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  • Post Disaster Insurance Resolution

    Losing your home or business can feel like an irrecoverable loss. And on top of everything, there are thousands of decisions that need to be made in the wake of such a tragedy. This CLE course will help attorneys to better advise property owners throughout the insurance claim process. The course will offer a comprehensive understanding of the many opportunities and challenges as they restore their property and livelihood. The course will present a detailed overview of recovery in the s... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Let ‘em Play! Sports Litigation and Extraordinary Remedies

    The relationship between sports leagues and their teams is complex, particularly the legal aspects. From that perspective, are they one entity, joint ventures, partners? And what happens when there is conflict between them? This CLE course will address the main potential causes of action and affirmative defensive as well as potential remedies. The course will analyze potential disputes and explain how to approach them, what to look for and tips for quick resolution. Beginning w... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Criminal Dog Bite Cases for Law Enforcement, Animal Control, Prosecutors and Judges

    Dog bite cases might not seem common, but they cause disruptions to public safety. Dog bites can happen to anyone and they can have tragic consequences. Presented by a former prosecutor with years of experience in the area, this CLE course will explain the role of public safety and animal control officers as well as law enforcement and prosecutors in ensuring the safety of the community from both reckless owners and stray dogs. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Winning Dog Bite Cases for Plaintiffs and Defense Tactics

    Surprisingly, dog bite cases are more common than one would think. This CLE course will offer tips and strategies for successfully litigating dog bite cases. The course, presented by a former prosecutor turned personal trial attorney, will explain the different types of dog bite victims, with a special focus on child victims and address the potential pitfalls one might face in these cases. The issue of presenting damages, preserving evidence will be presented. More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Law of U.S. Government Ethics

    This CLE course, designed for attorneys working for or with the federal government, will review the fundamentals of government ethics laws as they are defined by the US Government Office of Government Ethics. The course will begin with a presentation on the statutory and regulatory bases for this specific body of law and will then address some of the more common ethical issues faced by government attorneys. The course will discuss government property with an emphasis on information tec... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Prepping Clients for Depositions in Federal Cases

    This CLE course will offer newer attorneys a basic understanding of how to properly prepare a witness called to testify as a client representative pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 30(B)(6). The course will explain the purpose of a deposition, document review in preparation for the deposition and tips and strategies for witness testimony preparation. The course will also address biochemical stress reactions which warn to be aware of prior to depositions. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Crossing State and International Lines for Discovery and Enforcement of Judgments

    Crossing jurisdictional boundaries for the purpose of discovery during litigation as well as the enforcement of judgements that may therefore arise, has existed since the rise of modern commerce. This CLE course will present a historical overview of the development of the crossing of jurisdictional boundaries as it has evolved in the Western world in order to prepare attorneys to diplomatically navigate their cases today. The course will also offer practical resources for pract... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Custody Decisions: When God and Culture Have a Say

    Custody matters are always tricky. Adding issues of culture and religion into the equation only complicates matters. This CLE course will offer an analysis of custody cases characterized by issues of culture and religion and how these differences are exhibited by the two parents. The course will review both case law and psychological protocols typically used to understand the factors that a court will likely consider and the importance it will attribute in handling these issues. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Cryptomorphing The Legal Profession: Musings From A Stacker In The Rye

    Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency is a complicated area with a far-reaching impact on the legal profession. This CLE course will explore topics from the acceptance of cryptocurrency as payment for legal services to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology’s impact on payment systems’ security transactions, public record filing and smart contracts. The goal of the course is to motivate participants to learn more about this dynamic and exciting area of study. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • A Voyage Through the Terrain of NYS Administrative Hearings

    New York State administrative adjudicatory proceedings can be complex and difficult to wade through. This CLE course, designed to assist new and unfamiliar attorneys as well as Administrative Law judges, will offer comprehensive instruction on the key points of New York administrative hearing practices to help attorneys understand its procedures. The course will offer an overview on the initial establishment of the New York State administrative hearing process as well as how administra... More Info

    $81
    2.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Diversity and Race in Jury Selection

    This fascinating CLE course will look at jury selection from the historical lens of diversity and race. The course will examine how the “all white juries” of the past resulted in infamous miscarriages of justice and how the Supreme Court has addressed the racial discrimination in jury selection going all the way back to the 1880’s. The course will take a particular look at New York State courts and how they have recently addressed this issues and then zoom out to look at what other sta... More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Handling Current Legal Ethical Issues

    Remote work became the norm during COVID-19 and with it many practical issues arose, particularly for attorneys. This CLE course will address some of those issues particularly with regards to discussing personal legal matters with work employees. The course will present examples of attorneys acting as overzealous advocates for their clients and how that can result in lawyers crossing ethical boundaries. More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • War Crimes, Sanctions & The War In The Ukraine: A Review Of The Legal Aspects Of The Current War & The Laws That Apply

    Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a series of allegations of war crimes against Ukrainian civilians have been lodged against Russian forces. These allegations claim that Russia has carried out deliberate and indiscriminate attacks in densely populated civilian areas. Claims have been made that the use of cluster munitions – a weapon prohibited by 100 states because of the immediate and long-term danger they pose - have unnecessarily exposed civilians to immeasurable harm through the... More Info

    $55
    2.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Handling Liens in Personal Injury Cases

    Statutory liens are part of every personal injury case. Known as “leeches” in the industry, these are often state-specific. This CLE course, designed for practiced as well as new attorneys, will approach the issue from a general standpoint and will focus primarily on those typically encountered in standard practice. The course will address ERISA, Medicaid, and Medicare and will offer a topical outline as well as reference to the continually updated manuals that are most helpful... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Intersection of Cannabis Law, Real Estate, and Local Government Policy

    Cannabis law generally brings to mind regulatory, transactional and possibly even litigation and M&A. However the most challenging aspect of cannabis law is actually real estate, as all cannabis businesses are tied to a piece of land and are thereby dictated by state and local regulations which guide eligibility. With local land use, real estate transactions and complex leaseback agreements combined with the intricacy of landlord/tenant issues, municipal land use attorneys, real estate... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • In the Beginning... and Before: Ethical Considerations at the Outset of Representation

    This two part CLE course will address the professional responsibilities that attorneys have prior to representing clients. The course will begin with solicitation and barratry including practices such as ambulance chasing as well as conduct, consequences, enforcement and other rules of professional conduct. Part two of the lecture will address the importance of engagement letters, what’s included in them and how they can and should reduce the risk of malpractice claims. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Cryptocurrency and the Blockchain: Understanding the Landscape of Legal Issues and Offerings

    Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are sources of tremendous confusion, particularly given the recent market upheavals and drastic swings in their value. Whether cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are a fading fad or the beginning of a new direction in currency has yet to be determined, yet legal analysis may have a decided impact on the verdict. This CLE course will address the legal challenges and their impact on the industry as well as several key issues which... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Implicit Bias: “I’m Not Like You…Except That I Am”

    Presented by a trial lawyer, mediator and life coach, this informative CLE course will address why human beings tend to judge and categorize other humans and demystify their perceived need to do so. The course will then dovetail with the topic of bias and prejudice elimination and how that fits into the perceived need and will facilitate how to reframe those common “caveman-like” reactions. The course will take a light-hearted tone and respect all opinions and perspectives. The... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Current Trends in Asylum Cases: The Asylum Officer Rule

    Recently, new rules implemented by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice offers the ability to quickly grant asylum to applicant subject to expedited removal and eligible for asylum while promptly removing those who are not. These new rules are an attempt to streamline the asylum process and remove some of the load from the overburdened immigration courts. This CLE course will review this new mechanism with a specific focus on the due process rights of those... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • DUI 101: The Road to the Best Possible Outcome in a DUI Case

    Covering the basics of California DUI cases, this CLE course will address how to deal with a client facing a DUI charge as well as the different roles played by a DUI advocate. The course will present the structure for analyzing and breaking down a DUI investigation, dealing with the DMV and strategies for favorable dispositions and DUI defense. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • How to File Successful Non-Immigrant O and E Visa Petitions and EB-1, EB2-NIW and PERM-based Green Card Petitions

    This comprehensive and informative CLE course will address visa and green card petitions and, if time permits, will also cover H-1B’s. The course will explain how to successfully file visa petitions E ((Investors and Traders from countries with treaties with the US), O-1A (Athletics, Business, Education and the Sciences) and O-1B (Artists, and those in Motion Pictures & TV). Regarding green card petitions, the course will focus on EB-1A (Extraordinary Ability in the Arts, Athletics, Bu... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Statutory Interpretation: Do the Words “because of… sex” Include “Sexual Orientation” and “Transgender Identity”?

    The statement “…because of sex”, one that now appears on anti-discrimination forms, disclosures and even advertisements, are an essential aspect of employment discrimination. This CLE course will address this term within the context of discrimination and present prior United States Supreme Court litigation such as Hopkins and Oncale which raises the question of whether sexual orientation and transgender identity were included in the statutory definition of sex. The course will... More Info

    $107
    4.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Five Steps to Protect Your Firm from Catastrophic Cyber Attacks

    Protecting your firm from cyber-attacks has become increasingly difficult, and increasingly imperative. With cyberattacks on the rise, all businesses are at risk. This CLE course will present 5 critical steps to protect client data and stop cyber-attacks from accessing information. The steps presented will increase your security overall as well as lessen the likelihood you will be a victim of cyber-criminals. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • What You and Your Clients Need to Know About the USPTO’s Post-Registration Audit

    Deadwood refers to registration for marks that are not in use in commerce. Over the past few years, removing this deadwood from the Trademark Register has become an important priority for the USPTO. In recent years they instituted a permanent post-registration audit program requiring trademark registration filing a Declaration of Use to submit proof of use for two additional items in each class beyond the product for which a specimen was submitted. This CLE course will explain the post... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • E-Signatures: Managing the New Reality

    Electronic signatures have become a standard method for signing official documents. This comprehensive CLE course will explain the significance and usability of electronic signatures, and the various laws which govern e-signature platforms. The course will conclude with a demonstration to help you incorporate e-signatures into your practice. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property and Valuable Data Through the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

    How prepared are you to bring a civil action under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act? This CLE will offer an assessment of how to prepare to bring a civil action, the statute’s scope and its legal requirements. The course will also review the Supreme Court’s recent interpretation of this stature in Van Buren v. US as well as alternative causes of action you can take to protect your data from company insiders. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Back to Normal: Handling New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Matters in the Post-Covid Era

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic, words such as “moratorium” and “eviction” became fairly commonplace. While many practices experienced extreme upheaval since the pandemic, none seemed affected as much as landlord/tenant practice. This CLE course will explore how to proceed from COVID-era practice to a return to standard practices with a presentation on basic concepts of New Jersey landlord/tenant law. The course will examine modifications made during the pandemic and will offer an overview... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Legal Ethics in Tax Practice

    Tax law comes with its own unique challenges and characteristics. It is distinguished from other areas both by the technical aspects of the discipline as well as the ethical standards involved. Beyond ethics codes governing individual states and the ABA Model Rules, tax lawyers are also subject to IRS Circular 230 and must navigate the Internal Revenue Code’s myriad penalties. When it comes to opinion practice, tax attorneys often look to relevant Treasury Regulations which provides a... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Defending DWAI Drug Cases

    Recently there has been a marked increase in prosecutors’ unwillingness to offer standard reductions in DWAI drug cases. The result of this is more cases, more hearings and more trials with prosecutors using specific types of evidence. This CLE course will offer tools and strategies for NY criminal defense attorneys to understand and attack this evidence. The course will address blood test results and how they can be used to undermine the People’s case. The course will also dis... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Psychedelics: A Selection of Trending Legal and Legislative Issues

    Psychedelics are at the forefront of a new era in mental health care with start-ups acquiring increasing investments and support for their efforts to bring psychedelics through the federal drug approval process. These efforts go hand-in-hand with advances in state legislation to decriminalize psychedelics as well as create licensed psychedelic treatment centers. This CLE course will explain psychedelics, what they are and are not and how the changes in their legal status will dramatica... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Privacy and Cyber Breaches: Are You Next?

    It is critical for businesses, regardless of their size, to comply with state, federal and foreign privacy laws and regulations. These will govern a company’s procedures including data collection, storage, use, sharing and disposal with regards to personally identifiable information (PII), personal health information (PHI) and payment card information (PCI). A company that fails to adhere to privacy guidelines, even inadvertently or unknowingly, or to disclose its procedures, are simpl... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Metaverse Law: Intro to ARVR, Issues, IP Ownerships, Monetization, Cyber Currency, and Licensing

    This CLE course will address the incredible breadth of tech law in the Metaverse, which still remains largely unregulated. The course will offer a review of the basic terminology – using terms everyone can understand – as well as how regulatory and statutory laws may apply to the Metaverse, how it polices itself and how it is monetized. The course will also delve into blockchain and security, intellectual property, cryptocurrency and other related issues with regards to funding... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Uses of an Economist to Prove and Rebut Proof of Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case or Wrongful Death Case

    This practice-oriented CLE course, designed especially for attorneys litigating death and/or personal injury cases, offers practical information on the retention of an economist. The course is applicable regardless of jurisdiction or whether an attorney is for the defendant or plaintiff, and will address finding and retaining economists, the information, factual or otherwise, that an economist will require, work product and direct examination. Comprehensive in scope, the course will pr... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Legal Debt Collection: Best Practices in the Current Environment

    Debt collection has many potential pitfalls. This CLE course will present the various methods that are most effective in debt collection law practice. The course will review the potential challenges as well as offer tips and strategies for how to avoid them. Offering a basic review for those exploring the field, the course will cover legal practice issues from the start of the process through resolution. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Brokers With a Significant History of Misconduct

    Hiring and retaining brokers with a history of misconduct is a risky business. This CLE course will present the new rules concerning brokers with histories of misconduct and will help you understand changes to rule 9200 and 9556. The course will address the heightened supervisory procedures required for statutory disqualified associated persons and will explain the process of submitting the written request requirement to the Membership Application Group (MAG). More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Challenges Facing Firms in Monitoring AML and Protecting Against Fraudulent Activities

    There are many inherent challenges facing firms in monitoring and protecting against fraudulent activity. This CLE course, presented by FINRA staff and industry panelists, will offer examples of the controls that their firms have effectively put into place in order to address the rising AML risks. The course will offer a review of AML and fraud protection red flags, effective practices, monitoring of high risk and/or suspicious activities and the various procedures and controls that ca... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Communications Compliance: Current Developments

    Designed to address current communications compliance and marketing practices, this informative CLE course will offer guidance on how FINRA’s communication rules are applicable in virtual environments, particularly regarding ESG and other investment trends. The course will explain the regulatory implications of complex products and services including crypto assets and emerging technologies with regards to marketing compliance. The course will address revisions made to FINRA Rules 2210... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Conflicts of Interest in Capital Markets and Investment Banking

    Conflicts of interest in capital markets and investment banking firms are more and more common. This CLE course will offer useful and effective tips and strategies for managing these conflicts from how to raise concerns to how to find remedies when conflicts arise. The course will present methods that firms may use to identify and mitigate risks associated with conflicts of interest as well as apply practical compliance approaches when they arise. The course will offer formal a... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Considerations and Practices for Supervising Independent Contractors

    Independent contractors are notoriously difficult to supervise. This CLE course will offer suggestions and examples of effective supervision and compliance methods that firms can implement to improve their supervision. The course will address existing rules and common industry practices and enable you to better understand the challenges inherent in supervising independent contractors. Oversight, cybersecurity policies and procedures will all be presented. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Consolidated Audit Trail

    Preparing for compliance with the consolidated audit trail (CAT) requires knowledge and strategy. This CLE course will explain preparation techniques including deadlines, resources and firm obligations. The course will announce key dates in the near future as well as resources available to help with preparation. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Gamification, Mobile Apps and Digital Engagement

    This CLE course will offer insights into the increasingly dynamic world of digital engagement practices including broker dealers’ mobile apps, gamification, marketing and online platforms. The course will explain how regulatory and compliance experts are addressing the rising use of data analytics to initiate digital communication. Risks and benefits of digital engagement features as well as how to effectively supervise these features will be presented as will the ways in which the fin... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Hot Topics in Municipal Securities and Other Fixed Income

    There have been a variety of recent enforcement actions related to municipal securities (e.g. 529 Plans, municipal short positions), fixed-income related rulemaking, examination priorities and other typical problems that are revealed during Member Supervision and Market Regulations reviews. This CLE course, presented by FINRA and MSRB staff, will explain recent enforcement actions on muni shorts and 529’s as well as address a variety of topics related to municipal securities and recent... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Market Structure: What Factors Are Driving Changes

    This CLE course will present the newest developments and trends in the industry. Presented by FINRA staff and industry practitioners, the course will offer tips and strategies for execution guidance and issues related to payment for order flow. Effective practices for reviewing and documenting execution as well as the technology currently available to process trades will be discussed. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Options Markets: Recent Regulatory Issues

    This comprehensive CLE course will feature FINRA staff and industry panelists as they discuss the regulatory issues that are currently impacting the options market. The course will explain the recent initiatives as well as the supervision of options trading in customer accounts. The course will also help you to identify effective controls, procedures and technology processes. More Info

    $29
    0.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Remote Supervision

    Remote work has become the norm in the post-COVID world. This CLE course, presented by FINRA staff and industry panelists, will explain what they have learned as they moved to remote work. Presenters will discuss a wide range of issues including effective controls, processes and procedures being incorporated by member firms to address supervision in remote work environments. The course will enable you to identify these as well as evaluate effective practices that are emerging as a resu... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Restricted Firm Obligations: What You Need to Know

    Rule 4111 (Restricted Firm Obligations) went into effect recently, and creates new obligations and criteria for identification. This CLE course features FINRA staff as they present the new obligations under Rule 4111 as well as identify controls, processes and procedures that member firms have begun to implement to address the new obligations under the rule. The course will review the various identification metrics thresholds and explain restricted deposit accounts. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Vendor Management: Due Diligence and Oversight

    Choosing new vendors can be fraught with challenges. This CLE course, presented by FINRA staff and industry practitioners, will review the most important considerations when embarking on this type of decision. The course will address how to find technical solutions that fit your firm as well as best practices for conducting a due diligence review. Contract issue, new software implementation and an in-depth understanding of its limitations will be provided. The course will help you crea... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Alternative Investments and Complex Products

    Alternative investments and complex products have changed dramatically over the past few years. This CLE course will explain why it’s important to understand product features, characteristics and particularly their supervisory challenges. The course will explain the latest regulatory developments which are relevant to these complex products and alternative investments as well as the due diligence requirements and industry practices when recommending REIT securities and private placemen... More Info

    $29
    0.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Hot Topics in FinTech

    FinTech (Financial Technology) is a dynamic, growing industry that seems to have been on fast-forward in recent years. This CLE course, presented by FINRA staff and industry practitioners, will explain how FinTech is defined by various stakeholders in the industry as well as new, innovative ways that firms are integrating FinTech into their business models. The course will address the critical importance of implementing a firm compliance structure in order to address regulatory obligat... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Love and Legislation Makes a Family: The Child Parent Act 1 Year In

    Until recently, New York had one of the most antiquated surrogacy laws in the nation. The laws included a ban on enforceable compensated surrogacy arrangements which imposed harsh penalties on anyone who participated in compensated surrogacy. This remained until the recent passage of the Child Parent Security Act (CPSA) is fairly comprehensive, yet does not cover situations where the surrogate supplies the egg. The CPSA addresses parentage of children born through third party reproduc... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Senior and At-Risk Investors

    Seniors and Vulnerable Adults often fall under the wire. This CLE course will explain how FINRA rules and state requirements address this population, enabling firms to better address this increasingly growing client base and protect your organization. Presented by FINRA staff and industry experts, the course will review FINRA Rules 2165 and 4512 and address elder abuse prevention and protection acts. The course will also review State Report and hold laws. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Social Media and the Rise of the Finfluencers

    COVID-19 has dramatically altered the way we behave, some think for good. These changes impact all industries, including the financial services industry, where the rapid increase in digital adoption has changes the way we engage with one another and with our clients. This CLE course, presented by FINRA staff and industry analysts, will explain how social media and its influencers are changing the industry. The course will discuss the newest developments, effective compliance pr... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Navigating E-Discovery and Its Emerging Trends

    E-Discovery is a dynamic, evolving area that was greatly impacted by COVID-19. This CLE course will review emerging trends in e-discovery as well as offer practical strategies in managing issues such as inadvertent or intentional destruction of electronic data. The course will address the expanding volume of data and the growing sophistication of analytical tools, AI and Technology Assisted Review. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Cutting Through the Noise: A Primer on Title VII Protections, Sexual Harassment, Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

    With incidents of sexual harassment and racial discrimination on the rise, there is a great deal of misunderstanding and misinformation. This CLE course will clarify many misconceptions about the legal aspects of these issues and offer important information about the legal responsibilities of workplace practices. The course is meant as a primer for new attorneys as well as for those without a lot of experience in employment law. The course will cover basic protections against discrimin... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • From NFTs to Andy Warhol to New Legislation: Current Developments in Copyright Law

    Presented by seasoned intellectual property attorneys, this CLE course will address NFT’s as they relate to copyright law. This CLE course will explain what NFT’s do with reference to the Warhol case in the Supreme Court and how it impacts fair use. The course will also address the potential circuit split in embedding cases, copyright termination, and what are the likely outcomes in various case law and upcoming legislation. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Building a Successful Solo Mergers and Acquisitions Practice

    This informative CLE course will present the various tools that all successful merger and acquisition practices should have. The course will review the use of flowcharts and checklists as well as offer practice tips, client management strategies and software recommendations. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • An Attempt To Make Sense Of The Nonsensical: Patent-Eligibility (35 U.S.C. § 101)

    Patent-eligible inventions are typically a complex topic, one that 35 U.S.C. § 101 seems to make simple. Yet the US Supreme Court created a subjective two-part test as well as judicial exceptions, which complicated matters significantly. Struggling to apply the two-part test consistently, courts have continued to use the test for the purpose of invalidating patent claims at the motion to dismiss state, without a requirement for the challenger to present evidence of invalidity.... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethical Considerations for Multistate Referral Rules and Fees

    Presented by a former Morris County Assistant Prosecutor, this CLE course will present rules and best practices for Attorney Referral fees and the ethics surrounding them in New Jersey as well as state-by-state throughout the country. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • The New Infrastructure Bill and Your Need to Understand Design-Build and Engineer-Procure-Construct Projects

    This CLE course will offer insight regarding the issues that attorneys should consider when drafting construction contracts. The course will review: Drafting Mechanics Liens Delay Damages Termination Liquidated vs. Actual Damages Material Escalation Costs Change Orders Insurance Bonds Dispute Resolution More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Ethics and Art of Settlement at Mediation

    Mediation has many benefits both for attorneys and for their clients. This informative CLE course will present the ways in which attorneys may benefit from the mediation process including in presentation, psychology, and strategies that will better your chances of success. The course will also offer a detailed review of the mediation process and the importance of ethical behavior to your success. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • An Introduction to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics

    This CLE course will provide an introductory overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The course will offer a comprehensive review of the basics of preparing a petition, the client intake and evaluation process, the importance of asset investigation and the various pitfalls to watch out for. Common issues that arise both before and during the process will also be discussed. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Issues To Consider When Drafting Construction Contracts

    This CLE course will offer insight regarding the issues that attorneys should consider when drafting construction contracts. The course will review: Drafting Mechanics Liens Delay Damages Termination Liquidated vs. Actual Damages Material Escalation Costs Change Orders Insurance Bonds Dispute Resolution More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Understanding The Collateral Consequences of a DWI Conviction and Properly Advising Your Client

    Navigating a DWI conviction can be complicated. This CLE course will assist attorneys in navigating DWI law to successfully represent clients. The course will address the potential consequences to a motorist with an out-of-state DWI as well as the importance of completing alcohol education programs. Enrollment processes and the impact of refusals and administrative suspensions as well as travel restrictions as a result of offenses will be reviewed. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • How Lawyers Can Represent Brokers Beyond Their State Licensing

    Nobody enjoys being told what to do, and brokers chafe at being limited to practicing in particular states because their license limits their ability to work across the country. This CLE course will explain license portability, how it differs from license reciprocity and the various states’ limitations on what that allows out-of-state brokers to do. The course will explain how to find and interpret license law limitations as well as counsel broker clients on what actions can be... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Evolution Of An Eviction Moratorium: Landlord Tenant Strategies And Emergency Rental Assistance

    New York’s eviction moratorium has evolved dramatically since the outset of the pandemic. This CLE course will explain that evolution within the context of the court’s strategy in handling a huge backlog in evictions. The course will explain the success in moving forward with their congested calendar and the de facto stay that is being put in place for tenants who apply to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). The course will present the expectations that applicants must have... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Statutory Interpretation: How To Use It To Your Clients’ Advantage

    Almost all litigated cases involve statutes. Whether the impact is direct or indirect, judges appreciate statutory interpretation analysis making it beneficial to provide. This CLE course will explain the rules of statutory interpretation, regardless of the seemingly complex Latin phrases which describe them, as well as the basic framework that federal and state courts use the interpret statutes. The course will explain the “plain meaning” vs. “ambiguity” rules, otherwise known as the... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Securing Social Security Disability Benefits

    As technology advances, everyone must adjust and that includes attorneys. With the Social Security Administration shifting services to the internet, including those that enable securing benefits, attorneys are now able to represent clients across the country. This CLE course will review the current process for securing Social Security benefits and explore what makes a successful case. More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Cyber Security Compliance Trifecta: Recent Revisions to Three Important Security & Privacy Standards

    Both large and small companies have been faced with increasing cybersecurity compliance concerns. This informative CLE course will review the standards and requirements revisions published recently, which have broad implications for cybersecurity compliance. These include the Spec. Pub 800-53 (Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations), released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the PCI-DSS 4.0 published by the Payment Card Indu... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Transit Oriented Development: An Exciting Pillar of Urban Development

    Infrastructure is critical to the success of urban development. Transit-oriented development takes this into account by developing a building or area around public transit infrastructure such as a Metro train station. When applied to suburban development, it includes a vast amount of coordination of land use including community outreach, walkable neighborhoods, economic development, suburban renewal and transportation planning. This CLE course will explain the forces driving vibrant, l... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Remove The "Stress" From Removal Defense: Practice Before The Federal Immigration Courts

    Immigration law is increasingly dynamic and the policies and procedures of the court are similarly volatile, making practicing before federal immigration courts (EOIR) incredibly stressful. This CLE course will review the major procedural transformation in the court since COVID-19 and explain how to successfully navigate all aspects of the proceedings. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Ethics of Social Media and Attorney Competency

    The ethical use of social media to build your referral network is fraught with pitfalls. Whether referring to advertising, solicitation or attorney communication, the Rules of Professional Conduct must be used to ensure you do not cross any ethical lines. This CLE course will cover these rules as they relate to internet marketing and advertising and will highlight where the ethical standards have fallen behind of advancing technology. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Reverse Mortgages: Stay In Your House For The Rest Of Your Life? Not So Fast!

    Reverse mortgage holders often file foreclosure actions without any basis for doing so. This CLE course will present a detailed overview of the determinations, which are at times very problematic, of reverse mortgage servicers of non-occupancy by borrowers. The course will also offer guidance to attorneys who need to litigate these actions on their clients’ behalf. Valuable insight into the effective handling of the entire process of such cases will be reviewed. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Legal Ethics: Dos and Don’ts for Attorney Advertising

    Marketing yourself as a lawyer can create confusing ethical dilemmas. This CLE course will address the correct balance of advertising, social media and video and client engagement used to grow your practice. The course will differentiate between advertisements and solicitations and explain the importance of the distinction. The issues of trade names and compliance with the latest rules will be addressed. More Info

    $65
    2Ethics Credits
  • What Happens To Your Practice If You Die Or Become Disabled

    No one wants to think about the possibility of tragedy but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. What will happen to your practice if you become disabled or pass away? Have you dealt with the practicalities? This CLE course will offer preventative steps to ethically comply with client obligations as well ensure your family is protected and the value of practice recovered. Designed primarily for small or solo firms, the course will raise awareness and make sure you are prepared in... More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Recent Important Civil Cases of The Virginia Supreme Court For All Civil Litigators

    Covering a broad range of topics and legal areas, this course will present 44 written summaries of recent opinions by the Virginia Supreme Court. The cases cover a wide scope including wrongful death, torts, civil rights to contracts, economic loss rule, family law, civil procedure, causes of action, evidence, affirmative defense including immunity and resjudicata/collateral estoppel. The summaries include alerts that attorneys should take into consideration from the various issues rai... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Basics of Patents: Are You Protected? Fundamentals of US Patents and Inventorship

    Intellectual property comprises an increasing proportion of a company’s value. As a result, protection of intellectual property is of great importance to company owners as well as stockholders. This CLE course will offer a basic overview of patent law and inventor-ship in the US, and explain the ins-and-outs of patent claims, requirements to be identified as an inventor and disclosure issues in a patent claim. The course will also explain how patent claims are used in the marke... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Advanced 1031 Exchange Topics: Reverse and Improvement Transactions

    With a specific focus on Rev. Proc. 2000-37 – Reverse Exchanges, this CLE course will look closely at some of the more advanced aspects of 1031 Exchanges. The course will present different types of “parking” transactions including those related to improvement exchanges. Various strategies for consideration as they relate to partnership issues, which is often the result of 1031 Exchanges, will be discussed. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Split-Dollar Life Insurance Planning After the Levine Case

    In Marion Levine v. Commr. 158 T.C., a resounding victory was recently given to a taxpayer who pursued what many view as an aggressive spit-dollar life insurance plan for the purpose of minimizing estate taxes. This CLE course will explain the case and split-dollar planning as well as review prior cases that were decided against other taxpayers who used similar techniques. The course will explain what the taxpayer did right in the Levine case, the mistakes made in prior cases and how a... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Bitcoin: Time For Lawyers To Take A Byte

    With the emergence of blockchain technology, the Internet of Value has replaced the Internet of Information and the Internet of Things. It has thoroughly transformed our economic system with cryptocurrency being the hottest topic in financial news. The ethical issues involved however, have barely been discussed. This CLE course will address the opportunities as well as the risks for lawyers in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. The course will offer an overview as well as... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • NFT's: A Survey of Intellectual Property Issues

    NFT’s have become a valued investment and a hot topic. Since an NFT of Beeple’s collage sold at Christie’s for $69 million, everyone is trying to get in on the action from investors to celebrities. This CLE course will discuss the actual current state of NFT’s and Web culture, the evolving community and the intellectual property issues that are rapidly emerging as a result. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Are You Up To It? Handling High Conflict Custody and Divorce Matters

    Preparation is a key element to the success of divorce and custody cases. This CLE course will focus on cases on the extreme end of the spectrum from collaborative to adversarial. The more adversarial the case, the more specialized skills are required for case management, locating and retaining experts to advance a client’s objective and manage their expectations, case-related costs, cooperation and other key elements of case building. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Federal and Environmental Agenda: 1 Year Into The Biden Administration

    The first year of the Biden Administration offers a great deal in the enactment of federal environmental policies. This comprehensive CLE course will cover the policies of the first year as well as future legislation, Executive Branch policies and future court cases which may be key issues in the coming years. The course will focus primarily on climate change including renewable energy sources, regulation issues surrounding “forever chemical” such as PFAS, Clean Air act stationary and... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Section 230: Kings of the Internet

    Offering immunity from civil liability to the heads of online social media companies, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) empowers these leaders to delete, modify or censor material they may deem objectionable. The act also gives them the freedom to ban or de-platform individuals at their discretion, thereby making them the gatekeepers of the discourse on platforms that provide most of the world’s information. This CLE course will address the constitutionality of granti... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethics “Gotchas” That Every Estate Planners Must Know

    Given the dynamic nature of today’s estate and tax laws, attorneys have plenty to keep up with. With regards to estate planning, it’s critical for attorneys to know about their obligation to their clients under the Rules of Professional Responsibility lest they be faced with expensive and time-consuming ethics investigations which could result in a revocation of their license. This lively CLE course, presented by a trial lawyer with over 20 years of trust and estate litigation experience,... More Info

    $65
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices: “I’ll Know It When I See It…”

    One of the most important regulations in the mortgage industry, UDAAP or Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices impacts every other lending regulation including marketing, fair lending, licensing and communication). It also impacts every aspect of the lending cycle. The regulation, however, is fairly subjective and difficult to defend against. This CLE course will explain how the regulation operates in practice and provide critical knowledge for lending and real estate lawyers... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Successful Negotiations in Presidential History

    “The Art of the Possible” is often used to describe negotiations. This CLE course will be presented within the context of US presidential history to analyze both successful and failed negotiations and what we can learn from them. The course will cover basic principles of negotiation and the changes that resulted from World War II, negotiations surrounding the civil rights movements and war and peace on a national and international scale. The course will also address the role of America... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Legal Liability of The Cruise Industry for COVID-19 Related Injuries and Deaths of Passengers and Crew

    Suits by passengers against cruise lines have risen dramatically recently as many are related to damages from the COVID-19 pandemic. This CLE course will examine these cases as well as ship-owner liability to crews under the general principles governing Maritime Law and the Jones Act. The course will pay particular attention to claims for emotional distress in circumstances where passengers were exposed to the virus and then quarantined regardless of the fact that they had not contract... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • How Defense Attorneys Can Effectively Use The Stand Your Ground Law To Win Criminal Cases

    Offering a comprehensive history and current state of Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law, this CLE course will present the law’s benefits to your potential clients. The course will include an overview of motion hearings related to Stand Your Ground as well as examples of how the law was successfully implemented in a recent homicide case. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ideas to Cash: Guiding Creative Clients In Monetizing Their Inventions and Other Creations

    An idea can be difficult to express, much less to protect. The law offers various types of protections as well as a series of procedures to implement those protections including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. This CLE course will review the different types of protections as well as how to monetize the methods. Samples of different methods and techniques for approaching targets will be presented so you can turn your clients’ ideas into profit. More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Maritime Law: Personal Injury and Property Damage in Small Boat Cases

    Maritime law is a wide and complex subject area. This CLE course will assist non-maritime lawyers grasp the legal issues so as to properly advise clients. The course will assess property damage cases, such as when a towboat hits a pier, and personal injury cases, such as when someone was standing on the pier when the tugboat hit, within the context of maritime law. The course will address underlying theories related to comparative fault, liability, personification of the vessel and in rem liab... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Evaluating and Negotiating Insurance Bad Faith Cases

    Settlement is often the method to resolve insurance bad faith cases, but the distinctive nature of these claims makes their value difficult to assess. This CLE course will explain the considerations that are critical for both policyholders and insurance companies to be aware of when attempting to reach a mutually agreeable resolution. The course will be presented by attorneys with years of knowledge and experience in successful resolution of bad faith insurance cases. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Five Critical Developments in Class Action Litigation

    One of the most consistently evolving areas of jurisprudence, class action litigation also has the highest stakes of any field of litigation and the broad guidelines of Rule 23 results in a wide array of both practical and academic debates. This CLE course will address recent development in five major areas of the law as they relate to class litigation. These theoretical and practical presentations of Article III jurisprudence, arbitration, administrative feasibility, post-Rule 23(e) c... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Guardianships Across Jurisdictions: Basic Considerations For the Attorney Practitioner

    The guardianship process is notoriously lengthy and complicated. The Uniform Laws Commission (ULC) put forward a set of rules aimed to make guardianship easier for attorneys to understand. The rules, in whole or in part, have since been adopted by 46 states. This CLE course will offer an overview of the practical application of the new ULA rules. The ULA updated the provisions to include inter alia, property management protections, provision with regards to minors subjected to guardian... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Introduction To New Jersey Civil Motion Practice

    The structure of the New Jersey Court System is more complicated than it would appear. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive understanding of the system including motions and the purpose of filing them, common motions in civil cases in New Jersey as well as the rules which govern how they can be filed. The course will conclude with an overview of recent changes to court rules. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Ethics of Law Firm Management: Now More Than Ever

    While daunting, opening a law firm, whether as a sole practitioner or with several other attorneys, is the easiest part of the process. The management and running of a firm is where the complexities, and seemingly insurmountable hurdles lie. Held to a higher standard than other businesspeople, attorneys still need to make a profit. This CLE course will cover the Rules of Professional Conduct and ethical issues lawyers must follow when running a practice and how competing interests can... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Litigating False Claims Act Cases

    Under the False Act (FCA), citizens are entitled to sue in the name of the government in order to recover monies owed as a result of “false claims” or fraud. FCA cases are not immediately served to the defendant but rather are filed under seal in order to provide government attorneys with the opportunity to investigate claim and determine if they warrant further action. The statute has been used to a great extent in recent years and in many cases the government has determined that private coun... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Asset Protection for Cryptocurrency

    In an increasingly litigious society, asset protection is more important than ever and cryptocurrency is therefore having its heyday. Simultaneously, it is the targeted asset in more and more lawsuits with Blockchain technology making it increasingly easier to see the amount of cryptocurrency an individual owns. This CLE course will offer strategies for protecting cryptocurrency assets in a lawsuit. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Lost in Translation The Pitfalls of Obtaining Testimony Across Boundaries of Language, Culture and Class

    Obtaining testimony relies on one’s ability to interpret information, and then accurately convey it to others. It is more art than science and much can get lost in translation, even when all parties are speaking the same language. This CLE course will explain the limitations and potential pitfalls that witness testimony may encounter in our judicial system and will highlight the most important strategies to ensure a successful outcome. More Info

    $107
    4Law & Legal Proc.
  • Recent Trademark Decisions Practitioners Should Know About

    There have been many fascinating trademark decisions from the Federal Courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. These decisions are required knowledge for trademark practitioners. This CLE course will present these decisions as well as the myriad issues visited from protective orders and color marks to standing, initial interest confusion, territoriality and more. The course will also review a variety of decisions including: Brooklyn Brewery Corp. v. Brooklyn Bre... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Walk Away With The Check: How To Win A Business Divorce Case

    A bad business partner can be the downfall of even the most stalwart client. This CLE course will explain the litigation, negotiation and corporate governance expertise required to help your client in a business dispute. The course will cover the 5 corporate provisions that control partner disputes and how to devise a strategic plan to win a business divorce case. The course will also cover issues such as how to time a separation, how to end with the upper hand and valuation me... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • E-Discovery’s Emerging Ethical Challenges

    With the growing need to produce and examine ESI, attorneys must become technologically proficient. This informative CLE course will explore the challenges inherent in preserving and gathering ESI, managing a client’s use of social media and the many ethical issues that may arise as well as strategies to avoid them. The course will also address the ABA Model Rule 1.1 and the attorney obligation it contains. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Setting Up Your Securities Clients For Success

    Legal counsel will typically evaluate Exempt Offering Documents on legal grounds, ignoring the option of considering how offerings can be best articulated from the underwriting perspective. This CLE course will offer tips on how to approach securities documentation from the standpoint of underwriting standards which have the benefit of consistency and efficacy in offering documentation. The purpose of the course is to help legal counsel offer informed, risk-adjusted investment decision... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • A Search for Perfection: Fundamentals of UCC Article 9

    The complexity of Article 9 of the UCC’s technical rules for secured transactions can be a challenge. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview of the major concepts that attorneys need to know about Article 9. The course offers a practical approach which outlines the fundamental issues from defining secured transactions to potential remedies for default. The course will also review the various perfections of security interests and priority issues and rules. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • GRAT and Valuation Planning After CCA 202152018: What Practitioners Need to Know

    The CCA 202152018, released at the end of 2021, addresses the valuation challenge regarding the consideration that should be given to a potential sale when valuing an asset. Its impact on grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs) and how an appraiser valuates the implications of a potential sale from no sale, conversations with buyers, letters of intent, binding contracts and so forth across the continuum. The recent changes place a possible sale fairly close to an actual sale in the pro... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethics of Legal Writing

    Ethical issues can befall even the most experienced attorneys. This CLE course will examine five of the more common ethical pitfalls in writing, including plagiarism, frivolous writing, failure to cite adverse authority, incivility in legal writing, and ghostwriting. The course will explain how to avoid crossing the line between ethical and unethical writing with the goal of helping attorneys evaluate their writing for appropriate advocacy. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Foreclosure: Mastering After The Sale Challenges

    This comprehensive CLE course will prepare real estate attorneys to manage standard post foreclosure sale processes as well as manage client expectations and those of other involved parties. The course will assist attorneys in identifying potential post-foreclosure sale challenges and proactively strategize in how to address and solve them. The course will cover: Post-judgement costs Interest Attorney fees Bankruptcy Missed liens Possession Procedural challenges More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • How to Value, Sell & Purchase a Law Practice

    The aging population impacts every industry, including attorneys. This CLE course will address how retiring attorneys should value, sell and purchase law practices. The course will present the process for preparing to sell properties and offer tips to add value through systems and processes implemented across their practices. The course will explain the 5 key components used to value a practice, options for selling a law firm and the “synergy value” that retiring attorneys should prese... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Navigating Landlord Tenant Disputes in A Post-COVID World

    Landlord/tenant litigation and dispute resolution has undergone a massive upheaval as a result of COVID-19. Enforcing what was previously straight-forward lease defaults, such as non-payment of rent, have been increasingly difficult as a result of evolving procedural requirements resulting from a tide of Executive and Administrative Orders. This CLE course will seek to summarize the current procedural stature of landlord/tenant litigation in Supreme and Civil Court, as well as offer a... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • What Attorneys Need to Know About The Current State of Vaccination Mandates

    As we enter the 3rd year of the pandemic, the issue of vaccine mandates are becoming more controversial. This CLE course will explain the various rules being implemented and where they stand with regards to court challenges and various state efforts to counter them. The course will cover the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard and the OSHA proposed rule as well as arguments being litigated against it. Rules issues by the Center for Medicare and Medicare Services as well as for federal c... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • An Ethical Guide to Expert Witness Reports & Testimony

    Litigating construction lawsuits are adversarial processes at their core. Yet the American Bar Association has nevertheless established Model Rules of Professional Conduct, offering guidance for lawyers’ conduct in the course of “seek[ing] a result advantageous to its client but consistent with requirements of honest dealings with others.” The ethical standards outlined apply both to the interaction between a counsel and the representation of their client as well as to the retention an... More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Fundamentals of Orthopedics for Lawyers: Anatomy, Injuries, and Common Procedures

    Orthopedic procedures are common in legal proceedings involving an injury. This may take the form of a defective product in a knee implant, pedicle screw or biologic such as Norian. This CLE course will present procedural considerations in such a case as well as review relevant case law, anatomy and an explanation of common orthopedic surgical procedures attorneys should be familiar with. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Oh Brave Commercial New World: The New Reality of Name, Image, and Likeness in Collegiate Athletics

    This CLE course serves to clear up the misunderstanding surrounding the recently enacted laws that permits college athletes to earn money from the use of their Name, Image & Likeness (NIL) without risking their college eligibility. While there are some restrictions, the response of the NCAA in lifting their rules, even in states where the law wasn’t passed, enabled collegiate athletes, previously barred from endorsements or other earnings, to pursue opportunities much the way professional athl... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Home is Where The License Is: Ethical Considerations for Lawyer Relocation During and After the Pandemic

    COVID-19 motivated many lawyers to relocate, work remotely, and avoid perceived risk. This CLE course will assess the legal and ethical ramifications of relocation, particularly to states beyond where you might be licensed. The course will address authorization to practice, jurisdiction and choice of rules. More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Front Loading the Litigation: The Keys to Pretrial Advocacy

    The pre-trial process is critical to the final outcome of a case. This CLE course, presented by Reuben Guttman and JC Lore, authors of Pretrial Advocacy explain that the changes to the standards that govern pleading, class certification, summary judgement, discovery, and experts, as well as the advent of social media and other electronic information, have completed altered the way litigation is handled. The course will address the major evidentiary and procedural rules that impact the... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Corporate Philanthropy: Where to Start and How to Get it Right

    Philanthropic initiatives by companies have become almost expected in recent years. Corporate Social Responsibility has made it almost impossible to avoid. But how can a company give back? This CLE course will present the different program options available to companies, taking into account compliance issues, program consistency with a company brand and strategies to avoid legal liability. This CLE course will offer an interactive overview useful for both CSR and corporate foundation m... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Spy Torts: When the Other Side Overreaches

    This informative CLE course will present the common law and statutory causes of action related to privacy invasion. This may include wiretapping, trap and trace methods, tracking devices and video or other surveillance. The course will also focus on the case law related to invasion of privacy and its impact on claims in civil litigation, employment and family law. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Regulation of Private and Foreign Funds in the Age of Cryptocurrency

    Cryptocurrency has transformed the way we think about investing. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview of the regulatory system as it applies to private and foreign investment funds and how it has been dramatically altered by the rise in cryptocurrency. The course will open with a historical overview of applicable regulation including the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the Dodd-Frank Ac... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethical Attorney's Fees, Referral Fees, and Billing Practices

    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.... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Crimmigration Essentials: What Attorneys Need to Know

    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. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Interplay Between Ethics, Estates, Fiduciaries and Guardianships

    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... More Info

    $65
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • What Every Family Law Attorney Needs To Know About Debt Collection And Bankruptcy

    Family law includes a variety of different factors, including the multitude of issues families face when a single household splits into two. Whether with regards to debt, bankruptcy or the specific solvency of different family members, these issues are required knowledge for Family Law practitioners. This CLE course will review each of these potential problems to enable attorneys to advise their clients in making informed decisions. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Emerging Post Pandemic Cybersecurity Issues for Lawyers

    Cybersecurity is an absolute necessity for law firms today. In the post-pandemic world, with attorneys working remotely and from a variety of devices and networks, the ethical and professional obligations with regards to competency, supervision and confidentiality are further amplified. Creating a defensible cybersecurity protocol means taking into account the process (technology) as well as the policies, such as incident response, business continuity, disaster recovery, work-from-home... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Trademark Modernization Act: Understanding the USPTO's Final Rulemaking

    This CLE course will focus on the ability of USPTO and brand owners to initiate new ex parte reexamination and expungement proceedings. These proceedings, were authorized by the Trademark Modernization Act. The course will explain these proceedings as well as the USPTO’s final rulemaking and the impact it will have on brand owners. The course will cover procedural issues, best practices to brands responding to these proceedings, consideration for those implementing proceedings, changes... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Defining Antitrust Markets in Platform Industries

    Designed to update generalists, anti-trust practitioners and inside counsel on the lower courts’ interpretation and application of Ohio v. American Express as it relates to defining antitrust markets involving platforms, this informative CLE course offers a brief but high level overview of antitrust law in the US. Taking into account the impact of the Supreme Court decision in this landmark case and the degree to which platforms have occupied the antitrust spotlight, the course will review the... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Key Considerations of Intellectual Property Litigation

    Covering the key aspects of Intellectual Property litigation, with a special focus on the 3 primary areas including patents, trademarks and copyright, this CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview as well as a discussion of pre-suit investigation and considerations. The course will cover filing a lawsuit, unique features of IP litigation, damages, settlements, and resolutions. Recent cases and relevant statutes that impact IP litigation will also be addressed. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Anatomy of a Criminal Law Case

    This CLE course will present the basics of criminal law from a practical standpoint beginning with the initial phone call all the way through to the courthouse. The course will explain every part of the process from dealings with clients and their families to ADA’s, court staff and juries. Fee negotiations, pleas, cooperation agreements, Supreme Court procedures and motion practice will all be addressed. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Introduction to Chapter 11, Subchapter V: An Accessible and Affordable Option for Small Businesses

    Between stimulus payments and eviction moratoriums, bankruptcy filings have reached record lows. This assistance, however, provided on a federal and state level in response to COVID-19, will not last forever. When these expire, small businesses looking for a new means of support can turn to Subchapter V of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy code, which this informative and timely CLE course will present. The course will offer a step-by-step guide for plan approval as well as commercial lease... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Return to Office: Employment Tax Considerations

    The post-COVID world has companies completely re-imagining workplaces, whether actual or virtual. This CLE course will explain various fringe benefits of a distributed or hybrid workforce, including employment tax benefits and those being offered real-time to motivate workers to return to offices or remain in place. The course will cover guidance from the IRS and various states on how to manage the complexities of these tax issued both in regards to reporting and withholding for employ... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Matrix Resurrected: Employment Non-Competes Across State Lines

    Offering a comprehensive overview of US law concerning restrictive covenants, covenants not to compete, solicitation agreements and other non-compete terms in employment agreements in various state jurisdictions, the CLE course will look at the statutory, judicial and other frameworks states use to address these issues. The course will offer practical advice for those who review non-compete provisions in employment agreements or for the purpose of negotiating and drafting such agreem... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Understanding Asset Protection

    Learn how to protect yourself from the effects of lawsuits through personal asset protection. This CLE course will offer an in-depth guide for protecting your personal wealth including a basic history, exemption status under federal and state law, risk analysis and definitions. The course will also delve into protections for different types of assets such as physical and real asset, liquid, domestic, offshore and others. Protection tools such as Limited Liability Companies, Family Limi... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • A Hundred Little Things: Negotiating Commercial Real Estate Leases, Focusing on Technology, Ethics and COVID Amendments

    This advanced CLE course is designed for a variety of lawyers. It will focus on the use of Google sheets and AirTable as well as the ethical issues related to such tools. Using a Prime Time TV sublease to dissect ethical issues, the course will delve into a variety of ways clients might be impacted by COVID with regards to leases and CRE long term, business and restaurant advisors, work from home issues and curbside eating and delivery. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Ethics of Cannabis Law

    The cannabis industry is complex and dynamic, as are the ethical considerations surrounding representation, starting with the legal issues and ethics of representing cannabis clients. This CLE course will present a variety of legal scenarios that often arise as well as the current status of the federal and state stance on marijuana and the prospect for reform. The course will address the strategies currently being employed to mitigate risk and how the courts have attempted to reconcile... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • New Age Forensics: A Tactical Guide To Cross Examining Experts

    Nearly every case to come to trial today includes new age forensics and expert witnesses. Given the fear of most attorneys, both criminal and civil, to cross examine and expert in his or her field, a comprehensive guide is critical to doing so. This CLE course will offer a tactical guide to cross examining expert witnesses, offering tips and strategies to punch holes in an expert’s credentials and credibility. Presenting common sense, tried and tested techniques, these approaches can b... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • How The New Proposed Tax Bill Can Impact Your Retirement Account

    The recent tax proposal released by the House Ways & Means Committee has a huge impact on retirement accounts. This informative CLE course will provide details to key provisions of the proposal including the $10m retirement account cap, the elimination of Backdoor Roth IRA and of Mega Backdoor Roth IRA’s. Other provisions to be discussed include: Asset holding prohibitions Investment using IRA’s in entities for which you are an owner Statute of limitations extensions And more More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Business Interruption Coverage Post-Covid: Property and Business Interruption Claims and Forensic Accounting

    Income losses from COVID-19 are a continued problem in industries throughout the US. Many, whether private organizations or public entities, have employed their Business Interruption insurance policy to offset the loss. This CLE course will present the current state of insurance claims for such interruptions and explain how to prepare, present and support a lost income claim. The course, presented by experienced professionals in the field of business interruption insurance, wil... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • George Floyd Case: The Evidence, Arguments, Verdict and Sentence in the Criminal Case Against Derek Chauvin

    The charges and evidence supporting the conviction of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd evolved from manslaughter to murder. This case, wherein the police officer placed his knee on the victim’s neck, commanded national attention and was one of the events that spurred the Black Lives Matter movement. This CLE course will review the charges – third degree murder, second degree murder and second degree manslaughter and the evidence that creat... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Policing under Section 1983: The Year in Review

    Policing in America has experienced a huge upheaval as well as advanced scrutiny over the past year. This CLE course will help you stay on top of new developments including residential searches under Caniglia v. Strom, intent to restrain as a seizure under Torres v. Madrid, and residential arrests under Lange v. California. The course will offer an overview on the top ten ways that policing in the post-George Floyd/Breonna Taylor may impact your practice and address issues such as qual... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Police Misconduct: Litigation Under 42 USC §1983

    Police conduct remains a hot topic. This CLE course will focus primarily on claims of excessive force and wrongful arrest as well as other topics related to federal litigation of police misconduct. The course will address major doctrinal issues as well as claims under the 4th, 5th and 14th amendments against both government entities and individuals. The course will explain the qualified immunity defense and offer pointers for both plaintiff and defense counsels using exhibits to illust... More Info

    $55
    2.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Representing the Founders and Initial Investors in a Startup Technology Company

    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... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Can We Get Back to Business? The FDCPA and The Post-Covid World

    As businesses begin to open their doors after the COVID shutdown, cash-flow, collections and receivables are once again at the forefront of people’s minds. How should business address receivables in consumer transactions? How did COVID impact the collection of receivables and what does the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FCPA) require? Is there a difference between commercial and consumer collections? This CLE course will review the FDCPA, explain the new rulings and case... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Comic Book Contract Negotiation And Drafting

    An engaging CLE course designed to address the provisions common to comic book agreements and client interview exercises, participants will engage in mock negotiations while learning to spot common problems. The course, which is facilitated by experienced comic book industry attorneys, will also offer a hands-on guide to drafting and editing agreements. More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Transfer Pricing for Multinationals: Practical Insights for Attorneys

    Amongst the many challenging tax issues facing multinational companies today, transfer pricing is by far the most contentious and the most expensive. Faced with the competing requirements of the IRS and international tax authorities, many companies are struggling to navigate the issue. This informative CLE course will explain how attorneys can practically and properly identify and assess client global transfer pricing issues. The course will review the requirements of Section 6662 docu... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Representing Comic Book Creator Clients

    The comic industry has seen some serious shifts in the last two years. This informative CLE course will present the fundamentals of representation in the comic book industry and explain new areas of litigation and transactional work. New distribution models, NFT’s and other developments and their impact on the industry will be explored along with topics of inclusion and diversity essential to successful representation. More Info

    $81
    3.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Labor & Employment Update From A-Z: American Disabilities Act (ADA) to Zoom Calls and Everything in Between

    Offering an overview of the many recent updates and developments in employment and labor laws, both in New York State and Federal, this informative CLE course will cover COVID issues such as vaccination policies as well as the New York State Sick Leave Law, the New York Heroes Act, updates in wage and hour laws, workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, discrimination and much more. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer and DRE in a DWAI Drugs Case

    Navigating DWAI drug cases and effectively representing clients requires knowledge and strategy. This CLE course will use practical examples to explain the various methods of cross-examining an arresting officer. Drawing on the knowledge of a former drug recognition expert, the course will then pivot to the cross-examination of the DRE including a discussion of protocol and how to determine the correct drug category to apply. The course will conclude with a discussion on how to uncover... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Patent Process for the Curious: What Lawyers Need to Know

    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... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethical Considerations for Counseling IRC Section 1031 Exchanges

    With a focus on the Rules of Professional Conduct as they relate to 1031 Exchanges, this CLE course will address scope of representation, competency, issues related to conflict of interest and selection considerations of the Qualified Intermediary. Related case studies will be presented throughout. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • International Joint Ventures: Problems, Solutions and Approaches

    The legal issues surrounding cross-border joint ventures (JVs) can be somewhat complex. This CLE course will address all the basics such as purpose, management, governance and capital contributions. The course will also cover veto rights, profit distributions, transfer restrictions, minority protections and dispute resolution specifically within the context of international or cross-border ventures which means that cultural and foreign law issues, international taxation, profit repatri... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Discovery in a Tractor Trailer Case

    Truck crash litigation is unlike standard vehicular cases. This CLE course will take you step-by-step through the truck crash litigation process to ensure success. The course will also address court order which may seek the restriction of movement with regards to exigent evidence and will include a discussion on preserving vital documents as well as the advantageous use of the Freedom of Information Act. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • NFL Contract Advisors: So You Want to Be An Agent

    The obligations of managing high profile athletes falls primarily on agents, and agents rely on lawyers to advise them. This CLE course will cover NFLPA certification requirements, agent eligibility, standards of conduct, particularly the NFL’s personal conduct policy, and prohibited actions for agents. The course will also cover contractual issues between agents and players and between players and teams. The course will also take a look at “bad client behavior” in the NFL, using real-... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • I Want the Truth! How to Use Impeachment Effectively In Court

    Effective impeachment of a witness under the Federal Rules of Evidence requires both skills and strategy. This CLE course will offer a thorough analysis of the relevant rules of evidence, primary impeachment methods and tips for conducting an effective witness impeachment. Real world examples of impeachment during a trial will be presented. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Meteorology and the Law: Hazardous Weather Preparedness and Litigation

    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... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Man Your Battle Stations: Construction Claims & Successful Resolution

    This CLE course will provide the background needed to effectively look at claims, both in preparation and the review stages. The course will offer alternative avenues to address various claims, both with regards to time and cost as well as how to recruit the most effective expert to achieve success for you and your client. The course will take into account issues such as record-keeping and documentation, alternative views on events related to the claim, client handling of the situation... More Info

    $81
    2.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Counsel’s Role in Adopting, Implementing & Enforcing a Code of Ethics

    Codes of Ethics are designed to ensure that employees abide by a uniform standard of behavior. These codes create behavioral norms throughout a company or organization which protects both the entity and its employees. But what does a code imply? Are they rules? Suggestions? Guidelines? To what degree are they enforceable? This CLE course will explain how to regard a code of ethics as well as the role of attorneys in both designing and implementing them. The course will also address the... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • E-Discovery Primer for the Luddite and Anti-Technology Practitioner

    This informative CLE course will explore the fundamentals of e-discovery and its process. The course will focus primarily on the federal rules that impact e-discovery as well as: data preservation the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) litigation/legal hold, document gathering and review forensics predictive, early case assessment predictive coding social media attorney due diligence The course will also offer an overview and demonstration of the navigation and use o... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Professionalism in Challenging Practice Areas

    High conflict litigation, immigration and criminal practice require an above-average standard of professionalism. How to achieve that standard, both in your practice and in your life, benefits both attorney and client, adds value and meaning to your work and enables practicing attorneys to go beyond the standard rules of ethics they are required to adhere to. This CLE course, using immigration law as an example, will offer guidance on how to apply the ideals set forth in the Lawyer’s... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Counsel's Role in Developing & Adopting a Code of Ethics

    Almost every organization today has a code of ethics they claim to abide by. But are these codes policies? Legal requirements? Are they enforceable? Are there exceptions? This CLE course will address all of this and more and explain the attorney’s role in developing and implementing the enforcement of these codes. The course will address all of these issues as they relate to the code being upheld by a small group of representatives yet scrutinized by the public at large as well as stak... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Direct Examination and Cross Examination: A Practitioner's Primer

    This CLE course will review the basic concepts of direct and cross examination. Designed primarily for a new practitioner yet useful as a refresher for seasoned attorneys, this informative CLE course will explain various theories of story-telling, persuasion, ethical issues in the preparation and examination of witnesses and organizational strategies in developing an examination’s purpose, substance, structure, tactical approaches, potential pitfalls and tips to avoid common mistakes.... More Info

    $81
    3Law & Legal Proc.
  • Increasing Revenue for Your Clients and Yourself Through Franchising

    Looking to increase your revenue through franchising? This CLE course will explain the advantages of franchising and its potential for success in the US. The types of businesses that can be franchised and the process for establishing a franchise system, including registration requirements in various states will be discussed. The Franchise Disclosure Document as well as duties and options as a franchise attorney will be presented. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Do I Stay or Do I Go: Figuring out the Bankruptcy Means Test

    The means test is the gateway to bankruptcy. Does your client really pass the Chapter 7 means test? Is it possible you are crossing the line into a 13? What about the allowable deductions or income permitted in the means test? This CLE course, presented by bankruptcy attorney Marteal Lamb, will offer a comprehensive review of the means test including deductions allowed and past opinions on the listed means test deductions. More Info

    $55
    2.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Effective Use of Expert Witnesses in Your Case

    Expert witnesses are a critical component in assisting attorneys by making sure the client’s best interest is at the forefront of a case. Making sure everyone is on the same page, verifying the quality and quantity of available documentation, theories of liability and the cause of damages are all essential in increasing the likelihood of success. This CLE course will address the importance of the initial witness retention as well as their support throughout the trial. The course is des... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • So You Really Want To Mediate?

    When seeking money damages related to civil actions, it is often wise to avoid going to trial. This CLE course will explain the circumstances under which it is beneficial to use ADR forums, such as Mediation or Binding Arbitration to attain a fair and financially reasonable resolution. The course will explain the benefits of different types of Mediation including Non-Binding Mediation and even explore “out of the box” techniques. The course will offer anecdotes on situations when treme... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Changing the Landscape of Diversity, Inclusion & the Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession

    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. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Overview of FinTech Regulation and Compliance

    Companies that utilize new technology to automate and improve the delivery of financial services, known as FinTech, face many challenges. This CLE course will explain the core principles and regulatory issues in the US which govern the primary aspect of financial services such as funds, securities, money transition, commodities, anti-money laundering and even basic banking. The course is primarily geared to attorneys, but anyone interested in FinTech has a lot to gain. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Supreme Court Opens a New World of College Athletics

    NCAA v. Alston, one of the most significant sports law cases of our time, rejected the NCAA argument that restrictions on educational compensation were entitled to antitrust deference. In its 9-0 opinion, they upheld the district court and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals injunction and concluded that these restrictions were in violation of the Section 1 of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. This CLE course will review the case history, the court’s decision and the potential impact of the concurr... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Making Adverse Witnesses a Free Expert Witness

    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. More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Humanity Of The Mediation Process

    In mediation, the goal is for the mediator, a third-party neutral to guide parties in dispute to a resolution, what’s known as a win-win. The process is meant to maintain the dignity and humanity of the parties and successful mediation comes to a mutually agreeable resolution without unnecessary conflict. Nevertheless, there are some traits that people apply to mediators who engage in this process. This CLE course, which has been divided into four distinct process categories, offers a... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • How Covid-19 Legislation has Impacted Commercial Landlord-Tenant Litigation

    Commercial landlord-tenant litigation has been greatly impacted by COVID-19 legislation, dramatically altering the commercial landlord-tenant practice. This CLE course will explain the key legislation and executive orders which had an impact on the ability of a landlord to collect rent, the tenant’s ability to delay rent payments and the guarantor’s ability to eschew personal responsibility. The course will offer practical considerations and suggestions in light of the new chan... More Info

    $55
    2.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Trade Practice and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

    This comprehensive CLE course explains the Federal Alcohol Administration Act and the Code of Federal Regulations’ trade practice laws under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). The course will describe the three tier system and how the manufacture and distribution of alcoholic beverages works within that system. An overview of trade practice regulations which prevent suppliers from exerting undue influence on distribu... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • New York’s Brand-New Power of Attorney

    Recently new Power of Attorney laws came into effect. In this comprehensive CLE course, Elizabeth Forspan, Esq. of Forspan Klear LLP will explain the primary changes to the POA form and how to plan in accordance with these new changes. The course will review key items to include when preparing new Power of Attorney forms. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • From Law to Leadership: Transitioning into a Business Role

    This CLE course will explain how attorneys can successfully transition from practicing law to taking on a business role in an organization. Drawing on personal experience, presenter Mark J. Wuellner explain the process step-by-step from understanding the purpose of the move to finding opportunities, utilizing legal skills and advancing to the C-suite job. The course will present the many misperceptions and challenges attorneys will face as well as the competition in the market.... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Key Points for Success in Virtual Mediation

    Remote work has turned the pace and progress of work upside down, This CLE course will explain how the remote communication process works and impacts strategy with regards to mediation. The course will address the dynamics of remote mediation and how it affects communication, privacy with regards to Zoom and how to make remote mediation work effectively regardless of location. The course will present the ways in which remote mediation improves the process and enhances the information b... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • For Those Who Dare: Practical Legal Approaches to Funding Start-Up Companies

    Start-up companies are exciting when you get in at the beginning, but things can easily get messy. It requires flexibility and vision, lots of time commitment, money and quality legal advice. This CLE course will present the various types and stages of funding for start-ups, from bootstrapping to priced equity round. The course will also address other topics that can help prepare and position start-ups for successful fundraising. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Remote Legal Work in the Post-Pandemic Age

    COVID-19 has taught us that remote work can be successful. Even for lawyers. Yet the professional responsibility rules that attorneys must abide by, can make remote work complicated. This CLE course will address the disconnect between practicing law remotely and the legal and ethical guidelines that dictate attorney behavior. The course will raise hypothetical situations to address the main issues including working remotely across state lines, in-state requirements and virtual offices... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Cultural Awareness, Tips, and Tools for Today's Legal Practitioner

    Understanding another’s culture, cultural influences and awareness are all characteristics for cultural awareness training. This CLE course will offer practical guides and strategies to develop cultural awareness including how to incorporate tools which facilitate understanding for productive negotiation, representation and conflict resolution. More Info

    $55
    2.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Litigation Support Services Performed by Forensic Accountants

    Complex accounting, valuation and other business issues can stymie even the most competent lawyers, judges and juries. Forensic accountants provide valuable services in these instances. Whether it is interpretive analysis, investigations or damages analysis, these accountants are the specialists. This CLE course will explain the many types of litigation support services, the impact of forensic accountants on all stages of the litigation process and case study support for the benefit of... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Attorney Professionalism in the Capital Markets and Financial Service Industry

    This CLE course will explain the role of an attorney in capital markets. The course will explain legal opinions related to public and private offerings, issues related to serving as an advisor on a corporate board and a representative of officers, directors or shareholders in regulatory investigations and government proceedings. SEC Rule 102€, disciplinary proceedings, civil litigation and how to coordinate with other professionals such as CPA’s will all be addressed. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Gambling: The "Secret" Addiction

    Alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health disorders are on the rise, leading to an increase in impairment in the legal profession. According to the statistics, 1 in 3 attorneys will need mental health services at some point in their careers. Yet there are other addictions, such as gambling, which is lesser known but can be just as damaging. The US Supreme Court Case of Murphy vs. NCAA upheld the legality of gambling across the country and in almost no time, Pennsylvania had on-line... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Words Matter: America’s Reckoning With Race Through the United States Supreme Court

    The history of race in America is long and complicated. This CLE course will present America’s history of race through the lens of the United States Supreme Court. The purpose of the course will be to evaluate how America has come to this moment in time of reckoning with regards to race as well as the many racial buzz words and we, as a nation, can move toward reconciliation. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Starting Your Own Firm & Scaling It

    Interested in starting your own firm but don’t know where to start? This CLE course will offer essential tips and strategies that will guide through the entire process. From leaving your old firm to launching a new one, the course will include pitfalls to avoid, approaching first clients and how to effectively scale your business and ensure long-term growth. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Anatomy of a Dental Malpractice Action

    This informative CLE course will present recent malpractice trends in the dental industry such as frequency, awards and other types of claims against dentists. The course will address issues such as standard of care, informed refusal and informed consent. The course will also delve into why patients tend to sue their dentists and will also survey tort reform, particularly the limits on non-economic and special damages. The course will also recommend effective early resolution strategie... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Federal Court A-Z: Everything You Wanted to Know About Federal Court

    Federal court litigation is complex, particularly for the inexperienced lawyer. This CLE course will provide a comprehensive introduction for the newly initiated as well as a helpful refresher for the more experienced practitioner. The course will focus on central topics applicable to litigating a case in federal court and with particular attention to tips and strategies throughout the process from first filing to final verdict. This course will bring humor and a simplified, streamline... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • COVID-19 Fraud and Recent Trends in False Claims Act Litigation

    A qui tam action, or whistleblower, who reports on a healthcare company/individual who commits fraud, waste or abuse against the government may create a financial windfall to those who have such information. This financial relief falls under the federal and state False Claims Act (FCA). In California there is also a statue which allows relief when fraud, waste or abuse are committed against California private insurance companies. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview of w... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • No One Makes It Out Unscathed: The Effects of Trauma, Stress and Burnout On Our Lives

    Stress is a component of any attorneys’ day to day life. And ignoring it won’t make it go away. Shrug it off and the results can be catastrophic for you, your family and your business. Trauma, less discussed but not rarer, also requires immediate attention. Whether it is a direct trauma such as a personal loss or one being experienced vicariously, untreated trauma can have untold consequences. This CLE course will address issues of stress and trauma, particularly in the wake of COVID-19... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Navigating New York State No-Fault (PIP) Insurance Coverage: A Claimant Perspective

    With insurance companies resisting paying claims, the no-fault regulations are coming under increased scrutiny. This CLE course will explain the New York State no-fault insurance systems and the difficulties in navigating it. The course will simplify the complexities by explaining fee schedule changes, examining no-fault cases, and presenting how to file successful arbitration and defend examinations under oath. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Importance of Security and Integrity Issues within the Virtual ADR Process

    The use of teleconference and videoconferencing have become particularly relevant during the pandemic. Legal professionals are using this form of communication more than ever and while there are benefits, it raises the possibility of cybersecurity threats. This CLE course will offer an in-depth look at virtual mediations and arbitrations and the security measures for virtual ADR, tips and strategies to protect yourself online and guidelines in understanding ethical issues directly rela... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Art and Law of Surveillance

    Surveillance is always a controversial topic, particularly in the area of civil litigation, family law and investigations. This CLE course will offer an examination of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, Social Media Ethical Rules, Video Surveillance, the Stored Communications Act, Facial and License Plate Recognition Technology, and GPS Tracking Statues. The course will present both the legal issues as well as the practicality of surveillance techniques and how to present findi... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Turnkey Real Estate Investments as Securities

    Turnkey real estate investments are growing in popularity for promoters and investors across the United States. But are they really just vanilla real estate deals, or a security in disguise? This CLE course will clarify turnkey investments as they relate to real estate, securities and general practitioners. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • The False Claims Act & Cybersecurity: An Area Receiving Heightened Attention by the United States Department of Justice

    The False Claims Act has direct applications to cybersecurity violations. The recent Executive Order, as well as statements such as that of Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers who stated that “[t]he Department will continue to confront malicious nation state cyber activity with our unique tools and work with our fellow agencies and the family of norms abiding nations to do the same,” and that of another attorney who stated that “cybersecurity related fraud may be an... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Rights of Nature: Theory, Laws, and Emerging Jurisprudence

    This CLE course will present lawyers with the fundamentals of creating legally enforceable rights for ecosystems, which is an emerging area of environmental law which elevates protections to a level comparable with human civil rights laws. The course will explain the legal theory behind “rights of nature” laws and will also examine the anatomy of laws that have already been adopted by US municipal governments. Case studies on the enforcement of rights of nature laws as well as of inter... More Info

    $55
    2.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Performing Tax Research Like a Pro: What Attorneys Need to Know

    Navigating through authoritative primary federal tax material requires preparation and skill. This CLE course will provide all of that and more by explaining how to navigate tax research software as well as legal research software, and write clear and convincing tax memoranda. The course will serve to allay Law Librarian Julius Marke’s fear that law students would “lift” priceless legal materials from the stacks of the library and never return them. More Info

    $107
    3.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: What Employers Need to Know

    Employee policies dealing with the COVID-19 vaccines can be a tricky business. Should you make vaccines a requirement, incentivized, merely encouraged or facilitated? Should you allow for exemptions, on what basis and how are those exemptions to be accommodated? What method of communication should be used when explaining the rules to employees? What incentives can be used? This CLE course will explain all the scenarios, address potential pitfalls, present pros and cons and how each ave... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Update on ERISA: Governed Disability, Life and Health Benefit Claims

    ERISA laws seem to be constantly evolving as is their relevance to the scope of their relationship to disability, life and health benefits as resolved by the courts. This CLE course will address the multitude of issues from benefit denials to pre-litigation appeals to the most recent rulings on the scope and standard of judicial review in ERISA claims. The course will also offer insight on developments in litigation involving hot topics in medical treatment, accidental death, disabilit... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Navigating Native American Legal Issues

    This CLE course will explore the early influence of disparate classification of Native American cultures as well as how those classifications have impacted Native American interactions, jurisdictions and economics. The course will explain the legal issues still pressing as soon in McGirt v. Oklahoma, the constitutional issues raised in Brackeen v. Barnhardt, voting rights disenfranchisement and suggestions of eliminating sovereignty. The course will explain how these issues are stuntin... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Creative Client Representation in Times of Change: How Changing Administrations Change Your Immigration Practice

    As presidential administrations change, it becomes more important to maintain a flexible immigration practice. As the political realities veer from one extreme to another, opportunities open and close on your foreign national clients. Whether as a result in changes in enforcement policies, judge and officer turnover or new AG decisions, a creative attorney needs to be on the ball to find avenues to help their current and potential clients. This CLE course will teach you everything you... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Total Disability: Everything You Need To Know

    This CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview of Workers Compensation from the perspective of attorneys for the claimants. The course will leave you better able to handle injury issues whether they happen in or out of the workplace and will address strategies to take on even large insurance companies when representing your client and offering more effective advise throughout the Workers Compensation process. More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Client Intakes: Tips for Effective Sign-Ups

    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. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Change is the Only Constant: Foreclosure Statute of Limitations, Trial Practice, and Covid-19 Procedures

    With New York foreclosures at a standstill for over a year, it’s likely you have fallen behind regarding recent developments. This CLE course will get you up to speed on newly-imposed court procedures, administrative orders and case law from the appellate divisions and Court of Appeals, all of which have ramifications on how foreclosures will be handled once the moratorium is lifted. The course will provide you with new information, particularly as it relates to COVID-19 procedures, st... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Consolidated Audit Trail

    Compliance with a consolidated audit trail requires attention and preparation. This CLE course will explain how to properly and effectively prepare for compliance with the consolidated audit trail (CAT) and will include a discussion of deadlines, useful resources, and firm obligations. The course will also offer an update on the CAT National Market System (NMS) Plan. A review of test release updates, and information on upcoming dates worth noting will be included. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Enforcement Developments

    This CLE course will explain recent updates and developments in enforcement. The course will focus on enforcement priorities and how an issue might find its way to enforcement and the process it undergoes including regulatory and compliance practices. The course will also present important decisions and settlements that offer insight into the process and illustrate the priorities of FINRA. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS: Recent Observations and What to Expect

    This CLE course will explain the new Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) and Form CRS (client relationship summary) rules and the requirements of compliance. The course will explain how firms are complying with these rules, the examination process, tips, strategies and helpful resources to help with current and future compliance issues. The course will present some of the challenges firms may face in reconciling Reg Bi and Form CRS delivery as well as best practices for supervisi... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Doing More With Less: Challenges of a Small Firm Compliance Department

    This CLE course will explain how to mitigate regulatory risk while simultaneously fulfilling your duties as officers of the firm. The course will explain how to create a fiscally responsible compliance program and how to ensure commitment to its policies. Presented by FINRA staff and industry practitioners, the course will explain both how to assess and avoid potential risk situations as well as allocate resources for the establishment of a compliance program. The course will cover iss... More Info

    $29
    0.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethical Considerations in Conducting Investigations

    Litigation matters often require investigations by lawyers, typically of the opposing parties and the facts underlying the case. These investigations are often conducted by third parties who research public records, interview witnesses and conduct surveillance. These actions may even apply to a lawyer’s own clients or witnesses in order to corroborate or supplement testimony. The relevance of the information and the nuances of how such an investigation should be conducted is critical to this p... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • FINRA’s Examination and Risk Monitoring Program

    A firm grouping structure and the process of implementing it are fraught with issues. This CLE course will explain the lessons learned during this process and what firms can expect in the future. The course will explain how to understand new organizational structures in the exam, specialist and risk monitoring programs and review risk monitoring activities. The course will present what expectations you should have form the exam program and planning process and provide informati... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Fraud Detection and Prevention

    Even fraud has fashion trends. This CLE course will present recent or noteworthy fraud cases and how these trends impact the financial services industry. The course will focus on frauds that impact the brokerage industry, offer strategies for identifying problematic situations and explain the procedures to follow when fraud is suspected. The course will ensure you understand emerging trends, particularly in the pandemic environment, explain how to identify elder abuse and how to protec... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Gamification, Social Media, and Digital Communications Perspectives

    Gamification and social media have the potential to capture investors’ attention and influence their behavior. This CLE course will explain FINRA’s view on the dynamic world of digital communications as well as the risks and benefits of gamification features on broker-dealers’ apps and websites. The course will consider the impact on notifications and alerts, digital marketing and the impact of social media, particularly during the pandemic and beyond. The course will explain h... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Market Regulation Priorities

    Current regulations and new rules have shifted market regulation priorities. This CLE course will offer an update on recent initiatives and rules and how they impact the priorities of today. The course will be presented by FINRA panelists who will offer insights on equities, options and fixed income compliance programs. The course will also review FINRA’s Market Regulation Examination priorities and summarize recent disciplinary actions as they relate to fixed income, equities and opti... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Remote Supervision: Compliance Challenges in a Remote Working World

    Day-to-day operations in firms all over the world were severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the majority of staff working remotely, supervisory practices were completely overhauled. The CLE course, presented by FINRA staff and industry specialists, will present the many challenges firms face with remote work and how we can all learn from these experiences to improve our Business Continuity Plans (BCP’s). More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Privacy Law & Policy: Keeping Clients Out of Regulators’ Crosshairs

    Consumer-facing businesses are under growing compliance pressure with the evolving privacy laws such as California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other enhanced state data breach laws. This informative CLE course will offer a solid background on both current and emerging federal and state privacy gaps and explain how to advise clients on compliance-related issued. The course will present real-world events as well as enforcement actions and explain privacy requirements and challenges... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Basics of IRA Taxation & Investment Rules

    All IRA’s follow a system of basic taxation rules. These apply to Traditional IRA’s, Roth IRA’s, SEP IRA’s and SIMPLE IRA’s. This CLE course will offer a detailed overview of these rules as well as the prohibited transaction and unrelated taxable income rules that may apply to retirement accounts. The course will present the history of the US retirement system as well as the contribution, distribution and other tax rules that relate to specific IRA’s. An investigation of investment tre... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Employment Agreements: Protection for All Involved

    Employment agreements join the parties, where one or both are individuals, over short or long time periods. In order to be effective, these agreements must be regarded as advancing and protecting the self-interests of both parties. They must include the conditions of employment, responsibilities of each party, compensation, benefits and standards as well as factors that would trigger early termination. This CLE course will present how these agreements should be built, the inclusion of... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Every-Day Ethics and Playing By The Rules

    Representation of clients who commit DUI’s as well as other vehicular and criminal offenses can pose a variety of ethical dilemmas for representing counsel. More often than not, these issues arise as a result of conflict between the client’s needs, the license to practice, the prosecutor and the court’s obligation to maintain a truth-seeking process. This CLE course will explain these issues and offer first-hand knowledge in balancing conflicting interests while remaining focused on su... More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Litigating Successfully: Understanding Commercial Division Rules Adopted by the NY Trial Courts and More

    The new Uniform Rules of Court for the NY Supreme and County Courts have been adopted with the intent of adding selected Rules of the NYS Commercial Division. This CLE course will identify the new rules as well as explain how these new rules impact their litigation in New York State courts. The course will ensure you are knowledgeable on how these rules apply. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Representing Applicants before State Liquor Authorities and the TTB

    It’s difficult to imagine a time when the sale of alcohol was prohibited. Yet the current three tier system for the manufacture, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages in the US was the result of prohibition. This CLE course, presented by Arielle Albert and Keven Danow, will present the regulatory schemes that states adopted to address these issues before the prohibition when states either took control over sales, elected a licensing scheme or remained dry, or at least partially... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Attorney Professionalism and Social Justice: Why We All Should Be Engaged

    Social justice issues are an important topic for lawyers to engage in, especially in light of the current climate combining the volatility of the pandemic, police brutality and voter suppression. This CLE course will explain these issues and how attorneys, as professionals and officers of the court, can guide their communities in these times of crisis. Whether in the office or through engagement in social or school organizations, bar associations or religious organizations, lawyers hav... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Luck Favors the Prepared: Successfully Preparing Your Firm to Address Questions from Clients on Data Security & Privacy

    With cybersecurity and data privacy an increasing concern, a comprehensive privacy and security program is essential for any professional organization. Compliance with the various, and many times conflicting requirements of clients and the legal system may further complicate the matter. In fact, clients have begun to view both legal and accounting firms as “vendors” and have no problem issuing their own requirements. This CLE course will explain the fundamentals of a security and privac... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Are they Listening? Electronic Surveillance: The Basics of Wiretap Defense

    It’s not all paranoia – law enforcement is often listening to your client’s communications and those communications will find their way in the case against your client. This CLE course will explain the statute covering federal electronic surveillance, which is required in order to understand how they are used in both state and federal electronic surveillance prosecutions. The course provides a basic understanding of the federal statute as well as ways to attack electronic surveillance... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Employee Manual: A Key Risk Management, Legal Compliance and HR Management Tool

    Employee Manuals, even if no one reads them, are essential to protecting your business and your interests. This CLE course will explain how to draft an Employee Manual to accomplish its three main goals: 1-to communicate policies related to Human Resources 2- manage the risk of litigation by or on behalf of employees 3-ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment policies The course will review all aspects of an Employee Manual and the vocabulary that ensures you are... More Info

    $55
    2.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Key Issues in Presenting Expert Testimony in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Cases

    The reasonableness of a claims adjuster’s conduct is often commented upon by other claim adjusters in bad faith litigation. Similarly underwriters are often used as experts in coverage litigation on underwriting specific risks and the interpretation and intent of policy provisions. But using these types of experts come with some degree of risk as their credibility could be attacked on the basis of previous testimony, relationships with insurance companies or limitations of their experience.... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Second Most Powerful Civil Statute: A Must Watch for Civil Litigators

    A first-of-its-kind statute dedicated to the protection of W-2 employees, the New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act went above and beyond in protecting freelance workers from late and non-payment. With powerful civil remedies in place such as negative presumption against hiring parties, double damages, and attorney fees, to name a few, NYC is leading the way in freelance worker protection and other states are following. This CLE course will provide commercial litigators with everyth... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Estate Planning to Prevent Sudden Wealth Syndrome

    Without time and support to adjust to the sudden change, even sudden wealth can be a burden. In fact, the term Sudden Wealth Syndrome was coined to explain what happens when unexpected or abrupt fortune creates overwhelming pressures, leading to emotional or behavioral issues. Often the result of this syndrome is to squander the inheritance. This CLE course will explain how to protect your client against their own imprudence, and the potential legal consequences of failing to do so. The... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Role of Public Defense in Criminal Justice Reform

    The study of workloads is fascinating in general. When it is applied specifically to the workloads of public defenders it is even more intriguing. This CLE course will explain how the principles of qualitative analytics can be applied to defender workloads and how the findings from studies in Missouri and Louisiana are being applied to replace previous standards, specifically the 1973 NAC standards, with national numerical caseload maximums. The enforcement of these findings serve as t... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Preserving Trial Arguments for Appellate Review

    The proper preservation of trial arguments and objections are critical in order for appellate courts to consider appellate review. This CLE course will explain the statutes requiring certain objections to be made at specific times as well as present case law which explains the risks involved in failing to challenge rulings, testimony, court actions, attorney and judicial conduct, verdict sheets and jury instructions in accordance with the prescribed process and within the correct time... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Social Media on Trial: A Modern Tool for a Modern Lawyer

    The legal industry’s use of social media varies greatly with viewing it simply as a marketing tool for the practice and others tapping into its vast potential. This CLE course will explain that potential and how it can be used more broadly and effectively for marketing as well as research on clients and cases and staying updated on legal trends. The course will offer strategies and resources you can use in every part of your practice. More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Legal Issues Relating to Artificial Intelligence and Inventions

    Offering an introduction to the law of inventor-ship in nationwide patent-applications, this CLE course will explain the qualifications needed to be an inventor, the importance of properly naming inventors on applications and what happens when inventors are not properly named on documentation. The course will explain the fundamentals of “artificial intelligence” and how it applies as well as the status of a recent USPTO decision wherein an artificial intelligence was documented as the... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Business Acquisition Transactions: Helping Your Client Buy the Right Business on the Right Terms

    With a view from the perspective of a buyer’s attorney, this CLE course will guide you through the process of a lower middle market business acquisition. The course will explain the ins and outs of the transaction process including documentation and negotiation of the terms of an Asset Purchase Agreement. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Legal Ethics in the Era of Technology, Social Media, and the Pandemic

    The nuances of computer technology and data security are not exactly common knowledge amongst attorneys yet complying with today’s ethics related to the digital world is essential. This CLE course will address the many hidden dangers in the tools and platforms, including such basics as email, which many attorneys aren’t aware of. The course will explain how the practice of law compounds these dangers particularly when working from home. The issue hackers and other areas of risk managem... More Info

    $65
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • Virtual Civil Jury Trial and Advanced Zoom Techniques: A Guideline for Remote Proceedings

    This three part lecture will explain the guidelines for conducting proceedings remotely. The CLE course will begin with advanced Zoom techniques covering the entire process from initiation through bench trial. The course will then proceed to explain the tools needed for a successful virtual civil jury trial and will conclude with a panel of lawyers and a judge who will describe their recent participation in a virtual civil jury trial and what they learned from the experience. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Biden Administration Environmental Agenda

    President Biden’s first day in office was a whirlwind of executive orders, many designed to change the environmental rules enacted by Trump which created sweeping changes to regulations governing environmental and natural resources. This CLE course will explain these changes, specifically those impacting climate change and other Clean Air Act initiatives as well as new directions for the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act and waste management. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • New Developments in Federal and New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Law in the Covid Era

    The law, like many other areas, has been hit hard by COVID-19. But the dynamic nature of law makes it somewhat more resilient than others and it is constantly moving forward. Specifically with regards to housing and tenant law, many changes are underway. Regardless of whether you are a landlord or tenant of a commercial or residential property, you need to navigate these changes skillfully. This CLE course will examine the obstacles facing practitioners as trials move forward in only... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Beyond Storytelling: Using a Story Lens to Improve Fact Investigation, Case Theory, Evidentiary Arguments & Preservation

    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... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • 25 is the New 18: Protecting Emerging Adult Clients

    The Maryland Office of the Public Defender has initiated a pilot project to develop a specialized unit for the purpose of representing “emerging adult” clients. This innovative project focuses on 18-25 year olds who tend to be over-represented in our prisons and criminal legal system despite indications from scientific research which presents them as more capable of growth and change, less culpable and still maturing neurologically. More recent research indicates that the emerging-adult prison... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Attorney Relationships and Challenges with Them

    The attorney/investigator relationship can be critical to success of a case. This CLE course, presented by Andrea Lyon and Ashley Nunn, lawyer and investigator, present tips to improve working relationships including the formation of a team with varying perspectives, awareness of blind spots, humility and the importance of open, regular communication. The course will explain the various issues that should be open between lawyers and investigators such as theory, strategy, evidence and... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Batson v. Kentucky and the Continuing Challenge of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection

    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... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • COVID-19 and Due Process

    The COVID pandemic has presented its own challenges to due process issues in litigation. This CLE course will explain these issues with regards to jury selection, witness testimony, public access to courts, speedy trials, remote/video testimony, and best health practices in court and in the office. The course is designed to be modular and can be expanded or condensed in conjunction with other courses. More Info

    $29
    0.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Plan Your Escape: Leaving the Law Firm for Public Sector Law

    Thinking of moving from a law firm to the public sector? This CLE course will tell you everything you need to know from analyzing the purpose of the move to whether you’ve considered all aspects of your decision. The course offers strategies and tips for securing a public sector legal position including the interview process, setting expectations and how to plan for your first few months on the job and your long-term success. More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Writing and Editing Tips

    This practical CLE course on legal writing designed to produce immediate improvements in quality will cover issues such as readability, clarity and credibility. The course will offer strategies on making good choices regarding language, formatting, sequence and analysis and will also offer tips to greatly improve the editing process and its results. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Panning for Gold: Making Preliminary Hearings Count

    Whether to learn more about a prosecution case, test legal theories for the defense or lock in a witness’s story, preliminary and other pre-trial evidentiary hearings provide excellent opportunities. Considering the goals of each hearing is important, even when they are not decided in our favor, as well as that of each witness and each topic uncovered. Understanding the goals can help determine the strategy and tactics to be used at the hearing, in particular the choice of questioning techniqu... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Long Road Back: Commercial Landlord and Tenant Strategies and Covid-19 Defenses

    Landlord tenant courts are, and will be for the foreseeable future, stretched beyond their limits by the COVID pandemic and related government shutdowns. This will be especially complicated when the eviction moratoria is lifted. This CLE course provides both tenants and landlords with tips and strategies to avoid court backlogs and address how trial courts are dealing with impossibility of contract and other defenses related to COVID-19. The course will also offer an update on the mora... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Legal Writing: Striving for Clarity

    Clarity is a key element in legal writing. This CLE course, entitled Striving for Clarity and presented by Judge Bob Bacharach, will include discussions of psycholinguistics, oratory, and advocacy to help enhance the clarity of legal writing. The course will address issues such as creating context before details, simplicity of language, linking information in sentences and conveying information in manageable portions. The course will break down legal writing and show how to maximize it... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethical Considerations During a Pandemic

    COVID-19 has raised countless issues in the legal field. This CLE course will focus specifically on a number of ethical issues for attorneys and investigators that relate to client representation during the pandemic, how they might arise and how to effectively operate in the best interests of your client. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Stepping Up: Representing Parents with Minor Children

    This CLE course is designed to introduce practical considerations for an increase in advocacy amongst parents facing incarceration or parents who are incarcerated in criminal or dependency cases. The course will include a short video recording and polls to encourage participation and reflection on the issue with the primary focus being meaningful engagement of parents with their parents in their defense as well as in court. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Common Traffic Court Cases: Do’s and Dont’s

    This CLE course will offer practical advice in handling traffic issues in local criminal courts. The course will address the most commonly charged offenses and is particularly helpful to attorneys who do not typically appear in traffic court but nevertheless would like to be able to provide competent representation or guidance. The course will present issues such as Speeding, Use of Portable Electronic Devices, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Reckless Driving. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Enforcement of Judgments in New Jersey and New York during the COVID Pandemic

    Winning at trial is only half the battle. Ultimately, being able to enforce a judgement is when the case is truly won. Whether you win by default, motion or trial, until a judgement is paid, it isn’t a success. This CLE course, presented by attorney Jeffrey H, Ward, will explain the mechanism for collecting judgement entered in the Courts of New York and New Jersey during COVID. The course will explain how judgements in these states are entered, including the domestication to these st... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • How to Ethically Introduce Yourself to Reporters and Speak About Your Practice, Cases and Other Matters

    The art of attracting publicity is sometimes inborn, but is often learned. Why some attorneys are constantly quoted and swarmed by press may be more about who they know than what they know. If you want reporters to come calling, you better make sure they know who you are. But how to do that ethically, without breaching the Rules of Professional Conduct? That is a learned art. This CLE course will prepare you to speak about your cases safely and within the boundaries of ethics. The course will ex... More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • A View from Congress: New Copyright and Trademark Laws

    With the partisan politics and violence around the Capitol, it was easy to miss the passing by Congress of three new copyright and trademark laws that could seriously impact your business. These include the Trademark Modernization Act, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act, and the Protecting Lawful Streaming Act. In addition a draft bull for reforming the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is currently circulating in committee. This CLE course will expl... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Law Office Succession Planning: Options & Ethical Rules

    Succession planning never seems like an emergency, but it is critical to ensuring your business’s future. This CLE course will address planning options available to attorneys for succession, including a focus on the difference between internal and external succession plans as well as contingency planning in the event of unexpected death or disability. The course will delve into how a practice may be valued as well as the many NY Rules of Professional Conduct that apply to the successio... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • ADA Website Compliance: Is Your Website Lawsuit Proof?

    Section 508 of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates a variety of issues pertinent to Website ADA Compliance. This CLE course will explain these issues and the significance and impact of increased accessibility and how that relates to the ADA. With data innovation giving new significance to the notion of equal access for all from the perspective of accessibility for those with disabilities as well as the untapped market they embody, this course will offer the data, resour... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Homeowners and Condominium Associations: Elections and Dispute Resolutions

    Elections in a condominium and/or homeowners’ association play by specific rules. Nominations are typically conducted through recall and are based on both statutory and documentary sources. This CLE course will review these sources and the election process as well as methods for challenging an election or its outcome. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • What is Special Education Law and is it for Me?

    The 1973 Rehabilitation Act’s Section 504 and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act offer strong federal legal protections and entitlements to students with disabilities. This CLE course will clarify the complexities within the statutes and the cases which interpret them as well as the complicated process of enforcement. The course will also present the most common questions your clients may have and the most comprehensive way to address them. Whether you are looking into the fie... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • New York State Establishes Post-Mortem Right of Publicity and Other New Protections

    New York State effectively extended its protections for the right of publicity in legislation signed by Governor Cuomo. This legislation not only established a right of publicity after death, which had never before existed in New York, it also extended protections against digitally created replicas of performers and unauthorized depictions of conduct considered explicit. This CLE course will cover these changes and others as they relate to New York’s Right of Publicity Law and explain... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Immigration Court Practice, Litigation, and Procedure

    After 20 years in the field, having worked through 4 different presidential administrations, veteran of immigration law, deportation and removal defense litigation Rahul Manchanda of famed Wall Street law firm Manchanda Law Office PLLC is one of few individuals with the skills and knowledge to guide you through this legal area. In this CLE course he will take you inside the super sub-specialty of Immigration and Deportation defense litigation and trial in situations when opposing coun... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • 10 Clauses Fiduciaries Hate

    Drafting a trust document requires specific skills. Practitioners who draft trust documents don’t always consider that certain terms or language can make it very hard for the fiduciaries who are trying to enforce the grantor’s wishes. Undefined terms, conflicting passages or simple lack of clarity can cause serious complications. This CLE course will discuss these clauses and offer some ideas for fixes that can be incorporated into these problem provisions. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Selling a Family Business

    Many people claim you should never go into business with family. This is especially true when it is time to sell, and you run headlong into a combination of tax and financial issues and personal family dynamics that can stall and even destroy any profit the family may have anticipated, along with the damage to personal relationships that will inevitably ensue. This CLE course explains how best to manage the process of selling a family business taking into consideration both the financi... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • An Introduction to Private Investment Funds

    There are many legal and practical considerations to account for when establishing a private equity, real estate or hedge fund. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive review of the Investment Company Acts of 1940 (the “40 Act”) relevant sections as well as those of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Advisers Act”), including the rules and commonly used exceptions to registration under these acts. The course will also undertake a review of relevant provisions of the Securiti... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Planning for Tangibles

    Trying to plan for tangible property presents a variety of challenges, many of them quite complex. This CLE course explains tangible property and how it is legally defined and presents strategies for planning. The course will address a myriad of issues such as testamentary plan structure, titling considerations and issues related to lifetime giving as well as the emotional component involved in this type of planning. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Quid Pro Quo for Charitable Gifts

    Payments that are meant to be partly contributions and partly for goods and services provided to the donor by a charity are called quid pro quos (QPQ). These may apply to a fundraising banquet when the donor’s contribution covers more than the cost of his meal. QPQ gifts have specific rules that apply to them with regard to deductions. This CLE course will explain quid pro quos to make sure that you can advise your clients in getting deductions without crossing the line. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Fiduciary Responsibility Related to Art Assets

    Art assets always seem like a good investment, if you know what you’re doing. This CLE course will provide a complete picture of how to manage fiduciary responsibility with regards to art assets. The course will cover selling options and issues trustees and executors need to be thinking about, fiduciary responsibility, as well as the type of due diligence people need to be doing. Appraisals and the many ways in which Covid-19 has changed the landscape will discussed including general t... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • How to Handle Appraisals for Donations of Property

    The Internal Revenue Service frowns upon the overvaluation of real estate gifts. Appraisers thinking they are doing the donor a favor by providing a high range may actually do more damage than good. This CLE course will explain that whether it’s real estate, art, or any other property, the appraisal process must be carefully managed. The course will also detail the 30% limit on adjusted gross income on gifts and how that may impact appraisals. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Investment Strategies for Trusts

    In order to invest a trust asset, a trustee must consider and balance a variety of factors to ensure they are acting in the best interest of beneficiaries. Compliance with legal principles regarding asset management, particularly in the absence of specific guidance in trust documents, is likewise crucial. This CLE course will explain the best strategies for trustees to follow and use particular examples such as the Uniform Prudent Investor Act, adopted by many states, which requires t... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Unequal Inheritances: A Final Parental Communication

    This CLE course will address the issue of dispositive provisions and how they may impact estate planning in the case of a will or removable trust. The course will explain what these provisions entail and how to analyze them effectively. The course will address the issue of whether they should be equal or fair and how to explain the various factors to your clients to come to the best determination. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Anticipated Tax Changes Affecting Estate Planning for This Year and Future Years

    The ever-changing tax world is, once again, changing and preparations cannot be delayed. While the future tax laws under the new administration are impossible to predict with 100% certainty, there’s plenty to consider, especially given that tax proposals can be enacted with a Budget Reconciliation Act, which cannot be filibustered. This CLE course will present the most likely and significant tax proposals and how you and your client can be prepared. The course will cover the major inco... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Intriguing Insurance and Related Issues

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • SECURE Act Update: Where Do We Go from Here?

    It’s been almost a year since the enactment of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE) and practitioners still do not know how the new law impacts their clients, or their strategies and practices for retirement planning. What are the best practices in light of this new law? How do I advise my clients properly? This CLE course will explain the new law as well as offer tools and tips for how to strategize retirement planning and its process with the new law... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Best Technologies for Practice Development

    Estate planning practices, like those in other markets, have been drastically altered by technology. With most firms going paperless and utilizing cloud-based software, document generation software and other products to facilitate better interactions with clients as well as improved management and efficiency, the industry is seeing a serious upheaval in the way it functions. Remote work as a result of COVID-19 has had an impact as well. This CLE course will explore these changes and ho... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Key Federal & State Estate Planning Considerations and Opportunities

    This CLE course will provide a comprehensive overview of the best estate-planning strategies. The course will look at the issues from both a state and trust situs perspective, as well as from a federal standpoint, and will present how potential future changes in the tax law may impact the area. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Financial Planning for Lawyers

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Cryptocurrency, How to Find and Track it in Divorce Litigation

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • New Developments in Asylum Law

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Covid-19 and Sports: Legal Issues and Future Challenges

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Children Aren’t Widgets: Child Custody and Child Support in New York

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Issues Unique to Litigating Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ten Critical Legal Issues in Consumer Protection

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethical Implications of Litigating Against The Mentally Ill

    Well-known instructor and published legal commentator Dov Treiman will guide you through the landscape of ethical obligations when a legal opponent is suffering from a mental disease or impairment. The CLE course will review the legal and practical considerations of navigating such a case. The presentation will be conducted somewhat informally and interactively. Comments and questions are welcome as are specific examples you may choose to present. More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • The Ethics of Criminal Trial Practice

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

    $65
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • A Musical Playlist for Successful Motion Writing

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Climate Change Solutions

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Coronavirus and Your Mental Health: A Lawyer’s Guide to Coping with Isolation, Anxiety and Fear in Uncertain Times

    Messages about COVID-19 seem almost as prevalent as the virus itself. They are bombarding us through all forms of media as well as in conversations with family and friends. In such stressful times, it is that much easier for stress, fear and negative thinking to take over. Whether you are afraid of the virus itself or simply of being exposed and then quarantined, the isolation these circumstances create can have a dramatic effect on one's well-being. This can easily spiral into alcoholism, add... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Litigation Risk & Reality in Construction

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Challenging the Breath Test in a DWI Case: From Discovery to Cross-Examination

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Third Annual Litigation Ethics Summit

    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... More Info

    $95
    3Ethics Credits
  • Dram Shop, The Toxicology and the Law

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

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • How to Try Section 1983 Lawsuits Against Police for Fabrication of Evidence in Reports, Affidavits, and Testimony

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Jury Selection In Civil Cases: What You Need To Know

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Business Purchase Agreements: Drill Down Deep Into The Three Main Purchase Agreement Types

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

    $55
    2.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Litigation Strategies and Pitfalls

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

    $55
    2.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Law for Criminal Defense Attorneys

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Effective Legal Writing for the Attorney Practitioner

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • What Happens When Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Under State Law Meets Patent Rights

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Wonderful World of Oz: Effective Strategies for Virtual Litigation

    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. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Copyright, Fair Use, and Looking Toward the Future

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Representing Visionary Churches: Using the RFR Act to Protect the Rights of Churches Under the FCS Act

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Overview of New York No Fault Claims and Litigation from a Defense Attorney Perspective

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • A Crash Course in Probabilistic Genotyping

    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... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Basics of Social Security Disability Practice What Should You Expect

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

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • DNA Dystopia: Privacy Rights in the Age of Genetic Surveillance

    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... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • International Protection of Trademarks

    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... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Representing Veterans in Criminal Court

    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... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Business Uses of Life Insurance

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Whistleblower Litigation: Tips for Avoiding Traps for the Unwary

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Florida DWI Case Law Updates

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

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Neuro Anatomy for Lawyers

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Suing the Police: The Law of Police Misconduct

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

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Role of the Court Evaluator: How to Distinguish Yourself and Properly Protect an AIP

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • What You Need to Know and Do to Try a Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Case

    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... More Info

    $212
    8.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Appealing to the Board of Immigration Appeals

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Cryptocurrency Primer: What They Are, How They Work, Their History, and Their Future

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Horsesense and Nonsense: Why Equine Law is Not That Simple

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Inclusionary & Affordable Housing: What Do They Mean & Why They are Important in Today’s Economic & Political Climate

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Avoiding and Responding to State Bar Inquiries

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

    $65
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • Overview of Parliamentary Law and Procedure

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • More Than Just Force Majeure: The Legal Aspects of Sports During and After the Covid-19 Pandemic

    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... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Basics in Transitioning The Family Owned Business

    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... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Venture Capital Funds: Formation, Terms, Issues Encountered, and Other Practice Tips for Counsel

    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... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Compassionate Release: Covid-19 Effects On The Criminal Justice System

    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... More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Associate’s Guide to Estate Planning

    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.... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Future of Cannabis: Navigating a Prosperous Future Amidst Patchwork Regulations and a Pandemic

    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... More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Gun Free School Zones Act vs Federal Preemption

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • A Primer of Florida Defamation Law: Issues and Pitfalls

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Basics of Personal Bankruptcy

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

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Let’s Talk About Race: How to Get Potential Jurors to Talk About Race and Racism

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Purchase Or Sale Of A Business, Or Part Of A Business: Documents Boot Camp

    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... More Info

    $55
    2.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Criminal Defense Strategies: How Former Prosecutors Use Mitigation Information to Defend the Accused

    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. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Decide to Thrive: The Case for Lawyer Well-Being

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Police Liability Under Section 1983: Critical Steps for the Trial Lawyer

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

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Advanced Timeshare Law

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Cybersecurity During a Pandemic

    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... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Introduction To Timeshare Law

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • How Microaggressions Can Dismantle an Organization’s Professional Development & Diversity & Inclusion Goals

    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... More Info

    $34
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Rogue Officers, Police Reform and Hot Topics Under Section 1983

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

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Handling New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Matters In The COVID Era

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

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Everything You Need to Know About DUIs/Serious Traffic Offenses and How They Effect a Client’s Illinois Driver’s License

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

    $55
    2.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Basics of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Estate Planning

    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. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Mortgages and Foreclosures in New York State

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • A Trial Attorney's Strategy on How to Convince a Jury

    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. More Info

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • How to Conduct a Comprehensive Client Consultation and Intake for your Matrimonial or Family Law Client

    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,... More Info

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Trial Preparation Skills: Personal Injury Cases

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Defending Construction Claims in the Workers’ Compensation Arena: The Nuts and Bolts

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Effective Appellate Advocacy

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • ADA and Psychiatric Disabilities

    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... More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Alphabet Soup of Employment Laws

    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... More Info

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Be Prepared! A Survey of Trial Preparation for Lawyers

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Advanced Strategies for Negotiating Claims with Insurance Companies

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

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Employee Handbook Do’s and Don’ts

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • CA Athlete Agency Law: Part II

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Common Mistakes Lawyers Make with Clients and How to Avoid Them

    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. More Info

    $65
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • I Don’t Have Time to Manage My Time: Secrets to Enhanced Work Performance

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Rise of the Media Giants: How the Laws and Technology Shaped Today’s Media

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

    $55
    2.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • SPAC IPOs: Hotter Than Ever and How They Work With Forms

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Tips and Pointers for Reviewing Contracts

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Tax Deeds: What Are They, How Can I Make Them Marketable, And What If They Need To Be Undone?

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

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • How to Handle a Claim for Veterans Benefits

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Nobody is Above the Law: Criminal Procedures Regarding Interrogation, Admissions, and Concession

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Fundamental Issues of Traffic Stops

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

    $55
    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Ethics & The Electronic Ages: Understanding Heightened Legal & Ethical Responsibilities

    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... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • How to Start and Build out a Law Practice

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Is a Contract Worth the Paper It’s Written On? Maximizing Protections by Drafting Great Contract Provisions

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • COVID-19 & the Legal Community: How COVID-19 Has Pivoted the Focus of Lawyers & the Political Structure in the US

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

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Green Cards, Visas, & Naturalization During Covid-19 - Oh, My!

    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. More Info

    $29
    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • Essential Strategies for Navigating Clients through Cannabis & Real Estate

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Rethinking Harm in Personal Injury and Negligence Cases: Using Psychosocial Evaluations to Uncover Harm

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Complex Homicide Prosecution: A Case Study of the Trial of Ted Bundy’s Last Murder

    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. More Info

    $55
    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • New Challenges For Brownfield Redevelopment: Emerging Contaminants

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Nuts and Bolts of Family Immigration Petitions

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Collections in the Age of Covid

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

    $55
    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • Aggressive Presentation of Medical Evidence, and Other Trial Tips from a Veteran Defense Lawyer

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

    $29
    1.25Law & Legal Proc.