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APRIL


April 8 - 9, 2016 - Langston Bar Association, Tools for Transformation.  California African American Museum.

Friday, April 8, 2016 - CWL, 16th Annual Northern California Judicial Reception.  San Mateo County History Museum, Redwood City, CA.

Friday, April 8, 2016 - Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, 41st Anniversary Installation and Awards Banquet.  Honoring Hon. Elaine Lu, Edward W. Lew, Hon. Margaret M. Morrow (Ret.) and Nowland Hong.  Empress Pavilion Restaurant, 988 N. Hill St., #201, Los Angeles, CA 90012.  6:00 p.m.  To RSVP, please go to www.sccla.org.  

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - Mount Saint Mary's, Ready to Run.  Interested in running for political office, being appointed to a government commission or working on a campaign? Prominent political leaders and campaign professionals will provide education, training and mentoring so you can hit the ground running!  Mount Saint Mary's University, 10 Chester Place, Doheny Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90007.  To access the conference agenda and register, visit: www.msmu.edu/r2r.  Use promo code “WLALA” for $5 off registration!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - Federal Court, Law Day Celebration.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - WLALA, Downtown Mentoring Circle Dinner.  CPK, 330 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071.  6:30 p.m.  

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - LA Law Library, MCLE:  The Anti-SLAPP Statute: What Every Litigator Needs to Know – 12:15pm – 1:15pm. - Explore what every civil litigator needs to know about the basics of California’s anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) statute, Code of Civil Procedure § 425.16. Demystify this important and increasingly utilized litigation tool with practical guidance and tips. Earn 1 hour general MCLE credit.  Registration fee: $35.00 - 301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 – for more information or to register please visit http://lawweek.lalawlibrary.org/ or call 213.785.2516.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - Langston Bar Association, Panel on Professional Opportunities in the Sports Industry.  Southwestern Law School.  6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Thursdsay, April 14, 2016 - South Asian Bar Association, Installation Dinner. 

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - WLALA, Networking Lunch Sponsored by the Family Law Seminar.  DOMA Restaurant, 362 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills.  To RSVP, please email Maria at hamar@pacbell.net.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Annual Law Student, Attorney and Judges Mixer.

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Food from the Bar Law School Volunteer Day.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Dinner.  Millennium Biltmore Hotel. 

MCLE: What Every Family Law Attorney Should Know About Retirement Benefits - Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - This class will provide the tools and resources to identify complex issues involving Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs). Learn best practices when handling cases that involve pensions to be divided, and understand the different types of retirement plans and how they should be split during dissolution. Earn 1 hour general MCLE credit.  Presented by Louise Nixon: For over 20 years, Louise Nixon’s law practice has focused on QDROs. Founder of QDRO Counsel Inc., she is a recurrent court appointed expert and a frequent speaker for family law groups and bar associations, employee benefit groups, and local to national CLE organizations. Registration fees: $35 . Non-refundable, payment reserves spot.  LA Law Library, 301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. To register please visit www.lalawlibrary.org/CLASSES or call 213.785.2516.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - WLALA, Litgators Forum: "If I Could Pass Along One Important Lesson…"  Keynote Speaker is Leah Weil, Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Sony Pictures Entertainment.  Panelists are Patricia Glaser, Sharla Frost and Jennifer Keller.  Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071.  5:30 p.m.  To RSVP, please go to www.wlala.org

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Black Women Lawyers, General Meeting: Joint Event with ABWP re Hospice at Manatt. 

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - MOSTE, 16th Annual Lantern Award Luncheon.  Honoring Mayor Aja Brown.  Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles.  To RSVP, please go to www.moste.org

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - LA Law Library, Music and Art Reception from 6:00pm – 7:30 pm.  Everyone is invited!  Music, art and delectable delights will fill the room, along with the boogie woogie beats of Gary S. Greene Esq. and his Big Band of Barristers playing your favorite big band hits! 301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 – for more information or to register please visit http://lawweek.lalawlibrary.org/ or call 213.785.2516.

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - Criminal Courts Bar Association, 63rd Annual Awards Dinner.  Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles. Cocktails 6:00 p.m.; Dinner 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - LA Law Library, Evolution of Miranda Rights – 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Miranda gave us the right to remain silent. Explore how the contours of this importance right have evolved over the last 50 years.  Earn 1 hour general MCLE credit.  301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 – for more information or to register please visit http://lawweek.lalawlibrary.org/ or call 213.785.2516.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - LA Law Library, Toward the Next Miranda - 5:30pm – 6:30pm - Panel Discussion: How should policymakers balance liberty and safety when regulating the interaction between the public and police? Speakers include: Robert Saltzman, L.A.P.D. Board of Police Commissioners, Commissioner - Priscilla Ocen, Loyola Law School, Professor of Law - Eric Miller, Loyola Law School, Professor of Law - Michael Gennaco, OIR Group, Principal - Earn 1 hour FREE general MCLE credit.  301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 – for more information or to register please visit http://lawweek.lalawlibrary.org/ or call 213.785.2516.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - LA Law Library, Policing Trends in Democratic Societies - 4:15pm – 5:15pm – How are policing practices and policies in democratic societies around the world changing? Earn 1 hour FREE general MCLE credit.  301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 – for more information or to register please visit http://lawweek.lalawlibrary.org/ or call 213.785.2516.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - LA Law Library, DACA & Naturalization Volunteer Training - 5:30pm – 7:00pm – Volunteers will learn the basics of naturalization substantive law and the basics of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Earn 1 hour FREE general MCLE credit.  301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 – for more information or to register please visit http://lawweek.lalawlibrary.org/ or call 213.785.2516.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - Accessing Police Personnel Files – 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Learn the basics of requesting access to police personnel files in criminal and civil cases using Pitchess motions. Earn 1 hour FREE general MCLE credit.  301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 – for more information or to register please visit www.lalawlibrary.org/CLASSES or call 213.785.2516.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - WLALA, Navigating the Path Towards Your Dream Law Job.  Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 333 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071.  6:00 p.m.  To RSVP, please go to www.wlala.org

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - Korean American Bar Association, Installation Dinner.

Friday, April 29, 2016 - Thai American Bar Association, Installation Dinner. Featuring Thai performers and Thai cuisine. Keynote speaker is AUSA Dennise Willett.  Administration of the Oath of Office is Hon. Holly Fujie.  The Charleston Haus in Dowtown Los Angeles, 1024 Santee Street, 3rd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90015.  6:00 p.m.  To RSVP, please go to www.tabalawyers.org

Friday, April 29, 2016 - WLALA, Girls Night Out, Save the Date!

April 29 - May 1, 2016 - Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Joint Board Retreat in Monterey, Save the Date! 

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - Food from the Bar, Friends of Kathleen Food Bank Volunteer Day. 


MAY

May 2 -27, 2016 - Food from the Bar

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - LACBA/WLALA program on the new federal rules, Save the Date!

Friday, May 6, 2016 - CWL, Annual Conference: Equality, Opportunity, and Advocacy: The Empowerment Summit.  Hilton Concor, 1970 Diamond Blvd., Concord, CA 94520.  For more information, please go to http://www.cwl.org/events/2016-CWL-Annual-Conference-77/details. 

Friday, May 6, 2016 - Philippine American Bar Association, Installation Dinner.  JW Marriott at LA Live.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - WLALA, Westside Mentoring Circle Dinner.  Louise's Trattoria, 10645 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064.  7:00 p.m.  To RSVP, please email info@wlala.org.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - WLALA, Downtown Happy Hour.  Join us for a fun night of socializing and networking at the historic Los Angeles Athletic Club’s Invention Bar in Downtown Los Angeles. This is a great opportunity to mingle with old friends and meet new ones in a casual setting. Arrive early and enjoy happy hour priced drinks until 7:00 p.m.  Invention Bar, Los Angeles Athletic Club, 431 W. 7th Street (corner of 7th and Olive), Los Angeles, CA 90014.  5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

MCLE: Attorneys' Ethical Duties Towards Clients When Using Technology - Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. - In general, lawyers are bound by important ethical obligations when using technology. This seminar will provide an essential overview of an attorney's duties of confidentiality and competence in our ever-changing technological world. Learn about timely topics like transmitting and storing confidential client information, and precautions that should be taken when using technology susceptible to unauthorized access (i.e., hacking). Presented by Salar Atrizadeh, Esq. Earn 1 hour Legal Ethics MCLE credit - Registration fee: $35 for the class - Non-refundable payment reserves seat. LA Law Library, 301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. To register please visit www.lalawlibrary.org/CLASSES or call 213.785.2516.

Friday, May 13, 2016 - Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance, Installation Dinner, Save the Date!

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - WLALA Friends and Family Volunteer Day at the Foodbank.  Volunteers as young as 5 may attend.

Friday, May 20, 2016 - CWL, So You Want to Be a Judge: Insights and Advice on the Judicial Appointments Process.  Milton Marks Conference Center in San Francisco. 

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Annual Softball Tournament.  Whittier Narrows.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - WLALA, Business Development Committee Event.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - Black Women Lawyers, General Meeting: CLE Joint Event with BDG at the LA City Club.



JUNE

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - WLALA, Downtown Mentoring Circle Dinner.  CPK, 330 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071.  6:30 p.m.  

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - WLALA, WLALApalooza.  LA Hotel, Los Angeles. 

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - WLALA, Family Law Networking Lunch CANCELLED

Saturday, June 11, 2016, Mexican American Bar Foundation, Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary Scholarship and Awards Gala at the Biltmore Hotel

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, 43rd Anniversary Awards Gala, Save the Date!

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - Black Women Lawyer, General Meeting: Mixer, Lifetime Member Reception at Alpha House.

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Annual Spring Mixer.  Casillas & Associates. 

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - LACBA, Installation Dinner.

Friday, June 24, 2016 - CWL, Southern California Judicial Re
ception. 

 

JULY

 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - WLALA, Westside Mentoring Circle Dinner.  Louise's Trattoria, 10645 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064.  7:00 p.m.  To RSVP, please email info@wlala.org.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Supreme Court Review MCLE.

July 16-22, 2016 - National Bar Association, Convention.  St. Louis, MO.


Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - WLALA, Nail Night, Save the Date!

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - Long Beach Grand Cru. Public tasting of wine, beer, and fine local restaurants and fundraiser for Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Long Beach’s Rainbow Lagoon Park, East Shoreline Drive. More information: http://lafla.org/events/long-beach-grand-cru/ VIP admission at 5 p.m., Regular admission at 6 p.m. 



Friday, July 29, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Annual Golf Tournament.  Downey Rio Hondo Golf Course. 



 

AUGUST

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - WLALA, Downtown Mentoring Circle Dinner.  CPK, 330 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071.  6:30 p.m.  

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - WLALA, Networking Lunch Sponsored by the Family Law Seminar.  DOMA Restaurant, 362 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills.  To RSVP, please email Maria at hamar@pacbell.net.
 

SEPTEMBER  

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - CWL, Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, San Diego.  

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Annual Fall Mixer.

OCTOBER

October 4-9, 2016 - Association of Business Trail Lawyers, 43rd Annual Seminar, Save the Date!

October 14-15, 2016 - The Center for Women in Law, Women in Law Institute. 

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - Access to Justice Dinner. Annual gala event and fundraiser for Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Honoring Father Gregory Boyle of Dolores Mission and Homeboy/Homegirl Industries. More information: http://lafla.org/events/justice-dinner/ JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. Cocktails 6 p.m., Dinner 7 p.m. 

Friday, October 21, 2016 - National Asian Pacific Islander Prosecutors Association (NAPIPA) 3rd Annual Scholarship Banquet.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Annual Judges' Night and Awards Gala.

 

NOVEMBER

November 9-6, 2016 - Mexican American Bar Association, Annual Trip.

MARCH

Friday, March 18, 2016 - Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association, Save the Date!


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