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The Barristers Annual Meeting Committee of the Barristers Club presents
Barristers Annual Meeting

November 15, 2019: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 4 H
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Practical Skills to Perfect Your Practice

This half-day conference gives attorneys the opportunity to hone their professional development while obtaining 4 hours of MCLE credit and networking with their peers. The 2019 conference will offer new programs focused around practical skills for attorneys in their first 10 years of practice.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Judges Panel (1 Hour)
Hon. Maxine Chesney, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Hon. Leondra Kruger, Californai Supreme Court
Hon. Marla Miller, California Court of Appeal, First District
Hon. Edward Torpoco, San Francisco Superior Court

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. First Breakout Sessions (1 Hour)
Litigation Track: The Do’s and Don’ts of Summary Judgement
Jennifer Fiore, Fiore Achermann
Hon. Harold Kahn, San Francisco Superior Court
Jamie Wells, McGuireWoods
Courtney Brown, Law Offices of Mary Catherine Weiderhold

Transactional Track: Corporate Law Panel: Top Tips Regarding Expectations of and Delegation to Junior Associates
Matthew Irwin, Gap Inc.
Danny Lopez, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
William Newsom, Cooley
Lindsey Mignano, Smith Shapourian Mignano

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Second Breakout Sessions (1.5 Hours)
Litigation Track: Making the Most of Mediation
Susan Feder, Judicate West
Patricia Prince, Prince Mediation
Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.), JAMS
Aaron Gothelf, American Arbitration Association

Transactional Track: Avoiding Ethical Traps in Today’s Transactions (1 hour in Legal Ethics)
Professor Abraham Cable, UC Hastings College of the Law
Bradford R. Hise, Partner, Hanson Bridgett
Dr. Jekkie Kim, Latham & Watkins
Raúl González, Latham & Watkins

4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Keynote Panel  (.5 Hour)
Trials and Tribulations: Stories from BASF Presidents
Doris Cheng, 2019 BASF President, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Kelly Dermody, 2012 BASF President, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Malcolm Heinicke, 2018 BASF President, Munger, Tolles & Olson

5:30 p.m. Cocktail & Networking Reception  

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


Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m.
Program: 12:00-5:30 p.m.
Reception:5:30-7:00 p.m.


BASF Student Member$45.00
BASF Member$90.00

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

Event Code: B197320

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