Staying True to Your Roots 2013 (CLE)

January 18, 2013

Join us for a full day of CLE presentations including substance abuse, elimination of bias, and ethics. This will be an opportunity for California attorneys to get CLE credit and, perhaps, a chance to recall why you became a lawyer in the first place.

Second Annual Staying True to Your Roots Presented by the National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

Friday, January 18, 2013 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Practising Law Institute 685 Market Street, Suite 100 in San Francisco

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9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Registration

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Meditation for Lawyers (1 Hour Substance Abuse Credit)
Presenters include David Borgen of Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho and Douglas Chermak, Associate Director of the Institute for Mindfulness Studies and Director of its Mindfulness in Law Program.

11:10 a.m. – 12:10 a.m.: Anti Racism Session (1 Hour Elimination of Bias Credit)
Presenters include Michelle Natividad Rodriguez, Staff Attorney at the National Employment Law Project, Dorsey Nunn, Executive Director of All of Us or None, and Deborah Small, Executive Director of Break the Chains.

Lunch Break

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions-Choose One (2 Hour Regular CLE Credit for Each Presentation)

Wage & Hour Cases for Low Income Workers and Developing Issues in Workplace Discrimination
Presenters include Winnie Kao of the Asian Law Caucus, Bob Salinas of Sundeen, Salinas & Pyle, Laura Ho of Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, Marcy Mitchell of the EEOC, Jennifer A. Reisch, Legal Director at Equal Rights Advocates, and Ilona Turner, Legal Director at the Transgender Law Center.


Police Misconduct Litigation: from defending against criminal charges to affirmative abuse cases
Presenters include San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Vylma Ortiz of Siegel & Yee, and Benjamin Nisenbaum of the Law Office of John L. Burris.

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.: What Every Lawyer Should Know About the Rules of Professional Conduct (2 Hours Ethics Credit)
Presenter: Doron Weinberg

Member Rate (including members of cosponsoring organizations) Full Day $125 By the Hour $25

Nonmember Rate Full Day $175 By the Hour $40

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Contact about non-attorney rates.

Cosponsored by the California Employment Lawyers Association, Alameda County Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee, Contra Costa County Bar Association Employment Section, Iranian American Bar Association, Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers Association, San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association.