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April 3 All day

Legislative Day brings attorneys from all practice areas together to advocate, educate, and interact with key decision makers from all three branches of government.

Join us on April 3 to explore pressing issues facing the legal profession, proposed changes on the horizon, and how CLA members can make a difference.

Last year’s event SOLD OUT! Register now so you don’t miss this opportunity. 

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CLA Names Sen. Susan Rubio as Legislator of the Year

California Lawyers Association (CLA) is pleased to honor California Senator Susan Rubio as Legislator of the Year and acknowledge her extraordinary service since being elected to the California Senate in 2018. Join us when we present the award to her on Legislative Day, April 3 in Sacramento. Legislative Day brings attorneys from all practice areas together to advocate, educate, and interact with key decision makers from all three branches of government. Learn more about Sen. Rubio and register today!

CLA Names Senator Susan Rubio as Legislator of the Year

Luis CĂ©spedes Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

Luis CĂ©spedes was appointed by Governor Newsom in December 2020 to serve as the Judicial Appointments Secretary in the Office of the Governor. Secretary CĂ©spedes has spent his personal and professional life championing the causes of civil rights, diversity, equity, and inclusion, dating back to his support of the United Farm Workers, alongside CĂ©sar ChĂĄvez, as a 15-year-old in Santa Maria.

He was a Law Clerk and Case Analyst at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from 1971 to 1974, Senior Consultant for the California State Assembly Office of Majority Consultants in 1975, Administrative Assistant to a California Assemblymember from 1975 to 1977, Principal Consultant for the California State Assembly Committee on Health from 1980 to 1982, and a practicing attorney, starting in 1982.

Keynote Speaker: Luis Cespedes

Agenda

8:00 AMRegistration Opens and Continental Breakfast
9:45 AMWelcoming Remarks
10:00 AMAssemblymember Ash Kalra, Chair, Assembly Judiciary Committee
10:30 AMPresentation of Legislator of the Year Award to Senator Susan Rubio
11:00 AMCory Jasperson, Judicial Council of California, Director of Governmental Affairs
11:30 AMKeynote Speaker – Luis CĂ©spedes, Judicial Appointments Secretary, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
12:00 NoonJith Meganathan, Deputy Legislative Affairs Secretary, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
12:30 PMAssemblymember Diane Dixon, Vice Chair, Assembly Judiciary Committee
1:00 PMLunch and Networking
2:15 PMAssemblymember Brian Maienschein
2:30 PMClosing Remarks


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Get your brand in front of attorneys across California at CLA Legislative Day. This event is a unique opportunity for attorneys to engage directly with participants from all three branches of government. Speakers and attendees get together to discuss key issues impacting the legal landscape. Learn more and sponsor today!

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at accessibility@calawyers.com or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.

 

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