MCLE: “Dissomaster™ and the Qualified Business Income Deduction”

The Santa Barbara County Bar Association- Family Law Section Presents:
 

“Dissomaster™ and the Qualified Business Income Deduction”

When: February 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Santa Barbara College of Law

MCLE: 1 Hour of General MCLE

Speaker(s): Kimberly M. Alvarado, CPA, ABV, CFF

About the Event: Ms. Alvarado, a forensic accountant with CBIZ MHM, LLC, will present on Dissomaster™, including how to calculate the Qualified Business Income Deduction, for purposes of determining child support and temporary spousal support.

Price: $35 with lunch provided.
Contact Information/R.S.V.P.: Please provide your RSVP and payment to Renee M. Fairbanks, CFLS, Law Office of Renee M. Fairbanks, 226 E. Canon Perdido Street, Ste. F, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 no later than February 25, 2019.
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SBCBA Annual Dinner

Santa Barbara County Bar Association Presents the: 
2018 Annual Dinner
When: Friday, November 30th

            Starting at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm

Where: Wine Cask Restaurant
              813 Anacapa Street
Cost/Payment:
 
Members- $125
Non-Members- $145
Group of 10 Members- $1100
Group of 10 Non-Members- $1300
New Attorneys (0-3 yrs)/Law Students/Public Interest Attorneys- $100
Featuring Award Presentations:
– Richard Abbe Humanitarian Award to:
                    Allan  Ghitterman
– Pro Bono Awards to:
                   Jessica Diaz
                   Kenneth Falstrom
                   Lynn Goebel
-Special Recognition to Robert Sanger
Special Guest Speaker: Associate Justice Martin Tangeman, Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, Division 6 on California Courts & The Rule of Law 
Please complete the form attached below and make checks payable to SBCBA: 15 W. Carrillo Street Ste. 106 Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Santa Barbara County Bar Association Annual Bench and Bar Conference

Santa Barbara County Bar Association Annual Bench and Bar Conference Presents:

Legal Haze: Cannabis in California

Keynote Speaker: Das Williams

Featuring: Tava Ostrenger, Esq.
 Bill Makler, Esq.
 Jennifer Duffy, Esq. and
 David Secrest, Esq.
 Hilary Bricken, Esq.
 Amy Steinfield, Esq.
 Brian Marblestone
 Renee Fairbanks, Esq.
 P. Joseph Frawley, MD
Sherif Elasyouty, MD
 Distinguished panel of Santa Barbara Superior Court Judges

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019

Where: The Santa Barbara Club

1105 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara

MCLE Credit: up to 6 hours General credit, including mandatory subject credits; The judges’ panel will offer an ethics credit (pending approval).
Click here to see the flyer.
The registration form can be found here and the schedule here.
Attached below are all materials for the event:
Santa Barbara County Supervisor, 1st District, Das WilliamsKeynote Speaker
Tava Ostrenger at the City Attorney’s Office – Implementation of the state law at city level, compliance, permitting, etc.
Renee FairbanksFamily Law
Brian MarblestoneInsurance Perspective
Jennifer Duffy and David SecrestEmployment law
Hilary BrickenRegulations, Business, Mergers and Acquisitions
Amy SteinfeldLand use permitting and how the new industry will impact our landscape

SBCBA’s Annual Dinner

When: Friday, November 30th

            Starting at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm

Where: Wine Cask Restaurant
              813 Anacapa Street
Cost/Payment: 
Members- $115 (After Nov. 16th- $125)
Non-Members- $135 (After Nov. 16th- $145)
Group of 10 Members- $1000 (After Nov. 16th- $1100)
Group of 10 Non-Members- $1200 (After Nov. 16th- $1300)
New Attorneys (0-3 yrs)/Law Students/Public Interest Attorneys- $90 (After Nov. 16th- $100)
Featuring Award Presentations:
– Richard Abbe Humanitarian Award to:
                    Allan  Ghitterman
– Pro Bono Awards to:
                   Jessica Diaz
                   Kenneth Falstrom
                   Lynn Goebel
Special Guest Speaker: Associate Justice Martin Tangeman, Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, Division 6
Please complete the form attached below and make checks payable to SBCBA: 15 W. Carrillo Street Ste. 106 Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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MCLE: Taking and Defending an Accountant’s Deposition

Speaker Thomas Neches, CPA shares lessons learned from being deposed more than 100 times as an expert. These lessons include: important steps to prepare the attorney and the expert for the deposition; fundamental questions to ask; simple questions that can be hard to answer and important the expert answers correctly; issues unique to CPAs; and professional standards for CPAs who act as experts. The course provides deposition tips and tricks of interest to both novice and experienced litigators.

Speaker: Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CFE, CVA, CFF
During the past 28 years, Mr. Neches has provided expert testimony on business damages on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in more then fifty cases, most notably Image Technical Service, Inc., et al. v. Eastman Kodak Company, in which the jury awarded ten plaintiffs $23,948,300, trebled under antitrust law to $71,844,900. He regularly provides MCLE courses on topics relating to forensic accounting. From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Neches was an Adjunct Professor at Loyola Law School.
Reservations: Via email to Mark Coffin, Litigation Section Chair, by Wednesday, August 29th, at mtc@markcoffinlaw.com
Please mail checks by Wednesday, August 29th payable to Santa Barbara Bar Association, to:
LAW OFFICE OF MARK T. COFFIN, P.C.
21 E. Carrillo Street, Suite 240, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Questions: Tel: 805-248-7118

MCLE Credit: 1 hour general credit applied for.

Click here for more information or click here to see the presentation’s materials.

Ice Cream Social and Live Scan Fingerprinting

Ice cream provided by the SBCBA!

Per CA Rule of Court Rule 9.9.5, most attorneys licensed in CA must be re-fingerprinted, and those fingerprints must be submitted to the State Bar of CA by April 30, 2019.

Please log into your State Bar profile and print out your specific form to bring with you.

$49 charge from the FBI & DOJ plus a $20 fingerprinting fee to Law Copy. A total of $69 to be paid in advance to the SBCBA. Log into your State Bar profile, print out your form, and pre-fill because you MUST bring it with you. No printers on-site.

Pay/RSVP by Oct 5th:

By email: sblawdirector@gmail.com

By phone: 805 569-5511

Or mail to: 15 W. Carrillo St., #106, Santa Barbara CA 93101

General MCLE: “Cellphone Forensics: Applications in Discovery and Investigations”

Speaker: Thomas Plunkett

About the Event: Cellphones represent one of the fastest-changing areas of legal practice. Mobile device evidence is more important than ever, thanks to the rapid evolution of the technology and the way this evidence is treated by the courts. Touching on important recent cases, technology developments, and Califorensics’ direct experience advising attorneys, this presentation provides up-to-date guidance on the application of cellphone forensics in litigation, investigations, and other legal matters.

Please RSVP with lunch choice [tri-tip sandwich or veggie wrap] by November 13th

Legal Ethics MCLE: A Reception with the Appellate Justices of Division Six: “Taking the High Road”

Please call 805-569-5511 to pay via credit card or mail completed form along with your check payable to:

SBCBA
15 West Carrillo Street, Suite 106
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

 

MCLE: Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court: A Discussion of Cases Past, Present, and Future

Checks should be made payable to the Santa Barbara County Bar Association. Checks should be mailed to Beall & Burkhardt, Attn: Carissa Horowitz, 317 E. Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.

Please RSVP by Monday, September 24, 2018.

Event Details: Please join our lunchtime panel for a discussion of bankruptcy-related decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States. The discussion will cover selected hidden treasures among the Supreme Court’s decisions from the 1800s, key practice pointers from cases decided between 2015-2018, and predictions about future issues that the Supreme Court will or should consider.

MCLE Bankruptcy Flyer

SBCBA 2018 Golf & Tennis Tournament

When: Friday, September 21, 2018

Where: Sandpiper Golf Course at 7925 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117

DINNER / RECEPTION
Post golf and tennis reception will begin at 5:00 pm. at the Sandpiper Grill, to be followed by dinner starting at 5:30 pm.

Dinner is $50 per SBCBA Member/$60 per non-SBCBA Member ($60/$70 after September 7th)

GOLF
Meet at the Sandpiper Golf Course at 11:30 am. Shotgun starts at 12:00 pm. Team prizes for 1st & 2nd places. Individual prizes for Longest Drive and Closest to Pin! Players must give some estimate of his/her handicap. You will be contacted regarding team assignments.

$105 to Play for SBCBA Members/$115 for Non- Members – Includes green fees & cart ($115/$125 after September 7th).

$150 for BOTH Golf & Dinner for SBCBA Members/ $160 for Non- Members ($160/$170 after September 7th).

LIMITED NUMBER OF TEE SPONSORSHIPS! Tee sign on course with your company name. $100. Contact sblawdirector@gmail.com

TENNIS
Meet at the tennis courts at the Santa Barbara Tennis Club at 1:00 pm for warm-up with round robin play starting at 1:30 pm. A committee will form teams, reserving the right to make equitable adjustments in all levels. Men and women will participate in the tournament in all levels.
Prizes to tournament winners!

$30 to Play per SBCBA Members/$40 for Non- Members – Includes court fees & balls ($40/$50 after September 7th).

$75 for BOTH Tennis & Dinner for SBCBA Members/$85 for Non-Members ($85/$95 after September 7th).

RSVP/Payment: To register and pay, fill out the attached flyer and mail it to the following address:
SBCBA 15 West Carrillo Street, Ste. 106, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Please clearly specify GOLF HANDICAP or TENNIS RATING.

Questions? Call the SBCBA at (805) 569-5511

2018 Golf and Tennis Flyer