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2021 Programs

  • January 15, 2021 – Conducting Virtual Bench Trials (Webinar) [Presentation Materials]
  • January 23, 2021 — ABTL Board Virtual Mini-Retreat
  • January 26, 2021 – A New Era in Jury Selection in California: Preparing for and Complying with AB3707 (Webinar) [Template-for-Virtual-Bench-Trial-Pretrial-Order]
  • March 23, 2021 – The Road Ahead: A Judicial Update on Current and Post-Covid Practice (Webinar)
  • April 15, 2021 – A Conversation with Senator Doug Jones: From the Courtroom to the Capitol (Young Lawyers Division Webinar)
  • April 29, 2021 – Virtual Brown Bag Lunch with LASC Judges Eric Taylor and Lawrence Riff on Justice Restored: What to Expect When We Get Back to Court (Young Lawyers Division Event)
  • May 12, 2021 An Evening with the Honorable Martin J. Jenkins, California’s Newest Supreme Court Justice (Statewide Webinar)
  • May 20, 2021 – Current Developments in LA Superior Court, Civil Departments (Webinar)
  • May 27, 2021 – Virtual Brown Bag Lunch with California Court of Appeal Justices John Segal and Brian Hoffstadt (Young Lawyers Division Event)
  • July 14, 2021 – College Athletics in the Supreme Court Spotlight: Alston v. NCAA (Outdoor In-Person Program and Mixer – Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza)
  • July 23, 2021 – Virtual Brown Bag Lunch with LASC Judge David Cowan and California Court of Appeal Justice  John Shepard Wiley on Dos and Don’ts for New Lawyers (Young Lawyers Division Event)
  • September 11, 2021 – Annual President’s Dinner (Shutters on the Beach)
  • September 22, 2021 – Annual Judicial Reception (Outdoors – Omni Los Angeles hotel at California Plaza)
  • October 6, 2021 – Lunch Program (Millennium Biltmore)
  • October 20-24, 2021 – 47th Annual Seminar – Mauna Lani, Big Island, Hawaii
  • November 2021 – TBD Dinner Program (Millennium Biltmore)

2020 Programs 

2019 Programs  

  • January 22, 2019 – Lunch Program – Behind the Scenes at the ALI: The Restatement of the Law Liability Insurance
  • February 19, 2019 – Dinner Program – Juries and the Growing Mistrust of Science
  • April 9, 2019 – Lunch Program – Class Action Settlements: Tips and Pitfalls for Obtaining Judicial Approval
  • April 26-28, 2019 – Joint Board Retreat – Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • May 14, 2019 – Dinner Program – The Butler Did It! The Legal Battle Over the Estate of Doris Duke
  • June 11, 2019 – Judicial Reception
  • September 17, 2019 – Dinner Program – 100 Years After Women’s Right to Vote: Where Are We Now?
  • October 3-6, 2019 – 46th Annual Seminar – La Quinta Resort, Palm Springs
  • November 12, 2019 – Dinner Program – An Evening with U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna in Conversation with The Honorable André Birotte Jr.
  • December 12, 2019 – YLD Program – How to Handle High Profile Cases in the Courtroom and with the Press

2021 Membership Drive

Dear ABTL Supporters,

It is that time of year again. For current members, it is time to renew your ABTL Membership for 2021. For non-members, now is the time to join so that you can enjoy an entire year’s benefits. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Executive Director, Linda A. Sampson, by phone at 323-988-3428 or by email at abtl@abtl.org.

To establish your 2021 membership, please download the application or apply online using the links below: