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  • Winning Motions to Suppress: Cross Examination of Police for Warrantless Vehicle Searches

    This CLE course will focus on practical methods of cross-examination of police officer witnesses where a traffic stop resulted in a warrantless vehicle search. The course will cover conducting a thorough client interview/intake form. Additionally, the course will go over common mistakes attorneys make when cross-examining police officer witnesses. And finally, this course will go over structuring your cross-examination, utilizing the information received from the client interview, and a... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Effects of Trauma and Compassion Fatigue on the Lawyer Who Cares

    Many of us were attracted to the legal profession because we care about people and want to help them. Attorneys hopefully recognize that, unlike many other professionals, their lives are already filled to the brim with anxiety and stress. The consequences of shrugging it off can be catastrophic. One of those consequences that we often hear about is burnout. And then there’s a special type of burnout called “secondary traumatic stress” or “compassion fatigue”. The ramifications of trau... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • New Jersey Attorney Trust And Business Accounting Fundamentals

    Attorneys practicing in the State of New Jersey lawyers are required by the Court Rules and the RPCs to maintain trust and business accounts. This informative CLE course focuses on the rules and ethics of establishing the required trust and business accounts and offers practical advice on how to maintain those accounts. The course will also offer tips and strategies to avoid the pitfalls and errors that many new attorneys encounter. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • How to Use AI to Grow Your Practice

    Discover practical AI applications to enhance your law firm's productivity, performance, and profit. This hands-on session will guide you through the latest AI tools to streamline tasks, optimize client communication, and foster team development. You'll learn to implement smart, accessible strategies for immediate improvements in case management and client service, without a steep learning curve. Ideal for attorneys ready to transform their practice through technology and gain a competitive ed... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Examining Strength and Identifying Ambiguity: Finding Solutions in a CA Prostitution Case

    This CLE presentation covers the basics of a California Solicitation/Prostitution charge. The presentation covers the following: Covering the basics of a California Prostitution charge Legal defenses to the charge and the structure of how to examine and break down a prostitution/solicitation matter Dealing with clients facing solicitation charges Finally, we discuss strategies and favorable dispositions. This course is good for someone who is considering taking on prostitution ma... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Things That a Real Estate Attorney Doesn't Want to Hear

    This informative CLE course will address 50 selected inquiries that are posed to Real Estate Attorneys on a daily basis. The course will offer thorough, in-depth and creative responses to address those inquiries. While many of the inquiries are weighty, some seem fairly obvious and yet, the course will address all questions no matter how basic, providing a model for Real Estate Attorneys, who risk harming potential client relationships by ignoring seemingly foolish questions by those not knowl... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Campus Civil Rights: The Tension Between The First Amendment and Hostile Environment Proscriptions

    Free expression or the exchange of ideas has been a hallmark of American education. Yet, whether protection of free expression is obligated by the Constitution is a more complicated question and the answer may vary from public to private institution or programs within each institution. But even where the Constitution does apply, speech is not absolute. Universities are workplaces, places of public accommodation, healthcare providers and learning centers. A myriad of laws regulate spee... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: It's Growing, So Make Sure Your Clients are Covered

    The passage of the Anti-Money Laundering Act (“AMLA”) brought sweeping changes to the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) legislative regime in the United States. Parts of the AMLA are still being put into force, including coverage of entities not traditionally included, updated priorities for financial institutions, the Beneficial Ownership Registry, and others. Legal practitioners may have to address these new challenges for clients who are now being bro... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Corporate Transparency Act: Lessons from Round One of Implementation

    Since January 1, 2024, many legal entities operating in the United States—including domestic and foreign entities—have been considering whether to file beneficial ownership information ("BOI") reports with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN"), pursuant to the Corporate Transparency Act ("CTA"). While only new entities will be subject to reporting requirements at first, thousands of those are formed every day who will need to understand—and apply—these new regulations wit... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Corporate Transparency Act: Critical Terms and Concepts

    The Corporate Transparency Act went into effect January 1, 2024, under which the beneficial owners of almost every entity will need to be reported to FinCEN unless a specific statutory exception applies. Existing entities will have one year to comply, while newly formed entities will have only 90 days to register. This presentation is intended as an introduction to the CTA, which will impact the practice of almost every attorney who forms, operates, transfers, or otherwise works with... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Another Bite of The Apple: How To Use The New Sentencing Guidelines Amendment To Help Your Client Get Out of Prison

    The United States Congress passed what many believe was one of the greatest criminal justice reform acts in recent years: The First Step Act. The First Step Act, since its passage has resulted in a number of changes to federal criminal law that may offer your client the opportunity for significant relief including resentencing and early release. This CLE will provide an overview of the First Step Act and how recent changes to the United States Sentencing Guidelines are good news for ma... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Emerging Developments in Artificial Intelligence for Lawyers

    Artificial Intelligence is becoming ubiquitous in legal practice. New tools and new providers emerge constantly. Lawyers need to understand artificial intelligence in order to represent their clients competently and effectively. Lawyers also need to understand the use of AI in order to compete. This session addresses the following key issue: What is artificial intelligence? What are large language models? What is generative artificial intelligence? How does artificial intelligence dif... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Importance of Registering Your Copyright in the Music World

    This CLE course will demonstrate how important it truly is to register your copyrights in the music world. Registering copyrights is the best way to both add value to creative works and protect them. We will discuss the cost-benefit analysis of registration; go through a primer on Copyright Law as it pertains to the music industry; discuss fair use, parody, and compulsory licensing; the elements of copyright infringement and how they pertain to music; the importance of the deposit copy... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Tell it Straight, Keep it Straight, Drink it Straight - Practicing Ethics in the Personal Injury Practice

    This CLE lecture on legal ethics explores the application of ABA Model Rules 1.4, 1.7, 1.8 and 1.15 in personal injury law, emphasizing clear communication with clients, managing conflicts of interest, and the importance of safeguarding client information and property. It offers practical strategies for effectively balancing these ethical responsibilities, particularly in scenarios involving complex relationships between drivers and passengers, and the handling of insurance settlements... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Witches and Guns: The Intersection Between Wicca and The Second Amendment

    This CLE explores the overlap between the tenets of the Wiccan religion and the principles of the Second Amendment. First, the importance of this relationship is introduced. Second, necessary philosophical background is provided. Third, specific topics and their possible application to practice areas are provided. This presentation is both interesting in its uniqueness as well as provides practical insights for attorneys who may encounter clients of all backgrounds. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Pitfalls In The SSA Disability Process: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

    The Social Security Disability process can be an opportunity for your client to “tell their story” in the pursuit of disability benefits. However, the process can also be chaotic, frustrating, and unfortunately surprising. What do you do when your client makes an admission in their medical records or says something at the hearing that really hurts their case? How do you deal with expert testimony given at the hearing that mischaracterizes the evidence in a negative way? Also – and this one... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • You Can Handle the Truth! An Introduction to the Military Justice System for Civilian Practitioners

    Have you always been intrigued by the concepts of military justice? This innovative CLE will provide an overview of the military justice system, geared toward civilian practitioners who are curious about how things work in military courts or want to expand their practice areas into military defense. The lecture will provide an overview of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (“UCMJ”), the rights of the accused in the military, the cultural differences between the civilian and militar... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Navigating The World of Sexual Abuse Allegations

    A detailed look at the issues, challenges, and pitfalls facing practitioners defending sex abuse allegations on their client's behalf. From ACS child services and other similar administrative agencies through civil and criminal matters in our courthouses and beyond, the discussion will cover many topics, including jurisdiction, statute of limitations, mediation & arbitration, confusion in how these cases are charged and pled, appellate preservation, confronting expert witness testimony... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • NYC Building Compliance and Understanding NYC Local Law 97

    NYC enacted Local Law (LL 97) in 2019 as a part of the Climate Mobilization Act. It is NYC’s goal to implement and achieve a carbon net zero environment by 2050. LL 97 sets forth carbon emissions limits for NYC buildings which are covered by the statute. Our panelists will discuss: The basics of LL 97; which buildings must comply with How to comply to get your building to meet carbon emissions limits What buildings are waived Penalties and fines assessed against non compliance And... More Info

    $35
    0.75General Credit
  • 1031 Exchanges: Ethical Considerations

    1031 Exchanges can often be complex. This comprehensive CLE course will explain the best practices and wide variety of ethical considerations involved in 1031 Exchanges. The course will include: Qualifying Property Scope of Representation Conflicts of Interest Identification Qualified Intermediaries And more… More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Representing the Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange Client

    Internal Revenue Code §1031 tax-deferred exchanges provide tremendous tax savings by allowing owners of real property to defer the capital gains normally due upon the sale of their property. This CLE program will explain how to effectively represent the needs of their clients who are contemplating an exchange. The program will discuss: The qualifications and requirements for an exchange Preparation of the sales contract, settlement statement and other closing procedures Considerati... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Guardianships

    This CLE course will focus on basics of what a guardianship proceeding is, sometimes called a conservatorship in some states, and how it differs from advanced directives such as health care proxies and powers of attorney. We will discuss when such a court proceeding is and what courts look for in such matters. We also discuss the Uniform Health Care Decisions Act enacted by many states. We will discuss other matters on guardianships/conservatorships and when such a proceeding shoul... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Common Issues with Navigating the Changing Landscape of Multistate Taxation of Crypto Currency & Crypto Based Companies

    State Taxation varies across every state in the United States. Specifically at a State and Local Tax (SALT) level, every jurisdiction has its own tax code and tax treatment for various applications. For example, the way California may classify revenue from a certain company is not the same as Texas will perceive the revenue. Of course, the Supreme Court of the United States has weighed in on limitations of a state’s power to tax, citing the Commerce Clause and various other constitutional cons... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Offshore Versus Domestic Asset Protection, What You Need To Know

    Join our Asset Protection Attorney as he delves deep into an extensive examination of the most prevalent tools, both domestic and international, that can safeguard your clients' assets from legal disputes. This CLE session will encompass the following topics: Understanding Asset Protection and its vital role in today's increasingly litigious society. Tracing the historical evolution of the Asset Protection Industry. An exploration of the most commonly employed strategies for asset p... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Mastering the Client Interview

    Earn client trust and information through an expertly guided initial interview. This CLE course starts with the importance of small talk and of defining legal terms to clients. Then, this course hones in on making sure attorneys memorialize their client’s goals (and manage expectations for those goals). Next, some candid conversation about how attorneys bill for their time. After the introduction and explanation of the forms highlighted in this course, the discussion moves to the im... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Some Lessons From The Gwyneth Paltrow Ski Collision Case

    Gwyneth Paltrow v Terry Sanderson went to trial, to determine who caused a ski crash at Deer Valley ski resort in Utah. On the surface, it appeared to be a simple ski collision case. Mr. Sanderson alleged that Ms. Paltrow skied into his back, knocking him down hard while landing on him, causing him to suffer a concussion and 4 broken ribs. The intensity of the media attention made it anything but simple. We will discuss a few of the lessons from this high profile case including the... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Basic Zoning for Large Cities: How to Determine Allowable Use, Size, and Height

    Basic zoning regulations for large US cities will be reviewed. These regulations assign zoning designations to tax lots that determine: (i) permitted uses; (ii) maximum building size; (iii) maximum building height; and (iv) required open space such as front and back yards. Examples of tables, charts and maps that typically contain these regulations will be reviewed. Methods of modifying a tax lot's zoning regulations to change the use or size will also be reviewed. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Constitutional Challenges to the Foreclosure Abuse Prevention Act

    The Foreclosure Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) was enacted by the New York State Legislature to correct perceived manipulations of the statute of limitations in foreclosure actions pending in New York State. In this course, FAPA is discussed in relation to how it affects various provisions of the CPLR, the RPAPL and GOL. In addition, FAPA has been challenged as unconstitutional on various grounds: including substantive due process, contracts clause and separation of powers. These constitutio... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Ethics: No Nonsense

    This course will explore the origins of ethics and focus on how that obligation to remain virtuous and honorable still impacts lawyers today. The course will focus on the 5 C’s of Virginia Ethics (i.e., Competence, Communication, Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest, and Candor). Each has a significant impact on an attorney’s ability to practice within the lines of ethical behavior and how attorneys should reflect these rules in their representation of clients. Participants will have... More Info

    $100
    2Ethics Credits
  • Ethical Client Management: Tips and Tricks On What Can Save You Problems

    This CLE is a look at starting the client relationship and ethically managing initial client expectations. Sprinkled with examples and ethical rule applications, review how to start a client relationship off on the right foot in terms of client goals and attitudes. Learn tips and tricks to avoid problems and stay in compliance with attorney regulation at the start of taking on a client. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • The Ten Worst Ethics Nightmares You Can Have

    This program will be a rapid analysis of the 10 disastrous errors you can make in the world of Legal Ethics that will give you nightmares or even derail your career. These groups of errors are not totally inclusive of the challenges that face a modern practitioner but anyone who is actively engaged in the practice of Law will recognize these risks. Each of the 10 categories has its own set of consequences but also its own set of practice tips to avoid the nightmare. Some of the topics... More Info

    $75
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • PFAS: The Forever Chemicals

    Developed in the 1950s, PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) have been used in the manufacture of non-stick coatings, waterproofing materials, fire-suppression chemicals, and other products. Water supplies and food throughout the world have been found to contain PFAS. Studies have linked PFAS with several forms of cancer and a variety of non-cancerous ailments. Federal and state PFAS regulations have recently been promulgated. Environmental and personal injury litigation has... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Roe v Wade: Abortion Post Dobbs

    In this CLE course, the Instructor will discuss the recent Dobbs’ decision in which the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) found that there is no federal right to abortion and overruled both "Roe v. Wade" and " Planned Parenthood v. Casey". This created a sea change in federal Due Process law particularly concerning the rights of liberty and privacy. The Instructor explains the over 100—page decision in practical terms and discusses possible litigation, which could result from... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Ethics of Witness Preparation: Does ABA Ethics Rules Change the Dynamics for Preparing Witnesses?

    Our panelists, highly experienced trial and litigation specialists, will discuss the impact of new ABA Formal Opinion 508, dealing with “The Ethics of Witness Preparation”. They will discuss the impact of the opinion on counsel’s approach to working with witnesses, including a client, to testify at deposition and trial. This course will answer these questions: How does the opinion change the ethics rules? What are the ethical limits working with favorable witnesses and clients in pr... More Info

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Federal Civil Procedure: Practicing Tips for Federal Litigation

    Step into the federal courtroom with confidence. This CLE course is designed to demystify the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and arm attorneys with the essential knowledge needed to navigate federal civil litigation. Whether you are an occasional federal practitioner or looking to brush up on the FRCP, this course offers a focused overview of the critical stages of federal litigation—from removal and jurisdiction, pleadings, and discovery, evidentiary issues, and pretrial issues. Gain... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Starting Strong: Estate Planning Strategies for Premarital and Newlywed Couples

    This CLE provides attorneys with essential insights into navigating the complex intersection of love, marriage, and estate maters. This CLE course delves into crucial topics such as prenuptial agreements, joint estate planning, tax implications, and legacy considerations. Attorneys will gain practical tools to help clients communicate effectively about their estates, manage shared assets, and plan for a secure future together. With a focus on fostering estate harmony, this course equip... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Survival Of The Fit in Criminal Lit

    Unlock the keys to litigation success with this CLE course, led by a seasoned attorney with a 40 years of invaluable real-world experience. This course is designed to provide participants with practical insights, strategies, and actionable steps to navigate the criminal litigation. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Representing Patent Owners and Inventors in Litigation: Challenges, Insights and Strategies

    Patent owners and inventors play an important role in our society. Based in the Constitution, the monopoly power of a patent is a powerful thing that should be exercised responsibly. This course is designed to provide inside and outside counsel representing the interests of patent owners and inventors with tools to help understand the responsibilities, practices, and risks associated with the assertion of patent rights in litigation. More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Consumer Chapter 7 & 13 Bankruptcy: What Attorneys Need to Know About Conducting a Consult

    This introductory CLE course provides valuable tools and tips for conducting a thorough, well-organized consumer bankruptcy consult which will assist the attorney in thoroughly analyzing the case and educating the client about the differences in Chapter 7 and 13 and why one might be better for them than the other. It highlights helpful tools and sample visual aids to keep the consult on track, maximize the information obtained from the client, and allow clients to clearly follow the an... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Tax Consequences of Retiring or Selling Your Law Practice

    This CLE session will concentrate on the tax consequences of retiring or leaving your law firm or other professional partnership including LLCs and PLLCs. A recent Tax Court decision provides guidance and highlights tax traps to avoid. We will analyze practice goodwill and client based intangible assets and how they are treated under various methods. The special partnership provisions applicable to sales and redemptions will be contrasted. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Antitrust Primer in The Age of The Internet/Information

    What is driving the recent upsurge in competition law enforcement by the FTC, the DOJ Antitrust Division, the States and in private litigation? To address this question, this course provides an antitrust primer with background from key, foundational cases addressing single firm and joint conduct that violate the antitrust laws. We then focus on the major antitrust cases recently brought by the government targeting alleged monopolists with platform dominance in the Tech Sector. More Info

    $150
    3.25General Credits
  • Safeguarding Your Business & Investment Clients with Proactive Asset Protection & Estate Planning

    An effective Asset Protection & Estate Planning Program for Business & Investment Clients should address family and legacy considerations, complete asset protection and tax optimization simultaneously. In addition, it should be easy to use, capable of expanding through time to embrace growth in your clients’ business and investment portfolios, and it should be capable of being examined in the sunlight without legal concerns. And finally, it should be fully integrated so that all of y... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • How to Protect Yourself During the Holiday Season: Premises Liability Issues

    The holiday season is a time for family gatherings, open houses and events where many people get together to celebrate. Yet it is also a time to be mindful of the conditions that could result in an accident, injury and a potential lawsuit. Learn about the most common kinds of issues presented in premises liability cases from a panel of experts who represent both plaintiffs and defendants, including: The types of conditions that are actionable; Proof of actual and constructive... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Intellectual Warfare: An In-House Counsel's Guide to Bringing and Defending Against Intellectual Property Lawsuits

    In this CLE presentation, the Instructor will discuss strategies for identifying valuable intellectual property within one’s organization and how to effectively use that IP for the organization’s business goals. The Instructor will cover the types of IP that exist, the approximate costs in obtaining/maintaining each type of IP, cost analyses associated with IP acquisition, licensing, negotiation strategies, enforcement considerations, and defensive maneuvers when confronted with other... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Commercial Pace, The New Kid On The Block: The Legal Framework For A New Form Of Commercial Real Estate Financing

    Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing (C-PACE) is one of the newest financial tools for property owners and developers in the country. Offering lower interest and longer terms with a super-priority lien, it behaves like a muni bond but can be put into a capital stack. Find out the legal ins and outs of how this is enabled, its legal structure and status, and how you can put it to work for your clients, whether they be private owners, developers, banks, or local governmen... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Medical Malpractice: Complex, High Stakes Medical Negligence Litigation

    This CLE course will evaluate the state of medical negligence lawsuits in the current environment. The course will provide a brief overview of the rights of medical negligence victims throughout the country, focusing on disparate care that is offered to different groups of people. This course will provide the participant an opportunity to examine medical negligence as an issue that needs to be addressed at the roots – and find ways to work together to advocate for a fair justice system... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Who Has The Power and Authority to Convey Real Estate in Various Situations

    This CLE lecture is designed to enlighten attorneys as to precisely who has the authority to sell, transfer and/or convey real estate. Oftentimes, Sellers, unbeknownst to themselves, believe they have an interest in real estate, only to learn otherwise. From a descent and distribution perspective, we will be discussing precisely who has the authority to convey the real estate in question. We will be further discussing the right to convey by operation of law. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • ON STRIKE! The Law of Labor Conflict

    Union organizing and strikes are on the rise. While the federal law governing labor-management relations has changed little in decades, recent decisions of the National Labor Relations Board and evolving methods of workplace protest are changing the landscape of traditional union activity. This course examines the fundamental provisions of the National Labor Relations Act and its amendments relating to labor strikes, picketing, boycotts, and other protest activities, in both union an... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Yellow Brick Road of a PERM Case

    The road map of a PERM case is complicated and full of hazards. A typo can sink your case. This CLE course will review the long process to fulfill the regulatory standards and build the required evidence for a successful PERM case. We’ll go through the many PERM case steps, from developing the case strategy, to obtaining verification of qualifications, securing a Prevailing Wage Determination, taking the case through recruitment, and filing the PERM case. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • ChatGPT and Related Products: The Legal Ramifications

    This CLE presentation is intended to help practicing attorneys better understand the legal consequences of current-day (ex. ChatGPT) artificial intelligence (AI) products. This begins with a discussion of current AI products, their operation, and fundamentally what they are and are not. This factual basis informs several legal topics, including copyrights, patents, trade secrets, confidential information, contracts, etc. Finally, some example, practical, “best practices” and recommenda... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Municipal Law: General Civil Overview

    Many may be unaware, but municipal law has an impact on our daily lives. Municipal lawyers provide service to municipal clients, including cities, towns, boroughs, counties, and special districts. Municipal attorneys will often find themselves handling a full range of legal issues, from advising the governing authority, to defending suits brought against the municipality to drafting ordinances and contacting for purchases and development. This broad field can involve land acquisition,... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Negotiating the Serious and Catastrophic Injury Case

    Our panelists, highly experienced trial and litigation specialists, will discuss the negotiation, and preparation for such, of catastrophic injury cases. These cases require a more sophisticated and organized work up. How do you use the medical personnel who worked on the case, and what do you need from them to help you in negotiating the case? What additional experts do you need to flesh out the damages claim? How do you prepare to negotiate the claim for future damages including me... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Avoiding Liability Under The FDCPA

    The material presented in this seminar is intended to provide the audience with an overview of some of the key areas of compliance regarding a third-party debt collector’s use of debt collection communications via the telephone and in writing. Recently, the collection industry has been confronted by increasing regulatory oversight and enforcement actions by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), as well as an awaking of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and Federal Comm... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Effective Tips for Using a Private Investigator in Your Practice

    This CLE course will address effective tips for using private investigators in your practice including selecting and retaining your investigator, setting up a relationship and preserving privilege, game planning your investigation, unique issues of evidence, and creating a long term relationship with an investigator. Learn from an Instructor who is not only a practicing trial lawyer, but an Investigator for the past 25 years as well More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Criminal Tax Investigations and Procedures: What Practitioners Need to Know

    This CLE course will provide foundational information about how federal criminal tax matters arise, how criminal tax matters are investigated, and other tips and best practices for dealing with clients who are (or may become) the subject of a criminal tax investigation. Topics that will be covered include: How federal criminal tax investigations originate, and the key government personnel involved in tax investigations and prosecutions; Commonly investigated and prosecuted federal... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Insurance Coverage Issues Involving General Liability

    This CLE course will provide a comprehensive nuts and bolts overview of Insurance Coverage Litigation. It will cover the key steps and processes that should be followed/taken by both the insurer and the insured when faced with a claim that has matured into a declaratory judgement action. Topics will include a discussion of litigation considerations from the onset of coverage litigation and initial phases. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Jury Selection: Mastering the Challenges and Pitfalls

    This CLE course will address the art of jury selection. It will show how to get the jury to share important information as well as how to pick the right juror for the case you are trying. The following Jury Selection topics will be discussed Who is eligible to serve as a juror Questions that will yield insightful facts to aid in the decision making process How to bond with the jury; how to get them to open up, helping make an educated decision about who to keep/strike How to util... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Trial of a Police Liability Case Under Section 1983

    Master the trial of a police liability case under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 – whether yours is a high- frequency or high-exposure case, and whether you represent the plaintiff or the defense. Using examples, this practical CLE program will cover the pretrial and settlement conference and preparation of your witnesses. It then goes to the trial itself: jury selection for your side, opening statements, effective examination and cross-examination of plaintiff’s and defense witnesses on both liabil... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Attorney Ethics, Civility and Professionalism

    Modern rules of professional conduct and professional ideals create a number of professionalism and civility obligations on attorneys. The rules though do little to help attorneys manage their day to day interactions with colleagues to achieve these goals. This presentation will discuss emotional regulation and reframing concepts to assist attorneys in managing their habits and emotions that can either lead to unprofessional or, ideally, perfectly professional conduct. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ensuring Free, Fair and Accessible Elections: What Every Attorney Can Do

    The right to vote is critical to protecting our democracy and, as attorneys, we can play a vital role in insuring free, fair, and accessible elections. This CLE program will feature panelists who will discuss the law and the essential role of attorneys in securing that right. The session will begin with an overview of the John Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York, the 2021 law enacted to strengthen vote protections against voter suppression, intimidation, deception, obstruction and dilut... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Contractual Deal Killers In Real Estate Law: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE course will provide insight into the potential contractual issues to consider when representing clients in NY residential real estate. The topics discussed are as follows: Different contracts for Condo’s and coops Coop Contract Condo Contract Single Family and Multi Family Contracts Contractual Areas of Consideration Mortgage Commitment Title Investigation Liens and Violations Teamwork More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Law and Artificial Intelligence: A Comprehensive View

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to fundamentally reshape society. AI has the potential to make “considerable positive changes” in areas such as healthcare, education, business, as well as the practice of law. Lawyers are generally a conservative bunch, befitting a profession that rewards preparedness, foresight and respect for precedent. No doubt many enjoyed a laugh at the tale of a personal-injury lawyer, who used the popular generative AI tool: ChatGPT to help prepare a court... More Info

    $100
    2.25General Credits
  • Business Valuation for Attorneys

    Determination of the value of a client’s business or business interest is often a necessary element in meeting a client’s needs. Understanding the valuation process and the potential results can make a huge difference to the outcome for the client. Divorce, estate planning, and partnership disputes, in addition to sales, purchases and other transactions, are just some of the circumstances where valuation is a critical factor. This Seminar reviews the po... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Learning The Basics of Conducting a Social Security Disability Case

    In this CLE course you will learn about the different disability programs that exist, who can apply for the benefits and what the application process is like. You will learn how the Social Security Administration defines disability and how to determine what kind of application to file if it is an initial application. Or does the potential client need to file an appeal because the initial application was not approved? We will explore what is involved in the appeal process and how to de... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • What Attorneys Need to Know about Comic Book Publishing: A Test Drive

    Prepare to break into the comic book publishing industry in just two action-packed hours! Under the guidance of seasoned comic book publishing attorneys, you will draft a rough outline of crucial contract provisions, hone your client interview skills that are tailored for this sector, and engage in mock negotiations. You will get the chance to identify potential problems within publishing contracts and discover how to resolve them. Get ready to slip behind the wheel for a test-drive of comic b... More Info

    $100
    2.25General Credits
  • How to Find the “Smoking Gun” to Win Your Case

    In almost every case there is a “smoking gun” that arises during a case that tips the scales toward a win. This CLE will show you how to uncover them and use them to your advantage. The lecturer will give you techniques to use (and inspiration) to uncover "smoking guns" using examples from his own , trip & fall, slip and fall premises cases, staircase accidents, auto collisions, products liability and med mal cases, which will provide a roadmap to finding the hidden "smoking guns" t... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • AI, Fair Use, and Representing Comic Book Creators and Publishers

    This CLE course dives deep into the comic book industry, unveiling the past year of explosive growth and seismic legal changes. We’ll give you a understanding of the pros and cons of AI-generated artwork and suggested approaches for contract drafting to avoid critical IP-pitfalls; discuss the impact of fair use in visual arts following the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith decision; and give you a “chef’s tour” of representing the comic book client today. In th... More Info

    $150
    3General Credits
  • How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case

    Hear from a distinguished panel, including former Judge Steven M. Gold (Ret.) now JAMS Neutral, what you need to know to handle an employment discrimination case. Our panel will take you through the process of Client Interview, Pre-filing, Filing, Agency Practice, Court Pleadings, Discovery, Summary Judgment Motions and Mediation In Addition, our panel will provide: Litigation Tips from the Plaintiff’s Perspective Litigation Tips from the Defendant’s Perspective Judicial and Mediator... More Info

    $100
    2.25General Credits
  • Will, Trusts, and Advanced Directives: Know What is Right for Your Client

    This CLE course will focus on estate planning tools and discuss Last Will and Testament and Trusts. The course will explain succession planning, estate planning and how to plan using wills and trusts, as well as advanced directives such as health care proxies, power of attorney and living wills. This course will also discuss Medicaid planning and protection of assets as well as tax planning consideration when creating an estate plan. We also discuss the Uniform Health Care D... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Five Rules: How to Prepare Your Client for Deposition

    Your client's deposition is a critical day in any case. The Instructors "Five Rule" system can make any client a strong witness. He has used it for 25 years to prepare clients ranging from executives to professional athletes to children. Nervous clients will relax. "Clever" clients will stick to the truth. The Instructor relates his Five Rules in an entertaining and memorable way that will have you using the Five Rules system the very next day. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1General Credit
  • The Basics of Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Proceedings: What You Should Know

    While bankruptcy is a useful tool for discharging debt or developing a plan to repay debts, understanding the different options for individuals or businesses is essential, as bankruptcy has long-term financial and legal consequences for people or entities who file under one of the various chapters of the Bankruptcy Code. Our expert panelists will describe the basics of the different options, the consequences of filing under one of the chapters, alternatives to bankruptcy, as well as key factor... More Info

    $100
    2.25General Credits
  • Employment Law Issues in Telework Environments

    The COVID-19 virus ushered in a new age of remote work all over the world. Since then, the battle between employees wanting to maintain work-from-home status and employers trying to find ways to bring employees back to the office has remained fierce. This CLE course will outline the employment law issues that arise for employers who allow employees to telework on either a full-time or hybrid basis. The course will identify trends, unique problems associated with telework, and best prac... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Sexual Harassment, “Me Too” Allegations, and Settlement Agreements: A Necessary Perspective for Counsel

    This interactive CLE session will identify the issues that counsel must recognize and understand to effectively advise clients on the need for a policy against sexual harassment and employee training, the difference between company policy and what constitutes sexual harassment under federal law, the merits of a claim of sexual harassment and assessing potential costs and the risk of litigation. More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Equity & Inclusion Confusion: Discrimination and Other Trending Employment Law Topics for Non-Employment Lawyers

    This CLE will introduce non-employment lawyers to employment law, beginning with the unusually challenging question of employee vs. independent contractor and the implications of worker classification. We will summarize federal laws governing the employment relationship including Title VII, The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the new Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, among others. We will also outline the... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • "Oh The Places We'll Go": Mediating With An Open Mind While Managing Expectations

    This CLE course will discuss the mechanics of mediation/dispute resolution and the myths associated with dispute resolution. During the course, we will discuss the and attempt to eliminate the reluctance to participate fully and transparently in mediation to allow parties to identify on their own the ability to end conflict, to save in costs of litigation, to grow personally and professionally. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Elder Law and Long Term Care Insurance Update

    Hear an update on the most recent developments in elder law that you and your clients should be aware of. Discover what you need to know about your and your client’s questions, concerns and strategies regarding the subject of paying for an unexpected & unreimbursed long-term care illness. Understand when a traditional long term care Insurance policy is a better solution than one of the newer Combo/Linked plans, and vice versa. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions o... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Search and Seizure Fundamentals

    In this CLE presentation, retired FLETC Senior Legal Instructor will provide a functional overview of search and seizure law under the Fourth Amendment. The presentation will start with and introduction to the Fourth Amendment, followed by a look at when the Fourth Amendment applies, and finishes will an overview of the many judicially-recognized exceptions to the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • A Beginners Guide to Motion Practice

    This CLE presentation is primarily focused on Civil and Special Civil motion practice for attorneys beginning in these areas. We will focus on the three most common types of motions, Summary Judgment Motions, Various Discovery Motions, Motions to dismiss/Post judgment motions. Implementing a motion practice strategy is the second phase of preparing your trial notebook (the First being a Discovery Plan). The motion practice strategy provides the attorney with the direction and purpose o... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ethics in Debt Collection Law

    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) can subject lawyers to ethical and liability traps for those collecting and prosecuting consumer debts. This CLE course will break down the particular and common rules of professional responsibility that also cause liability under the FDCPA. The seminar will provide insight on avoiding these pitfalls from defense counsel with 30 years of experience defending law firms against FDCPA allegations. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Discovery, Evidence, and Motion Practice Under Section 1983 Police Liability

    This practical CLE will cover three main topic areas that are at the core of any successful police misconduct practice under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. First, discovery: what law enforcement files are kept, which ones the plaintiff should request and how the defense can protect them, including incident reports and investigations, officer personnel files, and Monell custom and policy related files; and a checklist of discovery the defense should obtain from the plaintiff. Second, evidenc... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Negotiating and Settling Tort Cases: Reaching a Solution

    This CLE course presented by highly experienced attorneys and negotiators of settlements, will discuss the important principles of negotiating civil injury and insurance cases. They will outline the 10 most important points for getting “top dollar” for your cases, and also the 10 Reasons Cases Do Not Settle! Our panelists will also discuss how to improve your skills with their thoughts on how to approach negotiations and start the process at the right time. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Being a DEIA Agent of Change in The Legal Workplace and Beyond

    Being a DEIA Agent of Change in the Legal Workplace and Beyond is an introductory course to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) concepts and initiatives from a legal perspective. The course begins by discussing the definition of DEIA and related concepts. The course also provides some background about the legal history of DEIA initiatives and responses in America, with a focus on the Civil War era, Civil Rights Movement, and DEIA’s recent evolution and backlash. The c... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Drafting the Bullet Proof Civil RICO Complaint

    Civil RICO Complaints are very powerful weapons when prosecuting civil actions in Federal Court where the defendants have engaged in criminal or quasi-criminal conduct. However, many Federal judges are wary of Civil RICO cases and set up automatic check-lists or automatically set up OSC hearings to make sure that the RICO claims are legitimate and properly pled. This CLE course will analyze how to set up a RICO complaint that passes muster under Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Pro... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Social Security Disability 101: What Attorneys Need to Know From Beginning to End

    This CLE course aims to offer attorneys a comprehensive understanding of Social Security Disability Practice, encompassing an in-depth exploration of the entire process, challenges, and effective solutions involved in securing benefits for disabled individuals. Through this presentation, participants will gain valuable insights into navigating the complexities of Social Security Disability, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively advocate for their clients... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Analyzing the Right and Ethical Way to Prepare Witnesses in Criminal Cases

    Both prosecutors and criminal defense lawyers have professional and ethical obligations to zealously represent their clients. However, they must also comply with rules of professional conduct address candor and honesty with the tribunal. How can these lawyers serve both of these masters when it comes to preparing witnesses for trial? On the one hand, these lawyers are obligated to professionally structure their preparation to maximize success as defined by their client’s best interests. On... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Trademark Basics: What Attorneys Need to Know

    In today’s fast-paced digital world, trademark protection is increasingly critical and complex. This fascinating CLE course will delve into the basics of federal trademark law every lawyer should know. The course focus is on how to spot issues as a non-IP lawyer in an in-house counsel role. It highlights what items qualify as a trademark, what diligence is necessary before using a potential mark, what constitutes infringement, and the interplay of trademarks, domain names, and social... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ethical Issues in Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity

    This CLE course will cover some of the legal rules applicable to attorneys working with clients who experience diminished capacity and the consequent potential for fraud and abuse against a client with diminished capacity. In this course, attendees will learn how to identify a client who has diminished capacity and the appropriate steps to take to assure continuity in managing the client's portfolio. The course will also discuss how to document a client's file with the appropriate lega... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethics in Modern Day Legal Practice: The Current Hot Ethical Topics Found in Client Grievances and Malpractice Suits

    This CLE course focuses on the latest trends in ethics found in modern day legal practice. While focusing on the rules that govern attorney conduct, the course explores application of the rules to the ever changing landscape of practice. Specific addressment includes preservation of electronic data, cyber security, social media, and electronics and technology in the (in-person and virtual) courtroom. The course also touches upon the healthy and unhealthy client, malpractice actions, an... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Overhaul of Regulatory Capital Requirements Proposed By US Banking Regulators

    The US federal banking regulators have jointly proposed extensive revisions to the regulatory capital requirements for [midsize and] larger US banking organizations. The revisions are lengthy and would change the requirements for credit, market, and operational risk. Some of the revisions are long-expected (e.g., re-evaluation of use of internal models), but others are novel (e.g., capital charge for operational risk) or driven in response to the recent banking crisis. Further, the rev... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • What Attorneys Need to Know About Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

    Lawyers regularly interact with business people. Business people have their own language. Phrases like EBITDA, NOPAT, Gross Profit, Operating Profit, Net Income, on a fully diluted basis, retained earnings, current versus long term assets and liabilities, Free Cash Flow. If these terms are a foreign language to you, then this course is for you. In this CLE course, you will learn how to read and understand the basic financial statements---the income statement, balance sheet, and stat... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Advising a Client as to the Purchase of a Franchise

    This CLE lecture will focus on providing information to a prospective franchisee as to the purchase of a franchise. The lecture will concentrate on the provisions contained in the franchisor’s Franchise Disclosure Document, typical provisions in the Franchise Agreement and the political ramifications as to where a franchisee should locate his franchise. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Navigating the Future: Embracing AI's Impact on the Legal Profession for Lawyers with a Strategic Mindset

    It has been several months since the release of ChatGPT and its passage of the Uniform Bar Exam with flying colors. Experts everywhere are projecting how generative AI is going to replace many lawyers in the next few years. Is generative AI going to change the way lawyers do business? “Yes.” Will lawyers lose their jobs to generative AI applications? “Maybe.” The true answer here depends on a lawyer’s mindset and preparation. Let’s be clear, lawyers do not need to learn to code... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • The Interplay Between Working and SSA Disability

    Can you work and still be eligible to be found disabled and receive benefits under SSA’s Disability program? Can you work after you have been found disabled and still keep your benefits? What is the “Ticket to Work” program and how does that affect those who receive disability but want to test their ability to work? The Social Security Disability program is a doozy on the best of days, and when dealing with applicants or beneficiaries who are working, it becomes even “doozier”. Fre... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Establishing Clear Standards for Compliant Pharmaceutical Marketing to Limit Liability for Off-Label Promotion

    Developments over the past several years have produced momentous changes affecting the research-based pharmaceutical and biotech industries. These include the rise of digital-based health technologies, the utilization of real-world experience (RWE) and real-world data (RWD) in the drug approval process, and dissemination of evolving medical information to an expanding audience. At the same time, regulatory and compliance concerns over industry promotional practices and activities continue.... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Basics of Federal Employment Law: A Quick Drone Flyover of Title VII

    This CLE is an introduction and overview of federal anti-discrimination law, specifically Title V II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. It will review the basics of these major pieces of legislation, their scope of coverage, their remedies provided as well as the requirements for filing a complaint of discrimination. Major Supreme Court cases will be discussed. Included in the seminar will be a summary... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • How to Prepare for Long-Term Care Costs

    This CLE program will address the use of long-term care insurance to provide care for aging individuals and its impact on wealth transfer. The Instructors will discuss tax opportunities for business owners who want to leverage their businesses to protect themselves and their family members. Additionally, they will cover Medicaid planning and various products available to address this need. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Case Against Tipper X

    lmagine the following: lt is the morning of a normal workday for you and millions of others who live in New York City. You go to the gym for a workout and run some errands before heading to the office. Unexpectedly, two FBI agents approach you on the sidewalk, flash their badges - in public view - and begin questioning you about activity at your job. The agents begin spitting out details about your personal life - they know where you were last weekend, they know private details about your famil... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • War Crimes in the Star Wars Universe: Episode VI

    The third and final installment of the Star Wars original trilogy offers a wealth of fascinating scenes for a law-of-war analysis, led by a former war crimes prosecutor. The film opens with Leia and then Luke Skywalker confronting Jabba the Hutt. Is this an act of unconventional warfare? Does the law of armed conflict even apply? When the Rebels find out about the new Death Star, they decide to target its shield generator on a moon called Endor. In the process, they convince the teddy... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • What If the Government Doesn’t Save My Client’s Bank? Preparing For the Next Bank Crisis

    Recent crisis in the banking system has resulted in several failures and a loss of confidence among depositors. While extraordinary intervention by the government and private sector protected uninsured depositors, owners and debtholders lost everything. Further, there is no expectation that the government will even protect uninsured depositors if another bank fails. In this CLE course, a regulatory partner at a prominent law firm will take a hard look at the recent trauma in the banki... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Building a Case to Best Serve the Client: Mediation and Arbitration of Multi-Party Construction Law Claims

    The CLE course will cover various topics related to the challenges presented in Multi-Party Construction Litigation cases. In mediation, we will discuss how best to prepare a client/carrier for mediation and strategies for use of documents. We will also examine how a well drafted mediation statement can prepare the mediator for the challenges that this particular matter presents. We will also discuss strategies in making offers of settlement, including some hybrid options for money an... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Fair and Equitable Housing Regulations and Legal Ethics in Real Estate

    Real Estate Attorneys and Real Estate Professionals, including Realtors and Appraisers, must exercise ethical conduct towards all parties including Sellers and Purchasers of a residential real estate transaction. Our panelists will focus on the due diligence and legal ethics that should be exercised in assisting your clients to make a well informed decision to sign a residential contract and purchase a home. Given the current events, changing mortgage interest rates and shortage of home... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Beyond Westlaw and Lexis: Effective Internet Search Techniques for Attorneys

    This CLE course offers valuable insights and guidance on various subjects, such as compliance, business strategy, informal dispute resolution, and best practices. It also addresses essential aspects like the preparation of formal legal advice and court filings, including memos, pleadings, motions, and briefs. Additionally, the course covers trial preparation, encompassing business and individual backgrounds, related litigation, expert witness matters (prior cases, publications, researc... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ethical Referral Fees: A 50 State Survey

    When done correctly, fee sharing is not only ethical–it leads to better outcomes for clients. This CLE program will survey the various regulatory frameworks utilized by states concerning referral fees with the goal of providing lawyers with working understanding of how to employ this tool to benefit their clients and grow their practice. We will discuss: Common misconceptions when it comes to referral fees The ABA Model Rules What it means to be ‘jointly responsible’ What disclosure... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • DWI Investigations and Defense Basics

    This CLE course offers an overview of DUI cases from a former prosecutor’s standpoint. Covering national issues, this course explores the involvement of law enforcement in DUI investigations, including traffic stops, checkpoints, and collisions. Topics discussed include field sobriety tests, blood tests, retrograde extrapolation, and essential defense strategies. By gaining insights into these areas, participants will develop a solid foundation in defending DUI cases. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Free Speech, Trademarks and Parody at the Crossroads: “Jack Daniels vs Bad Spaniels”

    Is someone infringing on your trademark? How about your copyright or patent? Do you want to protect your invention with a patent? Is clearing and registering your trademark and your Copyright one of your business objectives? Are you interested in securing a licensing agreement either as a licensor or a licensee? Do you need help with your talent agreement? Do you want to know how to leverage your Intellectual Property through licensing and merchandising? Have you or your company just been ser... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Ethics in the Digital Era: What Attorneys Need to Know

    Law firms are facing challenges in safeguarding against and dealing with data breaches. With the introduction of Ethical Rules of Conduct, as well as your state's professional conduct regulations for lawyers, and the actual possibility of financial and other penalties, it's imperative that you recognize the risk and take necessary measures to prevent data breaches. Additionally, it's crucial to understand how to handle and reduce the impact of such breaches. This CLE session aims to pr... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Workplace Conflict Resolution Through Mediation and Arbitration

    Conflict in the workplace is natural and can be constructive when communicating different points of view and perspectives in a healthy manner. Frequently, that conflict may trigger reactions and become an unhealthy conflict that cannot be resolved without the intervention of a neutral party. The use of mediation as a voluntary means of resolving employment disputes is rapidly gaining acceptance. If agreed to early on, it may save the significant costs of litigation yet allow the partie... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • War Crimes in The Star Wars Universe Episode V: Conflicts, Disputes and More

    In Episode V, we consider what international law and the law of armed conflict have to say about the legality of Darth Vader's droid program and its parallels to modern-day drone programs; the Battle of Hoth; the complex role that military contractors like Boba Fett play in the law of war; the potential war crime involved in Lando Calrissian's trickery of Luke Skywalker and friends; Vader's very questionable treatment of his detainees; and the legality of Luke's doomed refusal to surrender to... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Expertly Examining the Expert Witness: Depositions, Hearings and Trials

    This CLE program is designed to help you prepare for and best examine the expert witness. You will learn about how to gather information in preparation for the deposition of (or trial testimony for) the expert, and how to shape a thorough inquiry for the complete examination of the expert witness, including but not limited to: inquiring about the background of the expert and the typical areas in which they have been approved to render expert opinions, the relative bias of the expert;... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • How to Handle a Securities Regulatory Investigation

    How you handle a securities regulatory investigation is critical, and being uninformed or ill-prepared could lead to significant consequences for your client. It is also important to understand your ethical obligations before, during, and after an investigation, as representation lines may become blurred. During this CLE, our panel of experienced practitioners will discuss: the various stages of a securities regulatory investigation the initial contact demand for documents gathering... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Was the Pandemic a Short or Long Term Bankruptcy Sickness

    This course will consist of a short, general description of bankruptcy law history and a description of the different types (Chapters) available and their basic respective functions and differences. There will be a discussion of the last significant Bankruptcy Code amendments effective in 2005. The course materials will include the set of current bankruptcy Schedules and Chapter 13 form plan and explain how to complete these. Finally, the course will include a brief description of bank... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • A Basic Overview of Tennessee Workers' Compensation Law

    This CLE will provide a summary of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act and the intricacies of navigating a Tennessee workers’ compensation claim through the Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and the Tennessee Court of Workers’ Compensation. This presentation also provides pertinent information regarding affirmative defenses that may be applicable and the eventual outcome of a case before the Tennessee Court of Workers’ Compensation. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • You Won! Now What? Collecting Civil Judgments Under Illinois Law

    Successfully prosecuting a civil case to judgment is great, but clients typically expect money at the end of the case. This is especially important for lawyers who work on a contingent fee basis. If the judgment debtor has no available insurance – or if the judgment in question exceeds those limits, you need to understand the mechanics of collection law, so you can finish the job, monetize the judgment and get your client (and potentially yourself) paid. This course discusses the nuts a... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • BIZ BUZZ: Starting, Buying and Selling Small Businesses

    Big Buzz covers five different ways small entities enter into or leave small businesses. Starting, buying, selling or franchising a business involves numerous steps, analyses and understandings of the legalities and the realities. The lecturer approaches these multifaceted issues from the standpoint of an attorney handling more than 30 biz closings per year, from the standpoint of an investor in a number of small businesses, and from the standpoint of someone who has owned successful a... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Navigating the SEC and CFTC Whistleblowing Programs

    This CLE course provides an overview of the CFTC, SEC, and IRS whistleblower programs, with a focus on the basics of eligibility, anonymity, and the whistleblowing process. The course will cover the analysis of potential whistleblower claims and the necessary steps for filing a whistleblower claim with each agency. Participants will learn about the ambiguities in the whistleblower awards process and gain insight into the factors that are considered when determining the amount of an awar... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Evaluating a Franchise for a Franchisee: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE course is designed for counsel representing a franchisee in evaluating a decision to purchase a franchise, reviewing the FDD and Franchise Agreement, and Negotiating an Addendum. It will discuss some of the key considerations a franchisee will need to evaluate in making a decision to purchase a franchise and strategies for negotiating on behalf of a franchisee. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Recent Constitutional Challenges to Rent Regulations

    How is it that state governments can require landlords to hold rents below market levels without running afoul of the Fifth Amendment’s command that no person shall be “deprived of … property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation”? This question has been raised and answered in various ways since the 1920’s – almost always in favor of government authority to regulate rents. In this CLE course, we will examine recent... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Pay Equity and Pay Transparency in New York and Beyond

    Over the last few years, the second wave of pay equity legislation hit the ground running with numerous states and cities passing pay transparency laws. As New York employers continue to hire employees remotely around the country, this webinar will focus on pay transparency requirements in New York/New York City and other key states, including California and Colorado. We will also focus on additional pay equity compliance considerations that are on the horizon (including pay data repor... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Veterans Update: What's New from Congress, The Courts and The VA

    For over three decades, the United States has been at war. Conflicts in Kuwait, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and other areas throughout the world have left many Americans with physical and mental disabilities that affect them for the rest of their lives. The Department of Veterans Affairs was established to care for those veterans who have borne the burden of military service and their survivors. Navigating the myriad of VA regulations and procedures can be a nig... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • NYS 2023 Notary Public & Remote Online Notarization Regulations: The Basics and Applications to Real Estate Transactions

    On January 25, 2023 the new Part 182.2-182.11 of the Rules and Regulations of the Department of State (Part 182) became effective governing and changing record-keeping requirements for NYS notaries, providing identity verification procedures, authorizing electronic notarization, providing for a separate notarial commission for electronic notary services and repealing remote ink notarization. Our expert panel will discuss the new requirements, their application to real estate transactions... More Info

    $35
    0.75General Credit
  • Fundamental Rights to a Clean, Safe and Healthy Environment: The Case for Green Amendments

    This CLE course introduces an emerging intersection of environmental and constitutional law that proves promising in the field of public interest environmental law and advocacy: fundamental environmental rights. Green Amendments, as they’ve been termed, are self-executing provisions added to the bill of rights section of a constitution that recognize and protect the rights of all people, including future generations, to clean water, clean air, a stable climate and a healthy environment.... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • 1st Amendment: Friend or Foe? The Pending 303 Creative v. Elenis Decision: Where are we Headed?

    Join NYCLA’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in the Law Committee for a lively discussion of the impact of the First Amendment on LGBTQ rights and where we are headed. Our expert panelists will discuss 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis, a pending Supreme Court case, where the Court will decide whether the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act compelling a graphic artist to speak or stay silent about her religious objections to same-sex marriage violates the Free Speech Clause of the... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ask FINRA Senior Staff

    During this CLE program, FINRA senior staff provide updates on key regulatory issues. Panelists address questions relating to FINRA’s risk-based examination program, disciplinary actions, market regulation programs and new and anticipated rules, among other topics. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Compliance and Legal Trends

    Join industry leaders as they discuss trends, key focus areas and strategies that are shaping the industry. Panelists share insights on how these changes will affect compliance, and how firms are evolving and responding to business, regulatory and technology issues. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Franchise Sales Compliance

    This CLE course is designed to assist legal counsel representing a franchisor in understanding how to keep the franchisor client compliant with the federal and state franchise laws. The compliance issues will be discussed in practical terms, with practical examples so that counsel can easily relay these concepts to their clients. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Capital Formation: Current Regulatory Landscape and Challenges

    Attend this session to learn more about the regulatory landscape, potential challenges, and resources for firms as it relates to capital formation. This CLE program will discuss: Discuss current regulatory landscape Discuss challenges and obstacles from firm perspective Resources for firms More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Current Issues Under Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS

    In an ongoing dialogue, regulators and industry practitioners come together to delve into a wide array of current topics and delve deep into the valuable lessons learned through their experiences with Reg BI (Regulation Best Interest) and Form CRS (Customer Relationship Summary). This collaborative discussion explores the multifaceted aspects of these regulatory frameworks, encompassing not only effective practices implemented within firms but also the examination experiences encountered along... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Hot Topics in Municipal Securities and Other Fixed Income

    This CLE program covers an assortment of key considerations surrounding fixed income securities including exam priorities, common findings and enforcement actions, fixed-income rulemaking, and an update on SEC Rule 15c2-11. This CLE program will discuss: Review of recent enforcement actions related to municipal securities (e.g., 529 Plans, municipal short positions), examination priorities, fixed income-related rulemaking and common problems uncovered during Member Supervision and Market... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Leveraging Regulatory Technology for Your Firm

    During this CLE program, panelists discuss how RegTech is impacting the securities industry as well as related benefits, risks and regulatory considerations. The session also covers different RegTech tools available to enhance compliance efforts, such as FINRA's new Machine Readable Rulebook as well as other tools involving the use of artificial intelligence and cloud computing. This session will discuss: Considerations for using Regtech tool such as those incorporating AI for regul... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Market Regulation and Transparency Services Priorities: What You Need to Know

    During this CLE session, FINRA staff discuss updates to market regulation and transparency priorities related to equities, options and fixed income compliance programs. This session will discuss: Discuss updates on market regulation and transparency priorities, including current initiatives and rulemaking FINRA panelists share thoughts on equities, options and fixed income compliance programs Include information on: Manipulative Trading Reg Notice 22-27 (TRACE) Fixed Income Fair... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Market Structure: Current Developments and Future Trends

    During this session, panelists discuss current developments in market structure, including order handling, order routing and execution quality disclosure, and other developments for fixed income and equity securities. This session will discuss: Discuss current developments and future trends in the industry, including best execution guidance, payment for order flow issues and Transparency 605/606 A notice and comment period on Market Structure will wrap up around May – discuss notice... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Redefining Communications Compliance for the Digital Age

    As we rely increasingly on mobile apps, social media, and other digital channels to communicate, how are firms addressing the compliance challenges and opportunities these media offer? Learn with industry and FINRA experts about how to navigate the increasingly complex landscape of firm communications with the public. Panelists cover lessons learned from FINRA’s ”finfluencer” targeted examinations, recent enforcement activity around off-channel communications, and how practitioners are approac... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Evolution of Branch Office Inspections

    Join us as we delve into a thought-provoking exploration of the invaluable lessons acquired during the transformative journey towards remote branch inspections. Our esteemed panelists will engage in an enlightening discussion, unveiling a wealth of knowledge encompassing a range of crucial topics. Amidst a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape, our distinguished speakers will provide invaluable insights into the impact of FINRA inspections and other regulatory developments. Del... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Firm Perspective on Monitoring and Protecting Against Financial Crimes

    Join panelists for a comprehensive discussion on financial crimes from the firms' perspective. This CLE session covers a variety of tactics, red flags and mitigation strategies associated with fraud, insider trading, cybersecurity and money laundering. This session will discuss: Effective practices and controls for firms in monitoring, protecting against and addressing AML, cybersecurity and fraudulent activities Provide tips to identify potential “red flags” for fraud and insider tr... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Broker Lien Rights: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE course offers an overview of commercial real estate broker lien rights in 34 states, taught by a 46 year attorney who authored or lobbied on behalf of roughly half of those statutes. Topics addressed include the scope of commission claims which are protected, legislative history, the prerequisites for the lien claim, timing, and key tips on enforcement. Hear from the author of these statutes and his 31 years of lien practice in multiple states, from drafting the lien, assertin... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Current Trends and Threats in Financial Crimes

    In this CLE session, Deputy Director Abbate and Under Secretary Nelson discuss the latest developments in financial crimes and illicit finance risk including new and emerging threats related to money laundering, fraud, securities fraud, cyber-crime, digital assets and sanctions. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Financial Responsibility Rules and Relevant Touchpoints

    In this informative CLE course, panelists will discuss topics involving SEC and FINRA financial responsibility rules, including regulatory obligations of introducing, intermediary, carrying and clearing firms under FINRA Rule 4311; SEA Rule 17a-4; and other topics including liquidity and fully-paid lending. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Private Placements: The Latest Regulatory Developments and Compliance Considerations

    Join panelists as they perform a deep dive into private placement regulatory developments including regulatory notice 23-XX as well as compliance obligations and best practices related to Reg BI, sales materials, due diligence, conflicts of interest and more. This session will discuss: Review regulatory developments, compliance obligations and effective compliance practices related to private placements, including discussion about Reg BI, Communications, Due Diligence and Conflicts of... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Inside Scoop on Insider Threats and Cybersecurity

    This highly informative CLE session will delve into the multifaceted nature of insider and related cyber threats. In an increasingly interconnected digital landscape, it is vital for organizations to comprehend the compounding risks posed by these threats, understand where they can manifest, and proactively develop strategies to detect and mitigate insider activity. Throughout the session, our expert panelists will illuminate the evolving landscape of cyber threats, shedding light on th... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Pitfalls To Avoid When Real Estate and Matrimonial Issues Collide

    Matrimonial law is a challenging area of practice because of how much the practitioner needs to know. It touches upon and overlaps with many other areas of law including tax, trusts and estates, immigration, contract law, criminal law, property, insurance and real estate. One complex area to understand is when matrimonial and real estate law overlap. It is common for a couple who is divorcing to also own real estate, commonly the marital residence. In some instances, the couple may o... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Handling Nonprofit Board Disputes

    Most nonprofit Board members have never served on a nonprofit Board before and do not understand their legal responsibilities. This CLE program will discuss Board responsibilities and fiduciary duty, common disputes between Board Members, Founder Syndrome, and what to do if everyone quits. This program will benefit outside counsel and any attorney asked to advise Boards regarding their disputes and difficulties, as well as in-house counsel who need to understand when to call for help.... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Navigating Partnership Disputes and High-Impact Partner Departures

    Breakups are never easy and while possibly not as traumatic as divorce, navigating disputes amongst law firm partners can be difficult, as is navigating the departure of a high-impact partner. This informative CLE will explain ethical considerations and how to successfully handle disputes and departures including a review of a firm’s obligations to an attorney and vice versa, communication, ethical issues and privacy. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Conducting Sexual Harassment Investigations at Law Firms

    Internal investigations are always complex, and even more so when investigating sexual harassment within your firm. This CLE course will guide you through the various legal issues and requirements and offer a step-by-step guide for conducting investigations in accordance with current statutes. The course will address internal communications, contractual obligations, validity and enforceability, and attorney client privilege. Relevant case law will be presented. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The ABC’s of Transitioning Law Firms

    This CLE presentation, entitled, “The ABC’s of Transitioning Law Firms” discusses the myriad of issues that an attorney should be evaluating in connection with a lateral move to a new law firm. This in-depth CLE provides the participant with a step-by-step analysis of the issues a departing attorney faces during each phase of the transition process from pre-departure through post-departure. It also discusses the ethical and fiduciary obligations that the departing attorney and the fi... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Representing the Personal Injury Plaintiff: How The Sausage is Made

    This engaging CLE lecture is packed with useful information. You will learn how to best represent a plaintiff in a personal injury case, what traps to watch out for and – most importantly how to explain the process in a way that most clients can understand. Specifically, the course will go into detail on how to make the financial aspects of the case work in your client’s favor, how to set proper expectations and how to deal with the hard business of obtaining money from insurance compa... More Info

    $125
    2.5General Credits
  • War Crimes in The Star Wars Universe: Episode IV

    In this CLE, we'll be applying the international law of armed conflict (LOAC) to the armed conflict depicted in Star Wars Episode IV. Intentionally or not, the film raises a number of fascinating LOAC issues that international law scholars are jurists grapple with, even today. And in the process, we will cover a number of real-life war crimes cases, from the Nuremburg trials and trial of Adolph Eichmann to the modern-era terrorism cases and drone program. Some topics for discussion include:... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • All's Fair In The Rules of Professional Conduct: Threats and Fees

    This CLE course will address the rules of professional conduct as it relates to fairness with a focus on two components: threats and fees. Part one will address threatening to present, participate in presenting, or presenting criminal or professional disciplinary charges to obtain an advantage in a civil matter. The second part will discuss Professional Rule of Conduct 1.5 including properly handling fees, engagement letters, and the split of fees between lawyers at different points... More Info

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Protection Issues: Ethical Considerations and New Requirements

    A number of states are proposing mandating CLE hours with a focus on cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection. This obligation to possess technology competency is not a new concept, as many states have already adopted the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rule's requirement. The purpose of the CLE program is to cover lawyers' ethical obligations and requirements, and its importance for other states. The program will also provide practical strategies, explain key terms to understa... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Pre-Trial Preparation for Success at Trial

    This CLE lecture is offered to assist the trial attorney in how to prepare for trial. It will provide you with tried and tested methods to gather information and store it in a way that will permit you to utilize it in the courtroom to aid you in securing a jury verdict in favor of your client. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Advance Depositions: Strategies for Taking Depositions in Insurance Bad Faith Cases

    This CLE program will focus on effective techniques for taking depositions in insurance bad faith cases with an emphasis from the plaintiff/insured’s perspective. Whose depositions do you take and when do you not take the deposition of a witness. What questions do you ask for key insurance witnesses and what do you leave for trial. How do you set up insurance company witnesses for cross-examination at trial. Our panel of experienced and highly regarded lawyers will give you insights... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Antitrust Merger Enforcement: Significant Regulatory Developments and Issues Explored

    This CLE course provides an in-depth overview of the US merger control process, antitrust agency priorities, forthcoming revisions to the US merger guidelines, and highlights of recent merger challenges. The course is designed to give attorneys a comprehensive understanding of the current state of antitrust regulations in the US and the role of antitrust agencies in reviewing and challenging mergers. The course will begin by exploring the fundamentals of US merger control process, inclu... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Preparing a Business Client to Franchise

    This CLE course is designed as a basic course to assist counsel representing a client who wants to franchise. We will discuss some practical considerations to help the client understand if franchising is the right decision, the legal obligations of a franchisor, and discuss some of the key decisions a new franchisor will need to make. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Housing Justice 101: Understanding the Fair Housing Act

    In this CLE course, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Fair Housing Act, a landmark federal law that prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. This seminar will cover key provisions of the act, including fair housing advertising and marketing, discriminatory practices, and the role of government agencies in enforcing fair housing laws. Participants will also learn about their... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Introduction to Franchising Law

    This CLE course is designed as a basic course for counsel with limited knowledge of franchise law and will introduce the basic legal considerations in franchising, whether you are representing a franchisor or a franchisee. The course will discuss the legal definition of a franchise, review the federal and state laws governing the franchise relationship, where to find information regarding franchise brands, the dangers of becoming an accidental franchise, and introduce some legal consi... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Truck Accident Litigation In a Nutshell

    This CLE program will provide an overview into important aspects and issues involved in the practice area known as truck accident litigation. These would include: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, statutory employment, liabilities and defenses in accident cases involving driver and trucking company conduct, loading and unloading, underride collisions, intermodal transportation, negligent hiring, forklift operations, truck driver fatigue, FAAAA preemption, logb... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Navigating the Uncharted Legal Terrain of Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science that studies the development and implementation of algorithms and software that allow machines to think and act like humans. AI has many different forms, the most popular of which are machine learning like ChatGPT, natural language processing, computer vision, and robotics. In general, AI is a rapidly advancing field with a variety of applications. It is used to automate tasks, improve efficiency, and create new opportunities... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Business Law Strategy & Contract Drafting: Considerations for Maximizing, Monetizing & Preserving Client's Patent Rights

    This CLE course will provide information that every business law attorney should know about patent law. During this course, you will learn about why NDA’s are so important, the most important parts of a patent application, things to consider when drafting employment agreements, and also, methods for dealing with patent infringement cost-effectively on e-commerce platforms, including Amazon Seller Amazon Patent Evaluation Express (APEX) Program. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Holding The Marijuana Industry Legally Accountable

    Today’s marijuana is high in potency and can reach 99% pure delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The THC in marijuana causes the “high,” and leads to addiction, mental illness, violence, crime, traffic deaths, and many health and social problems. Voters were not adequately informed when marijuana legalization was put on ballots. Marijuana use causes a variety of harms not anticipated by the voters. The marijuana industry victimizes people and causes massive damage as did the tobacco and... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: How the Law Created Inequity

    The phrase “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion” words often heard and even debated - encapsulates efforts to equalize opportunity. Understanding the need or purpose for DEI efforts requires an appreciation for how the law itself embedded inequity. This CLE course will cover the myriad of laws and judicial pronouncements that have embedded inequity in our culture and economy. From the constitution to seminal cases - some taught at a superficial level at grade school and others not taught at a... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Is There Any Evidence For This Evidence: What Experienced Trial Lawyers Must Know About The Evidence Code

    This CLE program provides practical application of the Evidence Code under Federal Rules of Evidence (with reference to some state codes), including sections on Scope (when rules apply, preliminary questions, limitations on admissibility, etc.). Judicial Notice (when courts can assume the truth of commonly known things); Presumptions (regarding burdens, inferences and presumptions);Relevance (what kinds of evidence is deemed relevant and admissible or when such relevant evidence may no... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Rudiments of Social Security Disability Practice

    This CLE program will review the sequential steps established by the Agency for proving both adult and childhood disability. Each step will be explained per the Agency expectations, with additional comments derived from having presided over adjudications regarding the subject for 25 years. This will include practice tips and practical advice. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Following the Money: A Primer on Fraudulent Transfer Litigation for the Uninitiated

    Collecting debts can become extremely difficult and complicated if the debtor decides to play dirty. Debtors facing large lawsuits may try to make themselves judgment-proof by giving away assets to friends, family and other insiders, leaving little or nothing for the creditor to take. This CLE course examines how to combat and unwind such “fraudulent transfers” under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“UFTA”). Additionally, this course will cover the nuts and bolts of avoidance... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Depositions in Motor Vehicle Crashes

    In this CLE course, you will learn how to conduct depositions across the country and leverage the defendant as a free expert witness to secure victory in your motor vehicle crash case. You will also discover how to establish the defendant's negligence using the "Holy Trinity" of motor vehicle crashes, and gain access to readily available legal precedents to support your claims in Motor Vehicle crash litigation. This course is taught by an accomplished attorney who has a track record of... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Managing Client Expectations Throughout the Litigation Process

    You haven’t been paid. You’re upset and you seek legal help in collecting every penny due you. However, it is important to understand what’s involved in the litigation process and how it might affect your decisions regarding settlement of the case. Learn how your professional, personal and psychological skills must all come into play in order for both lawyer and client to move forward in a positive and constructive way towards a satisfying resolution. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Why Lawyers Need to Bill Strategically in an Age of Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence, in terms of developments like ChatGPT, is new to a lot of people, but the idea of using computers to "outsource" certain work -- such as repetitive work -- away from lawyers has been around for a while. Because computers don't get tired, bored, hungry, or distracted, they're actually better at certain tasks than humans are. But we're not ready for "robolawyers" just yet. There's plenty of room for computers and lawyers not only to co-exist but also to keep f... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Did That Witness Show Up? Hearsay and Confrontation Clause Restrictions and Exceptions in Criminal Prosecutions

    Criminal practitioners, prosecutors, defense lawyers, and the judges who preside over them must constantly monitor how to address a prosecution when a witness doesn't attend court. Two types of rules regulate how judges should handle these absences. This CLE presentation analyzes how these rules can be used by prosecutors and defense lawyers to advance their individual cases. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Matrimonial Law: Four Topics Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE program will provide an introduction to the most important elements of matrimonial law: divorce, support, custody and special relief. The course will outline the important considerations in any case and some areas that may be complicated. The presenter will also emphasize the need to consider "pertinent negatives" which lie at the heart of successful handling and satisfactory conclusion of these cases. The course consists primarily of discussion of the important elements in de... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Animal Rescue Law: Latest Developments

    This exciting CLE will feature presentations on a wide variety of topics of interest to animal lovers, as well as a lively panel discussion. Topics include: Animal rights and personhood update Migratory geese and the Jamaica Bay The wild turkeys of Staten Island … and MORE! More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • What You Need to Know About Drafting and Funding the ILIT

    The great majority of current trustees responsible for your clients’ Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts are their eldest sons and daughters acting as unskilled/amateur trustees. For the most part they are not aware of various opportunities and strategies available to them, nor are they aware of the responsibility and fiduciary liability they’ve assumed for the maintenance of their trust’s life insurance coverage. In the near future, trust planning & trustee guidance will become even mor... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Move to Florida, Home in Florida, or Snowbird: What Estate Planning Attorneys Need to Know

    If you have moved, or are considering moving to Florida, have or are buying a second home in Florida, there are important implications of Florida law and planning that should be considered. This CLE presentation will explore a wide range of Florida legal and planning considerations, including: who can be a personal representative of a Floridian’s estate? FL has valuable homestead protection. What is that and how might you take advantage of it? What language might you add to a revocable... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Business Valuation Essentials for Attorneys

    Understand what factors must be considered when determining the valuation of different types of business and why these determinations are important to you and your clients, especially in businesses transactions, estate planning, divorce or separation … and more. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Cyber Security and Cyber Breach: What Lawyers and Their Law Firms Need to Know Now

    This CLE program will discuss cyber security, the consequences of a cyber breach, including ethical considerations, and cyber insurance. In the U.S., we are faced with 50 state laws on data privacy and security. If your business holds personal information from a resident of a particular state, what legal and ethical obligations apply to your firm, and to your clients, under that state’s law? The FTC also watches to ensure that companies are complying with their posted privacy policies. Non-com... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Recent Developments in Building Code Updates… and Local Law 97 of 2019

    Join construction attorney Carol Sigmond and former Chief Structural Engineer of the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Dan Eschenasy as they provide an update on the recent updates to the Department of Building code – with an added discussion on Local Law 97 of 2019. This is one program no construction or real estate lawyer can afford to miss!! More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Skip Tracing for Lawyers

    Attorneys in most areas of practice, especially trust and estates, personal injury, malpractice, debt collection and real estate law occasionally encounter situations requiring the location of missing people. This includes heirs, beneficiaries, witnesses, shareholders and debtors. In many instances, with the proper knowledge, resources and creativity, lawyers may be able to locate these absentees without having to retain the services of private investigators or skip tracers. This conti... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Offshore Asset Protection: Exploring the Various Jurisdictions for Protecting your Clients' Assets

    By many standards, the U.S. is the world’s most litigious society. Learn how to put your clients in a better position to survive a lawsuit. Offshore Asset Protection is often the best way to protect assets from frivolous claims and lawsuits. This course will cover how to use a multitude of jurisdictions such as the Cook Islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Switzerland, and Belize to protect your client’s assets. The course will discuss offshore asset protection, its purpose and why it is ne... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ethics in Workers Compensation

    Navigating the voluminous nature of workers compensation can be a challenge to ensure each and every claimant receives the representation they need. Engaging in ethical representation is both the correct thing to do as well as the best thing to do. This CLE discussion will address the most common areas surrounding this and your best ways of remaining ethical and passionate in your representation. As Associate Justice Potter Stewart, of the United States Supreme Court, said “Ethics is... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • How to Conduct a Deposition: An Interactive Program

    The pre-trial deposition stage is a critical point in any litigation. Indeed many personal injury and commercial cases are either won or lost during the deposition phase. Our panel of experts provides practical guidance, while teaching basic deposition skills, techniques for handling commonly encountered problems, how to use depositions at trial, how to seek rulings from a trial judge, and virtual depositions. Demonstrations of how to conduct depositions in commercial and persona... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • 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. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Estate Planning: Common Issues; Practical Answers

    Every practitioner in every discipline has heard this complaint about a grantor trust and likely we will all hear more of it. Grantor trusts have become the foundation of most modern estate plans. One of the many “benefits” of grantor trusts is that the settlor creating the trust pays the income tax on income earned inside the trust. That is a great way to accelerate the growth of trust assets, and continue to reduce the creator’s estate. But, as with so many things, too much of a “goo... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Trends in Property Law Post-Pandemic

    This CLE course covers recent development in New York real property law, focusing on the changes brought about by the recent pandemic and societal recovery in its aftermath. Topics include representation of clients in eviction proceedings—both residential and commercial, landlord and tenant. Orders to show cause, motions, evidentiary issues and trial practice are among the litigation techniques discussed. The course also covers foreclosure litigation and the new statutes affecting forecl... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Virtual Isolation: Is Hyperconnectivity Helping or Harming the Legal Professional?

    If we stop to think about what we look at most during the day, the answer would probably not be our family or friends, nor our clients or colleagues. The most feasible option would be our mobile phone. Smartphones are now our companions for work, social, leisure and even family life. However, excessive use can lead to problems of dependence, addiction and fear. We find ourselves simultaneously connected and alone. Workers today are ‘never turned off.” Like our mobile phones, we only go on stan... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Form CRS: Practical Considerations for Attorneys

    Every attorney who is in the position of referring a client to a financial professional or firm needs to be aware of the firm's CRS, a new 2- to 4-page disclosure document that SEC-regulated firms must deliver to their clients. The CRS was adopted to help investors understand the different standards of care that apply to their financial professionals (investment advisers vs. broker-dealers vs. dual registrants), as well as conflicts of interest embedded in the firm's way of doing busi... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Anatomy of a Slip and Fall Case from Start to Finish

    A major nor’easter brought accumulating snow to much of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. As a result of this storm, numerous slip and fall injuries on snow and ice have resulted in ongoing litigation. In this CLE course we will step through a hypothetical slip and fall case from the perspective of three individuals: plaintiff’s attorney, defense attorney, and meteorologist expert. First, we will discuss the chronology of meteorological events which created the hazardous situation.... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Evaluating Corporate Governance and Ethics Issues: Incorporating a Business Perspective in the Litigation Process

    Using actual case studies, our expert panel will explore the value of incorporating a business perspective into the litigation process. While the fundamental focus is the litigation and settlement processes, often times the business issues developed and set forth exert a powerful impact on the settlement achieved or trial outcome. The business issues discussed frequently involve governance and ethical considerations, which will be a major focus of our panelists’ discussions. Top... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Landlords’ Concerns in Airbnb-ing

    This program presented by an author and leading landlord-tenant practitioner, draws on his experience representing landlords in litigation arising from tenants who sublease out their apartments for short term rentals, usually in violation of the law, typically in violation of their lease. The course looks from multiple angles at the dangers these rentals present to landlords and to the apartment community. It also addresses how landlords can respond to these violations. Finally... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Things That Make you Go Hmmm... Points That Every Real Estate Attorney Needs to Know

    This CLE lecture is intended to cover matters that many real estate attorneys are familiar with, that they've heard of, but they cannot readily place their finger on the why's, the how's and the when's. As such, we want to get to the source of these queries. Furthermore, we intend to expand upon new developments, including the legislative endeavor to legalize what are, otherwise, "illegal apartments". We further intend to discuss ineffective deed transfers, and lastly, the latest regul... More Info

    $125
    2.75General Credits
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis and The Art of Negotiation

    The Cuban Missile Crisis has just passed its 60th anniversary. It has been said that this crisis is the most examined crisis of American history. Was the positive ending a result of wise decision-making, careful mediation, or just simply luck? The crisis had many actors and held the attention of the entire world during those fateful days in October. This course will examine the negotiations that transpired during the crisis. The actors and their decisions will be highlighted. What lesso... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Breathalyzer Tests: To Blow or Not To Blow, That is The Question

    This CLE program is designed to help lawyers systematically handle the late night phone call from an individual under arrest for DWI. The lecture will not only cover how to answer the question, but to do it in a way that does not incriminate the individual making the call. In addition, the program will cover representing an individual accused of refusing to submit to a chemical test during the virtual DMV hearing, and refusal consequences. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Obligations for Lawyers

    This CLE course will focus on cyber threats to the legal community, why hackers find lawyers to be productive targets, the costs of data breaches, and a lawyers cybersecurity obligations, including in the context of ESI. This course will include discussions on general ethical responsibilities of lawyers in the securing of data within their care, both of their clients and of sensitive information produced by opposing parties and non-parties. The course will also include discussions on t... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat of All - Human Behavior: How to Build a Security First Culture to Protect Your Law Firm

    Your firm’s cybersecurity is only as strong as your weakest link: your employees. 95% of all successful cyber breaches are due to human behavior. Human behavior is the biggest threat to your firm’s cybersecurity, and this webinar will show you how to address that threat. You’ll learn how to educate and train your team so that they help rather than hurt your cybersecurity. With these strategies, you can create a security-first culture that will help your firm survive and thrive in the f... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Pregnancy & Caregiver Rights in the Workplace

    Pregnancy and caregiving responsibilities present unique challenges for both workers and employers. Managers must balance the need for continuity of business operations with regulations that protect expecting mothers and new parents from discrimination and retaliation. For new moms, the stress of pregnancy is too often compounded by unlawful mistreatment from bosses who are overly concerned with their bottom line. This CLE program will include practical guidance for employment law pract... More Info

    $35
    0.75General Credit
  • Making the Most of Mock Trials

    Mock trials can be useful to determine whether and where your client's case and legal theories has strengths and weaknesses. However, mock trials are not crystal balls, predicting the future with certainty, and the practitioner should not walk away from a successful mock trial verdict with unrealistic conclusions and expectations for the real trial. Rather, mock trials are learning tools from which you can gather further strategic and analytic insight, as well as informing you and y... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Defamation and The First Amendment of Speech

    The First Amendment has a complicated history with issues such as defamation, hate speech, and incitement. This CLE course will cover some significant and evolving elements that specifically relate to how defamation intersects with the First Amendment. The course will provide practitioners with the understanding of the complex issues that might be of concern to clients, and how to identify and address these issues. No prior knowledge of defamation is required. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Overview of Social Security’s Decision Making Process

    Learn the basics about how Social Security determines if someone is entitled to receive disability benefits. This CLE course will cover the definition of disability that must be met to receive benefits and will also walk you through, not only the procedural steps of the claim process, but also the disability analysis used by adjudicators to evaluate if the definition of disability is met. At the end of the course, you will have the basic information needed to formulate a successful a... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • 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
    1General Credit
  • Distinguishing Between Employers and Contractors in Light of the New DOL Guidelines

    As many if not most of have seen, the gig economy is a new kid on the block in the world of commerce. During the lockdown of the pandemic, the gig economy, particularly food delivery services grew significantly—such services are now ubiquitous. Those working in the gig economy, including such familiar names as Uber, Lyft, Grubhub, Doordash and others all have one common component of their work—they pick and choose where and when they will work. Given this autonomy, the question has... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Introduction to Paper Discovery and Depositions

    Having a discovery plan at the outset of a case, and being able to implement said plan is a vital tool for success and increasing the overall amount of recovery for your clients. Having a workable plan can also reduce the stress and resources on your practice when having to deal with document dumps and voluminous discovery demands as well. This CLE course will explain how to use "paper discovery" efficiently and economically in Civil and Special Civil matters. It is intended for solo... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • To Prosecute or Not To Prosecute? Analyzing Ethical Rules Telling Prosecutors When and How They Can Do Their Job

    Before the dramatic closing argument or daring cross examination, prosecutor offices must carefully assess whether the case may be prosecuted and precisely how. For prosecutors, these rules provide both limitations for whether cases can be prosecuted at all, and guidelines for how they should be prosecuted if they are. For defense lawyers, these rules provide great advocacy opportunities to attempt to convince prosecutors to drop cases or to prosecute them in certain ways. This CLE... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethics & Client Communication: Setting Yourself Up for Success

    This CLE will address the specific rules and comments regarding client communication to help lawyers understand not only their bar-mandated responsibilities, but also how to build a system to protect your mental health while also meeting clients’ needs. The instructor will share detailed insights into Rule 1.4 and also how to build a healthy legal practice in a high-stress profession. 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
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1.25General Credits
  • Rules and Principles of The Division of Real Estate Between Married and Unmarried Partners

    This CLE course will focus on the division of real estate among divorcing couples. We will discuss how prenuptial and midmarriage agreements can protect the spouse's interest in the property and especially if a down-payment was provided by a family member. The course will also describe the pitfalls that befall practitioners when drafting divorce or separation agreements dealing with sale and buyout of real property. Examples and practice pointers will be provided. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Pennsylvania's Preliminary Hearing Makes a Comeback

    The United States Supreme Court has long held that the preliminary hearing is a critical stage of a criminal prosecution. Commonwealth v. McClelland eviscerated the preliminary hearing. This CLE program will examine the evolution of the preliminary hearing and its slow rebirth as a powerful instrument of due process. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Land Use Regulations

    More than 155 million Americans now live in states with legal weed. Maryland and Missouri passed legalization earlier this month, meaning there are now 21 states where anyone at least 21 years old will be able to legally possess marijuana. While people will soon be able to legally purchase and use marijuana in 21 states, cannabis remains classified as a Schedule I drug on the Controlled Substances Act, the same category as heroin. That means cannabis use can still be a disqualifying factor for... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Legal Ethics: Lawyer and Client Relationship

    This CLE presentation addresses the contours of what constitutes the unauthorized practice of law (UPL) starting with an introduction based on an article I had written that chronicled LegalZoom’s travails as it encountered and overcame a series of UPL challenges from various jurisdictions into which it entered during its expansion into a nationwide provider of legal services focused on individuals and small businesses. It then describes and applies through various hypothetical and act... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethical Considerations in Matrimonial and Family Law

    This fun interactive course will cover various ethical scenarios matrimonial and family court practitioners face with clients, other attorneys and within their own firm, and how to best navigate such issues. Real life examples will be presented, along with solutions and considerations, along with possible outcomes. A mock format will be utilized, with the focus being on the New York Rules of Professional Conduct. This course is designed to provide you with the skills to evaluate and ha... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Social Media and Ethical Issues in Employment Law – Part 2

    This CLE presentation will explore how the Rules of Professional Conduct apply to the use of social media in the work environment. The presentation will highlight social media issues such as privacy, investigations into potential hires, misconduct by current employees and the NY pay transparency law. The presentation is intended to be interactive, with hypotheticals and opportunities for discussion throughout the program. More Info

    $35
    0.75Ethics Credit
  • The Basics of Negotiating Employment Contracts and Separation Agreements

    This CLE program will discuss practice pointers from both an employer and employee’s perspective. Rules and regulations governing the workplace continue to evolve and more and more offers of employment and separation from employment are now memorialized in contracts. It is important for practitioners to review these contracts closely. This course will provide you with the basics of negotiating employment and separation agreements – from what terms to negotiate and how to negotiate –... 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
    2Ethics 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
    1General Credit
  • Attorney Discipline, the First Amendment and YOU!

    Rudolph Giuliani, Kenneth Chesebro, Sidney Powell, L. Lin Wood, Kenneth Kubrowski and a number of other attorneys who sought to overturn the 2020 Presidential Election are now confronted with potential professional discipline for making false out of court statements. Were such statements protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments? Are there exceptions to the constitutional rights of lawyers to make such statements even if false? What are the implications of such efforts to discip... More Info

    $100
    2Ethics Credits
  • Legal Ethics and the Mediation Process

    The use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), particularly in the area of mediation, has grown dramatically in the past ten years. However, it is a process that many counsel lack familiarity with. Judge Scheinkman will discuss the importance of ethical considerations that relate to settlement negotiations. Given the nature of mediation, it is important that the parties negotiate in an ethical fashion which translates into good faith. While trust of an adversary is a relative concep... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • A Guide To Navigating The Maze Of New York City Zoning And Land Use

    This CLE course will offer a comprehensive introduction to zoning and land use, specifically in New York City. The course will present discussions of parking regulations of the Zoning Resolution, including use and bulk as well as the transfer of “air rights”. Mandatory affordable housing and the continuation of non-conforming uses and discretionary approvals, including that of special permits, variances and re-zoning, will be discussed. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Wave of Legislative Changes in Matrimonial Law

    Join us as our expert faculty discusses the wave of legislative change that have affected the practice of matrimonial law, including, among others, the Child Support of Disabled Adults and the legalization of paid surrogacy. This is one program that attorneys interested in developments in matrimonial law cannot afford to miss. More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Due Diligence Under The 33 Act: Avoid Disasters in the Middle of an IPO

    From due diligence to closing there are traps and pitfalls that can be anticipated. Attend this CLE course and learn from the lawyers and bankers what they confront and worry about during the marketing and distribution of initial public offerings. The panelists will provide real life examples of challenges that could have jeopardized the success of the IPO’s. Avoid the disasters and help assure your clients’ successful underwriting. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Ace Your Case: Trial Preparation and Strategy

    This CLE course will focus on preparing for a civil trial, in order to maximize your chances of winning. We will start by "mapping out" a trial strategy. The "mapping out" or "roadmap" will include how to prove your case, as well as to anticipate, and be ready to rebut, any effective counter-actions of the opposing side. The preparation will include deciding upon and organizing your physical evidence, as well as the witnesses who will help you get your proof into evidence, and otherwise help... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • How to Handle a Wage and Hour/ FLSA Case

    In recent years there has been an influx of litigation in the area of wage and hour claims, as improperly paid employees have recovered compensation for missed wages, improper classification and more. Hear from a panel of experts as they provide a nuts and bolts look at wage and hour litigation, from the perspective of the plaintiff, the defendant, a mediator and the Magistrate Judge, Hon. Sara L. Cave, SDNY. More Info

    $125
    2.5General Credits
  • Hot Topics and Trends in Employment Law

    Join us for updates about the dynamic and fast-changing employment laws and EPL trends across the country. This CLE presentation reviews key developments in employment law over the last year and new legislation and trends affecting employment cases. Topics include the interplay between and among the FMLA, ADA, and OSHA with regard to Covid-related claims; confidentiality clauses in the post “me too” period; medical marijuana laws and accommodation issues, and post-Covid EPL verdict tre... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • The Hidden Secrets of Constructive Trust Litigation

    This CLE course will address the hidden secrets of constructive trust litigation. A typical example could be if one’s client has executed a deed signing away his property, with full knowledge of what he was doing. However, he had an "understanding" that he would get it back someday. Does the statute of frauds bar relief? Maybe not. The author of the new book "Litigating Constructive Trusts" reveals some critical issues that come up in constructive trust cases, and how to use those matt... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Legal Issues for Growing Cannabis at Home

    Cannabis was legalized in New York under the Marijuana Regulation and Tax Act. During the tense negotiations and against the lobbying of trade groups such as the New York Medical Cannabis Industry, cannabis advocates fought for the inclusion of home cultivation in the new law. To our astonishment, we received word on March 30 that we had prevailed, and homegrown was included in the final version of the bill. In the mad rush for money that has since taken over the cannabis industry, hom... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Don’t Get Caught Without A Contractor’s License: The Downfalls and Damages of Working Without a License

    This course covers the basic overview of construction contractor licensing laws in California and discusses the consequences of violating the licensing requirements. We will cover the purpose of the licensing laws and their application to those who perform construction services, as well as applicable exemptions. The penalties for a violation can be severe and do not allow for equitable remedies. We will review recent case law that clarifies the remedy available to a project owner wh... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Case Selection, Evaluation, and Beyond

    Our panelists will discuss the elements of case selection, evaluation and other aspects relating to acceptance of representation. While focusing on personal injury and insurance cases, the topics will apply to many other types of cases. This will be a very extensive look at the topics by highly experience practitioners who are the senior members of their firms. More Info

    $75
    1.5General 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
    1.5General Credits
  • NCAA & Name, Image, Likeness Updates & Anarchy in America! Oh My

    The last four years have been a watershed moment in amateur college sports. From the possibility of losing eligibility for pursuing endorsement offers in 2019 to signing multi-million dollar deals in 2022 this is a new era for student-athletes. Sports lawyers will learn about how we got here and how the intersection of NIL deals, the NCAA Transfer Portal & Boosters have changed the college sports landscape. And we know this much…where we are now and what is allowed or not allowed today... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Mediation Ethics for Mediators and Mediation Advocates

    This CLE course is designed for mediation advocates and third-party neutrals to fully inform and assist in understanding and working with the ethical rules that apply in mediation. A review of the Model Standards promulgated jointly and recommended by the ABA (American Bar Association), the AAA (American Arbitration Association), and the ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) along with an example of how this works in a state which has adopted the model standards, in addition to rel... More Info

    $75
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • Legal Ethics: Confidentiality and Taking Remedial Measures

    Confidentiality is one of the three main fiduciary duties a lawyer owes to their client. Without strict confidentiality, clients may not feel free to discuss sensitive matters with their lawyer. This can sometimes clash with the lawyer’s obligations of candor to the tribunal when evidence that has already been offered turns out to be false. There are significant variations among the jurisdictions on how to deal with evidence that the lawyer discovers is false. Two of the largest st... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Labor and Employment Law Update: What’s New and What’s Next

    This CLE will include both New York State and Federal laws and will discuss updates and developments in labor and employment law. Some of the topics will include: The latest Covid requirements, (yes there are still specific laws and issues on this), sick leave, Unemployment Insurance relating to 1099’s, discrimination, workers’ compensation, wage and hour law updates, electronic monitoring, arbitration agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements and other labor and emplo... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Back to the Future in Fixed Income Investing? Navigating a Changing Landscape in Municipal and Fixed Income Securities

    This panel will discuss common content standards between FINRA Rule 2210 and MSRB Rule G-21 and describe some key differences. Attendees will hear tips on creating compliant municipal securities communications and considerations for more complex debt instruments. Attendees will gain knowledge of how FINRA’s Fixed Income Regulation Staff works with MSRB on municipal securities matters. Topics Discussed: Comply with the common content standards of FINRA Rule 2210 and MSRB Rule G-21 an... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Digital Communications and Social Media

    In the rapidly developing world of digital marketing, how can firms stay in compliance? Can firms communicate relevant, meaningful information in the digital age? Attend this session to experience how industry and regulatory experts are grappling with these challenges. The panel covers current topics including how firms engage technology to address their compliance obligations and creative ways to use effective disclosure. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ethical Concerns for Vehicle and Traffic Law Matters

    How do you respond when a Judge asks you to provide potentially damaging information about your client? This CLE course attempts to address strategies to navigate potentially perilous ethical concerns with regard to Vehicle and Traffic Law matters. I will discuss ways you can be an effective advocate for your client while remaining compliant with your ethical responsibilities. This includes plea negotiations with the prosecutor on DWIs and moving violations, dealing with plea restri... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Variable Products & Retirement Planning

    Join FINRA staff and industry practitioners as they discuss variable and retirement planning productions. The panelists also explore frequently asked questions and discuss regulatory challenges. Topics Discussed: Summarize how to create a variable product communication with respect to content and performance. Address selected topics, such as supplemental hypothetical illustrations, comparisons and complexity of contracts and investment options. Understand the legal perspective on th... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ad Review Workshop: Part 1

    During this highly interactive and dynamic session, attendees apply FINRA advertising rules to several mock advertisements and uncover the hidden concerns. Attendees work in small groups and present their findings to fellow participants, while moderators present the regulatory perspective, clarify any misperceptions and answer questions. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Advertising Compliance Bootcamp: Select Topics

    This panel will discuss examples of content violations, disclosure and performance standards of SEC Rules, standards for variable insurance product communications, guidance with respect to options communications, presentation of rankings, the core concepts of social media and digital communications, and a list of basic “do’s” and “don’ts.” By the end of the session, you will be able to: Comply with the content standards of FINRA Rule 2210. Apply the: SEC Rules to investment company... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Advertising Compliance: Fundamentals of FINRA Rule 2210

    This CLE course is designed for attorneys who are new to FINRA’s advertising rules or experienced practitioners interested in a refresher. A panel of FINRA professionals provides an overview of FINRA’s Communications With the Public rule, including filing requirements, internal approval and supervision, and content standards. Panelists answer questions about how to apply the rules to financial services communications and marketing materials. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Current Communications with the Public Regulatory Issues

    Join FINRA staff and industry panelists for an in-depth conversation on current advertising regulatory issues, including the new Investment Advisers Act Marketing Rule. Topics Discussed: Learn about recent communications rule changes and proposals. Understand how the new IA Marketing Rule will impact firm communications. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Exempt Offerings

    This CLE program focuses on industry and regulatory developments related to Reg D and Reg A+ offerings. During the session, panelists discuss common concerns and recent regulatory findings. Speakers provide practical information and effective practices for firms offering these products to retail investors and discuss Regulatory Notices 20-21 and 21-26. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Fintech Firms: Communications Compliance Topics

    Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they share insights on challenges and effective practices related to communications compliance for Fintech focused firms. The panel covers topical issues such as digital engagement practices, mobile applications, integrated product offerings, and crypto assets. Panelists answer questions and provide tips on the use of technology to help navigate this quickly evolving area. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Investment Companies Current Topics

    Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they discuss topical advertising compliance issues concerning registered investment companies, including mutual funds, ETFs and closed-end funds. Panelists cover the compliance challenges associated with complex products such as single stock ETFs, crypto futures funds, non-transparent ETFs and ESG focused investments. The panel also includes discussions regarding regulatory interpretations and compliance tips. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Social Media Ethics and Trends for Employment Lawyers

    Join Marty Gandelman and Committee Chair Lauren Paxton for a program sponsored by NYCLA’s Labor and Employment Committee. The evening will open with a CLE presentation exploring how the Rules of Professional Conduct apply to attorneys' use of various social media platforms and how to navigate potential ethical issues related to marketing, evidence gathering, ex parte communications, and jurors. The presentation will also highlight social media issues that may arise in the workp... More Info

    $35
    0.75Ethics 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
    1.75General Credits
  • How to Handle an Automobile Case

    Cases involving automobiles are some of the most common types of actions that are brought. Yet, knowing what steps to take when brining such an action, or defending one are of critical importance. Our expert panel will discuss many of the key considerations for both plaintiff's and defense counsel, including, but not limited to: Evaluating the case and gathering evidence Accident reconstruction Understanding when theories of fault and no-fault apply Insurance considerations Damage... More Info

    $75
    1.75General 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
    1.5General 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
  • Navigating SaaS Contracts: Top Tips for Reducing Risk

    As data leaks and hacks become increasingly prevalent, the importance of privacy laws becomes even more critical. This is particularly true when dealing with SaaS. This CLE course will explain the newest trends in privacy laws as well as their impact on SaaS contracts. The course will provide an overview of best practices for drafting risk allocation clauses and offer an in-depth look at two of the most significant clauses – indemnification and limited liability – from the perspective... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Drafting Comic Book Contracts: A Practical Guide

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

    $100
    2General 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
  • 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
  • Representing a Deponent and Deposing a Representative

    This CLE is designed to introduce the concepts behind a representative appearing at a deposition. this course will examine doing so under 30 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, but will discuss the practical implications of doing so; the ways in which such a deposition could be conducted; and, in what actual capacity such a person testifies. This course will also discuss the privileges that can be asserted in such a deposition, and how they differ slightly from those that can be... 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
    1General Credit
  • Staying Safe and Sound: Maintaining a Realistic Work/Life Balance in Uncertain Times

    We know that you may still be getting bombarded with messages about Covid related issues, whether that be on television, social media, or in your work and community networks. In uncertain times like these, anxiety, stress, fear, and negative thoughts can easily take control. You may still be worried about being in crowds, wearing a mask, getting another vaccine or booster for yourself and your loved ones, your office, your clients, your finances or how to manage whatever the future holds as... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics 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
  • Motion Practice in Family Law: Tips and Techniques

    In this CLE program, John Teufel, a matrimonial lawyer who has dedicated his practice to drafting motions and briefs for family attorneys, will share his tips and tricks for: creating effective affidavits and affirmations, explain the procedural boxes litigators must check, and discuss the larger strategic importance behind family law motion practice. More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Residential Lease Drafting Primer

    In a course designed both for the seasoned practitioner and the newcomer to lease drafting, this CLE course discusses the essentials in drafting a residential lease and provides specific language for specialized clauses. The course includes theory, rationale, and specific language for suggested lease clauses. While some of these clauses are rarely found in modern day leases, they certainly should be as they speak to some of the hottest topics in the field. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Shoemakers with Barefoot Children: What Attorneys Need to Know About Their Own Estate Planning

    This CLE program will feature a discussion of how to make an action plan to protect yourself, your family and your practice. This practical "how to" program will review practical asset protection planning steps practitioners should consider, current generation of insurance options that may help practitioners and other practical steps they should consider. While many of these planning ideas are suitable for clients, the focus of this program is helping YOU – the practitioner. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • How to Respond to a Motion for Summary Judgment in Brief Form and at Oral Argument

    This CLE Course will address the tools and tactics when responding to civil motions. It will teach you all the basic civil procedure rules you need to know when a motion filed against your client hits your inbox on a Friday afternoon. The presenter will explain the best strategies and ways to respond to a motion including all the little-known obscure practice rules that will preserve your client’s claims and allow you to admit the evidence needed to support your arguments at trial. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Discovery in Surrogates Court: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Designed for those new to Surrogate’s Court practice as well as experienced estate planners and litigators who want to bring their practice to the next level, this CLE program will review the laws, rules and procedures involved in litigating matters in Surrogate’s Court from the viewpoints of both the petitioner and the respondent. This course also aims to provide some practical and time saving tips and some suggestions for must dos and absolutely don’ts. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Attorney's Fees: Federal Rule 68

    What options are available to Plaintiffs when Defendants stonewall discovery? What options are available to Defendants when Plaintiffs make an overstated demand and stubbornly refuses to engage in reasonable negotiations? This CLE course examines litigation strategies and tactics to give your client techniques to gain advantages using the Federal fee-shifting and fee reducing Rules of Civil Procedure. Not for just the federal practitioner, many state and local jurisdictions have paral... 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
    1.5General 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
  • A Quarter of a Century Later, HIPAA is More Relevant than Ever

    For the past 25 years, HIPAA has been synonymous with a patient's privacy and security of his/her medical records. One area that has been on OCR's enforcement radar for the past few years is the failure of covered entities to provide patients with a copy of their medical records within a prescribed period of time set forth in the regulations. On top of the recent enforcement actions, reproductive healthcare has taken center stage and with it, areas of HIPAA, including the law enforcement excep... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • 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
  • Legal Issues in Divorce Cases: Equitable Distribution, Spousal Maintenance and Child Support

    The CLE course will detail how New York, somewhat patterned on New Jersey equitable distribution law, instituted and applied equitable distribution to all divorces. The course will include the current applicable statutory and recent case law. The course will also include tips on how to argue for the best possible result for your client on all financial issues. As for spousal maintenance and child support, besides reviewing the current statutes and guidelines, and recent appl... More Info

    $50
    1.25General 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
  • Math as a Powerful Tool in Law: Criminal, Civil, Commercial, Employment and Chapter 11

    This fascinating CLE course will explain the applicability of statistics and probability theory to a wide range of legal areas from discrimination to criminal trials to corporate law, and will explain how they are applied. Various theorems typically used in the application of mathematics in determinations will be presented and potential determinations on the basis of mathematics will be outlined. 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
  • Long Term Care Ins and Outs: Elder Law Update

    Unexpected, unreimbursed long-term care expenses, be they for cognitive or physical impairments, can have catastrophic effects on a client's personal life, as well as the lifestyle of their spouse and family. Arrangements that clients make or don't make while they are younger and healthy will determine the quality of their lives & their families lives going forward. This CLE course will discuss what you and your clients need to know about Traditional & the new Combo/Linked insurance pla... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Taking and Defending Depositions

    Taking and defending depositions are necessary skills for litigation attorneys. Yet, COVID has created changes to the way many depositions are conducted, requiring attorneys to consider additional strategic and practical considerations. Our expert speaker will discuss the deposition process from both the plaintiff's and defendant's perspectives with a focus on the practical aspects, including preparation, objections, the use of experts... and MORE! More Info

    $100
    2General 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
  • False Claims Act and COVID-19

    This CLE course will provide an update on COVID-19 Litigation, including trends, insight, funds, and success, with a particular focus on whistleblower litigation. The primary statutes under which relief from government fraud, waste, and abuse, may be sought are the federal and state False Claims Acts (“FCAs”). This course will provide attendees with an overview of the whistleblower laws, the potential to use the False Claims Act as a tool to fight COVID-19 fraud update on the types of... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • How to Settle Cases During a Pandemic

    COVID-19 has decimated jobs and businesses, causing an upsurge in delinquent account receivables. As difficult as payment has been for debtors, our creditor clients are also losing revenue through uncollectible debt. But through creative negotiations, collection professionals can try and maximize collections during these difficult times with the right mix of empathy, assessment and long term planning. Learn how to successfully keep clients and increase collections by getting to the hea... 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
    1.25General Credits
  • Everything Attorneys Need to Know in Order to Effectively Master a Residential NY Real Estate Contract

    This lecture is designed to effectively decipher all of the moving parts that make up a Residential New York Real Estate Contract. We will cover not only that which is detailed in the Contract, but the “why’s and how’s” as to those provisions, as well as those provisions that require amplification, modification, removal and/or embellishment, in order to effectively protect your Client, be it a Seller or a Purchaser, to the Contract. We will cover not only that which is detailed in the C... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Ethical Issues Concerning Retainer Agreements, Website Management, and Termination Letters

    This CLE program will present and discuss issues concerning the engagement of clients through effective Engagement Letters, creating and maintaining firm websites to minimize any potential representation risks as well as determining when termination of the Attorney/Client relationship is proper (or required). Participants will be introduced to appropriate forms and strategies when facing the request of representation by a potential client. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics 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
  • Let ‘em Play! Sports Litigation and Extraordinary Remedies

    Sports leagues and their teams have a unique legal relationship. Are they a single entity, partners or joint venturers? When trouble arises between teams and their leagues, what causes of action and remedies are available to right the wrong? This fast moving presentation covers the potential causes of action and affirmative defenses, followed by analysis of potential extraordinary remedies. The first half covers the best use of antitrust, tortious interference, breach of contr... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • 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
  • Winning Dog Bite Cases for Plaintiffs and Defense Tactics

    This CLE course will discuss tips for winning dog bite cases for your injured client, trends in dog bites cases, understanding different types of victims, especially children and the pitfalls of dog bite cases. Presenting damages and preserving evidence will also be discussed. A former prosecutor turned personal injury trial attorney shares her tips. More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • The Law of U.S. Government Ethics

    This CLE class is designed for those Attorneys who are working for or with the Federal Government. It outlines fundamentals of government ethics laws as defined by the U.S. Government's Office of Government Ethics. From an introduction into the statutory and regulatory bases for this body of law, the class proceeds to address some of the most common issues that government attorneys face when dealing with ethical issues. These include the use of government property, with special emphasi... More Info

    $75
    1.75General 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
  • Custody Decisions: When God and Culture Have a Say

    This CLE lecture will present an analysis of cases relating to custody matters characterized by the issues of culture and religion, as well as the difference on these issues between the two parents. It will review case law and psychological protocols that are used to understand what factors a court will consider and what weight it will attribute in the handling of these matters. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Cryptomorphing The Legal Profession: Musings From A Stacker In The Rye

    The goal of this presentation is to expose lawyers to the rabbit hole of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, and the effects and potential effects on the legal profession. We will discuss topics ranging from the acceptance of cryptocurrency as payment for legal services to the impact of blockchain technology and cryptcurrency projects on payment systems security transactions, smart contracts, and public record filings. The presentation will be successful if at the end a p... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • A Voyage Through the Terrain of NYS Administrative Hearings

    This CLE course is designed to assist new or unfamiliar attorneys and Administrative Law Judges to understand general aspects of New York State administrative adjudicatory proceedings. The itinerary includes instruction on the initial establishment of the New York State administrative hearing process, administrative law judges vs. other judges, the basic skills needed to conduct hearings, the relevant components of a hearing, the roles and functions of the parties and how to implement... More Info

    $125
    2.75General Credits
  • 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
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • 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
    2General 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
    1Ethics Credit
  • Commercial Lease Disputes: To Litigate or Arbitrate; Which is the Best Way to Resolve Them

    During the COVID/Post-COVID Era there seems to be a proliferation of disputes between tenants and commercial landlords. So what is the best way to resolve them? Our panel of experts will discuss the pros and cons of commercial lease litigation as well as the pros and cons of commercial lease arbitration. There will also be a panel discussion of the hot button issues and ample time for questions and answers from the audience. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Cryptocurrency and the Blockchain: Understanding the Landscape of Legal Issues and Offerings

    There is much confusion regarding the many cryptocurrencies available and even more about blockchain technology; particularly in light of recent market upheavals. Global observers are keen to determine whether cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology are taking us in a new currency direction, or whether crypto is a fading fad. The answers to these questions may lie in the legal analysis. What are the legal challenges and do the challenges doom the blockchain? Or can ou... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1Ethics 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
  • The ABCs of DVSJA (Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act)

    This CLE session will provide information and strategies regarding, how, when, and for whom to use the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act to reduce prison time for your clients at both sentencing hearings and on appeal. The session will also provide tips for working with survivors who may be hesitant to discuss their past. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Statutory Interpretation: Do the Words “because of… sex” Include “Sexual Orientation” and “Transgender Identity”?

    “…because of sex.” They seem like simple words, but are integral in the context of employment discrimination. This CLE course will address prior United States Supreme Court litigation such as Hopkins and Oncale regarding whether sexual orientation and transgender identity were included in the statutory definition of “sex.” The course will evaluate three cases before the Court decided on the basis of statutory interpretation, and how they address the question of the court’s st... More Info

    $200
    4.25General Credits
  • 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
  • E-Signatures: Managing the New Reality

    The world has changed. Now more than ever, the significance and usability of electronic signatures has come to the forefront. This informative CLE program will discuss governing law and various e-signature platforms, as well as provide a demonstration of how you can incorporate them into your practice. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • 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
  • Back to Normal: Handling New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Matters in the Post-Covid Era

    The COVID-19 pandemic put many practices into a tailspin and perhaps none more than the landlord-tenant practice. Indeed, words like “evictions” and “moratorium” became household phrases after the Covid pandemic and they remain as such even today. However, as life moves on so does the practice of law and in this course we will explore just how to proceed with a “normal” landlord-tenant practice following the conclusion of the pandemic. In this course, we will explore the basic concepts... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • 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
  • Privacy and Cyber Breaches: Are You Next?

    For businesses large and small, compliance with federal, state, and foreign privacy laws and regulations has become an essential business obligation. These laws govern a company’s collection, storage, use, sharing and disposal of personally identifiable information (“PII”), protected health information (“PHI”), and payment card information (“PCI”). A company’s innocent or inadvertent failure to abide by these laws, or its failure to timely and fully disclose how it performs such tasks,... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Metaverse Law: Intro to ARVR, Issues, IP Ownerships, Monetization, Cyber Currency, and Licensing

    With apologies to the Beatles, tech is flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup, it slithers unregulated across the Metaverse. From AltCoin to Web 3.0, this course addresses the breadth of tech law in the Metaverse. The lecturer will review some of the basic terminology (in plain English!) before discussing the application of regulatory and statutory law to the Metaverse, how the Metaverse polices itself, and how the Metaverse is monetized. Specific topics will... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • 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
  • Legal Debt Collection: Best Practices in the Current Environment

    Discover methods that work in the debt collection law practice. Learn where the pitfalls are and how to avoid them. This is a basic course for those who are interested in exploring this field of law. In this CLE we will explore the collection legal practice from beginning to resolution. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Brokers With a Significant History of Misconduct

    This CLE program will discuss the new rules concerning brokers with significant history of misconduct. Panelists review the implications of retaining or hiring brokers with such a history. After attending this session, you will be able to: Understand changes to rule 9200 and 9556 Discuss heightened supervisory procedures for statutory disqualified associated persons Review written request requirement process through the Membership Application Group (MAP) More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Challenges Facing Firms in Monitoring AML and Protecting Against Fraudulent Activities

    This CLE program reviews challenges facing firms in monitoring and protecting against fraudulent activities. Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they provide examples of effective controls their firms have put into place to address AML risks. After attending this session, you will be able to: Review AML and Fraud Protection Red Flags and Effective Practices Discuss monitoring for high-risk suspicious activities Discuss policies, procedures, controls, and education that bridg... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Communications Compliance: Current Developments

    This CLE program will discuss current communications compliance and marketing practices. Topics include recent guidance on how FINRA’s communications rules apply in a virtual environment, and how firms can communicate compliantly about ESG and other current investment trends. Panelists will also talk about the regulatory implications of complex products and services such as crypto assets and emerging technologies in the marketing compliance space. After attending this session, you... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Conflicts of Interest in Capital Markets and Investment Banking

    This CLE program will discuss helpful tips and tools for managing conflicts of interest in capital markets and investment banking firms. Panelists will discuss practices that raise conflict of interest concerns and how to remedy these issues. After attending this session, you will be able to: Understand how some firms identify and mitigate risks associated with conflicts of interest Apply practical compliance approaches to mitigate and monitor for conflicts of interest Know of and... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Considerations and Practices for Supervising Independent Contractors

    This CLE program addresses common challenges in supervising independent contractors. The session offers examples and suggestions for firms to use in their everyday supervision and compliance efforts. The panel also discusses existing rules and related guidance and shares effective industry practices. After attending this session, you will be able to: Understand the challenges associated with supervising independent contractors Identify effective practices for supervision and o... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Consolidated Audit Trail

    During this session, panelists discuss how to prepare for compliance with the consolidated audit trail (CAT), including firm obligations, deadlines and resources. After attending this session, you will be able to: Discuss upcoming key dates How to prepare and resources available More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Gamification, Mobile Apps and Digital Engagement

    Panelists share insights into the developing world of digital engagement practices, including gamification, in broker dealers’ mobile apps, marketing, and online platforms. Attend this session to hear how compliance and regulatory experts are responding to the rapidly developing use of data analytics to drive digital communications. Panelists discuss risks and benefits of digital engagement features and how to supervise them effectively. After attending this session, you will be... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Hot Topics in Municipal Securities and Other Fixed Income

    FINRA and MSRB staff discuss recent enforcement actions related to municipal securities (e.g., 529 Plans, municipal short positions), examination priorities, fixed income-related rulemaking, and common problems uncovered during Member Supervision and Market Regulation reviews. After attending this session, you will be able to: Review recent enforcement actions on 529s and muni shorts Discuss topics related to municipal securities Discuss recent and ongoing regulatory initiatives More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Market Structure: What Factors Are Driving Changes

    During this session, FINRA staff and industry practitioners discuss current developments and future trends in the industry, including best execution guidance and payment for order flow issues. After attending this session, you will be able to: Understand Best Execution guidance Discuss effective practices for reviewing and documenting best execution Discuss technology available to process trades More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Options Markets: Recent Regulatory Issues

    Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they discuss regulatory issues impacting options markets. After attending this session, you will be able to: Discuss recent and ongoing regulatory initiatives Discuss supervision of options trading in customer accounts Identify effective controls, procedures, and technology processes More Info

    $35
    0.75General Credit
  • Remote Supervision

    Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they discuss what they have learned from working remotely. During the session, panelists discuss effective controls, procedures, and processes that member firms are incorporating to address supervision in a remote work environment. After attending this session, you will be able to: Identify controls, procedures, and processes that member firms are incorporating to address supervision in a remote work environment Review lessons learned and... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Restricted Firm Obligations: What You Need to Know

    Join FINRA staff as they discuss Rule 4111 (Restricted Firm Obligations). During the session, panelists review the new obligation and criteria for identification. After attending this session, you will be able to: Review new obligations Identify controls, procedures, and processes that member firms are incorporating to address these obligations Review identification metrics thresholds Discuss restricted deposit accounts More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Vendor Management: Due Diligence and Oversight

    During this session FINRA staff and industry practitioners walk through various important considerations when choosing new vendors. Panelists discuss finding a technical solution that is a good fit for your firm, tips on performing an efficient due diligence review, contract issues, and advice on implementing the new software. After attending this session, you will be able to: Understand the limitations and risks of technology to find the right solution for your business needs Develop... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Alternative Investments and Complex Products

    This CLE program addresses developments related to alternative investments and complex products. The session emphasizes the importance of understanding product features, characteristics, and their supervisory challenges. After attending this session, you will be able to: Understand the latest regulatory developments related to alternative investments and complex products Discuss due diligence requirements and industry practices when recommending private placement and REIT securities... More Info

    $35
    0.75General Credit
  • Hot Topics in FinTech

    Join FINRA staff and industry practitioners as they discuss the growing area of FinTech (Financial Technology). The session includes a discussion on new and innovative ways firms are integrating fintech into their business models and the importance of a strong compliance structure to address regulatory obligations. After attending this session, you will be able to: Gain a perspective on how “FinTech” is defined by various industry stakeholders Discuss the supervisory challenges of t... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Love and Legislation Makes a Family: The Child Parent Act 1 Year In

    Despite its reputation for legislative progressiveness, prior to the passage of the Child Parent Security Act (CPSA), New York had one of the nation’s most antiquated surrogacy laws featuring a ban on enforceable compensated surrogacy arrangements. That ban, which imposed harsh penalties on those participating in compensated surrogacy arrangements, resulted from the infamous Baby M case which involved a contest between the surrogate (who had supplied the egg used in conception) and the child... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Senior and At-Risk Investors

    Join FINRA staff and industry experts as they discuss how FINRA rules and state requirements related to Senior and Vulnerable Adult clients can help firms service this growing client base and how to ensure your organization is protected. After attending this session, you will be able to: Review FINRA Rules 2165 & 4512 Discuss elder abuse prevention and protection act Review State Report and hold laws More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Social Media and the Rise of the Finfluencers

    Human behavior has evolved as a result of the pandemic. For the financial services industry, the rapid acceleration of digital adoption has dramatically changed the way we engage with each other and our clients. Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they discuss how social media and social media influencer are affecting the industry. Panelists discuss new developments, effective compliance practices, and how their firms are managing social media obligations. After attending t... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • An Attempt To Make Sense Of The Nonsensical: Patent-Eligibility (35 U.S.C. § 101)

    35 U.S.C. § 101 appears clear on its face as to what inventions are patent-eligible. However, the U.S. Supreme Court has created judicial exceptions and a subjective two-part test. Courts have struggled to apply the two-part test consistently and they continue to use the test to invalidate patent claims at the motion to dismiss stage without the challenger having to provide any evidence of invalidity. This CLE looks at various Supreme Court and Federal Circuit cases, poses thought-p... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Ethical Considerations for Multistate Referral Rules and Fees

    In this CLE seminar taught by a former Morris County Assistant Prosecutor, you will learn best practices and Rules for Attorney Referral Rules in New Jersey and throughout the United States, State by State. Topics include: The Policy Behind Fee Sharing Prohibition Model Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.3 Profit Sharing Agreements or Employee Profit Sharing Plans More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • The New Infrastructure Bill and Your Need to Understand Design-Build and Engineer-Procure-Construct Projects

    Public entities/agencies will want to get funding to work as quick as possible. They will want to avoid the time constraints and design-liability associated with design-bid-build. As a result, there will be a move to design-build (also sometimes referred to as Engineer/Procure/Construct (EPC) projects) in order for these projects to be started as quickly as possible, and to hopefully mitigate exposure for claims. The problem is that the change in legal dynamics associated with desig... 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

    $50
    1Ethics 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
  • How Lawyers Can Represent Brokers Beyond Their State Licensing

    Brokers want to make deals throughout the nation, and chafe at the idea that their single state license will limit their ability or right to legally work on deals in other states. License portability-which is NOT license reciprocity-will allow this to occur, when the broker cooperates with a licensee of the state where the property is located. However, different states have different limitations on just what these out of state brokers can legally do. Learn how to find, inter... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Evolution Of An Eviction Moratorium: Landlord Tenant Strategies And Emergency Rental Assistance

    This CLE course explores the evolution of New York’s eviction moratorium, starting at the outset of the pandemic to more fully understand the court’s strategy to handle the evictions backlog. Courts are moving forward with their congested calendar; however, a de facto stay will be in place for tenants who apply for New York’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (“ERAP”). Parties should adjust their expectations accordingly as ERAP applications are likely to delay many eviction proceedi... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Statutory Interpretation: How To Use It To Your Clients’ Advantage

    Statutes are directly or indirectly involved in most litigated cases, yet very little attention is ever paid to the dozens of rules of statutory interpretation that can make or break your case. Judges appreciate statutory interpretation analysis from litigants. You should be the one to provide it. The rules of statutory interpretation are fairly straight forward. This course will show you that these rules are much easier than the multitude of Latin phrases associated with them would otherwise... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Transit Oriented Development: An Exciting Pillar of Urban Development

    Transit-oriented development involves developing an individual building or planning an entire area around public transit infrastructure such as a Metra train station. Suburban TOD in particular involves the coordination of many aspects of land use including: community outreach, suburban renewal and walkable neighborhoods, economic development, and transportation planning. Demand for TOD has grown significantly in recent years leading to more vibrant, livable, sustainable communities ce... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • 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
  • The Ethics of Social Media and Attorney Competency

    Join us for a CLE program exploring the requirements for ethically using social media to build your referral network and the interplay of Rules of Professional Conduct on advertising, solicitation and attorney communications. This program will cover the Rules of Professional Conduct related to advertising and marketing on the internet, and how the ethics rules have not yet caught up with new technology. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Reverse Mortgages: Stay In Your House For The Rest Of Your Life? Not So Fast!

    This CLE Course will discuss in detail, how Reverse Mortgage holders often times file foreclosure actions without any basis to support the actions. The course will examine the problematic determinations by the Reverse Mortgage servicers of non-occupancy by Borrowers and provide guidance for attorneys to properly litigate these actions for their clients. You will be provided valuable insight as to how to effectively and powerfully handle these cases for your clients from incepti... More Info

    $50
    1.25General 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
  • Selling and Purchasing Real Property Through Decedents’ Estates

    Our expert panel will address how to convey good title out of a deceased individual's estate where: there are defined deed tenancy and survival recitals; there is probate of a last will and testament and death with a will; there are administration proceedings and death without a will; deeds from sole heirs with no probate or administration; and other unique cases of passing a decedent's interests More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • The Weaponization of Technology in Family Law Cases

    As our dependency and use of technology increases, we rely on electronic devices to complete many daily activities. Unfortunately, these same technologies are being seen more and more in family law cases where offenders have identified ways to exploit them in order to facilitate harm towards their victims and co-parents alike. In this CLE program, Steven Bradley will explore the risks and benefits of technology, not only for the clients we serve, but also for you in your personal and pr... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • What Happens To Your Practice If You Die Or Become Disabled

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

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Recent Important Civil Cases of The Virginia Supreme Court For All Civil Litigators

    This CLE program will review 44 written summaries of recent opinions of the Virginia Supreme Court of importance for attorneys practicing civil law in Virginia. These cases cover a wide range of topics including torts, wrongful death, civil rights, contracts, economic loss rule, family law, civil procedure, evidence, causes of action, and affirmative defenses, including immunity and resjudicata/collateral estoppel. Each summary includes an alert which all lawyers should consider from t... More Info

    $100
    2General 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
  • Bitcoin: Time For Lawyers To Take A Byte

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • When Debtors Get Indicted: The Interaction of Bankruptcy and Criminal Law

    Join NYCLA’s Bankruptcy Law Committee for a panel discussion of the legal issues which may arise when a client has committed criminal acts before a bankruptcy case filing. The Panel is composed of highly experienced attorneys, both bankruptcy and criminal, that will provide practical advice for addressing a sensitive and complex intersection of the law." The Panel will discuss such topics as: the administration of the case, the types of debts which may not be dischargeable, and an... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • NFT's: A Survey of Intellectual Property Issues

    One year ago, an NFT of Beeple’s collage sold at Christie’s for $69 million. Since then, the term NFT has permeated our society. Between staggering sale prices, celebrity endorsements, and revolutionary use cases, NFTs have taken the world by storm. But what have we learned during this trip around the sun? This timely CLE course features a panel of experts who will discuss the current state of the NFT and Web3 culture and community, as well as a deep dive into the most pressing i... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Are You Up To It? Handling High Conflict Custody and Divorce Matters

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

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • What Employment Lawyers Need to Know About Executive Compensation

    This CLE program will highlight the key considerations for employment lawyers handling executive employment matters both on behalf of management and individuals. The program will feature equity compensation basics, including the common terms in grant agreements, pitfalls in negotiating offers, employment termination impacts, and 409 tax issues. The program will provide valuable insights and practical takeaways for employment negotiations and disputes along with a touch of tax basics. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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

    $75
    1.5Ethics 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
    1.25General Credits
  • 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
  • Evaluating and Negotiating Insurance Bad Faith Cases

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

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Five Critical Developments in Class Action Litigation

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

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Metaverse and the Law

    Metaverse is the “new new” technology term. It does not refer to any specific emerging technology. It refers to the way these emerging technologies will interoperate to implement new efficiencies like autonomous driving and virtual adventures like augmented reality that combines aspects of the digital and physical worlds . The metaverse is the convergence of the physical and digital worlds The metaverse also translates to a digital economy involving decentralized autonomous organizations trans... More Info

    $150
    3General Credits
  • Cybersecurity & Real Estate Fraud: Lessons to be Learned

    This program will focus on understanding cybersecurity and its importance in preventing real estate fraud. Our expert panel will: define what cybersecurity is; what it is comprised of; how to implement it; red flags where there is a breach of cybersecurity; cyber attacks and losses; how to take preventative action; and why cybersecurity insurance is important. More Info

    $50
    1.25General 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
  • So You’re Interested in a Career in Securities Law

    Join NYCLA’s Securities and Exchanges Committee as a panel of securities attorneys from different aspects of practice discuss how to prepare for a securities law career, including the skill sets that need to be developed, possible challenges to be confronted, career paths, work-life balance, the different aspects of practice … and more! More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Introduction To New Jersey Civil Motion Practice

    This CLE Course will help you better understand the structure of the New Jersey Court System. It will provided a better understanding of what a Motion is and the purpose of filing them. You will learn about the most common Motions that are filed in New Jersey Civil Cases as well as the Rules governing the filing of Motions in New Jersey Civil Cases. Finally, I will address the Recent Changes to Court Rules. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Litigating False Claims Act Cases

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

    $50
    1General 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
  • Governance and Ethics Update: The Increased Focus on Director Responsibilities

    Join our expert panel as it shares case studies regarding the increased focus on, and the evolving nature of, director responsibilities. The panelists will also discuss how modified governance and ethics practices may significantly alter director exposure. Topics include: Current Governance and Ethics Examples Thought Leadership: Evolving Governance and Ethics Practices Case Studies: Governance and Ethics Issues More Info

    $100
    2.25Total Credits
    1.25 Ethics
  • 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

    $200
    4General Credits
  • Recent Trademark Decisions Practitioners Should Know About

    This CLE program will review significant recent trademark decisions from the Federal Courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board that trademark practitioners should know about. Last year, these trademark tribunals visited an array of trademark issues, from protective orders and color marks to standing, territoriality, initial interest confusion and more. Decisions reviewed will include: Brooklyn Brewery Corp. v. Brooklyn Brew Shop, LLC Chutter, Inc. v. Great Management Group, LLC... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Legal Careers for International LLMs in the U.S.

    Join us for a panel discussion about the career opportunities available to international graduates of the U.S. LLM programs, as well as how employing international LLM graduates helps achieve diversity and inclusion within firms, and the American legal profession in general. The program’s speakers are international LLM graduates who pursue successful legal careers in the U.S., and all of whom obtained their first law degree outside of the U.S. Along with our moderator who is a Director... More Info

    $75
    1.75General 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
  • Setting Up Your Securities Clients For Success

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

    $100
    2General Credits
  • 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