Ninth Circuit

CA CLE: California MCLE Deadline is February 1

Don’t worry, there’s is still plenty of time to get your California MCLE done! If you’re an attorney whose last name states with H-M, you still have a few months left to get your required California MCLE done! The deadline is not until February 1, 2018. 25 California MCLEs If you are a Group 2 (H-M) California attorney you must complete the…

New CLE: The Nuts and Bolts Appellate Oral Arguments

Your oral argument is not a speech at the local Toastmasters where you will be handed ten minutes of interrupted speaking time. Rather, it’s dynamic, rapid shifting and can require extreme responsiveness if you get that judge that likes to pepper you with questions. Since oral argument is much more fluid process than regurgitating a written response, you need a more dynamic approach…

CLE Course: Issue Spotting in Criminal Law Cases

There is a great deal at risk when a person is accused of a crime. Your client’s life and liberty are at stake, and there is a lot of information you need to be able to recognize to ensure that your client’s rights are properly protected. Whether you are a civil attorney that needs a refresher on criminal law or you are…

CLE Course on The Duty of Confidentiality and The Attorney-Client Privilege

Attorneys must have a firm understanding of the full scope of the attorney-client privilege in order to protect themselves and their clients from improperly disclosing confidential client information in violation of Rule 1.6. However, the attorney-client privilege is often confused with an attorney’s ethical duty of confidentiality – but you must realize that these are two very different legal and ethical principles.…

Texas CLE: How do I report CLE compliance?

Attorneys licensed to practice in Texas must complete at least 15 Texas CLE credit hours each annual TX MCLE compliance period as part of the mandatory CLE requirement in Texas.  Texas attorneys must also complete at least 3 credit hours of Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility to properly fulfill the mandatory 15 credit hour TX CLE requirement.  But how do you report…

Mississippi CLE: 12 Credit Hours by July 31

Mississippi attorneys must complete at least 12 CLE units every annual MS CLE compliance period.  As part of the annual 12 credit hour MS CLE requirement, Mississippi attorneys must complete at least one (1) required hour of ethics/professionalism.  Mississippi attorneys can fulfill up to six (6) hours of CLE credit each compliance period by completing online and downloadable MS CLE courses. Mississippi…

Basics of Appellate Advocacy

Are you considering moving into appellate practice? Do you need to familiarize yourself with how to handle a civil appeal? Are you a trial attorney that needs to know the best way to preserve the record for appeal? If so, we have just added an excellent new course on the Basics of Appellate Advocacy.  The goal of this course is to introduce…