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Complex Courts Symposium

The SCCBA presents an MCLE Seminar:

10/24/2017
When: October 24, 2017
3:00PM-6:30PM
Where: The Westin San Jose
302 S Market St
San Jose, California  95113
United States
Contact: SCCBA
408-287-2557


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An annual series of workshops for California attorneys litigating in the Complex Courts of the Superior Courts of California.  Complex Court judges from across the state will discuss current issues on a variety of topics, including complex litigation best practices.  This year's Symposium will be held in San Jose, CA, sponsored by the Santa Clara County Bar Association with generous co-sponsorship by Northern California law firms helping underwrite the costs of the Symposium.

 

For detailed workshop information, see below.  Click on highlighted names for biographical speaker information.

 

REGISTRATION     3:00 - 3:30PM

INTRODUCTION & WELCOME SESSION     3:30 - 3:45PM

 


BREAKOUT SESSION A     3:50 - 5:05PM

Best Practices: Guidelines from the
Decision Makers
  • Successful Briefs
  • Reversing Adverse Tentative Rulings
  • Effective Oral Arguments

 

MODERATORS: 
Boris Feldman, Partner, Wilson Sonsini
Goodrich & Rosati
Nancy Fineman, Partner, Cotchett, Pitre &
McCarthy, LLP

JUDGES’ PANEL: 
Hon. Winifred Younge Smith (Alameda)
Hon. Mary Wiss (San Francisco)
Hon. Willliam F. Highberger (Los Angeles)
Hon. Craig G. Riemer (Riverside)

HIGH TECH EMPLOYEE TURNOVER/Poaching:
ARE TRADE SECRETS SECRET?
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation 
  • Initial Case Management
  • Summary Judgement Motions
  • Trial Issues


MODERATORS:  
Jeff Chanin, Partner, Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
Hilary Ware, Associate General Counsel, NETFLIX

JUDGES’ PANEL: 
Hon. Marie S. Weiner (San Mateo)
Hon. Peter Kirwan (Santa Clara)
Hon. Thomas E. Kuhnle (Santa Clara)


BREAKOUT SESSION B     5:15 - 6:30PM


class Action issues

  • Active Discovery Management
  • Statistical Analysis & Anecdotal Evidence
    at Certification
  • Judicial Review of Settlements
  • Class Issues at Trial

 

MODERATORS:  
Kelly M. Dermody
,Partner, Lieff Cabraser
Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Thomas Mayhew, Partner, Farella Braun & Martel LLP

JUDGES’ PANEL: 
Hon. Kim Garlin Dunning (Orange)
Hon. Maren E. Nelson (Los Angeles) 
Hon. John Shepard Wiley Jr. (Los Angeles) 


 

Best Practices: Getting into Complex
& What happens when You Are There

MODERATORS: 
Hon. James P. Kleinberg
(ret.), Neutral, JAMS
Daniel J. Bergeson, Partner, Bergeson, LLP


JUDGES’ PANEL: 
Hon. Carolyn B. Kuhl (Los Angeles)
Hon. Glenda Sanders (Orange)
Hon. Barry P. Goode (Contra Costa)
Hon. Brian C. Walsh (Santa Clara)


NETWORKING RECEPTION     6:30 - 8:00PM

Join colleagues and judges for some relaxed networking, drinks and terrific food. 

 

                                                                               

 
PRICING:
   
SCCBA Member: $110    
SCCBA New Admittee
(Under 5 years in practice)
$75     
Non-Member

$150

        

 Judges' 
*Judges' please contact
Tiffany to register
(408) 975-2100
tiffanyt@sccba.com

FREE

 

 

   

ABTL
*ABTL Members please contact Tiffany to register
(408) 975-2100
tiffanyt@sccba.com

$110

 

   

 

 



MCLE CREDIT:

3.0 General Substantive Law

SPONSORED BY:

 

 

IN CONJUNCTION WITH

 

 

 

 

 

PLATINUM CO-SPONSORS ($10,000):
         

 

 

 

 
 

 

GOLD CO-SPONSORS ($5,000):    
 

 

         

 

        

 

SILVER CO-SPONSORS ($2,500):
 

 

         

 

          



Cancellations and refunds will be accepted only 48 hours prior to the event.  

 

PLEASE NOTE: Registration fees must be paid prior to the program, or at the program check in. SCCBA will no longer invoice attendees for payment subsequent to the program. Cash, Credit Card, and Check accepted. 

*All seminar materials will be distributed to pre-registrants via email. We will not provide hard copies. If you would like a hard copy of the materials we will provide upon request for a fee o
f $25.00.  

*State Bar of California Approved MCLE: The Santa Clara County Bar Association is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.   This program is approved for California MCLE credit.

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