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MCLE Credit Crunch


8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Sheppard Mullin
Four Embarcadero Center
17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Sheppard Mullin
(via video conference)
379 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Sheppard Mullin is presenting a program devoted to obtaining hard-to-find California CLE credit in the areas of Ethics, Elimination of Bias and Competence Issues. Sessions will be presented live in Sheppard Mullin’s San Francisco office and video-conferenced to our Silicon Valley office.

Lawyers in Group 2 (last names H-M) are due to report California MCLE compliance by February 2, 2015 (covering 2/1/12 through 1/31/15 time period). Other lawyers who would like to get a head start on their MCLE are welcome to attend. Five hours of CLE credit will be offered.

MCLE Credit Crunch Agenda

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet & Registration

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The Ethical Internal Investigation: In-House Counsel Do’s and Don’ts

  • Ray Marshall, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Krystal Bowen, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Ethics Credit – 1.0 Hr.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Challenges to Eliminating Bias in the Workplace: Exploring Perceptions of the Working Mom

  • Anna McLean, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Sandra Zuniga Nierenberg, Counsel, Sheppard Mullin
  • Elimination of Bias Credit – 1.0 Hr.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Gullible’s Travels: Navigating Ethical Pitfalls in International Business

  • Scott Maberry, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Ethics Credit – 1.0 Hr.

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Buffet

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Not So Fast! – Using Social Media for Business: Concerns about Employment, Ownership, Privacy & Ethics

  • Paul Cowie, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • JeAnne Reyes, Associate, Sheppard Mullin
  • Ethics Credit – 1.0 Hr.

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Recognizing Addictive Behaviors

  • Martha Sullivan, Professional & Business Development Coach, Thornton Marketing
  • Competence Issues Credit – 1.0 Hr.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California for a total of 5 MCLE credits in the following subfield areas: Ethics (3 credits); Elimination of Bias (1 credit); and Competence Issues (1 credit). Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

Questions? Contact Melissa Omphroy at or 415.774.2997.

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