The State Bar will hold its Annual Meeting Sept.
14-17 in San Diego, offering low-cost continuing education courses, luncheons with
prestigious speakers and networking opportunities for attorneys from throughout
The Annual Presidents Pro Bono Service Awards will be presented Sept. 14 at the presidents reception at the
San Diego Aerospace Museum. Attendees may tour the museums exceptional exhibits as
part of the evening.
California Women Lawyers will honor two outstanding women attorneys
and the Conference of Delegates will debate current legal issues throughout the weekend.
Among the speakers are Ronald M. Shapiro, a respect agent-attorney
for baseball players, who also is an author, television host and expert negotatiator. Also
speaking are Pamela Samuelson, a professor at the University of California in both the law
school and the school of information management, and Sarah Weddington, a Texas attorney
who served as President Carters special assistant on womens issues.
Attendees at the Annual Meeting can pick up 18 hours of MCLE credit
by participating in some of the seminars offered throughout the weekend. Topics include
Advising Your Clients on Internet Issues: What You Dont Know CAN Hurt You,
The Practical Rainmaker, Hanging Out Your Shingle at the Start of a New
Century, and Mental & Physical Health: Knowing When to Hold Em and
When to Fold Em.
The Annual Meeting Preview, including a schedule of events, a list of
all MCLE seminars, pre-registration and ticket fee forms and hotel reservation information will be available this
month at www.calbar.org/annualmeeting/index.htm.
Because a large number of meetings are scheduled that weekend, the San Diego Convention
and Visitors Bureau anticipates most hotels will be fully booked. Those wishing to attend
the Annual Meeting are urged to make hotel reservations well in advance.