Friday, January 25, 2019
8:30am – 5:30pm
Practising Law Institute
685 Market St # 100, San Francisco

Join your colleagues and friends for the National Lawyers Guild’s 7th Annual Staying True to Your Roots program, a day of inspiring and useful Continuing Legal Education taught by leading advocates in the fields of social justice lawyering and legal work.

Standard rates are $175 for the day/$35 per hour for members of the NLG and co-sponsoring organizations, or $285 for the day/$55 per hour for non-members. On-site lunch is $15. Law students can attend for free but will be asked to pay for their lunches. *No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Register Here or pay at the door


Mindfulness Training for Progressive Lawyers | Presented by Demarris Evans
9:00AM – 9:45AM
This panel will provide 45 minutes of general CLE credit.

How Addiction Affects the Brain | Presented by Alex Stalcup
9:50AM– 10:50AM
This panel will provide one hour of CLE credit for prevention, detection and treatment of substance abuse or mental illness.

Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society | Presented by William Tamayo and Rebecca Oyama
11:00AM – 12:00PM
How to recognize and disrupt implicit and explicit biases in our work as attorneys and legal workers and how to address and remedy it.
This panel will provide one hour of CLE credit for elimination of bias.

Plenary: The State of Progressive Movements in the Trump Era | Jay Kim, the Executive Director of the NLGSF chapter will moderate a panel featuring Cat Brooks (Justice Teams Network), Jessica Stender (Equal Rights Advocates), Malia Vella (Teamsters Local 856), KellyLou Densmore (TGI Justice Project), and Vasudha Talla (ACLU of Northern California), discussing the present and future of progressive movements in today’s political reality.
12:15PM – 2:00PM
This panel will provide 1 hour and 45 minutes of general CLE credit.

California’s New Ethics Rules | Presented by Richard Zitrin and Hina Shah
2:10PM – 4:10PM
Speakers will present on major relevant changes in the new ethics rules and engage in a participatory discussion of factual scenarios applying the new rules.
This panel will provide 2 hours of CLE credit for ethics.

Happy hour | 111 Minna Gallery
4:30PM – 5:30PM