11th Annual California MCLE Super Seminar



Date: January 20, 2016

Time: 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, One Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

Please join us for Nixon Peabody’s 11th Annual MCLE “super” seminar for corporate counsel and legal executives. Complete your MCLE requirements by the February 2, 2016, deadline (Group 1, A-G) and stay up to date on cutting-edge legal topics impacting every organization.

Earn up to 7.0 hours of MCLE credit including one hour each of:

  • Competence
  • Ethics
  • Elimination of bias

Registration is complimentary and includes breakfast and lunch. 

8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. Keep Your Patents Vital! Creating Value by Avoiding Patent Exhaustion
(1.0 hour General Credit)
Robert Krebs and Jennifer Hayes
9:30 a.m. Ethics
Is There a Lawyer at the Table? The Pitfalls of an Attorney Serving on a Board of Directors

(1.0 hour Ethics Credit)
Robert Blum
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. From the Middle Kingdom to Midtown: How the Chinese Legal System Impacts How You Will Do Business in China and in the United States 
(1.0 hour General Credit)
David Kaufman and Kevin Cao
11:45 a.m. Buffet lunch available in Nixon Peabody café
12:45 p.m. Competence
Maintaining Happiness in Legal Practice: Challenges and Solutions
(1.0 hour Competence Credit)
Dr. Teo Ernst
1:45 p.m. Multi-Platform Distribution:  The New Normal in Entertainment–The New World for Lawyers
(1.0 hour General Credit)
Julian Petty
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Elimination of Bias
Next Generation Approaches to Diversity in Law Firms and Legal Departments

(1.0 hour Elimination of Bias Credit)
Rekha Chiruvolu
4:00 p.m. Building Resilience: How California Developers and Businesses Are Responding to Climate Change (Including Drought and Deluge)
(1.0 hour General Credit)
John Foust and Ian O'Banion

Our Speakers

  •  Robert Krebs, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Jennifer Hayes, Associate, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Robert Blum, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • David Kaufman, Director of Regional Sales U.S. and International Offices
    Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Kevin Cao, Department Attorney, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Dr. Teo Ernst, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist
  • Julian Petty, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Rekha Chiruvolu, Firmwide Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • John Foust, Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Ian O'Banion, Associate, Nixon Peabody LLP

*Continuing Education:

This course is eligible for 7.0 CLE credits (4.0 General, 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Elimination of Bias, and 1.0 Competence Issues) based on CA MCLE rules. Click here.

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