California Lawyers Association

Free Webinar: The History of Black Lawyers, Black Judges, and Black Bar Associations in California

At this program, The Honorable Judge Charles Smiley, Presiding Judge of the Alameda County Superior Court, will discuss his in-depth research over the past 25 years regarding the rich, triumphant, and sometimes heartbreaking history of Black lawyers, Black judges, and Black Bar Associations in California and the United States. This is one very educational Black History Month Program that you do not want to miss.  The Honorable Judge Suzanne R. Bolanos, Chair of the San Francisco County Superior Court Elimination of Bias Committee will give opening remarks.


Webinar: Tax Policy Flaws & Fixes: Examining Tax Penalty Traps

This webinar will address penalties for failure to report foreign gifts which can apply even though the gift is not taxable to the recipient, foreign account reporting, responsible officer penalty and a few others.

Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section

Free Webinar: Economic Tools for Enforcement Actions: Lessons from the Trenches

In the age of big data and algorithms, litigation and M&A analysis utilize increasingly sophisticated economic tools to seek the evidence for the appropriate enforcement action. This panel outlines a brief description of the most commonly used economic models – ranging from damages analysis to merger simulations - and real-world lessons from practitioners in the trenches on how and when such models have been used in the courts and agencies across a range of legal cases.

Workers' Compensation

POV∙IRL: The WCJ Point of View on All You Need to Know IRL for 2024 

Everett & Jones 126 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607

In this program, we will provide you with valuable insights and knowledge on various practical aspects of workers' compensation, with a special focus on understanding the process from a judge's perspective.


Webinar: Discovery in Commercial Arbitration: JAMS, AAA, FAA, and State Rules

This program will address the application of commercial arbitration discovery rules under JAMS, AAA, FAA, and State and Federal law from the standpoint of both the practitioner and arbitrator. The scope of permissible discovery under these rules will be addressed in the commercial context, including hearing and pre-hearing discovery; preparing in advance for discovery; proportionality and the limitation of discovery. 

California Lawyers Association

Free Webinar: Becoming an Administrative Law Judge

The California Asian Pacific American Judges Association (CAPAJA) in partnership with California Lawyers Association is pleased to invite you to a FREE online program on March 6, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. This is the fourth in our series of informational panel discussions on the work of the Administrative Judiciary. Our fourth panel will feature Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) who have worked for more than one agency.

International Law and Immigration

Webinar: California Privacy Laws Impact on International Business

The purpose of this webinar is to inform lawyers about recent privacy developments across the US and international jurisdictions. This will involve a deep dive into US-based state legislation, including recent changes, as well as international privacy considerations, particularly between the US and Japan.

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


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