some holiday cheer!

SGVBA – Trailblazers in the Law 2022 – December 6, 2022

SGVBA is co-sponsoring a webinar hosted by the Asian Pacific American Bar Association featuring trailblazers in the judiciary. Come join us for a free panel celebrating the accomplishments of these inspiring “firsts” in the law.

This program is eligible for one hour of MCLE credit for the elimination of bias.

SGVBA – Lunch MCLE – Friday, December 2, 2022

“Implicit Bias? What Is It and How Can You Avoid It?” presented by Hon. Mary Thorton House (Ret.)

Date: Friday, December 2, 2022, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: University Club, 175 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

Cost: Lunch served — free for members, $50 for nonmembers

RSVP by Monday, November 21 to reserve your meal choice: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/467983891417

Judge Mary Thorton House retired after 22 years on the Los Angeles Superior Court, where she presided over countless jury and court trials in the Civil and Probate departments. She has been at Alternative Resolution Centers, achieving resolution in countless civil and probate matters.

She gained her knowledge of a wide variety of cases due to her experience serving as Supervising Judge of the Northeast and North Central districts, Hub Operations and Assisting Supervising Judge of Civil countywide. She is touted for her calm demeanor and unbending graciousness as well as her extraordinary and relentless, common-sense approach to settling cases. Judge house brings a unique and in-depth understanding of all aspects of civil case process and case values that aids in her successful settlement efforts.

In addition to being an arbitrator, mediator, and discovery referee for ARC, Judge House has authored three editions of the California Civil Jury instruction Companion Handbook published by Thomson Reuters for use by judges and civil litigators.

This presentation is approved for 1.0 hour of credit for implicit bias and the promotion of bias reducing strategies (a subcategory of the elimination of bias) towards the required MCLE for the State Bar of California. SGVBA is a Multiple Activity Provider.

SGVBA – Lunch MCLE – Friday, October 7, 2022

“California’s Indigenous Land History and the Law” presented by Lazaro Arvizu

Date: October 7, 2022, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: University Club, 175 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

Cost: Lunch served — free for members, $50 for nonmembers

RSVP by Friday, September 30 to reserve your meal choice: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/420807084317

Lazaro Arvizu is a descendent of the Gabrieleno people, the first people of the Los Angeles Basin and Southern Channel Islands. He is dedicated to the study of indigenous culture and history.

Presently his work includes presentations at schools, museums, and public venues.

This 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.