Tag: NJ CLE

CLE on Substance Abuse, Depression & Competence

Substance abuse and depression are two of the main contributors that affect an attorney’s competence to practice law. Substance abuse and depression also lead to high rates of suicide amongst lawyers. Attorneys are nearly twice as likely to have problems with drugs & alcohol and are nearly four times more likely to suffer from depression when compared to the general population. In…

NJ CLE: 12 of 24 New Jersey CLE Hours May Be Online

New Jersey attorneys are required to complete at least 24 credit hours of continuing legal education (CLE) each NJ CLE compliance period. Each New Jersey attorney is permanently assigned to one of two compliance groups for CLE reporting & compliance purposes, with one compliance group reporting each year.[1] NJ CLE Requirement New Jersey lawyers must complete at least twenty-four (24) NJ CLE…

NJ CLE: 12/31 Deadline for Group 2 Attorneys

For about half of the attorneys in New Jersey it’s almost that time again. That’s right…. it’s almost time to get started completing your biennial NJ CLE requirement! NJ CLE Compliance & Reporting Reporting Cycle: 2 years Compliance Deadline: December 31 Reporting Deadline: December 31 For about half of the attorneys licensed to practice in New Jersey the deadline to complete and…

Dog Bite Law CLE Course: Canine Aggression from the Expert’s Perspective

Aggression is the most common canine behavior problem referred to veterinary … deep bite and thrash? Going for face? How many people has the dog bitten? Because of this aggression in dogs, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that roughly 4.5 million people are bitten each year – accounting for a third of all homeowners’ insurance claims each year. In addition…

CLE Course: Legal Ethics of Online Legal Advertising

Almost every attorney and law firm utilizes numerous online resources to provide legal information to the public and advertise services to potential clients. However, while numerous attorneys and firms rely on websites and social media to grow their businesses, many don’t give a second thought to the fact that their online activities could run afoul of the ethical rules on attorney advertising.…

CLE Course on Employer ERISA Fiduciary Liability

Business owners and their attorneys now need to focus on their responsibilities for sponsoring and running retirement plans to avoid or minimize their liability from government examination or a participant lawsuit. This has been on the radar the last few years since the stock market crashed and has become a hot topic over the last few years. The government wants to ensure…

CLE Course on Witness Credibility: Diffusing the Bomb, Trial Tips from the Trenches

Many times, the outcome of a trial is determined by whether the trier of fact perceives that the witnesses and testimony are credible. Therefore, an important part of a trial attorney’s job is to marshal the evidence and fashion the arguments in a manner that helps to establish the credibility of the witnesses offered in support of the client’s case – and…

CLE Course on Working with Athlete Clients

The issues that professional athletes face on a daily basis are very unique compared to the rest of society because athletes have a different career length and economic situation than most people. In addition, professional athletes have a different mindset than the average person when it comes to dealing with business and personal issues because of their athletic background and competitive nature.…