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  • Description: Ethics rules for attorneys are well-known, but not necessarily well understood. Whether we are talking about lawyer fees, referral fee requirements and fee sharing, non-refundable payments and all issues related to costs and settlements, the lawyer Trust Account Rules offer guidelines that every attorney should know. This CLE course will address these topics and offer important strategies to make sure attorneys know and understand their ethical obligations and how to comply with them.... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Offering a basic overview of Crimmigation, this CLE course offers guidelines on how to defend your non-citizen clients when charged with criminal offenses. The course offers a time-proven analysis which provides the bearings needed to protect your practice and your clients. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: There are many ethical questions that arise when dealing with Estate and Elder Law. This CLE course will explore the fiduciary duties and who is owed duties as well as who is eligible to serve as a fiduciary. The limits of their duties and responsibilities, some of which trace back centuries or more also include obligations of loyalty, fair dealing, good faith and honesty. The course will attempt to utilize a practical approach to the role of the fiduciary and include real-world examp... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: The start-up phase of a technology company requires the assembly of a management team, the development and testing of products and services, marketing strategies and intellectual property research. Most importantly, it is when the initial capital is raised. This entertaining CLE presentation whose fast-pace mirrors the frenetic energy of start-ups will present the most common corporate, securities and tax law issues that are involved when representing start-up founders or early-stage i... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Patent law is one of the lesser known areas of law, in particular from a procedural standpoint. Special licensing and exclusive exams, as well as an undergraduate degree in science or engineering, dictate who can practice patent law and only practitioners will have real in-depth knowledge. With only about 40,000 active practitioners in the US, course work in the field is extremely limited. Regardless, it isn’t uncommon for an attorney with little or no background in patent prosecution... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Weather-related lawsuits primarily stem from a failure to properly prepare for weather-related events, whether due to lack of knowledge or misinformation. Advance preparation for major or even minor weather hazards can protect lives, property and communities, particularly in a changing climate. This CLE course will introduce a survey of the field of forensic meteorology and explain how weather data is analyzed to reconstruct past events and anticipate future ones. The course will provi... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: This CLE course will address the disproportionate numbers of women and minorities who hold partner positions in law firms. The course will also address the key impediments that have impacted women and minorities from advancement and explain how litigation is often used as a tool to combat discrimination and to advance inclusion and diversity. The course will present practices that law firms can adopt to increase their firm’s diversity and thereby change the legal landscape. Read More

    Access Justice
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: The defendant’s testimony is the most effective way to prove the negligence of the defendant regarding his breach of a duty owed to the plaintiff. This informative CLE course will explain how to effectively question defendants to transform them into expert witnesses for the plaintiff. Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Client intake is an essential part of the representation process and sets the terms of your relationship. This CLE course will explain how to conduct an effective client intake and how to use it to determine if and how you want to represent the client. Identifying case strategy, potential issues and managing expectations during the initial intake will be presented and discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    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: 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: 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: 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: 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

    Abuse Reporting
    1

    Price: $34

  • 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: 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: 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: 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
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Startups seem to be forming on a daily, maybe even hourly, basis. Which will succeed and which will fail is somewhat dependent on the strength of the idea, but even more so on an entrepreneur’s ability to move the innovation through the initial phases of development and launch. This CLE course will explain this startup process and how to move an idea through the initial concept to a scalable product or service that can compete in the market. The course will explain the types of entities that o... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: The Supreme Court’s Alice decision effectively limiting software patent-ability has significantly slowed lower-end patent assertion programs while Standard Essential Patent suits have grown in number with the Patent Trial & Appeal Board post-grant proceedings. Filed by patent assertion entities (PAE), patent aggregators, and practicing companies, these complex suits generally relate to infringement and require and in-depth understanding of the product’s chipset. Yet that information is often n... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Biometrics, which refers to identification by means of physiological characteristics such as retina and speech recognition, fingerprints and even heart or brain waves, poses a variety of ethical and legal consideration. While employers are attempting to utilize biometrics to identify employees and protect their businesses from its physical premises to its computer systems, many employees have begun to object. This CLE course will explain biometrics and they are used in the workplace as well as... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Opening and operating a small law firm, particular as a solo practitioner, has specific challenges. This CLE course will explain the various considerations and issues that an attorney may face using real life examples and success stories. The course will offer an overview on what every managing attorney needs to know to grow and sustain a small firm as well as the tools for hiring, managing a and firing staff, insurance considerations, financial considerations, billing delegations and practica... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Planning to add Social Security disability claimant representation to your practice? This CLE course, presented by experienced disability lawyer Jonathan Ginsberg, will explain how to identify the potential for success in cases as well as those to avoid, typical timelines and the three theories of disability that apply to every case. Practical considerations, tips and strategies to build a case, the role of attorneys and useful resources will all be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Qui tam actions, commonly known as whistle blowing, often benefit the individual who has information that a company or other individual has committed fraud. Under the False Claims Acts (FCA’s), which cover a broad range of fraudulent acts, as well as other statutes which cover specific types of fraud as well as that pertaining to private insurance companies, may offer relief in such instances. This CLE course will explain whistle blower laws in detail as well as the skill to recognize a whistl... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Without advance planning, even the savviest investor can find themselves facing severe tax consequences. And while many foreigners believe that the United States poses the ideal place for real estate investment, few are fully versed in the potential tax ramifications. This CLE course, presented by Eli Akhavan, will explain the potential pitfalls of owning real estate in the US as well as the variety of planning structures to avoid adverse taxes. The course will also review reporting requireme... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Crimmigation is where immigration law and criminal law collide. This CLE will explain how even a non-specialist attorney can effectively handle these types of cases as well as identify when a specialist needs to be enlisted. The course will cover such questions as overseas DUI’s and how they impact visas as well as related topics. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: US Transfer Pricing has long history in the US both from the regulatory and statutory perspectives. This CLE course will explore this history as well as the overall concepts that guide the US transfer pricing between the IRS and taxpayers and the IRS and government with whom we maintain tax treaties. The course will include explanations of the various concepts including the arm’s length standard, control, best method rule, formulary apportionment, comparability and reliability. The course will... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The statutory and regulatory history of US price controlled transactions between controlled taxpayers involving intangible property is a fascinating field of study. This CLE course will explore this issue as well as the new provisions signed into law by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017. The course will explain the concepts surrounding intangible property that inform the US transfer pricing between the IRS and taxpayers and the IRS and outside government with whom we maintain tax treaties includ... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Student loan debts are a growing problem in the US. The numbers reach over $1.5 trillion dollars and impact over 44 million Americans. This CLE course will explain how to discharge that debt in bankruptcy and provide an overview of student loan litigation beginning with case evaluation through trial. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: ERISA, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, presents an administrative process whose complexity necessitates both experience and specific procedural knowledge. Combining h federal regulations, insurance law and more traditional contract litigation, the process contains a variety of legal hurdles that the less experienced will not know how to address. This CLE course will explain how to distinguish between types of disability coverage as well as the process for attacking claim d... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: This course will present the viewpoints of buyer and seller with regards to negotiating and drafting an asset purchase agreement. The course will consider the assets and liabilities of such purchases and sales as well as those specifically excluded. The course will review protections for each party from execution to closing as well as those that remain after closing. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The history of voting rights in the United States is both complex and fascinating, offering a window into a variety of issues such as slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction and Jim Crow, as well as the impact of other populations such as women and Native Americans. This CLE course will offer an overview of voting rights as related in Supreme Court decisions from the birth of the country to the present day. The course will explore the fundamental rights of its citizens and how that right has in... Read More

    Access Justice
    1.75

    Price: $65

  • Description: This CLE course will review a series of Section 1983 cases recently decided by the US Supreme Court, specifically regarding officers’ use of force. The course will mainly focus on the three most expensive law suits pertaining to this issue including deadly force cases, non-deadly force cases, and probable cause “false arrest” type cases. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: How to resolve a legal conflict wherein the very behavior that police officers believe to be their ace in the hole actually destroys their case? This is the issue with search and seizure – conduct that the majority of officers believe to be constitutional is not, and can actually harm their case. This CLE course will explain this conduct and the constitutional provisions of the 4th Amendment to clarify constitutional conduct as well as help attorneys navigate the situation in court. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Designed for those who have resisted going full digital, this CLE course will present the concepts behind taking all functions to the cloud. The course will offer an introduction to owning a domain and integrated mail services as well as potential domain-wide integrations. The various types of practice management software and the advantages and disadvantages of the services they offer, the use of digital files and servers, the cloud vs. the private cloud, phone and fax systems and client commu... Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Even for the tech-savvy attorney, the hidden dangers of email, social media and cloud based platforms may be unknown or not fully understood. This CLE course will identify and explain the risks of these tools and platforms and offer suggested solutions and strategies to minimize exposure. Best practices to maintain vigilance in protecting client data and overall risk management in the context of technology will be presented. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: Providing a comprehensive overview of office lease agreements, this CLE course will review the various components of these agreements as well as the negotiation process. The presentation will include subletting and assignments, tax escalation clauses, build-out terms, utility charges, free rent period, insurance, SNDA, notice provisions, personal guarantees, letters of credit, and good guy clauses. The course will conclude with a discussion of current market trends as well as a short Q&A. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Trial preparation often begins with the first interview. Matrimonial trials are no different where preparation begins with an initial intake form, a Statement of Net Worth and a detailed Preliminary Conference Order. This CLE course will offer a step-by-step review of the proper preparation procedures including discovery, subpoenas, a detailed Trial Notebook and overall coordination of trial strategy. The course will explain the key elements of proper preparation to ensure the best results. Read More

    General Credits
    2.75

    Price: $81

  • Description: The Qualified Opportunity Zone program, introduced as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, is a revolutionary approach to spurring private investment in economically distressed areas. The QOZ initiative allows taxpayers to seize an unprecedented slate of benefits, including complete exclusion of investment profits from income taxation. This presentation will explore how you can take advantage of this historic program and stay in compliance so the stupendous tax advantages don’t fall by... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Sexual harassment in the workplace is preventable. This CLE course will explain the policies, procedures and workplace practices that employees should avoid as well as utilize in the face of inappropriate behavior. The course will explain the policies that every business should institute along with a system for notifying employees of guidelines and avenues for reporting. Read More

    Access Justice
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: Life is full of the unexpected. And while it would seem impossible to plan for all contingencies, we can certainly plan for some. This CLE course will offer attorneys guidelines to assist clients in preparing for the unexpected such as with health care proxies, wills, and ultimate power of attorneys (POA). The course will explain the consequences of neglecting to put these measures in place, including the need for guardianship petitions. The course will extend the discussion to determining the... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The written word is the cornerstone of the legal profession. It is the source of all precedence, and the measure by which we interpret and enforce the laws. The words we use for the protection of rights cannot be ambiguous, but rather must be precise and clear. This CLE course will offer participants tested methods, guidelines and procedures to create communication that upholds these standards, are error-free and provide clarity in all forms of memorialized media. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The removal process is one of the methods of acquiring a Green Card. This CLE course will explain this process and its various elements as well as the time period required for acquisition. The course will also offer a comprehensive overview on the types of fraud that exist in the immigration industry, how to recognize fraud in the system and avoid being victimized. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Representing a franchisee in litigation against a franchiser requires specific knowledge and skills. This CLE course will explain the first steps a litigator must take to acquire the information needed to move forward successfully. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made significant changes to the transfer tax regime, the most important of which was the increase of the lifetime coupled estate and gift tax exemption to $11.4 million per person. This change has a decisive impact on tax planning possibilities for the high net worth. What did not change is also significant – the annual gift and GST tax exemption regimes as well as the Section 1014 basis adjustment and related portability rules. This CLE course will provide a comprehe... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: There often seems to be a conflict between an attorney’s obligation to his client and the rules of ethical conduct. Your client wants you to do what’s necessary to win, but the constant news of malpractice cases, fee battles, disqualification motions and pay equity claims makes it difficult to know where the lines are. This CLE program, featuring a stellar panel of ethics practitioners, will update attorneys on new rules and opinions and help them understand their obligations, manage risks and... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.75

    Price: $65

  • Description: The area of attorney ethics seems to be in a constant state of flux with a steadily growing array of issues to worry about. This fascinating CLE course will cover the latest updates in legal ethics and a look ahead at what issues will arise in the coming year. The course will address privilege and confidentiality, secret recordings, mistakenly sent documents, whistle blower attorneys, fee collections, investigative deception, wrongful termination and lateral transitions. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: The market for generic pharmaceuticals has grown tremendously over the years and this growth is one that brand name companies are not happy about. In the 2013 Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, Inc., 570 U.S. , 133 S. Ct. 2,rns (2013), the US Supreme Court determined that a “pay for delay” or “reverse payment” agreement between a brand name and generic pharmaceutical company, effectively delaying generic entry, may be in violation of anti-trust laws and identified a number of factors that lo... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Many factors determine the outcome of a trial, but none so much as the jury. Jury selection, or voir dire, can make the difference between success and failure no matter the case. How do you determine what type of people to select? This CLE course will go through each aspect of jury selection to help you determine the process and strategy for an effective jury selection. Communication with prospective jurors, selection process and the relevant legal issues will all be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Hidden away in the 2017 tax bill is a provision that offers investors the opportunity to avoid capital gains on profits if they are promptly reinvested in real estate or other particular investments in a qualified opportunity zone, which were established by Congress using the 2010 census. Moreover, if the funds remain invested for 7 years, only 85% of the deferred gains are considered taxable. If the investment is sold then none of the profits are taxed. This CLE course will provide an overvie... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Presented by business lawyers Eli Greenberg and Mark Silverstein, this CLE course will offer an overview of the four principle business entities - Corporations, General Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, and Limited Partnerships. The course will explain the ins and outs of organizing, managing and financing such entities as well as how to deal with mergers & acquisitions and option plans. Fiduciary duties and indemnification of management will also be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Investment-based immigration law represents an exciting and complex field in an increasingly dynamic environment. The laws pertaining to investors who immigrated to the US are comprised of a variety of visa categories which enable these investors to be present in the US and effectively grow their businesses. This CLE course will define and explain these categories for both temporary and permanent investors as well as their respective legal requirements. Tips and strategies for choosing the mos... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Whether you are an experienced estate planner and litigator or new to Surrogate Court, this CLE course will provide critical information regarding the laws, rules and procedures related to will contests. The course will address the issues from the point of view of both the proponent and the objecting party as well as provide practical tips for efficient and effective navigation of a contested estate. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The rules governing employer/employee relationships have taken dramatic turns over the past year with a slew of new regulations that impact everything from discrimination and harassment to social media and confidentiality. This CLE course will explain all the recent decisions and how they impact communication and company policies which ensure a professional and effective workplace. The course will present its top 10 list of issues to keep in mind when drafting, reviewing or revising the handbo... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: There’s more to Broadway than just lights, camera, action. The legal issues involved in producing a Broadway show and the responsibility of a theater attorney as production counsel are myriad and complex. This CLE course will explain the legal issues involved in producing a multi-million dollar spectacle including how to deal with Broadway’s union and trade association, the role of the general manager, production entity formation, underlying rights and applicable contracts for creative staff.... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The issue of patents, trademarks and copyrights have received a great deal of attention in the past year. This CLE course will review the most important IP case decisions of the past year, including Supreme Court decisions on how trademark restrictions relate the First Amendment issues. The course will explain the requirements to bring a lawsuit as well as the basic features of the various intellectual property disciplines, considerations for securing Intellectual Property and how the applicat... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Regardless of how litigious a person may seem, most would prefer to avoid the tedious and expensive process of litigation. This is what typically motivates people to enter into a negotiated settlements. This CLE course will explain how negotiated settlements work within the framework of real estate disputes, specifically between individual owners as tenants in common, two estate sharing common tenants, corporate entities with shared ownership through a jointly owned LLC and claimants to a prop... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The issue of liability is complicated and the question of who is responsible when a loss is suffered can, at times, become quite personal. This CLE course will explain the circumstances under which stockholders, officers, directors, members and/or partners in a corporation may be held personally liable for debts owed by the business they own or operate. The course will discuss the types of ownership including that of by agreement, judicial decision and statute and will cover corporations, LLC’... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Regardless of whether you are representing a bank or a client who is a counter-party to a bank, bank regulatory issues may arise. Designed for general practitioners, this CLE course will offer an overview on the complexities of the US banking system and the various applicable laws and regulations. The purpose of the course is to familiarize attorneys regarding the relevant regulators. How banks are formed, what they are permitted to do and other transaction-related issues will be discussed wit... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: With a special focus on key considerations and the art of navigating investments in the industry, this CLE course provides a comprehensive overview of the fastest growing industry in the US and abroad – cannabis. Indeed with legalization spreading across the country, the cannabis industry provides an incredible opportunity. But with that opportunity comes a particular landscape and legal nuances that must be taken into account before starting a venture. Presented by Brent Johnson, CEO of Hoban... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: With legalization spreading across the US, the cannabis industry has become one of the fastest growing across the country and around the world. With this incredible opportunity comes a wide variety of specifics and legalities that must be taken into account before starting a venture. This CLE course, presented by Brent Johnson, CEO of Hoban Law Group which is exclusively dedicated to this industry, will explain the landscape and nuances unique to the hemp and marijuana industry. The course wil... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Elder law, a complex group of interconnected areas of laws, impacts individuals and families as well as the critical decisions they must make regarding assets, retirement, estate planning, trusts, and more. Presented by attorney Aaron Futterman, this informative CLE course will explain the impact of elder law in consideration of legal issues of matrimony, trusts, real estate, personal injury, social security, taxes, and debtor/credit law. Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship, veterans’ benefits as... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The issues of land use and zoning can be complex – regardless of which side of the issue you are representing. This comprehensive guide to the basics of land use and zoning laws will explain the approval and appeal process as well as how to assess impact fees and affordable housing policies. Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

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

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

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

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

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

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

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

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

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

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

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

    Mental Health/Sub Abuse
    1

    Price: $34

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

    Mental Health/Sub Abuse
    1.5

    Price: $65

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

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

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

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Restrictive covenants are typical tools employers use to decrease competition and millions of employees in the US are under some form of non-competition or non-solicitation agreement. The courts’ view of these agreements vary from that of employers as they seek to ensure that they are reasonable and don’t unduly restrict competition in the market. This CLE course will focus on these types of agreements, how to draft them, and necessary components to create an enforceable restricted covenant in... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 was designed to protect employees who participate in employers pension and welfare benefit plans and yet, there are those who maintain that it has failed plan beneficiaries who are looking to enforce their compensation rights under employer sponsored health, severance, life and insurance and long term disability plans. And yet, many obstacles have been placed before those attempting to enforce their rights. Over the past 20 years, the Department of... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Today’s police department is under intense and ever-increasing scrutiny. Whether you are on the side of the plaintiff or the defendant, this CLE course will provide a comprehensive overview of how to manage the first steps in a successful litigation of a police liability case. The course, the first in a series, is based on a hypothetical fact pattern and will explain how to select a case, identify the legal claims, avoid conflicts of interest, draft presentation agreements, interview police of... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The second in a series on high frequency police liability, this CLE course focuses on the files created by law enforcement, where they are stored and which ones to ask for. Defense protection of files as well as a checklist of discovery the defendant should obtain from the plaintiff will be discussed as well as a list of the fifteen most important evidentiary issues and how to present or limit the weight of the opinions of experts on police practices. The course will also explain the top ten m... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The third in a series, this CLE course provides a review of pre-trial, trial and post-trial for high frequency police liability cases. The course is based on a hypothetical fact pattern and explains how to evaluate your case, prepare for final-pre-trial conference and presentation of witnesses. Jury selection, master examination and cross-examination of liability and damages witnesses will be explained and tips and strategies for memorable openings and closings will be presented. Special jury... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Commercial leases may differ from residential ones in a variety of ways, and each has its own set of considerations. Attorneys guiding clients in commercial lease contracts have to account not only for the deal they make now, but how that deal will play out in the long term. This informative CLE course will review everything an attorney needs to know including his unique role in the transaction, space considerations relative to leasing and rent, how to construct term sheets, security and utili... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Designed to define and illustrate the impact of corporate governance and oversight in preventing governmental prosecution and enforcement, this CLE course will explain the role that boards of directors, senior management and others in an organization to create an effective corporate governance and oversight structure. The course will also explain ethics programs and enterprise risk management frameworks that these structures may require as well as the types of “independent” directors that a bo... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The mediation process involves looking at a case from a variety of angles, understanding the ultimate goal and employing the necessary strategy in order to achieve it. The nature of the dispute and relative bargaining positions of the parties are key elements to how that strategy is devised. This CLE course will explain the position v. interests stance of mediation and how the terms BATNA and Re-Framing may play into the strategies that are employed. Additional strategies, such as those with t... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Compensation for college athletes is set to undergo sweeping changes in 2019 with two pending class action suits, Alston & Jenkins, both in the District Court for Northern District of California. This riveting CLE course will look at the potential changes to the financial model for intercollegiate athletes as a result of current antitrust litigation. The course will examine the legal issues that college athletics face on a daily basis including issues of gender equity and sexual violence, beha... Read More

    Access Justice
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Alcohol and substance abuse are an ongoing and ever-growing problem in the field of law. Combined with the statistics on mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, the numbers are indeed troubling. Part 1 of a 2 part series, this CLE course will provide lawyers and firm management with the information they need to identify and address these issues as well as prevention mechanisms that may be employed. Read More

    Mental Health/Sub Abuse
    1.25

    Price: $34

  • Description: Designed with the novice attorney in mind, this CLE course offers the basics of 1031 Exchanges in a straightforward, approachable presentation. The course covers the purpose of the 1031 Exchange as well as all stages of the process. Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • 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

    Price: $29

  • Description: The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Law, enacted in 2006, was designed to protect children for sexual exploitation, prevent child abuse and pornography and promote internet safety. In doing so, however, the law also created an amendment to INA Section 204, which effectively prohibited both citizens and legal resident aliens from filing any family-based immigrant petition on behalf of any beneficiary of they have been convicted of any crime against a minor. This CLE course will address t... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Divorce is a harrowing experience regardless of the relationship and some business partnerships can be as intense as a marriage. This CLE course will examine the process of a business divorce, when one or more owners of a privately held business legally separate their respective interests either through a dissolution or buy-out. The course will explore the strategic considerations in such a decision as well as the legal concepts involved in representing a client going through a business divorce.... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Using real life scenarios from specific case studies, this comprehensive CLE course covers estate tax planning and an explanation of the considerable differences between estate tax exclusions for US citizens as opposed to non-residents. The course will review the critical nature of planning for NRA investors and will advise on the best structures to use in those cases. The presenters will also present the dream inheritance and how to plan for US residents and resident heirs of NRA’s. The appli... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The practice of law involves interactions with a wide assortment of people from clients and opposing counsel to judges and courtroom staff. This CLE course will present the impact of civility on these interactions and how the rules of professional conduct may define appropriate behavior. The course will explain the skills necessary for proper conduct and requirements of attorneys in accordance with the guidelines, including the updating of clients, dealing with opposing counsel in the facilita... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.25

    Price: $34

  • Description: Trial preparation includes the exchange of countless files of information, evidence and testimony. This CLE course will explain the necessary steps trial attorneys must take when receiving a file from another firm. The course will explain the file review process as well as how to use the files to prepare for the trial itself. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Every day, immigration law seems to be subject to a new set of circumstances. This CLE course will take a comprehensive look at the process by which foreign nationals immigrate to the United States and how they might lose their legal status. The course looks at the issue from both a federal and local view, offering the perspective of city mayors including sanctuary cities, the issuing of drivers’ licenses, stacking and fraudulent marriages. The course will also review how immigration policy ha... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Noted criminal defense attorney Benjamin Brafman, Esq. offers a detailed overview of the federal sentencing procedure in white collar criminal cases. The CLE course will explore the legal and factual issues to consider, especially as they relate to fraud cases, the process for preparing a formal sentence memorandum and the complex federal sentencing guidelines which may apply. The course will also offer strategies to navigate the delicate process for preparing the client and their families for... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: High-stakes litigation can often change the rules of the game. When the situation gets heated, attorneys may find their professional ethics at risk as an opponent’s advocacy of their client’s interest leads to obstructive behavior. This CLE course will teach attorneys how to address and maintain their professional ethics in real-life situations, where bending the rules may seem the only way to protect a client. The course will use real life examples, one from Florida and one from Georgia, to i... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: Going out on your own is risky business, no matter what your field. This CLE course will walk you through all the factors you need to consider before deciding to go solo with your law practice. The course will take you through the process, step-by-step and explain what you need to know to survive and thrive your first year out. Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $81

  • Description: Preparing a client for litigation might seem like basic knowledge, yet many attorneys’ approach to this preparation is inefficient, ineffective and superficial, often ignoring the client’s fears and not taking into account their intellectual capacity. This CLE course will explain how to properly prepare a clean for deposition, trial and mediation using cutting-edge proven techniques and strategies. The course will pay special attention to clients’ anxieties and enable them to foresee what is t... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Wage hour employment practices face increased scrutiny by federal and state labor departments. This CLE course will provide strategies for in-house counsel and HR directors to ensure that employment practices can withstand scrutiny. The course will help prepare you for an audit or lawsuit and offer a course of action to strengthen procedures and policies should your company fall under investigation. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Conducting your business honestly and with integrity are keys to success. Utilizing the Illinois Rules of Conduct as a framework, this informative CLE course examines the typical mistakes made by newer attorneys, how to preemptively prevent them and address them after the fact. The course will explain common issues that arise with supervising attorneys, clients and opposing counsel. Fee setting, the management of trust accounts and case law related to marketing, multi-jurisdictional practice,... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: Amidst all of the controversy over immigration today, it seems we rarely hear about issues that concern the way in which immigration serves specific populations. This CLE course will focus on immigration as it relates to people with special needs as well as their families and will explore ways in which practitioners may serve their clients as they encounter the various situations that typically arise. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Gregory Boyd and Daniel M. Goldberg of Frankfurt Kurnit, in partnership with the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), present a fascinating CLE course on the most pressing privacy issues related to video games and online advertising. Intended for lawyers and laypeople, the course will explain the impact of the GDPR on online advertising as well as projections of the impact of the California Consumer Privacy Act which goes hand-in-hand with the increased focus of regulators, consumer adv... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: At the young age of 27, Benjamin Ferencz was assigned what would be the pivotal case of his career, and a turning point in the international legal system – the Nuremberg Trials – where as Chief Prosecutor he successfully convicted 22 Nazi defendants for their participation in the murder of millions of victims during World War II. In this riveting CLE course, Ferencz celebrates his 100th birthday and a lifetime of devotion to the international criminal justice system, while looking at the evoluti... Read More

    General Credits
    2.5

    Price: $81

  • Description: Working in a start-up is so ubiquitous today that it says almost no one works in established businesses anymore. Perhaps because news of a start-ups raging, unforeseen success often clouds that of the many that fail and fold. Is it because the idea behind the start-up is flawed? Maybe. But there’s no question that many cannot take off simply because of lack of business skills and experience. In this CLE course, you will learn how attorneys can help position start-ups to grow and manage their b... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Sports is a multi-billion dollar business and today’s market is as competitive as ever. This CLE course, presented by Robert Boland, J.D., Athletics Integrity Officer at Penn State University, will examine the most critical aspects of sports contracts and the many legal areas where they may crossover. The course will look at the contracts as they relate to collectively bargained player agreements such as with the NBA, MLB, NFL and NHL as well as those agreements that include personal services... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Betting on sports is as old as the games themselves, but the legality of sports betting seems to require constant updates. The most recent came in May 2018 when the Supreme Court, in Murphy v. NCAA, effectively struck down the Professional & Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), making legalized sports betting potentially legal in every state. Presented by Robert Boland, J.D., Athletics Integrity Officer at Penn State University, this timely and fascinating CLE course will present the potenti... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Exploring captives structuring techniques within the framework of recent cases brought to tax court, this CLE course will introduce corporate attorneys to how captive insurance companies operate on the basis of the profitability that captives provide to their affiliate groups. The course will also examine the ways in which captive insurance can be used to minimize costs for healthcare benefits and workers’ compensation plans. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Precedence is a key factor in court rulings, so how should attorneys deal with claims that may seem without precedent? Using Piatek v. Happiest Hour, wherein a business ejected a customer for wearing a Make America Great Again hat, as a springboard, this CLE course will offer tips and strategies for persuasive legal writing and oral advocacy in defending cases of this nature. Through a thorough examination of this case and others like it, the course will explain how these types of cases may be f... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

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