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Welcome to 2016-2017!   This year the Desert Bar Association celebrates 65 years of service to the legal community – an incredible milestone. Thank you to our founders and all of the Past Presidents and Trustees who have gone before us.

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Save the Date

April 27, 2017

DBA Cocktail Mixer

The Vue Grille & Bar

Indian Wells Golf Resort




May 19, 2017

DBA Luncheon: Substance Abuse & Mental Health MCLE

presented by

The Hon. Sherrill Ellsworth

The Classic Club, Palm Desert




June 24, 2017

40th Annual Bird Awards and Distinguished Judges Night

@ Sun City Palm Desert.

Invitations to follow this Spring!




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Past Events

Chief Justice of California Luncheon - April 2012    Photos from the Luncheon for the Chief Justice of California, April 19, 2012

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OneJustice Bus Project - April 2012    Photos from the OneJustice Bus Project - April 2-3, 2012

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Bird Awards 2011 - Beach Blanket Indio    Photos from Beach Blanket Indio, June 3, 2011.

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2011 Court of Appeal Visit    Photos from April 2011 Court of Appeal Visit

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April 2011 Cocktail Mixer    Photos from Cocktail Mixer at Cork Tree on April 20, 2011

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59th Annual Installation of Officers & Trustees    Photos from the 59th Annual Installation of Officers & Trustees on October 23, 2010

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Bird Awards 2010 - Alice in Lawyerland!    Photos from Alice in Lawyerland, June 26, 2010.

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Senior Law Day 2010    Photos from Senior Law Day 2010

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UPCOMING EVENTS


Enrobement Ceremony & Reception for the Hon. Kira L. Klatchko

The Judges of the Superior Court of California

County of Riverside

 

cordially invite you to attend

the formal enrobement ceremony of the

 

HONORABLE KIRA L. KLATCHKO

 

 

March 24, 2017

4:00 p.m.

 

Larson Justice Center

46-200 Oasis Street

Indio, California

 

 

 

You are cordially invited to a reception

 

hosted by

 

The Honorable Kira L. Klatchko

The Riverside County Bar Association

The Desert Bar Association

 

 

March 24, 2017

5:30 p.m.

 

Toscana Country Club

76-009 Via Club Villa

Indian Wells, CA 92210

 

 

RSVP for the Reception is required by Friday, March 17, 2017

 

CourtExecutiveOffice@riverside.courts.ca.gov

 




Basic Fee Arbitrator Training

The State Bar of California’s Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration

 

invites

 

The Desert Bar Association and State Bar Fee Arbitrators

 

to attend

 

BASIC FEE ARBITRATOR TRAINING

 

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Riverside County Law Library – Indio Branch

82-995 Highway 111, Suite 102

Indio, California 92201

 

 

This training session is offered to all prospective and current volunteers who arbitrate attorney-client fee disputes for the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Programs through the Desert Bar Association and the State Bar of California. The course will provide the basic training required to serve on a bar program’s fee arbitration panel. Non-lawyer (lay) arbitrators, in addition to attorneys, are encouraged to attend this valuable training session and join the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program.

 

Speakers will address recent developments in fee arbitration

and other important topics such as:

 

- Writing an Enforceable Award

- Statute of Limitations

- Effect of Conflicts of Interest

- Arbitrator Disclosure Requirements

- Controlling the Proceeding

 

 

FREE MCLE CREDIT

Members of the State Bar of California will receive 

2.75 hours MCLE credit (includes 1.0 hour Legal Ethics).

[The State Bar of California is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider.]

 

 

To reserve a space, please contact Sue Byerly at

760-851-4886 or assistant@desertbar.com

 

For additional information, please call Doug Hull (415) 538-2015 at the State Bar of California. To download the flyer for this event, please click here.




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