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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

Thank You to the 2017 Mock Trial Volunteers

Thank You to the 2017 Mock Trial Volunteers

The Contra Costa County Office of Education produced another successful Mock Trial during February 2017. Teams from local high schools work with teacher- and attorney-coaches to prepare their version of the criminal case from both the prosecution and defense perspective. Students assume the roles of trial attorneys, pretrial motion attorneys, witnesses, clerks and bailiffs. In […]

Installation Luncheon January 27, 2017 [photos]

Installation Luncheon January 27, 2017 [photos]

Members of the Contra Costa County Bar Association came to celebrate the installation of new Board President Philip Andersen, a new Board of Directors, new Section Leaders and to honor two retiring judges and celebrate their service. It as a beautiful day and there was a festive vibe in the air as new leaders took […]

Food from the Bar - Comedy Night, May 18, 2017

Food from the Bar – Comedy Night, May 18, 2017