Presented by the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section
With the majority of legal disputes (nearly 96%) being resolved in settlement, crafting strong, enforceable settlement agreements is critical. Most attorneys prepare to negotiate their case, but few get ready to write an effective settlement agreement that optimally addresses all of the issues between the parties and comports with statutory requirements. Learn
Presented by the Immigration Law Section
A review of hot topics affecting practice of immigration law today presented by national authorities:
Late-Breaking 2020 Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility and Affidavit of Support: Updates and Practice Tips - Charles Wheeler(CLINIC)
Representing Children in Immigration Law: SIJS, Asylum, Motions to Suppress and Terminate
Presented by the Healthcare Law Section
A combined program put forth by the LACBA Healthcare Law Section and Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) The program will focus on Independent Physicians reimbursement issues and legal solutions. The experts will discuss every aspect of obtaining proper reimbursement for non-contracted care.
Originally Recorded 3/4/20
Presented by the Construction Law Subsection of the Real Property Section
The 2020 Flaig Award will be presented to Douglas C. Purdy of Clark Hill in recognition of his many achievements in construction law. Theodore D. Levin, also of Clark Hill, will be presenting the award. The Flaig Award is a prestigious honor presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Association, in commemoration of the late Robert B. Flaig, to an a
Presented by the Environmental Law Section
Please join us for a program focusing on emerging contaminants, with a special emphasis on PFAS contaminants, from the perspective of technical and legal staff from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Originally Recorded 2/20/20
Shahla Farahnak, Assistant Deputy Director of SWRCB’
Presented by the Cannabis Law Section
Join us for an intimate conversation about cannabis licensing, regulation, and enforcement in the City of Los Angeles with Cat Packer (Executive Director, Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation) and Robert Ahn (President, Los Angeles Cannabis Regulation Commission). Los Angeles is the biggest cannabis market in Califor
Presented by the Privacy and Cybersecurity Section
Please join us for a candid conversation about the challenges facing companies in the first month since the CCPA took effect. From new consumer rights to know, delete, and object to the sale of their information, to a new private right of action for data breaches, our panelists will explore the latest on the CCPA
Presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Association
LACBA’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee presents its 15th annual Ethics Seminar, giving participants the opportunity to learn about important ethical issues that have a direct impact on the practice of law from the top practitioners in the field and acquire 4 hours of ethics MCLE at the same time.
Originally Recorded 1/25/20
Please join us at this program that will feature drinking water experts, including a regulator, discussing how large-scale recycled water drinking projects will change the supply in Southern California and the potential challenges to achieving success.
Originally Recorded 1/22/20
Rafael Villegas, P.E.
Effective February 19, 2020, the new laws and how they will help financially distressed small businesses, disabled veterans and family farmers going forward. This program will discuss specifically the following substantive changes: The new changes to the Small Business Reorganization Act that provide opportunities for small business owners to reorganize and a
Presented by the Real Estate Finance Subsection of the Real Property Section
Panelists will give an overview of the current state of NY and CA case law governing completion guaranties and will discuss/debate key issues in negotiating and drafting completion guaranties from both the borrower and lender perspective. The panel is geared to practicing transactional lawyers negotiating completion guaranties in constructi
Presented by the Title Insurance Subsection of the Real Property Section
Real estate transactions typically involve entities and persons other than the principals. This talk will explore the relationships and the imputation of knowledge from agents and others to the principals in real estate purchase/sale and/or loan transactions.
Originally Recorded 1/14/20
A training course intended for Court Appointed Counsel interested in appointments for limited conservatorships, this seminar focuses on the nuances of limited conservatorships for developmentally disabled adults. This course is required for Court Appointed Counsel to be appointed as advocates for proposed conservatees in the limited conservatorship arena. The course covers the legal specificities of limited conservatorships, changes at the Bet Tzed
Technology is steadily changing how we do business. This topical program will discuss California statutory and case law conditioning constructive notice on whether a recorded instrument can be located by a “proper title search.” We will also explore how the transition by County Recorders from traditional grant
Presented by the Labor & Employment Law Section
This program has two panels. The first, “Top 5 Mistakes Litigators Make in Mediation,” will cover common mistakes that attorneys of all levels make when approaching mediation and during the mediation process. With a panel of experienced mediators and litigators from both sides of the table, the panel will discuss the best ways to prepare for mediation, various mediation techn
Presented by the Commercial Development & Leasing Subsection of the Real Property Section
Please join us as we discuss both landlord and tenant perspectives on key issues such as rent commencement date, operating expenses, assignment/subletting, and remedies and landlord approval criteria.
Originally Recorded 10/24/19
Presented by the Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Section
This program will discuss IP issues that arise in the entertainment industry, including the plusses and minuses of seeking to register and enforce non-traditional trademarks and trade dress and the numerous IP issues that arise in celebrity look-alike disputes.
Non-Traditional Trademarks - This portion of the program is designed to help in-house a
Given Southern California’s unique history, development profile and regulatory environment, new development projects face unique challenges and hurdles. This panel will discuss emerging issues in project development from the perspective of project proponents and advocates for th
The Title Insurance Subsection presents an overview on an insurer's reservation of rights with a focus on its application in the title insurance industry. The seminar will include an examination of the various uses and abuses pertaining to an insurer's exercise of a reservation of rights. Ryan C. Squire and Jennifer R. Slater, partners at Garr
Difficult officers, clients with sudden cases of amnesia (or worse, resurfaced memories) - how to handle a USCIS interview gone wrong? What can you do to prevent the interview from going wrong in advance? Former USCIS officer and attorney Sonia Figueroa and attorney Nicholas Mireles will share best tips and practices for USCIS interviews.
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