COUNCIL OF STATE BAR SECTIONS AGENDA

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

AGENDA

  1. Introductions and Churros
  2. State Bar Update
  3. Overhead Cost Allocation Task Force
  4. Board of Trustees Governance in the Public Interest Task Force
  5. Bagley-Keene – Review Section Committee Structure
       a.  Bagley-Keene Training – Friday, January 15, 2016, 4 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
  6. Social Media Update - Linked In Changes
  7. Quarterly calls with State Bar President specifically for Sections will be on the following Tuesdays at 9 a.m.: 3/15/16; 5/17/16; 7/26/16
  8. 2016 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

  9. Education Chairs meeting – Friday, January 15, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
    1. Education Program of the Month

  10.  State Bar of California Solo and Small Firm Summit – June 16 – 18, 2016
    1. Deadline to submit proposals March 1, 2016

  11.  Important Deadlines for 2016
  1. Appointments
    • Application Deadline – January 29, 2016 
    • Chair's Letter of Recommendation – April 1, 2016
  2. Education – 2016 Annual Meeting Deadlines and 2016 Blackout Dates

2016 Annual Meeting – September 29 – October 2, San Diego

March 3, 2016

DEADLINE to submit Education Proposals.

July 14, 2016

DEADLINE to submit speaker names for educational courses.

August 25, 2016

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

2016 State Bar CLE Program Blackout Dates
Annual Meeting (3 weeks before/2 weeks after),

·     September 8, 2016 – October 13, 2016
·     Solo Summit (actual dates of Solo Summit) June 16-18, 2016

12.  Council 2016 Meeting Schedule - Please Mark your calendar:

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 (tentative conference call – time: 12 noon)

  • Friday, August 12, 2016 (New ExCom Member Orientation 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Council Meeting 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.) San Francisco Marriott

  • Friday & Saturday, August 12–13, 2016 Council Leadership Conference for Current Section Chairs and Incoming Section Chairs (5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Friday and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday) San Francisco

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016 San Diego, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Annual Meeting)