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The Barristers Club presents
Barristers Annual Meeting

November 16, 2018: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 3.5 H
Registration for in-person attendance closes 24 hours prior to the event. You may still be able to attend in person.

The Barristers Club will hold its Eighth Annual Meeting on Friday, November 16. This full-day event gives attorneys and law students the opportunity to further their professional development while obtaining CLE credit and networking with their peers.

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Keynote Speaker
James J. Brosnahan - Senior Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. - First CLE Breakout Sessions
Becoming a Master Negotiator: Insights into Mediations and ADR
        • Shirish Gupta, JAMS and Adjunct Professor, UC Hastings
        • Mollie Burks, Partner, Gordon & Rees
        • Sara Moore, Senior Counsel, Gordon & Rees
• Ethical Pitfalls for Newer Attorney
        • Jonathan Arons, Arons Law
        • Hon. Patrice McElroy, Hearing Judge to the State Bar Court
        • Lara Bazelon, Associate Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law
        • Amber Lee, State Bar Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct
• Closing the Deal: Practical Skills All Transactional Attorneys Should Know
        • Professor Reza Dibadj, USF International Business Transactions

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Lunch & Judges Panel
• Hon. Charles Breyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
• Hon. Tracie Brown, San Francisco Superior Court
• Justice Therese Stewart, California Court of Appeal, First District
• Justice Goodwin Liu, Supreme Court of California

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. - Afternoon CLE Break Out Sessions
• Litigation Sound Bites
        • Alexandra Seibert, Hassard Bonnington
        • Rebecca Stephens, Farella Braun + Martel
        • Audrey Siegel, Cartwright Law Firm
        • Andy Argyris, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
        • Adam Kaplan, Munger Tolles & Olson
• Transactional Sound Bites
        • Neda Shapourian, Smith Shapourian Mignano
        • Lindsay Mignano, Smith Shapourian Mignano
        • Jared Hollett, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg
        • Alyssa Snyder, Farella Braun + Martel
        • Matt Olson, Macdonald Fernandez
• Wellness Workshop
• Drew Amoroso, DueCourse
        • Rudhir Krishtel, Rudhir Krishtel Lawyer Coach
        • Judy Cohen, Warrior One, Mindfulness Training for the Legal Mind

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Feature Panel
• Esquire & Beyond: The Places your J.D. Will Take You!
        • Sebastian Kaplan, Gerard Fox Law
        • Victoria Weatherford, San Francisco City Attorney’s Office
        • Ola Adekunle, Patent Counsel, Google
• John Hamasaki, Hamasaki Law

4:00 p.m. - Cocktail and Networking Reception

Thank You to our Conference Sponsors
Farella Braun + Martel
Fenwick & West
First Republic


BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111


Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Reception: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.


BASF Student Member$50.00
BASF Member$130.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: B187320

Questions about our seminars and the registration process?

Registration for in-person attendance closes 24 hours prior to the event. You may still be able to attend in person.
Fax or Mail your registration: Registration Form ( PDF)

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