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Business Acquisition Transactions: Helping Your Client Buy the Right Business on the Right Terms

This CLE course takes participants through the process of a lower middle market business acquisition as seen through the eyes of the Buyer's attorney. It covers the nuts and bolts of the transaction process. This Course will provide the essentials of documentation and negotiation of an Asset Purchase Agreement and its terms by legal counsel.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Legal Ethics in the Era of Technology, Social Media, and the Pandemic

Many lawyers are unfamiliar with the nuances of computer technology and data security essential to comply with 21st century ethics rules in our digital world. There are many hidden dangers in frequently used tools and platforms, including e-mail, social-media and “the Cloud.” The ethical dangers and minefields are compounded and heightened by increased use of digital tools and internet connections in the practice of law, including the use of Zoom and other digital meeting platforms, wor...

Ethics Credits
1.5
Price$75

Virtual Civil Jury Trial and Advanced Zoom Techniques: A Guideline for Remote Proceedings

Join this panel as they present a three part lecture outlining the guidelines during remote proceedings. The first part will address advanced Zoom techniques from initiation through bench trial. The second part will discuss the tools need to successfully complete a virtual civil jury trial. Lastly, the panel consisting of Lawyers and a Judge will come together in a group discussion to discuss their recent participation in a virtual civil jury trial.

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

The Biden Administration Environmental Agenda

On his first day in office President Biden ordered many changes to the Trump environmental rules and pledged sweeping changes to the federal environmental and natural resources regulations. These initiatives will cover many areas particularly climate change. We will review the most significant items including climate change, other Clean Air Act initiatives and new directions for Clean Water Act, waste management and Endangered Species Act regulations.

General Credits
1
Price$50

New Developments in Federal and New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Law in the Covid Era

We just passed the one year mark in dealing with the difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s obvious that every area of the law has been hit hard. However, the law is not static and it is constantly moving forward and clearly, one of the areas under great scrutiny is housing and landlord-tenant law. Regardless of what side of the coin you are on (landlord or tenant, commercial or residential), the ground is literally shifting under our feet. The question is which way is it sh...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Beyond Storytelling: Using a Story Lens to Improve Fact Investigation, Case Theory, Evidentiary Arguments & Preservation

As trial lawyers, storytelling is our most powerfully persuasive advocacy tool. Stories connect us to one another, help us to understand events, and solve problems. The instinct to communicate through story is so deeply and universally ingrained in the human condition that it seems encoded in our DNA. Yet we sometimes miss opportunities to communicate persuasively because we get lost in the weeds of facts, evidence and legal issues. Storytelling can be used at every stage of your rep...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Plan Your Escape: Leaving the Law Firm for Public Sector Law

In this CLE course, presenter Mark J. Wuellner discusses how attorneys can make the transition from the law firm into a fulfilling public sector legal career. He guides you through discovering your purpose for the move and why public sector law may – or may not – be for you. Then he shares tips and tricks for interviewing and securing a public sector legal position learned from his own experience on both sides of the interview table. He busts myths about what to expect in a public s...

General Credits
1.75
Price$75

Panning for Gold: Making Preliminary Hearings Count

Preliminary and other pretrial evidentiary hearings are excellent opportunities to learn more about the prosecution case, test defense legal theories, and lock in the witness’s story. Just because we often lose these hearings on the merits does not mean that they cannot help us. It is important to think about the goals for the hearing, each witness, and each topic that will be covered in the hearing. The goals dictate our strategy and tactics at the hearing, especially our choice of questionin...

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Long Road Back: Commercial Landlord and Tenant Strategies and Covid-19 Defenses

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and related government shutdowns, our landlord-tenant courts will be stretched beyond their limits once they are re-opened and eviction moratoria have fully expired. This CLE provides landlords and tenants with strategies to circumvent court backlogs and discusses how trial courts have addressed impossibility of contract and other relevant Covid-19 defenses. The CLE also provides an update on the commercial eviction moratorium and previews relevant legislat...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Legal Writing: Striving for Clarity

This CLE program (“Striving for Clarity”) will discuss steps to achieve clarity in legal writing. The presenter, Judge Bob Bacharach, will draw on examples from psycholinguistics, oratory, and advocacy to illustrate techniques to enhance clarity in legal writing. The main topics will involve: creating context before detail, using simple language, linking the information in your sentences, and conveying the information in manageable chunks. In discussing the creation of con...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Ethical Considerations During a Pandemic

This session will examine a number of ethical issues concerning client representation during the pandemic. The course is designed for both attorneys and investigators and will focus on the particular issues that have arisen as a result of COVID-19 such as virtual meetings, and digital storage of material and information.

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Common Traffic Court Cases: Do’s and Dont’s

Practical advice on how to handle traffic matters in local criminal courts with a focus on some of the most commonly charged offenses. This CLE lecture is for those attorneys who do not typically appear in traffic court but wish to provide competent advice and/or representation. Types of cases include but are not limited to Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Speeding, Use of Portable Electronic Devices and Reckless Driving.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Enforcement of Judgments in New Jersey and New York during the COVID Pandemic

Success in every case ultimately comes down to a collection. Obtaining a Judgment is only half the battle. A client who obtains a Judgment in his/her favor whether by default, motion or trial will not be made whole unless steps are taken to ensure the Judgment is paid. Join attorney Jeffrey H. Ward as he discusses mechanisms for collecting Judgments that are entered in the Courts of New Jersey and New York during the COVID pandemic. Mr. Ward begins with a review of how Judgments can be...

General Credits
1
Price$50

How to Ethically Introduce Yourself to Reporters and Speak About Your Practice, Cases and Other Matters

Did you see your colleague quoted in the news? Why are reporters calling her and not you? The answer could be that reporters call the people they know; they don't call an attorney they have never heard of. Therefore, it is critical to learn how to introduce yourself to the media as a source to comment on a case or the business implications of a new law. When you do get a call from a reporter, do you know where to draw the lines to ensure you follow the Rules of Professional Condu...

Ethics Credits
1.25
Price$50

A View from Congress: New Copyright and Trademark Laws

Hidden beneath the headlines of the partisan politics and violence that has engulfed the Capitol, the final days of 2020 saw Congress pass three new copyright and trademark laws that could impact your business: the Trademark Modernization Act, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act, and the Protecting Lawful Streaming Act. And a draft bill for reforming the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is circulating in committee. We’ll break down these new laws and explain...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Law Office Succession Planning: Options & Ethical Rules

This course will address succession planning options for attorneys, including highlighting the differences between an internal succession plan, an external succession plan, and a contingency plan in the event of an attorney’s unexpected disability or death. Topics will include: (i) The components involved with valuing a lawyer’s practice; and (ii) The numerous NY Rules of Professional Conduct involved with succession planning for lawyers.

General Credits
1
Price$50

ADA Website Compliance: Is Your Website Lawsuit Proof?

This CLE program will address some of the most critical issues pertinent Website ADA Compliance as stipulated by Section 508 of ADA. It is designed to help members and their clients to understand the significance and effects of increased accessibility and its relationship to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The exponential development of the Internet and data innovation make this an attractive area for those concerned about equal access for all – both the purpose of accessibil...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Homeowners and Condominium Associations: Elections and Dispute Resolutions

This CLE course will review the statutory and documentary sources for how the elections in a condominium and/or homeowners’ association are conducted from nomination through recall. The course will offer a detailed explanation of the process and manner in which elections should be conducted. The course will also discuss the methods for challenging the manner in which elections are conducted or the election outcome. The course will offer a detailed explanation of the process and manner...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

What is Special Education Law and is it for Me?

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 afford strong federal legal entitlements and protections to school-aged children with disabilities. However, the statutes themselves and the cases which interpret them are complicated, and the process of enforcing these laws complex. Moreover, the field comes with its own benefits and pitfalls. If your clients occasionally have questions in this area and you don't know how to answer the...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

New York State Establishes Post-Mortem Right of Publicity and Other New Protections

On November 30, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending New York State protections for the right of publicity. This establishes, for the first time in New York, a right of publicity after death, and also extends protections against the use of digitally created replicas of performers as well as against unauthorized depictions of sexually explicit conduct. In this CLE, we will explore: What has changed (and what remains the same) in New York’s Right of Publicity Law? Who is...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Immigration Court Practice, Litigation, and Procedure

Today's immigration law, deportation and removal defense litigation is rife with pitfalls, hidden and strategic tactics that only a 20 year veteran of the field, through 4 different Presidential administrations both conservative and liberal, can teach you. Attorney Rahul Manchanda of the famed Wall Street law firm Manchanda Law Office PLLC takes you inside the super sub-specialty of Immigration and Deportation Defense Litigation and Trials where your Opposing Counsel is the well-fund...

General Credits
1
Price$50

10 Clauses Fiduciaries Hate

Practitioners who draft trust documents don’t always consider that certain terms or language can make it very hard for the fiduciaries who are trying to enforce the grantor’s wishes. The panel will discuss these clauses and offer some ideas for fixes that can be incorporated into these problem provisions. Trust documents need to be comprehensive and clear. The use of certain terms or confusing language can make it nearly impossible for fiduciaries to enforce a grantor’s wishes. How terms are de...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Selling a Family Business

More and more families are thinking about selling their businesses. Taking this raises issues involving family dynamics as well as tax considerations. Our speakers will discuss best practices for dealing with these issues. Family businesses are notoriously complicated, both from the personal and economic perspective. Today, more and more families are thinking about selling their businesses, raising issues including family upheaval and tax issues that need to be considered. This CLE cou...

General Credits
1
Price$50

An Introduction to Private Investment Funds

An overview of the legal and practical considerations when establishing a private equity fund, real estate fund, or hedge fund. We will review the relevant sections of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “40 Act”), the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Advisers Act”), and the rules promulgated thereunder, including the most commonly used exceptions to registration under the 40 Act and Advisers Act. We will also review relevant provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “33...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Planning for Tangibles

What is tangible property in general and what are the high level challenges when trying to plan for it? This CLE course will offer an overview of tangible property, how it is defined and what it includes and the planning strategies you need to know. Speakers will discuss a variety of topics such as emotional issues, testamentary plan structure, titling considerations and lifetime gifting issues.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Quid Pro Quo for Charitable Gifts

A quid pro quo (QPQ) gift is a payment made partly as a contribution and partly in consideration for goods or services provided to the donor by the charity (for example, a fundraising banquet, when a donor’s payment to when a donor’s payment to a charity exceeds the cost of the meal). Special rules apply regarding deductions for QPQ gifts. Speakers will take you through the requirements so you can keep your clients out of trouble and help them get a charitable deduction.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Fiduciary Responsibility Related to Art Assets

Selling options and issues trustees and executors need to be thinking about, fiduciary responsibility, what type of due diligence do people need to be doing and appraisals and what's changed with Covid-19 and trends fiduciaries should be aware of. The art world is often considered a good place to invest, but like in most areas, knowledge is power. This CLE course will tell you everything you need to know in order to effectively manage fiduciary responsibilities for art investment. Sel...

General Credits
1
Price$50

How to Handle Appraisals for Donations of Property

Overvaluation of real estate gifts is a big issue with the Internal Revenue Service, and this panel will explain that for real estate, art or other property, it’s important to carefully manage the process of appraisal so as not to create unnecessary issues. For example, appraisers may give a high range thinking they’re doing the donor a favor when actually the appraisal may be too high in today's market. The panel will also discuss how the 30% of adjusted gross income limit on gifts o...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Investment Strategies for Trusts

Investing trust assets requires a trustee to consider and balance several factors to carry out the trust purpose in the best interests of its beneficiaries. They must also comply with legal principles that affect how the assets are to be managed in the absence of specific guidance in the trust documents. For example, the Uniform Prudent Investor Act, which has been adopted by many states, requires trustees to follow certain rules when investing trust assets. Our panelists will review t...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Unequal Inheritances: A Final Parental Communication

A common issue for those trying to plan an estate, especially the dispositive provisions of a will or revocable trust, are the dispositive provisions. What are dispositive provisions? How do they impact the planning of a will or revocable trust? Should they be equal or fair? This CLE course will address all of these issues and discuss factors to consider when helping your client with this determination.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Anticipated Tax Changes Affecting Estate Planning for This Year and Future Years

The tax world is likely to change (yet again!) and if so, that will have far reaching economic effects. You and your clients need be prepared...not later this year, not later this month, but NOW. Although we cannot know what will be proposed by the Biden Administration, we have plenty to consider. It is likely that Biden administration tax proposals can be enacted under a Budget Reconciliation Act, which cannot be filibustered. This webinar will discuss what the most likely and most consequen...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Intriguing Insurance and Related Issues

This CLE course is a survey of issues that are looming under the headlines, or have in some cases been the source of headlines but are unresolved. Mr. Kornblum will identify various areas in insurance law and related areas that he believes will be important in the future. His focus is on giving you some insight to these areas so you can be on the lookout for cases involving them or similar issues. This is a 'heads up' approach to the Insurance Law Practice.

General Credits
1
Price$50

SECURE Act Update: Where Do We Go from Here?

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE) was passed almost a year ago, and practitioners are still trying to figure out how it affects their clients, how it might impact their strategies and what action to take. This CLE course will offer a brief overview of the new rules and how they are applied and offer tips and tools for effective retirement planning as well as how to help your clients through the process in light of the new laws.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Best Technologies for Practice Development

Technology has and continues to change estate-planning practices. At this juncture, many firms are largely paperless, cloud-based practices, using document generation software and a wide array of different software products to facilitate better client interactions, better management and more efficient research and drafting. And with COVID-19 still raging in many areas, more practitioners are working remotely. This panel will explore the many technological changes affecting estate plann...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Key Federal & State Estate Planning Considerations and Opportunities

An overview of the best estate-planning strategies from a state and trust situs perspective, as well as from a federal standpoint, based on possible upcoming changes in the tax laws. Estate planning strategies vary, but there are some tried and true methods that are valuable to know. This CLE course will provide an overview of the best of those strategies. The course will take both a state and trust situs perspective and will also look at the issues through a federal lens. Future potent...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Financial Planning for Lawyers

While everyone understands the importance of financial planning, most presentations are centered around retirement planning. However, attorneys have other concerns. Right out the gate they are burdened with significant student loan debt. They start to make good money, but are paying more in taxes. As a result, their children are less likely to qualify for financial aid so they have to weigh their own retirement against their kids’ education. Depending on their comp structure, salary may be dis...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Cryptocurrency, How to Find and Track it in Divorce Litigation

While spouses hiding assets from divorce court is nothing new, cryptocurrencies are changing the game. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can be purchased for cash, held electronically without the help of a third party, and transferred nearly anonymously. This CLE course will start by providing attorneys with a basic understanding of cryptocurrency, how it works, and how it is held by an owner. The course will then provide practical tips on how attorneys and their clients can gather more in...

General Credits
1
Price$50

New Developments in Asylum Law

This CLE lecture will discuss recent changes to asylum law and with an emphasis on how they may apply to future Asylum Cases. The first part of the lecture will cover the basic ideas behind asylum, how it has historically existed, and how it will change when new regulations come into effect. The second part of the lecture will look at how this may affect new asylum applicants and especially those from the Middle East.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Covid-19 and Sports 2021: Legal Issues and Future Challenges

COVID-19 has impacted every industry across the world, including sports and entertainment. In addition to the industries themselves, each individual player has been affected. This CLE course will explain the direct issues that have arisen in sports as a result of COVID-19. The course will also address legal issues related to college sports and names, images and likenesses and the 2020 Olympic Athletes Empowerment Act as well as risk management in the field.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Children Aren’t Widgets: Child Custody and Child Support in New York

This CLE course will review child custody and child support case law and statutes in New York. The course will include descriptions of differences between Sole Custody, Joint Custody and Shared Custody. It will also include some negotiation techniques with regards to child custody and child support.

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Issues Unique to Litigating Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

This CLE program is designed to explain issues that are frequently encountered in the course of litigating long-term disability insurance claims that are unique to such claims. The program will cover the three main topics that arise frequently in long-term disability insurance litigation – legal issues (such as pre-existing condition exclusions), and medical issues relating to proof requirements, dealing with subjective disabilities, and addressing surveillance and social media. Finally, the p...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Ten Critical Legal Issues in Consumer Protection for 2021

This CLE session will identify the most important issues for consumer and corporate attorneys to understand in 2021. The session will provide a general outline of types of consumer laws each state has adopted and how courts interpret those laws. It will also provide a regulatory overview of the enforcement actions that state and federal regulators bring most frequently and how to prepare and defend against them. It will also address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these laws.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Ethical Implications of Litigating Against The Mentally Ill

In this Webinar, NACLE’s well known instructor and extremely published legal commentator, Dov Treiman of the Manhattan firm, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., takes you through the ins and outs of your ethical obligations when you realize that your adverse party is suffering from a mental impairment or disease. He discusses both the legal and the practical considerations. Preferring improvisation to straight lecture (but prepared for both), he welcomes your comments and questions, taking full...

Ethics 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

A Musical Playlist for Successful Motion Writing

Motion writing should be as fun and inspired for the drafter; and as compelling for the reader; as music is for the listener. In this program, Tracy Frankel takes you through a musical playlist that corresponds to the many tips, rules and strategies you will need to prepare a persuasive motion. This course will provide standards to live by when making motions of any kind; strategies for the Notice of Motion, Affirmation and Memorandum of Law; helpful tips for the inclusion of exhibits; and st...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Climate Change Solutions

In 2019, New York State enacted a climate change law calling for a significant increase in renewable energy, including 9,000 MW of offshore wind energy. Offshore wind projects are typically very complex and include the involvement of a multitude of government agencies. New York State currently has three major offshore wind energy projects underway. This CLE course will discuss new climate change laws, various stages of offshore wind energy projects, from the regulatory and permitting...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Coronavirus and Your Mental Health: A Lawyer’s Guide to Coping with Isolation, Anxiety and Fear in Uncertain Times

We know that you have been bombarded with messages about the Coronavirus over the last few months, whether that be on television, social media, or in your community networks. At uncertain times like this, anxiety, stress, fear, and negative thoughts can easily take control. You may be worried about being in crowds, your loved ones, your seniors, your office, your clients, your finances, or how to manage a quarantine. Moreover, recent studies have shown that there has been a dramatic increase i...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Litigation Risk & Reality in Construction

An overview of key topics that relate to best practices in Construction claims avoidance and Dispute resolution. This CLE Presentation will include an understanding of how the various contract delivery systems and typical construction contract provisions affect the type and likelihood of claims. This presentation will address how management and timely resolution of change orders and disputes can impact the overall cost and time of performance, and the importance of proper project rec...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Challenging the Breath Test in a DWI Case: From Discovery to Cross-Examination

This CLE program is designed for attorneys who handle DWI cases in New York and are looking for ways to challenge the breath test. I will break down the discovery material provided by the District Attorney’s Office in order to use it to your advantage. In addition, we will focus on cross-examining the breath test operator to show potential issues with the chemical test. Finally, this program will provide an overview of defenses used to challenge the test result and explain when an expert wi...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Third Annual Litigation Ethics Summit

Applying ethics rules during litigation is hard in normal times. Applying ethics rules in times of upheaval and downward pressure on fees is even harder. How has work-from-home increased compliance risk? How should we handle aggressive opposing counsel? Where’s the line between lying and puffery in settlement discussions? How can firms and clients ethically deploy litigation funding sources in a down economy? To understand your obligations and manage these and other risks you need to keep up w...

Ethics Credits
3
Price$150

Dram Shop, The Toxicology and the Law

Attorneys may regularly encounter criminal cases involving alcohol, such as DUI cases. But what about civil personal injury cases where alcohol is involved? One such example is the dram shop case. A driver who is intoxicated following the use of alcohol may or may not have been visibly intoxicated while served at an establishment. If an injury occurs, was it a result of that patron being overserved? Was the patron underage? Dram shop statutes will vary from state to state; however, there are s...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

How to Try Section 1983 Lawsuits Against Police for Fabrication of Evidence in Reports, Affidavits, and Testimony

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about the weather.” -- Mark Twain Twain’s quip could equally apply to the epidemic of police lying swamping the nation. The epidemic taints criminal proceedings, conceals police misconduct, and reduces public respect for law enforcement and Law. Many attorneys have witnessed police telling outrageous whoppers, and few have seen them called to account. False police reports and “testilying” are effectively tolerated in the nation’s...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Jury Selection In Civil Cases: What You Need To Know

Never underestimate the importance of jury selection. Your opening remarks to a jury panel are usually the first words the jury hears concerning the facts of the case. We all know the importance of first impressions. Jurors begin forming impressions of the case from the first moment of the selection process. Attorneys who approach jury selection as rote, redundant, boring, and an obligatory procedure are not serving their clients well. Focused, sharp attention must be paid to questi...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Business Purchase Agreements: Drill Down Deep Into The Three Main Purchase Agreement Types

This CLE program will explore the three types of main purchase agreements that a business attorney needs to prepare or review in connection with the purchase or sale of all business assets, some business assets, or an ownership interest in a business. The three types are: (1) Asset Purchase Agreements; (2) Membership Interest Purchase Agreements and (3) Stock Purchase Agreements. In this program we will examine in great depth the following agreements from three transactions handled by the pres...

General Credits
2.5
Price$125

Litigation Strategies and Pitfalls

This CLE is meant to give the beginner a brief overview of the civil litigation process paying particular attention to the best practices strategies and potential pitfalls that young attorneys may find themselves in during the first years of their career. It is also a great course for the veteran litigator who just needs to brush up on the basics. It is not meant to be a comprehensive nose dive into areas of complex litigation even though some of the examples used relate to that practice area....

General Credits
2
Price$100

Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Law for Criminal Defense Attorneys

Representing noncitizen clients in criminal court complicates matters. New lingo, new malpractice traps, half-stories, added stress. Cut to the quick and hear from a trusted source, an immigration lawyer who also practices criminal law. Build from the basics and know when to seek help. This CLE course is designed for the working criminal defense attorney,

General Credits
1
Price$50

Effective Legal Writing for the Attorney Practitioner

This advanced legal writing CLE course will focus on drafting pleadings using Conclusion, Rule, Analysis, and Conclusion (CRAC), a variation of Issue, Rule, Analysis, and Conclusion (IRAC). The emphasis is on sound and effective writing in practice. The instructor provides key points about grammar, motions, briefs, legal memoranda, and correspondence. Participants will review these principles at work in sample documents.

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

What Happens When Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Under State Law Meets Patent Rights

Psychedelic law reform under local law began in May 2019 when Denver voters decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms. The reform movement has spread quickly across the United States, generating both headlines and conflict between pharmaceutical companies seeking FDA-approval of psychedelic drugs and activists opposed to commercialization. In November 2020 Oregon voters legalized psilocybin-assisted therapy in clinics using products manufactured under state licenses. What patent protections...

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Wonderful World of Oz: Effective Strategies for Virtual Litigation

This CLE course will address the legal, practical and ethical challenges raised when parties, lawyers and judges or neutrals are proceeding remotely. It will discuss the trends for online depositions, hearings, trials, arbitrations and mediations, the most common problems litigants are facing and practical solutions for tackling those challenges. The program will also address some of the ethical issues the participants face as to preserving attorney-client privilege, assuring that co...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Copyright, Fair Use, and Looking Toward 2021

This CLE program will introduce viewers to the basics of copyright law and to the affirmative, and often judicially expanding, defense of “fair use.” The instructor will explain the significance of Google v. Oracle, which was recently been argued before the Supreme Court, and its potential impact on the judicial interpretation of what constitutes “fair use”. Some recent copyright regulations, such as one permitting for group registration of short online works, and pending legislation will als...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Representing Visionary Churches: Using the RFR Act to Protect the Rights of Churches Under the FCS Act

In 2006, the United States Supreme Court opened the door to psychedelic religious ceremonies by holding that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”) prohibited the DEA from seizing a hallucinogenic tea from a Brazilian church, even though it contained DMT, a Schedule I substance made unlawful under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”). In 2009, a second Brazlian church obtained a similar ruling from an Oregon District Court. These rulings have fed the widespread perception th...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Overview of New York No Fault Claims and Litigation from a Defense Attorney Perspective

No Fault Litigation from a defense attorney perspective, starts with an overview of the No Fault System, and who is eligible for New York State No Fault benefits. The definition of who is an eligible injured party and when claims must be paid and/or denied. This CLE course will also cover the defenses to No Fault claims, claims processing, and the recommended tactics for defending denied No Fault claims.

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

A Crash Course in Probabilistic Genotyping

This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Basics of Social Security Disability Practice What Should You Expect

This CLE course is designed for attorneys who are considering adding Social Security disability claimant representation to their practices. Presented by Jonathan Ginsberg, an experienced disability lawyer with over 25 years’ experience representing disability applicants, you will learn how to identify cases with the highest likelihood of success, cases to avoid, the three theories of disability that apply in every case and the time line for a typical case. Jonathan will discuss recent...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

DNA Dystopia: Privacy Rights in the Age of Genetic Surveillance

This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

International Protection of Trademarks

Trademarks are among a company’s most important assets in our tech driven global economy. Current technology enables new start-ups to market their products and services virtually overnight to customers in foreign countries. The challenge is how to cost effectively ensure that a client’s trademarks are protected abroad, even before sales have been made. With the exception of the United States and the Philippines, the right to exclusive use of a trademark is created by obtaining nation...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Representing Veterans in Criminal Court

This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

The Business Uses of Life Insurance

This CLE course consists of an overview of Life Insurance. The following topics will be discussed: Insurable Interest; Term versus Permanent; Common Riders; Underwriting; and Types of Insurance Companies. Then we go into the Uses: Buy-Sell Agreement; Key Person; Group Whole Life; Executive Bonus Plan; Retirement Plan; whole Life Insurance as a Business Asset.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Whistleblower Litigation: Tips for Avoiding Traps for the Unwary

After a general reintroduction to the whistleblowing laws, this webinar will provide an in depth discussion of some of the “traps” for the unwary. If you are dipping you toe into representing whistleblowers this webinar could save you some heartache. The CLE discussion will include issues related to bankruptcy, divorce, severance agreements, public disclosure issues and FOIA requests, counterclaims, managing parallel employment litigation, co-relator issues, and more.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Florida DWI Case Law Updates

This CLE Presentation will address current updates for Florida DUI Law for the past 12 months. It spans the spectrum of Florida courts from the Supreme Court all the way down to the various County Court decisions. Any criminal defense lawyer in Florida who wants to be up on the most current decisions for DUI needs to take this course.

General Credits
1.75
Price$75

Neuro Anatomy for Lawyers

The law and anatomy are considered by some to be equally complex. Yet, client representation in a variety of cases often requires lawyers to understand anatomy, physiology and injuries in relation to the law. This CLE course is specific to musculoskeletal and neuroanatomy. The purpose of this webinar is to provide lawyers with an understanding of these anatomical regions, as well as positioning and expert witness testimony. Key Topics: Cases where medical expert use is required; Expert...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Suing the Police: The Law of Police Misconduct

Police misconduct and police reform are at the forefront of the national conversation. This CLE course provides a comprehensive two-hour overview of federal civil rights litigation involving the police. For attorneys and concerned citizens new to this area of law, it explains the constitutional standards governing the police and the opportunities and challenges of achieving accountability through the civil justice system. For attorneys who practice in related areas, such as criminal...

General Credits
2
Price$100

The Role of the Court Evaluator: How to Distinguish Yourself and Properly Protect an AIP

The CLE lecture will provide pertinent information to anyone wishing to serve on the Part 36 list, as a Court Evaluator, on how to properly perform your duties serving in such a role. The lecture will describe how to protect the interests of the Alleged Incapacitated Individual and how to assist in resolutions. The course will further give you tips on what the Court is looking for during the course of your investigation and how to adequately provide said information to the Court.

General Credits
1
Price$50

What You Need to Know and Do to Try a Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Case

It is essential in trying a chronic traumatic encephalopathy case to attain knowledge of relevant neural science, neurology, neuroimaging and neuropsychology for direct examination of medical experts and, even more importantly, for cross examination by the utilization of generally accepted medical literature. Relevant literature is referred to regarding medical issues relating to CTE. The applicability of the Federal Rules of Evidence with regard to expert witnesses is also analyzed and discus...

General Credits
8
Price$280

Appealing to the Board of Immigration Appeals

This CLE course covers the nuts and bolts of how to appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), standards of review, brief-writing tips and motions to the Board. Learning Objective: The Attorney General and the BIA have made it increasingly difficult to prevail in immigration court. It is extremely important to create a proper record for appeal, competently lodge appeals and capably compose appellate briefs to the BIA. After taking this course, you will understand the basics of...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Cryptocurrency Primer: What They Are, How They Work, Their History, and Their Future

This CLE program will help you better understand cryptocurrency and the history behind such currency. Marshal Shichtman will discuss in layman’s terms, how virtual currency works, what it is, the legal and regulatory issues involved in digital tokens, how they are made, how they trade, governmental classifications, and the future of cryptocurrencies.

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Horsesense and Nonsense: Why Equine Law is Not That Simple

Avery S. Chapman, founding Chair of The Florida Law Equine Law Committee, will share common and often unusual intersections of Law and Horses. The unique nuances of the equine industry often lead attorneys into unwary traps when counsel believes they can quickly become proficient in this area of law. This CLE presentation will address Equine Law issues, providing strategies and solutions(TM) concerning horses, equine business concerns and selected related real estate issues. This cou...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Inclusionary & Affordable Housing: What Do They Mean & Why They are Important in Today’s Economic & Political Climate

Inclusionary housing is a type of municipal policy that requires a certain number or percentage of units in new market-rate developments to be affordable for lower-income residents (i.e., the units must cost below market-rate) in order to increase the supply of affordable housing and to increase economic diversity in desirable neighborhoods. The definition of affordable housing varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but the broad consensus is that affordable housing is housing that...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Avoiding and Responding to State Bar Inquiries

This CLE program will help practitioners identify and implement various risk management tools that can help them avoid common ethical missteps and client complaints to the state bar. The presenters will discuss the types of conduct and practices that will most frequently draw the attention of bar prosecutors or clients, the lifecycle of a bar investigation, and will provide insight and analysis on best practices for responding to bar complaints. Participants will leave with a better...

Ethics Credits
1.25
Price$50

Overview of Parliamentary Law and Procedure

Attorneys serving as general counsels or as municipal attorneys are often required by the organization’s governing documents or statues to serve as parliamentarian at regular and annual meetings of their organizations. This course will present the basic rules and guidance for serving in this capacity. The parliamentary authority most cited is of Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised (12th Edition); however, other standard authorities are mentioned where appropriate. The course includes f...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

More Than Just Force Majeure: The Legal Aspects of Sports During and After the Covid-19 Pandemic

This CLE course will provide a broad overview of the significant legal aspects of sports business affected both during and in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, analyzing legal, contractual, risk and economic challenges faced by principally North American sports leagues, teams, unions, and players and contracts. The course will begin its focus on how the Covid-19 pandemic affected sports- looking at the different approaches leagues and governing entities have taken in postponing games an...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Basics in Transitioning The Family Owned Business

Business owners work hard to build their companies and to provide for their families and future. After years of struggle, successful family businesses face the further, and often unfamiliar, challenge of transitioning the business to the next generation or to non-family management or employees. “Basics in Transitioning The Family Owned Business” addresses the fundamental questions that practitioners must tackle with family-business clients who are looking to the future of their businesses....

General Credits
1
Price$50

Venture Capital Funds: Formation, Terms, Issues Encountered, and Other Practice Tips for Counsel

The availability of venture capital has given many young companies the financial and advisory support needed help them grow into major corporations, while sparing them from the scrutiny and disclosure requirements demanded in the public markets. Counsel for potential and current portfolio companies would serve their clients well if they are familiar with the inner workings of venture capital funds and the regulatory and other concerns they face. This CLE course will provide an overview...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Compassionate Release: Covid-19 Effects On The Criminal Justice System

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in areas that you might not expect, including that of prison sentences. This CLE course, presented by renowned attorneys Benjamin Brafman and Jeffrey Schwartz, will explain how to move for a reduced prison sentence based on COVID-19. The course will explain the various related provisions and requirements including Reduction in Sentence (RIS), Exhaustion Requirement, and the Extraordinary and Compelling Reasons Requirement. The specifics of a release...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

The Associate’s Guide to Estate Planning

This program is designed towards providing a solid understanding on the basics of estate planning to attorneys and legal professionals entering the trusts and estates field, attorneys seeking a review of estate planning concepts and those wishing to gain a detailed overview of the field. The course will begin with the discussion of the typical documents that make up a client’s estate plan with an in-depth description of the uses of each of the documents and practical pointers in their draftin...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

The Future of Cannabis: Navigating a Prosperous Future Amidst Patchwork Regulations and a Pandemic

For years, the cannabis industry -- both marijuana and hemp -- have navigated regulatory uncertainties. Now, with the impacts of the COVID pandemic and a seeming lack of regulatory progress in full force, what does the future hold for the cannabis industry? In this CLE session, we will discuss the past, present and future of the cannabis industry including topics such as pending and anticipated legislative and regulatory measures; restrictions and impacts upon corporate transaction, I...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Gun Free School Zones Act vs Federal Preemption

The Gun Free School Zones Act course will discuss Robert Dorf, Esq.'s theory of Federal Preemption by which it is argued that GFSZA preempts and supersedes State Law and especially the Search and Seizure / Stop and Frisk law of the State of New York as compared to Federal Fourth Amendment law as set forth by the Supreme Court of the United States. The course discusses current / proposed weapons detection and warnings technologies available or being developed to protect public, private and par...

General Credits
1
Price$50

A Primer of Florida Defamation Law: Issues and Pitfalls

To assist attorneys in learning the main nuances of Florida Defamation Law with a focus on identifying viable cases, value of cases and extent of work needed to overcome litigation issues that are unique to Defamation cases with a focus on Florida Law. Participants will learn about the elements of defamation, the defenses, including statute of limitations and the special media defendant as well as a contemporary case law status as to how Courts are determining the interplay between first amend...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Basics of Personal Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy filings are rising across the country and expected to surge as a result of the economic damage caused by COVID-19. Be prepared to assist clients with overwhelming debt. Basics of Personal Bankruptcy explores the basics of personal bankruptcy law including determining client’s eligibility to file, an overview of the bankruptcy code chapters, exemptions, the liquidation process, and preparing the petition. Principles: I. Determine client’s eligibility to file II. Understand th...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Let’s Talk About Race: How to Get Potential Jurors to Talk About Race and Racism

This CLE will address how to discuss race with jurors in jury selection. 2020, perhaps more than other year, has highlighted the need for lawyers to be able to discuss issues of race with potential jurors. This CLE presentation will discuss: Why do we need to talk about race and racism with potential jurors. The law on discussing race with jurors. Tips on how to address race with potential jurors.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Purchase Or Sale Of A Business, Or Part Of A Business: Documents Boot Camp

This CLE program will drill down into the many documents that an attorney often needs to prepare or review in connection with the purchase or sale of an entire business or of an ownership interest in a business. This will include the main documents which are usually one of: (1) Asset Purchase Agreements, (2) Stock Purchase Agreements or (3) Membership Interest Purchase Agreements and the circumstance when each type of main Agreement will be employed. We will also explore the many “side...

General Credits
2.5
Price$125

Criminal Defense Strategies: How Former Prosecutors Use Mitigation Information to Defend the Accused

This CLE course will provide an overview on how to humanize your criminal defense clients for prosecutors and the Court. First, we will cover how to obtain and use mitigation information early in the case to help negotiate or advocate for your clients with prosecutors. Next, we will cover the use of mitigating factors and mitigating information to present to the court at sentencing should your client be convicted or plead guilty. Both strategies are very similar, and the information used can b...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Decide to Thrive: The Case for Lawyer Well-Being

Do you believe it's not possible to be a healthy lawyer? Do you think that you have to work harder to make more money? Do you think that there's only one way to practice law? Join Julie Bonasso, Esquire, a former practicing AmLaw 100 firm attorney and master certified coach as she takes on the objections and myths of being a lawyer in 2020. Julie shares her story and those of other attorneys who have decided to create the life they desire, fueled by well-being. She describes the power t...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Police Liability Under Section 1983: Critical Steps for the Trial Lawyer

Whether you are on the plaintiff’s or the defense side, you must engage in critical decision making through the life of a case. Be ready for the challenge. This practical webinar will take you through a high exposure death case and fifteen critical decisions you and your opponent will have to make, including: Case selection for the plaintiff. Discovery issues and expert retention for both sides. Timing and contents for dispositive motions Best time to talk settlement. Pretrial moti...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Advanced Timeshare Law

Advanced Timeshare Law delves deeper into the nuances of this unique area of law. In this course we will provide more practical aspects and guidance on this field. Timeshare law is incredibly unique and the approach to problem resolution is handled in a similarly unique manner. A lot of time may be wasted unless protocols and procedures are followed to ensure proper case management. Topics discussed in this CLE presentation are as follows: Resolution of Paid in Full Sale/rent; Tra...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Cybersecurity During a Pandemic

This webinar focuses on existing cybersecurity concerns that have been amplified, and new security concerns that have arisen as a consequence of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Threat-actors have recognized a unique opportunity to exploit pandemic-related vulnerabilities through social engineering attacks, business email compromise, work from home or other remoting. This results in increased risk and occurrence of ransomware attacks and data breaches that can disrupt or totally compromise clien...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Introduction To Timeshare Law

Introduction to Timeshare Law delves into the nuances of this unique area of law. In this CLE course we will initiate dialog into the issues and concepts that govern this area of law. Practical guidelines will be addressed that focus upon the issues in this field. In this CLE Presentation you will learn about the three common types of timeshares,; which are the Points system, Floating week, and Fixed week. Timeshare law is incredibly unique and the approach to problem resolution is...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

How Microaggressions Can Dismantle an Organization’s Professional Development & Diversity & Inclusion Goals

The random comments that we make, the pronouns that we use, the jokes that we share, and the assumptions that we “innocently” state are slowly and cumulatively making our co-workers and clients very uncomfortable. Moreover, this behavior is likely causing professional development, economic, and reputational harm as injured parties silently leave our organizations. This dynamic CLE session utilizes social science, and current events to provide participants with a greater awareness of i...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Rogue Officers, Police Reform and Hot Topics Under Section 1983

“Police Misconduct” is the sizzling hot topic of the day. Whether you sue or defend law enforcement, or want to add a new practice area, you need to be up-to-the-minute. This course will get you covered in the latest in law enforcement liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. From the newest Supreme Court cases to national trends in use of deadly force; qualified immunity for individual officers; municipal liability for failures in hiring, training, supervision and discipline; First Amendme...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Handling New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Matters In The COVID Era

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic many areas of the law have been hard hit however, few have been hit harder than landlord-tenant law which has suddenly become a national topic of conversation with rapidly changing laws and national/state moratoriums being put in place. In this course, we will explore the basic concepts of New Jersey landlord-tenant law which has always been highly regulated however, in the COVID era practicing in this area of law has become considerably more diff...

General Credits
1.75
Price$75

Everything You Need to Know About DUIs/Serious Traffic Offenses and How They Effect a Client’s Illinois Driver’s License

This CLE course will guide you through the maze of issues and problems that result from your client’s DUIs and/or other serious driving offenses and the effect it has on your client’s Illinois Driver’s License (DL). Illinois is one of the more difficult states when it comes to these issues. It is not only difficult to figure out what exactly will happen with your client’s Illinois DL after a DUI or serious traffic offense but what to do to help them regain their driving privileges....

General Credits
2
Price$100

The Basics of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Estate Planning

On January 3, 2009, the Bitcoin network came into existence. Since then Bitcoin, and other internet currencies have grown in popularity and credibility. Cryptocurrencies can provide a secure and universal form of payment. They can be stored digitally and can operate without the use of a middleman or bank. This CLE Lecture will cover the basics of cryptocurrency, how the Blockchain works, and how Cryptocurrencies can fit into your Estate plan.

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Impact of COVID-19 on Mortgages and Foreclosures in New York State

The financial shock from the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the housing security of millions of Americans, prompting federal, state, and local judiciaries to move quickly to ward off foreclosures. This CLE presentation will discuss how COVID-19 has affected mortgages and foreclosures in New York State and the actions that can be taken to preserve a borrower’s home. This presentation will cover: federal foreclosure moratoriums and forbearance of mortgage payments under the Coronavirus Aid...

General Credits
1
Price$50

A Trial Attorney's Strategy on How to Convince a Jury

This CLE lecture is prepared to assist the trial attorney in how to convince jurors that they should vote in favor of his/her client. It will provide you with “approaches”; “techniques”; and “lines” that you can utilize to aid you in winning your case; how to cross examine a witness in such a way so as to lead the witness to believe that his response is bad for your case when, in fact, it is helpful. This presentation will show how to appeal to the juror’s sentiments, by the use o...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

How to Conduct a Comprehensive Client Consultation and Intake for your Matrimonial or Family Law Client

This fun interactive course will go through what questions to ask, what answers to give and how to issue spot and strategize with a prospective client through a mock client consultation. A client consultation is an attorney’s chance to set him or herself apart from other attorneys to not only win the client, but also gathering the information an attorney needs to strategize and effectively represent the individual. Family Law issues are often emotionally charged and this course will address...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Trial Preparation Skills: Personal Injury Cases

Preparation is the key to success for any trial. While the judge, jury, your adversary and your client get to see you in action during the trial, it is the time spent before the trial, developing your theory, dissecting the evidence, preparing your witnesses and shaping your opening and closing statements that will determine your success. Trial preparation begins from the day the case is retained. Honing in early on the theory of your case will enable you to move the case efficiently...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Defending Construction Claims in the Workers’ Compensation Arena: The Nuts and Bolts

Construction claims can be more complicated than they appear. This CLE course will explain how to defend construction claims and presents the basic legal principles with a sharp focus on practical litigation tips to put the odds in your favor. The course will address: Coverage issues Accidental vs. occupational claims Disablement dates Contraction dates §44 apportionment §56 liability And more…

General Credits
1
Price$50

Effective Appellate Advocacy

To be an effective Appellate Advocate, Attorneys must not only be able to navigate the changing rules of the appellate courts, but must also think strategically and communicate persuasively. This CLE course will reframe the role of the Appellate Advocate as a Partner to handling Attorneys. This presentation will provide strategies for evaluating potential appeals, writing appeals and arguing before the Appellate courts.

General Credits
1
Price$50

ADA and Psychiatric Disabilities

More and more employees in your workforce have psychiatric disabilities. What are the rules for dealing with such employees and when can you discipline them for violation of your work rules. What types of reasonable accommodations do you have to provide to them and what are some of the requests that can trip you up? When can you terminate an employee with psychiatric disabilities because they are a "direct threat to themselves or others" and when do you have to continue their employment? Atten...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Alphabet Soup of Employment Laws

FMLA, ADA, ADEA, and GINA. Learn how to avoid Employment Law liability under each of these statutes. Find out how each of these laws interacts with the others to ensure that your company is in full Employment Law compliance and adequately protected. Learn how to protect your company and yourself (managers can be held personally liable under most state fair Employment Laws, for example under New York States Human Rights Law). This Employment Law seminar will review the life cycle of Emp...

General Credits
2
Price$100

Be Prepared! A Survey of Trial Preparation for Lawyers

A Survey of Preparation for Trial, focusing on Organizational Concepts. This CLE course is designed for younger lawyers, especially those who are approaching their first trial. The material covers the ethical obligation of a lawyer to be prepared, the various stages of preparation, and the preparation of the trial notebook. The course will discuss what a practitioner should have in his or her file, what he should do with it, and how to organize it.

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know to Keep the Workplace Safe

The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. Employers need to prepare and understand how to protect employees, clients, customers today. This informative webinar will provide in-depth information on what employers can do now to prepare for the novel coronavirus as well as what types of leave and other resources employers should be offering to their employees. Can an employee take FMLA leave? What about paid FMLA under the Families First Coronavir...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Advanced Strategies for Negotiating Claims with Insurance Companies

Do you have advanced tools for negotiating a personal injury settlement with an Insurance company? Explore tested strategies from experienced practitioners in this comprehensive legal guide. In this CLE Presentation, you will learn how to craft a powerful demand letter, recognize bad faith and more. Set the tone for the negotiations from the start: find the most productive balance between hardball tactics and building a relationship with the Insurance Company. The Course Objectives that w...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Employee Handbook Do’s and Don’ts

Employee Handbooks are essential for employers in today's litigious environment. They are the number one most important tool that an employer can have to protect itself from future liability. However, there are important mistakes that employers can make that wreak havoc for employers. Learn what policies must be in your employee handbooks as well as phrases and terms that you should never use in an Employee Handbook. This informative CLE program will outline for you the do's and don'ts o...

General Credits
1
Price$50

CA Athlete Agency Law: Part II

Welcome to CA Agency Law, Part II. To recap, Part I was an overview of federal, state and NCAA regulations that apply to sports agents. We also reviewed current sports agency trends. In Part II, we’ll now focus on CA Agency Law specifics - definitions, disclosures, representation of pro athletes, contract requirements, “Name, Image & Likeness” changes, protection of college athletes & universities, and civil & criminal penalties for bad acts. We’ll also introduce NFL agency requirements...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Common Mistakes Lawyers Make with Clients and How to Avoid Them

Many lawyers may not fully understand the Bar rules and ethical considerations regarding client representation and make ethical mistakes regarding whether to take on a client representation, continue the representation, and terminating the representation (and everything in between). This CLE course will address some very important ethical considerations to help lawyers avoid making mistakes with clients.

Ethics Credits
1.5
Price$75

I Don’t Have Time to Manage My Time: Secrets to Enhanced Work Performance

“Time Management” is a myth. The reality is that no matter how organized we are, there are always only 24 hours in a day. Time doesn't change. The key is to manage ourselves with the time we have. We need to look to attack the time bandits; in other words, eliminate time wasters that steal time we could be using much more productively. One detailed study reported that 84% of people admit to wasting (not effectively utilizing) 30 minutes to 2 hours a day. In this CLE session, we pro...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Rise of the Media Giants: How the Laws and Technology Shaped Today’s Media

This CLE course is about the laws that shaped electronic media ultimately resulting in the media giants we have today. It’s a story of competing media industry forces capitalizing on the amazing advancements in technology and how laws have aided, but also capped, the ability to grow. We will cover the development of the radio and television industries, the 1934 Communications Act and early regulation of electronic communications, the emergence of cable from just retransmitting signals to bec...

General Credits
2.5
Price$125

SPAC IPOs: Hotter Than Ever and How They Work With Forms

A Practitioner’s Guide to the formation, filing and public offering of the securities of a Special Purpose Acquisition Company(SPAC), with forms. This CLE course provides insights, examples and explanations of the public offering process. The course is suitable for all attorneys who represent business entities of any kind. Dan Brecher is a nationally known, widely published securities attorney who has been lead counsel in hundreds of public and private offerings, including SPACs....

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Tips and Pointers for Reviewing Contracts

This CLE course provides a basic overview of contract review. Often times, the most critical clauses are omitted from contracts because of oversight, sloppiness or simple ignorance of their existence. This course will discuss those basic clauses, teach you how to use them and provide sample language that you may want to incorporate into your own contracts.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Tax Deeds: What Are They, How Can I Make Them Marketable, And What If They Need To Be Undone?

The purpose of this CLE course is to 1) introduce the viewer to the origin of Tax Deeds, 2) to teach the viewer to distinguish between Tax Deeds and other types of deeds, 3) to highlight challenges to quieting title, a prerequisite to marketability, and 4) to present minimum requirements in undoing a Tax Deed from the point of view of a tax deed purchaser and a prior owner or prior lienholder.

General Credits
2
Price$100

How to Handle a Claim for Veterans Benefits

Veterans and their dependents frequently find themselves without full benefits from the Department of Affairs, benefits which are mandated by federal laws and court cases. The only way for Veterans and their dependents to navigate this process is to obtain the assistance of a qualified attorney who is fully versed in the subject matter of Veterans Laws. This CLE course will provide the introductory basics that will enable you to provide effective legal representation to our Nation’s...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Nobody is Above the Law: Criminal Procedures Regarding Interrogation, Admissions, and Concession

“Nobody Is Above the Law” is a review of the laws regarding the admissibility of a defendant’s statements in a criminal trial. This CLE lecture reviews the constitutional rights relevant to this subject matter, specifically, the Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments. It will also explain Texas law regarding the admissibility of a defendant’s confession and the differences between Texas law and Federal Law in this area.

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Fundamental Issues of Traffic Stops

This CLE course will use search and seizure models so attorneys, who are unfamiliar in the 4th Amendment, can easily understand the fundamentals of the traffic stops. The class is separated into issues related to the officers' powers over occupants and occupants' rights. The second part focuses primarily on search doctrines related to the search of the vehicle itself.

General Credits
2
Price$100

Ethics & The Electronic Ages: Understanding Heightened Legal & Ethical Responsibilities

Law firms are struggling with how to guard against and respond to data breaches. Now that Ethical Rules of Conduct (and your specific State’s professional rules of conduct for lawyers) and the real risk of monetary and other penal impact to you truly exists, and the Rules (and other law) obligate you to take new and expansive steps to protect data, it is critical you appreciate your risk, and how to take steps to avoid data breaches, as well as how to handle and mitigate such breaches....

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

How to Start and Build out a Law Practice

This CLE presentation will provide a list of details as to what a lawyer ought to do to obtain and keep clients; specifications as to how to approach clients; how to meet new clients; what to say and focus in on during the initial meetings; necessary communication skills. This presentation will address adherence to ethical standards. The lecturer draws upon his 40+ years of experience on how to meet people with an eye toward making sure that they know you are a ready and available at...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Is a Contract Worth the Paper It’s Written On? Maximizing Protections by Drafting Great Contract Provisions

This CLE seminar helps the advanced lawyer identify and improve critical contract provisions in contracts. While this seminar utilizes the example of a Purchase and Sale Agreement, many of the contract provisions are capable of utilization in almost any contract. In this session, we discuss pre-contract negotiations (Nondisclosure Agreements or “NDAs,” Letters of Intent or “LOIs,” Term Sheets, etc.), and the common terms found in them, which terms necessarily overlap into the actual...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

COVID-19 & the Legal Community: How COVID-19 Has Pivoted the Focus of Lawyers & the Political Structure in the US

This CLE presentation focuses on the impact of Covid-19 on lawyers and legal practitioners. Covid-19 is a pandemic that has already infected roughly 4,802,491 people in the United States as of August 6, 2020, and claimed the lives of 157,631 people. This pandemic has created an unprecedented impact on lawyers and law practices, ranging from income, case prosecution, and networking to client reactions. During these uncertain times, we are currently fighting three pandemics: 1) Covid-19;...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Green Cards, Visas, & Naturalization During Covid-19 - Oh, My!

This CLE Presentation provides an overview of the employment-based green card and visa categories as well as the recent Executive Orders issued by President Trump. Topics covered in-depth include EB-1, EB-2 NIW and PERM-based green cards. Topics touched upon include employment-based visas which are not affected by the Executive Orders, including E, O, P, R, TN and certain J-1 visas, as those visas may be used in lieu of the prohibited green cards and visas while the Executive Orders are enfo...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Essential Strategies for Navigating Clients through Cannabis & Real Estate

In this CLE presentation we will address the current state of cannabis and the impacts of COVID with a specific lens on California. The CLE presentation will discuss the current and future temperament of local jurisdictions to permit cannabis businesses and the direct impact on real estate. How to best advise potential tenant and landlord clients with respect to lease provisions, ownership/financial interest amongst other key provisions. The panelists will discuss proposed enforcement legis...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Rethinking Harm in Personal Injury and Negligence Cases: Using Psychosocial Evaluations to Uncover Harm

Many attorneys, particularly in the fields of personal injury and medical malpractice, struggle to understand the injury their clients have suffered. In this course, attorney and forensic expert Mark Silver provides for the lawyer a useful and humanistic tool to better conceptualize and understand the harms that the client has suffered, such that the lawyer in question can advocate for the client in a more informed and holistic manner with a consideration for a broad range of harms that requir...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

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
1.5
Price$75

New Challenges For Brownfield Redevelopment: Emerging Contaminants

Just when every State in the Country has developed a Brownfield Cleanup Program to facilitate the remediation of contamination commonly found on former industrial sites for new uses, a new class on contaminants called “Emerging Contaminants” or “Forever Chemicals” is further complicating development of these sites. This CLE Presentation will: Review the benefits of Brownfield Cleanup Programs, including financial and liability release incentives; Discuss ongoing issues with Brownfield...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Nuts and Bolts of Family Immigration Petitions

A simplistic approach to understanding the intricacies of family based petition. This CLE Presentation will address the following: Who can sponsor whom; The process as it applies to different categories of sponsorship; Cost; and Timing. A discussion of various types of forms used, and when to use each form based on individual eligibility. These forms will be accompanied by the Instructions to guide you through the Family Immigration Petitions.

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Collections in the Age of Covid

We are living through incredible times. No one could have suspected on New Years’ 2020 that we would be facing a global pandemic that virtually shut down life as we know it. All too many businesses remain closed or are opening to a fraction of capacity. Many people remain out of work or working part-time. But what can you do if a business entity or person/consumer owes you money? Such receivables could wreak havoc on your own business and its future viability. Being the managing partne...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Aggressive Presentation of Medical Evidence, and Other Trial Tips from a Veteran Defense Lawyer

In this CLE presentation, a veteran personal injury defense lawyer shares his belief that jurors really try hard to do the right thing, and this means they base their decisions on the EVIDENCE. The case is made for aggressively calling treating doctors, nurses, and other medical providers to testify about critical chart entries bearing on liability, proximate cause, and damages. The benefit of getting medical evidence in through the original author versus an expert is discussed, as w...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Family Based Immigration

One of the most common ways for people to get a permanent resident status is through a family member. U.S. citizens and green card holders can help certain family members immigrate to the United States. This is a several-step process. The U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident files a family visa petition, then foreign national relative files an application to become a permanent resident. Each step involves different legal and factual issues that I will discuss today.

General Credits
1
Price$50

International Data Movement: Issue Spotting from Afar

In a global economy world, the movement of data has become second nature. Data passes hands and through countries often and quickly. However, organizations in charge of data management may have legal issues of concern when handling personal and client data. This CLE course is designed to provide a high level thought process and approach to identifying potential legal issues when advising clients or businesses in moving data from an origin country to a destination country.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Civil Rights Movements During COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know

With COVID-19 social distancing, high unemployment rates, #DefundPolice, the Black Lives Matter movement and the upcoming presidential election, tensions in the workplace are high. How can employers effectively address these tensions in workplace before they explode into chaos? This CLE presentation will provide best practices for handling civil rights movements that spill into workplace with the hopes of keeping the workplace safe and staying out of court.

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Advanced Construction Law for Attorneys: Beyond the Basics

Over 40 years of practice in the area of Construction Law have shown that there is a lot more to being a Construction Lawyer than handling contract claims. This CLE Course is designed to discuss various areas of the law that Construction Lawyers need to know in order to best serve their Clients and Companies. This CLE Presentation will take a quick look at handling of Claims and go into some of the nuances. Primarily, we will review other areas of the law, other than Labor Law, and g...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Bad Faith Insurance Law in California

An Introduction to bad faith Insurance Law in California. This CLE presentation will provide a summary of the basic principles to present and defend claims involving the wrongful denial of insurance benefits. California has developed its own body of case law and regulations that will be discussed and analyzed.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Family Law Basics

This CLE course addresses some of the basic issues that counsels in the family law arena will face when dealing with domestic relations cases. The course also encourages counsels to consider the importance of encouraging counseling between the parties, as well as to encourage married parties to consider remaining married when possible for the sake of their families and for the sake of themselves: many people do not consider the long term ramifications and financial implications of divorce, nor...

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Administrative Hearing Process Or Government Overreach

A system of justice has evolved in the United States where a fourth branch of government develops and enforces a variety of rules governing individuals, professionals and businesses. Administrative law tribunals conduct as many as ten times the number of hearings as Article lll courts conduct trials. This CLE presentation focuses on the process of defending an action against a professional license in Washington State. The curriculum will walk a party through an overview of the deve...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Ethics Primer: Privileges, Confidentiality And Conflicts Of Interest

What is the attorney client privilege? When does it apply? Can it be waived? Does it apply during an investigation? Does it apply to former employees? What about confidentiality? What is covered by the work product privilege? This CLE Lecture will discuss the basics, and subtleties, of the attorney client privilege, work product privilege, and confidentiality. It will also cover the identification, and avoidance, of conflicts of interest, including attorney disqualifications....

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

An Attorney’s Guide to IRS Practices and Procedures

This CLE course will review the basics of IRS Practice and Procedures. We will review the significance of the Notice of Deficiency and discuss a basic approach for meeting the requirements of the audit, appeal and Tax Court process. Various strategies for successfully and effectively representing your client in this process will be discussed.

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

This Isn’t Rocket Science! All You Need to Know About Filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition

Due to the recent climate, many practitioners will most likely find themselves face to face with a client who needs help filing a bankruptcy petition. This CLE class will cover the basic fundamentals and give the practitioner valuable guidance needed to file their first Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. If you are looking to add Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings to your business, this Bankruptcy 101 class is exactly what you need. We will cover essential bankruptcy practices and provide documents...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

An Inside Job: The L1 and EB1 Visas for Intracompany Transferees

The United States recognizes that no matter how many qualified American workers are out there, that sometimes multinational companies need people from within their own ranks to manage their businesses in the U.S., and so it created a few visa categories specifically aimed at incentivizing and facilitating the movement of high ranking managers and executives across borders. This CLE presentation will explain the basic requirements of these visa categories, how the categories have evolv...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Navigating the New Coronavirus Laws

This CLE presentation will discuss practical and legal considerations for employers as they begin their reopening process. We will review employers’ obligations under the new federal sick leave law, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. We will address safety considerations for employees returning to work. We will also take a look at possible lawsuits that may be on the horizon, and steps employers can take to protect their businesses.

General Credits
1
Price$50

The State Tax Man Cometh Knocking: South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. & the Rapidly Evolving State & Local Tax Environment

The Decision by the United States Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., has dramatically changed the state tax environment for businesses. State tax authorities have started aggressively pursuing out-of-state sellers and in many cases are applying their laws retroactively to tax periods prior to the Wayfair decision. Moreover, many states are not stopping at sales taxes and are expanding and changing the definitions of nexus in the areas of direct taxes including gross receipts, inco...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Balancing Free Speech against Disinformation: Discussing the DOJ’s Recommended Reforms to Section 230

Section 230 is the law that shields websites from liability for content posted by third parties. Over time, the immunities provided by the law have grown substantially. Is the benefit of a free, open internet that fosters innovation and creativity worth the tradeoff in terms of criminal activity and misinformation? This CLE course will review the origins of Section 230 to ensure practitioners have a solid understanding of why the law was enacted and what harms it was intended to protec...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Guiding Witnesses Through The Minefield of FINRA On-The-Record Interviews (OTRs)

One of the key Investigative Techniques used by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) are on-the-record interviews (OTRs). This CLE course will discuss in detail the dynamics of FINRA OTRs and how to properly prepare and represent witnesses during these proceedings. What is FINRA really trying to accomplish. What should the witness try to achieve and how can the witness avoid dangerous pitfalls.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Now I Know My SDKs: Legal Considerations for Use of Tracking Tech for Analytics & Advertising

This CLE program will explore privacy and advertising considerations around the use of Software Development Kits (SDKs) and related tracking technologies in your apps. We will explore all things SDK including: What are SDKs and how do companies use them for analytics, advertising, and other functionalities? Why are third party SDKs resulting in lawsuits and PR concerns? For example, Zoom’s use of the Facebook SDK led to legal claims. What type of notice and choice do SDKs require...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Dotting “I”s and Crossing “T”s: An Overview Guide of NYC Housing Law

New York City Housing Law litigation is strongly rooted in statutes. Failing to dot and “I” or properly crossing a “T” make prove fatal. In this course, the participant will be given an overview of many parts of housing litigation that is heavily impacted by statutory requirements. This CLE course is especially helpful if you are new to landlord-tenant litigation. If you are already a veteran the course also discusses the recent changes in housing law as codified in the June 2019 Hous...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Coronavirus, HIPAA, Telecommuting and Force Majeure: What Every Organization Needs to Know

Today’s webinar focuses on the ongoing issues associated with Coronavirus pandemic and its application to HIPAA, Telecommuting and Force Majeure provisions. The particular areas, which will be covered are as follows: (1) brief overview of the Coronavirus, quarantine and the allocation of resources from a bioethics perspective; (2) HIPAA – Privacy and Security Rule Requirements; (3) teleworker requirements; & (4) force majeure contractual provisions. At the end of this program, participan...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Cancellation Of Removal Part 2: For Certain Legal Permanent Residents

This CLE lecture "CANCELLATION of removal for certain Legal permanent residents" (Green Card Holders) focuses on a defense approach to dealing with certain Legal Permanent residents who are facing deportation due to a criminal violation of the terms of their status. This course will also focus on some of the root reasons why a permanent resident would be facing removal proceedings as well as the need to become a United States Citizen We will examine the necessary requirements and tips on how t...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Killer Depositions: Tactics, Tips, & Techniques That Can Make or Break Your Case

Depositions can make or break any fact-dependent case. It isn't enough to simply hope your adversary will say what you want, or hope that your own client will avoid putting his foot in his mouth. Careful planning can make a huge difference. In this lecture, Mr. Golden attempts to present a brief guide into some of the psychological and strategic issues involved in any deposition, as well as focus on some of the crucial portions of the CPLR and Uniform Rules that will help attorneys manage thei...

General Credits
2.25
Price$100

Pre-Trial Motions: 4th and 5th Amendment Violations

Pretrial Motions are the bread and butter for any Criminal Defense Lawyer. This CLE will address the most common issues that originate from Violations of the 4th and 5th Amendments. Familiarity with the issues and nuances will enhance any Criminal Lawyers Practice and Effectiveness.

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Make Sure Both Sides of the Story are Heard: Breaking Down a Domestic Violence Criminal Case

Attorney Mark Deniz, a former Domestic Violence Prosecutor will address how to break down a Domestic Violence Criminal Case. This CLE Presentation will provide you with the basics of a domestic violence case. You will learn what makes a criminal charge be classified as a DV case. You will learn the position of Domestic Violence Prosecutors and law enforcement. Finally, we will explore the Stages in a Domestic Violence case. We will end the video going over three case scenarios.

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Starting a Solo Practice

One of the great things about being a lawyer is that you don’t have to spend your life working for other people: you can always “hang out your shingle” and practice on your own. When you start your own law practice, you are an entrepreneur, and will face many of the same management challenges entrepreneurs face when starting new businesses. Like any entrepreneur, you will need to create business, marketing and operations plans to ensure that your enterprise will be successful. In this ente...

General Credits
2
Price$100

Medical Malpractice: Pick Your Cases Carefully

This CLE lecture will focus on the selection and review of potential medical malpractice cases. The importance of case selection and early review has a huge impact on the outcome of a medical malpractice case and has broader implications. Medical Malpractice cases are one of the few types of cases that require a certificate of merit prior to even being filed. As the injuries from Medical Malpractice are typically severe and the verdicts and settlements derived from these cases can be significa...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Intervention Strategies for Helping Legal Professionals

With the alarming prevalence of substance use and mental health disorders in the legal profession, it is imperative that we are all armed with the knowledge and insight of how to approach someone who may be struggling. Certain approaches yield greater results than others. While many of us have viewed the “Intervention” show on television, Johnson style interventions don’t typically produce excellent results. Language is key when approaching someone you care about and having them be able to “he...

Ethics Credits
1.25
Price$50

Non-Competes, Non-Disclosure (NDAs) and other Agreements that Regulate Employees’ Conduct

Every company owns valuable tangible and intangible assets that might be illegally appropriated by a disgruntled former or current employee. These assets can be protected by Restrictive Covenant agreements which include: “Non-Compete” and “Non-Solicitation” agreements Non-Disclosure agreements (“NDAs”) including “customer list” protection Trade Secret agreements Non-Disparagement agreements Agreements Covering Company Owned Intellectual Property Agreements to Return Company Owned T...

General Credits
2.5
Price$125

Restrictive Covenants and State Governments: A Discussion on Recent State Laws Modifying the Use of Noncompetes

This CLE program will discuss the recent trend amongst state governments to crack down on the use of non-competition agreements by businesses and employers. Recent laws have been passed by several states, and these laws differ widely in scope. The speaker will discuss how these laws modify the general standards regarding how businesses evaluate the use of restrictive covenants.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Hot Topics in Broadway Law: Attack of the Coronavirus

On March 12, 2020, all of Manhattan’s 41 Broadway theaters closed at once due to COVID-19, shutting down both long-running hits like Hamilton and Wicked and new plays and musicals. This CLE program explores the complicated legal issues facing the professional theater industry as a result of COVID-19, which involve temporary livestreamed theatrical programming, the role of unions, intellectual property protection, ongoing contractual obligations, insurance coverage policies, refunds for cancell...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

New Guidance for Re-Opening Your Workplace During COVID-19

Now that businesses are re-opening in the midst of COVID-19 and George Floyd outrage, there is a lot of confusion about employees rights upon return to work. Can I make my employees wear a mask? What should my employees do if looting starts in the workplace? Can I force my employee to get tested for COVID-19? What if my employee is too scared to come back to work? If you’re confused, this course will be helpful in better understanding an employer’s obligations when it comes to employee...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Re-Capturing the Family's Literary Jewels: Termination of Copyrights

Hold onto your seats on this one. It will surprise many of you and cause you to question long-held beliefs that a contract is a contract and that any law attempting to negate an agreement that constitutes a meeting of the minds, has been entered into consciously, in good faith, by all parties, and for valid consideration, can possibly be constitutional. (Well I have news for you. It can and it is). This CLE lecture is focused on what, even to entertainment industry professionals, mi...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Update in Arbitration Law

Arbitration law has undergone significant changes over the past year. This course will explain those changes, paying particular attention to staying or compelling arbitration, enforcing or vacating wards, non-party discovery and arbitration in the era of zoom. The course will present arguments against arbitration and present case studies in a variety of possible maneuvers that can be taken as well as explain the most recent considerations in arbitration law including that of non-party...

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Basics of Asset Protection

This CLE course will provide an overview of various asset protection strategies. First, we will discuss the benefits of insurance, gifting, and retirement planning in the asset protection context. Next, we will explain the benefits of single member LLCs and Charging Order Protection entities such as multi-member LLCs and Limited Partnerships. Finally, we will analyze and compare Domestic and International Asset Protection Trusts.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Hook, Line and Sinker: Tackling More Challenging Disability Cases

This CLE program will explore the benefits that are available to adults and children from the Social Security Administration that have a medical determinable impairment that prevents them from engaging in work activity or functioning for a period of 12 months or more. In particular, we will focus on the lesser known benefit options available including benefits for children, benefits for widow/widowers, benefits for disabled adult children and benefits for individuals with work history complica...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Small Business Reorganizations under New Subchapter V of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code

The purpose of this CLE program will be to discuss the changes to the new Subchapter V of the bankruptcy code and its impact on small business reorganizations. On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”), Pub. L. No. 116-54 (2019). Congress increased the cap to $7,500,000 for the next year as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act from $2,725,625.00. SBRA became effective on February 19, 2020. Thes...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Cannabis and the Workplace: Lessons for the Employer Regarding Hiring, Firing and Disciplinary Issues

This CLE program will explore legal standards and best practices regarding cannabis and the workplace. Included in this program is a discussion of the potential conflicts between Federal and State law. The panel will also examine issues related to medical marijuana and non-discrimination laws, recreational cannabis laws, drug testing standards, recommended company policies, and anticipated trends.

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

ERISA Claim Appeals

This CLE presentation will address Pre-litigation Appeals of benefit denials in ERISA cases which are generally considered mandatory. Claim appeals are also often the key to success or failure in litigation, yet they are often given insufficient attention both by claimants and plan administrators. This course will examine the origin and purpose behind claim appeals, the “rules of the road” (i.e., the Department of Labor’s regulations), and cases that have shaped how claim appeals are conducted...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Estate Planning and Coronavirus: Planning Considerations in a Time of Crisis

COVID-19 has made any type of long term planning seem even more complicated than it usual is, and given the inherent complexity of estate planning, the task can seem overwhelming. This CLE course will guide you through the various aspects of estate planning that may seem the most daunting including health care proxies, power of attorney, wills, trusts and beneficiary designations. The course will also specifically focus on the impact of the Coronavirus on this area and how it has already adapt...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Evolving Risks of COVID-19: Coverage Implications, Recent Litigation and the Legislative Landscape

The financial losses businesses throughout the US continue to suffer as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are unprecedented, with the true scope of loss yet to be realized. A high degree of uncertainty remains among business owners as to access to relief for COVID-19 related losses, including the availability of insurance coverage for loss of income under business interruption policies and other lines of insurance. The insurance industry has largely maintained that business interruption co...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Vaccine Law in the Time of COVID-19

This CLE course will give participants an overview of the main areas of law impacted by the public policy favoring vaccination, including: The regulation and administration of vaccines; Intellectual property protections for vaccines; Public and private vaccination mandates and their exemptions; Vaccination injury reporting requirements; Operation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation System. This presentation incorporates into each segment the impact of COVID-19, including varia...

General Credits
2
Price$100

Who Keeps the Cash? How the CARES Act Impacts Retirement Fund Distributions and Bankruptcy

This CLE course will provide an overview of the provisions of the Cares Act that relate to individual bankruptcies, retirement fund withdrawals and loans. Will my 'stimulus' check count against me in bankruptcy? The CARES Act Provides Additional Relief to Consumer Debtors in Bankruptcy. Can I avoid all penalties when taking funds out of my retirement account? Attorney Marteal Lamb answers all these questions and more in this course to explain how the CARES Act impacts retirement f...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Representing Real Estate Brokerage Firms and Brokers: Not for the Faint of Heart

This CLE presents a survey and overview of the many areas of law involved in counseling real estate brokers and representing them in different settings, from the courtroom to the board room, in litigation, collecting commissions, asserting and foreclosing liens, counseling, and on occasion defending claims of real estate broker misconduct. Drafting skills are described for the many agreements utilized by brokers. Points made are highlighted with real life war stories accrued over almost 4 de...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Social Security Disability Law Basics

Would you like to learn the basic nuts and bolts of a Social Security Disability claim? Are you ready to learn a new topic or add a new practice area to your existing law practice? This CLE course will cover the fundamentals of Social Security Disability administrative law. Includes an overview of the application process from claim filing through to administrative hearing and beyond to the claim payment and appellate process. Key administrative law regulations and caselaw will be referenced a...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

ERISA for Dummies

This CLE course presents an overview of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) – what is ERISA, what does ERISA encompass and what is excluded, how ERISA differs from other civil litigation, preemption issues, the ERISA “savings” clause, and remedies available under ERISA. While not intended to be an exhaustive seminar on the ins and outs of ERISA, the program will provide the non-ERISA practitioner with a basic understanding of ERISA and its impact on other areas of practice....

General Credits
1
Price$50

Mandatory Abuse Reporting for Oregon Attorneys

Oregon’s elusive education requirements for child and elder abuse reporting can be met in this one, exciting, thrilling, story-based CLE! So while this will certainly be less entertaining than the latest superhero blockbuster, we will use real life examples of what elder abuse and child abuse can look like to walk through what the problem looks like and what an attorney’s reporting responsibilities are.

General Credits
1
Price$50

The Basics Of Social Security Disability Under Titles 2 and 16 of the Act and Other Procedural Matters and Issues

This CLE course discusses relevant statutory and case law related to the United States Social Security Administration and the Social Security Act as well as two additional notes of recent regulatory change. This course will go over the history of the Nation’s Social Security Program with emphasis on the disability programs and procedures under Titles 2 and 16 of the Social Security Act. This Recent Regulatory change became effective on April 27, 2020. This CLE course will include an...

General Credits
2
Price$100

Acquisitions of Insurance Businesses

This CLE will address different ways to structure an acquisition of an insurance business, depending on variables such as the kind of business being acquired and the buyer’s business objectives. It will address specific provisions often included in contracts including industry- specific reps & warranties and closing conditions relating to regulatory approvals. This course will also address due diligence considerations, identifying regulatory approvals, preparation of filings, disclosure requ...

General Credits
1
Price$50

COVID-19: Business and Asset Protection

A coronavirus-induced recession is no longer avoidable—it is happening right now. Each recession brings with it declining sales, job losses, falling rents, and defaults on loans and leases. When a crisis hits, getting a head start matters and those who have prepared will fare better than those who have not. This engaging presentation on protecting assets from plaintiffs, lenders, creditors and the government will cover lessons learned from the financial crisis of 2008 that we can apply...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Protecting Your Brand During a Pandemic

Protecting your brand and reputation is always important. But when a pandemic makes compliance with use and filing deadlines impossible, cancels licensing opportunities, and all but closes the courts -- how do you inoculate your most valuable assets against harm? Listen as two of the country’s leading trademark and brand management lawyers provide tips for brand stewards managing in a time of crisis. Topics include: Navigating force majeure when obligations are made impossible by healt...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Cancelling Contracts Due to Pandemics: The Jewish and American Law Views

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented shutdown of the American economy. Contractual obligations typically provide security to individuals and businesses, who rely on the obligations and benefits set forth in agreements to plan for the future. But what happens when circumstances are so unusual that everyone's expectations are completely upended? This CLE will address the issue of contractual obligations in the wake of unforeseen circumstances, such as a global pandemic, from...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Practicing Law in a Pandemic: Remote Lawyering in the Age of COVID-19 PART II

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought sweeping changes to the way industries function both in the US and across the globe. As industries adapt to this new reality and the workforce learns to function remotely, risk assessment has changed as well. In the legal profession, that means a complete re-evaluation of confidentiality and client responsibility with a focus on risk management, client and staff communication and how to establish long and short term plans to effectively and successfully naviga...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

1031 Exchanges And The DST: What Attorneys Need to Know

This CLE program will discuss one of the tools owners of investment property can take advantage of, IRC section 1031! Over the course of this CLE program, we will review: The evolution of 1031 exchanges The impact of the most recent IRS Notice 2020-23 on active and upcoming exchanges The effect of COVID-19 on their deadlines The advantages of investing through Delaware Statutory Trusts

General Credits
2
Price$100

Practicing Law in a Pandemic: Remote Lawyering in the Age of COVID-19 Part I

The legal industry has dramatically changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. More and more law firms across the country (and the world) are instructing attorneys and staff to work from home. For many, this is a significant change from what daily practice used to look like and lawyers are being asked to quickly adapt. But as we move to remote work platforms, the risk of mishandling confidential information and violating important duties to clients increases. How do you manage the risks to...

Ethics Credits
1
Price$50

Show Me the Money! An Analysis of the Paycheck Protection Program in the CARES Act

Want to know the nuts & bolts of the Paycheck Protection Program loan provisions? This CLE course will address PPP within the Cares Act. Attorney Marteal Lamb will be discussing the requirements of the PPP & EIDL, how the PPP relates to law firms, the potential pitfalls, and the benefits it will provide. Topics include: Statutory conditions and procedure of loans Loan Provisions Deferral Assistance Penalties General information on statutory forgiveness eligibility requirements...

General Credits
2
Price$100

Advising Clients on Contractual Concessions Leveraging Force Majeure for COVID-19

This CLE session will highlight the use of force majeure clauses to obtain concessions for clients facing performance hardships due to COVID-19 and governmental mitigation measures. We will discuss the legal precedents addressing virus-related performance excuses and other analogous situations where courts have examined application of force majeure and similar defenses. You will leave with an arsenal of tools to weld in your negotiations on behalf of clients facing contractual termination or...

General Credits
1
Price$50

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Business Interruption: The Developing Rough Coverage Storm Ahead

The unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, both from social distancing and the necessity to close businesses has created a domino effect across industries. Without an end in sight, businesses are evaluating their insurance policies to determine applicable coverage. This CLE course will explain business interruption insurance, its requirements and benefits and the review first cases filed for coverage.

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

The Importance of Music and Media in the Health of Clients and Wards: A Primer for Probate Lawyers and Guardians

This CLE presentation will be heavily weighted on theory and research supplemented by patient cases and anecdotal observations to advance the major proposition of this paper. The course is designed to challenge and expand your thinking. Where the probate attorney is doing advanced planning, involved in any details regarding placement and funding of services for those cognitive deficits, or is acting as guardian, a working knowledge of the effects of music/media upon brain function is essentia...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Critical Legal Considerations for Healthcare Providers Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

This CLE course will cover the key legal issues that health care practitioners and facilities along the continuum of care should consider in developing both their short and long term response and recoveries from the COVID-19 pandemic. We will cover President Trump’s March 13th Declaration of a National Emergency and its impact on providers, waivers of certain CMS conditions of participation, Section 1335 Waivers, EMTALA guidance for COVID-19 patients, relaxation of certain HIPAA provisions, s...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Marijuana and Hemp: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

Over the last two decades, Marijuana and Hemp have been rebranded. Both have emerged as profitable industries in states that have fostered a conducive regulatory environments and investors have gravitated with cash in their pockets. As more states work towards marijuana legalization for either medical or retail purposes, many wonder when federal legalization will follow, if it does at all. Many states are also working to implement compliant hemp production programs under the USDA’s Domestic He...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

The New Discovery Law: Practical Impact In Criminal Practice

As of January 1, 2020, criminal discovery in New York has dramatically changed. These new laws place the burden on the prosecution to provide extensive discovery shortly after the arraignment. This lecture will provide an overview of the new discovery law, recent changes that were passed in the State Budget, examine how these changes have applied in criminal practice, and how to use this information most effectively for your clients.

General Credits
1
Price$50

COVID-19 & Real Estate Transactions

This CLE presentation will discuss how COVID-19 has affected real estate transactions in NY. Specifically, this presentation will cover: (I) Issues Facing Parties Already in Contract (i.e. delayed or cancelled appraisals, delayed commitment letters, delayed purchase applications and delayed closings), (II) New Negotiation Strategies for Buyers/Sellers Not Yet in Contract (i.e. outside termination dates, funding contingency language, general deadline extension language, no closing if...

General Credits
1
Price$50
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