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Social Media at a Crossroads?

What more can be written about Weinergate? I wonder if this whole thing would have died down a lot sooner if the person in question wasn’t named Weiner? It’s just too easy when a guy named Wiener sends pictures of his junk on Twitter. However, there are a few lessons to be learned from this scandal.[1] Namely, there are risks involved with…

Fee Arrangements: Get Paid for Your Time & Advice

We were lucky enough to work with renowned attorney James E. King ofthe King Law firm this week to put together some excellent programs on fee agreements.[1] The first course discusses the ethics of fee agreements and the second course delves into what is considered a ‘reasonable’ fee. Mr. King presented numerous nuggets of wisdom, but probably none greater than this kernel of truth:…

Illinois Attorneys: Your MCLE Deadline is Less Than Two Months Away

If your last name begins with N-Z and you are an attorney licensed in Illinois you have less than two months to complete your MCLE compliance. This means that you must complete 24 credits — Including 4 Units of Professional Responsibility by June 30th. Professional Responsibility is essentially a requirement to take courses on legal ethics and professionalism. However, courses in Substance…

California ‘Late’ MCLE Deadline is June 30

The bad news is that if your last name starts with N – Z and you haven’t yet completed your 25 Unit California Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirement you will be fined $100. The good news is that if you pay your $100 fine and complete your MCLE by June 30th you will still be able to practice law.  June 30th is the final deadline…

The Illinois MCLE Deadline is June 30

I have noticed an increase in the number of Illinois attorneys singing up the last few days. That’s because the Illinois MCLE deadline is right around the corner – June 30 to be exact. That means if your last names begins with N-Z you have about three months left to complete the 24 credits to fulfill your CLE compliance for the 2009-2011 period.…

Don’t Scream! California MCLE Deadline Is Near

The Scream is Edward Munch’s most famous work and probably one of the most recognizable paintings. This painting represents the universal anxiety of modern man. If you are a California attorney whose last name begins with N-Z you may also be experiencing this type of anxiety: You now have 18 days to fulfill your California MCLE requirement.  That’s 25 total CLE units — including…

California Specialty Courses: Elimination of Bias, Substance Abuse, Legal Ethics

If you are a California attorney and you just need a few specialty credits before the February 1 MCLE deadline we have your covered.  We have a number of courses in legal ethics, substance abuse, and elimination of bias.  These courses are taught by a range of experts on a variety of interesting subjects – from pharmaceuticals to ethics in IP business…