A La Jolla Institution Since 1984

The La Jolla Bar Association

Since 1984, a great resource for both
La Jolla attorneys and prospective clients.

Submit New or Updated Member Information Online

La Jolla Bar Association now welcomes and encourages applicants to submit their applications online. If you are an existing member and would like to update your profile, you may use our online application to update your information. We look forward to hearing from you!


Get Ready for the October MCLE Luncheon, with Melissa L. Smith presenting “The Valuation and Appraisal of Wine Collections”

Please calendar our next MCLE lunchtime program for Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom meeting.

We are very pleased to have Melissa L. Smith, presenting The Valuation and Appraisal of Wine Collections”

In this program, Ms. Smith will cover a wide range of topics, including: the different kinds of wine collections and goals of wine collectors; storage, purchasing and provenance of wines; valuation/appraisal of wine collections for sale transactions and other purpose, including what adds to and takes away from the value of certain bottles;  counterfeit issues relative to wine collections;  insurance of wine collections; and division and distribution of property involving wine collections, in marriage dissolution and estate administration proceedings.

Read more about this upcoming event, click here.

Gabe P. Wright

Looking back at the September MCLE Luncheon, with Gabe P. Wright, who presented: “Negotiation Skills For Lawyers: Insights, Techniques, and Effective Use“

Our previous MCLE lunchtime program was, September 10th at 12:00 pm, via Zoom Meeting.

We were very pleased to have attorney Gabe P. Wright, Partner at Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, as our speaker for September, presenting Negotiation Skills For Lawyers: Insights, Techniques, and Effective Use.  

In this program, Mr. Wright covered such topics as how to identify the personality type of the lawyer with whom you are negotiating; 12 tactics that can be used by attorneys to achieve better results in negotiations; and how these negotiation skills may be used in, and be impacted by, the current pandemic environment where mediations, depositions, and other communications are taking place online instead of “in person, face to face.”

Read more about this past event, here.