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California Lawyers Association’s Criminal Law Section to Present Annual Trial Skills Update Seminar on November 4

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 26, 2023): The Criminal Law Section of California Lawyers Association (CLA) is proud to present the Annual Trial Skills Update Seminar in Oakland on Saturday, November 4, 2023. The annual seminar will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at CSU East Bay in the Oakland Professional Development & Conference Center. The event itinerary includes compelling presentations by industry leaders on topics such as the Elimination of Bias/Implicit Bias, The Road Map to Making Your Case in Opening Statements, and Disaster Preparedness: Making A Record and Protecting Your Client While Thinking About Appeals, just to name a few.

“The Annual Trial Skills Update Seminar presented by the Criminal Law Section of California Lawyers Association provides an information-rich opportunity for both practicing attorneys and law students preparing for their future careers,” said Betty Williams, President of California Lawyers Association. “The day-long seminar provides valuable insight, tips, and useful training, designed to strengthen crucial trial skills that can make your case a success.” 

Registration is open to all California attorneys and law students, and attendees do not have to be members of California Lawyers Association to participate. Space is limited and the deadline to register in advance is October 30. To register and/or find out more detailed information about the seminar is available via this link.

The mission of the Criminal Law Section of the California Lawyers Association is to provide education in the area of criminal law, and to promote diversity, fairness and ethical behavior in the profession. More information is available at

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Established in 2018 and headquartered in Sacramento, California Lawyers Association is the statewide voluntary bar association for all California attorneys. CLA’s mission is to promote excellence, diversity, and inclusion in the legal profession and fairness in the administration of justice and the rule of law. Visit us at to learn more about CLA or follow us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter.

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