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August 1, 2014

DBA Luncheon.  Erwin Chemerinsky will be our speaker @ The Classic Club, Palm Desert.

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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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DBA Luncheon: "Supreme Court Review"



presented by

Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. His areas of expertise are constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. He is the author of seven books, most recently, The Conservative Assault on the Constitution (October 2010, Simon & Schuster), and nearly 200 articles in top law reviews. He frequently argues cases before the nation's highest courts, and also serves as a commentator on legal issues for national and local media. Chemerinsky holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University.

The Classic Club
75200 Classic Club Blvd
Palm Desert, California 92211


Friday, August 1, 2014
Luncheon Check-In: 11:30 a.m.
Presentation: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

RSVP by Friday, July 25, 2014.


Cancellations received after July 29, 2014,
will be charged the full price of the luncheon.


$25.00 for Members*
$35.00 for Non-Members
$10.00 for MCLE credit (additional)
(1 hour of General MCLE Credit)


- Braised Short Rib Roast
(with Smashed Yukon Gold Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables)

- Chicken Saltimbocca
(with Fontina Cheese & Prosciutto, Smashed Yukon Gold Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables)

- Vegetarian Option (Chef's option TBD)

- Dietary Restriction Option
(plain chicken breast with steamed vegetables and sweet potato)



You may RSVP, and pay by credit card by clicking here.

You may also RSVP by contacting Christian Cordero,
at the Law Office of Karen J. Sloat, APC
Tel: (760) 779-1313 ‚óŹ Fax: (760) 340-4834


If RSVP'ing via phone, fax or email, you may pay by credit card, cash or check, which is payable either in advance or at the door.
Treasurer Karen J. Sloat
74-900 Highway 111, Suite 211
Indian Wells, CA 92210





*Membership runs from October 1- September 30. If you renew or apply for membership prior to the event, you will be given the membership price for this event and be paid through the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Only current paid members and their guests are entitled to the discount. If you are not sure if you are a paid member, please contact Christian Cordero at to confirm your status.

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