Hot Topics MCLE Bundle - Illinois CLE

We have selected our most popular lectures and bundled them together into our Hot Topics MCLE Bundle. This Bundle contains 30 Credit Hours of IL Approved CLE Lectures - satisfying all your professional responsibility requirements including 4 hours of ethics, one hour of diversity/inclusion and one hour of mental health/substance abuse.

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30
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Courses priced individually at $1,475
  • 5 Ethics
  • 1 Diversity/Inclusion
  • 1 Mental Health/Abuse

Hot Topics MCLE Bundle Includes:

  • $50

    Legal Ethics: Reasonableness of Fees

    Ethics Credits: 1

    Someone at your firm is in charge of making sure that both legal professionals and other employees comply with the ethics rules. Some firms have ethics committees that do this work. Solos, of course, wear every hat under the sun, including the "ethics guru" hat. In small firms, too, many of you...

  • $50

    Legal Ethics and the Mediation Process

    Ethics Credits: 1

    The use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), particularly in the area of mediation, has grown dramatically in the past ten years. However, it is a process that many counsel lack familiarity with. Judge Scheinkman will discuss the importance of ethical considerations that relate to settleme...

  • $50

    In the Beginning... and Before: Ethical Considerations at the Outset of Representation

    Ethics Credits: 1

    This is a two part lecture discussing the professional responsibilities of an attorney prior to representation. The first part of the lecture will discuss solicitation and barratry including ambulance chasing, rules of professional conduct, consequences, and enforcement. The second part wi...

  • $50

    Liberty’s Last Champion: The Validity of "Science" Evidence and Court Practice

    General Credits: 1

    Some may think justice is a coincidence of the system, not a consequence of it. As counsel, we must warranty equal justice before the law. Science and common sense suggest solutions for some difficult special issues that arise in civil and criminal cases. DNA is one great example of a tool t...

  • $50

    Distinguishing Between Employers and Contractors in Light of the New DOL Guidelines

    General Credits: 1

    As many if not most of have seen, the gig economy is a new kid on the block in the world of commerce. During the lockdown of the pandemic, the gig economy, particularly food delivery services grew significantly—such services are now ubiquitous. Those working in the gig economy, including such fam...

  • $50

    When One Door Closes: A Primer on Automatic Door Cases for the Premises Liability Practitioner

    General Credits: 1

    It’s surprising how frequently doors cause injuries to patrons of businesses, patients at medical facilities, and residents of apartment complexes. The practitioner who is not familiar with the theories of liability in these cases can often get lulled into a belief that the building owner or store...

  • $50

    Counseling Real Estate Brokers on Common Legal Mistakes

    General Credits: 1

    This CLE presentation summarizes many typical broker problem areas (and lawsuits), and offers suggestions to practicing attorneys on how to prepare their broker clients to do business in the best, and most professional manner, while arming those brokers to protect themselves as legal issues arise....

  • $50

    Introduction to Paper Discovery and Depositions

    General Credits: 1

    Having a discovery plan at the outset of a case, and being able to implement said plan is a vital tool for success and increasing the overall amount of recovery for your clients. Having a workable plan can also reduce the stress and resources on your practice when having to deal with document dumps...

  • $50

    Preventing Your Worst Tech Nightmare: Protecting Your Firm and Clients from Cybercriminals

    General Credits: 1

    No one likes to think about the worst happening, but when it comes to your firm's technology, it's always better to be safe than sorry. That's why we're here to present Preventing Your Worst Tech Nightmare: Protecting Your Firm & Clients from Cybercriminals, a course that will help you protect your...

  • $50

    ESI in Criminal Proceedings: 4th, 5th and 6th Amendment Issues

    General Credits: 1

    Electronic information is a common feature of criminal investigations and proceedings at both the State and Federal levels. That information is used in the commission of crimes and may be the focus of investigations and prosecutions. The collection and use of electronic information may implicat...

  • $75

    Case Selection, Evaluation, and Beyond

    General Credits: 1.5

    Our panelists will discuss the elements of case selection, evaluation and other aspects relating to acceptance of representation. While focusing on personal injury and insurance cases, the topics will apply to many other types of cases. This will be a very extensive look at the topics by high...

  • $50

    The New Wave of Benzene Litigation: Class Actions

    General Credits: 1

    Benzene personal injury litigation has been around for decades. The plaintiffs in the traditional cases have alleged that their use of solvents, paints, varnishes, and other petroleum-based products have caused them to develop blood cancers. Recently, benzene was found in deodorants, sunscreens,...

  • $50

    Challenging the Impermissible Use of Race in Jury Selection

    General Credits: 1

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Curtis Flowers highlighted the fact that far too often prosecutors in our nation impermissibly use race when exercising peremptory challenges. This CLE presentation will provide criminal defense attorneys with the tools they need to fight against t...

  • $50

    Legal Ethics: Lawyer and Client Relationship

    Ethics Credits: 1

    This CLE presentation addresses the contours of what constitutes the unauthorized practice of law (UPL) starting with an introduction based on an article I had written that chronicled LegalZoom’s travails as it encountered and overcame a series of UPL challenges from various jurisdictions into whic...

  • $50

    NCAA & Name, Image, Likeness Updates & Anarchy in America! Oh My

    General Credits: 1.25

    The last four years have been a watershed moment in amateur college sports. From the possibility of losing eligibility for pursuing endorsement offers in 2019 to signing multi-million dollar deals in 2022 this is a new era for student-athletes. Sports lawyers will learn about how we got here and ho...

  • $100

    Drafting Comic Book Contracts: A Practical Guide

    General Credits: 2

    In this CLE program, attendees will learn key comic book agreement provisions, engage in client interview exercises tailored to the comic book industry, dive into mock negotiations, and issue-spot common problems in publishing contracts. Facilitated by seasoned comic book publishing attorneys,...

  • $75

    Successful Negotiations in Presidential History

    General Credits: 1.5

    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:...

  • $75

    Obtaining Discovery from Online Service Providers

    General Credits: 1.5

    As claims for online misconduct are on the rise, it is crucial to understand how to obtain and preserve relevant information from service providers, who host a wealth of information about users. This CLE course will discuss the players, the type of information to be sought, and, critically, the...

  • $50

    E-Discovery’s Emerging Ethical Challenges

    Ethics Credits: 1

    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 avoide...

  • $75

    Transit Oriented Development: An Exciting Pillar of Urban Development

    General Credits: 1.5

    Transit-oriented development involves developing an individual building or planning an entire area around public transit infrastructure such as a Metra train station. Suburban TOD in particular involves the coordination of many aspects of land use including: community outreach, suburban renewal and...

  • $50

    Criminal Law Considerations for Military and Veteran Clients

    General Credits: 1

    Criminal law attorneys of all types often get phone calls from potential clients who are either active military service members or veterans. In this Course, we’ll walk you through what this means for purposes of their case. This CLE will include the following topics: jurisdictional consideratio...

  • $50

    What Every Practitioner Needs to Know about Property and Business Interruption Appraisals: A Unique ADR Forum

    General Credits: 1

    Recent catastrophic events such as hurricanes, wildfires, and the global pandemic have spotlighted important insurance coverage protecting property and business interruption. Previous courses I presented have provided insight into the coverage terms and conditions that apply, and the process by whi...

  • $75

    Cryptomorphing The Legal Profession: Musings From A Stacker In The Rye

    General Credits: 1.5

    The goal of this presentation is to expose lawyers to the rabbit hole of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, and the effects and potential effects on the legal profession. We will discuss topics ranging from the acceptance of cryptocurrency as payment for legal services to the impact of b...

  • $50

    The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Land Use Regulations

    General Credits: 1.25

    More than 155 million Americans now live in states with legal weed. Maryland and Missouri passed legalization earlier this month, meaning there are now 21 states where anyone at least 21 years old will be able to legally possess marijuana. While people will soon be able to legally purchase and use...

  • $50

    Implicit Bias: “I’m Not Like You…Except That I Am”

    Diversity/Inclusion Credits: 1

    This CLE program, presented by a Trial Lawyer, Mediator, and Life Coach, is designed for lawyers and will discuss the following topics: (1) Explore case studies to improve your understanding of bias in law; (2) Dovetail the elimination of bias and prejudice into that perceived need; and (3) Fac...

  • $50

    Staying Safe and Sound: Maintaining a Realistic Work/Life Balance in Uncertain Times

    Mental Health/Abuse Credits: 1

    We know that you may still be getting bombarded with messages about Covid related issues, whether that be on television, social media, or in your work and community networks. In uncertain times like these, anxiety, stress, fear, and negative thoughts can easily take control. You may still be worr...

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