Iowa CLE Courses

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  • Description: Based on ripped from the headlines cases, this CLE course focuses on issues that are brewing or have been the source of recent headlines but remain unresolved. The course will identify specific areas of insurance and related laws that presenter Guy Kornblum maintains will be crucial in the future. The course thereby serves as a compass to direct you to the coming year and provide insights in advance – a “heads up” approach to practicing insurance law. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Financial planning is about more than just retirement. This CLE course will address a variety of financial planning issues such as student loan debt, taxes, financial aid eligibility, and salary disbursement. The course will discuss the interrelationships between these factors and how to create annual budgets that account for them. Tax reduction strategies, family planning, loan repayment, planning for aging parents and estate planning will all be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Cryptocurrency is changing the financial landscape in many ways. One of those is the issue of hiding assets from divorce court. Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin can be purchased with cash, held electronically without any third party interference and transferred anonymously. This CLE course will offer attorneys a general understanding of cryptocurrency and how it operates. The course will explain how it is held by an owner and offer strategies for gathering information on a spouse’s tran... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Asylum law has undergone a slew of changes in the past few years. This CLE course will explain those changes with a focus on how they may apply to future asylum cases. The lecture will begin with an overview of the basic ideas behind asylum, its history and how new regulations will alter its operations. The course will then take a deeper look into how the new regulations may impact new asylum applicants, particularly those from Middle Eastern countries. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The legal issues surrounding sports, from the college level all the way to professionals and the Olympic players, are shockingly complex. The issues go above and beyond players and teams and relate to images and likeness, college sports and names, risk management and most recently, the 2020 Olympic Athletes Empowerment Act. This CLE course will address these issues as well as the impact that COVID-19 has had on sports and athletes. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will offer a comprehensive review of New York laws and statutes related to child custody and child support. The course will include an explanation of terms such as sole custody, joint custody and shared custody and will also present negotiation technique, tips and strategies for conducting a child custody or child support case. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Litigating long-term disability insurance claims is a complex operation. No two are alike. This CLE course will explain frequently encountered issues during this process and focus on the three main topics in the litigation of such claims including the legal and medical issues, subjective disabilities and surveillance and social media. The course will also address vocational issues that arise in disability insurance litigation such as earnings requirements, job analysis and the proper use of vo... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: What are the critical issues facing consumer and corporate attorneys in the coming year? This CLE course will explain the typical consumer laws adopted by various states and how they are being interpreted by the courts. The course will present a regulatory overview as well as enforcement actions that both federal and state regulators tend to bring and how an attorney may effectively defend against them. The impact of COVID-19 on these laws will be addressed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Well-known instructor and published legal commentator Dov Treiman of Manhattan’s Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., will guide you through the landscape of ethical obligations when a legal opponent is suffering from a mental disease or impairment. The CLE course will review the legal and practical considerations of navigating such a case. The presentation will be conducted somewhat informally and interactively. Comments and questions are welcome as are specific examples you may choose to prese... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Criminal cases are daunting endeavors that are filled with complications. Yet beyond factual analysis and legal considerations are the ethical issues that may arise. This CLE course will explain the ethical responsibilities that every trial litigator may face. The course will present the various ethical considerations that are likely to come up before and during the trial process and these issues should be addressed and handled. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: Writing a motion need not be a chore. In fact, when done in the right frame of mind, it can even be enjoyable. This CLE course will take you through a musical playlist that corresponds to tips, strategies and rules for persuasive motions that are as inspiring for the listener as they are for the writer who is drafting. The course will explain specific standards for any type of motion as well as strategies to employ for your Notice of Motion and Affirmation and Memorandum of Law. The co... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: New York currently has three major offshore wind projects underway. These projects are typically very complicated and include a large variety of government agencies. All of this began in 2019, when New York enacted a climate change law calling for an increase in renewable energy, including 9,000 MW of offshore wind energy. This CLE course will explain these new climate laws and the various stages in offshore wind energy projects from the initial regulatory and permitting process to the... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will provide a complete overview of construction claims and dispute resolution including an understanding of various contract delivery systems and the contract provisions that may impact the likelihood of claims. The course will explain the importance of management and effective resolution of disputes and change orders may significantly impact cost, performance and overall success and how proper administration and record keeping may facilitate the process. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Designed for attorneys who handle NY-based DWI cases, this CLE course will focus primarily on challenging the breath test. The course will break down the District Attorney’s Office’s discovery material and use it to your advantage. The course will also present ways to cross-examine the breath test operator to raise issues with its procedure and approach. An overview of defenses to challenge the result, including the strategic use of expert testimony will also be included. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Even under normal circumstances, the application of ethics during litigation is challenging. But during times of upheaval, with a downward pressure on fees it becomes even more difficult. The current work from home environment also contributes, adding to compliance risk. Where’s the line between lying and exaggeration in settlement discussion? How do we maneuver aggressiveness from opposing funds? This CLE course, presented as part of Frankfurt Kurnit’s Third Annual Litigation Ethics S... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    3

    Price: $95

  • Description: Alcohol isn’t a factor only in DUI cases. Civil personal injury cases may also involve alcohol. The example of the ram shop, wherein a driver who is not visibly intoxicated when leaving a shop is then injured, leaving the dram shop potentially liable, depending on the state. This CLE course will explain how alcohol may play a role in cases and what attorneys need to know about such cases. The legal aspects of the toxicology of alcohol, dram shop cases, blood alcohol level and visible i... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The rise in police brutality has come hand-in-hand with a rise in police lying. This rise has impacted criminal proceedings, hides misconduct and drastically reduces the public’s respect and support for law enforcement. Even worse, few officers are called to account, even when police reports are falsified, essentially created a court-reinforced criminality. Under the 42 USC § 1983 for fabrication of evidence, wherein lawyers may sue police and municipalities for false arrest, loss of employmen... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Jury selection is a critical aspect of a trial’s success and opening remarks form their first impression of the facts of the case. Jury selection must be thought-out and strategic. This CLE course, presented by Jeffrey M. Kimmel, one of New York’s leading civil trial attorneys, will explain the key factors in a well-executed jury selection and how it can impact your outcome. The course will review various methodologies regarding jury selection including creating an “ideal juror” frame... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The purchase or sale of the entirety of business assets, some business assets, or an ownership interest in a business requires three main types of purchase agreements. These include Asset Purchase Agreements, Membership Interest Purchase Agreements and Stock purchase Agreements. This informative CLE course will examine each of these in depth and use specific examples from transactions conducted by the presenter, business law specialist Richard Waxman. The course will utilize the examples... Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Offering a quick but complete overview of the civil litigation process, this CLE course will focus on best practices and strategies for young attorneys just starting out. Potential pitfalls and how to avoid them will also be included. And for veteran attorneys, the course works as a fantastic refresher course. Examples will relate to areas of complex litigation though the course itself will not go in-depth into those areas. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Non-citizens occupy a complicated part of the legal system. Representing non-citizens is even more complicated. This CLE course, presented by a seasoned immigration and criminal lawyer, will explain everything you need to know and when what you know is not enough. The course is designed for working criminal defense attorneys who don’t need too much introduction, but need to get the facts on non-citizen representation. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Writing is a key skill for attorney practitioners. This CLE course will function as an advanced legal writing course and will include training in how to draft pleadings using a variation of Issue, Rule, Analysis, Conclusion (IRAC) called Conclusion, Rule, Analysis, and Conclusion (CRAC). The main focus of the course will be tips for effective writing that provides clear, sound arguments and analysis. Issues of grammar, motions, legal memoranda, briefs and correspondence will all be add... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: In May 2019, Denver decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms, beginning a far-reaching reform movement in psychedelic drugs. This wave placed pharmaceutical companies, who began to seek FDA approval of such drugs in direct opposition to activists who opposed commercialization. Oregon’s later legalization of psilocybin-assisted therapy clinics using products manufactured under state licenses only accelerated the spread and the conflict. This CLE course will explain the patent protections ava... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Remote trial proceedings present unprecedented challenges for lawyers and judges. The legal, practical and ethical issues will all be discussed in light of online depositions, hearings, trials, arbitrations and mediations. This CLE course will present all of these as well as practical tips and strategies to address these and other issues that may arise including attorney client privilege, witness testimony influence and right to counsel protection. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: An introduction to the basics of copyright law and to the affirmative defense of “fair use” which is often judicially expanding. This CLE course will explain the significance of the recently argued Supreme Court Google vs. Oracle case and its judicial interpretation of “fair use” and its impact. The course will also cover recent copyright regulations and the pending legislation on this issue. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) prohibits the DEA from seizing certain previously illegal controlled substances when being used for certain religious practices. Cases in 2006 and 2009, wherein Brazilian churches wherein allowed to use hallucinogenic teas have led to the perception that such Visionary Church activity is lawful, giving rise to a whole new set of clients looking for RFRA protections. These churches often serve well-educated adults who seek powerful experiences throug... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Understanding the No Fault System is the first step in understanding No Fault Litigation. This CLE course will provide a complete overview of this system and explain who is eligible for New York State No Fault benefits. The course will explain how to determine the eligible injured party and explain when claims must be paid and/or denied and will present the possible defenses to No Fault claims as well processing and strategies for defending claims when they are denied. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Considering adding Social Security disability claimant representation to your practice? This CLE course, presented by 25 veteran in the field Jonathan Ginsberg, will explain how to identify solid cases, which ones to avoid, the timeline for cases and the three theories of disability that apply in all cases. Recent changes to the hearing process as a result of COVID-19 will be explained as will practical considerations on the pros and cons of Social Security practices. Tips and strategies for p... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: In today’s tech-driven global economy, trademarks may be a company’s most important asset. By marketing products virtually, start-ups can quickly reach customers in foreign countries at a click. But how to ensure that a client’s trademarks are protected abroad? And how to do it cost-effectively? This CLE course will explain how to establish and maintain trademark rights globally through an understanding of global treaties. How to craft an effective strategy and enforce and defend tradem... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Offering a complete overview on life insurance, this CLE course will cover insurable interest, common riders and term vs. permanent. The topic of underwriting and the various types of insurance companies as well as buy/sell agreements, key persons, group whole life, retirement and executive bonus plans and whole life insurance as a business asset will all be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will offer an initial introduction to whistleblowing laws, followed by an in-depth discussion of the various traps that the unwary might fall into. Designed for those who are seeking to or considering representing whistleblowers, the course will review issues of divorce, bankruptcy, severance agreements, public disclosure issues, FOI requests, the management of parallel employment litigation, counterclaims and co-relator issues among others. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: There have been numerous and important updates to the Florida DUI law over the past year. This CLE course will address these updates as they pertain to the Florida court system from the Supreme Court through the County Courts. The course will ensure you are fully up to date in all the current decisions regarding DUI in Florida. Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Lawyers are by no means medical professionals, and yet some client representation requires an understanding of anatomy, physiology and biology that is beyond the knowledge base of an attorney. This CLE course will offer the basics on musculoskeletal and neuroanatomy, and an understanding of the anatomical regions and how they may come in to play in expert witness testimony. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: With increasing reports of excessive violence and incidences of death, police misconduct and police reform are hot button issues right now. This CLE course will present the federal civil right litigation that involve the police and the constitutional standards which govern the police and police conduct. The course will explain how the civil justice system is attempting to achieve greater accountability and the tools that attorney can use to evaluate the viability of civil rights claims... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Looking to serve on the Part 36 list as a court evaluator? This CLE course is for you. Learn to properly perform your duties, assist in resolutions and protect the interests of the Alleged Incapacitated Individual. Tips on what the court is looking for during the course of the investigation and how to best provide that information will also be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Chronic traumatic Encephalopathy cases require advance knowledge of neurology, neuroimaging, neuropsychology and neural science in order to be successful. This knowledge is critical for both direct examination of medical examination and perhaps more importantly for the utilization of generally accepted medical literature which is often referred to regarding medical issues related to CTE. This CLE course will explain these issues, the knowledge required and how it can be used as well how and wh... Read More

    General Credits
    8

    Price: $212

  • Description: Immigration Law seems to be changing on a constant basis and winning a case in immigration court has never been more of a challenge. This CLE course will offer strategies in how to appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and present motions to the board as well as standards of review and writing tips. The course will explain the importance of creating a proper record for appeal, lodging an appeal correctly and composing effective appellate briefs to the BIA. The course will pr... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Cryptocurrency is a complex area at the intersection of finance and law. This CLE course will explain cryptocurrency and its history as well as specific types such as Bitcoin and the origins of the various types. The course will explain digital tokens, governmental classifications and a look into the future of cryptocurrency. Issues of legality, constitutionality, and relationship to the gold standard and other valuations will all be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The intersection of law and horses is more common than one may think. The equine industry has many unusual nuances and attorneys who are not aware of them can easily find themselves in uncharted territory. Presented by a nationally recognized speaker who has served as an expert witness in the area, this CLE course will address Equine Law and offer solutions and strategies for equine business concerns, horse-specific legal issues and the area of real estate law that relates to it. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: What is the significance of inclusionary and affording housing? Inclusionary housing requires a percentage of affordable developments for lower income residents in order to increase availability and economic diversity in desirable neighborhoods. While how affordable housing is defined varies according to jurisdiction, it is generally defined as no more than 30% of a person’s income and also provides for rental and homeownership assistance, land use and regulatory incentives. This CLE c... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The most common ethical missteps are often the most avoidable. Utilizing a variety of risk management tools, practitioners can learn which conduct and practices typically draw the attention of bar prosecutors or clients in order to avoid these potential pitfalls. This CLE course will identify and explain those tools and how to implement them as well as provide an overview on bar investigations and how to best respond to bar complaints and disciplinary letters should they arise should t... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.25

    Price: $34

  • Description: An attorney who serves as a general counsel or a municipal attorney may be required to serve as an organization’s parliamentarian at regular or annual meetings as a requirement defined in their governing documents. This CLE course will explain the basic rules for an attorney serving in this capacity as well as guidelines to follow in accordance with the newly revised 12th Edition of Robert’s Rules of Order or other standard authorities. The course will begin with an introduction and ex... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The sports industry, like most industries around the world, has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This CLE course will address the legal issues of the sports business and how it has been affected as well as the legal, contractual and economic challenges faced by the leagues, unions, teams, and players, particularity in the US. The course will present the different approaches being taken by the various leagues and government entities as well as the force majeure clauses w... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Family-owned businesses are often the result of years of investment, building a company from the ground up. When it’s time to pass that business on, whether to the next generation or to non-related management or employees, many owners find themselves in uncharted territory. This CLE course will address the fundamental questions that attorneys must deal with when a family business is going through a stage of succession. The course will explain how to plan for this type of transition and t... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Venture capital has made it possible for many young companies to grow into major corporations. By providing extensive financial and advisory support, they manage to accomplish these goals while sparing them from the scrutiny and disclosure requirements of the public market. Familiarity with the inner workings of capital funds as well as the various concerns they face such as regulatory issues are critical for attorneys. This CLE course will present an overview of venture capital funds... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will present the impact of COVID-19 on prisons, prisoners and the reduction of sentences as a result. The course, presented by renowned attorney Benjamin Brafman, Esq., will explain the process and forms required to apply for such a reduction, particularly the Reduction in Sentence (RIS) provision. An overview of the various requirements such as the Exhaustion Requirement, and the Extraordinary and Compelling Reasons Requirement will be explained as will how release pla... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Learn the basics of estate planning from the typical documents in an estate plan to practical pointers in estate plan drafting so that you can anticipate your clients’ needs. This informative CLE course, perfect for novice attorneys looking for a first primer to those looking to brush up on the essentials, will explain each of the documents required, address the methods for passing property in the case of death and how these different methods may impact one’s plan, positively and negatively.... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Marijuana and hemp have always navigated uncertainty with regards to regulations. COVID-19 has only increased the uncertainty surrounding these areas. This CLE course will present the past, present and future of the cannabis industry with regards to pending and future regulatory and legislative measures, the restrictions and impact on corporate transactions, liability issues, IP protection and interjurisdictional concerns within the global market. The course will offer practical advice f... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The primary principle behind the Gun Free School Zones Act is Robert Dorf, Esq.’s Theory of Federal Preemption. This theory argues that GFSZA both preempts and supersedes the State Law, in particular that of Search and Seizure/Stop and Frisk in New York State as it compares to the Federal Fourth Amendment Law of the US Supreme Court. This CLE course will explain the current weapons detection and warnings technology available or in development designed to protect public, private and par... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: There are many nuances to Florida Defamation Law. This CLE course will explain those nuances with a specific focus on identifying viable cases, the value of those cases and the work that must be done in order to overcome the litigation issues that are unique to Florida Law Defamation cases. The course will explain the many elements of defamation, defense options, statute of limitations and special media defendants. The status of contemporary case law and how courts are determining the relation... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: COVID-19 has resulted in a tremendous rise in bankruptcy filings and the situation is expected to worsen. Attorneys need to know how to assist clients faced with overwhelming debt. This CLE course will explain personal bankruptcy at its basic level and will include eligibility standards for filing and how to evaluate them, code chapters, exemptions, preparing for petitions and the process of liquidation. Court litigation, filing and pleading cases and the implication of specific codes and chap... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Conversations about race are always sensitive. This is particularly true today and even more particularly when it comes to juries. This CLE course will explain how lawyers should approach issues of race with potential jurors. The course will present the reasoning for why it’s important to have discussions about race and racism, the relevant legal issues and tips and strategies for addressing the issues. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The purchase or sale of businesses or ownership interest in a business require a tremendous number of documents. The primary ones include Asset Purchase Agreements, Stock Purchase Agreements and Membership Interest Purchase Agreements. This CLE course will explain and provide samples of all of these documents and others and explain when they should be implemented. Other documents to be explained include: Letters of Intent, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Authorizing Resolutions, Lien Search... Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Criminal defense clients provide particular challenges for attorneys. How to humanize them, mitigate incriminating information and help negotiate and advocate for clients requires specific knowledge and skill. This CLE course will explain how mitigating factors and information presented at court can impact sentencing and the various strategies that can be used throughout the trial and sentencing phases. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Lawyers are known for working insane hours, to the point of exhaustion and seriously ill health, This CLE course will explain how to get control of your life without damaging your business. The course will explain how to have a balanced, healthy lifestyle and still make a great living as a lawyer. The course will address the systemic health problems in the legal profession and will present 4 essential strategies for creating lasting change in the intense environment that attorneys inhab... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Critical decision making is a key skill for any practicing attorney. This CLE presentation will guide you through a high-exposure death case and the fifteen most important decision that attorneys must make to both prosecute and defend. These decisions include case selection for the plaintiff, discovery for both, expert retention for both, timing and contents for dispositive motions and settlements. Cross-examinations, qualified immunity, post-trial motions and special verdict forms as well as... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: This CLE course will provide advanced instruction in the unique and largely unknown area of timeshare law. The course will provide more detailed approaches to higher level problem resolution of complex issues as well as proper case management of protocols and specifics that are unique to this area. Topics discussed in this CLE Course are as follows: Resolution of Paid in Full; Sale/rent; Transfers; Deed back; Resolution of Mortgage notes; Contracts/Engagement Agreements with Clients;... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Cybersecurity is a huge concern in these digital times. This CLE course will focus on existing concerns that have taken on greater importance recently as well as new issues that have arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The course will identify threat-actors and how they exploit pandemic related vulnerabilities with the use of business email compromise, remote work and social engineering attacks. The various risks of data breaches and ransomware attacks that both disrupt and so... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This introductory CLE course on timeshare law, a largely unknown but unique area, will explain the major concepts and ideas that govern how timeshare law is determined. Specific guidelines and approaches to problem resolution will all be presented. In this CLE Presentation, we will discuss the three common Types of Timeshares,; which are the Points system, Floating week, and Fixed week. We will address the issues that arise within each of these common types of Timeshares. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Seemingly innocuous comments, pronoun use and jokes can all seem innocent, but may amount to an inadvertently hostile environment for employees. Employee turnover as a result of such toxic environments are never good for a businesses’ bottom line. This enlightening CLE course will use a social science and current events approach to make you more aware of implicit bias and micro-aggressions for healthier work environments. The course will help you to recognize and admit biases you might... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Police misconduct is a topic on everyone’s mind these days. Regardless of which side of the argument you are on, whether you are defending or prosecuting or if you are just interested in expanding your knowledge base, this CLE course will explain all the latest in the area of law enforcement. The course will cover law enforcement liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 as well as the use of deadly force, qualified immunity for officers on an individual level, supervision and discipline, liabi... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Landlord tenant law has become a national topic of conversation since COVID-19. Its evolving laws and the national/state moratoriums being put in place as a result of the pandemic has made it one of the hardest hit areas. This CLE course will introduce the main topics of New Jersey landlord-tenant law and how its regulation has changed since the pandemic. The course will present the various issues that need to be navigated as well as ways of getting relief for clients as the laws remai... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Illinois is one of the more stringent states when it comes to serious driving offenses such as DUI’s. Whether you are trying to determine how your client’s license will be impacted by such offenses or seeking to regain their privileges, this course will provide you with everything you need to know about potential suspensions and revocations of the Illinois Driver’s License based on their driving history. The course will explain your client’s options to regain their privileges, as well... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The Bitcoin network came into existence in 2009 and since then, internet currencies have made incredible strides. Their credibility is such that cryptocurrencies are accepted as secure forms of payment, they can be digitally stored and do not require a bank or middleman. This CLE course will present the fundamentals of cryptocurrency and how they may be a factor in your estate planning. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The housing security of millions of Americans is being threatened by the shock of COVID-19. Federal, state and local judiciaries are moving quickly to prevent foreclosures and the ways in which a borrower’s home in New York State can be preserved. This CLE course will explain how the pandemic has affected mortgages and foreclosures. The course will review federal foreclosure moratoriums and forbearance of mortgage payments under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CA... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: While there are never any guarantees when it comes to juries, there are techniques available to trial attorneys looking for a favorable outcome. This CLE course will explain the various approaches and strategies as well as specific wording that can be used to help you win your case. Cross examination techniques that guide witnesses to inadvertently assist your case as well as tips for appealing to jury sentiment through emotional direction in closing arguments will be addressed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: How to turn a prospective client into an actual one? This CLE course will explain everything you need to know about how to conduct an initial consultation to ensure you win that client. This interactive presentation will explain what to ask and how to answer to stand out from the crowd and simultaneously gather information to improve your representation. Specifically geared toward family law, perhaps the most emotionally charged area of law, the course will address issues related to divorce,... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: A trial is like a performance and requires a tremendous amount of rehearsal in order for the final outcome to be flawless. In the case of trials, rehearsal means developing a theory about the case, analyzing evidence, witness preparation and forming opening and closing statements. This CLE course, presented by Jeffrey M. Kimmel, a leading civil trial attorney, will explain various aspects of the trial preparation process. The course will explain the various stages including discovery, de... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course focuses on the defense of a construction claim. It provides information on some basic legal principles but is heavier on practical litigation tips. The course covers coverage issues, accidental versus occupational claims, date of disablement, date of contraction, §44 apportionment, and § 56 liability. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Effective Appellate Advocates require the flexibility to navigate the ever-changing rules of the appellate courts, as well as the ability to think strategically and communicate effectively. This CLE course will explain how an Appellate Advocate must actually function as a partner in handling attorneys and will provide tips for assessing potential appeals, writing appeals and arguing before the appellate courts. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Psychiatric disabilities are more common than many are aware of. How can you correctly and legally deal with such employees with regards to discipline and workplace violations, termination, and accommodations? How do you deal with a situation when one might be a direct threat to themselves or others and when are you obligated to continue employing them. This CLE course will cover all of these issues as well as requirements under the ADAAA. How psychiatric disabilities are defined, com... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Learning to avoid Employment Law liability under the FMLA, ADA, ADEA and GINA statutes is a must for any employer. This comprehensive CLE course will explain how each of these laws interact with others and how to ensure compliance with employment law and protect your business and yourself. The course will review how Employment Law has evolved as well as the impact of the discrimination laws on each phase of employment. What is allowed to be communicated in job postings, during intervie... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Designed for novice attorneys, in particular those approaching their first trial, this CLE course will provide everything you need to do including ethical obligations, stages of preparation and trial notebook. Strategies, comprehensive files and notes and how to organize it all will be explained so that your first foray into the courtroom will be successful. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The COVID-19 virus has been declared a pandemic by the WHO and employers need to develop a solid plan to protect employees, clients and customers. This CLE course will offer comprehensive information on what can be done today to prepare as well as what resources are available to draw upon. The course will cover a variety of issues including FMLA leave both in general and under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA). How is COVID-19 classified under the FMLA and is it conside... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Negotiating a personal injury settlement with an insurance company can be tricky business. This comprehensive CLE course will present time-tested strategies from experienced practitioners. Crafting powerful demand letters, recognizing bad faith agreements and how to set the tone from the start of the negotiations as well as balancing between building relationships and hardball tactics will be discussed. The course will also address quantifying pain and suffering in the form of damages,... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: In today’s litigious environment, employee handbooks are critical in order for employees to protect themselves against future liability. Yet there are some mistakes that can be downfall of any employer. This CLE course will explain the policies that are absolute musts for all handbooks as well as phrases and terms that can never be included. An outline of do’s and don’ts, strategies for a well-written and enforceable handbook and avoiding liability through well drafted policies and pro... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course, a continuation of CA Agency Law which reviewed federal, state and NCAA regulations as they apply to sports agents, will present the various definitions, disclosures, representations of pro athletes, contract requirements, changes to Name, Image & Likeness, protection of athletes and universities and penalties, both civil and criminal, for bad acts. The course will also introduce NFL agency requirements – contracts between players and teams and between athletes and agen... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: BAR rules and ethical considerations regarding representation or often misunderstood. This lack of information can lead to mistakes that could be costly. This CLE course will explain ethical considerations related to representation and termination and everything along the way. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: No matter how much we might wish for more, there are only so many hours in a day. And regardless of how organized we may be, there is a limit to what can get done in a specific amount of time. Moreover, sometimes in an effort to manage time, we often fall into the trap of wasting more time that we are utilizing. This CLE course will provide innovative techniques to master how you use your time. By creating time management goals that modify your behavior and the way you use your time. The... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The laws that shape electronic media have created media behemoths. These competing media forces capitalize on the incredible advancements in technology and the laws that have both aided but also limited growth. This CLE course will focus on the radio and television industries and the impact of the 1934 Communications Act on these industries. Early regulation of communications and the emergence of cable to the arrival of the Internet and the subsequent deregulatory impact on the 1996 Telecommun... Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: A Special Purpose Acquisition (SPAC) requires special consideration. This CLE course will explain how to formulate, file and implement a public offering for an SPAC. Insights, strategies and examples will be used to illustrate the SPAC process. Presented by nationally-recognized and widely published attorney Dan Brecher, who has appeared on CNN, CNBC and countless others, the course will apply to attorneys who represent any type of business entity. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: With a focus on the critical clauses that may be erroneously omitted in contracts as a result of oversight or ignorance, this CLE course will offer an overview on contract review and how to avoid potential errors. The course will present those basic clauses and how they should be used and offer simple language alternatives that you can incorporate into future contracts. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: What are tax deeds and how can they be used? This CLE course will explain the origin of tax deeds and how to distinguish between them and other types of deeds. The course will address issues such as challenges to quieting a title which is a prime requirement for marketability and will also explain the minimum standards for undoing a tax deed as it relates to the tax deed purchaser and a prior owner or lien holder. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The Department of Veterans Affairs is mandated by federal law and court cases to provide full benefits, but many veterans and their dependents often find themselves without. This CLE course will explain how to provide effective legal representation for veterans when navigating the process of acquiring the maximum benefits to which they are entitled. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Defendant statements in a criminal trial are subject to rules governing their admissibility. This CLE course will explain the relevant constitutional rights such as the Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments and will specifically address the Texas law relating to confession admissibility. The differences between Texas and federal law in this regard will be examined. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Using search and seizure models, this CLE course will provide attorneys, even those unfamiliar with the 4th Amendment, with the basics of traffic stops. The course will differentiate between issues that relate to the power that officers wield over occupants as well as occupants' rights. The second part of the course will deal more specifically with search doctrines related to vehicle searches. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Data breaches have become so common they are practically inevitable and law firms are trying to find ways to guard against and respond to them should they occur. With the Ethical Rules of Conduct adding monetary risk and punitive damages, it’s imperative to take steps to protect data and understand the risk you take. This CLE course will explain cybersecurity in a comprehensive manner and offer strategies to protect against data breaches. The course will explain the specific legal and... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Client retention is a critical aspect of your business’s success. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive list of what every attorney should do to approach clients and keep them. Initial client meets and how they should be run and communication skills will all be addressed as will adherence to ethical standards and meeting your client needs. The course will specific techniques and strategies for better communication and organization. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Even for the more seasoned attorney there is room for improvement when it comes to contracts. This CLE course will help to identify and improve critical contract provisions using a Purchase of Sale Agreement as a baseline, the course will explain how those provisions may apply to almost any contract. The course will review pre-contract negotiations including NDA’s, LOI’s and Term Sheets as well as the common terminology used in formal contracts. The course will address the clauses that... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Lawyers and the legal practitioners have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic much like all other industries across the world and yet the specific ramifications on lawyers is worthwhile to analyze. This CLE course will examine the financial impact as well as how it affects case prosecution and networking to client reactions. More specifically, the course will examine issues such as police brutality and social justice and election suppression and the ethical rules that need to be navigated.... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Employment-based green card and visa categories, as well as the recent Executive Orders issues by President Trump, are just some of the areas being impacted by COVID-19. This CLE course will cover this area with a focus on EB-1, EB-2 NIW and PERM-based green cards. Employment-based visas not impacted by the Executive orders, specifically E,O,P,R, TV and J-1 visas will be explained and the process for obtaining approved petitions will be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The legal issues surrounding cannabis are still evolving. This CLE course will explain the current state of cannabis with a focus on the impact of COVID specifically in California. The course will present the current and future attitude of local jurisdictions regarding permits for cannabis businesses and its impact on real estate. Advising potential landlords and tenants regarding specific provisions of their leases, as well as financial interest and other provisions will be discussed. State l... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: It might seem counterintuitive, but often attorneys who work in the field of medical malpractice and personal injury fail to understand the degree to which their clients have suffered. This CLE course, presented by attorney and forensic expert Mark Silver, will offer useful and humanistic tools to better understand what clients have suffered so that they can better and more holistically advocate for them. The course will explain these new tools and how to use them to more comprehensive... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will delve into the criminal activity of murderer Ted Bundy following his jail break in Colorado leading to his arrest in Florida. The course will explain the investigation of his last murder and offer a comprehensive account of how the prosecution built and delivered the case at trial. Lawyer performances will be critiqued with an eye toward better handling of high-profile murder cases. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The Brownfield Cleanup Program was supposed to remediate the contamination of former industrial sites for new uses. But just as states across the country were to implement it, a new class of contaminants called “Emerging Contaminants” or “Forever Chemicals” arose, complicating the sites’ development. This CLE course will explain the benefits of the Brownfield Cleanup Programs and explain the various financial and liability release incentives it contains. Ongoing issues with this remediat... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The family based petition may seem quite complicated but this CLE course will provide you with a simple approach that will streamline the process and make it accessible. The course will cover issues of sponsorship and how various categories of sponsorship may apply to the process. The issue of cost, timing, use of forms and how they may impact individual eligibility will all be addressed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on every industry, from the largest corporation to the smallest mom and pop shop. Unemployment is rampant and many people as struggling to stay afloat. Given the widespread loss of income, how can one be expected to repay loans taken before the crisis hit? And how to anticipate when payments could reasonably be made? This CLE course will explain the issue of outstanding receivables and the difference between commercial and consumer collections as they relate t... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Many in the legal field believe that jurors are swayed by emotions, bias and personal preference. This hour-long CLE course will make the case that what most influences jurors is the evidence. The course will use that as the basis for a presentation on why medical professionals should testify about critical chart entries bearing on liability, damages and proximate causes as well as the benefit of medical evidence obtained from the original author versus an expert. The course will explain the r... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Obtaining permanent resident status in the US can be tricky. One of the ways to achieve it is through a family member – either a citizen or green card holder. The process requires filing a family visa petition followed by an application. This CLE course will explain the process from beginning to end and present the various legal and factual issues within each step. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The movement of data is essential in today’s global economy. And with the speed and ease with which data changes hands, the legal issues involved in handling personal and client data is that much more sensitive and complex. This CLE course will address the issue through the identification of potential legal issues to assess when advising clients or businesses in the how, when and what data moves across the world. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Tension in the workplace, always an issue, is at an all-time high in the current atmosphere of COVID-19, #DefundPolice and Black Lives Matter. An upcoming election and rampant employment have created a tinderbox in most offices. This CLE course will offer employers best practices for addressing civil rights and other issues that might increase tensions. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Construction law is more than just contract claims. This CLE course will focus on the many areas of law aside from Labor Law that might apply to construction-related issues and how to navigate the legal landscape when faced with these issues. Various aspects of law that construction lawyers need to know to serve their companies and clients will be explored and presented including handling claims and the nuances of the process. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will offer a complete introduction to bad faith insurance law in California. The course will explain the basic principles behind both the presentation and defense of claims related to wrongful denial of insurance benefits and the case law and regulations specific to California. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Domestic relations cases are always tricky. This CLE course will present the basic issues that face attorneys in these types of cases as well as the importance of encouraging counsel between parties. The long term ramifications, both financial and otherwise, of divorce and the resulting single parent homes, will be addressed as a means to provide the language to discuss these issues with clients. Tactical strategies for navigating family law matters will also be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Administrative law tribunals conduct almost 10 tens as many hearings as Article III courts conduct trials, creating almost a fourth branch of government. This CLE course will explain the process of defending actions against a professional license in Washington State. The course will provide a step-by-step explanation of agency authority to litigate a matter before an agency tribunal. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Attorney client privilege is one of the basic tenets of client representation. But what is it really? When is it applicable and under what circumstances can it be waived? To whom does it apply? This CLE course will explain the basic concepts and various nuances of attorney client privilege and work product privilege and will explain avoidance, conflicts of interest, identification and attorney disqualifications Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: The IRS is famous for its complexity. This CLE course will explain everything you need to know about practices and procedures including the basic requirements of an audit, appeals and tax court processes. The significance of Notices of Deficiency and successful strategies for representing you client during the IRS process will be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Bankruptcy petitions are not nearly as simple as they may appear and with the recent financial crisis sweeping the nation, many attorneys will be called upon to assist clients in filing. This CLE course will review the basics and provide valuable guidance in filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Bankruptcy practices and document review as well as the history of bankruptcy, rules, codes and typical forms, statements, schedules and the overall bankruptcy “Bible” will all be covered in this compre... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: For many multinational companies, there is no substitute for an US business manager from within. In fact, specific visa categories were created specifically to create incentive and means for high-ranking managers and executives to travel across borders. This CLE course will explain the basic requirements for these visa categories, how they’ve changed over times, application process and strategies to avoid common problems that may face practicing attorneys in implementing these visas.... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: As the nation starts to re-open after the COVID-19 shutdown, employers need to take into account a range of practical and legal considerations. This CLE course will review employer obligations under the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The course will address the safety requirements for returning employees as well as the potential lawsuits that may come in the wake including tips and strategies to protect your business. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. altered the state tax environment for businesses. As a result the state tax authorities began to aggressively pursue out-of-state sellers and often applied their laws to tax periods prior to the decision. Sales tax are not the only type impacted; gross receipts, income taxes and digital taxes are as well. This CLE course will explain the changing definitions and developments as well as the current laws and how to prepare clie... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Websites rely on Section 230 to protect them from liability for third party content and the protections have only grown as time has gone by. And yet, the question of the degree of criminal activity and misinformation that is being enabled by the open arena of the internet is constantly being weighed. This CLE course will explain the origins of Section 230 and provide a comprehensive understanding of its purpose and goals. The course will then explain how the law has been taken advantage. The c... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: On-the-record interviews (OTR’s) are a key technique for Financial Industry Regulatory Authority investigations. This CLE course will explain FINRA’s OTR methodologies and how to best prepare to represent witnesses during these types of proceedings. The course will explain the overall goals of FINRA as well as provide goals for witnesses as well as strategies for what they should avoid. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course, presented by Frankfurt Kurnit, will explore issues of privacy and advertising as they relate to Software Development Kits (SDK’s) and other tracking technology in today’s apps. The course will do a deep dive in SDK’s and explain how they are used for analytics and advertising as well as the type of notice and choice they require. Whether they might lead to lawsuits, PR concerns, and privacy as well as negotiating contracts for their use will all be addressed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Statutes are what guides New York City’s Housing Law Litigation and every detail counts. This comprehensive CLE course will analyze housing litigation and the statutory requirements that guide it. Whether you are new to landlord/tenant litigation or a veteran, the course will provide both basic knowledge and recent updates to the housing laws as a result of the June 2019 Housing Stability and Tenant Security Protection Act. The course will present sample predicate notices for non-payme... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The impact of COVID-19 on telecommuting, HIPAA and force majeure provisions are continuously evolving. This CLE course will provide a brief overview of the virus, quarantine and the bioethical issues related to the allocation of resources. HIPAA, specifically as it relates to disclosure, requirements for teleworkers and the contractual provisions of force majeure will all be addressed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The issue of immigration remains incredible contentious. This CLE course will present issues related to dealing with legal permanent residents who, as a result of a criminal violation of their terms of status, are facing deportation. The course will explain some of the primary reasons why a permanent resident might find themselves facing removal proceedings as well as the importance of citizenship in immigration cases. The course will provide tips and strategies for representing a client throu... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Fact dependent cases rely on depositions, both of your client and your opponent. This CLE course will offer a brief guide into how to properly and effectively plan for depositions including the psychological and strategic issues that come into play. Critical portions of the CPLR and Uniform Rules designed to guide attorneys though conflicts will also be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    2.25

    Price: $55

  • Description: Criminal Defense lawyers rely on pre-trial motions for the success of their cases. This CLE course will present the most common mistakes that can be made through the violation of the 4th and 5th amendments regarding pre-trial motions. The course will provide familiarity with the issues that will make you a more effective criminal defense attorney. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Designed to provide you with the basics of a domestic violence case, this CLE course will explain all the components of such cases and how crimes are categorized as DV cases. The course will explain the position of domestic violence prosecutors and law enforcement as well as the stages these cases typically go through. Specific case scenarios will be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Starting your own law practice has a great deal of advantages. And yet, the challenges you will face are much the same as those faced by any new business owner. This CLE course will explain how to create the needed business, marketing and operations plans to launch and manage your new business and how to ensure your success. Entertaining and fast-paced, this CLE course will provide you with the skills necessary to build a successful solo practice from anywhere in the US. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Case selection and early review of potential medical malpractice cases are critical aspects to your success. Medical malpractice cases, as one of the few requiring a certificate of merit prior to filing, they are frequently discussed regarding tort reform, particularly given that the settlements from these cases are often related to the severity of injury. This CLE course will discuss the importance of early review and the prevention of frivolous cases and improve your chances of success. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The staggering number of substance abuse and mental health issues in the legal profession requires that the legal community at large be aware of the problem and informed how to address it when needed. Best practices for doing so and tips and strategies to effectively provide assistance to someone in need will be covered in this important and comprehensive CLE course presented by a former addict. Real-life stories will be included. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.25

    Price: $34

  • Description: Former, disgruntled employees provide many cautionary tales. Illegal appropriation of both tangible and intangible assets are just one of the ways that former employees can cause your business irreparable harm. This CLE course will explain how to protect those assets with Restrictive Covenant agreements such as non-competes, non-solicitation, as well as non-disclosure agreements, trade secret and non-disparagement agreements. The course will also address agreements that cover intellectual proper... Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The use of non-competition agreements by businesses and employers is on the rise. The CLE course will explain recent laws enacted in various states and how they may differ one from another, particularly in scope. The course will also explore how these laws modify the general standards used by businesses to evaluate the use of restrictive covenants. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The spread of COVID-19 impacted every industry across the country and the theater industry was in no way exempt. Long-running shows like Wicked and Hamilton closed and new productions were shut down before they could open creating a complex web of legal issues. This CLE course will present the various issues currently facing the theater industry including the role of unions, intellectual property protection, live-streaming performances, contractual obligations, refunds for cancellations, insur... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The issue of employee rights is always a tricky one, and in the wake of COVID-19 and the George Floyd protests, it’s become even more complicated. Do employees need to wear masks? What should be our procedure if there’s looting? Can employees be penalized if they are too afraid to go to work? This CLE course will provide a comprehensive understanding of employer obligations in terms of COVID-19 safety procedures, workplace discrimination, harassment claims, medical testing, unemployment benefi... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The impact of termination rights, as delineated in the United States Copyright Act of 1976, might have a serious impact on estate matters whose clients are authors of intellectual property. The impact may even go as far as heirs to those rights. This CLE course will address the ramifications of the act as well as the potential for recapturing rights that were previously sold. The course will focus on which specific copyrights are applicable, who may they be applicable to and under what circums... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This comprehensive CLE course will offer an examination of recent updates to arbitration law. The course will explain how arbitration may be stayed or compelled as well as the rationale for the different approaches. Potential maneuvers will be explored using case studies and the potential for non-party discovery, as well as how to handle arbitration via zoom, will all be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Asset protection strategies take many forms including insurance, gifting and retirement planning. This CLE course will present the benefits of these types of asset protection as well as single member LLC’s and Charging Order Protection entities such as Limited Partnerships and LLC’s. The course will also offer a comparative analysis of Domestic cs. International Asset Protection Trusts. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Adults and children with medical determinable impairment which prevents them for work or standard functioning for over 12 months are eligible for specific benefits from the Social Security Administration. This CLE course will explain the less known but very important benefits for children, widows and widowers, disabled adults and all those with a history of complications. The course will also present practical tips on how to address complex issues without jeopardizing your case. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: There have been myriad changes to the new Subchapter V of the bankruptcy code with major impact on small business reorganization. This CLE course will explain these changes and discuss the origin and particulars of the new and its relationship to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The goal of the new act, though in actuality a subchapter of the bankruptcy code, specifically chapter 11, is to make it cheaper and easier for small businesses to reorganize. Given... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: This informative CLE course will examine cannabis in the workplace from the perspective of legal standing and best practices. The course will present the potential conflicts that arise between State and Federal law as well as issues related to medical marijuana, non-discrimination laws, standards in drug testing, recreational use and company policies. An outlook of emerging trends will also be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Pre-litigation appeals of benefit denials in ERISA cases are typically considered mandatory. This CLE course will present how these claim appeals may be the key to success or failure in litigation, and yet many claimants and plan administrators often undervalue their importance. This course will examine the purpose and origin of claim appeals as well as the standard regulations that apply to their use. The course will also present cases that have shaped how claim appeals are dealt with. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Estate planning can seem a daunting task at any time, but with the COVID-19 pandemic adding both logistical complications and uncertainty, it seems positively overwhelming. This CLE course will guide you through all of the issues that you need to know including health care proxies, beneficiary designations, power of attorney, wills and trusts. The Coronavirus’ impact on the area, both in the practical sense of court closures and the advent of remote will and notary executions, as well as its a... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented financial losses throughout the US. With most industries facing uncertain times with regards to the degree of the losses as well as insurance coverage available, there are some very nervous business owners out there. Many are maintaining that there is no insurance coverage available for this situation while others are demanding relief, This CLE course will explain the basics of insurance coverage including those that are particularly suited to COVID-19. T... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The public policy favoring vaccination has a definitive impact on many areas of law. This CLE course will explain the regulation and administration of vaccine as well as the intellectual property protections available for them. Mandates for public and private vaccination exemptions, reporting requirements for injuries, and an overview of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation System. The course will incorporate the impact of COVID-19 in each section including the variations already m... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The provision of the CARES Act has a significant impact on issues related to individual bankruptcies, retirement fund loans and withdrawals. The course will address the relationship between stimulus checks and bankruptcy, penalties for the withdrawal of funds from the retirement account and other areas related to retirement funds, loans and bankruptcy. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the myriad areas involved in counseling and representing real estate brokers, this CLE course will cover the issue from the perspective of courtrooms, boardrooms, commission collections, lien foreclosure and even defense against misconduct claims. The course will explain proper drafting skills for a variety of agreements typically used by brokers and relay specific anecdotes of over 40 years in the field. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Social Security Disability claims are a fascinating area of law to study. This CLE course will cover all the basics including navigating the application process, filing, the administrative hearing and further through the claim payment and appellate system. The course will explain the administrative law regulations and relevant caselaw including personal client experiences. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Designed to provide an overview of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), this CLE course will explain the act, what it includes and excludes and how it differs from other types of civil ligation. The course will also cover preemption issues, the ERISA “savings” clause and how ERISA remedies work. The impact of ERISA on other areas of practice will also be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The elusive education requirements in Oregon for reporting child and elder abuse will be revealed in this anecdote based CLE. The course will present real life examples of the impact of child and elder abuse as well as reporting responsibilities for attorneys. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will provide an overview of the US Social Security Program including a brief history and explanation of disability programs and procedures under Title 2 and 16 of the Social Security Act. The course will also present the Social Security disability program’s Five Step sequential evaluation for determining disability. Mr Dorf will also discuss the Three Keys to the Disability Hearing process. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: There are a variety of ways to structure the acquisition of an insurance business. This CLE course will discuss these different avenues taking into consideration variables such as the type of business being acquired, the buyer’s business objectives and others. The course will address specific provisions including reps and warranties, closing conditions related to regulatory approvals, due diligence, file preparation and disclosure requirements. Competition, third party consent and rati... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The impact of COVID-19 is widespread and the resulting recession unavoidable. As with all recessions, this one has left the business world with declining sales, job losses, loan defaults, and rent declines. This fascinating CLE course will explain how to protect assets from plaintiffs, creditors, lenders and even the government and how to apply the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis to today’s state of affairs. The course will present real-life stories that offer practical approaches to asse... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Covid-19 has damaged businesses across markets, wreaking financial as well as organizational havoc. This CLE course will address strategies to protect your business and its image against harm in a time when deadlines are delayed, licensing opportunities are cancelled and everything is uncertain. The course will present leading trademark and brand management lawyers who will provide tips for safeguarding your image in times of crises. The course is directed to both attorneys and others who are... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The shutdown of the US economy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic has caught the nation by surprise. Typically, contractual obligations provide security to businesses and individuals but this situation is far from typical. This CLE course will address how contractual obligations are being read in the wake of the pandemic and will address the issue from the perspective of secular and Jewish law. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: In Part II of our series on Practicing Law in a Pandemic, this CLE course will provide crucial tips and strategies to navigate the new work at home environment and the various privacy risks that may arise. The course will review the latest development in New York and explain how to create data privacy and security plans. The duty of supervision, effective communication with staff and clients, client intake, conflict management, and the quick handling of issues as they arise will all be address... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: IRC Section 1031 is a useful tool for owners of investment properties. This CLE course will explain how to take advantage of IRC section 1031 as well as the impact of COVID-19 on deadlines and the advantages of investing through Delaware Statutory Trusts. The course will present how 1031 exchanges have evolved and how to analyze the recent IRS notice 2020-23 on active and upcoming exchanges. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: With more and more of the workforce adapting to working from home, the issue of security has come to the forefront. Within the legal industry, this issue is critical as the potential for mishandling confidential information and violating duties to clients dramatically increases. This CLE course will explain the potential risks and how to manage them while keeping abreast of new rules and opinions. The course will provide tips and strategies for developing a crisis plan and streamlining communi... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: The Paycheck Protection Program in the CARES Act is meant to alleviate the stress on businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This CLE course will explain the ins and outs of the PPP & EIDL loan provisions including requirements and how it relates to law firms as well as the potential pitfalls and benefits. Topics include: Loan Provisions Deferral Assistance Penalties 1110 Emergency EIDEL Grants Statutory conditions and procedure of loans General information on statutory... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Force majeure clauses may be used to obtain concessions for clients who may be performing below standards due to COVID-19 and/or governmental measures. This CLE course will explain how force majeure may be used as well as the legal precedents to address virus-related impacts on performance. Case studies from similar events will be examined. The course will also provide tips and strategies for negotiating on behalf of clients facing enforcement or termination due to late or non-performance. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will explain business interruption insurance and its requirements and benefits. The course will present the first cases that have been filed using this coverage and how the current COVID-19 pandemic has impelled companies to review their insurance policies and whether they may be applied to the current crisis. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Relying primarily on theory and anecdotal observation, this CLE course is designed to expand your thinking with regards to the impact of music/media on brain function. As the population ages and degenerative brain function, Alzheimer’s and other cognitive deficits increase the need for guardian appointments, the course addresses the need to provide these services to improve their clients’ well-being. The course will also address when it may be considered obligatory to insist upon the use of th... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has created a shockwave throughout every industry worldwide, but perhaps none so much as health care. The sweeping changes impact not only the health issues involved, but the legal ones as well. This CLE course will explore the key legal issues that practitioners and facilities should consider in developing and implementing their response to the pandemic, both on a long and short term basis. The course will explain President Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency and... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The rebranding of hemp and marijuana as medicinal have created profitable industries in states that have taken advantage of the change by fostering regulatory environments that are conducive. Investors have followed. Yet as many more states push toward legalization, the question of when federal legalization will be implemented remains on everyone’s minds. Many states are also working towards hemp production programs in compliance with the USDA’s Domestic Hemp Production Program. All of these c... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The new laws related to criminal discovery in New York enacted at the beginning of 2020 dramatically alters the way cases are handled. Under the new provisions, the burden on the prosecution to provide extensive discovery occurs shortly after arraignment. This CLE course will explain this new law as well as recent changes to the state budget. The course will review how these changes have applied throughout criminal practice and what your clients need to know with regards to its impact. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: COVID-19 has impacted industries throughout the US and worldwide. This CLE course will focus specifically on its effect on real estate transactions in NY. The course will present issues facing parties already in contract, such as delays or cancellations to appraisals and other key elements of the process. The negotiation strategies that the situation has given rise to for both potential buyers and sellers including termination dates, funding contingencies, and move-in prohibitions, and how tec... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Selecting a distinctive brand for a business’s services and products requires creativity and skill. This CLE course will help businesses as well as their counsels on the key elements to consider as well as how to protect the brands once they’re created. Federal and state trademark registration issues will also be discussed, as well as how to assess branding as a business grows and develops. Brand growth potential and strategies for preventing infringement will also be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: With more individuals working from home and more home office services being offered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, cybersecurity has become a top concern. This CLE course will explain the threats faced by lawyers, law firms and government agencies and what you need to know about the security requirements in the New York SHIELD Act taking effect. An attorney’s obligations under this act as well as steps you can take to improve cybersecurity will be addressed as well as how to use Global... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Crime and entertainment don’t only meet on TV. In real life, they also intersect when the crime is the story and when either criminals or victims are entertainment clients. This two part CLE course will focus on issues encountered by producers and filmmakers when their product, whether it be a TV show, movie, theatre production or podcast, focuses on a crime story. The course will cover true crime stories and fictional ones and the many legal issues that may arise such as life story ri... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: While laws regarding cannabis differ across state lines, there are consistent legal categories that all states adhere to. This CLE course will introduce the main framework underlying all state regulations regarding cannabis as well as address the differences in approaches. The course will provide an overview of licensing regulations including the differentiation of medical vs. adult use, license eligibility, types of licenses, label and packaging requirements, tax issues and marketing. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Bankruptcy would appear to indicate a loss for creditors, yet there are a variety of scenarios wherein creditors may still recoup some of their losses or pursue the outstanding debt through a modification of an automatic stay or an adversary proceeding. Alternatively, some creditors may aggressively pursue a debtor regardless of the debtor’s assets or financial culpability. This CLE course will explain the rights and obligations of a bankruptcy creditor and will guide participants in understan... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Biometric information, including fingerprints, retina and face scans and voice recognition software presents unique challenges in the legal system. This CLE course will analyze the specific issues related to collection, storage and dissemination of such information and the impact of privacy from a compliance and litigation perspective. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will explain recent developments in Yellowstone Injunction applications. The course will include a brief history and general understanding of the filing process for Yellowstone injunctions as well as its relevance to commercial tenancies. The course will explain how commercial landlords should file for, defend against and draft leases. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Sports law is experiencing a major overhaul as athletes at all levels begin to bypass agents in favor of self-representation or advice from sports lawyers. Simultaneously, the competition for endorsement money and scholarship is increasingly fierce. This CLE course focusing on Athlete Agency Law will provide an overview of state, federal and NCAA recruiting rules as well as agency and athlete regulation. The course is particularly suited to attorneys involved in high school to NCAA compliance... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: With a focus on wage and hour law in New York, this informative CLE course will provide all the basic information needed to advise employers about compliance. The course will explain the laws as well as issues of overtime, forms and record-keeping, employee complaints and the relevance of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), New York Labor Law (NYLL), the Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA), Spread of Hours and others. The course will also explain suits in the form of private, collective and clas... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Statutory Law that formed the basis for the Fundamental Defenses available to practitioners had an original intent. The law enabled practitioners to apply on behalf of their clients to defend a foreclosure action or advance their right under laws pertaining to good faith negotiations in settlement conferences. The goal is to be awarded a loan modification or other adjustment in order to avoid foreclosure, judgement or the revocation of equity. This CLE course will provide a basic working k... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Cannabis is now legal on over 33 states, making state and local control over both medical and recreational marijuana a critical issue. This CLE course will explain the various restrictions and regulations that must be considered for businesses throughout the process from growers to producers to dispensaries. The course will offer guidance on how to assist clients achieve their goals and address the many challenges companies may face. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: This CLE course on the basics of bankruptcy offers the information and skills to determine whether it’s in a client’s best interest to file a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13. The course will explain the process from the initial client interview and information gathering to petition, Statement of Financial Affairs and Schedules and the Means Test as it relates to both types of bankruptcy. The course will also offer an overview of the national Chapter 13 Plan. Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Legal departments can achieve enormous benefit by committing to implementing improvements and methodologies for processes that towards improvements. This CLE course will explain how these improvements can be facilitated by collecting and reviewing relevant information to analyze how improvements can be made in each project life cycle. The course will explain how to consider project improvement in the context of both formal and informal management through the application of Lean and Six Sigma m... Read More

    General Credits
    2.75

    Price: $81

  • Description: Professional standards for lawyers and others working in the Capital Markets and Financial Service Industry may differ from other areas of business. This CLE course will provide an overview of subjects such as legal opinions, representation of organizations and constituents with adverse interests and when to advise the Board of unethical or unlawful conduct. The course will explain the overriding concept of fiduciary duty, as well as the role of lawyers in advising client organizations to ensu... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.25

    Price: $34

  • Description: There are laws governing almost every industry, even those we rarely view as being legally complicated. Wine, for example, its cultivation, production and even labeling is governed by strict rules that apply to the various countries wherein wine is produced. This CLE course will explain the purpose of these laws and how they are tied to consumer protection laws and a customer’s ability to ascertain the wine’s region of origin, grape varietals and quality. The course will explain the national r... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: There is a complex set of requirements for establishing an estate fiduciary in order to continue to pursue personal injury and/or wrongful death actions. This CLE course will offer personal injury attorneys with a basic understanding of the estate administration requirements as well as insight into the ramifications of a case settlement for personal injury and\or wrongful death. The course will also explain the basics of resolving outstanding liens as part of such a settlement. Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Practicing lawyers must do everything in their power to properly represent their client, but that does not mean they are exempt from certain ethical obligations. This CLE course will present the main issues in ethics and ethical management. The course will address issues such as attorney competence and compliance, particularly in the realm of technology, supervising lawyers, non-lawyers and subordinates, conflicts of interest, personal interests, client confidentiality and exemptions. The cour... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: In Rabbinical Court, arbitrators must resolve contemporary disputes through the application of centuries-old doctrines of Jewish law within the context of new legal and commercial issues. This CLE course will present how defamation claims and intellectual property litigation is navigated by the Rabbinical courts (batei din) under these parameters. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The issue of pre-nuptial agreements in Jewish marriages is typically meant as prevention of agunahs (where a husband’s unwillingness to participate in the divorce process traps women in marriages against their will). This CLE course will present the detailed discussions of the Beth Din of America agreement process as well as the newer documents created by other rabbinical courts. The course will also explain the case law that has emerged as a result of the Beth Din of America’s enforcement of... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This panel discussion covers a myriad of topics relating to the adjudication of cases in arbitrations before rabbinical courts.  Topics include enforcement of beit din (rabbinical court) awards in court, constitutional challenges to beit din adjudication of cases, and choice of law issues in beit din. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Student loans are a growing concern. With over $1.6 trillion in debt and over 44 million borrowers, the need for borrowers’ consultants has never been greater. This CLE course will present a variety of avenues to resolve defaulted loans, discuss repayment options, loan forgiveness programs and a variety of other remedies available including discharge through bankruptcy. The difference between federal and private student loans, implications and strategies in cases of default, eligibility requir... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: A survey of the hot button topics concerning diversity and inclusion in the legal profession not just through stats and theory but real life experience. A frank discussion of the real reasons our profession lacks diversity; the harm not just to the larger culture but to our bottom lines; and what has to change for our profession to adequately reflect and serve the larger culture. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    0.75

    Price: $34

  • Description: This CLE course will address Medicaid and Elder Care planning In light of various tax, legal and financial considerations in the coming year. The course will discuss asset and income requirements for long term Medicaid eligibility, as well as the tax issues that tend to arise in the context of elder care planning including basis issues and real estate tax exemptions. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: With cities experiencing a staggering population explosion, the number of affordable housing units has dwindled. To address the issue, the federal government created the LIHTC program, which has financed and built nearly 100,000 affordable units each year since it was launched. The project dramatically increases the number of affordable units, generating over $3.5 billion in tax revenue. This CLE course will explain how the program operates and what differentiates it from other programs. The... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

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