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General Membership Meeting

The Great Resignation-Is It An Opportunity?

James L. Cunningham, Jr. | CunninghamLegal
Wanden P. Treanor | MCBA Past President

This month's MCBA General Membership Meeting on "The Great Resignation--Is It An Opportunity?" will be held virtually on Thursday, January 27th from Noon to 1:00 PM.
Whether you are preparing to close, sell or buy a law practice - this program will provide insightful advice and tips.

- How does a lawyer decide to hang it up?
- When is it the right time to retire?
- Could you sell your practice?
- What would a prospective buyer be looking for in deciding to buy a practice?
- What are the State Bar Guidelines for closing a practice?
-What is the Duty of Confidentiality under Business & Professions Code section
6068(e)(1) and Evidence Code section 952 and how does this apply to selling a practice?

Get the answers to these and other questions.


MCLE Notice: To receive MCLE credit, you must connect by digital device; i.e., tablet or computer. Call in by telephone only will not qualify. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. MCBA is a certified provider: Provider #411

Accessibility: People with disabilities and/or special requests should contact MCBA regarding reasonable accommodations.

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Member Registration

Non-member Registration

Registration ends Jan 27, 2022

Members: $25
Non-Members: $50

Date and Location

Thursday | January 27, 2022

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Speaker Information

James L. Cunningham, Jr.


James L. Cunningham, Jr. is a second-generation California attorney, and the founder of CunninghamLegal, one of California’s leading estate and tax-planning firms. CunninghamLegal “Guides savvy, caring families in the protection and transfer of multi-generational wealth” with 12 offices throughout Northern & Southern California. He’s also the bestselling author of the frank and hard-hitting book, “Savvy Estate Planning: What You Need to Know Before You Talk to the Right Lawyer.” CunninghamLegal has Bay area offices in San Rafael, San Francisco and Montclair Village in the Oakland Hills.

Certified by the State Bar of California’s Board of Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law, Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Juris Doctor from Whittier College of Law. His many professional memberships include the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Vistage International, WealthCounsel, and the California Advocates for Nursing Care Reform (CANHR). Jim and his wife Lori live in Sacramento.

Over the course of his career, Jim has acquired 23 law practices. He knows the in’s and out’s of buying and selling, how to prepare, and what surprises may be in store.


Wanden P. Treanor

MCBA Past President

Wanden P. Treanor practiced law in Marin County for over 35 years before entering ‘retirement’ at the end of 2019. She developed an expertise working with boards of directors of homeowner associations and helped individuals and couples to create estate plans and administer trusts. In her work with homeowner associations, Wanden testified as an expert witness on the standard of care of nonprofit board members and served as a court appointed receiver in Marin and Contra Costa Counties to temporarily take over struggling homeowner associations.

Wanden frequently presents at seminars and conferences on legal issues affecting homeowner associations and the role of a member of a board of directors of non-profit organizations. She also trains new CEOs and trustees of CA Community Colleges on their roles and responsibilities.

A native of Marin, Wanden has given her time and talent to many local community organizations. She continues to serve as an elected trustee on the Marin Community College District Board of Trustees since 1996 and is proud of the changes at College of Marin in those 25 years. In addition to serving as President of the Marin County Bar Association in 1995 and currently serving as the 5-year Past President on the MCBA Board of Directors, Wanden has served as President of the board of 10,000 Degrees. Legal Aid of Marin, Planned Parenthood of Marin, Sonoma & Mendocino, and Marin County Women Lawyers.

Prior to law school, Wanden was a community organizer for Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) working on self-help housing programs as well as farm worker cooperatives.

Wanden shared her initial thoughts about how to face retirement and the genesis for this program in the MCBA March 2020 Marin Lawyer, read the article here.