SBCBA Intellectual Property/Technology & Business and In-House/Corporate Law Section Presents: “Fast and Cost-Effective Take-Down Strategies for Online Scams, Frauds, & Infringement”

When: November 17th, 2022, from 12:00 – 1:15 PM Where: Zoom MCLE: 1.00 Hour (General) About the Event: The rise of e-commerce and crypto currencies has led to a cottage industry of scammers setting up fraudulent websites. Commonly, a scammer will pose as a legitimate internet retailer, take orders and collect payment from unsuspecting customers, […]

SBCBA Employment Law Section Presents: “Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)”

When: November 10th, 2022 at 12:00 PM (Lunch included) Where: Santa Barbara School of Law – Library MCLE: 1.0 Hours (General) About the Event: Employment-related claims have exploded in recent years and can pose an existential risk, particularly for small employers. Statistics suggest employment-related lawsuits represent at least one fifth of all suits filed in […]

SBCBA ADR Section Presents: “In the Room, On Zoom & the Hybrid Room”

Online and online/hybrid dispute resolutions are here to stay. Maximize engagement and success using psychology and technology. When: September 28th, 2022 at Noon Where: Zoom MCLE: 1.0 Hours General Speaker: Susan Guthrie, Esq. has been a leading family law and dispute resolution professional for more than 30 years. In 2020 Susan partnered with mediation legend, […]

2022 Past Presidents Luncheon

When: Thursday September 22nd, 2022 at Noon Where: University Club of Santa Barbara Cost: $50 per person We are in the process of organizing the annual Past Presidents Luncheon. The purpose of the luncheon is to introduce new Bar Admittees and Attorneys who are new to the Santa Barbara area to judges in Santa Barbara […]


The SBCBA invites members, guests, and family to spend the afternoon together and enjoy delicious food and drinks created by our long-time master chefs, Rusty Brace and Mack Staton, and expert bartenders, Will Beall and Eric Burkhardt. Wine will be generously provided and poured by Joe Liebman and Brian O’Connor. This long-awaited event is not […]

New Ameliorative Sentencing Laws for 2022

This MCLE event has been postponed from March 29th, 2022 to Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 at noon. When: Wednesday, April 13th, 2022, from 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Where: Zoom MCLE: 1.0 Hours MCLE (General) Speaker(s): David Andreasen David Andreasen is a Santa Barbara-based staff attorney with the nonprofit California Appellate Project, Los Angeles. He […]

2022 and Beyond: High Impact Employment Law Developments to be Aware of in the New Year

When: Tuesday, March 15th, 2022, from 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Where: Zoom MCLE: 1.0 Hours MCLE (General) Speaker(s): Jared W. Speier, Associate, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth About the Event: These are challenging times for your California employer clients! Don’t let them be caught off guard. Significant changes took effect in 2022 in the […]

2022 SBCBA Virtual Bench & Bar Conference

Join us as we explore emerging legal and social justice issues from 2021, including cryptocurrency, constitutional law, trust and estates, and family law. When: Friday, January 21st, 2022 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Cost: $25 for Members/$35 for Non-Members Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Justin Brooks Director and Co-Founder of the California Innocence Project Up to six […]