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COVID continues to impact our lives and the Judicial System in very significant and daunting ways. Join us for a look into how to prepare witnesses, clients, experts for virtual testimony. Find out what to expect from virtual jury selection and pre-trial motions. Get tips from colleagues who took a virtual/zoom trial from start to finish and hear their do’s and don’ts on what to expect in this world of zoom trials.Find out more »
Lien resolution remains the tail wagging the dog in many personal injury cases. Keeping up with shifting strategies and changes in the law is an endless battle. This Seminar will both provide a review of recent changes as well as provide specific strategies to maximize reductions, while assuring closed files remain that way. We will address statutory liens such as CMS and Med-iCal as well as contract-based liens/reimbursement claims under both State and Federal law. Attendees will have access to a data hold that includes model documents such as pleadings, correspondence, Settlement Agreement, etc.Find out more »
Join Gary Gwilliam and Jayme Walker who will lead a morning session of self-care and stress reduction. You won’t want to miss this hour of Competence MCLE credit which will explore
• Stress Relief Tips
• The Future of Stress in Times of COVID
• Substance Abuse while Working from Home
• Easing the Stress of Getting Back to Normal
Join us for this informative talk with Harpreet Singh, MD, QME while he walks us through Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Treatment with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. If you have a case with a Traumatic Brain Injury (or might someday), you won’t want to miss this program.Find out more »
Electronically stored information (ESI) in litigation has changed significantly in recent years. Once almost exclusively digitized paper records and email archives, the varieties of ESI have multiplied exponentially. Similarly, the locations where ESI are stored are more numerous than ever, including mobile, cloud, and IoT. The result is a complex effort to find and collect relevant data in whatever location or format it is stored. This presentation covers these technical topics from the perspective of the legal practitioner, highlighting the key factors an attorney should consider to ensure that all relevant data has been identified and preserved.Find out more »
THIRD ANNUAL SUMMER BBQ AND POTLUCK Saturday, August 28 – 3pm Haley Law Office – Parking Lot 1633 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland ACCTLA will provide meat and veggie entrees. Please bring your favorite salads, sides or dessert. Join ACCTLA for our first, post-COVID, in-person event! RSVP by August 20 to Mariana Harris – 925-257-4214 or by e-mail to ACCTrialLawyers@gmail.comFind out more »
California lawyers are only 32% people of color, but the workforce is growing more diverse with each passing year. At the same time, generational values of Millennials and Gen Z are beginning to permeate society, and also into law. What are some of these trends and why do they matter? In order to be prepared for the changing nature of the workforce, Chris will provide an overview of some of the key values that undergird strong, relevant, and modern legal organizations.Find out more »
To practice successfully in 2022, you need to know about the new statutes and judicial decisions that affect tort liability and civil procedure. Miss this program at your own risk!
3.0 hours of MCLE credit (includes 1.0 hour of ethics)
Sponsorship opportunities available
Contact Mariana Harris at 925-257-4214 or email@example.com
ACCTLA members, Superior Court Judges and Commissioners from Contra Costa County and Alameda County, Appellate Justices, Northern District Federal Judges, Magistrate Justices and their guests are invited to join us for drinks and appetizers. ACCTrialLawyers@gmail.com to RSVP.Find out more »
Join us for this informative talk with Harpreet Singh, MD, QME and Teresa Li to learn how to select and litigate mild traumatic brain injury cases. If you have a case with a Traumatic Brain Injury (or might someday), you won’t want to miss this program.Find out more »
Emotional, physical, and psychological harm and losses: How to get Judges, Mediators, Juries and Defense representatives to recognize and fairly compensate the injured client for the injuries for which 'no fixed standard exists.' (CACI 3905A, 3921 & 3922)Find out more »
Join us for drinks and snacks while meeting attorneys from other minority bar associations. RSVP to ACCTrialLawyers@gmail.comFind out more »
We have a Settlement, but Wait, the Defense Wants a Confidentiality Clause in the Release. What Now?
Join Gary Gwilliam, Arthur Bryant, and Robert Wood for an in depth, interactive discussion about confidentiality clauses in settlement releases. Confidential
settlements – Are they legal, ethical, taxable, and finally, a good idea?