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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 […]

American Inns of Court – March Program

American Inns of Court – March Program

Inspired by the Broadway hit Hamilton, Judge Clare Maier’s pupilage group rapped its way through recent developments in family and internet law.  The tone was set by Judge Maier’s limerick-styled introductions of her group. Scott Lantry (for example) was introduced: If family law makes you irate Call Scott Lantry, your troubles he’ll mitigate. He emphasizes […]

Call for Board Nominations

Call for Board Nominations

You can be a leader within our legal community as a Director on the Contra Costa County Bar Association Board. The Board seeks candidates who agree to meet the following expectations: To possess or acquire a basic understanding of the Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) and its activities. To commit to the mission and […]

Food From the Bar - Comedy Night

Food From the Bar – Comedy Night

2017 Member Information Series

2017 Member Information Series

Bar Fund Benefit - September 28

Bar Fund Benefit – September 28