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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    1.75General 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
  • 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
  • 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
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    1.75General Credits
  • A Primer on Trademarks: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

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

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

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

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

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Must Know Rules of Evidence

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

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

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Sports Law: New World, New Challenges

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Care and Feeding of the Class Action Plaintiff

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

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

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

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Understanding Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases

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

    $75
    1.75General 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
  • 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
  • "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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    2.25General Credits
  • Handling Liens in Personal Injury Cases

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

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    1.75General 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • An Ethical Guide to Expert Witness Reports & Testimony

    Although the procedures for litigating a construction lawsuit is, on its face, an adversarial process, the American Bar Association has established Model Rules of Professional Conduct to provide guidance for lawyer conduct to follow while “seek[ing] a result advantageous to its client but consistent with requirements of honest dealings with others.” These ethics standards apply not only to the interaction between counsel and the representation of their client, but also the retention an... More Info

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Oh Brave Commercial New World: The New Reality of Name, Image, and Likeness in Collegiate Athletics

    Recently, multiple state laws went into effect permitting college athletes in those states to earn money from the use of their Name, Image, & Likeness (NIL), subject to certain restrictions, without risking their collegiate eligibility. In response, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) quickly eased some of its rules allowing athletes in all states, even those without a state law, to participate. So in a dramatic and sudden turn of events, collegiate athletes in the U.S. who had... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Home is Where The License Is: Ethical Considerations for Lawyer Relocation During and After the Pandemic

    Many lawyers relocated during the pandemic, either to escape perceived risk or simply because they could due to remote working. This CLE program will assess the legal and ethical ramifications of relocation to states beyond where one is licensed, addressing both authorization to practice, jurisdiction, and choice of rules. More Info

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Front Loading the Litigation: The Keys to Pretrial Advocacy

    Today cases are won or lost in the pretrial process. In their book, Pretrial Advocacy, Authors Reuben Guttman and JC Lore refer to the pretrial process as “front-loaded.” Guttman and Lore explain that changes to the standards governing pleading, class certification, discovery, summary judgment, and experts -- along with the advent of electronic information including social media – have changed the face of litigation. In this CLE, Guttman and Lore will highlight: The key evidentiary an... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Corporate Philanthropy: Where to Start and How to Get it Right

    As Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) continues to trend up, more and more companies are considering philanthropic initiatives. But there are many ways to give back, and each program comes with significant compliance challenges. How do you select and launch a program consistent with your brand -- without making an embarrassing mistake or incurring legal liability? This CLE program will provide an interactive overview of the different options and their compliance regimes. Both new... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits

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