Education sessions will be held November 11-13, 2011
 Thursday, November 10
  NLD and Women's Caucus Public Service Project 
  Board Meeting 
  NLD Business Meeting
  Women's Caucus Pink and Red Party  Donate now:
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
American Heart Association
 Friday, November 11
  Connecting With Your Jury

Step Lively! Land Minds Ahead In Severance Agreements, Employment Litigation, and Issues That Arise In Disability Cases, Including Overreaching Subpoenas

  Important U.S. Supreme Court Decisions And Their Impact On Class Action Litigation
  Product Liability
  California College of Trial Arts: Proving Personal Injury Damages - By The Masters
  Annual Membership Meeting
  Keynote Lunch Speaker: Joseph W. Cotchett
"Practicing Law in Today's World"
(ticketed event)
  California College of Trial Arts: Trial Fundamentals 101 By The Masters
  False Claims Cases: Returning Taxpayer Dollars/Financial Fraud
  Pharmaceutical/Medical  Devices
  Women’s Caucus: Litigation Skills And Career Strategies
  Minor Impact Soft Tissue: Proving the Case
  One On One Case Evaluation With A Master (by appointment only)
  Welcome Reception
  NLD Convention Party
 Saturday, November 12
  California College of Trial Arts: Mock Trial By The Masters
  Medical Malpractice (MICRA)
  Appellate Practice A-Z: Winning The Appeal During Trial
  Law Office Management
  Premises Liability
  Overcoming The Insurmountable: Third Party/Workers Compensation Crossover Case
  Elder Abuse: Focus On The Corporation
  Lunch Speaker: Chief Justice of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye (ticketed event)
  California College of Trial Arts: Judges’ Perspectives
  PI Cases: A Practitioner's Guide To Understanding The Injury, Proving The Injury And Adequately Assessing The Damages
  Developer And Building Owner Liability To Third Parties For Construction Defects And Failure To Maintain
  Quick Hits
  The Top 10 Do’s And Don’ts By The Masters
  Annual Installation & Awards Dinner (ticketed event)
 Sunday, November 13
  Liens/Medicare: Handling Medical Damages In The Wake Of Howell
  Ethics, Bias And Substance Abuse

Convention Sponsors


Advance Registration rates end November 4, 2011
Printable Registration Form
Secure Online Registration
Registration Fees Include:
Registration includes MCLE credits, digital syllabus, morning and afternoon food and beverage breaks, and one complimentary beverage at Friday's Welcome Reception.



CAOC Sustaining Member FREE $  50
CAOC Attorney Member $485 $535

   Add'l Attorney member, same firm

$435 $485
CAOC Member attending first CAOC convention $360 $410
CAOC Attorney Member (Adm. to Bar 3-4 years) $260 $310
CAOC Attorney Member (Adm. to Bar 0-2 years) $175 $250
Non-Member Attorney $600 $675
CAOC Law Office Support Member $275 $350
Non-Member Law Office Support $375 $450
CAOC Law Student Member FREE FREE
Non-Member Law Student $ 75 $100
Retired Judges and Justices $300 $375
Current Sitting Judges and Justices FREE FREE
(In conformance with judicial ethical policies, ticketed events must be paid.)
The following tickets are not included in the above registration fees.
Must be registered for the Convention in order to purchase tickets.
Friday Lunch - $15 per person
Saturday Lunch - $15 per person
Installation and Awards Dinner -
DINNER TICKET SALES ARE CLOSED Contact Anna Griggs 916-442-6902 ext 104 
Cancellation Policy:
No refunds after October 28, 2011. Refunds will be honored only if a written request is submitted to CAOC on or before October 28, 2011, and will be subject to a $75 service charge. Registration substitutions may be made only when the substituting party holds the same membership category as the original registrant. CAOC reserves the right to substitute speakers and/or topics.



2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Reservations: (888) 627-7196
Group: CAOC 50th Annual Convention
Room Rate: $232
Reservation cut-off is 10/20/11
or until the block sells out.
50 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Reservations: (888) 627-8561
Group: Consumer Attorneys of California
Rate: Thurs $289, Fri $205, Sat $205
Reservation cut-off is 10/20/11
or until the block sells out


President: John A. Montevideo
President-Elect: Niall McCarthy
Convention Co-Chairs:
Mary E. Alexander, Thomas V. Girardi and Brian D. Chase

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