BASF Special Credits MCLE Festival, December 3, 2015

Just in time for compliance group A-G, BASF’s Special Credits MCLE Festival offers you
the opportunity to complete your requirements in one day.

Attend the full day or choose a morning session with Legal Ethics only, which includes a complimentary coupon for an online program to complete your ethics requirement. Or you can register for the afternoon session, which includes Elimination of Bias and Competence Issues credits, plus one hour of General Credit.


8:30 a.m. Registration for the morning session

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Ethics in Trial: Dos and Don’ts of Modern Courtroom Warfare
1 hour in Legal Ethics
Learn skills from two experienced litigators who will share their inside baseball skills and tactics
that you can use.

Michael Kelly
Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

Michael Bradley
Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
10 Ethical Problems to Avoid
1 hour in Legal Ethics

Keep ethical issues at bay in 2016 with ten tips for dealing with conflicts, annoying clients,
and insurance issues.

Michele Trausch
Hanson Bridgett

11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Ethics and ADR: Obligations, Challenges and Pitfalls
1 hour in Legal Ethics

Advocacy and zealous representation of clients can sometimes create challenging or conflicting
situations. This presentation will employ hypothetical scenarios, review guidelines, requirements
and rules governing ADR, including the vastly different ethical obligations facing attorneys in
mediations and arbitrations.

Hon. William Cahill (Ret.)

Hon. Therese M. Stewart
First District Court of Appeal

12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch Break for Full Day Registrants


12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Registration for the afternoon session

1:15 – 3:15 p.m.
ADA Compliance and Recent Trends in Litigation
1 hour in Elimination of Bias
1 hour of General Credit

An overview of the ADA, advising clients about compliance, public accommodations and
scope of liability

Jason Gong
Law Offices of Jason Gong

Bassam Altwal, AIA, CASp
CalAccessibility Partner

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Overview of Addiction
1 hour in Competence Issues
What determines an addiction? How to recognize addiction
in others. What can you do if you want to help the addicted person?

Professionals from the Veterans Administration Medical Center


BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111


BASF Member $175.00
Non-Member $250.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: G151690

Learn more and register HERE.