Missouri CLE Courses

CLE Accreditation Info

Missouri attorneys may earn 6 general self-study credit hours from the United Institute for Continuing Legal Education. To view our accreditation details, please click here.

  • Description: While it may seem unlikely, a client’s religious beliefs may be a factor in planning his or her estate. Along with their goals, values, morals, and principles, a person’s religious beliefs are a factor in creating a customized estate plan. Given that in 2017, 37% of respondents classified themselves as “highly religious” and in that same year donated upwards of $127 billion in support of religious causes and organizations, this impacts a considerable number of people. This CLE course w... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: A Beit Din (Rabbinical court of law) operates under the legal system of Biblical law, which involves examination of both ancient and modern texts. In this CLE course, a well-known rabbinical court judge and director of Beth Din of America, New York’s rabbinical court, will explain the relevance of secular law to these proceedings. The course uses an actual case arbitrated and mediated through Beit Din to explain the process and the procedural issues of the Beit Din court. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The interplay between Jewish law as implemented by the Beth Din (rabbinical court) and secular law is a fascinating topic of study. This CLE course will explain the unique features of a Jewish divorce, the requirements of the ketuba (Jewish marriage agreement document) as well as its financial ramifications and the process of marriage dissolution through a Get (writ of divorce). The presentation will explain the requirements for divorce under Jewish law, including mutual participation of both... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: According to Jewish law, disputes among Jews should be mediated through a Beit Din (house of law), a specific rabbinical forum designed for this purpose. This CLE course, presented by an expert in Jewish law, will explain the complexities involved in selecting an appropriate forum. The course also includes a presentation by the director of the Beth Din of America, the New York rabbinical court, who will review the court process used in a Beit Din and use actual case law to explain how cases ar... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Regardless of how contemporary a case may seem, decisions made in rabbinical courts are determined through the examination and implementation of both ancient and modern texts of Jewish law. However, rabbinical law takes into account that business deals will be made and conducted in accordance with local law. This CLE course, presented by an arbitrator and administrative attorney of Beth Din of America, New York’s rabbinical court, will explain the role of secular law and local custom as they a... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The typical arbitration panel consists of three arbitrators—one chosen by each party who then choose the third. Much like panels orchestrated by Jewish Law going back thousands of years, party-appointed panels are the norm. But can a panel of which two-thirds has been chosen by a specific party truly be considered neutral? Viewing the issue from a comparative law perspective, this CLE course will explore the unique set of ethics surrounding tri-partite arbitration and the nuances of how the agre... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: According to Jewish law, it is a requirement to settle legal disputes in the rabbinical, rather than secular courts. Known as a Beit Din, rabbinical courts are dictated by rules and procedures that most attorneys are unfamiliar with. This CLE course will explain how to navigate the rabbinical court system, how to craft arbitration agreements, the rules of marriage and divorce and the relationship between the rabbinical and secular court system in enforcing judgments. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: A historical look at the evolution of contract law, this CLE course focuses on the Talmudic and American contract models. The course will discuss the construction of the legal system under Jewish law, which does not include a system of bi-lateral contracts. The course will look at both systems within the context of the sale of land and of other goods. The course will also explore the freedom of contract as a legal doctrine. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

Missouri attorneys may earn 6 general self-study credit hours from the United Institute for Continuing Legal Education. To view our accreditation details, please click here.