MCLE Seminars

CACJ members receive discounted rates to seminars that promote unique educational and networking opportunities. CACJ's seminars feature masters of contemporary trial tactics, state and nationally recognized scholars, and experts on critical legal issues. These respected presenters provide substantial insight into the issues that challenge the criminal defense bar.

Join us for Our MCLE Seminars


  

46th Annual Criminal Defense Seminar

December 6 & 7, 2019 in San Francisco, CA
This highly attended seminar is held in San Francisco and offers practitioners and allied professionals from throughout the state the very best practice tips from the masters.

 

CACJ/CPDA Capital Case Defense Seminar

February 14-17, 2020 in San Diego, CA
Each year CACJ and CPDA co-sponsor the Capital Case Defense Seminar. The four-day program includes lectures, plenary sessions, and specialized workshops.

 

NACDL's Making Sense of Science Seminar

April 2-4, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV
Don't miss this great opportunity for a no-nonsense, national networking CLE featuring the leading faculty in their respective fields. This two-day event is produced by NACDL, in partnership with CACJ.

 

Master of Cross Examination: Larry Pozner

Saturday May 2nd 2020 in San Francisco, CA &
Sunday May 3rd, 2020 in San Diego, CA

A limited engagement seminar featuring Larry Pozner in an all-day seminar focused on cross examination.

DUI Rules of the Road

Saturday, September 26th, 2020 in Palm Springs, CA
CACJ's highly popular DUI series provides the latest in legal and tactical updates for DUI practitioners.

 

Appellate Practice Seminar

Fall 2020 in San Francisco, CA
CACJ offers a unique one-day Appellate Practice Seminar tailored to addressing timely issues in appellate law and practice.

 


Larry Pozner: Master of Cross Examination


A limited engagement seminar featuring Larry Pozner in an all-day seminar focused on cross examination.

Date & Time
 Saturday May 2nd 2020 in San Francisco, CA

Location
San Francisco Bar Association

Speaker & Agenda
9:30am-5:00pm

Seminar Coordinator
Jeffrey E. Thoma

Register for San Francisco

Date & Time
Sunday May 3rd, 2020 in San Diego, CA

Location
Cal Western School of Law

Speaker & Agenda
9:00am-5:00pm

Seminar Coordinator
Jeffrey E. Thoma

Register for San Diego

Crim Law 101


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Crimmigration Seminar


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DUI Rules of the Road


CACJ's highly popular DUI series provides the latest in legal and tactical updates for DUI practitioners.

Date & Time
Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Location
Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs

Speakers & Agenda
To Be Announced

Seminar Coordinator
Rich Hutton & Mark Khalaf

Appellate Practice


CACJ offers a unique one-day Appellate Practice Seminar tailored to addressing timely issues in appellate law and practice.

Date & Time
August 2020

Location
SF Bar Association

Speakers & Agenda
To Be Announced

Seminar Coordinator
Robert Boyce

Promotional Opportunities


CACJ's seminars feature masters of contemporary trial tactics, state and nationally recognized scholars, and experts on critical legal issues. These respected presenters provide substantial insight into the issues that challenge the criminal defense bar.

Each seminar offers a unique experience and pricing schedule. Please see the specific Exhibitor Packets below:

CACJ/CPDA Capital Case Defense Seminar

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Each year CACJ and CPDA co-sponsor the Capital Case Defense Seminar in Monterey or San Diego. The four-day program includes lectures, plenary sessions, and specialized workshops.

DUI Rules of the Road Seminar

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CACJ's highly popular DUI Update Seminar: Rules of the Road series provides the latest in legal and tactical updates for DUI practitioners.

Annual Criminal Defense Seminar

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This highly attended seminar is held in San Francisco and offers practitioners and allied professionals from throughout the state the very best practice tips from the masters.

 

MCLE Rules


The California State Bar requires members to complete 25 hours of Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) every three years and file a report with the State Bar. Members are responsible for tracking MCLE credit earned and reporting their compliance to the State Bar at the conclusion of each 3-year reporting period.
Learn more from the State Bar website.

Group 1 (A-G)

Group 2 (H-M)

Group 3 (N-Z)

Attorneys with last names
beginning with A-G.
Compliance period:
2/1/16 - 1/31/19
Deadline to report:
Feb. 1, 2019

Attorneys with last names
beginning with H-M.
Compliance period:
2/1/18 - 1/31/21
Deadline to report:
Feb. 1, 2021

Attorneys with last names
beginning with N-Z.
Compliance period:
2/1/17 - 1/31/20
Deadline to report:
Feb. 1, 2020

  • Half of the 25 MCLE hours must be in activities approved for what are called "participatory" MCLE credit.
  • No more than 12.5 hours can be for self-study
  • Other special requirements:
    • At least four hours of legal ethics
    • At least one hour on competence issues
    • At least one hour in an area called the Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society

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