2014 MCLE Spectacular

CCCBA's 20th Annual MCLE Spectacular will take place on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Walnut Creek Marriott.

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How to Register:

Click here for the brochure and download the interactive registration form.

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The 2014 MCLE Spectacular speakers will include:

  • Breakfast Kickoff Speaker: SERGIO GARCIA, Attorney at Law, Presenting "Road Towards the American Dream"
  • Luncheon Speaker: JESSE H. CHOPER, Earl Warren Professor of Public Law, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Afternoon Plenary Speaker: DR. JONATHAN CANICK, Dept. of Psychiatry & Neurology at CPMC, Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF



Thank you to our sponsors of the 2014 MCLE Spectacular:

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Premium Sponsors

The LaMusga Company | Scott Valley Bank | Thomson Reuters Westlaw


ADR Services | Certified Reporting Services | Findlaw - Thomson Reuters | JFK University College of Law | LivHome | The Recorder | WIPTime | Zandonella Reporting Services


2014 Seminar Materials

Below are the seminar materials in PDF format. Because of their size, some materials may take a while to load.

  • Breakfast Kickoff - Road Towards the American Dream
  • Luncheon - Leading Decisions of the 2013-14 Term of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Plenary - Assuring and Assessing Professional Competence
  • Seminar 1 - Mediation is a Process, Not an Event
  • Seminar 2 - California, a SLAPP Happy State for Litigants
  • Seminar 3 - The Tax Man Cometh
  • Seminar 4 - Undue Influence, When Capacity is Only Part of the Story
  • Seminar 5 - Civility in the Court
  • Seminar 6 - Running a Law Firm, Tips and Tricks for Solos
  • Seminar 7 - Creative Writing, Making Your Brief a Best Seller
  • Seminar 8 - Ethics in the Law Office and on the Web
  • Seminar 9 - Two Entrepreneurs Walk into a Bar, Legal Issues that Startups Face
  • Seminar 10 - Kids for Cash
  • Seminar 11 - Ethics in Social Media and Information
  • Seminar 12 - Estate Planning for the Blended Family
  • Seminar 13 - ADA Compliance for Business and Recent Trends in Litigation


2013 Breakfast, Luncheon and Afternoon Plenary Speakers

  • Jayne Kim, Chief Trial Counsel, State Bar of California
  • Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, UC Irvine School of Law
  • David Mann, Consultant, The Other Bar

2012 Breakfast, Luncheon, and Afternoon Plenary Speakers

  • Professor Rory K. Little, Professor of Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • Richard North Patterson, Bestselling Author
  • Carmela Castellano-Garcia, President and CEO, California Primary Care Association

2011 Breakfast, Luncheon, and Afternoon Plenary Speakers

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