Michigan CLE - Practice Management Courses
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Cyber Security and Cyber Breach: What Lawyers and Their Law Firms Need to Know Now
This CLE program will explore the issues surrounding cyber security, the potential consequences of a cyber breach, and the ethical considerations that accompany such an event. With over 50 state laws in the United States concerning data privacy and security, companies must understand what legal and ethical obligations their business and clients have when it comes to personal information. The Federal Trade Commission also keeps an eye on companies to make sure that they are following th... More Info$291General Credit
Virtual Isolation: Is Hyperconnectivity Helping or Harming the Legal Professional?
Modern technology has taken over our lives in ways we couldn’t have possibly anticipated. Smartphones have replaced colleagues, friends and family as our most constant companions. However, like many things, their contributions to our lives comes at a price including the risk of dependence, addiction and fear. Constantly online, we find ourselves connected, but alone. Even put to the side, our electronic devices are always running. This trend has had an especially deliberating impact on... More Info$341Ethics Credit
Form CRS: Practical Considerations for Attorneys
A CRS is a new, 2-4 page disclosure document that SEC-regulated firms are required to deliver to their clients. Adopted to help investors understand the various standards of care that apply to their financial professionals (investment advisers vs. broker-dealers vs. dual registrants), as well as potential conflicts of interest which may be intrinsic to a firm’s business practices. It is therefore essential for attorneys who need to refer clients to a financial professional or firm to be aware... More Info$291General Credit
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Obligations for Lawyers
Focusing on the vast cyber threats to the legal community, this CLE course will explain why lawyers are such tempting targets to hackers. The course will explain the cost of data breaches and an attorney’s obligation to cybersecurity, particularly in the context of ESI. This course will include discussions on general ethical responsibilities that lawyers have when it comes to securing both their clients’ and opposing parties’ data. Discussions of the threat landscape, what to be on th... More Info$291General Credit
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat of All - Human Behavior: How to Build a Security First Culture to Protect Your Law Firm
The most vulnerable part of your firm’s security is not in your technology, it’s in your employees. The vast majority of cyber breaches are due to human behavior, which poses the biggest risks to your cybersecurity. This CLE course will explain how to address that threat through training and education, employing strategies to ensure a security-first culture and survive in the face of cyberattacks. More Info$291General Credit
Making the Most of Mock Trials
Mock trials are similar to dress rehearsals – useful but not necessarily predictive. They are very useful in determining and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a client’s case, but just because a mock trial is successful doesn’t mean the court case will be. Designed for seasoned litigators as well as novice, small firm practitioners, this CLE course will explain how to utilize mock trials as learning tools for gathering insight, practicing strategy and obtaining a view of how yo... More Info$291General Credit
Criminal Law Considerations for Military and Veteran Clients
This CLE course will explain how criminal law attorneys address calls from active military service members and veterans. The course will address issues such as dual civilian/military investigations, jurisdictional considerations, involved personnel, the impact of military or veteran status , military pretrial confinement and more. More Info$291General Credit
Introduction to Paper Discovery and Depositions
The success of a case hinges on many things. Having a discovery plan at the outset, and the ability to implement that plan, is vital both to your success and your ability to increase the overall recovery amount. A workable plan also helps to reduce the stress and resources on your practice when dealing with document dumps and massive discovery demands. This CLE course will explain how to use "paper discovery" efficiently and economically in Civil and Special Civil matters. It is inte... More Info$291General Credit
Ethics & Client Communication: Setting Yourself Up for Success
Ethics regulations impose specific rules and standards for client communication. This CLE course will assist lawyers in understanding their bar-mandated responsibilities as well as how to create a system to ensure your mental health while meeting the needs of your clients. The course will present insights into Rule 1.4 and explain how to create and maintain a stress-free environment in this high stakes profession. More Info$341Ethics Credit
Attorney Professionalism: Staying Calm, Cool, and Collected
A professional persona can be more important than experience. Professionalism, respectful behavior and a professional demeanor are critical when addressing the court, opposing counsel, court personnel, clients and staff. This CLE course will provide practical tips for maintaining your professional composure in even the most stressful situation. Communication, both verbal and non-verbal, zoom meetings, interactions with employers and employees, camera-ready events and social media situa... More Info$291.25General Credits