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  • The Rise of The Machines: A Lawyer's Guide to Avoiding Legal Extinction

    This CLE course will introduce attorneys, across the board, to the transformative effects of Artificial Intelligence (AI) within the legal industry. It begins with a clear-cut breakdown of AI and Machine Learning (ML), and their practical applications in law. Then, with focus on how to harness the power of AI for legal tasks using tools like Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT), participants will learn straightforward techniques to improve research and document drafting with AI assistance... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Family Based Immigration and Naturalization

    This program will provide an overview of Family-Based Green Card and Non-Immigrant Dependent visas. This CLE course will review the qualifying relationships, eligibility issues, time-frames, filing processes, and work and travel issues while waiting for the green card for certain applicants. The Instructor will discuss the pros and cons of filing Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing, among other issues. This CLE will address Conditional Permanent Residence, when Permanent Resi... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Terrorism On Trial: An Overview of Anti-Terrorism Litigation in Federal Courts

    This CLE course will provide an introduction to the niche world of anti-terrorism litigation, providing an overview of the most commonly-used federal anti-terrorism statutes: 28 U.S.C. 1605A (the “terrorism exception” to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act) and the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) as amended by the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). It will also cover eligibility criteria, timelines and key hurdles to obtaining a judgment, available damages, policy implication... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Hot Topics in Employment & Labor Law

    This CLE course provides an overview of what to expect on the Employment and Labor horizon. Specifically, the course explores recent legal developments at both the federal and state level, focusing on recent changes to the law, as well as making predictions for the future. Further, the course will explore recent decisions from the Supreme Court and will strive to prepare employers to effectively meet new legal requirements. Discussion will include specific happenings at the NLRB, and t... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Mindfulness for Attorneys: Emotional Wellness & Well-Being

    Join us for an insightful exploration of mental well-being in the legal profession, where personal stories of burnout, recovery, and mental health challenges take center stage. Drawing from real-life experiences, this program offers practical strategies for managing stress and achieving work-life balance. Discover how to recognize and address the early signs of burnout and learn effective techniques for maintaining mental health in a high-pressure environment. Gain tools for boosting p... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Navigating AI Ethics and Detection: Insights for Lawyers and Legal Professionals

    This CLE course will provide legal practitioners with a sound, backdrop of the legal environment of ethics in the use of generative AI. The landscape is rapidly changing and practitioners should bear this mind as they apprehend the materials and discussion offered in this course. The course will cover the most recent ABA Resolution pertaining to the use and ethics of AI, recent case law, an overview of the various segments of ethical considerations in the law, court rules and executive... More Info

    $100
    2Ethics Credits
  • Legal Research in the AI Era

    Did you know that the earliest successful Artificial Intelligence program dates back to 1951? Since then, AI programs have made noticeable, but usually small, advances in legal research. That is, until the large language model (LLM), ChatGPT, was released in November 2022. Companies are releasing products at a record pace using ChatGPT as the underpinning structure. Both Westlaw and Lexis incorporated AI-assisted research features in their newest release. This CLE program will explai... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Tax Law Logic for Non Tax Lawyers

    Taxation is an issue that is pervasive in the practice of law. For those who pay taxes, file tax returns, or may be subject to those duties it’s useful, if not critical, to understand the principles underlying the processes on which IRS and other tax authorities will judge whether any or more is owed, or even whether a crime has been committed. Tax law and tax assessments are based on principles that are bedrock for testing and protecting one’s own tax positions and essential for succe... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • International Intellectual Property Transactions in Many Countries

    This CLE Course will briefly review the basics of the intellectual property categories recognized under the laws of the United States and many other countries, and the ways that the associated intellectual property rights can be registered internationally. This CLE will move quickly to issues relating to why protection under these categories is not good enough, and to developing business activities that hard to condense into the traditional IP categories. This CLE will raise question... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Unusually Important Federal Tax Cases: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE program covers six federal taxation cases of recent vintage that are important for tax attorneys to commit to memory. Business law attorneys, who often find themselves in federal taxation deep water, can benefit from this Program because they will gain appreciation of the way federal tax law may change through court opinions in contrast to Congressional legislation and Department of Treasury tax regulation writing. The cases together cover following taxation topics: Valuati... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Mortgage Mayhem: What Attorneys Need to Know About Loan Applicant Protections

    The most confusing, time consuming, stressful and infrequent transaction your clients will face is purchasing a home. Because of this, most consumers simply check-out and become overly-reliant on the loan officer to protect their interests. Consumers say, “Let the experts handle it. I’m here for the coffee.” This is a mistake. A home loan is a “zero-sum” game for the loan officer – either the loan closes or it doesn’t. There is a commission or there isn’t. As a result, some loan officers stack... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
    1.25General Credits
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    2General Credits
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Immigration for the Extraordinary: O-1 and EB1-1

    Temporary U.S. work visas and green cards are available for the “best and the brightest” from around the world. This seminar will review the regulatory standards and required evidence for nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions for these stars. This CLE course will review the three O-1 categories in detail, briefly touch on the P-1 for athletes, and discuss building a green card case. You’ll learn both legal and practical considerations in advising clients and preparing winning cases.... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    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
  • 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
  • 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

    $75
    1.5General Credits

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