Tag: MCLE

New CLE: Levelling the Playing Field – An Overview of Title IX Litigation

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding. The principal objective of Title IX is to avoid the use of federal money to support sex discrimination in education programs and to provide individual citizens effective protection against discriminatory practices in schools that receive federal funding. Title IX issues include, but are not…

New CLE Course on Business Valuation, Community Foundations and Long Term Care

Many attorneys serve as trusted advisors to small (often family owned) business owners and entrepreneurs to ensure that their businesses thrive and grow. Their business, legal and practical guidance helps the business owner to protect and enhance the value of the business and when it’s time to sell help with exit planning. Counseling Business Owners on Valuation, Community Foundations and Life Insurance…

OK CLE: Oklahoma Late CLE Deadline is March 15

Oklahoma attorneys must complete a minimum of 12 Oklahoma CLE credit hours each year in order to complete the OK CLE requirement. As part of the 12 hour annual OK CLE requirement, at least 1 hour must be approved for legal ethics credit. Oklahoma CLE Compliance & Reporting Compliance Deadline: December 31 Reporting Deadline: February 15 Late Deadline: March 15 All Oklahoma…

CA CLE: Complete 1 Hour of Competence Issues

Just a quick reminder for California attorneys.  The former Substance Abuse requirement is now called Competence Issues.  The Substance Abuse category was effectively expanded to cover additional topics like mental health, stress and how it effects attorney’s competence to practice law. California attorneys must make sure to complete at least 1.0 hour of Competence Issues each three-year compliance period. Last names H-M…

CA CLE: Don’t Forget the 12.5 Hours of Participatory!!

Starting around November we get quite a few calls from California attorneys as the CA MCLE compliance deadline approaches. We get quite a few calls from California attorneys that don’t know about the participatory and/or self-study CLE requirements when it comes to CA MCLE compliance. California attorneys must make sure to complete at least 12.5 credit hours of participatory credit each three-year compliance…

CA CLE: Last Names H-M Must Complete 25 Hours by January 31

For California attorneys with the last names H-M the end of the MCLE compliance period is drawing near. That means it’s time to get started on that California MCLE! The reporting deadline for California attorneys with last names H-M is February 1, 2018. Alright, got your attention yet? California MCLE Compliance Last Names H-M Report Compliance by February 1 Don’t forget that…

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…

NY CLE: Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias Required in 2018

Change is coming to the New York CLE requirement in 2018. On January 1, 2018, a new category of CLE credit will be required in New York: “Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.” This follows suit with state like Illinois and California that also have a diversity/bias requirement. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias Starting on January 1, 2018, New York attorneys will…

Upcoming Webinar: How to Build & Manage Your Online Reputation for Attorneys

Quick question.  What’s the first thing somebody does when they’re looking for a lawyer?  They take their fingers and they head to Google. Well, if you don’t proactively manage your online reputation, you might not have the best first impression when potential clients start looking you up online. Attorneys need to know how to create a strong brand and positive reputation online…