Cépedes, Diaz, and Burroughs Honored at SCBA’s Annual Meeting
On Monday, December 3rd, the SCBA held its annual meeting at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. Ninth Circuit Judge Consuelo Callahan led the Pledge of Allegiance. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra gave the keynote address, stressing how attorney leaders and judges must open doors to other others and be legal warriors. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg presented the SCBA Distinguished Attorney of the Year Award to Luis Céspedes. Outgoing SCBA President Sil Reggiardo presented the 2018 President’s Award to SCBA Executive Director Mary Burroughs. VLSP Managing Attorney Vicki Jacobs presented the 2018 June Black Pro Bono Award to Sergio Diaz, whose service to VLSP and its clients is detailed in Jacobs’ article at page 22.
As always, the SCBA wishes to thank all of the sponsors, distinguished guests, and colleagues for making this year’s annual meeting another great success.