CADC's 28th Annual Conference and Seminar

Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26, 2022

8 hours total MCLE

8 hours appellate specialization

4 hours criminal specialization

2 hours ethics

1 hour recognition of bias


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Friday, March 25, 2022

♦ 9:00 - 11:00 - Annual Membership Meeting (CADC members only; non-MCLE) - with CADC Awards and Report from/Q&A with CADC’s lobbyist Ray Lebov

♦ 11:15 - 12:15 - Project Directors Roundtable moderated by CADC Court & Projects Liaison Ed Haggerty

12:45 - 1:45 -

How to Succeed in the Roaring 20’s – New Laws and Cases and their Implications with Candace Hale and George Schraer

DEPENDENCY: Tips and Tricks for Surviving a Dependency Appeal - Leslie Barry

2:00 - 3:00 - Secondary Traumatic Stress and Burnout: Supportive Strategies for Attorneys with Alexandra Dolan and Meghan Johnson (Support Center for Child Advocates) - 1 hour ethics

3:15 - 4:15 - Ethical Issues in the Representation of People with Mental-Health Issues with Paul Kraus and panelist TBA -  1 hour ethics


Saturday, March 26, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 -

CRIMINAL: Sanchez and Other Marvels of the Evidence Code with Hassan Gorguinpour and Will Whaley (OSPD)

DEPENDENCY: What the Books Don’t Tell You About Briefing with Diane Meier and Carl Chamberlin (First District Court of Appeal)

♦ 11:15 - 12:15 - How to Deal with Difficult Clients with Michelle Danley, John Harrison (California Appellate Project-SF), and panelist TBA

12:45 - 1:45 -

CRIMINAL: SB 1437: The Ongoing Saga - Rebecca Jones and Jennifer Hansen (Office of the State Public Defender (OSPD))

DEPENDENCY: Placement Issues in Dependency Cases: Who, What, and When                   with Elena Min

♦ 2:00 - 3:00 - The Long Legacy of Our Racial Legal History with Shauna Marshall (UC Hastings) -  1 hour recognition of bias


MCLE Credits: This activity provides a total of 8.0 hours of general MCLE; 8.0 hours of appellate specialization; 4.0 hours of criminal specialization; 2.0 hours of ethics and 1.0 hours of recognition of bias.

** 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.)
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