Monthly Archives: December 2017

WA CLE: MCLE Group 2 Compliance is December 31

Washington must complete a minimum of 45 WA MCLE hours every three years by December 31.  In addition, Washington attorneys must also complete a minimum of 6 hours of Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility each compliance period. WA MCLE Compliance Deadline Group 2 MCLE Compliance Group December 31, 2017 If you are a Group 2 attorney in Washington you must complete all…

New CLE: From Harry Ellis to Trump – The Ethics of Federal Disqualification Motions

Spanning four trials and twenty years, the Harry Bridges saga marked one of the most brutal and longest civil litigation battles in American history in the deportation context. Even after the Supreme Court called it a relentless “crusade” – a veritable case of “man’s intolerance to man,” the Executive lawyers and FBI investigators continued to relentlessly pursued the imprisonment and deportation of…

OH CLE: Ohio CLE Deadline is December 31

Ohio attorneys must complete 24 Ohio CLE credit hours every 2 years to complete the OH CLE requirement. Ohio attorneys must also complete the Professional Conduct requirement as part of the required 24 OH CLE credit hours. To fulfill the Professional Conduct requirement, Ohio attorneys must complete at least 2.5 credit hours in any of the following areas – Substance Abuse, Legal…

NV CLE: Complete 12 Hours of Nevada CLE by December 31

For 2017, Nevada attorneys must complete at least 12 NV CLE hours each annual Nevada CLE compliance period. In addition, Nevada attorneys must complete at least 2 hours of legal ethics as part of the 12 hour Nevada CLE requirement. Please note that Nevada attorneys now also have a substance abuse requirement that must be completed every three years.[1] Nevada CLE Compliance & Reporting…

New CLE: A Primer on European Patent Practice

Entrepreneurs and inventors often come up with great ideas that they think will be the next great product at home in the United States and around the world. But patenting that Green Bay Packer cheese head beer coolie hat in Germany might not be the best idea – no matter how great your client thinks it will sell. European Patent Law Patents…