Program

Event Schedule:

Friday

  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Welcome Cocktail Reception | Lighthouse Room

Saturday

  • 7:15 am - 8:15 am | Breakfast | Grand Ballroom Terrance
  • 8:15 am - 1 pm | MCLE Program | Grand Ballroom
  • 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm | Cocktail Reception & Dinner Gala | Grand Ballroom

Sunday

  • 7:15 am - 8:15 am | Breakfast | Grand Ballroom Terrance
  • 8:15 am - 1 pm | MCLE Program | Grand Ballroom
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Fellows Event

Monday

  • 7:15 am - 8:15 am | Breakfast | Grand Ballroom Terrance
  • 8:15 am - 1 pm | MCLE Program | Grand Ballroom

*A full program schedule will be released closer to event date. Event times are subject to change.

Programs:

  • How to Present a Case (program in three parts)
  • California Rules of Court/Family Code Interplay
  • Pre-appellate and Appellate Considerations in Trial Court
  • Evidence Code Privileges and Policies
  • Audio-visual Presentations in Hearings and Trial
  • Gaining Leverage through Discovery Referees
  • Proving and Defending Domestic Violence Claims
  • Arbitration and Other Procedures for Enforcing Judgments and Orders
  • 2023 Family Law/Tax Update
  • Family Law Presumptions at Trial
  • Managing Expert Witnesses from Retention through Trial
  • "Hybrid" Custody Evaluations toward Settlements
  • Parentage Litigation Update

Our Presenters:

  • Hon. Melinda A. Johnson (ret.)
  • Hon. Thomas Trent Lewis (ret.)
  • Hon. Susan Lopez-Giss (ret.)
  • Hon. Mark S. Millard (ret.)
  • Hon. Laura H. Miller
  • Hon. Amy M. Pellman
  • Hon. Sheila Prell Sonenshine (ret.)
  • Robert A. Benavente
  • John B. Chason
  • Ira M. Friedman
  • Saul M. Gelbart
  • Annette Hall-Neville
  • Daniel J. Jaffe
  • Anne C. Kiley
  • Sandra L. Mayberry
  • Christopher C. Melcher
  • Shannon B. Miles
  • Michael A. Morris
  • Claudia N. Ribet
  • Glen H. Schwartz
  • Robert A. Simon
  • Marshall W. Waller