12:00pm – 1:15pm
The book A Higher Calling: A Review of the Judges and Lawyers Who Shaped the San Mateo County Courts, written by California poet and journalist John Aiello, will be presented to San Mateo County Bar Association members on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
John Aiello’s book includes the San Mateo County’s early and rough political beginnings, biographies of the judges that have served here, the story of the courthouses, a review of the evolution of our court system, discussions with history makers of our current legal community and Judges, and profiles of lawyers of the SMCBA who rose to the Federal Branch and our local Appellate Courts.
All SMCBA members are invited to attend for free. We look forward to your virtual attendance!
The State of the Court Meeting w/ San Mateo County Court Leadership
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Please join the San Mateo County Superior Court and the San Mateo County Bar Association on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 12:15pm for a presentation by Honorable Jonathan Karesh, Presiding Judge, Honorable Leland Davis III, Assistant Presiding Judge, and Honorable Nancy Fineman, Civil Law & Motion Judge for a state of the court address.
Hear information you desperately need to practice law in San Mateo County Superior Courts. Learn about the new Covid-19 procedures and how you can help to keep your clients safe during trial. Find out how jury trials are conducted.
Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions in advance. Please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “7/30/2020 Court Event Advanced Questions” no later than Friday, July 24, 2020. All attendees must register online prior to the event.
This event qualifies for 1 hour General MCLE credit. Due to continued Shelter-in-Place restrictions, this event will be a brown bag event and will be hosted via Zoom.
Cost: Free for all SMCBA members and non-members who register in advance through the SMCBA website. However, non-members who wish to obtain MCLE credit must pay $10.
Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours prior to the event for a full refund of the registration fee. If you do not cancel within 48 hours or do not show up to the event, you will be charged the full amount.
The Women Lawyers’ Section will honor the San Mateo County Bench at their Annual Holiday Judges’ Luncheon on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm at Angelica’s in Redwood City. The San Mateo County Women Lawyers’ Section Educational Foundation will be holding its annual raffle.
Please select from one of the following entrees:
- Grilled New York Steak with peppercorn sauce, and served with roasted potatoes, and vegetables(chef’s choice) (gluten free and dairy free);
- Pan-Seared Salmon with lemon dill sauce, served with roasted potatoes, and grilled vegetables (chef’s choice) (gluten free);
- Roasted Artichoke with spinach in sweet red pepper pasta ravioli, grilled zucchini, baby carrots, red onions, asparagus, and cherry tomatoes (vegetarian and vegan).
Cost: $65 per person.
Registration: Please log-in on the SMCBA website or RSVP by Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to the WLS treasurer Katie Debski at email@example.com or by calling her at 650-378-1472 with your entrée selection.
If you wish to pay by check, please send your check made payable to SMCBA to: Katie Debski, Bain Mazza & Debski LLP, at 951 Mariners Island Blvd., Ste. 300, San Mateo, CA 94404.
Sponsorship: If you would like to sponsor this event, please select from one of the following sponsorship opportunities:
- $250 for gold
- $150 for silver
- $75 for bronze
* Your sponsorship will be recognized in the lunch program.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
*Contributions or gifts to the San Mateo County Bar Association are not deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes. Sponsorships, gifts or other payments to the San Mateo County Bar Association may be deductible under other sections of the Internal Revenue Code, please consult your tax advisor.