Council of State Bar Sections Agenda

COUNCIL OF STATE BAR SECTIONS
Thursday, January 15, 2015
3:00  – 5:00 p.m.
Westin, St. Francis Hotel - 335 Powell Street
AGENDA

  1. Introductions
  2. Officers Report
  3. State Bar Update
  4. State Bar President – Monthly Bar Leader Calls
    Quarterly Section Chair Calls – 8:00 a.m.
    1. March 18, 2015
    2. July 29, 2015
  5. Social Media Update
  6. 2015 Travel and Business-Related Expense Policy
    1. Expense reports are due within 30 days of travel and no expenses will be paid if received after 60 days
    2. Procurement Policies – Contracting
  7. Education Chairs meeting – Friday, January 16, 2015 9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 
  8. State Bar of California Solo and Small Firm Summit – June 18 – 20, 2015
    1. Deadline to submit proposals March 2, 2015
  9. Important Deadlines for 2015
    1. Appointments
      1. Application Deadline – February 2, 2015
      2. Chair’s Letter of Recommendation – April 7, 2015
    2. Education – 2015 Annual Meeting Deadlines and 2015 Blackout Dates

State Bar CLE Program Blackout Dates
Annual Meeting (3 weeks before/2 weeks after)
September 17, 2015 – October 22, 2015
Solo Summit (actual dates of Solo Summit)
June 18-20, 2015

2015 Annual Meeting – October 8- 11, Anaheim


March 6, 2015

DEADLINE to submit Educational Space  Requirement Form.

July 17, 2015

DEADLINE to submit speaker names for educational courses.

August 28, 2015

DEADLINE to submit all MCLE educational materials, Speaker Program Planning Form and Copyright Release Form.

  1. Other Business
  2. Council 2015 Meeting Schedule - Please Mark your calendar:
    • Thursday, April 16, 2015 (conference call – time: Noon)
    • Friday, August 14, 2015 (New ExCom Member Orientation 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Council Meeting 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.) San Francisco
    • Friday & Saturday, August 14–15, 2015 Council Leadership Conference for Current Section Chairs and Incoming Section Chairs (5 pm – 9 pm, Friday and 9 am – 4, Saturday) San Francisco
    • Thursday, October 8, 2015 Anaheim, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Annual Meeting)