Staying True to Your Roots

Join your colleagues and friends for the National Lawyers Guild’s 7th Annual Staying True to Your Roots program, a day of inspiring and useful continuing legal education taught by leading advocates in the fields of social justice lawyering and legal work. On-site lunch is for $15. Law students can attend for free but will be asked to pay for their lunches. *No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Register by January 10 for up to 20% off standard rates

 

  Standard Rate Early Bird Rate
Member of the NLG or co-sponsoring organization

$175 for day

or

<$35 per hour

$145 per day

or

$28 per hour

Non-Member

$285 for day

or

$55 per hour

$228 for day

or

$44 per hour

 

Confirmed panels/speakers include:

Mindfulness Training for Progressive Lawyers | Presented by Demarris Evans
9:00AM – 9:45AM
This panel will provide 45 minutes of general CLE credit.

How Addiction Affects the Brain | Presented by Alex Stalcup
9:50AM– 10:50AM
This panel will provide one hour of CLE credit for prevention, detection and treatment of substance abuse
or mental illness.

Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society | Presented by William
Tamayo and Rebecca Oyama
11:00AM – 12:00PM
How to recognize and disrupt implicit and explicit biases in our work as attorneys and legal workers and
how to address and remedy it.
This panel will provide one hour of CLE credit for elimination of bias.

Plenary: The State of Progressive Movements in the Trump Era | Jay Kim, the Executive Director of the NLGSF chapter will moderate a panel featuring Cat Brooks (Justice Teams Network), Jessica Stender (Equal Rights Advocates), Malia Vella (Teamsters Local 856), KellyLou Densmore (TGI Justice Project), and Vasudha Talla (ACLU of Northern California), discussing the present and future of progressive movements in today’s political reality.
12:15PM – 2:00PM
This panel will provide 1 hour and 45 minutes of general CLE credit.

California’s New Ethics Rules | Presented by Richard Zitrin and Hina Shah
2:10PM – 4:10PM
Speakers will present on major relevant changes in the new ethics rules and engage in a participatory
discussion of factual scenarios applying the new rules.
This panel will provide 2 hours of CLE credit for ethics.

Happy hour | 111 Minna Gallery
4:30PM – 5:30PM

***This event is co-sponsored by the ACLU of Northern California, the Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association (ACCTLA), the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Northern California Chapter (AILA), the Minority Bar Coalition, the National Immigration Project (NIP), the Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC), California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA), and San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA), and Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area Office (CAIR)***

 

 

January 25th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   5:00 PM
Practising Law Institute
685 Market Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

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Regular Prices
All day $ 285.00
8:45-9:30am | Mindfulness Training $ 55.00
9:40-10:40am | How Addiction Affects the Brain $ 55.00
10:50-11:50am | Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society $ 55.00
12:00-2:00pm | Plenary: The State of Progressive Movements in the Trump Era $ 110.00
2:10p-4:10pm | California's New Ethics Rules $ 110.00
Lunch Order
Vegetarian Sandwich $ 15.00
Vegan Salad $ 15.00