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CAPA's 28th Annual Educational Conference


If you are a member of one of CAPA's affiliated associations, you are a member of CAPA!

The schedule for the Conference is as follows (additional details will be posted as available):

7:30 a.m. - Registration, Breakfast & Meet Exhibitors
Welcome & Introduction; Keynote Address - The Unauthorized Practice of Law Kristine M. Custodio, ACP (CAPA President)
Heather Rosing, Esq.
1 hour general
9:15 a.m. Morning - Part 1
Class 1 The Commission on Judicial Performance:  Protecting the Public from Judicial Misconduct Dr. Michael Moodian 1 hour ethics
Class 2 How To Conduct An Online California Legislative Intent Search Brett Christensen Research & Instructional Services Librarian 1 hour general
Class 3 Federal Civil Practice Seminar Arthur K. Cunningham, Esq.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
1 hour general
Class 4 Social Security Retirement and Disability Programs - Dispelling the Myths, Rumors and Lies Mel Irvin 1 hour general
10:30 a.m. Morning Part 2
Class 6 Finding assets and finding people: Tips, tricks and insight from a Private Investigator Joseph Jones PI#28338 1 hour general
Class 7 Can Lawyers Lie in Negotiations? Carole J. Buckner
Dean of St. Francis School of Law
1 hour ethics
Class 8 How to Keep the Watchdog (U.S. Trustee) Away U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee’s Office 1 hour general
Class 9 Will Courtroom Bias Cost You Your Next Case? Mike Wakshull MSc., CQE - Forensic Document Examiner 1 hour elimination of bias / ethics
Class 10 The Expert Witness - Ethics, preparation and challenges Doug Carner DABRE,CPP,CCFE,CHS 1 hour ethics
11:30 a.m. Morning Break
Visit with Exhibitors
12:00 p.m. Lunch, Keynote Address, POY, Exhibitor Drawings
Keynote Address - Revisitions to the California Rules of Court; Announcement of Paralegal of the Year David Pasternak, Esq.
CA Bar Association President; Exhibitors
1 hour general
1:50 p.m. Afternoon Part 1
Class 11 "Author Guild, Inc. v. Google, Inc." otherwise known as the Google Books project case; copyright "Fair Use" case Rich Hahn, CP 1 hour general
Class 12 The Other Bar James Heiting, Esq. J.D.Heiting & Irwin 1 hour substance abuse or ethics
Class 13 Planning for Guns and Other Difficult Assets Bruce Colodny, Esq.
Law Offices of Bruce Colodny
1 hour general
Class 14 Ethical Issues that Arise in Preservation and Collection Trent Walton, National Director
Legal Technology for US Legal
1 hour ethics
2:50 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:10 p.m. Afternoon Part 2
Class 16 Are you Ready for the B Economy? An Introduction to California and Delaware benefit corporations and why they matter John Montgomery, Esq.
Montgomery & Hansen
1 hour general
Class 17 Unauthorized Practice of Law Hon. Jackson Lucky 1 hour ethics
Class 18 “The Workers Comp. case” Jill Grathwhol, Esq.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
1 hour general
Class 19 Calendaring as a Risk Management Strategy: A Pivot Point for the Paralegal Profession Joseph Scott, J.D. 1 hour ethics
Class 20 Business Compliance & Governance Essentials Lori Ann Fox 1 hour general
4:20 p.m. Afternoon Part 3
Class 21 LLLT Michael Winick
Monterey College of Law
1 hour general
Class 22 Elimination of Bias Hon. Angel Bermudez 1 hour ethics
Class 23 Mediation and Private Judging Kelly Bennett, Esq.
Bennett and Bennett
1 hour general
Class 24 PTSD and Offenders Hon. Mark Johnson
Veteran’s Court Founder
1 hour general
Class 25 LLC Law Today Lori Ann Fox 1 hour general

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.

For more information on the conference or sponsorship opportunities,
please contact our Conference Chair at [email protected]

All conference registrations are non-refundable.