PART 1: Written Discovery
PART 2: Depositions
Thursday, April 6 and April 27
Friday, May 12, 2017
Thursday-Saturday, June 1-3, 2017
UC Hastings, San Francisco
*NEW* Foundational and Advanced Track Offerings
They'd Better Watch What They Say
CELA members Bernard Alexander, Paul Greenberg and Christopher Whelan discuss how plaintiffs employment attorneys can identify, establish, preserve, revive, use, and win defamation cases. This seminar includes 3 hours of MCLE credit and materials. Orginally published September 24, 2015.
The Trouble With Lawyers When It Comes to Diversity
A conversation with Stanford Law Professor and renowned author, Deborah L. Rhode. Moderated by Adrianne De Castro. This seminar includes 1.25 hours California CLE Elimination of Bias participatory credit. Originally published September 26, 2015.
Do you need MCLE Specialty Credits?
California Specialty Credits Bundle
Contains 1.25 hours California CLE Competence Issues participatory credit, 1.25 hours Calfiornia CLE Ethics participatory credit, and 1.25 hours California CLE Elimination of Bias participatory credit.
Federal Rule 26 – Friend or Foe? Webinar (Members Only)
Many CELA members practice primarily in state court and are uncomfortable when they find themselves removed to federal court. Sound familiar? Experienced federal practitioners explain how Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure can serve as a road map to successful federal litigation. The panel covers the ins and outs of the Rule 26 disclosure requirements, provide tips on using Rule 26 to your advantage, and point you to helpful forms and templates. Originally published May 26, 2016.
Workplace Discrimination Against Muslims Webinar (Members Only)
What Muslims Face in the Modern Workplace and What Advocates Need to Know to Protect Their Rights
Our knowledgeable speakers delve into this timely issue, exploring such issues as: discrimination based on physical appearance, beliefs, and national origin; accommodations, including prayer and holidays; EEOC v. Abercrombie and Fitch and its aftermath; and predicted future developments in the law. Originally published April 14, 2016.
Human Trafficking: A Primer for Employment Law Practitioners On Demand Webinar (Members Only)
Human trafficking is a very serious issue that has received a lot of media attention in recent years. Did you know that it could affect your employment law practice, too? Join Professor Ruth Silver Taube on Thursday, January 28, 2016 during the noon lunch hour as she discusses how to incorporate human trafficking causes of action into the employment cases you already file. Many workers who are trafficked to California solely to fill positions in the workforce wind up suffering further workplace indignities and violations once they arrive, including discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour violations. Please make time for this important and informative webinar so you can learn how to champion the rights of the most disenfranchised in our society. Originally published January 28, 2016.
2015 Legislative Update On Demand Webinar (Members Only)
Important new statutes have been signed into law. They will affect your practice and your clients’ rights. ~ If you represent employees, you need to attend this webinar ~ CELA's Legislative Counsel & Policy Director, Mariko Yoshihara, and two of the Legislative Committee Co-Chairs, Scot Bernstein and Wendy Musell, discuss important new laws in this timely and information-packed webinar. Originally published November 19, 2015.
2016 Conference Audio Recordings
Audio recordings of all CELA's 2016 conference general and breakout sessions are now available for purchase. The full set of audio MP3s are available for $195 or purchase individual sessions for $18-$25. CLE credit is available for the majority of the recordings.