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Rule 8.3: Mandated Reporting

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In today’s complex legal landscape, upholding ethical standards is of paramount importance. Effective August 1, 2023, Rule 8.3 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct requires a lawyer who knows of credible evidence that another lawyer has engaged in certain conduct, to report the lawyer. This presentation will provide comprehensive insights into the reporting obligations under Rule 8.3. This meeting will qualify for 1.0 hour of MCLE, Legal Ethics Credit.

Sutter County Superior Court Judge John K. Hinely took the bench in October 2023. Prior to his appointment, he served as a Commissioner for the Superior Courts of Colusa, Glenn, Plumas and Tehama Counties. He was an Adjunct Professor at Cal Northern School of Law from 2021 to 2023 and an Attorney at the California Department of Housing and Community Development from 2020 to 2022. He served as a Judge Pro Tem at the Colusa County Superior Court from 2019 to 2022 and was a Sole Practitioner from 2008 to 2020. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Cal Northern School of Law.

This educational opportunity is being co-hosted with the Butte County Bar Association and is being offered both in person and by Zoom.

In Person at Sutter County Superior Court, 1175 Civic Center Blvd., Yuba City, CA 95993, in the Jury Assembly Room located on the first floor.

Zoom:  Meeting ID: 161 528 6654 and Passcode: 892968 https://suttercourts.zoomgov.com/j/1615286654?pwd=cElTZEpTL3JndnJxdkhleXAybm1sUT09

There is no cost for this meeting.

Lunch is NOT provided, but feel free to bring in your own lunch.

If you plan to attend in person, please RSVP to [email protected], by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

YSBA Newsletter May 2024


May 17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Melissa Poulos


Sutter County Courthouse
1175 Civic Center Blvd.
Yuba City, CA 95993 United States
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