Yolo County
Bar Association

P.O. Box 1903, Woodland, CA 95776

February 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the “new and improved” YCBA monthly newsletter. With an aim to streamline communications and meeting RSVPs, we are utilizing free services through MailChimp and Google Forms. Let Raphael know what you think:

Our Next Meeting

February 18, 2016, 12 pm - 1 pm
Yolo County Law Library
$20 (includes lunch) ● 1.0 MCLE credits

Better You Better Business: Shifting the Focus Back to You So You Can Succeed

Please join us to hear Isabell Flores, noted speaker (and a lawyer), and learn how to better yourself and your business.
See bio here:

RSVP by clicking on the button below by Tuesday, February 9th.
 The Yolo County Bar Association Is an Accredited MCLE Provider


Quick Dates

February 18, 2016
MCLE lunch

March 17, 2016
MCLE lunch

March 31, 2016
Social Hour
(5 pm – 7 pm)

April 21, 2016
MCLE lunch
May 6, 2016
Law Day (Friday)

June 16, 2016
MCLE lunch

September 15, 2016
MCLE lunch

October 20, 2016
MCLE lunch

November 17, 2016
MCLE lunch

Future Meetings Spotlight

MCLE Lunch
March 17, 2016, 12 pm - 1 pm
Yolo County Law Library
$20 (includes lunch) ● 1.0 MCLE credits (including 0.5 ethics)

To Inc or Not to Inc: Choosing an Entity for your Law Practice

Our member, transactional attorney Raphael Moore, will provide the pros and cons of setting up your law office as a corporation, while discussing the merits of other choices. He will cover ethical considerations, bar rules, tax implications, liability issues, and much more.

Quarterly Social Hour
March 31, 2016, 5 pm - 7 pm
City Tavern (Bistro 33)
226 F Street, Davis
Cost: free (YCBA provides appetizers; members purchase own drinks)
RSVP link will be sent next month

Law Day
Friday, May 6, 2016, 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Woodland Community & Senior Center
2001 East St, Woodland
Cost TBA ● 0.5 MCLE credits

The Honorable Goodwin Liu, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California, will join us to discuss this year's ABA Law Day Topic: "Miranda: More Than Words."

In Other News...

Please see here regarding communication from the Office of Bar Relations Outreach, regarding public comment being sought for rule change re criminal prosecutorial disclosure Rules 5-110 and 5-220:

The Fine Print

YCBA 2016 Membership Dues: If you have not already done so, please mail your completed application (available on our website here: and dues check payable to "Yolo County Bar Association" to:

Yolo County Bar Association
P.O. Box 1903
Woodland, CA 95776-1903.

For submissions to the newsletter, and to contact your 2016 officers:

President:                        Brian Pakpour        
Vice President:                Sherine Pahlavan          
Secretary:                        Raphael Moore      

Copyright © 2016 Yolo County Bar Association, All rights reserved.

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