Utah CLE Courses

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Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education and directly approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.

  • Description: Storytelling is the powerful persuasive advocacy tool in a trial lawyer’s arsenal. Stories help us to understand events, solve problems and connect to one another. We connect to stories and can communicate through them in a way that is ingrained in all of us. Storytelling can and should be used at every stage of representation and should not get lost in the details of testimony. This CLE course will explain the methodology of storytelling and how it can be used to investigate case fact... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: All white juries continue to be the norm, even in locations with diverse populations. The reasons offered for striking people of color are often trivial and generally fall into the category of “approved race-neutral reasons” which are routinely approved by judges. With this is a growing recognition that Batson has failed to prevent discrimination in jury selection. Some states have adopted other approaches to combat discrimination in selection. This CLE course will review the challenge... 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: 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: 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: 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
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • 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

    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
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • 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: 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: 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

    Prof. & Civility
    1

    Price: $34

  • 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: 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
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

    Prof. & Civility
    1

    Price: $34

  • 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
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • 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: 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: 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: 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
    2.5

    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
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • 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: 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: 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: 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

    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
    2

    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
    2

    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

    Price: $29

  • 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: Regardless of what business you’re in, the issues of implicit bias, diversity and inclusion has impacted your business. When it comes to the practice of law, this means attracting, providing services to and retaining an increasingly diverse clientele. This CLE course will explain how implicit bias and the automatic associations individuals make between groups as well as stereotypes about those groups may result in micro-aggression – the outcome of that bias. The course will focus specifically... Read More

    Prof. & Civility
    1.5

    Price: $65

Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education and directly approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.