LE Section – Navigating California’s (Many) Paid Sick Leave Laws – Apr 25th

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Mistral Restaurant
370-6 Bridge Pkwy
Redwood City, CA 94065

Please join the Labor & Employment Section on Thursday, April 25, 2019, for a presentation on Navigating California’s Paid Sick Leave Laws with Tyreen G. Torner, partner at Fox Rothschild, LLP.

In California, even calling out sick is complicated. Learn how to tackle thorny issues involving state and city paid sick leave laws, including local ordinances in Emeryville, Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco. Get a full update on recent changes, explore how local and state laws interact and review key provisions including sick day accrual, covered employees and permitted uses for sick time.

Cost: $55 for Labor/Employment section members and $65 for non-section members. Cost includes 1-hour MCLE credit and a delicious three-course lunch. 

Registration: To register, please login into the SMCBA website OR click here.  If you opt to pay by check, please register online first and send your check payable to SMCBA, to 333 Bradford St., Ste. 200, Redwood City, CA 94063, Attn: Events.
*Make sure to note what event you are paying for and the name of the attendee. Please note: Checks will not be accepted during the event.

Please note that if you RSVP but do not show up to the luncheon or cancel 48 hours in advance, you will still be charged the full amount for attending the event. 

SMCBA Law Day Luncheon – May 2nd

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Elks Lodge
229 West 20th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403

Please join the SMCBA on Thursday, May 2, 2019, for the annual Law Day Luncheon.

Law Day is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law.  Law Day underscores how law and the legal process contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share.  Law Day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of courts in this democracy and the importance of jury service to maintaining the integrity of the courts.

Featuring a Questions & Answer Session with Presenters
The speakers will discuss careers in law related areas.

Presentation of Mock Trial Awards
The high school students and teacher-advisors who participated in this year’s 2019 Mock Trial Competition will be honored guests.  We invite our members to sponsor the luncheon cost of one or more students.  All sponsors will be acknowledged in the Law Day Program.

San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association Scholarship Program Presentation
The San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of justice, preservation of the jury system, and the protection of the rights of the consumers and injury victims. Each year, the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association presents scholarship awards to three high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in the law or criminal justice careers at this event.

WLS – Spring Judges’ Luncheon – May 7th

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The Women Lawyers’ Section will honor the San Mateo County Bench at their annual Spring Judges’ Luncheon.  The luncheon will be held at noon on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Angelica’s in Redwood City.  During the luncheon, the Elinor Falvey Award will be presented to Amanda L. Riddle, Esq., of Corey, Luzaich, de Ghetaldi & Riddle LLP, for her excellent service to women in our community. 

Cost: $65 per person. 

Registration: Please login on the SMCBA website or  RSVP by Monday, April 29, 209 with your entrée selection to the WLS treasurer Katie Debski by contacting her at kdebski@bmdlegal.com or calling her at 650-378-1472. 

Please select one of the following entrees: 

  • Skirt Steak with chimichurri sauce, mashed potatoes, and seasonal vegetables;
  • Red Snapper Meunière with lemon beurre blanc sauce, green beans, and rice pilaf; or
  • Ratatouille Stuffed Eggplant with quinoa (gluten free and vegan).

Sponsorship: If you would like to sponsor* this event, please select one of the following sponsorship opportunities: 

  • $250 for gold; 
  • $150 for silver; or
  • $75 for bronze. 

Your sponsorship will be recognized in the lunch program.