RE Section – A Crash Course In Fair Housing – June 18th

Crowne Plaza Hotel
1221 Chess Drive
Foster City, CA 94404

Join the Real Estate Section on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 for a Crash Course In Fair Housing. Associate Housing Discrimination Director Jaqueline Ramirez Rodriguez of Project Sentinel will present on issues and cases involving California’s Fair Housing Laws.  This seminar will provide use and guidance on compliance with California’s fair housing laws and how to effectively advise clients, whether property owners, tenants and the like of issues involving fair housing.

This seminar will provide attorneys with 1 hour of general MCLE credit and will be important for both attorneys and other professionals who routinely practice before the San Mateo County Superior Courts.

Cost: $50.00 for Real Estate section members and $60.00 for non-section members. Cost includes 1 hour of MCLE credit and lunch.

Registration: Please log-in on the SMCBA website to register for this event or contact Mark Watson at, or by telephone at (650) 692-4001 or Grant H. Baker at or by telephone at (650)347-5000.

If you wish to pay by check, please send your check payable to SMCBA, to: 333 Bradford St., Ste. 200, Redwood City, CA 94063. Attn: Barbara Guzman. *Please note what event you are paying for and the name of the attendee.

E-Filing in San Mateo Superior Court – May 23rd

San Mateo County Superior Court
400 County Center, Courtroom 2M
Redwood City, CA 94063

You are cordially invited to attend an E-Filing Seminar “E-Filing in San Mateo Superior Court.”  The seminar will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Redwood City Hall of Justice, Courtroom 2M.

Hon. Marie Weiner, representatives from the Clerk’s Offices, and a representative from the Superior Court’s E-Filing manager, Tyler Technologies, will provide an overview of E-Filing in Civil Cases in preparation for the court’s permissive E-Filing in Civil launch June 10, 2019.  The Superior Court’s E-Filing Manager (EFM) vendor, Tyler Technologies, will be on-site to explain the E-filing model used at the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo.  Electronic Filing Service Providers (EFSPs) are also invited to this event to individually discuss the services they provide to attorneys and litigants.  Court personnel will explain Local Rules governing e-filing, “bookmarking” electronically filed exhibits, E-mailing Proposed Orders, requirements for “hard copies,” in Civil, and the roadmap for permissive E-Filing in Criminal (Subsequent filings) and Juvenile.

1.5 hours of General Law MCLE Credit will be provided.

Cost: The seminar is FREE and open to everyone.

For more information about this seminar, please contact Elizabeth Evans, Chief of Court Operations at

Visit the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo website for more information about the E-Filing process.