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The Bar Association of San Francisco, California Judges Association, Judicial Fairness Coalition, and the Commonwealth Club cordially invite you to attend
Bench Bar Conference - 2019

December 10, 2019: 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H, pending approval. Reception to follow.
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Our distinguished panelists from the judiciary and academia will address the timely subject of maintaining the independence of the judiciary in light of recent challenges, including through recalls and contested judicial elections.

Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, California Supreme Court
Judge Curtis Karnow, San Francisco Superior Court
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, U.C. Berkeley Law School

Judge LaDoris Cordell, Retired California Superior Court Judge

The Litigation Section's Annual Bench-Bar Conference this year is presented in partnership with the Commonwealth Club and the Judicial Fairness Coalition of the California Judges Association and will feature a distinguished panel discussion on maintaining the independence of the judiciary with a Bench-Bar reception to follow.

Thank you to our sponsors
American Board of Trial Advocates - San Francisco Chapter

Ad Astra Law Group
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Sponsorship inquries, email


Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA


MCLE Registration: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Program: 5:30 - 6:45 p.m.
VIP Reception: 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.


BASF Student Member$35.00
BASF Member$95.00

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

Event Code: G193108

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