When:
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
7:30 a.m. – Registration
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. –
Breakfast and Program

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
7:30 a.m. – Registration
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. –
Breakfast and Program

Location:
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
2029 Century Park East
Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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Price:
Members $25;
Non-Members $40

RSVP:
CLICK HERE TO RSVP AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT

For more information or to pay by check, please contact:

Shaili Jalali
Executive Director
Century City Bar Association
shaili@centurycitybar.com
323.642.8908

www.centurycitybar.com

 

DOUBLE MCLE BREAKFASTCoffee Cup

Wednesday, January 18, 2012


Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibilities
in 2012

Speaker:

Michael G. Gerner is an attorney in Beverly Hills, California who specializes in legal ethics and professional responsibilities. His law practice emphasizes defense of attorneys and the representation of law students before the State Bar Court. He consults with private and government attorneys on the subjects of legal ethics, professional responsibilities and risk management. He was a State Bar prosecutor in the Office of the Chief Trial Counsel for twenty-one years, involved in the investigation and prosecution of attorneys for misconduct, and litigated moral character matters regarding law students seeking admission to the bar. During the last twelve years as an attorney for the State Bar, he was an Assistant Chief Trial Counsel, with management responsibilities in the Office of the Chief Trial Counsel. He has been in private practice since 1998 and is a frequent speaker on the subject of legal ethics and professional responsibilities.

Two (2) MCLE Hours in Legal Ethics

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

1. Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession – Harassment and Discrimination Awareness
2. Recognizing and Addressing Signs of Addiction – Current Trends and Plans for Medical Marijuana in California


Speakers:
Christine A. Samsel is a Shareholder in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and a member of the firm's Employment Group. Her practice focuses on advising companies on all aspects of labor and employment law on a nationwide basis, with particular focus on California, Colorado and the eastern United States. Ms. Samsel advises companies and investors in conducting due diligence with respect to labor and employment issues involved in corporate transactions and financial restructuring. She assists companies in implementing reductions in force, negotiating employment contracts and severance agreements and conducting internal investigations. Ms. Samsel represents clients in affirmative action, wage-and-hour, immigration compliance and employment policy audits conducted internally and by federal and state agencies. She also frequently advises and counsels on and litigates Title III matters.

Timothy W. Fong, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. Dr. Fong completed his undergraduate and medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago. He then came to UCLA and finished his residency in adult general psychiatry in 2002 and was the first accredited addiction psychiatry fellow at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (2002-2004). Currently, he is the co-director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program. He is also the director of the UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic, a teaching clinic that specializes in the treatment of all disorders of addiction. Finally, he is also the director of the UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, which provides high-level training in addiction psychiatry.


Two (2) MCLE Hours
One (1) Hour in the special topic of elimination of bias
One (1)Hour in the special topic of prevention, detection & treatment of substance abuse & emotional distress

Program Host:
Steven L. Hoch is a Shareholder in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck's Natural Resources, Climate Change and Litigation groups. He is the Treasurer for the Century City Bar Association.

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THESE ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR MINIMUM CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDIT BY THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA IN THE AMOUNT OF FOUR HOURS OF WHICH 2 HOURS WILL APPLY TO LEGAL ETHICS; 1 HOUR WILL APPLY TO THE ELIMINATION OF BIAS; 1 HOUR WILL APPLY TO THE PREVENTION, DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND EMOTIONAL DISTRESS. CENTURY CITY BAR ASSOCIATION CERTIFIES THAT THESE ACTIVITIES CONFORM TO THE STANDARDS FOR APPROVED EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES PRESCRIBED BY THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA GOVERNING MINIMUM CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION