Yolo County
Bar Association

P.O. Box 1903, Woodland, CA 95776

December 2017 Newsletter

You have time to get in one more MCLE opportunity before year end. We added an early December meeting, by popular demand! On Thursday, December 14, we will by hosting our annual legislative wrap-up, presented by our very own Jenny Lillge of Legislative Intent Service, Inc. You can now even pay online (see below - you can use any credit card, or a PayPal account).

January Meet the Judges Event - BBQ Included

On January 19 (a Friday), you will have an opportunity to socialize with our Superior Court judicial officers and hear presentations from each of them. This is a don't-miss event. It will be held at the Methodist Church on North Street, and includes a scrumptious on-site catered BBQ (with plenty of vegetarian options). Please mark your calendars... RSVP email will come out shortly.

Law Library
The Law Library wants to remind everyone that after-hours access to the library holdings (including electronic access) is limited to members of the Yolo County Bar Association. If you have forgotten to renew your membership, you can download the application (see link in this newsletter) and mail it in. 

If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Sonin at

Our Next Meeting
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Yolo County Law Library
$20 (includes lunch)
1.0 MCLE

Legislative Update

Jenny Lillge of Legislative Intent Service, Inc., will be giving the annual legislative update. Come hear an interesting presentation, and compete in a trivia contest.

RSVP by clicking on the button below by Tuesday, December 12. Pay at the door, or using the button below.
 The Yolo County Bar Association is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This program is approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit.

Quick Dates

December 14, 2017
(a week early)
MCLE lunch:
Jenny Lillge, JD
"Legislative Wrap-Up"

January 19, 2018
Meet the Judges
Methodist Church


In Other News...

Law Library Policy
The law library has updated its policy on providing attorneys and judges with after hours access to its physical and electronic collections. Please see policy here.

Applications for Temporary Judges
Are you an experienced attorney willing to devote some time to serving as a temporary judge for traffic, unlawful detainer, or small claims cases?

An application and online training are required before the in-person training. For more information, see

Mandatory in-person Bench Conduct and Demeanor training will be offered by the Court December 21, 2017, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.    

2018 Membership Dues

2018 is almost upon us. Applications for 2018 will be available at the December bar association meeting. 

For submissions to the newsletter, and to contact your 2017 officers:

President:                        Raphael Moore      
Vice President:                Alisha Heilman      
Treasurer:                       Matthew Crider            
Secretary:                        Barbara Sonin       

Copyright © 2017 Yolo County Bar Association, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
P.O.Box 1903, Woodland, California 95776-1903