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Our annual Sorbonne Winter Symposium at the world-renowned Sorbonne University in Paris, France, hosts legal professionals from around the globe.  The 4 day program offers international continuing legal education to legal professionals in high demand areas seeking traction in the global justice system. The prestigious  program will be taught by experienced judges, justices, and international professors with a focus on international civil procedure, bankruptcy, and mediation. Visits to the Paris Civil Court will give to the participants a pragmatic view of the French legal system, adding a new approach to their own legal practice.
In cooperation with Sorbonne - University of Paris Pantheon I ( and ENM – Escola Nacional da Magistratura (Brazil National Judge’s School) (

A special discount of $200.00 is offered before October 1st. Use discount code "earlybird." 

TUESDAY,  November 12th, 2019
8:30am to 9:30am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

Distinguished Speaker
Julia M. Dunlap, Esq., Director of Business, Legal, and Safety Programs
UC San Diego Extension
9:30am to 12:30pm

WEDNESDAY, November 13th, 2019
10:00am to 12:00pm – Sorbonne University of Paris Tour
12:00pm to 1:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – 4:30pm - Court Visit – Greffe du Tribunal de Commerce
THURSDAY, November 14th, 2019
9am to 12pm
Additional Thursday program opportunity:
Attendees of the UC San Diego Sorbonne Winter Symposium can attend the November 14th, Thursday afternoon session of the American Bankruptcy Institute 2019 International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium for $50, which includes:

12:30pm – 2pm – Networking Lunch                                                                             
2pm – Navigate French Insolvency Law and Recent Statutory Changes                        
3pm – III Panel: UNCITRAL Model Law                                                                             
4pm – Coffee and Tea Break                                                                                               
4:30 – US – EU Distressed Investing                                                                       
5:30pm – TMA Europe Panel: Brexit Update: A European Perspective
FRIDAY, November 15th, 2019
9am to 12pm
12pm to 3pm
Location: Maison de l’Amérique Latine   (
Distinguished Speakers
Hon. Bénédicte FAUVARQUE-COSSON, French Supreme Court Judge
Lilys McCoy, San Diego County Bar President

Hon. Jan M. Adler – Magistrate Judge (retired), United States District Court, Southern District of California. 

Hon. Daniel Carnio Costa – Judge at First Bankruptcy Court of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo State Court of Justice (Brazil) 

Hon. William Dato – Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal, Fourth District 

Prof. Francois Xavier Lucas – Professor, Universite Paris, Pantheon Sorbonne 

Hon. Pamela M. Parker – Assistant Supervising Judge, California Superior Court 

Hon. Laura S. Taylor – Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California 

Symposium Moderators
Prof. Beyla Fellous
Renee Nichole Galente Stackhouse – San Diego County Bar Association Vice President

Course Number: EVNT-70045
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)