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What Happens To Your Practice If You Die Or Become Disabled

What happens to your practice and your family if you die or become disabled? This is a practical CLE program that focuses on the preventive steps to ethically comply with your obligations to your clients, protect your family and to recover the value of your practice. This seminar is designed to raise awareness and increase preparedness in the event of a catastrophic occurrence in your life. It is designed primarily for solo and small firms.

Ethics Credits
1.2
Price$50

Basics of Patents: Are You Protected? Fundamentals of US Patents and Inventorship

An increasing proportion of the value of a company resides in its intellectual property. This makes protection of intellectual property of great importance to company owners, be they sole proprietors or stockholders. Learn the basic ideas of patent law and inventorship in the United States, including what is a patent claim, who should be named as the inventor, what must be disclosed in a patent support its claims, and how patent claims are used in the marketplace.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Advanced 1031 Exchange Topics: Reverse and Improvement Transactions

The course will take a closer look at some advanced aspects of 1031 Exchanges, namely Rev. Proc. 2000-37 - Reverse Exchanges. Different forms of “parking” transactions will be discussed, including improvement exchanges. Additionally, 1031 Exchanges often give rise to Partnership issues – various strategies for consideration will be covered.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Bitcoin: Time For Lawyers To Take A Byte

The economic impact of digital evolution is a reality of our daily lives. Over the past decade, the “Internet of Things” replaced the “Internet of Information.” Today and since the emergence of blockchain technology, we are seeing a sweeping wave of the “Internet of Value” gradually taking over the web and yielding in its wake a transformation of our economic systems deeper than the first two waves combined. Open a magazine, nowadays, and you’re bound to find an article discuss...

General Credits
1.1
Price$50

NFT's: A Survey of Intellectual Property Issues

One year ago, an NFT of Beeple’s collage sold at Christie’s for $69 million. Since then, the term NFT has permeated our society, even becoming Collins Dictionary’s 2021 Word of the Year. Between staggering sale prices, celebrity endorsements, and revolutionary use cases, NFTs have taken the world by storm. But what have we learned during this trip around the sun? This timely CLE course features a panel of experts who will discuss the current state of the NFT and Web3 culture and...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Are You Up To It? Handling High Conflict Custody and Divorce Matters

This CLE course is designed to help the practitioner who handles divorce and custody matters be prepared for, accept and successfully represent clients in cases that fall toward the extreme end of the spectrum from corroborative to adversarial. When cases are the most adversarial, they require special skill in everything from management of case related costs, locating and retaining effective and relevant experts to working with the client’s stated and reasonable objectives and expectat...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

The Federal and Environmental Agenda: 1 Year Into The Biden Administration

This course will cover developments in federal environmental policies through the first year of the Biden Administration and likely future legislation, Executive Branch policies and key future court cases. The focus will be on climate change including the development of renewable energy sources, the regulation of the “forever chemicals”, ie, PFAS, Clean Air Act stationary and mobile source regulations, and the Clean Water Act Waters of the United States regulation.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Section 230: Kings of the Internet

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”) grants immunity from civil liability to the heads of online social media companies, empowering them to delete, modify or censor material they deem “objectionable,” or even ban or de-platform individuals at their discretion. They can do all this even if the material deleted “is constitutionally protected.” Since online platforms have become a main source of information for most of the world, this means that a few individuals are th...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Ethics “Gotchas” That Every Estate Planners Must Know

In today’s fast-paced environment, with ever changing estate and tax laws, estate attorneys have plenty “on their plate” to know and understand. One important area that every estate planning attorney must know about is their duties to their clients under the Rules of Professional Responsibility. Failure to understand conflicts and the ethical issues in estate planning can lead to expensive and time-consuming ethics investigations, not to mention possible loss of licensure....

Ethics Credits
1.4
Price$50

Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices: “I’ll Know It When I See It…”

Welcome to Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP). UDAAP is arguably the most important regulation in the mortgage industry. UDAAP impacts every other lending regulation (marketing, fair lending, licensing & communication…) and it impacts every part of the lending cycle (advertising thru servicing closed loans.) What makes this regulation so difficult for mortgage lenders is that it is very subjective (“reasonable consumer” point of view) and is very difficult to defend agains...

General Credits
1.1
Price$50

Successful Negotiations in Presidential History

Negotiations are sometimes referred to as "the art of the possible". This course, entitled "Negotiations and the Modern Presidency" will utilize US presidential history as a backdrop for analyzing successful, and failed, negotiations and what we can learn from them. Topics to be explored are: Basic principles of negotiation Changes brought about in post-World War II America Negotiations and the civil rights movement Negotiating America's role in the world Negotiating War and Pea...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Legal Liability of The Cruise Industry for COVID-19 Related Injuries and Deaths of Passengers and Crew

This course will examine the recent slew of cases involving suits by passengers against cruise lines for damages relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic. It will also examine ship-owner liability to crews under traditional principles of Maritime Law and the Jones Act. Particular attention will be paid to claims for emotional distress where passengers were exposed to the virus and quarantined but never contracted the virus.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Ideas to Cash: Guiding Creative Clients In Monetizing Their Inventions and Other Creations

This CLE course will enable you to turn your client’s ideas into cash. Different forms of protection are described for various creative ideas, followed by steps necessary to procure/secure patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Various types of agreements for different monetizing methods are discussed, with samples. Techniques for finding and approaching “targets” are also explained in detail.

General Credits
1.8
Price$75

Maritime Law: Personal Injury and Property Damage in Small Boat Cases

In this CLE course we will discuss maritime law as it touches on both property damage cases, such as a towboat hitting a pier, and personal injury cases such as a small boat hitting a pier with resulting injuries. We will discuss the underlying theories of liability, comparative fault, the personification of the vessel and "in rem" liability, and the flip side of in rem liability the ability of a boat owner to limit liability for property damage and personal injury to the value of the vessel....

General Credits
2
Price$100

Evaluating and Negotiating Insurance Bad Faith Cases

At some juncture during the life of an insurance bad faith case, the parties’ counsel will need to address the potential for settlement of the case. Given the distinctive nature of bad faith claims, assessing the value of such claims presents certain challenges. Likewise, depending on the nature of the claim and the issues involved, counsel for both the policyholder and the insurance company should be mindful of important considerations in trying to reach a mutually satisfactory reso...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Five Critical Developments in Class Action Litigation

Class action litigation is a constantly shifting and evolving area of jurisprudence. Although class litigation is often amongst the highest stakes of any litigation field, the nature of Rule 23 -which prescribes broad guidelines but few bright line rules -results in divergent and interesting debates, practically and academically. This course will tackle critical recent developments in five different areas of the law related to class litigation-administrative feasibility, Article III ju...

General Credits
1.4
Price$50

Guardianships Across Jurisdictions: Basic Considerations For the Attorney Practitioner

In 2017, the Uniform Laws Commission (ULC) aimed to make the guardianship process easier to understand for both attorneys and those that need to comply with the rules. As of the date of this program, 46 out of 50 states have adopted most, if not all, of the rules. The ULC updated provisions including, inter alia, (1) property management protections, (2) provisions related to minors subject to guardianship, (3) improvements to compliance for limited guardianships, (4) new protections...

General Credits
1.6
Price$75

Litigating False Claims Act Cases

The False Act (FCA) is a statute allowing citizens to sue in the name of the government to recover monies owed because of fraud or "false claims." FCA cases are filed under seal and not initially served on the Defendants; this gives government lawyers an opportunity to investigate the claims and determine whether to intervene and thus take responsibility for the action. In recent years there has been an expansive use of the statute and in many cases the government is leaving it to private co...

General Credits
1.1
Price$50

Asset Protection for Cryptocurrency

Asset Protection is in high demand in our increasingly litigious world. Cryptocurrency is well regarded as the currency of the future. Cryptocurrency is increasingly becoming a targeted asset in many lawsuits. Blockchain technology can make it easy to see the amount of cryptocurrency an individual owns. This course will teach the various strategies for protecting cryptocurrency from being lost due to a lawsuit.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Lost in Translation The Pitfalls of Obtaining Testimony Across Boundaries of Language, Culture and Class

Interpretation is an art not a science. That's why obtaining testimony is very often like an under-educated laborer from another universe describing the truth to an artist who then must describe it to an engineer. As an attorney even if you are a native speaker of the language of the witness a lot can get lost in the translation. This course will explain many of the pitfalls and limitations of interpretation throughout our judicial system and then illuminate some of the most common iss...

General Credits
3.9
Price$175

Walk Away With The Check: How To Win A Business Divorce Case

Helping a client grapple with a bad business partner requires expertise in litigation, negotiation and corporate governance. Millions of dollars and your client’s life’s work, hang in the balance. Avoid costly mistakes, while representing your client like a bulldog. In this fast-moving program, you will learn: 5 corporate document provisions that control partner disputes How to recognize when the time is right for partners to part ways How to create a strategic plan to win a busin...

General Credits
2
Price$100

E-Discovery’s Emerging Ethical Challenges

As the need to produce and examine ESI grows, attorneys will be expected to be technologically educated and sophisticated. This presentation will review the challenges of preserving and gathering this ESI, dealing with the clients use of social media, and the ethical pitfalls that need to be avoided. This CLE will address the ABA's Model Rule 1.1 and the obligation on the part of attorneys.

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Setting Up Your Securities Clients For Success

Often times, legal counsel preparing Exempt Offering Documents for their clients evaluates them primarily on legal grounds, rather than on grounds associated with how the Offerings could be best articulated from an underwriting standpoint. This course, and these educational materials, are designed to offer helpful strategies on approaching securities documentation from the standpoint of underwriting standards designed to allow effectiveness and consistency in the Offering documentation...

General Credits
2
Price$100

Ethics of Legal Writing

This CLE course will look at five areas where attorneys sometimes get into ethical trouble through legal writing: frivolous writing, failure to cite adverse authority, incivility in legal writing, ghostwriting and plagiarism. In each of these areas, an attorney can help a client by knowing what the line is between ethical and unethical writing. The goal of the course is to help clarify how to figure out whether certain conduct is appropriate advocacy, or whether the conduct crosses the...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

An Ethical Guide to Expert Witness Reports & Testimony

Although the procedures for litigating a construction lawsuit is, on its face, an adversarial process, the American Bar Association has established Model Rules of Professional Conduct to provide guidance for lawyer conduct to follow while “seek[ing] a result advantageous to its client but consistent with requirements of honest dealings with others.” These ethics standards apply not only to the interaction between counsel and the representation of their client, but also the retention an...

Ethics Credits
1.2
Price$50

Oh Brave Commercial New World: The New Reality of Name, Image, and Likeness in Collegiate Athletics

On July 1, 2021, multiple state laws went into effect permitting college athletes in those states to earn money from the use of their Name, Image, & Likeness (NIL), subject to certain restrictions, without risking their collegiate eligibility. In response, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) quickly eased some of its rules allowing athletes in all states, even those without a state law, to participate. So in a dramatic and sudden turn of events, collegiate athletes in the U.S....

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Home is Where The License Is: Ethical Considerations for Lawyer Relocation During and After the Pandemic

Many lawyers relocated during the pandemic, either to escape perceived risk or simply because they could due to remote working. This CLE program will assess the legal and ethical ramifications of relocation to states beyond where one is licensed, addressing both authorization to practice, jurisdiction, and choice of rules.

Ethics Credits
1.2
Price$50

Corporate Philanthropy: Where to Start and How to Get it Right

As Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) continues to trend up, more and more companies are considering philanthropic initiatives. But there are many ways to give back, and each program comes with significant compliance challenges. How do you select and launch a program consistent with your brand -- without making an embarrassing mistake or incurring legal liability? This CLE program will provide an interactive overview of the different options and their compliance regimes. Both new...

General Credits
1.2
Price$50

The Regulation of Private and Foreign Funds in the Age of Cryptocurrency

This CLE course is designed to provide an overview of the regulatory regime applicable to private and foreign (i.e., non-registered) investment funds and the issues raised by the explosive rise of cryptocurrencies in the past several years. The course begins with an overview of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the Dodd-Frank Act and the SEC and CFTC rules and regulations applying this legislative fr...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Ethical Attorney's Fees, Referral Fees, and Billing Practices

As we know, lawyers are required to comply with the ethics rules; however, many lawyers may not fully understand the ethics rules and ethical considerations regarding the types of permitted lawyer fees, requirements for referral fees and fee sharing, non-refundable fees, and the ethical requirements related to fees, costs, settlement funds pursuant to the lawyer Trust Account Rules. This presentation will address those topics and provide valuable tips and information to ensure that la...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Crimmigration Essentials: What Attorneys Need to Know

Crimmigration can be a trip down the proverbial rabbit hole so let’s get back to basics. Develop an effective roadmap to get to answers that count for your non-citizen clients charged with criminal offenses, and more. Walking through a time-proven analysis, this CLE course will provide the bearings needed to get to real answers that equally protect your practice and your non-citizen clients.

General Credits
1.1
Price$50

Trademark Modernization Act: Understanding the USPTO's Final Rulemaking

Beginning in December 2021, the Director of the USPTO and brand owners alike will be able to initiate the new ex parte reexamination and expungement proceedings authorized by the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020. Join us for a conversation about those proceedings, the final rulemaking recently released by the USPTO, and the impact on brand owners. In this webinar, we will cover: Trademark Office procedures for reexamination and expungement proceedings, as set forth in the Novembe...

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Anatomy of a Criminal Law Case

This CLE course deals with the nuts and bolts of dealing with the practice of criminal law. This seminar is purely practical in nature and presentation. You will learn how to go from the initial phone call to your office for a new arrest to the courthouse. We will deal with all the real world issues in how to deal with the client, the client’s family, the assistant district attorney, court staff, setting fees, grand jury issues, plea negotiations, cooperation agreements, motion prac...

General Credits
1.3
Price$50

Return to Office: Employment Tax Considerations

2021 has had companies re-imagine workplaces both actual and virtual. Please join us to discuss employment tax and fringe benefit aspects of a distributed workforce or hybrid workforce, as well as some specific benefits that are being offered real-time to entice employees to return to physical offices or remain-in-place with current employers as well as any current guidance from the IRS/states on how to handle these complex tax issues for reporting and withholding for your employees....

General Credits
1.1
Price$50

The Ethics of Cannabis Law

The ethical considerations around the representation of cannabis clients, and the handling of cannabis-related claims and litigation, are complex and evolving. Lawyers who wish to counsel and assist clients in the space must determine whether specific work for cannabis clients is legal, ethical and/or prudent. This presentation will identify ethical scenarios that have confronted attorneys in this space. In addition to analyzing the current state of the federal/state standoff on mariju...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

New Age Forensics: A Tactical Guide To Cross Examining Experts

New age forensics and expert witnesses have practically invaded our trial courts, existing in every single case to some extent. Most feared, by both criminal and civil trial attorneys, is the prospect of cross examining an expert in his field of expertise. This tactical guide, to cross examining expert witnesses, will give you concrete ideas on how to punch holes in any experts credentials and credibility. These common sense techniques have been consistently and successfully utilized b...

General Credits
1.7
Price$75

Policing under Section 1983: The Year in Review

The year 2021, has been a monumental one for policing in America. Get on top of the developments that will affect your practice. First, a review of the Supreme Court’s 2020-21 term: residential searches under Caniglia v. Strom; residential arrests under Lange v. California; and intent to restrain as a seizure under Torres v. Madrid. Next, the top ten ways policing after George Floyd and Breonna Taylor will affect your practice: from qualified immunity, choke holds, and no-knock warrant...

General Credits
1.7
Price$75

Ethical Considerations for Counseling IRC Section 1031 Exchanges

This CLE course will highlight the Rules of Professional Conduct as they may intersect with 1031 Exchanges. The presentation will include: competency, scope of representation, conflict of interest issues and selection considerations of the Qualified Intermediary. Throughout the presentation, case-studies will be discussed.

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Direct Examination and Cross Examination: A Practitioner's Primer

An overview of the basic principles of direct and cross examination for the newer practitioner. This CLE presentation covers theories of story-telling and persuasion, the ethics of preparing and examining witnesses, and the organization the purpose, substance, structure, tactical considerations, problem areas, and common “Do’s and Don’ts” of direct and cross examination.

General Credits
3.1
Price$150

Making Adverse Witnesses a Free Expert Witness

In every case, the plaintiff claims that the defendant breached a duty of care owed. The most effective way to prove that the defendant was negligent is through the mouth of the defendant itself; do it's employees possess the requisite knowledge and are they doing what they should do? This CLE class teaches you how to effectively question the defendants to make them expert witnesses on behalf of the plaintiff; even a janitor is an expert in the custodial sciences!

General Credits
1.8
Price$75

Key Points for Success in Virtual Mediation

Our Panel will discuss how the new remote communication process works, and affects the approach and strategies in mediations, including: What are the dynamics of remote mediations? What if your client is remote as well; does that change your ability to communicate and if so how? Using the private "Zoom Rooms" to have confidential meetings. How remote mediations expand the process and add to the information base. Suggestions for making the remote process work better than even when all are...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Federal Court A-Z: Everything You Wanted to Know About Federal Court

This CLE course will introduce the inexperienced lawyer to the ins and outs of federal court litigation and provide the experienced litigator with a timely refresher. We will deal with each of the central topics in litigating a case in federal court, paying particular attention where necessary and providing helpful tips and tricks along the way. This course will examine all facets of litigating a case in federal court, from first filing to final verdict. We invite you to join us on t...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Turnkey Real Estate Investments as Securities

Turnkey real estate investments have become extremely popular across the country for promoters and investors alike. The question is whether a turnkey real estate investment is nothing more than a vanilla real estate deal, or a security in disguise. The objective of this course is to clarify that description for real estate, securities and general practitioners.

General Credits
1.2
Price$50

The False Claims Act & Cybersecurity: An Area Receiving Heightened Attention by the United States Department of Justice

This CLE program focuses on the False Claims Act and its application to cybersecurity violations. On February 17, 2021, Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers announced that “[t]he Department will continue to confront malicious nation state cyber activity with our unique tools and work with our fellow agencies and the family of norms abiding nations to do the same.” Another DOJ Attorney indicated that “cybersecurity related fraud may be another area where we could see...

General Credits
2
Price$100

The Rights of Nature: Theory, Laws, and Emerging Jurisprudence

This CLE course will introduce lawyers to the concept of creating legally enforceable rights for ecosystems – an emerging area of environmental law which elevates environmental protection to a level comparable to human civil rights laws. This course will examine the legal theory behind “rights of nature” laws, and examine the anatomy of rights of nature laws that have been adopted by municipal governments across the United States. This course will also feature case studies of the enforce...

General Credits
2.5
Price$125

Performing Tax Research Like a Pro: What Attorneys Need to Know

This CLE course is designed to teach the participant how to navigate through authoritative primary federal tax materials. Or as Solicitor General Erwin Griswold would have stated: “You can think great thoughts or you can look at the statute.” The quotation is an apocryphal story. One must learn how to navigate tax research software as well as legal research software. And, of course, one must learn how to write tax memoranda that is convincing and is free of ambiguities. Today’s technol...

General Credits
3.5
Price$175

Creative Client Representation in Times of Change: How Changing Administrations Change Your Immigration Practice

Maintaining a flexible immigration practice pays out when Presidential Administrations change over. As the political pendulum swings, so to do opportunities for your foreign national clients. Changes in administrative and enforcement policies, new AG decisions, and turnover in Administrative Judges and Officers stir up new possibilities – can you, as a creative attorney, see them and capture them for your current and potential clients? Let’s talk about how.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Ethical Considerations in Conducting Investigations

Investigations by lawyers are an essential element of most litigation matters. Ethics rules make it clear what lawyers can say and do and they also outline what investigators can do on the attorney’s behalf. This CLE presentation will provide a strong understanding of the ethical issues involved in conducting investigations. The course will address the following topics: Understanding what investigators can and cannot do Knowing the difference between ethical violations and crimina...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Batson v. Kentucky and the Continuing Challenge of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection

Prosecutors continue to strike people of color in jury selection, resulting in all-white juries even in jurisdictions with diverse populations that include many people of color. Prosecutors give trivial reasons for their strikes, often reading them off lists of “approved race-neutral reasons.” Judges routinely approve the reasons. There is a growing recognition that Batson has completely failed to prevent discrimination. Some states have adopted other approaches to prevent discriminati...

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Ethics of Criminal Trial Practice

Taking a case to trial is a taxing, stressful, and complicated endeavor for any litigator. But overlying all the legal arguments and factual analysis are ethical considerations that can be just as daunting as the criminal case itself. This CLE course delves into the ethical responsibilities of a litigator at trial. The course will cover various ethical issues that typically come about before and during the jury trial process. The presenter will discuss what et...

Ethics Credits
1.5
Price$75

The Complex Homicide Prosecution: A Case Study of the Trial of Ted Bundy’s Last Murder

This CLE presentation traces Bundy’s criminal activity from his jail break in Colorado to his arrest in Florida. It describes the investigation of his last murder, and gives a step-by-step account of how the prosecution assembled and presented the case. We critique the lawyers’ performances and make suggestions for how to better handle future high-profile murder cases.

General Credits
1.7
Price$75
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