Upcoming events

    • Sunday, June 09, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Sunset Boulevard & Temescal Canyon Road, Pacific Palisades, CA, 90272

    Please click photo above to register for event through Hastings.

    Thank you to our website sponsor, Greystone Management Solutions

    • Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bodega Wine Bar, 814 Broadway (at Lincoln), Santa Monica

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    • Thursday, June 20, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 904 Pacific Avenue, Venice, CA, 90291

    Honored Guests:

    William Goodwinhead of the policy and regulatory team, and the first legal hire at Skyryse, a startup enabling the future of urban and autonomous aviation.  
    Previously, he was the first lawyer and general counsel at AirMap, a tech company architecting the future of low-altitude flight, where he  headed the legal and policy teams. Prior to AirMap, he was an attorney in the San Francisco office of Morrison | Foerster, with a split practice of commercial litigation, tech transactions, and regulatory counseling. I was part of Morrison and Foerster's UAS practice group, providing practical and strategic counsel on the unique product liability, licensing, and regulatory risks that arise in the drone context.

    Lane Dilg, the City Attorney for the City of Santa Monica, where she leads an office of approximately 40 attorneys and staff who advise the City Council and City staff on the broad range of legal matters arising for the City, represent the City in civil litigation, prosecute misdemeanor criminal violations, and bring affirmative litigation to protect the rights of community members.   

    Ms. Dilg joined the City of Santa Monica as part of a distinguished career in public service.  She has served as Senior Counsel to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); prosecuted federal criminal offenses as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Public Corruption & Civil Rights Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles; advised Senator Dianne Feinstein as counsel on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee; litigated civil cases as an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation and Susman Godfrey, LLP; and worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond C. Fisher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.   

    Ms. Dilg is the President of the Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association-Los Angeles, a former Lecturer-in-Law at UCLA School of Law, a former Appellate Lawyer Representative to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and a former member of the transition team for U.S. Senator Kamala Harris.  In 2006, she co-authored Responding to a Democratic Deficit: Limiting the Powers and the Term of the Chief Justice of the United States, published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, with Professor Judith Resnik.  

    Silver Sponsor:

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    • Friday, June 21, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 235 Hill St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

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    • Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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    • Thursday, July 18, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • California Yacht Club, 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

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    • Friday, July 19, 2019


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    May 14, 2019

    Yoga for the Legal Mind

    Unwind from the stresses of the law with relaxing and restorative yoga.

    Led by SMBA Officer Megan Waugh. Details coming soon!


    May 16, 2019

    Ethics and Best Practices in AI, Technology, and Security

    Discussion of advancements in legal technology and best practices for lawyers using tools related to security, communication, data & more, details coming soon!


    June 11, 2019

    Tuesday Toast, Free Event at
    Bodega Wine Bar

    Get to know fellow attorneys and professionals at this quarterly event. Details to follow.


    June 26, 2019

    Implicit Bias MCLE

    Join us for a presentation by mediator Lenton Aikins, Ph.D., J.D. on implicit bias and the role it plays in litigation, focusing on employment litigation. Details to follow.


    July 18, 2019

    Annual Summer Party & Election of
    Board & Officers

    Interested in getting more involved? Talk to any Board member for details.

    Held at the California Yacht Club, details to follow.

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