The Sixth Annual Fair Housing and Public Accommodations Symposium

Friday, April 4, 2014
University of California, Irvine Law School
Education Building 1111
401 East Peltason
Irvine, CA

Presented by the Real Property Law Section Fair Housing and Public Accommodations Subsection in partnership with the University of California, Irvine School of Law

Earn 5.25 Hours MCLE Credit

You can now REGISTER ONLINE for this program.

Registration and breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Program:
9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The State Bar of California and the Real Property Law Section are approved State Bar of California MCLE providers.

Schedule of Events

Essential Information

Printable Flyer with
Mail / Fax Reg. Form

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

Schedule of Events

Event Time

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Introductory Remarks

Phyllis Cheng, Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

S.B. 1038, the Fair Employment and Housing Council, and Development of California’s Fair Housing Regulations

Presenters:  Andrew Schneiderman, Fair Employment and Housing Councilmembers; Phyllis Cheng, Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

S.B. 1038, which came into effect January 1, 2013, has led to the creation of the Fair Housing Council. Councilmembers Minor and Schneiderman will be discussing the Council’s role as well as its work ahead in creating California’s first-ever fair housing regulations.

9:30 a.m.- 10 a.m.

Racial Profiling as a Public Accommodation Issue

Presenters: Maria Palomares, Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County; Lili V. Graham, Public Law Center

Moderator: Navneet Grewal, Western Center on Law & Poverty

Ms. Palomares and Ms. Graham will be discussing how racial-profiling and targeting by cities and municipalities is still ongoing and continues to create barriers to housing and public accommodation for racial minorities.

10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

U.S. Supreme Court Civil Rights Year-in-Review

Introduction: Phyllis Cheng, Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Keynote Speaker: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California, Irvine School of Law

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Lunch

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Equal Access: Updates and Trends Regarding LGBT Access to Housing on the Federal and State Levels

Presenters: Ashland Johnson, National Center for Lesbian Rights; Chloé Coe, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Moderator: Dan Torres, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

The speakers will be discussing some of the issues currently facing the LGBT community in the context of fair housing as well as  the recent implementation of HUD’s Equal Access Rule.

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Fallout from the Foreclosure Crisis: Discriminatory Effects on Mortgage Lending and Access to Credit

Panelists: Glenn Schlactus, Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC, and Maeve Elise Brown, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates

Moderator: Servando R. Sandoval, Pahl & McCay

Mr. Schlactus and Ms. Brown will be discussing how policies and practices adopted in the aftermath of the foreclosure crisis work to disadvantage certain segments of the public disproportionately.

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Essential Information

Online Registration

You can now REGISTER ONLINE for this program. Online registration closes after March 28, 2014.

Printable Flyer

For your convenience, we have provided a Printable Flyer which replicates the information on this web page and includes a Mail / Fax Registration Form.

Register by Mail of Fax.

Your form and check payable to The State Bar of California, or credit card information must be received by March 27, 2014.

Print out and complete the registration form that is part of the Printable Flyer and return it with payment (checks payable to The State Bar of California) to:

Program Registrations
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Or fax to Program Registrations at 415-538-2368.  Credit card information is mandatory if faxing. VISA or Mastercard only..

Program Registration Fees

  • $120 Real Property Law Section Members
  • $215 Non-Section Members
    (Includes enrollment in the Real Property Law Section for 2014)
  • $55 Non-Profit and Government
  • $25 Law Students

On-site Registrations

On-site registration is subject to availability. Call to confirm space availability.

Cancellations and Refunds

Requests must be received in writing by March 28, 2014. A $25 processing fee will be charged. No refunds March 28, 2014.

Questions

For registration information call 415-538-2508. Telephone registrations will not be accepted. For program content or Section information call 415-538-2564.

Special Assistance

For special assistance, please call 415-538-2564.

MCLE

This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 5.25 hours. The State Bar of California and the Real Property Law Section are approved State Bar of California MCLE providers.