October 2019

When Mentee Met Mentor

Join us for fun and informal speed mentoring events, including the 
Labor Employment Speed Networking Mixer, October 22 and the
IP Law, Business and Corporate Law & New Lawyer Division Mixer, October 29.


Exploring Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace
Join experienced panelists on Oct. 25 to discuss how to recognize and address gender discrimination, as well as discrimination based on family responsibilities, gender expression and gender identity. MORE »
Preparing for and Litigating a Family Law Trial: Tips From the Bench
On Oct. 26 Judge Mangione will offer tips for attorneys on how to effectively prepare for and execute a Family Law trial. He will also cover how to prepare your witnesses and conduct cross-examination of third party and opposing party witnesses. MORE »

You're invited

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
CLE event / Legal Ethics Series

Program 3: How to Run a Railroad

Program three will cover California’s new and revised Rules of Professional Conduct which impose significant new obligations on managing and supervising lawyers, including the possibility of vicarious discipline liability.

Check out our calendar for more upcoming events



Message from the Chair of the New Lawyer Division

By Mellania Safarian, Clark Hill PLC
As a first generation American, college student, and law student, I have spent much of my life defying the odds. MORE»

How Does Indemnity Work?
Quick Suggestions for the Newer Trial Laywer

By Chris Todd, Partner, Wingert Grebing Brubaker & Juskie, LLP
I want you to avoid the struggles I encountered. MORE»

Rent Control in California:
How Will it Affect Landlords?

By Katie Lepore, Associate Attorney, Miller Monson Peshel Polacek & Hoshaw
The new rent control law is unlikely to have a significant impact on investors owning single-family residential units, but those with multi-family properties may feel a greater impact. MORE»

Legal Ethics for New Attorneys

The New Ethics Rule 1.5.1 Regarding Fee Divisions Among Lawyers

By Richard D. Hendlin, Attorney at Law
Rule 1.5.1 implements two significant changes to the former rule 2-200 intended to increase client protection. MORE»


Scene At

Fiesta Island Beach Cleanup
See more photos here
If you have photos of new attorney members at recent events,
please share them with bar@sdcba.org.
Kevin B. Hambly
Contributing Writers: 
Richard D. Hendlin, Katie Lepore, Mellania E. Safarian, Chris Todd