New Lawyers
Attorney members of CAALA who have been admitted to the practice of law for less than 10 years are invited to be part of the New Lawyers Committee. Read what members are saying!

New Lawyers Committee Leadership

Chair: James West, West Seber Bulger LLP
Vice Chair: Belinda Theam, Nguyen Lawyers, ALC
Activities Coordinator: Derek Tran, Rodriguez & Tran, LLP

New Lawyers List Serve
Participate in the CAALA New Lawyer List Serve – sign up today!

Roundtable Program Schedule 2019

Attend free roundtable programs with fellow new lawyers and walk away from with "how-to" tips, insight and guidance from our top trial attorney members. Each roundtable program features a different guest speaker and topic and includes complimentary dinner. Discussion topics are geared to those with 0-10 years of legal experience. 
6:00 pm | Networking & Dinner
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Roundtable Discussion with Guest Speaker

Roundtable Discussions are held at the CAALA Conference Center in Downtown Los Angeles
January 15
Essential Court Procedures and Effective Firm Systems
Speaker: Martin Aarons

February 12
Cross Examinations
Speaker: Shawn McCann

March 19

Topic: Identifying and Explaining Your Client's Harm
Speaker: Genie Harrison
April 16
Topic: Trying Smaller Cases on a Limited Budget
Speaker: Daniel Kramer

May 14
Jury Selection
Speaker: Olivier Taillieu

June 18
Trial Checklist
Speaker: Siannah Collado Boutte

July 16
Managing Experts
Speaker: Diana Diskin

September 17
Mediation Tips
Speaker: Hon. Rita Miller (Ret.)

October 15

November 12