Diversity & Inclusion Resource Guide

Diversity in the legal profession is a necessity that helps to improve the overall focus of the profession. A group of culturally, racially, ethnically, and gender-diverse legal practitioners can attract and effectively connect with a broader network of clients than can their non-diverse counterparts. Such diversity strengthens the belief in the fair delivery of justice, […]

“Off the Clock: Professional Ethics on Personal Time”

When: September 3rd, 2021, from 12:00 P.M. – 1:15 P.M. Where: Via Zoom MCLE: 1 Hour Ethics (pending) Speaker(s): Wendy L. Patrick is a past Chair and advisor to the California State Bar’s Ethics Committee. She is a Deputy District Attorney with over 165 trials, ranging from first-degree murder to domestic violence to stalking. She […]

“Crimmigration Updates”

When: August 18th, 2021, from 12:00 P.M. – 1:15 P.M. Where: Via Zoom MCLE: 1 Hour General Speaker(s): Abbe Alan Kingston Abbe Kingston is the senior attorney in charge of overseeing all immigration matters for Kingston, Martinez & Hogan. He is a founding partner of the firm and has practiced immigration law in Santa Barbara […]

“Representing Incarcerated TGI People”

When: Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM Where: Zoom MCLE: 1.5 Hours Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society – MCLE Credit (pending) Speaker: Alex Binsfeld (they/them) is a white non-binary queer person who is the Legal Director of the Transgender, Gender-Variant, and Intersex Justice Project (TGI Justice Project). They […]

2021 Virtual Bench & Bar Conference

When: Friday, January 22, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Where: Pheedloop – click the link here to register 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. Registration is now open! Click […]

2021 Virtual Bench & Bar Conference

When: Friday, January 22, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Where: Pheedloop – click the link here to register 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. Registration is now open! Click […]

2021 Virtual Bench & Bar Conference

When: Friday, January 22, 2021 Where: Pheedloop – click the link here to register 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. Registration is now open! Click the link here to register […]

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 […]