Bridging the Gap 2018: From Books to Billables

BRIDGING THE GAP 2018 features prominent "faculty" with specific practice area expertise sharing their insights targeted for new attorneys! This free program includes lunch -- a perfect opportunity to expand your professional network with LACBA's younger lawyers (Barristers) and other section leaders.

9:00 - 9:10 a.m.
9:10 - 9:40
9:40 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:15
11:15 - 11:35
11:35 - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:30
1:30 - 1:50
1:50 - 2:20
2:20 - 2:45
2:45 - 3:15
3:15 - 3:45
Introduction by Bar Leadership
Welcome/What to expect
Personal Injury 
Family Law
Real Estate Transactional
Lunch with Keynote Speakers
Federal Practice
Government/Public Interest
Civil Litigation
Brian Kabateck, Stan Bissey
Victor Ortiz, Ilana H. Reid, Yujin Chun
Brian Kabateck, Jackie Vu, Judge Michelle Court
Erin McGaughey, Ron Brot, Judge Amy Pellman

Tamie Jensen, Adam Streisand, Judge Mary Thornton House
Michael Meyer, Susan Booth
Bernard Alexander, Donna Melby
Justice John L. Segal, Hon. Daniel J. Buckley
Stuart Esner, Brad Pauley, Justice Lamar Baker
Luis Li, Paul Chan
Jeremy Chan
David Fullman, Daniel Huang
Kirk Dillman, Joshua Hamilton, Judge Kevin Brazile
Elissa Miller, Scott Bovitz, James Hinds, Judge Barry Russell


Register today because space is limited!

4/7/2018 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Loyola Law School 919 Albany St Los Angeles 90015

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Advance registration (both online and via phone) closes for most programs approximately 12-24 hours before event time (in order to allow for operational considerations), we would still like to have you join us, and you are more than welcome to register on-site and attend, unless the program is specifically noted as SOLD OUT. Full refunds issued only for registrations which are cancelled 48 hours in advance.

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The Los Angeles County Bar Association is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. If this is a CLE event, the Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit. CLE events will state the amount and type of credit offered in the calendar listing.