13th Annual California MCLE Seminar—Los Angeles

Date: January 18, 2018

Time: 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 4100, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Contact: Nicole Kale

Please join us for our Los Angeles office section of Nixon Peabody’s 13th Annual California MCLE seminar for corporate counsel and legal professionals.

Our 2018 program will include cutting-edge topics to keep you up-to-date on legal issues facing the Los Angeles region and your organization. This year our LA program will include presentations focused on transgender individuals and their rights, the upcoming 2028 Los Angeles Olympics and how to be a mindful and less stressed attorney. This program includes sessions that fulfill the elimination of bias and competence issues credits, as well as two hours of ethics credits.

REMINDER: The Group 2 (last names H–M) deadline for completion of requisite credits is February 1, 2018.


7:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. The Mindful Practice of Law (competency credit)
Jennifer Cormano
9:15 a.m. Ethics and Pro Bono (ethics credit)
Jade Turner-Bond, Angelica Valencia
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. The Times, Are They A-Changing? Considerations for Buyers in Traditional and Contemporary Deals (general credit)
Alexandra Busto, Jack Rose
11:30 a.m. The Evolution of Endorsement Deals (general credit)
Ellie Altshuler, Carron Mitchell
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Practicing Law in the Digital Age: The Ethics of Using Unsecure Technology (ethics credit)
Erik Birkeneder, Sean Kim
2:15 p.m. The Shifting Legal Protections of Transgender Individuals: From the Gender Nondiscrimination Act to the Trump Administration (general credit)
Mae Hau, Matthew Morris
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Transgender Cultural Competency—Creating a more inclusive workplace (elimination of bias credit)
Kevin Medina and Megan van der Toorn, UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center
4:30 p.m. 44 Years Later: The 1984 and 2028 Los Angeles Olympics—A Discussion of the Developmental Landscape in Los Angeles, Then and Now (general credit)
Ed Campbell, Erin Kansy, Sonia Nayak

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. Click here for continuing education details.


  • Ellie Altshuler, Associate
  • Erik Birkeneder, Associate
  • Alexandra Busto, Associate
  • Ed Campbell, Associate
  • Jennifer Cormano, Associate
  • Mae Hau, Associate
  • Erin Kansy, Associate
  • Sean Kim, Associate
  • Kevin Medina, Program Coordinator, UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center
  • Carron Mitchell, Counsel
  • Matthew Morris, Associate
  • Sonia Nayak, Counsel
  • Jack Rose, Associate
  • Jade Turner-Bond, Associate
  • Angelica Valencia, Associate
  • Megan van der Toorn, Assistant Director, UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center
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