SCBA BLOG

The Sacramento County Bar Association’s commitment to the legal profession and community is to enhance the system of justice, the lawyers who serve it, and the community served by it

Public Law Section Embarks on New Laws and Legal Frontiers

by Alison Leary The Public Law Section continues to feature presentations on new developments in the law. Recently, the section delivered a novel MCLE program on aerial drones. Katharine Killeen, a Senior Attorney at the California Department of Water Resources, spoke...

WMBA Reaches out to Sacramento-Area Law Students

by Maureen C. Onyeagbako Stepping up its outreach to local law students, the Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association (WMBA) recently held events to facilitate job-search training and mentorship. As WMBA President Adrian Carpenter sees it, attorneys “sometimes forget how much...

2018 State of the Sacramento County Superior Court (Civil Division)

by Dan Glass On March 23, 2018, the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA) hosted an annual presentation by Presiding Judge David De Alba and Assistant Presiding Judge David Abbott at the SCBA office. The two jurists touched on the usual subjects: trials,...

California Lawyers Association:  The State Bar Sections Reinvented

by Heather L. Rosing The long-standing State Bar of California “Sections” are now the first statewide, all-attorney bar association in California – the California Lawyers Association (CLA). CLA came into existence pursuant to Senate Bill (SB) 36, which was signed into...

100th Birthday Party for the Sacramento County Bar Association

100th Birthday Party for the Sacramento County Bar Association by Sil Reggiardo, President The SCBA is throwing a party on Monday, June 25, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Pavilion Tent at the Haggin Oaks golf Complex (3645 Fulton Avenue). This is...