Announcing Our New Website!

We’re happy to announce the redesign of the ASCDC website!

Along with a new, clean, easy-to-navigate design, it’s now mobile-friendly — easy to log into wherever you are, with any device.

You can also add events to your calendar right from the event description on the new site. This will alleviate at least one step when you want to get that seminar or event on your calendar before you forget.

Take a minute to explore the new site by clicking HERE.

ASCDC Annual Seminar Starts Thursday – 6 Things You Need To Know:

1) Today is the last day to register at the regular rate

Prices go up $25/registration after today so be sure to get those last minute savings.  REGISTER NOW

2) Onsite registration will be available
3) Each session will be very valuable

From Social Media and Legal Ethics to People v. Sanchez and Its Impact on Litigation, Trials, and Appeals, there is much to learn at this year’s Seminar.

4) Earn MCLE credits
5) Network opportunities

So many opportunities to meet others — at the cocktail reception, vendor faire, lunch event, and many more.

6) Great featured speakers

Alison Levine will be our inspirational speaker and will also be selling and signing books after her talk.

Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro has an amazing story and you won’t want to miss his Keynote address at Friday’s lunch.

REGISTER HERE

ASCDC Annual Seminar Will Be The Hot Spot Next Week

Discover unparalleled luxury, style and convenience when you stay at the JW Marriott Los Angeles LA LIVE for the ASCDC Annual Seminar.

You will find yourself surrounded by plush amenities, irresistible cuisine and unforgettable experiences just steps from your room.

The Hotel is located at 900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015, near some of the most popular attractions. Explore the Staples Center, Microsoft Theater, Grammy Museum, Club Nokia, Griffith Park and so much more — sights that are not to be missed!

Catch an LA Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder game at the Staples Center on Wednesday, February 8th at 7:30 pm.

To see all the attractions, check out L.A LIVE’s website.

Parking is available at the JW Marriott Los Angeles LA LIVE with the ASCDC rate:

Daily Rates: $16 Valet Parking before 5 pm; $20 after 5 pm
Overnight Rates: $45 Valet Parking

For reservations, call 213.765.8600. Please indicate you are attending the Southern California Defense Counsel’s 57th Annual Seminar to receive our special room rate of $299 (king or double).

Please visit the hotel website for further details.

Look What Companies Are Registered For ASCDC Annual Seminar

This is your chance to mingle with some corporate and insurance company representatives from all over Southern California.

Here are just some of the companies who have already registered:

Automobile Club of Southern California
Geico
CAP/MPT
The Doctor’s Company
Sedgwick, LLP
CIG
Davita Health Care Partners
Dignity Health
Memorial CARE Health System
Lawyers Mutual
CAMICO Mutual Insurance Co.
Los Angeles County MTA
OMS National Insurance Co.
Opthalmic Mutual Insurance Co.
Torrance Memorial Hospital
Antelope Valley Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital

ASCDC Annual Seminar Hotel Reservations Deadline is Wednesday, January 17th

Accommodations at J.W. Marriott LA Live

This year’s ASCDC 57th Annual Seminar will be held at J.W. Marriott LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Guest room reservations must be made by January 17, 2018.

Call the hotel directly at 888.832.9136 for the discounted ASCDC room rate of $299/night.

Alison Levine Book Sale and Signing

Join us Friday morning, February 9th to hear Inspirational Speaker, Alison Levine.

She is the author of the New York Times best-seller On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and other Extreme Environments.

She will be selling and signing books at the Seminar after her speech.

You also won’t want to miss Keynote Speaker, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro
Click on image to watch video

Winner of this year’s Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 25th Annual ESPY Awards, Sgt. Del Toro will be sharing his incredible story at the luncheon on Friday, February 9th.

REGISTER HERE FOR ANNUAL SEMINAR

Last Chance For Early Bird Registration — Ends Friday, January 12th

Friday, January 12, 2018 is the last day to receive early bird discounts for this year’s ASCDC 57th Annual Seminar. The event is February 8-9, 2018 at JW Marriott LA Live in Los Angeles.

Early Bird Last Chance

Don’t know if your calendar is free but still want to receive the early-bird rate for the members in your firm? Your firm may purchase a number of registrations and provide us with the attendee names at a later date. Please indicate the number of registrations you are purchasing.

If you’d like to know more about the seminar, the entire program is now available HERE.

REGISTER HERE

J.W. Marriott LA Live

The event this year will be held at J.W. Marriott LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Guest room reservations must be made by January 17, 2018.

Call the hotel directly at 888.832.9136 for the discounted ASCDC room rate of $299/night.

ASCDC Annual Seminar Early Bird Registration Has Been Extended Until January 12th

Due to holiday schedules and the fact that you may not have been able to check out the schedule yet (click on image left or link below), we are extending the early-bird registration deadline to Friday, January 12, 2018
The the entire program is now available HERE.
Speakers

Keynote Speaker Sgt. Israel Del Toro
Winner of this year’s Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 25th Annual ESPY Awards, Sgt. Del Toro has an incredible story that will ignite your passion and perseverance in both your professional and personal life.  Watch Sgt. Del Toro’s speech from the 2017 ESPYs.

Inspirational Speaker, Alison Levine
She is the author of the New York Times best-seller On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and other Extreme Environments. Her harrowing stories of climbing the highest peak on every continent to skiing across the Arctic Circle will certainly inspire.

J.W. Marriott LA Live

The event this year will be held at J.W. Marriott LA Live in downtown Los Angeles. Guest room reservations must be made by January 17, 2018. Call the hotel directly at 888.832.9136 for the discounted ASCDC room rate of $299/night.

Early Bird Last Chance

Don’t know if your calendar is free but still want to receive the early-bird rate for the members in your firm? Your firm may purchase a number of registrations and provide us with the attendee names at a later date. Please indicate the number of registrations you are purchasing:

REGISTER HERE

Register 10 People To Reserve A Table At The ASCDC Annual Seminar Friday Luncheon

Watch Sgt. Del Toro’s speech from the 2017 ESPYs

Get this off your “plate” before the end of the year!

Register 10 people to reserve your table at the Friday luncheon at the ASCDC Annual Seminar featuring Keynote Speaker, Sgt. Israel Del Toro.

Save $50! Reserve tables now and deduct $5 per person.

Early Bird registration for the Annual Seminar ends January 5, 2018!

Don’t know if your calendar is free but still want to receive the early-bird rate for the members in your firm? Your firm may purchase a number of registrations and provide us with the attendee names at a later date. Please indicate the number of registrations you are purchasing:

REGISTER NOW!

5 Reasons Why You Should Register Early For ASCDC Annual Seminar

ASCDC 57th Annual Seminar  |  February 8-9, 2018
JW Marriott LA Live • Los Angeles, CA
1. You save money on registration

Savings start now until January 5, 2018

Member $395
Claims Personnel $185
Non-Member Attorney $505
*Young Lawyer Member $305
Companion Ticket, Luncheon: $125
Companion Ticket, President’s Reception: $85
*In practice up to 5 years

2. Less expensive MCLE credits

Take advantage of early-bird savings by registering now to get quality, defense-oriented MCLE at less than $50 per credit hour.

3. Discounted hotel room rates

Guest room reservations must be made by January 17th, 2018. Call the hotel directly at (888) 832-9136 for the discounted ASCDC room rate of $299 per night.

4. Friday luncheon table discounts

You must register 10 people to reserve a table. Save $50! Reserve tables now and deduct $5 per person.

Don’t know if your calendar is free but still want to receive the early-bird rate for the members in your firm? Your firm may purchase a number of registrations and provide us with the attendee names at a later date.

5. Non-member attorneys can benefit also

Non-member attorneys may apply for ASCDC membership and pay the discounted member fee for the Annual Seminar.  Visit www.ascdc.org to download an application (the application must accompany your early bird Annual Seminar registration).

To register: Download early bird postcard HERE

Save The Date – 57th Annual Seminar Is February 8-9, 2018

This year’s event will be held at the beautiful JW Marriott, Los Angeles at L.A. Live featuring:

Keynote Speaker Sgt. Israel Del Toro

Winner of this year’s Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 25th Annual ESPY Awards, Sgt. Del Toro has an incredible story that will ignite your passion and perseverance in both your professional and personal life. 

Inspirational Speaker, Alison Levine
She is the author of the New York Times best-seller On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and other Extreme Environments. Her harrowing stories of climbing the highest peak on every continent to skiing across the Arctic Circle will certainly inspire.