Editor’s Note

The following three articles ( The Future Is Now – Artificial Intelligence in Legal Practice, Imagining a Role for Artificially Intelligent Juries, and From the Days of Orwellian Fears, to the Internet of All Things, and Now to AI…)share a theme – the potential and present effect of artificial intelligence (AI) technology on the practice of law. The…

President’s Message

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Our Legal Landscape  by Sabrina L. Thomas Artificial intelligence is changing the way lawyers think, the way they do business, and the way they interact with clients. Will there come a time when we will rely more on a robot for legal advice than a lawyer? According to several experts, robots…

Sacramento County Bar Association Annual Golf Tournament 2017 – Haggis Oaks Golf Complex

  Thank You To Our Sponsors EAGLE SPONSOR: EisnerAmper   SHIRT SPONSOR: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law   HAT SPONSOR: Jon Hutchinson/Western Health AdvantageHole-in-one Sponsor Nissan of Sacramento   SPIRITS HOLE SPONSOR: Esquire DepositionSolutions, LLC First Legal Network Smart Start U.S. Legal Support, Inc.   PUTTING GREEN SPONSOR: Northern CaliforniaCollection Service Inc. Voluntary…

Commissioner Carlton Davis Joins the Court

Presiding Judge Culhane administers the oath to Commissioner Davis. Photo courtesy of the Sacramento County Superior Court by Maureen C. Onyeagbako   January 2017 marked the addition of Commissioner Carlton Davis to the Sacramento County Superior Court bench. Davis has been a fixture in the community for the last 11 years as a Deputy District Attorney,…

ABAS Law Foundation Brings Chief Justice to Sacramento for Conversation on Civic Responsibilities

by Yoshinori H.T. Himel   On March 9th, the ABAS Law Foundation presented “A Conversation on Civics with Chief Justice of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye,” in the courtroom at Pacific McGeorge. This was the kickoff event of “ABAS Law Foundation Presents…,” the Foundation’s new series of speakers and events to provoke discussion and inform the public…

Editor’s Message

Sacramento County Bar Association Turns 99 by Betsy S. Kimball The SCBA has ambitious plans for celebrating its 100-year “birthday” in 2018. Please see the “help really wanted” pages in the center of this issue and volunteer to work on the 100-year centennial publication. It will not happen without your help! Weeks pass between the time…