Real Property Law

Webinar: Aging Buildings and Looming Natural Disasters: Averting a Surfside, FL Tragedy for California Community Associations

Four speaker panel (two community association attorneys and two experts on HOA insurance underwriting) will discuss the Surfside, FL tragedy and its application to California community associations facing dilapidated infrastructure, decreased funding during the pandemic, low reserves, and the looming threat of natural disasters.


Webinar: Standards of Review and Prejudice: How to Win with Them

It is essential to properly argue the standard of review and the standard of prejudice to be successful in the Court of Appeal. While appellate attorneys are generally aware of this, there are common mistakes made by even seasoned attorneys. Attendees of this program will receive a primer discussing the relevant case law and will learn valuable tips for maximizing their chances of winning in the appellate courts.

Business Law

Webinar: Two Roads Converge: Navigating the Intersections of Insolvency and Insurance Law

The Insurance Law Committee and the Bankruptcy Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association are jointly presenting a webinar panel to explore the various intersections between bankruptcy and insurance matters. A debtor’s or third party’s insurance policies are often viewed as a source of recovery by trustees and debtors-in-possession. Spotting and navigating such issues is oftentimes complicated by the fact that in the context of an appointed trustee there may not be anyone at the client to identify the claims or walk the trustee through the debtor’s documents.

California Lawyers Association

Free Webinar: Demystifying Limited Scope Services

ABA Model Rule 1.2 and the California Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.2, as well as various court rules, permit a lawyer to limit the scope of representation when reasonable under the circumstances, yet many lawyers do not take advantage of this opportunity to provide limited scope and unbundled legal services.

Environmental Law

ELS Book Club: The Overstory, by Richard Powers

This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of the natural world.

CLA/CJA Trivia Night

Put your trivia knowledge to the test against judges and attorneys across California! CLA is co-hosting this fun event with the California Judges Association (CJA), and we hope to see…

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