Table of Contents
- Virtual Career Development Series
- Upcoming MCLE Events
- Library of Congress Law Legal Research Institute
- Office of County Counsel Volunteer Program
- Desert Bar Association Events
- Riverside Superior Court Announcements & Updates
- Riverside Court Self-Help Center Services
- Riverside County Bar Association
You are invited to participate in the 2021 Riverside County Need Assessment, a study conducted by the County of Riverside Community Action Partnership. The purpose of this research is to improve Riverside County’s understanding of the needs of its community in an effort to better serve you through its programming and services. Your participation is completely voluntary and you may withdraw at any point prior to submitting your answers. Please note, you do not need to complete the survey to receive any goods or services.
Participate in our survey and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card!
Está invitado a participar en una encuesta de las Necesidades del Condado de Riverside de 2021, un estudio realizado por Community Action Partnership. El propósito de esta investigación es mejorar la comprensión del condado de Riverside sobre las necesidades de su comunidad en un esfuerzo por brindarle un mejor atención a través del proceso y nuestros servicios. Su participación es completamente voluntaria y puede retirarse en cualquier momento antes de enviar su respuesta. No es necesario que completar la encuesta para recibir bienes o servicios. Participe en nuestra encuesta y para tener la oportunidad de ganar una tarjeta de regalo de Visa de $50!
We thank you for participating and appreciate your helping us better serve Riverside County!
*Gift cards provided courtesy of CAPStars Foundation for Economic Stability, a 501(c)(3) organization. No County funds were used.
*Community Action Partnership employees are not eligible to win a gift card.
VIRTUAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES
The Paralegal Professional: An Insider’s Perspective
Virtual Career Development Series (The Paralegal Profession: An Insider’s Perspective)
Hosted by West Los Angeles College – ABA Approved Paralegal Program and Public Safety and Paralegal Studies Division, this series of seminars and panel discussions explores current trends in the legal profession, the rapidly changing job market, expert advice and shared experiences from top legal professionals, insight and tools to promote yourself as the best candidate for the position, what employers are looking for in successful candidates, effective strategies for planning your future, networking…
**The Secrets of A Successful Paralegal
**Resumes & Cover Letters
Thursday, May 6, 2021 @ 5:30 PM PST
- Legal Professionals Provide Practical Tips and Helpful Information For Creating Compelling Documents
Upcoming MCLE Events
Updated Regularly as RCBA announces new events.
Library of Congress Law Legal Research Institute
The Library of Congress is offering webinars on a variety of legal research topics. Visit their website for a list of courses and more information.
Office of County Counsel Volunteer Program
The Riverside County’s Office of County Council Volunteer Program offers unpaid student internships and volunteer opportunities at one of its four office locations on a year-round basis. Volunteers are provided the opportunity to explore different areas of law and develop skills to become valuable legal contributors to the local community by working closely with the civil public law attorneys and paralegals.
Visit their website for more information and steps on how to apply.
Desert Bar Association Events
The Desert Bar Association hosts events through out the year. Visit their website to get more information about becoming a member, to learn about the many opportunities to connect with other legal professionals in the community, and complete MCLE credit hours.
Visit the Desert Bar Association website to view their calendar, and for more information on upcoming events
Riverside Superior Court Announcements & Updates
EXTENSION OF COURT CLOSURES
PRESS RELEASE & COURT UPDATES
Up to date information on the Riverside Court’s response to the Covid-19 crisis is available on the Court’s website.
- 4/7/2021 Click here to view the court’s public notice on the cancellation of May/June 2021 furlough dates
- 4/6/2021 Click here to view the court’s change in court reporter policy
- 12/23/2020 Click here to view the court’s general order of jury trial suspension until Jan. 29, 2021
- 12/7/2020 Click here to view the court’s announcement of suspension of jury trials
- 11/6/2020 Click here to view the Access to Cases and Documents Public Portal Frequently Asked Questions.
- 10/26/2020 Court Implements New Case Management System: Click here (PDF)
- 10/6/2020 Courts to Close One Day Per Month. Click here (PDF)
- 09/25/2020: Judges Elected in Uncontested Election: Click here (PDF)
- 9/17/2020: Twelfth Implementation Order: Click here (PDF)
- Update: Face Coverings Now Required to Enter County Courthouses: Click here (PDF)
- 8/07/2020: Riverside Superior Court Extends some Court Closures: Click here (PDF)
For past news releases click here, and for current information please visit the court websites directly at these links:
Riverside Court Self-Help Center Services
Riverside Courts Self-Help current services available
Effective immediately: You are encouraged to call or email the self-help center for self-help services in Family Law, Civil or Probate matters.
SelfHelp@Riverside.Courts.Ca.Gov 951-274-4499 or 760-393-2163
Staff are able to:
✓Explain what it means for litigants to be their own attorney.
✓ Provide links to forms and answer specific questions.
✓ Provide legal information.
✓ Explain the court process/procedures.
Click here for more Details and en Español
Click here for info on the Self-Help Info Centers & a list of upcoming virtual workshops
Riverside County Bar Association
The Judicial Appointment Process:
What You Need to Know
A special program for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Free event! No MCLE.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(via Zoom, hosted by California Lawyers Association)
Diversifying the profession and our bench is critical for all Californians. Hear from the Governor’s Deputy Judicial Appointments Secretary, the new Chair of the Judicial Nomination Evaluation Committee, two sitting judges and a member of the local joint Judicial Selection Advisory Committee about the judicial appointments process and how to plan your path to the bench.
Gonzalo C. Martinez, Deputy Judicial Appointments Secretary, Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom
Stella Ngai, Chair, Judicial Nominees Evaluation (“JNE”) Commission
Hon. Marsha Slough, Chair of the joint Riverside and San Bernardino Judicial Selection Advisory Committee
Introductions by the Riverside County Superior Court Presiding Judge Hon. John Monterosso and San Bernardino County Superior Court Presiding Judge Hon. Michael Sachs
Moderated by Hon. Raquel Marquez, Riverside County Superior Court
To submit questions in advance:
Please email questions to email@example.com by May 5.
The Riverside County Bar Association hosts MCLEs and other events throughout the year. Visit their website to get more information about becoming a member, to learn about the many opportunities to connect with other legal professionals in the community, and complete MCLE credit hours.
Visit the Riverside County Bar Association website to view their calendar, and for more information on upcoming events.