January 13, 2023 @ 9:45 am – 2:30 pm
Attendees may participate in all sessions or only needed ones. Lunch will be provided. The fee is the same regardless of whether an attendee participates in some or all of the credit sessions or eats lunch.
Registration deadline is Jan. 10.
Check-in begins at 9:45 a.m. and the program will start promptly at 10 a.m.
Legal Ethics: Avoiding Practice Pitfalls
Art Barsegyan, a senior associate at Pansky Markle Attorneys at Law, will be the speaker. He is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers and the president of the Association of Discipline Defense Counsel. The session will run from 10 a.m. to noon. MLCE credit is two hours legal ethics.
Achieving and Maintaining Competence Requires Mental and Emotional Wellness
James O. Heiting and Michael A. Razo will be the speakers. Heiting is the only past president of the State Bar of California elected from the Inland Empire. He serves on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs representing the west coast. Razo is a partner at Bratton & Razo and has been named to the Southern California Rising Stars list. The session will run from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. MCLE credit is one hour competence issues.
The Ethical Case for Eliminating Bias
Brian C. Unitt will be the speaker. He is a certified specialist in appellate law and a recipient of the San Bernardino County Bar Association Florentino Garza Fortitude Award, the St. Thomas More Award and the Terry D. Bridges Award (from the Leo A. Degan Inn of Court). The session will run from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. MCLE credit is one hour recognition and elimination of bias.