CADC's 27th Annual Conference and Seminar

Join us virtually

Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13, 2021

7 hours total MCLE

3 hours recognition of bias

1 hour competence

Only $49 for CADC members!**

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**Link here to join or renew:


Friday, March 12

♦ Project Directors Roundtable moderated by CADC Court & Projects Liaison Ed Haggerty

♦ Even More SB 1437: Latest News and Best Practices with Jennifer Hansen (CAP-LA) and Rebecca Jones

♦ Representing Fathers on Appeal with Louise Collari (FDAP)

♦ The Racial Justice Act: AB 2542 with Nisha Shah (Habeas Corpus Resource Center) and Lisa Romo (Office of the State Public Defender) 1 hour recognition of bias

♦ Special Issues of Imprisoned Parents with Christopher Blake and Darlene Kelly

♦ Understanding Our Clients' Mental Health with Steve Fama (Prison Law Office) 1 hour recognition of bias

Saturday, March 13

♦ Annual Membership Meeting; CADC Awards; Report From and Q&A With CADC Lobbyist Ray Lebov (CADC members only; non-MCLE)

♦ AB 3070: “Better than Batson” with Eli Batchelder (Office of the State Public Defender) and Al Kutchins (Office of the State Public Defender)  1 hour recognition of bias

♦ Do Not Pass Go: An Overview of WIC 361.5 with Amanda Sherwood

♦ Let's Talk About Those Hard-to-Win Sex Cases with Bill Robinson (SDAP)

♦ UCCJEA: Dependency Bootcamp with Pamela Tripp

♦ Competence and the Legalization of Marijuana: Can Lawyers Now Party Hearty? with William Balin 1 hour competence

CADC members: $49

CADC sustaining members: free (must register using the "Sustaining Member" option)

Non-members: $149


If you've never been a member of CADC, you can join, pay the member price for the conference, and save $5!

MCLE Credits: This activity provides a total of 7.0 hours of general MCLE; 7.0 hours of appellate specialization; 7.0 hours of criminal specialization; 3.0 hours of recognition of bias; and 1.0 hour of competence.

** CADC certifies that this activity conforms to the standards of approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing Minimum Continuing Legal Education.

Membership Levels

  • New Members: Members new to CADC may join at $95 for their first year.
  • Regular Members: $195/year.
  • Sustaining Members: $455/year. Sustaining Members provide a level of financial support to CADC over and above regular dues. Sustaining Members attend the Annual Conference for free and are thanked in each issue of CalAppNews. (Payment may be split into two payments of $230 each, with the second payment due at 6 months.)
  • Retired Members: $35/year. (See the Join or Renew page for eligibility.)