Upcoming Events & Programs

Zoom Meeting with Hon. Daniel T. Nishigaya

Wed Sep 182024 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Get to know your judicial officers. This is an informal meet and greet opportunity with Hon. Daniel T. Nishigaya. Learn what you need to know as a trial attorney appearing in his courtroom. This event is open to all attorneys - both plaintiff and defense. This program is designed to give lawyers the chance to meet with judges in a more casual environment and learn things that may assist them when they are in front of the judges. While general procedural questions can be discussed, Rules of Professional Conduct and the Judicial Canons prohibit any discussion of specific cases currently before the court. 

SCCTLA is an approved CLE provider. This event is approved for 0.5 MCLE credit.

On-Demand Video Playback 

The following videos are available for on-demand viewing. Upon completion, please notify SCCTLA for your Certificate of Completion. This qualifies as Self-Study MCLE credit. It is up to the attorney to self report the credit hours to the CA State Bar.

41st Annual What's New in Tort & Trial

A comprehensive review of more than 500 cases from 2023 that affect tort liability and civil procedure in the year 2024 and beyond. The 2024 program was recorded on January 24, 2024 and presented by: Anne Kepner, Kirsten Fish, Mark Davis, Val McGinty and Michael Penn. This is a must view video if your practice includes ANY plaintiff or defense civil cases.

For a copy of the syllabus, click here. To view the program, click here. Note, self-study credit is not available for this program.


Providing members with continuing legal education, social and professional networking opportunities.

Mission Statement:  The Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association is a non-profit organization committed to providing members with continuing legal education, networking & involvement with the local bench, providing the community with fair access to the justice system & promoting a positive image of Trial Lawyers.

SCCTLA is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

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