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Minority Bar Coalition Unity Award

Minority Bar Coalition Unity Award

On November 13, 2018 Robin Pearson was honored with a Unity Award presented by the Minority Bar Coalition at UC Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. Robin was selected for her work at the CCCBA to advance the cause of diversity in the legal profession. Congratulations Robin and thank you! The CCCBA is better […]

Year End Financial Report

Year End Financial Report

Click on the report below for a full size pdf.

Senior Legal Services Salutes its Volunteers

Senior Legal Services Salutes its Volunteers

Happy Holidays from the CCCBA

Happy Holidays from the CCCBA

Thank you for your membership in the Contra Costa County Bar Association. We appreciate you, your time and your participation in CCCBA events. We wish you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Thank You Section Leaders

Thank you 2018 Section Leaders for taking time out from your busy practices to keep your colleagues and the CCCBA vibrant, current and fabulous!  

Judicial Assignments 2019

Judicial Assignments 2019

Click here for a full size pdf. The Judicial Assignments in the printed version of Contra Costa Lawyer were changed prior to press time.  This version is up to date as of November 1, 2018.

Hon. John Sugiyama

2018 Review – Probate Division

Much will be the same. Much will be different. Jill Fannin provided exceptional support to the Probate Division during her tenure as Presiding Judge. Barry Baskin, as incoming Presiding Judge, has the same commitment. Former Court Executive Officer Stephen H. Nash worked diligently to ensure the equitable sharing of the court’s meager financial resources among […]

Hon. Mary Ann O'Malley

It’s good to be busy. Right? Pittsburg Court 2018

This past year, our judges and commissioner, all five of us and staff, conducted approximately 1,370 arraignments, presided over 2,000 cases set for preliminary hearings, processed and/or held hearings for over 22,600 traffic citations and, with only one trial department, conducted 45 misdemeanor jury trials. Our civil harassment calendar has continued to grow. We held […]

Richmond Court Update

Richmond Court Update

If a tree falls in the court’s parking lot, and no one is around to hear it, did it make a sound? The George D. Carroll Richmond courthouse has been humming with planned (and unplanned) upgrades and events, not the least of these tree-trimming. And, yes, the falling branches made a sound, and unfortunately caused […]

Traffic Division 2018

Traffic Division 2018

It has been somewhat of a quiet year for Traffic at Contra Costa as far as legislative and/or California Rules of Court changes. The past two years there were sweeping changes with the concentration of Ability to Pay for defendants needing an assessment to pay the fines and fees. The Court has worked with the […]

Welcome New Members

Welcome Aboard to these CCCBA members who’ve joined between June 1st and July 31. We hope you take advantage of the CCCBA and its opportunity for: Professional Development and Networking Community Service Continuing Legal Education Lawyer Referral & Information Service Publications, Mobile App & Social Media Member-Only Benefit Program Discounts For information on any of […]

Bar Soap

Bar Soap

Hard to believe summer is upon us already. I did receive my annual jury summons. I reported dutifully to Pittsburg. What a beautiful courthouse. Did confirm the Family Law cases are all directed back to Martinez, so plenty of available courtrooms. I have received an overwhelming response to my last Civil Jury Verdicts mention of […]

Sustaining Firms 2018-2019

Sustaining Firms 2018-2019

Welcome New Members!

Welcome New Members!

Welcome Aboard to these CCCBA members who’ve joined since November 2017. We hope you take advantage of the CCCBA and its opportunity for: Professional Development and Networking Community Service Continuing Legal Education Lawyer Referral & Information ServicePublications and Mobile App Special discounts from our Member-Only Benefit Program For information on any of these member benefits, […]

Judges Night

Judges Night