Section Criminal Law


The Criminal Law Section helps further the achievement of fair, speedy, and effective administration of criminal justice. Prosecutors, private defense counsel, judges, law professors, correctional and law enforcement personnel, law students, public defenders, and other criminal justice professionals are encouraged to join. The Criminal Law Section provides members with continuing legal education (CLE) programs and a network of support.

Section Chair

Charles Dresow
415 453 9433
cdresow@rflawllp.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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There are no upcoming Criminal Law events

Legal Aid for North Bay Fire Victims
Oct 19, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

Legal advice hotline based in downtown SF will offer brief legal advice on issues ranging from landlord-tenant, insurance issues, and FEMA benefits to employment and immigration. Link to sign up

September Event Recap
Oct 01, 2017
By Craig Cox

With voter-approved recreational marijuana use rolling into California and other states, the legal landscape has become as hazy as the inside of a 1980s casino. Attorneys Habib Bentaleb and Lauren Vazquez provided a bird’s-eye view of the current status . . .

JUDGE'S CORNER
Sep 30, 2017
By The Hon. Mark A. Talamantes

As a general rule of civility, it’s important to be polite and to say “hello” properly, even in court. . . . Your appearance is very important. First impressions matter . . . and you can never say “please” or “thank you” too much.

Sep 27, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong, Executive Director

The MCBA Mentorship Program supports the development of relationships for new MCBA members, or those who want to increase their connections within the MCBA and the legal community.

NONPROFIT PROFILE
Sep 26, 2017
By James Sell

This MCBA Nonprofit Profile features the Center for Domestic Peace or C4DP, especially good and right this month for two reasons: 1) October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; and 2) C4DP celebrates its 40th anniversary, striving to transform the world to one where domestic violence no longer exists, creating greater safety, justice, and equality for all.

Sep 25, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong, Executive Director

The 2018 slate nominees for MCBA Officers and new members to the Board of Directors will be voted upon at the October 25 General Membership Meeting, the Annual Judge’s Luncheon. The election of Officers and Directors shall be a plurality vote.