Events



Upcoming events

    • Thursday, January 28, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PST)
    • Zoom Video Conference
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    Military Retirement Benefits Division 

    Don’t be scared to take a case involving military retirement plans!  With QDROCounsel dividing these benefits is doable whether the military defined benefit plan (annuity) or the military thrift savings plan (like a 401k).  We will discuss what information is needed, what plans are involved, issues surrounding an active employees vs. a retired employees, the best way to divide the plan, important language to make sure if in your judgment language to preserve survivor benefits as well as in the domestic relations order.

    Registration closes on January 27 so sign up early.

    About our Speaker:

    QDROCounsel founder Louise Nixon Esq. is a nationally recognized QDRO expert, who has practiced law specializing in retirement benefit division and QDROs since 1994.  Louise is a recurrent family law court appointed expert on QDROs and speaker on the subject, including being quoted for her expertise in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

    Registered attendees will be provided with a link to Zoom registration once you have registered for this event and paid your fee.  Be sure to look out for that registration confirmation email!  It may land in your spam or updates folder.  This is a 2-step process.  Please pay online in order to receive the registration link. Thank you for your patience as we navigate this new method of providing MCLE during this challenging time.

    This video conference will provide one hour MCLE credit.

    Cost is $15 for PCBA Family Law Section members and $25 for non-section and non-PCBA members.


    • Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PST)
    • Zoom Video Conference
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    Leading While Female: Practical Insights on Power, Influence, Feedback and Tough Conversations*

    Jill Geisler is the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity at Loyola University Chicago and an internationally respected voice on management, leadership and ethics. She teaches and coaches in organizations in media and beyond. She’s worked to help grow leaders from Boston to Bhutan.

    A master teacher, she brings humor and humanity to her seminars and workshops.

    Jill is known for her ability to take research-based information, combine it with her own extensive management experience, and turn it into practical help for leaders. 

    She is the author of the book “Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know,” producer of the podcast “Q&A: Leadership and Integrity in the Digital Age,” and creator of management columns for the Columbia Journalism Review and the National Press Club Journalism Institute. Previously, she headed the leadership and management programs of the Poynter Institute and was among the country’s first female TV news directors.

    In 2018, in the wake of the #MeToo scandals that surfaced across workplaces, she was named the Freedom Forum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership. She leads its Power Shift Project, a groundbreaking program to eradicate workplace harassment, discrimination and incivility.  She has trained representatives of over 250 North American media outlets and journalism schools to deliver the innovative “Workplace Integrity” curriculum she custom-designed for the media industry. Her “Do You Qualify as an Ally?” webinars have reached thousands of individuals seeking to personally address injustice and inequity and become trusted forces for good.

    Jill has been inducted to multiple media halls of fame, including the prestigious Silver Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in leadership studies.

    This lunch presentation will be held via Zoom Video Conference.  Registered attendees will be provided with a link to the Zoom registration once you have registered on the PCBA website.  This is a 2-step process.  Be sure to look for your PCBA registration confirmation email.  This email may land in your spam folder.

    Cpst:  $15 to PCBA PWL section members and $25 for all PCBA non-section members and non-PCBA members.  

    *MCLE credit in law practice management pending

Past events

Friday, January 22, 2021 Installation of Officers; State of the Court
Tuesday, December 08, 2020 Family Law Section-Real Property Apportionment with Kenny Pierce
Sunday, December 06, 2020 Jingle Jangle Holiday Fun
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Family Law Section-Working with Contempt Motions, David Karabinus, speaker
Wednesday, November 04, 2020 Virtual Wine Down Wednesday - Finding Our Own Voice as Women Lawyers
Friday, October 30, 2020 "Virtual Litigation” - Video Depositions, Hearings, and Other Litigation Settings in the Zooming Era
Monday, October 26, 2020 PEP "Lunch" MCLE - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Property Tax Issues
Thursday, October 22, 2020 Ending on a High Note: The Importance of Metaphor and Analogy in Closing Argument
Thursday, October 08, 2020 Family Law Section - California State Public Plans – CalPERS and CalSTRS
Wednesday, October 07, 2020 PWL Section - Anatomy of Trust: The Value of Human Connection in Court with Prospective Clients and Your Staff
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Bench Conduct and Demeanor Training
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Competency in the Covid-19 Era
Monday, September 28, 2020 PEP "Lunch" MCLE - Daren Casagrande, LMFT: Maintaining Professional Efficacy and Mental Wellness During COVID, Economic Hardship, and Political Contention.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Jury Selection: Essential Strategies & Tactics; Stephen Duffy, Speaker
Thursday, September 17, 2020 SB 10: Will California Eliminate Cash Bail? and Tiered Sex Offender Registration with the Hon. Richard Couzens, Ret.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 Placer County Self-Help Center and recent changes to the Family Court Services Tiered Mediation Model
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 PWL Section -Moms in the Bar - Virtual Moms in the Bar "Luncheon"
Thursday, August 20, 2020 Implicit Bias and Bias Reducing Strategies: Business and Professions Code
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2020 – Defending Yourself Against Covid Related Scams and Other Sage Advice
Monday, August 10, 2020 PEP "Lunch" MCLE - Ben Eagleton-Til’ Death do us Part: The Statutory Presumption of Undue Influence that Arises from Interspousal Transactions [Fam. Code §§721, 1100(e)]
Wednesday, August 05, 2020 PWL Section - Increased Violence During Covid-19
Friday, July 17, 2020 Placer County Superior Court Video Presentation-E-Filing
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Family Law Section - Co-Parent Communication with OurFamilyWizard
Monday, July 13, 2020 PEP MCLE "Lunch" - Marvin Claims in Probate Law
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 PWL Section - Returning to Work During Covid-19: Legal and Practical Guidance for Employers
Monday, June 08, 2020 PEP MCLE "Lunch" - The Ethics of Working from Home in the Covid-19 Era
Monday, May 11, 2020 PEP MCLE "Lunch" - Options, Opportunities and Best Practices for Conducting Estate Planning Signings Remotely
Monday, March 09, 2020 PEP MCLE Lunch - Post-Mortem Modifications of Irrevocable Trusts: Changing or Cancelling B Trusts, and the Effect of New Decanting Laws
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 PWL - Mix and Mingle - Building Social Proof
Monday, February 10, 2020 PEP MCLE Lunch - Probate & Estate Planning Law Update
Wednesday, February 05, 2020 PWL - Lunch with the Hon. Colleen Nichols
Thursday, January 23, 2020 2020 - Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and Board of Directors
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Placer Women Lawyers - Moms in the Bar
Thursday, January 09, 2020 EP Professionals Luncheon - "A Team Approach to Estate Planning" with Speaker David Gaw
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Annual Judicial Reception & Holiday Party
Friday, November 22, 2019 Family Law 4-part Series: Part 4 - Child Preferences - Practicum Module
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 2019 - Placer Women Lawyers Social Networking
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Family Law 4-part Series: Part 3 - Child Preferences from the Judges Panel
Monday, October 14, 2019 PEP MCLE Lunch - Pet-Centered Planning and Administration
Friday, September 27, 2019 2019 Legal Services of Northern California - Annual Golf Tournament
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Family Law 4-part Series: Part 2 - Child Preferences from the Attorney Panel
Monday, September 09, 2019 PEP MCLE Lunch - Placer County Property Tax Issues and Updates
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Family Law 4-part Series: Part 1 - Child Preferences from the Mental Health Professionals
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Monthly MCLE - Rodney Simmons - The Collection of Professional Fees
Monday, August 12, 2019 PEP MCLE Lunch - Funeral & Cemetery Law: Critical Law & Issues for Estate Planners
Thursday, August 01, 2019 Family Law-Training for Settlement Officers & Observing/Assisting Attorneys
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Bench Conduct and Demeanor Training
Monday, July 08, 2019 PEP Lunch MCLE - Something Old, Something New: What Has and Hasn't Changed in Attorney Professional Conduct - Judge W. Kerse McGill
Monday, June 10, 2019 PEP Lunch MCLE - EP and Business Law Crossover - Keith Dunnagan
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Courtroom Technology: Electronic Evidence Presentation, Options and Guidelines
Monday, May 13, 2019 PEP Lunch MCLE - Dr. Melissa Matthews- Competency Credit
Friday, April 12, 2019 2019 Spring Conference Reception
Friday, April 12, 2019 Spring Conference and MCLE - April 12-13, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Monthly MCLE - Ujvala Singh - IOLTA (Client Trust Accounts)
Monday, March 11, 2019 PEP MCLE Lunch - What Can a Private Investigator Do For You
Monday, February 11, 2019 PEP MCLE Lunch - Uniform Trust Decanting Act
Thursday, January 17, 2019 2019 Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and Board of Directors
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 2018 Annual Judicial Reception
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Family Law 3-part Series: Part 3 of The Impact of a Parent's Drug Use on Children
Monday, October 29, 2018 Family Law Section Annual Business Dinner and Dissomaster Presentation
Monday, October 22, 2018 Beneficiary Designations
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Family Law 3-part Series: Part 2 of The Impact of a Parent's Drug Use on Children
Thursday, September 27, 2018 Happy Hour Fingerprinting Mixer
Monday, September 24, 2018 Medi-Cal (Trusts & Recovery)
Friday, September 21, 2018 2018 Legal Services of Northern California - Annual Golf Tournament
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Family Law 3-part Series: The Impact of a Parent's Drug Use on Children
Monday, August 27, 2018 Planning and Administering Digital Assets
Monday, July 23, 2018 How to Handle Insolvent Estates in Probate: Michelle Martin, Speaker
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Monthly MCLE - Joseph Merydith - Forensic Document Examination
Monday, May 21, 2018 PEP May MCLE Lunch: Leslie Arnal - Administering Special Needs Trusts
Friday, April 27, 2018 Spring Conference and MCLE - April 27-28, 2018
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Family Law MCLE Lunch - Dissomaster and the New Tax Law
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Monthly MCLE - David Daniels, Esq. - Elimination of Bias
Monday, March 26, 2018 PEP March MCLE Lunch: Elise Baker - Handling Firearms in Trust Estate Administration
Monday, February 26, 2018 PEP February MCLE Lunch: Steve McCormick, CPA-2017 Tax Cuts and The Jobs Act
Thursday, February 22, 2018 February Monthly Cami McLaren - Ethics
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Bench Conduct and Demeanor Training
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Monthly MCLE - Greg Fayard, Esq.. - Ethics
Monday, January 22, 2018 PEP January MCLE Lunch: New California Recording Fee and Other Updates
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and Board of Directors
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Monthly MCLE - David Belden, Esq.. - The Other Bar
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Annual Judicial Reception
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Family Law - Serving Children & Families in the Courtroom
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Family Law Social Trivia Night
Monday, October 23, 2017 PEP October MCLE Lunch: Income Tax Issues in Probate and Trust Administration
Friday, October 20, 2017 2017 Legal Services of Northern California - Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, September 25, 2017 PEP September MCLE Lunch: Court Appointed Counsel in Conservatorships and Guardianships
Monday, July 24, 2017 PEP July MCLE Lunch: Recording Documents
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Family Law Court Update Seminar
Monday, May 22, 2017 PEP May MCLE Lunch: Property Tax Issues - Exclusions, Exemptions and Forms
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Monthly MCLE - Natalie Vance, Klinedinst PC - "Succession Planning for Your Practice"
Friday, April 21, 2017 Spring Conference and MCLE - April 21-22, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017 PEP March MCLE Lunch: Transferring Conservatorships In/Out of California
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Monthly MCLE - Steve Davids, Dreyer Babich, et al., Ethics Refresher: Dealing with the Court and Clients and How to Avoid State Bar Court in a Few Easy Lessons
Monday, February 27, 2017 Probate & Estate Planning Law Section MCLE Lunch
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 State of the Court - Jake Chatters and Judge Pineschi
Monday, January 23, 2017 Probate & Estate Planning Section Mixer
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and Board of Directors
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Monthly MCLE - Chief of Police Ron Lawrence: Living in a post Prop-47 world; a police chief's perspective
Thursday, December 08, 2016 Annual Judicial Reception
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 CANCELLED - Professional Fiduciary Association of California's Placer County Chapter Mixer,
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 Bench Demeanor Training - Part 2
Thursday, October 13, 2016 Family Law Social Trivia Night
Friday, September 23, 2016 2016 Legal Services of Northern California - Annual Golf Tournament
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Domestic Violence: Helping Families and Children from the Mental Health, Lawyer and Bench Perspective
Tuesday, August 02, 2016 Bench Demeanor Training
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Monthly MCLE - Insurance Consequences Following DUI
Friday, April 22, 2016 Spring Conference and MCLE - April 22-23, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Monthly MCLE - Civil Law and Motion
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Monthly MCLE - Employment Law Update
Thursday, January 21, 2016 Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and Board of Directors
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Monthly MCLE - Hon. Mark Curry
Thursday, December 03, 2015 Annual Judicial Reception
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Evidence from Three Professional Viewpoints: Mental Health, the Bar and the Bench
Thursday, October 29, 2015 No-Host Happy Hour
Thursday, October 15, 2015 Family Law Section's Social Trivia Night and Annual Meeting
Friday, September 25, 2015 Legal Services of Northern California - Annual Golf Tournament
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Monthly MCLE - Elimination of Bias in the Law Profession
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 3DCA Orientation for Volunteers for Oral Arguments at High Schools Program
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Monthly MCLE - Understanding, Appreciating and Avoiding the State Bar
Friday, April 24, 2015 Spring Conference and MCLE - April 24 & 25, 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Family Law: Training-Observing/Assisting and Attorney Non-Custody Mediators
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Monthly MCLE - What Every Lawyer Should Know: Resolving Tax Obligations for Pennies on the Dollar
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and Board of Directors
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Monthly MCLE - Courthouse Technology
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 Annual Judiciary Reception
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Family Law Volunteer Attorney Training
Friday, October 31, 2014 Board of Directors Candidate Statements Due
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Monthly MCLE - Richard Hall
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Monthly MCLE - Cami McLaren
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Family Law - Hon. Garen Horst
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Monthly MCLE
Friday, July 11, 2014 Family Law Judges' Panel
Friday, June 27, 2014 Civil Law Update
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Monthly MCLE
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Bench, Bar and Mental Health: Help Me, Help You, Help the Children
Friday, April 25, 2014 Granlibakken Conference and MCLE - April 25 & 26
Thursday, January 23, 2014 Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and Board of Directors
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