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  • 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
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1.5General Credits
  • New Marijuana Legislation & Vehicular Search & Seizures: Lingering Odor Of Marijuana as Probable Cause & Residue

    This course is intended to provide tools with which criminal defense attorneys can, under the New NYS Marijuana Legislation, the “Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act", utilize from its new search and seizure protections regarding alleged odor of marijuana as alleged probable cause to conduct a vehicle search. We will focus particularly on the recent case of In the Matter of POLICE DEPARTMENT v. XAVIER J. WILLIAMS; Joan R. Salzman, Administrative Law Judge, which retroactively applied... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Defending Motions to Dismiss and Objections to Discharge Under Chapter 7 United States Bankruptcy Code

    Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code provides a fresh start for most debtors. A bankruptcy discharge under this Chapter relieves Debtors of any legal obligation to repay any and all debts listed in the schedules. However, not everyone qualifies for a Chapter 7 discharge and not all debts are subject to discharge. This CLE lecture will review each statutory exception to discharge and discuss strategies for defending objections filed by creditors and the US Trustee. More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Complexities of Acquiring Control: Where the Fed’s Control Rule Meets Other Regulatory Definitions

    The Federal Reserve finalized revisions to its approach for determining whether one company has control over another for purposes of the Bank Holding Company Act and the Home Owners’ Loan Act, as amended. While in many respects the final rule codified the Fed’s existing control standards, it also introduced new concepts and raised critical questions about the industry should implement the rule in practice. Over the last two years the industry has grappled with how to apply these revisi... More Info

    $75
    1.5General 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
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Hero-at-Law: The Law and Practice of Representing Comic Book Creators and Publishers

    In this CLE course, we present an overview of the comic book industry over the past two years, highlight new areas of litigation and transactional work, and provide the fundamentals of representing comic book industry clients. We will explore the pros and cons of AI-generated works and myriad new cases impacting the comic book and graphic novel publishers and the attorneys who represent them. More Info

    $125
    2.75General Credits
  • 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
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Know What Evidence You Have and How to Use That Evidence at Trial

    In order to persuade the factfinder, whether judge or jury, a trial lawyer, whether it’s a civil or criminal trial, must not only uncover the evidence that proves or disproves the cause at issue, but consider how this mixed question of fact and law may result in the evidence being admitted to have any effect on the outcome. Mark Twain once said that the person who expects to get up when giving a dinner speech and have that moment of inspiration as one rises does not understand the nee... 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
  • Ethical Considerations When Responding To Lozada Complaints

    Immigration is a rewarding practice area with a collegial group of practitioners. While immigration law is among the most complex, a great benefit is colleagues who generously share their knowledge and experience with one another. This makes it even more difficult when one lawyer must prepare and file a disciplinary complaint against another in order to zealously represent their client under the requirements of Matter of Lozada. While most training on the subject focuses on filing a... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Effective Mediation: What the Mediator Needs to Know to Resolve Your Case

    The latest statistics indicate that well over 95% of all civil cases settle before trial. Mediation is an effective tool that contributes to this high pretrial resolution. This CLE course is designed for beginners and seasoned attorneys to assist in streamlining written and oral presentation at mediation, and getting key information in front of your mediator. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • PFAS: The New Contaminant of Enormous Concern

    This CLE lecture will discuss the regulation of a new variety of contaminants, PFAS chemicals, also known as “forever chemicals.” As technology evolves, so must the law. We will discuss PFAS chemicals in the context of the federal and state drinking water regulations, with New York State currently having adopted the strictest of standards. This will include a discussion on the difficulties public water suppliers face in having to achieve these standards. We will also explore th... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1.25General 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
  • How Not to Lose Your Case at a Plaintiff’s Deposition

    This CLE course will cover the unique pitfalls of defending a plaintiff at their deposition. The presenter will act like a defense lawyer honing in on the potential weaknesses and problems that can arise at a deposition, and endeavor to help the viewer recognize them and overcome them to achieve success. The course will also touch upon his primary goals when for preparing for, and deposing defense witnesses. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1.5General 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
  • Customs and Import Procedures and Classifications

    This CLE course provides an overview of one specific aspect of the international buy-sell transaction, namely the legal mechanics of importing goods into the United States. We will begin with the framework that establishes the principal importation rules, which is the treaty creating the World Trade Organization (and its predecessor, the GATT or General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade). This overview will cover the key elements of the treaty: the most favored nation principle; national... 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
  • Must Know Rules of Evidence

    Whether your cases go to trial or settle short of trial, there are rules of evidence that are essential to your case. This CLE course will highlight the key rules of evidence and demonstrate their practical usage from complaint investigation through the trial process. It is a program that will provide insight for a range of practitioners from newly minted lawyers to seasoned litigators. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • They Said What! Handling Multiple Consistent or Inconsistent Statements in Criminal Cases

    Criminal cases are challenging. If you’re reading this course description, you already know this. Advocates championing their cause must navigate complicated overlapping laws, procedures, and people. This CLE course surveys how witness statements during investigations and prosecutions must be handled by lawyers representing their clients. Specifically, this CLE takes a case in chronological order from investigation to trial, identifying several best practices that prosecutors and d... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Managing Your Client’s Series A Offering of Securities: A Step by Step Guide

    A startup or early-stage company goes through a number of informal financing rounds involving company founders, friends and family members, and local angel investors. But if the company’s business plan is successful, it will be ready for its first round of venture capital, known as the “Series A Round” or “Series A Offering”. In this fast-paced, entertaining CLE presentation, you will learn the steps involving in managing a Series A offering of securities, including: reviewi... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Sports Law: New World, New Challenges

    This CLE presentation will discuss the major legal issues, changes and trends in an area of rapid change. Aimed for a general audience, it will discuss a broad array of issues, from the court rulings point to a growing professionalization of college athletes through name, image and likeness agreements and the increasing role that school boosters are playing. In addition, the presentation will cover updates regarding Covid and sports, new labor agreements, and updates on antitrust law.... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • ADA, ADAAA and EEOC Regulations

    Perhaps the most difficult law to understand and ensure legal compliance with is the ADA and the ADAAA. Moreover, the EEOC has issued extensive regulations to ensure legal compliance. This CLE program will ensure that you understand the legal ins and outs of this law, how to know what constitutes a disability within the meaning of the ADA and how to recognize when an employee has requested a reasonable accommodation. This CLE will provide the answers to your most difficult AD... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • ADA: Reasonable Accommodations and the Interactive Process

    The ADA is one of the most complicated and legalistic employment laws out there. This CLE will ensure that employers better understand the legal compliance obligations under the ADA including engaging in the interactive process when an employee has requested a reasonable accommodation. Making sure you get the interactive process correct is tricky for employers. What questions can you ask and what medical documentation can you request. How do you even know if an employee meets the d... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Intermittent FMLA: Understanding an Employer's Obligations

    The FMLA is complicated enough but perhaps the most difficult part of the FMLA is understanding intermittent and reduced schedule leave. This informative CLE will provide you with tips to understand the ins and outs of taking intermittent and reduced-schedule FMLA leave and how to ensure compliance with the law. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the FMLA and what it requires to avoid legal liability for violation of the FMLA. What you will learn: Learn that FMLA can be ta... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Managing FMLA Leaves of Absence

    Understanding leave of absences is difficult but understanding the FMLA can be overwhelming. It is legalistic and complicated. This CLE course on leave of absences and FMLA Compliance will provide you with a step-by-step guide to understanding the requirements set forth in the FMLA relating to leave of absences. It will also provide a step-by-step plan of action for when employees are out on a leave of absence to ensure legal compliance. Just a sampling of the many practical... 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
    1General Credit
  • Care and Feeding of the Class Action Plaintiff

    Attorneys without the experience for a leadership role in class action litigation may find themselves representing a plaintiff who seeks to serve as a class representative. Class actions differ in many important ways from individual client litigation. In this CLE presentation, attorneys will learn to better advise their clients about the process, prepare them for their responsibilities, and to more effectively interact with class counsel in leadership roles through the process.... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Citizenship and Residence: Prerequisites to Extra Territorial Taxation

    An examination of the various (jurisdictional) bases for imposing tax on the extra-territorial income of persons with an emphasis on natural persons; the meanings ascribed to the various different bases under the Code, some State statutes, some countries; residence status for tax treaty purposes; dual residence; acquisition of status and planning therefor; relinquishment of status and planning therefor; expatriation meaning and departure tax enforceability and planning. The syllabus wi... More Info

    $75
    1.5General 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
    1.5General Credits
  • Criminal Defense of #MeToo Cases

    Experienced sex crimes defense attorneys and former federal prosecutors discuss the nuances of sex crimes trial defense during the #MeToo era. The speakers will discuss unique criminal defense aspects to consider during the investigative, pre-trial, trial, and post-trial phases of a sex crimes case. Highlights include: strategy concerning use of experts, discussion of confessions and inculpatory statements of the accused, cross-examination of alleged sex victims, and other strategies a... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1General Credit
  • The Hatch Act and Politics in the Federal Workplace

    This CLE course provides guidance to Attorneys who work for Federal agencies, and addresses the thorny issues related to partisan politics and Federal employment. The Hatch Act (codified in 5 U.S.C. 7321 - 7326) was passed and signed into law in 1939 as the "Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities," so these issues have clearly been around for over 80 years, and yet they still prove challenging for Federal supervisors and attorneys to this day. In an era off particularly divisive enviro... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • "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
  • Post Disaster Insurance Resolution

    Individuals who lost their home or business in a disaster are faced with so many decisions! Attorneys can help property owners in the insurance claim process by understanding the many opportunities and challenges on the pathway of restoring their property and their livelihood. This CLE presentation will dive into the details of recovery in an insurance claim setting, including claim terminology, replacement cost estimating, and construction issues. Equipped with this knowledge... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Criminal Dog Bite Cases for Law Enforcement, Animal Control, Prosecutors and Judges

    Criminal cases in dog attacks are important in preserving public safety. Anyone can be bitten by a dog and the results can be catastrophic. The roles of law enforcement, public safety & animal control officers and prosecutors are essential in keeping a community safe from reckless dog owners and stray dogs. A former prosecutor shares the secret in these unique cases. More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Prepping Clients for Depositions in Federal Cases

    This CLE course is intended to instruct newer attorneys on the proper preparation of a witness called to testify as a client representative pursuant to F.R.C.P. 30(B)(6). Attendees will be instructed on the proper purpose of a deposition, preparation of witness testimony, and document review in preparation for a deposition. Participants will also be instructed on biochemical stress reactions to warn deponents of prior to depositions. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Crossing State and International Lines for Discovery and Enforcement of Judgments

    Since the rise of modern commerce, the need to cross jurisdictional boundaries for discovery during litigation, and the enforcement of judgements arising therefrom, has existed. This CLE course provides an historical overview of the development of this issue in the Western world as well as practical resources for the United States practitioner to effectively cross state and international boundaries when necessary, in the zealous representation of their client. A general underst... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Diversity and Race in Jury Selection

    This course will take a historical look at diversity and race in jury selection and how “all-white juries” have led to infamous miscarriages of justice throughout the years. We will also examine how the Supreme Court has addressed racial discrimination in jury selection from the 1880s to present day, and how various courts have recently addressed this issue. Lastly, we will look at what states across the country are currently doing to limit racial discrimination in jury selecti... More Info

    $50
    1.25Elimination Bias
  • 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
  • War Crimes, Sanctions & The War In The Ukraine: A Review Of The Legal Aspects Of The Current War & The Laws That Apply

    During the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russian authorities and armed forces were accused of committing war crimes by carrying out both deliberate attacks against civilian targets and indiscriminate attacks in densely populated areas. The Russian military allegedly exposed the civilian population to unnecessary and disproportionate harm by using cluster munitions – a type of weapon that is prohibited by 110 states because of its immediate and long-term danger to civilians– and by firing other... More Info

    $100
    2.25General Credits
  • Handling Liens in Personal Injury Cases

    This CLE course is designed to present an overview of the “leeches” on every personal injury case – the statutory lien. It is suitable for the experienced and novice practitioner and will approach the issue generally rather than state specific. Though many liens are mentioned, the course will concentrate on the ones most encountered in typical practice: ERISA, Medicare and Medicaid. A topical outline will be provided as well as reference to a very practical book on the topic th... More Info

    $50
    1.25General 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
    1General Credit
  • In the Beginning... and Before: Ethical Considerations at the Outset of Representation

    This is a two part lecture discussing the professional responsibilities of an attorney prior to representation. The first part of the lecture will discuss solicitation and barratry including ambulance chasing, rules of professional conduct, consequences, and enforcement. The second part will be a discussion on the importance of engagement letters, what they need to contain, and how they can be used to reduce the risk of malpractice claims. More Info

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Implicit Bias: “I’m Not Like You…Except That I Am”

    This CLE program, presented by a Trial Lawyer, Mediator, and Life Coach, is designed for lawyers and will discuss the following topics: (1) Explore case studies to improve your understanding of bias in law; (2) Dovetail the elimination of bias and prejudice into that perceived need; and (3) Facilitate reframing those common “caveman-esque” reactions in a light-hearted tone with respect for all folks and trains of thought. Unlike more confrontational and/or high-conflict, stres... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Current Trends in Asylum Cases: The Asylum Officer Rule

    A few days ago, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice began implementing a new rule to quickly grant asylum to applicants who are subject to expedited removal and who are eligible for asylum, and to promptly remove those who are not. This new rule seeks to streamline the asylum process and lighten the load of the overburdened immigration courts. Only time will tell if the rule will achieve its goals. We will review the new mechanism, focusing on due process... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • DUI 101: The Road to the Best Possible Outcome in a DUI Case

    This CLE presentation covers the basics of a California DUI case. The presentation covers the following: Dealing with a client who is facing DUI charges, the different hats of a DUI advocate, and the structure of how to examine and break down a DUI investigation. We then go into dealing with the DMV. Finally, we discuss strategies for DUI defenses and favorable dispositions. This course is good for someone who is considering taking on DUI matters. More Info

    $50
    1.25General 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
  • Five Steps to Protect Your Firm from Catastrophic Cyber Attacks

    In this CLE program, you will learn the 5 critical steps needed to protect your law firm and client data from malicious cyber attacks. These crucial steps will dramatically increase your overall security stance and will lessen the chances of you becoming a victim to cybercriminals. Cyber attacks are on the rise and every business is at risk. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • What You and Your Clients Need to Know About the USPTO’s Post-Registration Audit

    Removing “deadwood” (registrations for marks that are not in use in commerce) from the Trademark Register has become an increasingly important priority for the USPTO in recent years. A few years ago, the USPTO instituted a permanent post-registration audit program by which it requires trademark registrants who file a Declaration of Use to submit proof of use for two additional items in each class, beyond the product for which a specimen is submitted. This webinar will teach you about th... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property and Valuable Data Through the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

    Bringing a civil action under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act requires knowledge and understanding of the statute and its legal requirements. This course will review your ability to bring a civil action under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and will also offer a review of its scope, legal requirements, and the Supreme Court’s recent interpretation of the statute in Van Buren v. U.S. The course will also present tips, strategies and alternative causes of action to protect your data f... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Legal Ethics in Tax Practice

    Lawyers generally understand that tax is a niche practice area with unique characteristics. The distinguishing factors include not only the technical aspects of the discipline, but also the way practitioners need to mind ethical standards. On top of the ABA Model Rules and the ethics codes of the individual states, tax lawyers also answer to IRS Circular 230. They also must navigate the various penalties set forth in the Internal Revenue Code. For opinion practice, tax attorneys look t... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Defending DWAI Drug Cases

    This CLE course is intended to provide tools with which NY criminal defense attorneys can digest and attack the evidence utilized in DWAI drug cases. We are seeing an increase in the inflexibility of prosecutors to offer standard reductions in DWAI drug cases which requires more of these cases to proceed to hearings and a trial. The speaker will discuss blood test results and how to use them to affirmatively attack the People’s case. Additionally, we will dissect the drug recognitio... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Psychedelics: A Selection of Trending Legal and Legislative Issues

    Psychedelics are appearing with consistently greater frequency in the popular media with projections that they will launch a new era in mental health care. Stories about the flow of investments into start-ups intending to take psychedelics through the federal drug approval process appear side-by-side with stories about the movement of state legislation intended to decriminalize psychedelics or create licensed psychedelic treatment centers. This CLE program will examine what psychedelic... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Uses of an Economist to Prove and Rebut Proof of Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case or Wrongful Death Case

    This presentation is practice-oriented especially for attorneys litigating personal injury and/or death cases in any jurisdiction. It delivers practical information about whether an attorney should retain an economist, how to find an economist, a description of the factual and other information an economist will need, the work product(s) of an economist and a direct examination of an economist. The presentation will be comprehensive in scope, discussing the various components... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Navigating E-Discovery and Its Emerging Trends

    This CLE course will review some of the emerging trends in e-discovery including the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The course will include an in depth review and practical tips when dealing with issues relating to the inadvertent or intention destruction of electronic data. We will also discuss some of the emerging trends that practitioners encounter such as the expanding volume of data and the sophistication of analytics, Technology Assisted Review, and AI. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Cutting Through the Noise: A Primer on Title VII Protections, Sexual Harassment, Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

    In light of the plethora of sexual harassment and racial discrimination incidents we hear about in the media, this course has been developed to cut through some of the misconceptions surrounding the legal aspects of these matters and provides key information about legal responsibilities relating to workplace practices. This is an ideal primer for newer attorneys or those who do not practice in the employment law arena. We will cover the basic protections against discrimination in the w... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • 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
  • Building a Successful Solo Mergers and Acquisitions Practice

    This CLE program will focus on the tools needed to add a successful mergers and acquisition practice in your firm.. Take a step-by-step look at key issues including: what is an M&A practice, flowcharts, checklists, practice tips, software suggestions and client management hints. More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • The Ethics and Art of Settlement at Mediation

    This course will focus on the best way for attorneys to benefit from mediation, including presentation, psychology, strategy and the moves that help to get the best results. The course will examine the mediation process and how ethical behavior can ultimately lead to success. The presenter will share his personal views regarding the relevant American Bar Association Model Rules for Attorney Conduct. Having extensive experience representing, both plaintiffs and defendants, the speaker i... More Info

    $35
    0.75Ethics Credit
  • An Introduction to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics

    This is an introductory course for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. This CLE course will cover the client intake and evaluation process, basics of preparing a petition, the importance of asset investigation, and pitfalls to avoid. The course will also cover common issues that arise during and after the bankruptcy. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Issues To Consider When Drafting Construction Contracts

    This CLE course will provide insight as to the Issues that should be considered when drafting Construction Contracts. The topics discussed are as follows: Drafting Construction Contracts, Mechanics Liens, Termination, Delay Damages, Liquidated v actual damages, Change Orders, Material escalation costs, Insurance and Bonds, and Dispute resolution. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Understanding The Collateral Consequences of a DWI Conviction and Properly Advising Your Client

    This CLE lecture is focused on assisting attorneys navigate DWI law and effectively represent their clients. At the outset, this presentation will discuss the potential consequences for a motorist with an out-of-state DWI conviction. We will discuss the importance of completing the alcohol education program and the appropriate time to have your client enroll. We will examine the impact of refusals and administrative suspensions. Finally, we will review the travel restrictions due to a... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Securing Social Security Disability Benefits

    As technology moves forward in an ever-changing world we must not only adapt as individuals but also as attorneys. Securing benefits through the Social Security Administration has moved onto the world wide web allowing representation of clients nationally. This CLE program will discuss the entire process today delving into what makes a successful case and the best way to present the facts that matter. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Cyber Security Compliance Trifecta: Recent Revisions to Three Important Security & Privacy Standards

    Cybersecurity compliance concerns have emerged as a forefront issue for both large and small enterprises. Revisions of three important standards or requirements were published recently and will have far reaching cybersecurity compliance implications. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released Spec. Pub 800-53 (Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations), the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council published PCI-DSS 4.0, and... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Remove The "Stress" From Removal Defense: Practice Before The Federal Immigration Courts

    Practicing before the federal immigration courts, known as "EOIR" for short, can often be very stressful for attorneys. Not only must attorneys keep up with the near-constant change in immigration law itself, but with the nearly as volatile policies and procedures of the Courts themselves. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Courts have gone through a major procedural transformation, including the introduction of electronic filings on the ECAS system. However, removal defense before... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Legal Ethics: Dos and Don’ts for Attorney Advertising

    This CLE program will discuss the ethics rules as they relate to the oft-confusing issues of lawyer marketing, advertising and solicitation. What’s the right balance of advertising, social media, video and client engagement to grow your practice. What’s the difference between and advertisement and a solicitation and why does it matter? Can I practice under a Trade Name? Learn how to best comply with the rules and review the latest ethics opinions. More Info

    $100
    2Ethics Credits
  • Basics of Patents: Are You Protected? Fundamentals of US Patents and Inventorship

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Advanced 1031 Exchange Topics: Reverse and Improvement Transactions

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Split-Dollar Life Insurance Planning After the Levine Case

    A recent Tax Court case gave a resounding victory to the taxpayer who had pursued what some might view as an aggressive split-dollar life insurance plan to minimize estate taxes. Estate of Marion Levine v. Commr. 158 T.C. No. 2, This CLE will set the stage with a review of split-dollar planning then analyze the case. This follows prior cases that held against other taxpayers using similar techniques. Understanding what the taxpayer did right in the Levine case, and how that contrasts t... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • The Federal and Environmental Agenda: 1 Year Into The Biden Administration

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Section 230: Kings of the Internet

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ethics “Gotchas” That Every Estate Planners Must Know

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

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices: “I’ll Know It When I See It…”

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Successful Negotiations in Presidential History

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

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Legal Liability of The Cruise Industry for COVID-19 Related Injuries and Deaths of Passengers and Crew

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • How Defense Attorneys Can Effectively Use The Stand Your Ground Law To Win Criminal Cases

    This CLE will provide an overview of Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law and will inform attorneys how they can use the law to their client’s benefit. The CLE will cover the history of the statute and the current state of the law. The presentation will also provide an overview of stand your ground motion hearings. Finally the presentation will provide a real world example of how the statute was used successfully in a recent homicide trial. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ideas to Cash: Guiding Creative Clients In Monetizing Their Inventions and Other Creations

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

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Maritime Law: Personal Injury and Property Damage in Small Boat Cases

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

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Guardianships Across Jurisdictions: Basic Considerations For the Attorney Practitioner

    The Uniform Laws Commission (ULC) aimed to make the guardianship process easier to understand for both attorneys and those that need to comply with the rules. 46 out of 50 states have adopted most, if not all, of the rules. The ULC updated provisions including, inter alia, (1) property management protections, (2) provisions related to minors subject to guardianship, (3) improvements to compliance for limited guardianships, (4) new protections to prevent exploitation, (5) rights to vi... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • The Ethics of Law Firm Management: Now More Than Ever

    So you want to hang out your own shingle and open your own law practice? Or do you want to join with another lawyer or several lawyers and open a law firm? Do you think running a law practice is easy? Opening is easy, managing and running the practice is more difficult. This course will go over the Rules of Professional Conduct and the ethical considerations you must follow to be a lawyer and to run a law practice. Lawyers are held to a higher standard than a regular business-person, y... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Asset Protection for Cryptocurrency

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Lost in Translation The Pitfalls of Obtaining Testimony Across Boundaries of Language, Culture and Class

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

    $175
    3.75General Credits
  • Walk Away With The Check: How To Win A Business Divorce Case

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

    $100
    2General Credits
  • E-Discovery’s Emerging Ethical Challenges

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

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • A Search for Perfection: Fundamentals of UCC Article 9

    Article 9 of the UCC contains a dense set of technical rules relating to secured transactions, all of which can be challenging to unwind. This course is intended to provide a general survey of some the key ideas concerning Article 9, outlining concepts that attorneys should know. Taking a practical approach to exploring Article 9, delving into the fundamentals, from the definition of secured transactions to potential remedies from defaults incurred under the statute. This CLE C... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • GRAT and Valuation Planning After CCA 202152018: What Practitioners Need to Know

    CCA 202152018, released on December 30, 2021 has critical impact on grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs). The CCA addresses a common valuation challenge: what consideration should be given to a potential sale in valuing an asset? Often there is a long continuum from: no sale, to discussions with potential buyers, to a letter of intent, to a binding contract, etc. Where the business is on this continuum will affect how an appraiser evaluates the possible implications of the potenti... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • How to Value, Sell & Purchase a Law Practice

    As thousands of Boomer attorneys consider retiring, this CLE will address how to value, sell, and purchase a law practice now. Our expert presenters will discuss how lawyers can prepare for selling their practices well before they pull the trigger, by building systems and processes that can enhance value across their practices. They will also explain the 5 components involved with valuing a law practice, the 3 options for selling a law firm, and the “Synergy Value” that Boomer-le... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Changing the Landscape of Diversity, Inclusion & the Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession

    This CLE program will discuss the disproportionate statistics of women and minorities in partner positions at law firms, provide an analysis of the key impediments that have affected women and minorities from advancing and discuss how litigation has been used as a tool not only to combat discrimination, but also as leverage to drive diversity and inclusion efforts. The panelist's will also highlight practices that attorneys and law firms can adopt to increase diversity and inclusion ef... More Info

    $50
    1Elimination Bias

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