First Friday Lunch

February 5, 2016 Mediator/ADA expert, David Geffen, Esq., plaintiff counsel, Anthony Goldsmith, and defense counsel, Amber Roller, Esq. of Ogletree Deakins, asked questions and the crowd came up with the right answers to win prizes in this interactive program!

Toast to 2016

January 12, 2016 Thanks to everyone for kicking off 2016 with a great after holiday party. Click above for more images.

Pepperdine School of Law Spring 2016 Symposium

Pepperdine Law’s Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law, in conjunction with the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship & the Law, is hosting their Spring 2016 Symposium, entitled Corporate Structure in an Emerging Market: Rethinking the Lawyer’s Role in Local Business Trends on Thursday, March 03, 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at 1210 Fourth Street  Santa Monica  CA 90401. For more information, click here. Register here.

Employment Law Section

Employment Law SectionFebruary 8, 2016 The SMBA's Employment Law Section has appointed Jon Weinman, Esq. of Broslavsky & Weinman, LLP as this year's chair (second from right). They are excited to bring you the latest in employment topics and the best in speakers. Contact Jon Weinman if you are interested in becoming more involved in this section.

UCLA Moot Court Competition

Volunteer as a presiding trial judge or as a scoring judge at the 2016 Opening Round for the National Championship Tournament om March 12-13, 2016, at the Santa Monica Courthouse. The competition cannot flourish without volunteer judges and we sincerely ask you join the effort. If you have any questions, please email Gonzalo Freixes, Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Installation Dinner

October 22, 2015 Click on the image above to view photos of keynote speaker, California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla, and the Installation of the 2015-2016 Board of Trustees.

Upcoming Events

  1. Real Estate Section – Third Thursday

    February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Probate & Trust Section Lunch

    February 25 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Board Meeting

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

    March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  5. The Toast

    March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. Family Law Section Lunch

    March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  7. First Friday Lunch

    April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

And Justice For All?

The PLATO Society of Los Angeles is sponsoring a symposium on Saturday March 5, 2016, entitled "What has happened to our criminal justice system? The U.S. has 5% of the world’s population and 25% of its prisoners. How can it be fixed?". Speakers include Mike Feuer, Rachel Metropol, Devon Carbide, and Alexandra Natapoff. Click here to find out more.