Tuesday’s Toast

May 12, 2015 A crowd of over a hundred showed up for drinks and appetizers at the Bodega Wine Bar at this casual happy hour hosted by Susan Clayton of LexisNexis and organized by Jennifer Millier, Esq. Click on the image above to view more images of the event.

Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program

The Santa Monica Bar Association is proud to participate in the State of California's Mandatory Fee Arbitration (MFA) Program. The MFA Program is an informal, low cost program for resolving fee disputes between people and their lawyers. Our program provides both arbitration services and mediation services for all parties. Read More


The LRIS of the Santa Monica Bar Association is a certified referral service. All lawyers are carefully screened. Whatever your legal needs, the LRIS will assist you in finding a lawyer who can help you. Call 310-581-5163 or email us at SMBAoffice@gmail.com. Read More

2015 SMBA Trial Seminar

May 21, 2015 Thank you to everyone who came to this year's trial seminar. Click on the image above to view more images of the event.

Employment Section Lunch

May 13, 2015 Andrew Friedman, Esq. provided a pointed analysis of recent developments of employment law, highlighting the cases every employment lawyer should know. Click on the image above to view more images of the event.


Get a seat at the table and become a member. Attorneys, students, paralegals, and non-attorneys may become members of the SMBA. Membership offers a unique opportunity to connect with colleagues, clients, and the community. In addition, the California State Bar has approved SMBA lectures for credit. SMBA members can earn MCLE credit at no additional cost. Read More

Upcoming Events

  1. Board Meeting

    August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. First Friday Lunch

    August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  3. Tuesday’s Toast

    August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Board Meeting

    September 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. First Friday Lunch

    September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  6. Tuesday’s Toast

    September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  7. Probate & Trust Section Lunch

    September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm