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Silicon Valley’s Largest Formal Event to Recognize Local Judges

 Export to Your Calendar 11/21/2019
When: November 21, 2019
5:30PM-8:00PM
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San Jose Marriott
301 S. Market Street
San Jose, California  95113
United States
Contact: SCCBA
408-287-2557


Online registration is available until: 11/21/2019
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The SCCBA Annual Judges' Night Dinner is held to honor judges serving in the Santa Clara County for their dedication and contribution to the administration of justice.

 

Photo by Hillary Turner

 

 

 

 


We are pleased to announce that the 
Hon. William Alsup

United States District Judge, United States District Court Northern District Of California will be the Keynote speaker, highlighting his recent memoir, "Won Over: Reflections of a Federal Judge on His Journey from Jim Crow Mississippi". 

 
BORN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (1945).

B.S., MATHEMATICS, MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (1967).

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, J.D. (1971).

KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, M.P.P. (1971).

LAW CLERK TO JUSTICE WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS (1971–72).

PYLES, TUCKER & CUPIT, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (1972–73)
(CIVIL RIGHTS LAW).

ASSISTANT TO THE SOLICITOR GENERAL, MAIN JUSTICE (1978–80).

SPECIAL TRIAL COUNSEL, ANTITRUST DIVISION, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
JUSTICE (1998).

MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP, SAN FRANCISCO (1973–1999) (EXCEPT AS ABOVE).

UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE, NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (1999–).

PRESIDENT, LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO (1991–93).

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRIAL LAWYERS (1995–).

UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE, NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (1999–).

AUTHOR OF MISSING IN THE MINARETS (1999) AND SUCH A LANDSCAPE! (1987)                                                                                  (BOTH YOSEMITE ASSOCIATION).

AUTHOR OF “ON THE TRAIL WITH MELVILLE: LAW AND LETTERS IN THE HIGH SIERRA” IN AMERICAN GUY: MASCULINITY IN AMERICAN LAW AND LITERATURE (OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 2014).

AUTHOR OF WON OVER (NEWSOUTH BOOKS, 2019)
(MEMOIR, COMING OF AGE IN A SEGREGATED SOUTH).

 

 

The Bar Association will also present its annual awards for the Professional Lawyer of the Year, Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Diversity Award, and Outstanding Jurist of the Year. These awards recognize local attorneys or law firms for outstanding contributions in these important aspects of the legal profession’s obligations to improving the administration of justice and access to the legal system.

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS: (WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE)
Jurist of the Year: 

 

Professional Lawyer of the Year:  

 

Diversity Award: 

 

Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year:

 

  

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
5:30pm  No-Host Cocktails 
6:00PM  Dinner

   

Location: San Jose Marriott
301 South Market Street
San Jose, California  95113

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTER AS INDIVIDUAL

 

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $195 

JUDGES REGISTER FREE OF CHARGE

 

If your law firm or legal organization wants to sponsor a table of ten with your logo on the marketing and on the posters and program for the event, please contact Ryker at rykerh@sccba.com or                          408-975-2110.  

 

Early Individual and table reservation prices are available until August 16, 2019.  After that regular prices will be in effect and table sponsorships then must be made by November 15, 2019.


 

REGISTER A TABLE

 


TABLE SPONSORSHIP EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $2,650 


   
•  One table of 10
                                                    •  Recognition in event program and event poster boards

 

 

Exclusively Underwritten by the following law firms who have generously given $5,000 or more:

 



BERGERSON, LLP

Bergeson, LLP is one of Silicon Valley’s leading litigation law firms. The firm has established a reputation for representing individuals and companies in high-profile and high-stakes litigation throughout the country. Bergeson, LLP’s practice encompasses all aspects of business litigation, with an emphasis in the areas of intellectual property (patent, copyright, trade secrets, and trademark), securities and derivative litigation, commercial litigation, media law, and employment law.

 

 

 

 

 

 



PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

Pillsbury is a global law firm with an in-depth understanding of the challenges and opportunities that exist for tomorrow’s leading businesses. Our attorneys help create, develop and protect some of the world’s most innovative and ambitious companies, from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies. We have played an important role in hundreds of Silicon Valley success stories, successfully concluding groundbreaking IPOs, transformative transactions and investments, and business-critical commercial disputes for clients. In addition, the firm works closely with creative visionaries and entrepreneurs to safeguards technological breakthroughs and personal finances. No matter the work, clients can count on our forward-thinking approach, enthusiasm for multidisciplinary collaboration and unsurpassed commercial awareness.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



JAMS

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. With 27 locations, JAMS and its nearly 400 panelists are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases every year.  JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

DLA PIPER

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world. We are a leading global business law firm that delivers quality and value to our clients through full service offerings for legal counsel on a wide range of issues in every major business, financial and technology center.

 

 

 

 



KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP

"Kilpatrick Townsend is counsel to innovative companies and brands around the world. We help leaders create, expand, and protect the value of their companies and most prized assets by bringing an equal balance of business acumen, technical skill, and creative thinking to the opportunities and challenges they face. Our attorneys and staff are committed to our clients’ success. We take the time to understand our clients’ businesses, and work collaboratively with them to achieve their business goals — whether managing complex transactions, tackling global compliance, succeeding in litigation, or protecting their intellectual property. By investing in their success, we have helped clients make their businesses better, smarter, and more protected."

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Platinum Sponsors:

 

RIMON PC



FENWICK & WEST, LLP



BERLINER COHEN, LLP








 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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