CLS San Diego Chapter

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Thank you for visiting the CLS San Diego Chapter page. Please check the fellowship link for our meeting information.  

State
California
City
San Diego
President
Miles Lawrence
Email
MLawrence@LECProfGroup.com
Phone Number
(760) 438-4030
   

2020 San Diego Chapter Calendar:

Temporary Suspension of Activities during Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic: The following activities will be reschedule at a future date.

Find the Regional Gathering Taking Place Nearest to Work or Home!

 

Lawyers and law students, please join a regional monthly gathering, or get more info about the meetings taking place, to connect with the facilitating attorney in the area near your work or home:

  • North County Coastal - Miles Lawrence - (760) 438-4030 ext 301
    • 2nd Fridays monthly, 7 to 8 AM 
    • Breakfast, devotional and fellowship at Corner Bakery Café 5617 Paseo Del Norte Ste 110, Carlsbad
    • Contact Miles to confirm details. Co-lead by Guy McRoskey and Jerry Hansen
  • North County Inland - John Yphantides & Jim Jeffries
    • Contact John for details (760-738-1328).
  • Carmel Valley/Del Mar - Merilyn Steele (760-845-9999) & Rob Reynolds
  • East County - Jenifer Swanson (619-299-0776) & Bud Klueck
    • 3rd Wednesday monthly 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
    • No-host breakfast at Rae's Cafe, La Mesa
  • Downtown/South Bay - David Florence
    • Breakfast Meeting last Tuesday of each month from 7:30 a..m. - 8:15 a..m.
    • Location: Specialty's Cafe at 101 W Broadway, SD
    • Law students are encouraged to attend!
    • Contact David Florence for More Details ((619)-627-7015).
  • Cal Western School of Law - President Michael Kuo (mskuo@law.cwsl.edu; 831-566-0363). Contact him for dates and details for meetings at CWLS.
    • Attorneys are invited to attend for added support and mentorship encouragement to the CLS law students.
    • Faculty advisor is Leslie Culver (LCulver@CWSL.edu).
  • Univ. of San Diego School of Law - Co-Presidents Maryam Atty (matty@SanDiego.edu; 619-971-9477) and Stefan Seper (sseper@SanDiego.Edu; 619-218-9432)
    • Contact either of the Co-President's for details on meeting times and locations at the law school. 
    • Attorneys are invited to attend for added support and mentorship encouragement to the CLS law students.
    • Faculty advisor is Linda Lane (LLane@SanDiego.edu).

Volunteer with Christian Legal Aid in 2020 and Read their Update

Please consider contacting San Diego Christian Legal Aid president Jerry Hansen (www.sdclegalaid.org; (760) 458-3640) to learn more about legal service opportunities in our community. SDCLA is expanding around the county as God responds to the needs of the indigent through the time, talent, treasure and prayers of the CLS community.  Contact CLA President Jerry Hansen for the latest update on the ministry.


2019 Recap

Previously: January was MCLE month with Wendy Patrick presenting 1 hr Ethics; February was the CLS SW Regional Retreat featuring "The Lawyers Calling: Work & Rest i God's Kingdom"; February CWSL Paul Jonna presentation; March CWSL Wendy Patrick presentation.Kent Porter on Fix Frustration.During May, Robert Bornholf shared about the incredible prison ministry God has called him and lawyers to. July summer social hosted by Victor Orsatti; September renown retired Deputy DA in charge of SD Elder Abuse Unit Paul Greenwood updated us on Elder Law issues. October was National CLS conference in Chicago.; November was SCOTUS Religious Liberties update with Dean Broyles.

 

 

   

Our Law School Faculty Liaison:

Linda L. Lane
Annsley and George Strong Professor-In-Residence for Trial Advocacy
University of San Diego School of Law

 

 

Temporary Suspension of Activities during Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic: The following activities will be reschedule at a future date.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • January 24, 2020 (from 12:45 to 2 PM) - MCLE 1 hour Ethics presented by Wendy L. Patrick, JD, MDiv, PhD titled "Personal Life, Professional Ethics".
    • Location is California Western School of Law 350 Cedar Street, San Diego, CA 92101 Room 2G.
    • RSVP to Miles Lawrence at MLawrence@LECProfGroup.Com
  • February 21-23, 2020 - CLS Southwest Regional Retreat in Dana Point, CA. See details and registration information at CLS National website link: https://www.christianlegalsociety.org/southwest2020
  • March 24, 2020 (6-8 p.m.) Attorney/Student Mixer at Duane Horning's office located at 2441 E Street, San Diego, CA 92102; Please RSVP to DHorning@CBLG.Biz; 619-325-1556.
  • May 13th, Wed. 6-8 p.m. Mimi's Cafe Mission Valley...special guest John Edson from Sheppard Mullin will share about opening your office to Bible Studies and also lawyers using analytical training to become Bible writers.
  • Summer social ....host place and time TBD
  • October 2020 event hosted by East County regional leaders at offices of Klueck & Hoppes (near SDSU) ;
  • October 15-18, 2020 CLS National Conference in Washington DC
  • Christmas Social 2020 hosted by North County regional leaders date and venue TBD.