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2018 Judicial Assignments

2018 Judicial Assignments

PHOTOS: Bar Fund Benefit

Members of the Contra Costa County Bar Association came together to support the Social Justice Collaborative on September 28. Thank you to all of the sponsors, donors and attendees who contributed over $42,000 for this worthy cause. The Social Justice Collaborative provides full-scope legal representation for victims of crime, unaccompanied minors and refugees and asylum […]

PHOTOS: Hastings Alum of the Year

Congratulations to Presiding Judge Jill Fannin, who was named UC Hastings Contra Costa Alum of the Year on October 4, 2017.

PHOTOS: Women’s Scholarship Awards Dinner

On Thursday October 11, 2017 the Women’s Section of the CCCBA honored the 2017 recipients of the Honorable Patricia Herron and the Honorable Ellen James Scholarship, pictured in the slideshow above. The Women’s Section also hosted Suzanne Wertheim who spoke on the topic, “The American Bias Towards Explicit “No.”

Register Now for the MCLE Spectacular

Register Now for the MCLE Spectacular

Sign up NOW to get the best pricing for the CCCBA’s 23rd Annual MCLE Spectacular, on Friday, November 17, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Walnut Creek Marriott Hotel. Attending is one of the best ways to earn up to 8 MCLE credits in one day, hear fantastic main session speakers and learn […]

Moot Court - Thank You

Moot Court – Thank You

Teaching Teenagers to Argue in Court, that is! 13th Annual Moot Court Competition Moot Court is an appellate argument activity and competition put on by the Center for Economic and Civic Education (CESQD) and CCCBA. On Saturday October 14, 2017 about 75 students will come to the Bray Courthouse and present their oral arguments on […]

Board-Member Athletes

Board-Member Athletes

This month, the Contra Costa Lawyer is offering a lighter look at our members– focusing on our members who are also athletes, but did you know that some of your Board members are also athletes… or at least athletic? Mika Domingo and Nicole Mills are two of the newest members of the Board.  Mika has […]

All Section Summer Mixer

Thank you to the Barristers Section for hosting the annual All Section Summer mixer this year at Sauced on June 21st.

CCCBA Diversity Award Program Announced

Diversity and inclusion in the law is something the Contra Costa County Bar Association values greatly and has worked hard to promote. To that end, we are pleased to announce the Bar Association has decided to recognize and present awards to law firms that embrace and implement diversity awareness and inclusiveness in their firms. A […]

Court Volunteer Appreciation Event

Court Volunteer Appreciation Event

On May 11, the Superior Court hosted a volunteer appreciation event in honor of the many volunteers that support the courts all year long.

CCCBA Goes to the A's Game

CCCBA Goes to the A’s Game

CCCBA members got together for an A’s game on May 9. Although the A’s lost, the group had a terrific time with a delicious tailgate before the game and a lot of fun together in the stands.

Food From the Bar 2017

The 26th Annual Food From The Bar fundraiser for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano was another success, bringing in over $56,500. Twenty-four law firms participated in the event that included the Walk-a-Thon, Comedy Night, and a competitive food drive among the firms. Congratulations and thank you to the winners: 1-5 Employees: Law […]

CCCBA Member Information Series

MCLE Spectacular 2017

MCLE Spectacular 2017

How Bulletproof are Spendthrift Trusts in Bankruptcy?

How Bulletproof are Spendthrift Trusts in Bankruptcy?

What is a trust? A trust is a document that places ownership of an asset in a separate entity – also called a trust –for the benefit of the trust’s beneficiaries.[1] The assets are managed by a trustee, who invests and distributes funds according to the trust’s instructions. Often a trust is created by a […]