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  • Description: Mental illness is often considered a mitigating factor in criminal cases. This fascinating and informative CLE course will explore the mitigation strategies for clients suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder, one of the least understood yet critically important mental illnesses in criminal defense cases. Presented by attorney and forensic expert Dr. Mark Silver, the course will explain the criteria for the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, present nation-wide statistics and e... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The concern over future changes to the tax code, combined with the recent changes made in the Jobs Cut Tax Act of 2017 and developments such as the Wacker case and its impact on self-settled trusts have impacted trust planning across the income spectrum. This CLE course will review planning techniques, from the creative and cutting-edge to the straightforward and standard, that will help you better serve your clients in the current environment. The uses of non-grantor trusts for income tax and o... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: This riveting and timely CLE course discusses the impact of psychological analysis on factual analysis, and how criminal lawyers can utilize the humanizing process to gain better outcomes for their clients in criminal cases. Presented by attorney and forensic expert Dr. mark Silver, the course is designed for seasoned as well as starting attorneys, and offers insight into the various criteria and strategies to employ, particularly during the pre-sentence and pre-plea stage of representation, to... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: As legal funding has become an accepted if controversial method for client, attorney and case financing, legislation and guidelines have begun to spring up in states across the country. This CLE course, presented by Jeffrey Rubin, Esq., a legal funding specialist, will present the origins of legal funding and how it is used, particularly in New York State, Maine, Ohio and Minnesota. The course will explore the ethical conflicts that result from boilerplate contracts and high interest as well as... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The issue of emerging contaminants in our drinking water is a fascinating and relatively new area of environmental law. This CLE course will begin with a focus on efforts to protect our supplies of drinking water under the Safe Drinking Water Act, a federal statute regulated many, but not all, of these contaminants. In fact, there is an entirely unregulated segment called emerging contaminants. Presented by New York environmental attorneys James Rigano, Nicholas Rigano and Alyse Delle Fave, the... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: Under the bright glare of media attention and with the potential for stiff penalties and long-term incarceration, federal criminal trials are no place for newbies. It takes practice and experience, as well as intensive preparation and a solid strategy, to successfully navigate the process. Presented by Alex Spiro and Kayla Feld of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, this CLE course will examine: • The stages of the federal criminal trial • Jury selection strategies • Tips... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: In comparison with litigating commercial cases in court, business arbitration and mediation hold a number of important benefits, but taking advantage of them requires familiarity with Alternative Dispute Resolution. This CLE course, presented by experienced business dispute resolution attorney, commercial arbitrator and mediator and trainer of new and experienced neutrals, will provide a thorough understanding of business-to-business ADR as well as provide insights and answer questions about the... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Gender discrimination and gender diversity has perhaps never been more center-stage. This CLE course will take an attorneys view of the issue and discuss them in terms of the legal profession. The course will explain pay equity in law firms, sexual harassment issues and how diversity can be improved in law firms. Practical, effective steps by individuals and organizations can take to increase diversity and avoid inappropriate sexual conduct in light of the lessons we’ve learned in the #MeToo and... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Ethical guidelines are straightforward in principle, but when they need to apply to real-world litigation, it can become more complicated. Between the pressure applied by clients and that of the myriad malpractice cases compounded by the quick responses required by modern technology, it’s critical to understand the rules and laws and how to maneuver within them. To address these issues, Frankfurt Kurnit is hosting a Litigations Ethics Summit as a complimentary CLE course designed for corporate c... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    2

    Price: $65

  • Description: Minimizing a client’s exposure to risk in advance of a risk presenting itself is a key role for any attorney. Asset protection is just one method of doing so. This CLE course will present planning strategies and solutions whether with business entities, or domestic and foreign trusts. The course will explain how to properly structure asset protection to shield clients using protective measures which anticipate potential issues. Potential protection structures, creditor solutions and issues relat... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Even after years of legislation and nation-wide public awareness, people with disabilities still often find themselves in situations where accessibility was not taken into account. This has resulted in thousands of lawsuits in federal court in the last year, many of them in New York, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) alleging inaccessibility in public buildings. This riveting CLE will be presenting by a panel of speakers who will address the rise in this type of litigation and prov... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: This CLE course will provide a comprehensive overview of the management and valuation of tangible personal property in trusts and estates. The course will define the scope of what property entails and explain how appraisals are conducted and their purposes, factors affecting valuation, authenticity, title, provenance and material regulation, determining qualified appraisers including those approved by IRS standards, the function of IRS Art Advisory Panels, and fractional interest. The course w... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: It is common to depose all parties to a litigation, particularly in personal injury and wrongful death suits. This CLE course will provide attorneys with the necessary skills to use adverse witnesses to help prove the plaintiff’s case while undermining the defense. The course will explain how to prepare for and conduct an effective deposition including issues of form and style. Different types of personal injury cases, handling various witness types and obstructive defense counsel will all be ad... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: There are three agreements that are critical for attorneys representing comic book creators – the services agreement, the publishing agreement and the motion picture option/purchase agreement. With the help of veteran comic book publishing attorneys, this CLE course will explain best practices for negotiating these types of agreements from the negotiation to the drafting stage and also stage mock negotiations for participants. The course will also take into account specific issues such as page r... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: More and more, law firm retainers agreements have included advance conflict of interest waivers. In this comprehensive CLE course, leading ethics attorney Ronald Minkoff, who also heads the Professional Responsibility Group at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, P.C., will explain these increasingly popular waivers as well as how they are used now as well as their history in New York and across the country, what they mean, the Rules of Professional Conduct which govern them, relevant case studies, et... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Voter rights and legislation is one of the key issues that has guided the principles of freedom in America throughout history. One of its landmarks is the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This riveting CLE course will explain this act and how it fits into the context of voter rights legislation including the 15th amendment, rights denied to certain segments of the population and the events leading up to the passing of the act. The course will conclude with a discussion of the vigilance necessary to pr... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Compliance with FMLA can be a complex process that can trip up even the most seasoned HR professional. This CLE course will present an in-depth checklist, including step-by-step procedures, to ensure an understanding of compliance obligations, how to meet and administer them in the workplace. The course will provide a fully comprehensive understanding of the legal requirements of the FMLA as they relate to leaves of absences and benefits including leave eligibility, definitions of key terms such... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Multi-state employers face tremendous challenges in creating employee handbooks. With laws that vary by state, organizations doing business across the country must ensure compliance with all state laws as well as federal laws regarding workplace compliance. This CLE course will focus on drafting employee handbooks that protect businesses in every state they operate. The course will highlight the most common legal pitfalls as well as critical policies and disclaimers to include and those that can... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: To ensure compliance and prevent liability, updating employee handbooks should be an annual activity as federal, state and local laws may have changed. This CLE course will explain the protections your employee handbook must include to shield you in the coming year. The course will include a discussion of final rules of injunction, telecommuting under the ADAAA, accommodations for pregnant employees, drug-free policies in light of medicinal marijuana laws, paid parental leaves and much more. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Misunderstanding can cause untold harm to the attorney client relationship – harm that retainer agreements seek to prevent. In that sense, retainer agreements present a critical step that attorneys can take to protect themselves from legal and ethical issues. This CLE course will explain these agreements, what they should include, how emerging technology impacts them, billing practices and when special precautions or clauses are relevant. The course will deal with broad guidelines and clause spe... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Witness depositions are fraught with potential pitfalls and preparation is critical. This CLE course provides a comprehensive overview of tips and strategies for preparing and presenting a witness for deposition, particularly personal injury plaintiffs. Best practices for ensuring witness readiness for a successful outcome will be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The legal victories of the LGBT community in recent years is startling. And yet, one subset of this community is still being largely ignored – the elderly. An integral part of the fight for their rights for decades, elder care for LGBT seniors has barely advanced at all. In this enlightening and timely CLE course, Jared Reynolds explain the many issues, legal and non-legal, that LGBT seniors are subject and susceptible to and offer advice on how attorneys can address these issues and become ad... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The most important factor in any trial may be the opening statement. Framing all that is to come, trial success virtually depends on it. This CLE course will help maximize the effectiveness of your opening argument and teach you case framing techniques such as risks, rules, right way, what happened here, harms/losses, attacking defense and damages. Case studies will be provided. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Typically more cost-efficient and less combative, commercial arbitration begins with a formal agreement between parties to a commercial transaction. Unfortunately, arbitration clauses have been relegated to boilerplate status and are often ignored. This CLE course, presented by business law specialist Richard Waxman whose vast experience in arbitration makes him the ideal presenter, will provide an overview of the commercial arbitration process and related clauses. The course will then provide a... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The always agreed to but rarely read Terms of Use or Terms of Service purport to act as a contract between a website sponsor and the user. The contract is essential to website sponsors, particularly to those where goods are sold, but are only enforceable under specific conditions. This 3 part CLE course will begin with the contractual terms that muse be included in the Terms of Use and will then briefly discuss procedures to ensure the Terms of use are effective under precedents of the federal d... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Getting something for nothing is rare. And yet, sometimes there are benefits to offering something for nothing. This CLE course will explain the benefits of providing free consultations to potential clients and the many strategies and potential pitfalls in doing so. The course will explain the advantages of consultations as a means to advance your business and your future attorney/client relationship. The course will explain how to plan and conduct the consultation to ensure success for you and... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a consumer credit protection whose goal is to promote fairness with regard to debt collection. Violations of the act are more common than you might think. This CLE course will explain the act as well as how to educate clients on potential violations. The course will review best practices in both listening to and advising clients on how they can protect themselves and fight the credit companies in instances of violation. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: As people switch to online banking, the use of wire transfer payments has risen as well. With a focus on both consumer and commercial payments, this CLE course will review issues related to payments made by or through banks. Claims against banks concerning these payments as well as defenses banks may use against such claims. Laws with regard to payments through Federal Reserve Banks as well as government regulations concerning internet gambling will all be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: This informative CLE course will begin with a general overview of trusts and the concepts that are common to standard trusts. The course will then advance to more complex topics such as revoking irrevocable trusts, retaining control through trust protectors, special needs planning, trust flexibility and asset protection planning. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Media scrutiny of law enforcement actions is at an all-time high. No matter your stand, issues of use of force and related controversies are critical for anyone who sues, defends or advises law enforcement. This CLE course will cover all of these issues as well as recent trends, controversies and resources under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Recent decisions on qualified immunity as it relates to District of Columbia v. Wesby and Kisela v. Hughes as well as 5 other upcoming cases will be studied. In addit... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Before an attorney determines how to tackle a case, there are a series of question he must ask himself. What is the case about? What would define a win? Perhaps even more important are the questions he must pose to witnesses. This CLE course will address these and other pressing questions that are critical to a successful outcome. Direct examination, cross examination and hostile witness declarations will also be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: A slew of new rules and regulations over the past year in recruiting and retaining global talent has put constraints on an increasingly competitive hiring market. This CLE course will explain how to understand the new market and anticipate the year ahead with regard to the recruitment environment. The course will explain the recent laws, executive orders and USCIS policy shifts that may have a defining impact of work visa, H-1B visas, business-related travel and overseas enforcement. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Landlord tenant relationships are fraught with pitfalls. This CLE course aims to identify the most pressing of the issues that may befall landlord tenant relationships and offer practical advice in addresses them. The course addresses strategies for landlord risk management such as screening potential tenants, and security deposits while offering tips to implement these options without risk of discrimination claims and penalties. Key lease provisions for effective remedies and enforcement as wel... Read More

    Total Credits
    2
    Incl. 1 Ethics

    Price: $65

  • Description: The ethical issues related to cannabis are many, and rising. With a review of emerging issues in the realm of ethics, whether at the federal or state level as well as New York’s recent guidance on attorney ethics, and specific aspects of the ABA, this CLE course provides the most comprehensive overview of the issues at stake. The course will also present scenarios which provide the distinction between business and legal advice and explains the use of an engagement letter, retainer agreements and... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: With cannabis being regulated in a variety of states, investors are scrambling to understand the complexities of this new industry. This CLE course will explain the many investment opportunities presented by the cannabis industry and how they fit into current trends in mergers and acquisitions. Regulatory issues, banking 280E and lack of research will be discussed as well as issues related primarily to Canada and its push toward post-legalizations initiatives. The presenters will also explain ta... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: Just as there can only be one captain of a ship, any corporation or LLC with more than one owner needs a prescribed chain of command, ideally pre-arranged and in written terms. This written agreement must set forth terms regarding governance of the company, how managerial decisions will be made, and by whom. Included in these agreements are also buy/sell terms, particularly relevant in the case of death, disability, retirement, etc. Presented in two parts by corporate specialist Richard Waxman,... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Beginning with an overview of insurance in general, this CLE course then zeroes in how the various players in a typical insurance situation relate to insurance in the cannabis industry. The course will explain the options available to attorneys when advising clients and how to distinguish between the various types of insurance required by the cannabis industry and the niches within it. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The use of cannabis for medicinal purposes is now legal in many states, making it essential knowledge for practitioners. Presented by Dr. Bernie Lee, one of New York’s leading experts in the subject, this CLE course will begin with basic medical knowledge of cannabis and the endocannabinoid system. Dr. Lee will explain the effect of THC and CBD on the body, the differentiation between the two and its impact on the regulation of cannabis as a medicine. Patricia Heer, Esq., will then present th... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Beginning with a historical overview of US cannabis law from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day, this informative CLE course will highlight milestones that were crucial in shaping policy, public perception, and evolving regulations. The course will review the wide variety of claims made over the years in the drive to reclassify cannabis as well the somewhat confusing judicial decisions in recent years. The course will also present possible future litigation issues. The course w... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Marijuana in the workplace is just one of the challenges facing the legalization of cannabis. This course will review the statistics of workplace marijuana use and the various contradictory rules regarding federal and state employee protections. Employer obligations for the use of medical marijuana as well as strategies for employment policies, will all be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This timely CLE course provides much needed updates on market regulation priorities as well as current initiatives and rule-making. The course will help you to understand market regulations initiatives and priorities, FINRA’s market regulation examination priorities and disciplinary action regarding equities, fixed income and options markets. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: With New York’s Compassionate Care Act and New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Act both poised for expansion, an in-depth view of both of these programs as well as the potential impact of the changes they may undergo, is essential. This CLE course will begin with an in-depth explanation of each as well as additional qualifying conditions, product line additions and the potential for additional registered dispensaries. The course will also explain the impact of the various legislation expansions a... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Designed to guide attendees on best practices for supervising private security transactions and monitoring outside business activities, this CLE course presented by FINRA panelists will also address common OBA deficiencies found during examinations. Procedures for identifying, documenting and disclosing OBA’s as well as rule changes for OBA’s and PST’s will be discussed. The course will help attendees understand the myriad challenges presented by OBA’s and PST’s and how to monitor and supervise... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Pending bills in New York and New Jersey related to taxation and legalization of cannabis are poised to have a striking impact on the medical industry. This CLE course will explain both New York’s pending Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) and the pending legalization bill in New Jersey as well as the issues that stand in the way of legalization. The course will provide a view of what an inclusive, regulated cannabis industry would mean and differentiate between legalization and decrim... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The cannabis business and its related assets is becoming a lucrative venture. This CLE course will explain intellectual property law as it relates to trademarks, copyrights, patents and licensing and which types of cannabis businesses fall within the parameters of trademark protection. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: From college student activist to small business entrepreneur, lobbyist and policy writer for Colorado’s groundbreaking legalization bill, Commissioner Shaleen Title has had a storied history, all of which brought her to her current role as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission. In this riveting CLE course, she will explain the origins of the commission and the complexity of the political and economic structure within which regulations are built. Commissioner Title will r... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: FINRA cycle examinations can be nerve-wracking. Be prepared with this comprehensive CLE course on the most deficiencies noted during examinations and best practices for taking corrective action and updating compliance procedures. The course will discuss the most common findings in regulatory areas, identify controls and processes to address deficiencies and evaluate regulatory areas that require attention. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Focused specifically on medium and large firms, this CLE course addresses common deficiencies uncovered FINRA examination and proactive measures that can be taken in response to exam recommendations. Senior staff explain the exam process, how to facilitate it and best practices when undergoing the process. The course will explain techniques to strengthen the current compliance program and prepare for your next examination. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This fascinating and timely CLE course provides guidance on suspicious activity monitoring and investigations in anti-money laundering. Panelists will provide a firm understanding of the AML regulations and program requirements, best practices for identifying and reporting suspicious activity, evaluate firm procedures and stay updated on AML regulations expectations. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: FINRA’s newly restructured Enforcement department, its workings and the various enforcement groups comprised will be the focus of this informative CLE course. The course will highlight recently-implemented changes to business processes and trends in enforcement as well as the principles that guide them. Panelists will present crucial settlements that illustrate FINRA’s top priorities, offer guidance on regulatory and compliance procedures and provide insight on managing enforcement investigation... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Designed to provide insight on implementing an effective risk-based branch office inspection office, this CLE course will explain FINRA’s Member Regulation Department approach to executed examinations, provide strategies for preparing for and learning from exams and explain how FINRA uses tools and technology to support and modernize the risk-based examination framework. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Panelists for this CLE course will present key issues regarding compliance with the suitability rule and provide advice on how firms and registered representatives can better analyze customers in order to do so. The course will discuss industry trends and how they intersect with suitability requirements such as senior customers, IRA rollovers, concentration levels, online recommendations and sales of complex products. The panelists will compare and contrast how broker-dealers use different busin... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Alternative investments, REIT’s and private placements as well as their features, characteristics, rules and potential for risk will all be discussed in this informative CLE course. Guidance on how firms can ensure compliance with their due diligence and supervisory obligations will be reviewed and panelists will explain the features of the newest and most popular forms of these products and how they can be used to diversify a portfolio. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: In this CLE course, industry practitioners will offer their experiences during FINRA cycle examinations, the corrective action taken and compliance procedures and practices based on their experiences. The course will provide expert guidance on preparing for the examination, the common deficiencies to be aware of, the examination process itself and how to facilitate it, and how to initiate procedural controls in response to the most common deficiencies noted. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Regulators on the front lines of securities fraud offer information on current fraud schemes and potential threats in this riveting CLE course. The course will explain how to identify potential dangers associated with financial fraud and who to turn to when you suspect fraud. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Compliance professionals face a myriad of challenges as the separation of business and compliance supervision roles becomes more complicated. In the CLE course, FINRA staff will be joined by industry practitioners to discuss how firms are re-defining the rules of supervisors and compliance personnel and the three lines of defense and their application to the risk model. The course will compare the first two lines of defense and explain how firms can create a culture of compliance. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The senior citizen demographic grows each year and planning for the later stages in life has taken on new urgency as the population lives longer. This CLE course, joined by representatives from regulatory agencies, is designed to help you address the needs and concerns of seniors and soon-to-be seniors including diminished capacity, protection from financial abuse and other issues. The course will explain how to handle calls from seniors, plan for the possibility of cognitive impairment, importa... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Taxation related to overseas investment in an ever-evolving legal issue. This CLE course will explain inbound taxation – foreigners investing or doing business in the US – as well as the applicable income taxes and ownership structures for non-resident aliens. The course will also cover pre-immigration planning, FIRPTA and the various changes to international taxation as a result of the new tax act. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Hone your deposition skills in this CLE workshop designed to smooth client relationships and provide you with greater control over witness and adversary outcomes. Using the proven strategies presented in this CLE course, you will achieve an insight into how leading professional conduct depositions for more consistently positive outcomes. By drawing your attention to opportunities often wasted in discovery and learning to capitalize on them as well as integrating controlling law, practical and e... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: Over the past few years, New Jersey has seen a drastic rise in defaults and delays on loan obligations and mortgage payments for commercial properties. This CLE course will focus on the wide variety of issues confronting banks, commercial lenders, loan holders and private investors and how they can protect their security interests by instituting foreclosure proceedings. These proceedings function to recover properties at issue and initiate proceedings to secure debt payments. The course will r... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: From John Gotti to O.J. Simpson, there is no shortage of high profile cases involving defendants the public loves to hate. And right there by their side, is the defense attorney no one can understand. How can they defend such obvious criminals? In this fascinating CLE course, acclaimed attorneys Ben Brafman, John Lauro and Jeffrey Schwartz will explain how to launch a defense of such notorious public figures. The course will explain how an attorney makes the determination to take on such a case... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: Divorces and foreclosure cases often go hand-in-hand. With the recent changes to divorce law, compounded by the changes to child support that took effect, the impact on foreclosure is manifold. This CLE course will explain what every divorce attorney needs to know about foreclosure and what every consumer debtor practitioner needs to know about divorce. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The ethical boundaries of social media, with its constantly expanding and evolving landscape, is critical to an attorney’s knowledge base both in evidence collection and case investigations. This CLE course will review relevant issues including pretexting, wire taps, social media subpoenas and third-party discovery along with traditional investigations and the ethical considerations attorneys and law firms may face. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: With a focus on the high rate of temporary estate tax exemptions, this informative CLE course will explain why Domestic Asset Protection Trusts (DAPT’s) are a critical planning tool and how they can be used to increase early use of exemptions. The course will explore the logic begins such use for income and estate tax purposes in today’s planning environment. Using the Toni 1 Trust v. Wacker case as an example, the course will explain available options such as solvency affidavits and searches... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: This CLE course will explain how legal standards of fiduciary duty are adaptable to the capital markets and financial services industry. Presented by attorney Norman Arnoff, the course will review tips and strategies to protect against legal action including documentation, informed consent and reporting as well as aspects of legal malpractice including: • Attorney client relationships • Breach of duty of care • Cognizable economic damages (not unquantifiable damages) •... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    2

    Price: $65

  • Description: This CLE course will offer a comparative view of private foundations and donor advised funds. The course will present what each entity is, its purpose and the advantages and disadvantages of each. The impact of the current tax code and other laws, as well as foreseen changes, will also be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The aging of the population has only exacerbated the prohibitive cost of long term care. This CLE course will explain the latest developments in Elder Law and Medicaid Planning including eligibility and strategies for asset protection. The tax consequences, including income and estate taxes and exemptions, of Medicaid Trusts will also be discussed as well as real property transfers, liquid assets and basis issues. Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: The new tax laws will not be kind to charitable giving, and the impact on donations may be severe. This CLE course, designed, for donors, planners and fundraisers, will explain the Tax Cut Jobs Act of 2017 and its impact on charitable giving. The course will review strategies for all tiers of donors to maintain their giving level and how development managers should reframe their requests in light of the new laws. The course will review: • Bunching deductions • IRA distributions for... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Client consultations are the idea venue to gain client trust as well as gather information that might be helpful at trial, particularly in the emotionally-charged atmosphere of family law. This CLE course, focused primarily on divorce, custody, child and spousal support and equitable distribution issues, will explore the issues related to representing clients dealing with these issues. The course will provide advice and guidelines for winning the client, identifying and resolving issues and deve... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Social media campaigns have dramatically changed the world of advertising on an international scale. This CLE course, presented by attorneys from across the world, will present the use of influencers, global contests and sweepstakes and the myriad issues facing advertisers conducting social media campaigns. Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: Small firm and solo practitioners face additional challenges in staying informed of ethical rules and considerations for attorneys without the organizational, administrative and legal support of larger firms. This CLE course, designed specifically for small and solo practitioners will present real life situations involving ethical dilemmas and legal malpractice claims and explore how to navigate issues and hypotheticals. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    3

    Price: $95

  • Description: Ten years ago almost no one had heard of virtual currency, but today, blockchain and smart contracts are part of everyday lingo. But how many people truly understand what these are, and how they are impacting financial institutions and transactions. This CLE course will explain, in layman’s terms, how virtual currency works, what it is and the legal and regulatory issues involved. The course will present uses of distributor ledger technology beyond its use to record virtual currency transactions... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: This CLE course, designed to provide advisors with the broadest range of solution to tax issues, particular as they relate to real estate holdings, will present how various tax solutions maybe impact their decisions. The course will explain how to utilize knowledge of the income tax, gift tax and estate tax treatments to guide their clients. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: With a focus on the basic principles of liability for personal injury or death of a passenger on an international flight, Christopher B. Kende, Cozen O’Connor Member and Adjunct Professor of Transportation and Maritime Law at Brooklyn Law School, will offer an overview of treaties and agreements as they relate to international air carrier liability. Following the Montreal Convention, the course will review liability requirements, applicable terms, damages and potential liability defenses. The co... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Specialty insurance products are a useful tool to protect clients against potential tax liability in order to finance alternative assets or as a form of balance sheet capital for certain regulated companies. In this informative CLE course, Kenneth R. Pierce will discuss this issue as well as Reps and Warranties insurance to facilitate mergers and acquisitions. Pierce will provide case studies and transaction diagrams to illustrate novel ways to utilize insurance for a variety of purposes and pro... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law on December 2017, made sweeping changes in both personal and estate tax rules. It leaves no area of planning unaffected and impacts everything from charitable giving, choice of entity and itemized tax deductions to asset protection, trust income tax planning and trust structure. This CLE course is designed to explain the many provisions of the new act and review estate planning, new drafting concepts for trusts, and how to target a client’s specific nee... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act dramatically overhauled the tax rules across the board. A sweeping bill that impacts business and personal taxes and affects every aspect of estate planning including: • asset protection • charitable giving • choice of entity • itemized deduction planning • trust income tax planning • trust structure (grantor vs. non-grantor, ING, SLAT, DAPT) With this new bill, President Trump has introduced not only the most swe... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: There are many courses that explain what attorneys should do, whether in facing a difficult legal battle or an ethical quandary. This CLE course will explain what not to do in the practice of law, and how to avoid potential pitfalls through a thorough understanding of the Rules of Professional Conduct and an attorney’s responsibility to clients both past and present, the court and all parties concerned. Read More

    Total Credits
    2
    Incl. 1.8 Ethics

    Price: $65

  • Description: Social media has vastly altered the way we communicate as well as how we search for and gather information. For attorneys, an understanding of how social media works can be a key element in building a business or a legal suit. This CLE course will explain the various types of social media and how they can be utilized in marketing, discovery, communications and legal actions. The course will also explain the potential ethical issues in using social media and how to avoid actions that may result i... Read More

    Total Credits
    2
    Incl. 1.7 Ethics

    Price: $65

  • Description: Writing is a key element to any legal procedure and the ability to produce clear, organized and persuasive documents may mean the difference between success and failure in any legal battle. This CLE course will present the principles of persuasive legal writing and explain how to structure and develop a strong legal argument that incorporates the standard of review and a clear outline of facts. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Pay or Play is a critical negotiation point in any entertainment industry contract. But how much should one be willing to lose over it? This CLE course will explore the importance of pay or play, how to strategically negotiate for it and its context within the overall contract. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: A recent Lexis Nexis search for "sanctions" in Maryland revealed that there are over 4000 open civil cases where attorneys and their clients are facing sanctions issues. This is largely due to the predominance of electronic data for discovery, which require parties to provide detailed information about a client’s computer system including format of production, claw back provisions and preservation strategies. Attorneys discomfort over these procedures has led to the aforementioned upswing in san... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: There is perhaps no other household possession that garners the attention of firearms. Considered by many to be a constitutional right and by others as an abuse of that same document, firearms have the distinction of being at once readily accessible in a vast majority of states and highly controlled in others. Regardless of where one stands on the issue of firearms, possession or sale of illegal arms can result in life changing consequences. This CLE course will explain the regulation of firearm... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Just under half of the life insurance policies purchased between the early 80’s and 2003 were non-guaranteed universal life policies and of those, about a quarter are expected to lapse prematurely. This presents a serious crisis for life insurance policies, particularly those owned by trusts (TOLI). A premature lapse can cause grievous harm to those who are relying on the proceeds of those policies, and can result in suits against those who have mismanaged TOLI’s. This CLE course will explain ho... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The very notion of philanthropy has evolved greatly in the past decade, but regardless of how charitable a person may be, there are still better and worse ways to provide funding for a cause. This CLE course will provide tips and strategies to advise client on the social and legal changes, as well as other issues, that affect charitable giving. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Crowdfunding has become the go-to way to raise money for start-ups, causes and even individuals. But who is regulating these campaigns and what are the laws governing this approach? This CLE course will explain the legal and tax issues related to crowdfunding campaigns and provide the background and knowledge to advise those using crowdfunding campaigns on implementing them successfully, responsibly and within the confines of the law. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Estate tax exemptions have had a dramatic impact on estate planning. Currently, very few decedents pay an estate tax and that will likely remain the case regardless of whether or not tax reform is enacted. This CLE course will address the wide-range of non-tax factors that affect estate planning. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Labor law is an ever-evolving field. This CLE course will provide you with all the recent updates and developments, both New York State and federal, on a variety of labor and employment issues such as New York State unemployment law, workers compensation, employee misclassification, and the New York Paid Family Leave Act. The course will also review the difference between employees and independent contractors and the Freelance Isn’t Free Act. Requires benefits, wage and hour updates, salary thre... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The smallest details can trip up even the most seasoned attorneys and case law is filled with examples of destroyed relationships, undone deals and expensive disputes resulting from lack of attention to common agreements. This CLE course will focus on some of the most prevalent legal and business pitfalls facing dealmakers, particularly those related to media figures such as producers, writers, directors and financiers. The course will review co-production agreements, including how to avoid gett... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: High volume practices, particularly those who accept smaller, flat fees for cases, will often choose to avoid depositing upfront fees into their trust accounts. Intended as a primer for newer practitioners, this CLE course will cover the basics if using trust accounts for legal fees and explain when and how unearned fees can be deposited into trust account when paid upfront. The course will explain the pros and cons of this practice and where to find additional rules and applicable information... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Designed to give participants an overview of 1031 Exchanges, this CLE course will address all the basic rules, regulations and benefits of implementing one successfully. Useful for investors, attorneys, real estate and title agents, 1031 Exchanges can be instrumental in deferring capital gains taxes on investment and commercial properties as well provide a means of reinvesting wealth and growing investments. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Art collections are not like other assets. Built upon personal vision, creativity and passion, they are difficult to evaluate, and even harder to incorporate into a comprehensive tax and financial plan. Whether you are a collector or an advisor, this CLE course will provide you with best practices to determine the ideal disposition of a collection. The course will review outcomes of buying, selling and donating collections both before and after death as well as practical considerations in collec... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The trial of the century presented by the courtroom’s lead prosecutor, Benjamin Ferencz, Chief Prosecutor for the United States in the infamous Nuremberg Trials, will lead this compelling CLE course on the trial’s juxtaposition with the creation of the UN and the global conflict over the prosecution of crimes of aggression. The course will cover a detailed overview of the trials themselves, their role in the evolution of international criminal law over the past 70 years and their relationship to... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Immigration is one of the most controversial topics in the US today. And while a pivotal issue in the last presidential campaign, immigration policy in the US is actually set by Congress, with only the issue of refugees determined by the President, and is implemented by the granting or denial of visas, of which there are two types. Non-immigrant visas are typically issued to tourists and travelers visiting for temporary business purposes and do not generally provide their holders with the opt... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Smaller tenants are at a distinct disadvantage when dealing with landlords and complaints issues more often than not backfire, both for the tenant and the attorney. This CLE program will provide a thorough strategic analysis of leases and their forms to highlight the legal and business provisions which have the greatest impact on retail and restaurant tenants. The course will cover the definition of and use of premises, abatements, escalations, assignment and sublet clauses, issues of zoning a... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Balancing work and family has become a hot-button issue in recent years, with more and more employees demanding that businesses recognize and provide for families whether they are dealing with medical issues, military service or a newborn child. Many of these rights are detailed in the Paid Family Leave Act and it is incumbent upon employers and employees to understand their rights and obligations. This CLE course will provide a comprehensive review of both as well as eligibility requirements,... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: Ethical obligations as pertained to social media is a thorny issue and one that gets more complicated as our digital lives have become such a prominent aspect of our lives. It is critical for attorneys to be aware of their ethical obligations with respect to various social media platforms and how they share information. This CLE course will explain the ethical obligations and how to prevent ethical violations on platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    2

    Price: $65

  • Description: A fiduciary relationship is not always obvious and can be found in some unexpected places such as corporate or employment settings. Regardless, whenever there is a fiduciary obligation, the terms and extent of the obligations are critical to the legal rights and obligations between the parties. This CLE course will define fiduciary relationships and explore how fiduciary obligations re-define an overall relationship. The course will identify restrictions and responsibilities of the fiduciary and... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Some of the most popular movies, toys, television shows and videogames on the market today are based on comic books and their heroes. As their popularity grows, they are also the perfect targets for unlicensed derivative products such as fan art and merchandise, which generally results in infringement suits. This CLE course, designed to provide a look into the key issues involved in merchandise licensing of comic book properties will discuss how to preserve chain of title, audiovisual agreements... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: As comic book stories and characters have come to dominate everything from theatres to video game consoles, ancillary markets such as merchandise and digital publishing, have flourished as well. Presented by prominent attorneys in the comic book industry, this CLE course will present recent trends in the business and the fundamentals of representing industry clients. The course will explain how to build a solid intellectual property foundation and related contracts, publishing properties and agr... Read More

    General Credits
    4

    Price: $107

  • Description: Termination procedures are essential in avoiding lawsuits as a result of unlawful termination. This CLE course will explain proper procedures and the importance of adherence to them. The course will discuss the purpose and benefits of progressive discipline, how to ensure the implementation and consistency of policies and the dangers of incomplete employee performance reviews. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The acquisition, protection and licensing of trademarks rights, whether for new products or ventures, is an essential element in any business venture. This CLE course, presented by Frankfurt Kurnit’s Catherine M.C. Farrelly and Donna A. Tobin will explain trademark essentials such as how to obtain a trademark, enforcements to prevent loss of rights including issues of “genericide”, infringement monitoring, benefits, corporate transactions, license drafting, international licenses, recent decisio... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: A series of recent developments might have a profound impact on estate planning, and practitioners would be wise to remain knowledgeable about these developments and how they impact clients. This CLE course will review these recent developments and how they affect estate planning from the prospect of repeal, portability new relief, issues affecting same sex couples, FLP’s, decanting, undue influence, lien release, asset protection and much more. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Addiction is a factor in many legal cases and attorneys need to know how to identify addiction and its legal definition. This CLE course, presented by Mick Meagher, Esq., a seasoned attorney and the author of a highly acclaimed book on intervention, presents this CLE course on how to define addiction and the various behaviors that fall under the guidelines of addictive behaviors. The course will offer an overview of the addiction disease process, the warning signs of substance abuse and the deva... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Non-reciprocal Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts (SLAT’s) can offer incredible planning benefits for married clients. If adjusted to the current environment, it offers a useful default estate and financial planning strategy to achieve a variety of planning goals. This CLE course will explain the technique and how it may be adapted for modest estates requiring life insurance trusts as well as high net worth clients looking for more aggressive tax-oriented planning. Special clauses and techniques s... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Protection is the key element in designing trusts, which are perhaps one of the most powerful tools to minimize future risk to assets. But how do you best safeguard your client’s assets? What provisions should be used in drafting trusts to ensure success? How do you evaluate your client’s needs to determine the techniques that need to be implemented? This CLE course will look at the most common trust provisions as well as drafting techniques, sample language and planning considerations for th... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: As in every other field today, technology is transforming estate planning. This CLE course explains how estate planners can creatively utilize technology to enhance efficiency, minimize costs and develop strategies to minimize risk. Topics include document generation software to create better documents at lower costs, adapting everyday tools such as calendar and billing systems to increase client communication, and utilize record keeping software to safeguard you and your clients. The impact of... Read More

    Total Credits
    2
    Incl. 1.5 Ethics

    Price: $65

  • Description: This CLE course is designed to provide attorneys who do not practice Estate Planning and Elder Law with an introductory overview on these areas. The course will include issues related to Estate Tax Planning, Medicaid planning and Special Need planning. The course will also cover Asset Protection, Probate and the significance of Advance Directives. Read More

    Total Credits
    2
    Incl. 1 Ethics

    Price: $65

  • Description: There are many potential avenues available in estate planning, some more advantageous than others. Revocable trusts is one that is often promoted, but that doesn’t mean it is optimal choice for estate planning. This CLE course will evaluate revocable trusts in terms of their costs, process, eligibility requirements, jurisdictional issues as well as their potential advantages to your client. Read More

    Total Credits
    3
    Incl. 1 Ethics

    Price: $95

  • Description: Whether you have decades of experience or are new to the field, the greatest challenge in bankruptcy law remains the least predictable—the client. The strategy an attorney uses to approach a client can be a critical factor in the attorney/client relationship and inevitably, the outcome. This CLE course will explain how to identify bankruptcy red flags and develop a productive and communicative relationship with your clients. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The automatic stay and discharge injunction will be thoroughly explored in this informative CLE course. Special emphasis will be given to the intent and purpose behind these orders, in what context they may arise, who they impact and what remedies are available for those who violate them. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Among the many reasons why individuals and families choose not to pursue litigation is simple access. In rural areas of the US, some counties have fewer than three attorneys, and some have none at all. This CLE course will explain this problem and the areas affected and offer avenues to serve clients whose lack of access to justice prevents them from protecting their rights. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Not every ethical decision is a choice between right and wrong, bad and good. Some are far vaguer, battling in the shades of gray where our responsibilities to clients may blur the lines. This CLE course will tackle some of the more profound, overarching issues of ethical responsibility and professional conduct in pursuit of a client’s cause. The course will address the rules and the values upon which they are based, potential models and guides to turn to and cases which illustrate where these... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    2

    Price: $65

  • Description: We usually don’t think of estates in relation to the term life cycle, yet estate administration has within it many parallels and involves some complex considerations. This CLE course will provide a comprehensive overview of estate administration, guiding attendees through this life cycle and highlighting the many critical steps and action items for each phase. The course will cover what to do in case of the death of a decedent, documentation preparation, admitting wills to probate, and the colle... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: A star-studded presentation by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz’s litigation group, this CLE course will tell you everything you need to know about the current state of copyright law. The course will include recent developments in issues involving copyright ownership of media materials and how to defend small copyright claims. The course will take up the question of ownership of graffiti and street art, cheerleader designs, recent cases impacting copyright safe harbor and even a special presentatio... Read More

    Total Credits
    4
    Incl. 1 Ethics

    Price: $126

  • Description: The most reliable aspect of any construction project is the unknown. Scheduling delays, unanticipated expenses, liens, property damage and even personal injury are just some of the potential unforeseen elements. This CLE course, presented by construction attorneys and industry experts Tannenbaum Helpern, will provide real-life anecdotes and essential tips and strategies to help owners minimize and plan for risks in construction projects. The course will explain how to budget for unexpected costs... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Powerful witness testimony can make or break a case. While modern-day trial coverage seems to focus on sensational aspects such as DNA testing and CCTV footage, real cases, whether they be civil or criminal, are about actual people and while testimony has received a bad rap lately, it remains one of the most convincing tools in trial law. This CLE course will guide practitioners on how to craft powerful witness testimony and use it to its fullest advantage. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: In the modern-day marriage, pre and post-nuptial agreements are practically a given. The most effective of these utilize an interdisciplinary approach, particularly where trusts are concerned. This CLE course will provide a comprehensive overview of the most common pre and post-nuptial agreements with special attention paid to trusts and the impact these agreements may have on them. The course will provide practical tips and strategies for planning and creating agreements, techniques for draftin... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: As estate tax planning becomes less relevant and the repeal of the federal estate tax seems a reality, the world of estate planning is rapidly changing. In fact, what sounds like the tools for the wealthy, are becoming applicable to all. Asset Protection Trusts (APT), which maximize income tax basis on death, is especially alluring but asset planning in general should be considered and offered to any client. This CLE course will explain how asset planning is constructed to provide tools for al... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Cross examinations may be different dependent upon the specifics of a case, the style of the attorney and the personality of the person under examination. Yet, there are specific guidelines which inform all cross-examinations and which any practicing attorney should know. This CLE course, presented by expert defense attorney Saad Siddiqui, will guide you through each step of a successful cross-examination and will offer an overview on how to select the witnesses for cross-examination and design... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Ethical issues are not always clear cut, particularly when they occur in the midst of a contentious or particularly tumultuous criminal trial. Regardless of whether an ethical issue arises during the course of a trial, before it commences or even while the crime itself is occurring, under the rules of professional conduct it is the responsibility of the attorney to identify an ethical issue and find a swift and expedient resolution. This CLE course is designed to guarantee that attorneys will r... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: How does the 2016 ruling in US v Salman impact decisions such as US v Newman and other insider trading issues? How does the personal benefit requirement work and in what way does it ease the government’s burden? This CLE course will explain when the relationship between tipper and tippee satisfies personal benefit and how to resolve these issues in the wake of the Salman case. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE presentation will cover creative, cutting-edge tax planning techniques currently used by leading tax professionals. The discussion will include a number of sophisticated and contemporary planning strategies drawing on various partnership, real estate, corporate, international, individual and estate tax rules. In addition, we will touch on common tax planning obstacles, including judicial doctrines and disclosure rules, and will focus on planning techniques and structures. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: With the internet making information available to anyone with wifi, intellectual property protection is more relevant than ever. This CLE course will explain the principal elements of Intellectual Property Protection, the process, international considerations and common misconceptions. The recent passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the first federal civil cause of action for trade secrets, will be introduced. The second part of the CLE course will be built upon the foundation of the firs... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The United States is known as one of the greatest financial and tax havens on the globe. Not only do international investors benefit from the investment opportunities in real estate and other assets in the US, but US-based investors spread their wealth by capitalizing on opportunities in countries across the world. This CLE course will provide an understanding of the related tax issues to estate planning, including benefits and potential pitfalls in the realm of international investment. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Technology today develops faster than the legal system and regulations are often running to catch up. Such is the case in 3D printing, which enables anyone to create virtually anything from household items to machinery. This CLE course will explain copyright protection in light of the newest technology in 3D printing and how artists, manufacturers and designers can assert legal protections. The course will use the Star Athletica case to illustrate the regulations as well as provide a comprehensi... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The dangers posed by cyber-security breaches has been felt in every industry, every branch of government and even private individuals. For general counsel and compliance officers, it is perhaps the primary concern facing them today. This CLE course will present the regulatory environment for the financial services industry as it compares to other industries and examine the standards, audits, and ethical responsibilities they entail as well as explain how to conduct employee training and examin... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Without the structure and communication with other attorneys inherent in a typical law office, a company’s in-house counsel may find themselves faced with myriad ethical quandaries. Privileged communication, contact with former employees, conflicts of interest and electronic discovery are just some of the conflicts that can arise on a da-to-day basis. This CLE course will provide an in-depth explanation of these potential issues as well as provide techniques for problem solving a series of hypot... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    2

    Price: $65

  • Description: Video games have evolved beyond mere entertainment and are now a serious industry. While the people scour the world for Pokemon, hundreds of thousands of people are hard at work looking for the next game to capture our imaginations, and our time. As these games and characters develop, new laws and regulations are developing around them. In fact, every new title that is created comes with its own contract and legal issues. This CLE course will explain what people in the industry, as well as their... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Contracts are notoriously complicated. Even after parties have agreed to a deal, the details in the resulting contract may not reflect what you had agreed upon. This CLE course will review the areas to watch out for in any agreement with a contractor or sub-contractor to ensure you are protected against potential risks and shifting circumstances. The course will review: • Indemnity clauses • Order changes, claims and notice requirements • Payment requirements and schedules... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Miller Act was designed to protect the rights of payment to prime contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers on federal construction projects. This CLE course will explain the Miller Act and how it works to secure those rights and include an explanation of: • Claimants the Act covers • Final Furnishing • Subs in privity with the prime contractor • Those not in privity with the prime contractor • Releases • Statute of limitations • Lawsuits Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Intellectual property issues are one of a myriad of issues that can arise during business transactions. This comprehensive CLE course will provide an in-depth understanding of intellectual property issues such as key IP clauses in M&A agreements (including royalties, ownership, restrictive covenants, and employee issues) as well as licensing matters with reference to scope, quality control, assignment and termination. The course will also present trademarks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Beginning with a brief history of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, this fascinating CLE course on Special Education Law will highlight key issues in the federal statutory and case law as well as New York State law. Designed to help you represent parents and students in basic and special education matters, the course will help differentiate between federal and state law in New York and explain how to obtain a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for a child with disabilities. Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: The principles of agency law and the ethical as well as fiduciary responsibilities that each lawyer owes to their client is a critical part of the attorney/client relationship. This CLE course explains all of these duties and they apply to the wide variety of ethical questions that may arise whether intentionally or not. The course will also explain how these duties may or may not apply to third party relationships, and how to avoid predicaments which may call an attorney’s ethics into questio... Read More

    Total Credits
    3
    Incl. 2.7 Ethics

    Price: $95

  • Description: Designed to protect against those who wrongfully disclose, receive or exploit another’s trade secrets, the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) not only protects intellectually property but is self-protective against its own misuse. This CLE course will explain how the UTSA was crafted and dissect the Act to explain how to utilize it and how it’s been implemented in key interpretative cases. The course will include background on its development by the National Conference of Commissioners on Unifor... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The legal obligations of being an executor or trustee is often underestimated. This CLE course will review these responsibilities as well as the legal and practical issues that trustees may confront. The course will offer strategies for managing their responsibility over assets as well as obligations to estate and trust beneficiaries. The course will review case law concerning fiduciary misconduct and offer tips to avoid internal disputes and litigation. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will explain the national and international laws which govern franchise law whose complexity arises from federal standards which apply in addition to those of each state. The course will explain how to draft successful Franchise Agreements and Franchise Disclosure Agreements including tips and strategies to help protect your clients from litigation. Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: This CLE program covers the major clauses of a commercial office lease from the perspective of your client. The purpose of the class is to impart to the practicing attorney the practical implications of various clauses and how they may affect the day-to-day operation of a business. It also provides an understanding of all the work that goes into negotiating a lease before it reaches the attorney’s desk. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Chinese nationals seeking safe investment opportunities abroad have begun flocking to the US property market. The legal issues associated with issues such as taxes, corporate formation, transfer of funds, reporting and disclosure requirements, immigration and national security are all affected by this practice. This CLE will review all of these issues as well as examine legal strategies to avoid problems post-acquisition by addressing these issues proactively. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Crafting a compelling opening and summation can make or break a case. It’s a process that begins in the early stages of a case and the result will frame your argument and ultimately be a key element in your success. This CLE course will explain how to develop a persuasive opening and closing argument, how to develop the facts that bolster your position and deflect the information that weakens. The course will include a lively discussion and Q & A between famed attorney Ben Brafman and a Harvard... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: Sanctions for companies that fail to preserve electronic materials is an ongoing concern for firms. This CLE course will explain preservation obligations and how a review of a particular firm may be triggered as well as strategies to meet obligations. The course will also outline some practical steps to develop and pre-litigation document retention policy. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Designed for insurance practitioners, this CLE course will focus on issues related to underwriting, and coverage or claims adjustment. The course will explain the credit risks for insurers for unpaid premiums, self-insured retention and preference, fraudulent transfer and other voidable transfer claims. The course will cover bankruptcy filing and its potential erosion of policy limits as well as the impact of policy-altering reorganization plans. The course will conclude with a review of the cir... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: While not common knowledge, filing a Federal Estate Tax Return, Form 706, is a requirement on the death of a first spouse. In fact, failure to do so might be malpractice. Interestingly, this is true even if the combined estates of both spouses us under the required threshold for a single spouse. This CLE course will explain this and other important facts about Form 706, as well as the ancillary documents that need to be prepared to complete the form and recommendations for ensuring you have file... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: This CLE course, presented by veteran commercial collections litigator Carol G. Morokoff, will present the potential pitfalls of the practice as well as strategies for preparing and executing an effective and successful strategy. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Both novice and experienced litigators will benefit from this CLE program on Tort Scene Investigation. The course will review the initial client interview, Pattern Jury Instructions, and client communication. Offering tips and strategies to avoid client problems, as well as prepare clients for depositions, the course will explain how to evaluate damages, resolve discovery disputes and investigate SUM coverage and other insurance areas. Options for Alternative Dispute Resolution and other avenues... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The plaintiff deposition is an often-overlooked aspect of a plaintiff’s attorney’s case, when it may in fact be a key element to the strategy. This CLE course will help you properly utilize plaintiff’s testimony as ammunition against dispositive motions. The course will explain how to strategically position your client to present depositions in cases specific to personal injury attorneys. The course will review proper preparation and an overview of the entire process as well as tips and strateg... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Attorney’ unfamiliar with the true advantage of written discovery will fail to maximize its true potential. A key element to building and supporting a case, particular in the early stages, proper discovery goes well beyond form interrogations. This CLE course will explore the benefits of targeted written discovery and strategic responses to issues of liability and damages. The course will explain how written discovery can be leveraged to provide valuable knowledge and improve your case. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: One of the most important elements of any jury trial starts well before opening statements. Jury selection can make or break a trial and to get the jury you want, preparation is key. This CLE course will explain how to prepare for jury selection, what to look for in potential jurors, research, and how to question them. The course will also explain strategies for appealing to the jury, even when that jury is not the one you would have wanted. Ethical consideration in dealing with jurors as well a... Read More

    Total Credits
    6
    Incl. 1.5 Ethics

    Price: $187

  • Description: Designed for general practitioners and all practice specialties, this CLE course will provide a general overview of US banking law with the goal of familiarizing attorneys with the US banking systems and all its complexities. The course will explain how banks are formed, permissible activities, applicable regulations and statutes, and the latest reform efforts. The course’s comprehensive materials provide a valuable legal banking resource for future use. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Though surveys are typical in negotiating issues related to real estate, property title, and insurance coverage, many attorneys do not know the basic ins-and-outs of surveys and their requirements. This CLE course will present a comprehensive explanation of the legal requirements for surveys both in residential and commercial properties as well as the title requirements and title reports for which surveys are a critical factor. The course will review regulations under the TIRSA Owner and Loan Po... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Depositions are a fairly standard feature in trial strategy. In nursing home care cases, they fulfill a very necessary and fundamental element in building your case. This CLE course will explain the purpose of a deposition and perhaps more importantly, identify what many mistakenly believe a deposition should be used for. The course will identify the various individuals to target for deposition, important information in how to depose these witnesses, effective preparation, testimonies and admiss... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The dual and sometimes contradictory roles played by in-house counsels can result in a variety of challenges, particularly with respect to employment law. An attorney who serves as both a legal counselor and a businessman may feel torn between conflicting priorities. This CLE course will explain the fundamentals of employment law specifically for in-house counsel but also relevant to executives, CEO’s and COO’s with human resource responsibilities. The course will explore practical solutions for... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The benefits of mediation in lieu of a trial are many and include both the time, expense and energy that a trial entails. Given that, there are many disadvantages to consider. This CLE course will explain the pros vs. the cons of mediation and settlement, how to evaluate the case at hand and how to suggest mediation to a client. The course will review the steps needed to prepare for mediation including how to select a mediator, insurance coverage and the issues that need to be agreed upon before... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Personal injury cases produce no shortage of experts, primarily medical experts, who are ready, trained and available to deliver testimony on the injuries of the plaintiff. Typically recruited by the medical insurance companies to perform an Insurance Medical Examination (IME), these medical experts, all of whom are paid for their testimonies, will submit that there were no damages suffered by the plaintiff and no sustained injuries. The medical experts enlisted are typically quite skilled, co... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

  • Description: This CLE course is designed for attorneys who may represent sellers of real estate and want to be able to advise their clients on how they can benefit from various tax strategies related to their sale. This course will provide an overview of several important strategies used to minimize, defer or forgive the gain tax which may be due upon the sale of real estate, as well as the methods used to compute a capital gain tax and depreciation recapture including an in-depth discussion of the component... Read More

    General Credits
    3

    Price: $81

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