California CLE Courses

CLE Accreditation Info

United Institute is an accredited CLE provider in California, Provider #15390. All courses offered are approved for CLE credit in California. To view further accreditation details, please click here.

  • Description: The entertainment industry has made true crime a subject of popular fascination. But as production companies look to push the envelope to keep the audience entertained, it’s important to assess the various pitfalls and analyze risk. This CLE course will explain the legal issues surrounding using real-life events for entertainment and how to adapt true crime for a mass audience. The course will review strategies for negotiating with law enforcement including obtaining access and materials. Mana... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Federal bankruptcy exemptions can be fairly complex. This CLE course will explain how to differentiate between State and Federal exemptions and how to determine lookback periods between states. The course will explain how to determine whether state opt-out statutes are valid with reference to a particular client, trustee deadlines and how exemption information helps to market a bankruptcy practice. Dates for filing, relationships between schedules, valuation validation and how to mediate betwe... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: The professionalization of college athletes and expansion of legalized sports betting are both areas that are undergoing rapid change. This CLE course, geared toward a general audience, will review and wide array of legal issues and trends in these areas. The course will also cover concussion litigation, dispute resolution, intellectual property and publicity right and the continuously evolving issue of sex abuse scandals. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Amidst all the discussion of the pros and cons of social media, one of the more recent developments in the con area is that of internet defamation. This CLE course will focus on how this type of case begins and the various available strategies to resolve it. The most likely perpetrators, motives for defamation and how online free speech may apply will all be explored as well as pitfalls to avoid in bringing such a lawsuit. The course will use existing case studies to analyze potential results... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Given the prevalence of identity theft, it’s no wonder that people have turned to crypto-currency, where they can rely on complete anonymity. And yet, this same anonymity which is meant to protect us can also lead to the worst type of behaviors, including criminal acts, motivated by the impossibility of discovery and therefore complete absence of accountability. This CLE course explains how to advise your client in revealing internet actors and hold them accountable for their civil or criminal... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Whether you are representing the landlord or the tenant, this CLE course will provide a comprehensive guide to handling a residential dispute between the two parties. The course will explain types of premise/property and tenancy and methods to terminate a tenancy. The course will also explain both the Summary Dispossess Act and the Anti-Eviction Act including issues of notices, court procedures, trial and various defenses against eviction and abandoned property issues. Read More

    General Credits
    2.25

    Price: $55

  • Description: The impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the legal profession is greatly misunderstood and underestimated. This CLE course will explain how to recognize the signs of impairment and inform attorneys about methods for early intervention. The course will present the various assistance programs available as well as tips for how to make wellness an integral part of an attorney’s daily life. Read More

    Competence Issues
    1.25

    Price: $34

  • Description: The practice of law is known to wreak havoc on a person’s quality of life. Long hours, intense workloads and unyielding pressure can cause even the most well-balanced person becomes shells of their former selves with no time for family or friends. This CLE course, taught by lawyer and nutritional health coach Michelle Niemeyer will explain how to improve focus and boost productivity to avoid lawyer burnout so you can enjoy your practice and your life. Read More

    Competence Issues
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: The notion of copyright seems almost antiquated in the modern world. How does one reinforce ownership over anything when almost everything can be copied and shared at the push of a button? This CLE course will explain the various challenges that attorneys regularly confront when counseling corporations as well as how to respond to them. The course will primarily focus on issues related to the music industry but the central principles are applicable to all forms of copyrighted material. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: As the internet and social media enable us to share more and more, the concept of copyright begins to seem vague. What does it mean to own a book, a movie, a picture? This CLE course will explain copyright, what it is and the many ways the legal system has endeavored to protect it while others seek to exploit. The issue of international copyright, and the various conditions of copyright as well as how the idea was conceived and for what purpose will all be discussed. The distinction between co... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

United Institute is an accredited CLE provider in California, Provider #15390. All courses offered are approved for CLE credit in California. To view further accreditation details, please click here.