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Closed July 4th

sfll closed july 4th

But we will be open our regular hours on Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3.

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Free MCLE on Group Health Plan Fiduciary Responsibilities

PDF iconWednesday, July 19th, 2017, Noon to 1:00pm, What it Means to be a Group Health Plan Fiduciary
Presented by the Christine Kerley, J.D.
Benefits Advisor with the U.S. Department of Labor
1 Hour free Participatory MCLE Credit
The U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) developed this presentation to help attendees understand how the fiduciary responsibility provisions of ERISA apply to group health plans, and to help them avoid problems in managing such plans. The program will cover some of the basic responsibilities in setting up and operating a plan and some of the possible pitfalls.

Christine Kerley has worked with EBSA since 2006, during which time she has held positions as Investigator and Benefits Advisor.  She has conducted investigations and informal reviews dealing with a wide range of ERISA compliance issues. Ms. Kerley is a member of the California State Bar, and holds a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. This is the second in a series on employment benefits presented by the U.S. Department of Labor and the San Francisco Law Library. MCLE materials will be provided at the program.

Check for details on additional upcoming programs in this series:
August 9, ERISA Fiduciary Responsibilities
August 16, What to Expect From a Health Plan Investigation
September 14, Health Benefits Under Cobra

July 19 2017 Health Fiduciary MCLE Flyer


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Lexis Advance Free MCLE – Part 1

PDF iconThursday, July 13, 2017, Noon to 1:00pm, Lexis Advance Training Part 1:
Drinking from a Fire Hydrant: Basic Legal Research in the Age of Technology
(Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Noon to 1:00pm, Part 2)
Presented by Rebecca Cattich, Esq., Solutions Consultant, LexisNexis
1 Hour of free Participatory MCLE Credit
Learn the fundamentals of Lexis Advance. The topics covered will include: using the interface, selecting sources, using citations and party names, refining searches, working with sections of a case , and other Lexis Advance topics.
Download this free Lexis Advance PDF iconuser guide.

July 13 2017 Lexis MCLE Flyer


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Immigrant Heritage Month – Free SF Pop-Up Thursday 6/29 and Friday 6/30

Immigrant Pop up

Pop-Up Experience presented by I Am An Immigrant

 

Check out the free SF Pop Up experience celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month presented by I Am An Immigrant this Thursday (6/29) and Friday (6/30) at The Laundry, a gallery and café.  Events include an immigration panel with tech leaders, a Know Your Rights training session with an attorney from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and even a mixer with free drinks.  And take a look at our new Immigration Law research guide too for more information on immigration law!


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New LibGuide: The SFLL Guide to Immigration Law

The San Francisco Law Library Guide to Immigration LawJust in time for Immigrant Heritage Month, the Law Library has a new LibGuide: Immigration Law. In this research guide you will find resources free to use in and out of the library – books, databases, and links to useful sites related to immigration matters at the local, state, and federal levels. Looking for an immigration lawyer? See Legal Services & Community Resources. Curious about Sanctuary City information, or trying to find the closest Asylum office in California? Take a look at Government Resources. And to find out what treatises we have in our collection, either in print or online, check out Library Resources. We will update the Guide regularly so be sure to check in, and don’t forget to take a look at our other research guides too!


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SF Pride Weekend! June 24-25

It’s SF Pride Weekend starting tomorrow, Saturday, June 24 with the Pride Celebration in Civic Center and culminating in the Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25.  The San Francisco Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of the LGBT community and allies in the nation, and this year’s theme is A Celebration of Diversity.  See Celebration and Parade details below:

The Library will be open its regular hours on Saturday of 10-4, but be mindful of the fact that the area will be more crowded than usual.  You are also welcome to stop by the library and browse through our collection of LGBT related materials such as Out and About: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession, Sexual Orientation and the Law, or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Family Law.

Find more information about this weekend here.


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Upcoming Free MCLE Program July 12

PDF iconWednesday, July 12, 2017, Noon to 1:00pm, Introduction to Westlaw

SFLL Westlaw MCLE July 12

Presented by Amy Dhall, Esq.
Government Account Manager, Thomson Reuters
1 Hour free Participatory MCLE Credit

This comprehensive overview will teach you how to retrieve documents by citation, navigate through the search interface, and use KeyCite. Learn how to search with WestSearch, advanced search functions, Boolean terms and connectors, the West Key Number System, and how to retrieve specific content.

Download this free Westlaw patron access user guide.

Check our speakers guide or our website for more information about future programs.