13th Annual California MCLE Seminar—San Francisco

Date: January 16, 2018

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 1 Embarcadero Center, 18th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111


Please join us for Nixon Peabody’s 13th Annual MCLE “super” seminar for corporate counsel and legal professionals. Complete your MCLE requirements by the February 1, 2018, deadline (Group 2, H—M) and stay up to date on cutting-edge legal topics impacting every organization.

Earn up to 8.0 hours of MCLE credit including:

  • Competence (1.0 hour)
  • Elimination of bias (1.0 hour)
  • Ethics (2.0 hours)
  • General credit (4.0 hours)

Registration is complimentary and includes breakfast and lunch.


7:30 a.m.

Registration and continental breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Managing the contingent workforce: Independent contractors, temporary employees, interns and volunteers (general credit)
Bonnie Glatzer

9:00 a.m.

Mergers & acquisitions 101 (general credit)
Sterling Chan, Kyle Uhlman

10:00 a.m.


10:10 a.m.

Given the current state of the economy, is filing a corporate bankruptcy case ethical and responsible? (ethics credit)
Louis Cisz, III

11:10 a.m.

How not to overreact: Prop 65 updates and other chemical regulations (general credit)
Lauren Michals, Alison Torbitt

12:10 p.m.


12:50 p.m.

Inclusion in the #MeToo era (elimination of bias credit)
 Rekha Chiruvolu

1:50 p.m.

Finding a balance: ethics around social media for attorneys (ethics credit)
Daniel Valles, Dia Kirby

2:50 p.m.


3:00 p.m.

Pre-litigation strategies (general credit)
John Foust, Stacy Boven

4:00 p.m.

Recognizing and treating lawyers caught in the cycle of addiction (competence credit)
Dr. Robert Lieb (outside speaker)


  • Stacy Boven, Associate
  • Sterling Chan, Associate
  • Rekha Chiruvolu, Diversity & Inclusion Manager
  • Louis Cisz, III, Partner
  • John Foust, Counsel
  • Bonnie Glatzer, Partner
  • Dia Kirby, Associate
  • Lauren Michals, Counsel
  • Alison Torbitt, Associate
  • Kyle Uhlman, Associate
  • Daniel Valles, Counsel
  • Dr. Robert Lieb, Ph.D., Principal & Clinical Director, Pacific Psycare Associates 

Continuing Education

This course is eligible for 8.0 MCLE credits (4.0 general, 2.0 ethics, 1.0 elimination of bias, and 1.0 competence issues) based on CA MCLE rules. See details here.

REMINDER: CA MCLE Compliance Group 2 (last names H–M) must report their MCLE compliance by February 1, 2018.

Our Los Angeles office will be holding a similar session on January 18, 2018, for Southern California lawyers.

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