The goal of bankruptcy is the discharge – when the debtor is released from personal liability for certain specified types of debts. Unfortunately, your client may commit certain actions that can prevent them from discharging their debt due to Bankruptcy Code Section 727(a).
Illinois attorneys are now required to take one hour of diversity and inclusion CLE and one hour of mental health and substance abuse during each two-year reporting period.
Experienced New York attorneys must complete at least 1 CLE credit hour in the Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE category of credit as part of their biennial CLE requirement.
Your tweets, Facebook posts and blogs can greatly affect your real world law practice. From discovery to advertising your practice, you must remain ethical in our new social media world.
Yes, your online conduct can get you suspended – or even disbarred. Think twice before you send that nasty tweet to opposing counsel.
Yes, your online conduct and social media activities can get you into ethical trouble! Use good judgement when using social media in your practice and your personal life.
Do you know about the 69 changes or revisions made to the California ethics rules and how it will affect your practice?
In You Can’t Change What You Can’t See, the ABA’s comprehensive report on gender bias, the main finding is that gender & racial bias continues to be prevalent in the legal community. Despite all the efforts, we have not made much progress… and now we’re headed into a non-binary future.
In this CLE course, Evan Stweart will discuss a number of case examples and practical everyday situations so you can better understand the similarities and differences between the privilege doctrine, the work product doctrine and confidentiality. To access these courses please click here: The Attorney-Client Privilege, Work Product Doctrine and Confidentiality.
If you are in business… you will probably get sued. It’s just a fact in our litigious society. And although the law is a profession, lawyers run business and can also expect to be sued. Legal Malpractice Like most attorneys, you probably feel like there is no way you could ever be sued – until that process server shows up at…