November 12th 2021 MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Miles D. Grant

We are very pleased to welcome Miles D. Grant, of Grant and Kessler, APC, as our speaker for this event: Friday, November 12 12:00 pm via Zoom meeting   You will not want to miss this program, as it will focus on that most important (and often overlooked) component of a lawsuit for monetary recovery […]

January 13, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Jeremy M. Evans

We are very pleased to welcome as our speaker for this event: Jeremy M. Evans, Chief Entrepreneur Officer (CEO), Founder & Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer®; and current President of the California Lawyers Association Thursday, January 13 12:00 pm via Zoom meeting   Mr. Evans will present the program, What is Sports Law?, in which he […]

February 10, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Brent M. Douglas

We are very pleased to welcome as our speaker for this event: Brent M. Douglas, Partner with Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, San Diego Office Thursday, February 10 12:00 pm via Zoom meeting   Mr.Douglas will present the program “Happy People Don't Sue: How Effective Management Prevents Litigation,” in which he will discuss workplace situations that can trigger […]

March 10, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Monty A. McIntyre

In this program, Mr. McIntyre will discuss some  of the important new civil cases published by California courts in 2021. The California Supreme Court published 22 new civil and family law cases in 2021, and the California Courts of Appeal published 483 new civil and family law cases in 2021. 

April 14, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Jacob Stein, Esq.

We are very pleased to have JACOB STEIN, Esq., Managing Partner of Aliant, LLP, return as our April Speaker. Mr. Stein, whose practice focus is International Taxation, Business Transactions, and Asset Protection, will present the program, Asset Protection.

June 9, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Erin Joyce

We are very pleased to have as our June speaker, Pasadena Ethics Attorney Erin Joyce, Erin Joyce Law, PC. Ms. Joyce was a State Bar prosecutor for 18 years, prior to founding her own law firm 6 years ago. An expert in legal ethics, Ms. Joyce has extensive experience in State Bar investigations and disciplinary proceedings, having tried dozens of State Bar trials and several appeals. Our speaker will draw on her extensive experience in presenting the upcoming ETHICS presentation, " How to Avoid a State Bar Complaint" which is certain to provide participants with information essential to their practice.

July 14, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Eric Townsend

Our speaker this month is attorney ERIC TOWNSEND, Law Eagles, P.C., whose practice focuses on representing personal injury victims, property damage claimants, and clients in insurance claims litigation, including bad faith litigation. Mr. Townsend will present LITIGATING FIRST PARTY INSURANCE CLAIMS, in which he will cover assessment of claims, evaluation of damages, and what Plaintiffs need to prove to obtain recovery.

September 8, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Hon. Irma E. Gonzalez

We are very pleased to welcome as our speaker for this event: Honorable Irma E. Gonzalez - Judge, U.S.D.C. (Retired) — Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 12:00 pm via Zoom meeting. Judge Gonzalez will draw on her extensive experience in presenting “Judging From the Bench and Judging as a Mediator, the Differences.” 

November 10, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Robert A. Schapiro

We are very pleased to have ROBERT A. SCHAPIRO, Dean and C. Hugh Friedman Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law, as our speaker for this event, presenting: “Two Momentous Terms: United States Supreme Court Review and Update”.

January 12, 2023 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Tristan E.H. Higgins

Hennessey's Tavern Dining Room 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA, United States

Please add to your calendar, our MCLE lunchtime program on Thursday, January 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm, being held at Hennessey's Tavern dining room, located at 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037. This will be an "in-person" lunchtime event at this restaurant location. We are very pleased to have attorney Tristan E.H. Higgins as our January speaker, presenting "CONQUERING KRYPTONITE: UNCONSCIOUS BIAS AND IMPLICIT BIAS.

April 13, 2023 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Shanna E. Welsh-Levin

Hennessey's Tavern Dining Room 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA, United States

We are very pleased to have LJBA member, Shanna E. Welsh-Levin, as our speaker this month. Shanna will speak about California's Housing Policies, during which she will review how recent state and local laws aimed at increasing housing density will adversely impact multifamily landlords' management of their properties.

May 11, 2023 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Deborah A. Wolfe

Hennessey's Tavern Dining Room 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA, United States

In-person and Zoom online — 12 to 1 pm — We are very pleased to have as our May speaker, civil trial attorney DEBORAH A. WOLFE, Wolfe Legal Solutions PC, who will present a LEGAL ETHICS UPDATE to our members.  Ms. Wolfe, a Certified Legal Specialist (“CLS”) in both Legal Malpractice Law (State Bar of California), and Civil Trial Law (National Board of Trial Advocates), will discuss the State Bar's new trust accounting CTAPP requirements, as well as conflicts of interest.   

We hope that all of you can attend this 1.0 hr ETHICS MCLE program.

June 8, 2023 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Monty A. McIntyre, Esq.

Hennessey's Tavern Dining Room 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA, United States

We are very pleased to have Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator & Referee Monty A. McIntyre, Esq., as our June  speaker, presenting “Important New Civil Cases Published in 2022.”

July 13, 2023 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — Paul H. Neuharth, Jr.

Hennessey's Tavern Dining Room 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA, United States

We are very pleased to have as the July speaker, PAUL H. NEUHARTH, JR., a past President and current Director of our bar association, presenting “THE FIRST 72 HOURS AFTER ARREST – what all attorneys will want to know to tell family and friends when you get a call in the middle of the night.“ A well known and highly respected member of the California Criminal Defense Bar, with dual expertise in criminal and administrative law proceedings and hearings, Paul will share with us his knowledge and insights gained from 34 years as an attorney representing clients in criminal and administrative cases, hearings and trials, and from his 7 years as a California State Law Enforcement Officer (while concurrently earning undergraduate and juris doctorate degrees).

September 14, 2023 — MCLE Luncheon — Carole J. Buckner and Irean Z. Swan

Hennessey's Tavern Dining Room 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA, United States

We are very pleased to have as our September speakers, CAROLE J. BUCKNER and IREAN Z. SWAN, attorneys with the San Diego office of KLINEDINST, P.C., who will discuss Professional Rule of Conduct 8.3, which took effect on August 1st this year, and potential issues and problems which that could accompany the implementation of this new Rule.

Thursday, October 12, 2023 — MCLE Luncheon — Claude E. Ducloux

Hennessey's Tavern Dining Room 7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA, United States

We are pleased to have as our October speaker, Civil Trial Attorney CLAUDE E. DUCLOUX presenting “Conflict Contracts, and Costs: Running the Ethical Office in the 21st Century," in which he will address ethical rules related to practice and client relations, as well as best practices for communication, billing, civility and resolution of contract disputes.