We’re happy to work with the following businesses that offer discounts on their products and services to SMCBA members.

Some businesses may require proof of current membership at the time of your transaction. If so, please contact us at membership@smcba.org or (650) 298-4030.

COURTS

Card Key Access to Courts – Attorneys who have been members of the Bar Association continuously, for at least two years, are eligible to apply for card key access to the San Mateo County Superior Court, which allows them to by-pass the security screening by using the employee entrance. Call the Associate Executive Director, Alma Robles at 650.298.4003 for more information or to schedule an appointment and sign the Card Key Agreement.


FINANCIAL SERVICES

Provident Credit Union offers free membership to SMCBA members and their employees. SMCBA members and their employees will also receive a $200 bonus when they open a new Provident account. There is no monthly or annual fees. They also offer free business accounts and health savings account. In addition to the perks above, Provident offers in-person and webinar seminars, such as Financial Workshops, New Homebuyers Seminar, and Education College (Planning) Workshop.

Contact:
Art Pimentel, Account Executive
Provident Credit Union
303 Twin Dolphin Dr.
Redwood City, CA 94065
Direct Phone: (650) 801-7143
Website: www.providentcu.org

 


INSURANCE – LIFE, HEALTH & PROFESSIONAL

David White & Associates offer two programs designed to help evaluate your present and preserve your future! The first program is the Medical Insurance Evaluation Service that compares various competitive plans currently available on the market to help provide you with the best options to care for you and your loved ones. The second program offers a Comprehensive List of Retirement Services and Financial Planning options designed to assist you in planning for the future and ensuring that your investment dollars are doing the most work for you.

If you are interested in learning more about either of these programs, or to obtain quotes and comparisons, please contact Anthony Jones, J.D. at 925.277.2648.

David White & Associates
3150 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Phone: (925) 277-2600
Website: www.dwassociates.com

 

Through Lawyers’ Mutual Insurance Company and their Association Referral Service Program, sole practitioners who wish to join the Lawyer Referral Service may be eligible for liability coverage. The annual cost of the Association Referral Service Program policy is $500.00. This policy complies with the California State Bar’s Minimum Standards that require all Lawyer Referral Service members to provide evidence of insurance as a condition of membership.

Lawyers’ Mutual Insurance Company
3110 W. Empire Avenue
Burbank, CA 91504
Phone: (800) 252-2045
Website: www.lawyersmutal.com

 

Marsh Affinity Group Services is working with SMCBA to provide direct access to the Professional Liability Program in a way that supports SMCBA and its mission. Contact Dick O’Regan for more information at 415.983.5658 or at richard.o’regan@marshpm.com.

Information about Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Workers Compensation insurance plans for members of the State Bar of California is available at www.personal-plans.com/calbar.

Marsh Affinity Group Services
345 California Street, 13th Floor
San Francisco CA 94104
Phone: (800) 339-9122
Fax: (415) 983-5696
Website: www.marsh.com

 

Myers-Stevens-Mello & Co., Inc. offers dental, vision, life, and disablity insurance plans for you, your family and your employees. To get more information on any of the plans, contact Executive Vice President, Rich Suess at the contact information below.

Myers-Stevens-Mello & Co., Inc.
4555 Mattos Drive
Fremont, CA 94536
Phone: (800) 862-4243
Email: rich@insurancemsm.com
Website: www.insurancemsm.com

 


LEGAL EDUCATION

MCLE – The SMCBA is a California State Bar approved provider of MCLE (Provider Number 287). The Bar Association, through a coordinated effort by its MCLE Committee, sponsors various programs to enable its members to fulfill the MCLE requirements of the State Bar of California. Section members pay no additional MCLE costs when attending MCLE events sponsored by that Section. Additionally, each January, the SMCBA sponsors its “Funky Credit Day,” an all day event providing those hard to obtain MCLE credits in Ethics and Bias in the Courtroom. All SMCBA-sponsored MCLE events are noted on our Events Calendar.

Legal Specialization MCLE is also available for Family Law, Criminal Law, and Estate Planning/Probate/Elder Law.

The partnership between FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business and the San Mateo County Bar Association, offers members significant discounts on Westlaw online legal research and other available products.  In addition to these savings, members benefit from an expanded repertoire of informative and enjoyable MCLE seminars co-sponsored by West and the San Mateo County Bar Association.
Thomson Reuters
Laurie Fitzgerald, Law Firm Consultant
Phone: (415) 823.2920
Email: Laurie.Fitzgerald@ThomsonReuters.com
Website: ThomsonReuters.com

MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

The Local Front Page is an Offline Marketing Company, helping local businesses take advantage of cutting edge Online Tools. They specialize in mobile websites, affordable mobile business apps, video’s with your message and branding, lead generating websites, and YouTube ad campaigns!

Helping your business get noticed!

As a member of SMCBA, you will receive 20% off your new mobile website, so call Matthew Dwyer today.

The Local Front Page
Phone: (415) 235-8552
Website: www.TheLocalFrontPage.com

 

OnTrac Regional Package Delivery has a special rate for our members.  It is a volume based discount level; members get the discount on all their shipments.  The service is our next day by 10:30 AM within CA and NV and 2 day morning to AZ, WA, UT, ID, CO, OR at a low rate.  Members contact Stacie at OnTrac, so she can set up a free account for you today.
 
OnTrac
Stacie Otis, Corporate Account Manager
Phone: (650) 242-2767
Email: sotis@ontrac.com
Website: www.ontrac.com

Members can advertise with SMCBA in all the following publications:

The Here-Say Newsletter – This monthly publication tracks the activities of the Bar Association’s various committees and sections, the Bench and various county legal departments. It reports professional, MCLE and social events and other developments of importance to the local legal community. Members receive a discounted advertising rate.

All SMCBA members use the Take Notice section of the Here-Say to post their address change, firm name change and/or announce new firm members  – assuming those new members have joined the SMCBA, of course!

The Docket – This annual magazine contains in-depth articles written by and for members of the San Mateo County Bar Association and retired and sitting members of the local judiciary.  It is created by our members for our members!

Membership Directory – Released every three years, our full-color directory is used by all our members! This includes attorneys, associate members, and the judiciary.

Mailing Labels – Members can purchase mailing labels at a discount over the rate charged to the public.  Labels are available for all Bar Association members, or for members of specific Sections. Call the Associate Executive Director, Alma Robles at 650.298.4003 or e-mail us for more information.

Members receive email notification via Law & Motion from SMCBA’s E-Newsletter highlighting events, MCLE opportunities, and special notices from the San Mateo County Superior Court. The SMCBA promises never to sell or divulge its members’ email addresses.

The SMCBA member profile now gives our members the opportunity to view the fully searchable, printable online membership directory; register to attend all SMCBA events; update your profile; view and print the monthly newsletter, and the Here-Say.

The SMCBA website also contains an extensive set of links to legal resources and an online Events Calendar with MCLE event information.

 


PRINTING & COPYING

ColorPrint Digital offers a 15% discount on printing services. ColorPrint believes that printing goes way beyond getting ink on paper. It’s about really delivering the service you deserve (at prices that will surprise and delight you). Mailing services, fast printing San Mateo, Daly City, Redwood City, (up through San Francisco) means customer-building service for you. We focus on the detail. ColorPrint wants you to be successful. When you contact ColorPrint, just ask for Mark, Genevieve or Lou.

ColorPrint Digital
1570 Gilbreth Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 697-7611
Fax: (650) 697-3437
Email: info@colorprint.com
Website: www.colorprint.com

Office Depot offers discounted office supplies for SMCBA members, just contact account manager John Young, at the number below. Office Depot offers various services, from custom printing to tech depot services.  Their office supplies include, but are not limited to, paper, ink & toner, cleaning supplies, and furniture.

Office Depot
Phone: (855) ­337-6811 ext. 12691
E-mail: john.young1@officedepot.com
Website: www.business.officedepot.com

TRAVEL SERVICES

California Automobile Association waives its  first year membership fee for new CSAA members – a $17 value. Sign up with AAA and you’ll get access to an amazing number of discounted services – from retailers such as Barnes & Noble, Casual Corner, FTD.com, Hickory Farms, and Lenscrafters, to accommodations at Clarion, Best Western, Marriott, Hyatt, to automotive service and repair, to restaurants, travel, attractions and accommodations, insurance, roadside service and more!

California Automobile Association
510 Veterans Blvd., Ste. A
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 216-3100
Webiste: www.calstate.aaa.com

Hertz Corporation offers a 10% discount on standard daily, weekend and monthly rates. They also provide SMCBA members with a 5% or greater off Hertz Leisure Rates, all car classes (advance reservations required); Discounts in Europe and worldwide; and Hertz #1 Club membership, computerized driving directions, Hertz NeverLost, express return, and 24-Hour emergency roadside assistance.

Hertz Corporation
Phone: (800) 654-2210
Website: www.hertz.com 

VACATION DISCOUNTS

Shamu Club and Club Busch Gardens offer admission discounts, exclusive offers and special events for Shamu Club members are all available online! Special savings and vacation deals to SeaWorld San Diego, SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, Busch Gardens Willamsburg, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Adventure Island, Water Country USA and Sesame Place. Knott’s Berry Farm also offers discounted park admission and summer vacation packages.

Shamu Club
Website: www.shamuclub.com