2021 Virtual Bench & Bar Conference

When: Friday, January 22, 2021 Where: Pheedloop – link to be provided at a later date MCLE: 6 Hours (including mandatory subject units) Featuring Keynote Speaker: Erwin Chemerinsky Join us as we explore emerging legal and social issues from 2020, including immigration, housing, employment and environmental law. Cost: $25 for Members $35 for Non-Members Registration […]

SBCBA 2020 Annual Meeting

Theme: “Looking Forward” Date: November 12th, 2020 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Where: Zoom – link to be provided at a later date Featuring Keynote Speaker: James Joyce III Special Award: Jamie Forrest Raney Mentorship Award R.S.V.P: Please contact sblawdirector@gmail.com Cost: $10 for Members/$15 for Non-Members Mail checks, payable to SBCBA, 15 W. Carrillo Street […]

Santa Barbara Superior Court COVID-19 Updates

Santa Barbara Superior Court Implementation Order The Santa Barbara Superior Court has released a new general order regarding the implementation of emergency relief. Click the link here to view the document on the court website. Chief Justice’s Extension Order The Chief Justice has released a new extension order on May 26th, 2020. Click the link […]

2019 Reception with the Appellate Justices of Division Six

When: October 23rd, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM Where: Viva, Santa Barbara – 1114 State St. Cost: $50 for Members ($60 after October 11th) $60 for Non-Members ($70 after October 11th) $20 for Students/Paralegals MCLE Credit: 1 Hour General credit Cost/Payment: Please call 805-569-5511 to pay via credit card or mail completed form along with […]

Making the Most of the 30 Minute Consultation with the Referred Family Law Attorney

Time marches on, quickly for some, slowly for others. When referred by the Santa Barbara Lawyer Referral Service to a family law attorney for a 30 minute consultation, it’s wise to make the most of that time. Consider your divorce case consultation, for example. Do you have minor children? Will support for those children or […]

What is the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act?

In 1975 California enacted the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act, better known as MICRA. In a nut shell, MICRA sets a maximum award of $250,000 for pain and suffering in a lawsuit for medical negligence. That limit is for the entire lawsuit, no matter how many plaintiffs are involved. Not surprisingly, the main backers of […]

SBCBA 2019 Golf and Tennis Tournament

2019 Golf and Tennis Flyer When: Friday, September 27, 2019 Where: Santa Barbara Golf Club 3500 McCaw Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93105 DINNER / RECEPTION  So as to provide opportunity for the victors to boast of their athletic conquests, a post golf and tennis reception will begin at 5:00 PM at the Mulligan’s Cafe & Bar, […]

Prenuptial Agreements

What Are Prenuptial Agreements and Do I Need One? Before marriage, a written contract called a prenuptial agreement may be created. This agreement usually includes the property each individual owns and specifies what each person’s property rights will be after the marriage. The Uniform Premarital Agreement Act (UPAA) has applied to CA prenups since 1986. […]