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Sacramento Lawyer Magazine - March/April 2014
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July 2018
Date Event  
July 31 
11:30AM - 1:00PM
SCBA Environmental Law Section MCLE Luncheon
August 2018
Date Event  
August 1 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Public Law Section MCLE Luncheon
August 7 
5:00PM - 7:00PM
SCBA Solo Small Practice Division MCLE
August 9 
12:00PM - 1:30PM
SCBA MCLE Luncheon with Kenny Pierce
August 14 
5:30PM - 7:30PM
August 21 
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Probate & Estate Planning Section - Jean C. McEvoy Reception
August 23 
8:30AM - 11:45AM
SCBA Human Trafficking Awareness MCLE Training Part I
August 23 
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association- Summer Mixer
August 24 
8:30AM - 5:00PM
SCBA Criminal Law Section All-Day MCLE Seminar
August 25 
8:00AM - 3:00PM
SCBA Delegation Meeting
August 28 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
SCBA Immigration Law Section MCLE
August 30 
5:30PM - 7:00PM
SCBA Family Law Section Evening MCLE
August 31 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
September 2018
Date Event  
September 4 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Family Law Section MCLE Luncheon
September 5 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SVPA Luncheon
September 6 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
September 6 
6:00PM - 8:30PM
WLS ArtFest 2018
September 11 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Solo Small Practice Division Roundtable Series
September 12 
7:00AM - 9:00AM
St. Thomas More Society Breakfast
September 12 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
SCBA Public Law Section MCLE Luncheon
September 15 
3:00PM - 6:00PM
SABA - 11th Annual Diversity Law Student Reception
September 17 
5:30PM - 7:00PM
SCBA Family Law Section Evening MCLE
September 18 
8:00AM - 5:30PM
SCBA Probate & Estate Planning Section Bootcamp
September 18 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Labor & Employment Law Section MCLE Luncheon
September 20 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
SCBA Tax Law Section MCLE Luncheon
September 21 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
September 27 
6:00PM - 9:00PM
SCBA Centennial Bench Bar Reception
October 2018
Date Event  
October 2 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Family Law Section MCLE Luncheon
October 4 
8:45AM - 11:00AM
SCBA Barristers' Breakfast MCLE with Dennis Warren
October 5 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Judges Series with Hon. Emily Vasquez & Hon. Troy Nunley
October 9 
5:00PM - 6:30PM
St. Thomas More Society of Sacramento - Annual Red Mass
October 12 
8:15AM - 5:00PM
SCBA - "Breaking the Silence" All-Day Seminar
October 16 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Labor & Employment Law Section MCLE Luncheon
October 16 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Probate & Estate Planning Law Section MCLE Luncheon
October 16 
5:30PM - 7:30PM
SCBA Family Law Section Evening MCLE
October 18 
12:00PM - 1:00PM
SCBA Tax Law Section MCLE Luncheon
October 19 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
October 24 
8:30AM - 11:30AM
SCBA Breakfast Forum - "Rules of Professional Conduct"
October 24 
11:45AM - 1:00PM
SCBA Immigration Law Section MCLE
October 25 
5:30PM - 7:30PM
SCBA Pro Bono Awards
November 2018
Date Event  
November 2 
8:30AM - 5:00PM
SCBA All-Day Seminar
November 7 
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Unity Bar Dinner
November 30 
11:45AM - 1:00PM


Land Use Attorney Position Available:

The Law Offices of Gregory D. Thatch is a land use and real estate law firm of over 40 years and is seeking a highly motivated attorney to handle land use and environmental matters involving complex development projects in the Northern California region. The firm routinely represents developers and property owners in connection with some of the region’s most significant, complex and often controversial projects.

Job Functions Include:

  • Assisting clients in obtaining approvals for General Plan Amendments, Specific Plans, Rezones, Subdivisions, Conditional Use Permits, Design Review, Development Agreements, and all other entitlement matters associated with residential, industrial, and commercial projects.
  • Navigating complex Federal, State and local laws and regulations, including CEQA, NEPA, ESA, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act, among others.
  • Regular interaction with clients, Federal/State/local elected officials, and City and County staff representatives.
  • Executing project community outreach efforts.

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Admittance into the State Bar of California.
  • Prior legal or real estate industry experience is preferred.
  • A strong work ethic, proficient research skills, and outstanding communication and writing skills.
  • Works well as part of a collaborative team.

Compensation & Benefits:

The firm offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.

Law Offices of Gregory D. Thatch

1730 I Street, Suite 220
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: (916) 443-6956
Fax: (916) 443-4632

Office Suite For Rent
2623 24th Street, Sacramento, CA
Separate Entrance with private bathroom
Plus/Minus 800 square feet
To inquire please call Linda Dankman: 916-442-1155

Law Office of Alexandria Goff, PC is now hiring for a full-time associate attorney. 5 years or more of estate planning experience (business formation experience a plus). Contact for a full copy of the job posting an how to apply.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY. Small AV-rated land use/real estate firm in Lake Tahoe seeking attorney with 3+ years experience to assist with land use, business, real estate, and litigation matters. Excellent research and writing skills required. Please send letter and resume to

Civil Litigation Attorney Position at Curtis Legal Group, A Prof. Law Corp.

Personal injury law firm seeks licensed California attorney to handle personal injury cases. Attorney will be responsible for handling personal injury cases from the initial meetings with clients through trial, including but not limited to preparing pleadings, preparing law and motion papers, appearing at court hearings and preparing for and attending trials. The attorney candidate will also assist other litigation attorneys. Good writing and people skills are important. Bilingual in Spanish/English, both in speaking and writing, is a plus.

2+ years legal experience preferred.
Courtroom and arbitration experience is helpful.
Competitive salary, benefits and bonus opportunities.
Resume, cover letter and writing sample are required.

Contact for the job : Office Manager Tracy Thomas -

Three offices varying in size in a completely restored, impressive, 120 year old Victorian. Ideal for a small law office. Sunny, offices with large common conference room and break room/kitchen. Parking, H-cap access, nearby Lightrail, DSL, Sprinklers, Alarm, Windows that open, 24 hour access, phone with voice mail, janitorial, utilities paid, all in a friendly, family setting that impresses your clients and puts them at ease. A great place to come to work. Ready now. Drive by, stop in, or call Jack at 441-4441.

Construction Litigation Associate
Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP is looking for an experienced attorney to join our contract-oriented construction law group.

The successful candidate will practice in a collaborative environment and will be given substantial responsibility. We seek a candidate who shares our goals and has a talent and passion for zealous advocacy in our clients’ interests. This includes strong persuasive writing skills and the ability to speak on their feet, both when fully prepared and also when the unexpected occurs. Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefit package as well as an associate bonus program. Qualified candidates should send a resume and writing sample to Joelle Stone at or to 555 Capitol Mall, Suite 850, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Fast-growing company seeks attorney with 5-7 years’ experience for associate real estate counsel position.

Company Description:
We are Quick Quack Car Wash, an established, Sacramento-area car wash chain that operates over 35 locations in four states, and have been recognized as one of the fastest growing regional companies by Inc. Magazine and the Sacramento Business Journal. Our Team Members take pride in being regularly recognized as “The Best” or “The Favorite” express car wash in every community where our facilities are located. We have also been recognized as a leader as an environmentally-friendly and sustainable business. The company has established a culture of exceptionally talented people in a great work atmosphere.

Position Description:
We are seeking an experienced attorney to serve as real estate counsel. The position will focus almost exclusively on real estate matters. The ideal candidate has approximately 5 – 7 years of commercial real estate experience at a top-tier law firm or corporate legal department. The experience will include in-depth knowledge of all aspects of commercial property acquisition and development, including buy/sell contract drafting and negotiation, land use, title review, due diligence, construction, ground leasing, SPE formation and project financing. The company’s aggressive growth strategy requires that the candidate also have exceptional organizational skills, outstanding business judgment, a proven track record of working independently with minimal supervision, and the ability to execute on several ongoing projects, oversee support staff and effectively manage outside counsel. The real estate counsel will advise Senior Management and other stakeholders on the status of ongoing projects. The company’s offices are in Roseville, California.

The candidate must have an excellent academic record, have received his or her J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, and be admitted to a US State Bar, preferably California.

Submit resume to

Office buildings for sale/lease; Easy access to courts;
5959 Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights, CA; 6,440 sf office building for sale, about half leased to credit tenant, with remaining space available for owner-user/investor; $ 1,250,000.00
9700 Business Park Drive, Sacramento, CA; NEWLY RENOVATED :1,200 sf office condominium lease/sale; Lease $1.25 per sf/Sale $ 195,000 (price reduced!)
3089 Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento, CA: 2,409 sf Existing Law Office and Residence for $ 250,000; Two adjacent land parcels for $ 55,000 and $ 40,000.
Other office opportunities also available in Sacramento and Placer counties.
Contact Ranga Pathak; BRE Lic. 01364897; Broker, RE/MAX Gold, (916)201-9247 or

Transactional Real Estate Associate

The Real Estate Team at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, located in Sacramento and one of the premier Real Estate practices in California, works on significant and complex commercial real estate and business transactions throughout California. We are looking for an associate attorney to join our group. The successful candidate will have 1 - 4 years of transactional legal experience in real estate or business and a proven record of high academic achievement. He or she will also have a strong understanding of client customer service and commitment to meeting client expectations and deadlines with high-quality work product. This person will have the skills to determine the steps necessary to complete a project, and follow through on completing those steps. This person will move quickly and efficiently between multiple projects, and enjoy working in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding writing and analytical skills are required for this position.

Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefits package, an associate bonus package, a professional development program, and a mentoring program. We request that exceptionally well-qualified candidates send a resume, a law school transcript, and writing sample(s) that demonstrate your writing from a transaction, not to exceed 5 pages each (suggested writing samples: a contract, letter, email, client-advisory, or a redline showing the changes made to a contract provision) to:

Furnished window offices across the street from the Family Law courthouse. Amenities available: receptionist, conference room, free parking, kitchen, wi-fi, etc. Bring your own computer and go to work. Referral work possible. Call Chris at 916-454-4900 or come in at Help-U-File, 3600 Power Inn Road, Sacramento.

2620 J. Street- Sacramento, CA 95816
CHARMING OFFICES in a Victorian home style building available on "J" Street in mid-town Sacramento. Located less than a mile away from the State Capitol in a growing area surrounded by convenient amenities such as eclectic shops, unique restaurants, banking/medical institutions and other professional and government buildings.

We have two offices available on the 1st floor and includes a restroom, waiting room & kitchenette. Immediately available! IDEAL FOR LAW/CPA PROFESSIONALS.

- Office "E"-110 sqft, $385/month
- Office "D"- 158 sqft, $550/month

Email/call Cindy Bennett @ or 949.261.7700 ext. 240.

Capitol Mall Office Space for Lease.
Enjoy working in the newest building on Capitol Mall with sweeping views of the Downtown Arena and Sacramento River. Watch and be part of the Downtown Core revitalization as it happens. Relish all the amenities a Class A building has to offer -onsite dining (Morton's Steak House & Ambrosia), gym, high security, and chauffeured town car on demand, utilities and wi-fi included. Well-appointed space with high-end finishes, custom art and lighting, all self-contained in a generously sized suite worthy of any high caliber professional. Monthly lease rate negotiable. Call Tim at (916) 607-8493.

Experienced Family Law Associate (Sacramento)
Compensation: Inquire within
Well established law firm is seeking an experienced Family Law Attorney to join its professional team.

Position requires the following MINIMUM qualifications:
- 5 years of experience as an attorney practicing California family law
- Extensive law and motion practice experience
- Trial (including evidentiary hearing) experience
- Extremely proficient with the use of technology
- Professionalism & a positive attitude

Sandra K. Popp
Family Law Operations Manager- Family Law Paralegal
Law Offices of Christian Schank and Associates

Please contact Cecilia raineyat 916.564.3780 or for advertising opportunities.

425 University Ave., Suite 120, Sacramento, CA 95825
Mary J. Burroughs – Executive Director • Phone: (916) 564-3780 x210 • Email:

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