Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and a
lawyer-turned-New York Times best-selling novelist will appear at the
State Bar's Annual Meeting in Anaheim, a Sept. 6-9 event which
includes a foray to Disneyland, an Internet café, dozens of low-cost
continuing education courses and a run along the scenic Santa Ana
Held in the Hilton's Anaheim Resort, the
four-day event will kick off with an opening-night reception that
includes complimentary tastings of Sonoma County wines from St.
Francis Winery and Vineyards.
Reno, the nation's first female attorney
general, will give the keynote address at the California Women Lawyers
Annual Dinner the same evening. To reserve tables, contact the
California Women Lawyers' executive office at 916/441-3703. The cost
is $95 per person.
On Sept. 7, author David Baldacci will sign
copies of his latest bestseller, "Wish You Well." Baldacci, who
practiced law in Washington, D.C. for nine years, will address the
Friday State Bar luncheon, a ticketed event.
California lawyers who have donated hundreds of
hours of free legal services to poor clients will be honored Friday
evening at the annual pro bono reception in the Hilton Pacific
Ballroom. Chief Justice Ronald George and State Bar Presi-dent Palmer
Madden will present the Pro Bono Service Awards at the event, which
begins at 5:30 p.m.
Highlights Saturday begin with a walk and end
with an evening at Disneyland, which includes dinner and unlimited use
of the park's attractions until midnight. The cost is $65 per adult
and $50 per child ages 3-11.
New to the Annual Meeting is an Internet café,
allowing attorneys to stay in touch while they're away from the
office. And as in previous years, the Annual Meeting offers attorneys
a low-cost opportunity to earn up to 18 hours of MCLE credit by
choosing from among dozens of seminars to be offered during the long
The 67th annual Conference of Delegates will
convene Friday afternoon for a weekend of debate about topical legal
Full information about the Annual Meeting
is now online: see Annual