Local Resources – Part 2

Discrimination/Civil Rights California Rural Legal Assistance, mentioned in part 1 of this blog post, also assists individuals with civil rights issues. They are located in Santa Maria and can be reached at (805) 922-4563. The American Civil Liberties Union is a nationwide nonprofit organization that assists individuals in legal matters such as first amendment rights, […]

SBCBA 2017 Golf and Tennis Tournament

DINNER / RECEPTION A 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/$55 per Non-SBCBA Member (after September 8th: $60/$65) GOLF Meet at the Sandpiper Golf Course at 11:30 a.m. Shotgun starts at 12:00 pm. […]

Free Criminal Record Clearance and Prop 47 Clinic

On September 15, 2017, the Santa Barbara Public Defender’s Office in conjunction with OneJustice’s Justice Bus Project will host a free criminal record clearance clinic in Santa Barbara.

Local Resources – Part 1

If you cannot afford an attorney, there are several local resources that can assist with various legal matters. Part 1 covers landlord/tenant law, family law, and civil litigation.

2017 SBCBA Annual BBQ

Please note that the Justices' Reception has been postponed! No date has been selected yet.

Bench & Bar Conference 2017

Please join us for the Crown Jewel of local MCLE: The Bench & Bar Conference 2017
WHEN: Saturday, January 21, 2017, 8:15 am – 4 pm.
WHERE: at the Historic Santa Barbara Superior Courthouse


You are invited to the 2016 Annual Dinner!

WHEN: Thursday, November 3rd at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6 pm.

WHERE: The Canary Hotel

On/before 10.14: Members $95/Non-members $105

After 10.14: Members $105/Non-members $115

Please contact the SBCBA to reserve 805-569-5511/sblawdirector@gmail.com

The Richard Abbe Humanitarian Award will go to: Judge George C. Eskin (ret.)

The Frank Crandall Community Service Award will go to: The law firm of Hollister & Brace

Can You Afford a Lawyer?

The Santa Barbara County Lawyer Referral Service is a free service that will connect a client with an appropriate attorney for a 30 minute consultation. However, the attorney will bill the client per any subsequent arrangements made after this initial meeting. There are a few different ways the attorney may request payment:


Hourly Fees