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  • Professionalism: The Calling, Leadership, and Answering When the Bough Breaks

    All attorneys, in any practice, face adversity and difficulty. We can be placed in situations where our best choices can only come from our internal moral compass. The best way to delve into who we are and how we will respond to such complex decision-making is to examine other examples of others who had to also pass through a crucible. In this course, we’ll walk you through how a crisis places our own sense of civility and professionalism on trial. This CLE will include a PowerPoint... More Info

    $50
    1Professionalism
  • Criminal Law Considerations for Military and Veteran Clients

    Criminal law attorneys of all types often get phone calls from potential clients who are either active military service members or veterans. In this Course, we’ll walk you through what this means for purposes of their case. This CLE will include the following topics: jurisdictional considerations, dual civilian/military investigations, key personnel who may be involved, usage of military or veteran status in mitigation, military pretrial confinement, and more. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Oh How the Mighty Have Fallen: Crypto and the Federal Securities and Commodities Laws

    This CLE program covers the basics of the intersection between “cryptocurrencies” and the federal securities and commodities laws. The title of this program comes from Samuel 2, 1:19. Why this title is apt should be obvious to anyone knowing of recent events in the world of crypto. The program discusses the allegations against Samuel Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of a group of companies known as “FTX,” by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Com... More Info

    $50
    1.03General Credits
  • Legal Ethics: Reasonableness of Fees

    Someone at your firm is in charge of making sure that both legal professionals and other employees comply with the ethics rules. Some firms have ethics committees that do this work. Solos, of course, wear every hat under the sun, including the "ethics guru" hat. In small firms, too, many of you wear the "ethics guru" hat every day. So, for all of you who are in charge of making sure that your firm complies with the ethics rules, this presentation is for you. The presenters will de... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • The New Wave of Benzene Litigation: Class Actions

    Benzene personal injury litigation has been around for decades. The plaintiffs in the traditional cases have alleged that their use of solvents, paints, varnishes, and other petroleum-based products have caused them to develop blood cancers. Recently, benzene was found in deodorants, sunscreens, and other personal care products. Subsequently, consumer class action cases were filed in federal district courts in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, South Carol... More Info

    $50
    1.1General Credits
  • Attorney Professionalism: Staying Calm, Cool, and Collected

    How do I develop my professional persona? This CLE course will discuss practical tips for maintaining your cool, including effective communication verbal, and non-verbal during in-person interactions, Zoom hearings, other camera-ready events, and social media. Professionalism and respectful behavior are always required, whether you are addressing the Court, opposing counsel, Court personnel, or your clients. You only have one time to make an impression. Your reputation is key to a succe... More Info

    $50
    1.2Professionalism
  • Liberty’s Last Champion: The Validity of "Science" Evidence and Court Practice

    Some may think justice is a coincidence of the system, not a consequence of it. As counsel, we must warranty equal justice before the law. Science and common sense suggest solutions for some difficult special issues that arise in civil and criminal cases. DNA is one great example of a tool that can guard against false conclusions; but that can also mislead. We must know how to use good science and be wary of junk science. We must know Federal Rule 702 on expert testimony. W... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Weaponizing Rule 1.7 Against Insurance Defense Counsel

    Hundreds of thousands of times per year in all American jurisdictions, liability insurers agree to defend their policyholders against liability disputes and hires pre-approved panel of defense counsel to do two things: protect the insurer’s interests as potential indemnitor and represent the policyholder as a party to a liability dispute. Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.7 imposes on panel counsel six prongs of ethical prohibitions and permissions, each of which must be investigated and a... More Info

    $100
    2.02Ethics Credits
  • ESI in Criminal Proceedings: 4th, 5th and 6th Amendment Issues

    Electronic information is a common feature of criminal investigations and proceedings at both the State and Federal levels. That information is used in the commission of crimes and may be the focus of investigations and prosecutions. The collection and use of electronic information may implicate the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment, the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination, and the Sixth Amendment right of confrontation. This CLE presentation will pro... More Info

    $50
    1.05General Credits
  • Obtaining Discovery from Online Service Providers

    As claims for online misconduct are on the rise, it is crucial to understand how to obtain and preserve relevant information from service providers, who host a wealth of information about users. This CLE course will discuss the players, the type of information to be sought, and, critically, the length of time you have to obtain relevant digital evidence on behalf of your client. Traditional hard-copy document retention policies go out the window in the digital world so quick and decisi... More Info

    $75
    1.53General Credits
  • When One Door Closes: A Primer on Automatic Door Cases for the Premises Liability Practitioner

    It’s surprising how frequently doors cause injuries to patrons of businesses, patients at medical facilities, and residents of apartment complexes. The practitioner who is not familiar with the theories of liability in these cases can often get lulled into a belief that the building owner or store operator bears no responsibility for these injuries. This CLE course examines the nuts and bolts of handling an automatic door case for the personal injury practitioner. From initial intake,... More Info

    $50
    1.1General Credits
  • Asylum ABC's: What Attorneys Need to Know

    Whether you are new to immigration law or a seasoned practitioner, this course offers an overview of asylum law and also practical advice on helping a client make a successful asylum application. This overview offers the nuts and bolts of Asylum, ranging from general details such as the time frame to file an application to more specifically what is required to be proven in an application. We will also delve into the relevant immigration forms to be completed and examine how to ensure t... More Info

    $75
    1.7General Credits
  • Preventing Your Worst Tech Nightmare: Protecting Your Firm and Clients from Cybercriminals

    No one likes to think about the worst happening, but when it comes to your firm's technology, it's always better to be safe than sorry. That's why we're here to present Preventing Your Worst Tech Nightmare: Protecting Your Firm & Clients from Cybercriminals, a course that will help you protect your business and clients from the perils of cybercrime. This CLE course covers everything from cybersecurity myths that can cripple your business to attorneys' ethical obligations to be technical... More Info

    $50
    1.1General Credits
  • Challenging the Impermissible Use of Race in Jury Selection

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Curtis Flowers highlighted the fact that far too often prosecutors in our nation impermissibly use race when exercising peremptory challenges. This CLE presentation will provide criminal defense attorneys with the tools they need to fight against this unethical tactic. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Force Majeure: Constant Contingency In Turbulent Times

    Name your poison: Pandemic? War? Supply Chain Interruption? Government Decree? Regulatory Change? Riot? Weather? Internet Outage? Or what? This timely CLE explores Force Majeure from the practical perspectives of contractual verbiage or absence, qualifying events, transactional effects and contests, including the impact of common law, statutes and court decisions. More Info

    $50
    1.12General Credits
  • The Secure ACT: Five Key Considerations

    This CLE course will focus on five key considerations of the SECURE Act and how this law may affect your financial plan as an attorney. Some of the topics we will cover include: The new age requirements for RMDs Distribution options for beneficiaries Age limitations on traditional IRAs Flexibility around 529 plans Changes to rules around retirement distributions for births and adoptions More Info

    $50
    1.05General Credits
  • Criminal Defense Appeals

    This CLE course, presented from the perspective of a criminal defense attorney, focuses on appeals to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeal. The course takes a practical approach to approving an attorney’s chance of success by addressing how issues are framed, the use of key phrases, statements of facts and procedural history as well as other style elements. The course will also address the importance of oral arguments and how to address questions, both valid and not, presented... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Hot Topics in Employment Law Since #MeToo

    The #MeToo movement has been a transformational groundswell that rolled out from breaking news several years ago. The bombshell exposé published by The New York Times brought to light decades of sexual harassment, discrimination and abuse by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, launched the movement and has led to dramatic social and legal change. Following the Weinstein exposé, #MeToo roared across social media platforms, onto the streets and into the courtrooms, as countless individuals share... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Transnational Legal and Cultural Issues Arising when Doing Business Internationally

    This CLE course covers issues of concern when documenting transactions which must satisfy more than one legal system (transnational transactions). This will be clarified with examples of American businesses doing business in China. The course emphasizes the need to understand and interpret laws and regulations in the context of the culture of the place where business is being conducted. Since a lawyer must document the business concerns of the parties, understanding those concerns a... More Info

    $50
    1.2General Credits
  • Questioning Techniques for Depositions: To Question, Or Not To Question, That Is The Question

    Taking a Deposition is both a science and an art. While so few know how to take great depositions, even fewer receive the kind of training that is needed to ask the right questions. In this 90 minute live video session, you will learn the most sophisticated of techniques in how to draft questions that will make any deposer a true star. You will learn innovative information techniques, what documents (in a prioritized fashion) are most useful in crafting questions, how to make a comp... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Estate Planning for Attorneys Who Help Business Owners

    The purpose of this course is to prepare estate planning attorneys to serve clients who own small businesses as part of comprehensive estate planning. Estate planning for business owners goes far beyond a will. Business owners must address operations, customers, employees, vendors, licenses, leases, and other matters as part of their plan. This CLE course will help the attorney manage client expectations and manage the expectations of the other players involved in the estate planning p... More Info

    $75
    1.6General Credits
  • A Primer on Trademarks: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

    In today’s digital world, trademark protection is increasingly critical and complex. This fascinating CLE course will delve into the issue of trademark and over all of the basics issues needed to understand and protect trademarks. The course will explain what trademarks are, review the different types, and explain which terms or images are registrable, the benefits to registered trademarks and how to best prevent infringement. The registration process and available resources will also... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Counseling Real Estate Brokers on Common Legal Mistakes

    This CLE presentation summarizes many typical broker problem areas (and lawsuits), and offers suggestions to practicing attorneys on how to prepare their broker clients to do business in the best, and most professional manner, while arming those brokers to protect themselves as legal issues arise. The presentation covers misrepresentation, dual agency, conflicts of interest, multiple offer scenarios, handling escrowed funds, and of course, protecting the broker's right to compensation... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Reasonable Accommodations for Employees Religious Beliefs Under Title VII

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act requires that employers accommodate the religious beliefs of their employees pursuant to. Ensuring that employers understand the meaning of this and how to ensure legal compliance is no easy task. This informative webinar will provide an in-depth understanding of what Title VII requires for religious accommodations, how the interactive process under Title VII differs from the ADA interactive process and what some of the legal pitfalls that can derail a... More Info

    $50
    1.05General Credits
  • Understanding Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases

    This CLE course will explain how to identify and evaluate nursing home cases, including the rules that should be applied to these cases, both federal and state related, as well as how to differentiate standard personal injury cases. The course will also present methods, tips and strategies to persuasively present nursing home cases in court. More Info

    $75
    1.7General Credits
  • What Every Practitioner Needs to Know about Property and Business Interruption Appraisals: A Unique ADR Forum

    Recent catastrophic events such as hurricanes, wildfires, and the global pandemic have spotlighted important insurance coverage protecting property and business interruption. Previous courses I presented have provided insight into the coverage terms and conditions that apply, and the process by which catastrophic claims should be managed and submitted. But what happens when a property or business interruption claim cannot be settled? This course answers the question. Some might think... More Info

    $50
    1.05General Credits
  • "Sweat Equity" in Small Businesses and Venture Startups: The Legal and Tax Issues

    When a startup or small business first launches, it is easy to issue shares (almost) tax-free to the company founders. When a shareholder or LLC member receives shares in exchange for his or her labor, or “sweat equity,” the legal and tax issues are a bit more complicated. In this fast-paced, entertaining presentation, you will learn: whether “sweat equity” workers should be treated as employees or independent contractors; the use of restricted stock, options, warrants and other equ... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Handling Current Legal Ethical Issues

    This CLE course will address practical ethical issues that lawyers face as they work remotely during a pandemic, as well as when discussing personal legal matters with work colleagues. We will also examine recent examples of attorneys acting as “over”-zealous advocates for their clients, and some recent examples of what happens when lawyers behave badly. Topics include: Working Remotely Discussion with Colleagues about Personal Legal Matters “Over”-Zealous Advocacy Lawyers Behavi... More Info

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • The Intersection of Cannabis Law, Real Estate, and Local Government Policy

    When most attorneys think of cannabis law, they think regulatory, transactional, maybe even some litigation and M&A, but what most don't realize is that one of the most challenging parts of the cannabis industry is real estate. All cannabis business licenses are tied to a piece of real estate, and the state and local regulations that dictate what properties are permissible for cannabis businesses vary greatly. Between local land use, real estate transactions, complex sale leaseback a... More Info

    $50
    1.03General Credits
  • How to File Successful Non-Immigrant O and E Visa Petitions and EB-1, EB2-NIW and PERM-based Green Card Petitions

    This CLE presentation will cover the following visa petitions: E (Investors and Traders from countries with treaties with the US), O-1A (Athletics, Business, Education and the Sciences) and O-1B (Artists, and those in Motion Pictures & TV). This presentation will also cover the following “green card” petitions: EB-1A (Extraordinary Ability in the Arts, Athletics, Business, Education and Sciences) ; EB-2 NIW (Advanced Degree Professional or Exceptional Ability in the Arts, Sciences or B... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • From NFTs to Andy Warhol to New Legislation: Current Developments in Copyright Law

    Do NFTs really raise new copyright law issues? This CLE course features a panel of seasoned speakers who will explain why they do. What is the Supreme Court going to do with the Warhol case? Is there a circuit split in the embedding cases heading for the Supreme Court? Don't miss this annual summary of developments in case law and legislation for a concise presentation on these and other topics. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits

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