Recorded Webinars for Sale

Recorded Webinar – California CCP 998: Offers to Compromise

Speaker: Christopher L. Walters, Esq. of Walters Law

Recorded January 31, 2019

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Christopher Walters graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with undergraduate degrees in Integrative Biology and Religious Studies in 1996. He then obtained his law degree from the University of Southern California Law School in 1999, where he was on the Southern California Law Review staff and graduated in the top 15% of his class.

Mr. Walters began his career with Ross, Dixon & Bell in San Diego. Ross, Dixon & Bell later merged with the international law firm of Troutman Sanders. Christopher was a partner at both Ross, Dixon & Bell and Troutman Sanders. After Christopher left Troutman Sanders, he worked at the law firms of Robbins Umeda (now Robbins Arroyo) and Mazzarella Law Group. After being a lawyer for almost 15 years, Christopher decided to start Walters Law Group.

Christopher lives in East County San Diego with his wife Laura and his three daughters. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program and Toward Maximum Independence. He previously served on the Board of the East County Family YMCA. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading and camping.

Description: Mr. Walters covers the purpose of a 998 Offer, the mechanics and procedures for extending and accepting a 998 Offer, how does a 998 Offer incentivize settlement, what are the penalties for the rejecting party, 998 Offers issued to multiple parties, considerations in making and responding to a 998 Offer, and how to support a litigator in making 998 Offers.

This webinar will provide 1 hour of self-study MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

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Recorded Webinar – Federal Court Rules

Speaker: Joe Diaz is the CM/ECF Coordinator for the United States District Court, Southern District of California

Recorded April 1, 2019

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Joe started working with the court in May 2004 and he was one of the members of the team that successfully implemented the CM/ECF system. Prior to working for the Southern District, he worked for Affiliated Computer Systems, which implemented the Jury Management System (JMS) throughout the federal judiciary. He has held positions within the Administrative Office of the United States Courts in Washington D.C. and in Phoenix, Arizona and within the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, Phoenix Division.

Description: Joe Diaz demonstrates the USDC Southern District of California’s CM/ECF system, including Rule 26 Scheduling Orders, obtaining motion hearing dates, processing of motion documents, types of motions, and what’s new in 2019 with the CM/ECF NextGen system.

This webinar will provide 1 hour of self-study MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

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Recorded Webinar – Bankruptcy:  A 60,000 Foot View

Speakers: Gary Rudolph of Sullivan Hill and Kathleen Cashman-Kramer

Recorded February 28, 2019

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Our speakers, Gary Rudolph of Sullivan Hill and Kathleen Cashman-Kramer, Trial Lawyer for Thomas Billingslea, Chapter 13 Trustee, discuss all aspects of Bankruptcy cases. 

About the Speakers:

Gary B. Rudolph is a shareholder at Sullivan Hill in San Diego. Mr. Rudolph has specialized in bankruptcy his entire legal career, including representing creditors, official unsecured creditor committees, bankruptcy trustees, consumer and individual Chapter 7 debtors, and Chapter 11 debtors in possession. He is the current Vice-Chair for the San Diego County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Law Section, Past President of the San Diego County Bankruptcy Forum, and is a Member of the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California.

Ms. Cashman-Kramer practiced in the areas of business and commercial litigation, with emphasis on bankruptcy, real estate and title insurance matters. In addition to her work in state and federal courts, she represented creditors, committees, trustees and debtors in bankruptcy court and parties in non-bankruptcy work-outs. Ms. Cashman-Kramer has been a member of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum since 1995 and served as their president in 2003.  She has been one of the co-chairs of the Bankruptcy Section of the San Diego County Bar Association since 2001 and has been a member of the California and San Diego Bankruptcy Forums since 1989.  She has been on the Mediation Panel for the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California from 1990 to the present.  Since May 2016 she has served as the staff attorney for Chapter 13 Trustee Thomas H. Billingslea Jr., of the Southern District of California. 

This webinar will provide 1 hour of self-study MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

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Recorded Webinar – Independent Contractor or Employee – The Impact of the new Dynamex Case!

Speaker: Galia Aharoni

Recorded May 2, 2019

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The speaker, Galia Aharoni, will discuss the California Supreme Court’s published decision that rewrote the rule on whether a worker is legally an independent contractor or an employee, making it much more difficult to categorize workers as a contractor.  This seminar will help you understand the new rule and avoid expensive lawsuits or fines in the future.

About the Speaker:

Galia Aharoni, is founding attorney of Aharoni Business Law, a full-service modern law firm that assists small and growing businesses with corporate, employment, and intellectual property issues.  Ms. Aharoni also provides in-depth employment law services for business owners, including strategic advice and education about local, state, and federal employment laws, handbook and employment policy preparation, assisting with hiring and firing, providing education and training on sexual harassment and other legal issues, and legal representation for discrimination, harassment, and other employment conflicts.

This webinar will provide 1 hour of self-study MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

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Recorded Webinar – Environmental Law & CEQA

Speaker: Stefanie Warren, Esq.

Recorded August 2, 2018

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The speaker, Stefanie Warren, Esq., will discuss Environmental Law and CEQA requirements.

About the Speaker:

Stefanie Warren is a member of Dentons’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, and a member of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board. 

She has represented clients in defense of environmental claims brought under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Clean Water Act (CWA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response.  She represented public agencies and developers in California Environmental Quality Act and land use litigation, and counseled consumer product manufacturers and retailers on compliance with California’s Proposition 65, which is the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act. 

This webinar will provide 1 hour of self-study MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

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Recorded Webinar – Bluebook v California Style Manual

Speaker: Mary-Beth Moylan

Recorded June 21, 2018

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The speaker, Mary-Beth Moylan, explains in detail the differences between Bluebook, CA Style Manual and ALWD Citation Guide.

About the speaker:

Mary-Beth Moylan is the Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  Ms. Moylan goes in detail about the differences between Bluebook, CA Style Manual and ALWD Citation Guide.

This webinar will provide 1 hour of self-study MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

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Recorded Webinar – Subpoena Series

There are three subpoena webinars presented by Jim Ayer, each webinar covers a different aspect of subpoenas.

These webinars can be purchased individually or as a group.  Get all three for the price for two!

  • Part 1 – California Business Record Subpoenas, including Notice to Consumers and Custodian Declarations – recorded January 18, 2018
  • Part 2 – Deposition Appearance Subpoenas for California, Including Trial Subpoenas – recorded April 5, 2018
  • Part 3 – Federal Court Subpoenas – recorded April 5, 2018

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About the Speaker

Jim Ayer has been working in the Subpoena industry since 1997 and is currently the Vice-President of Titan Legal Services.  Along with his business partners, Jim has helped turn Titan Legal Services into one of the most trusted and knowledgeable Subpoena Services in California. 

This webinar will provide 1 hour of self-study MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

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