Tag: online CA CLE

CLE Course: Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction

There is a prescription pill epidemic in this country and many people are just now finding out about it.  In San Diego, more people now die from accidental prescription drug overdoses than die in car accidents.[1]  In fact, 269 people died from accidental prescription drug overdoses in San Diego in 2012.  And part of the problem is the availability of these drugs. …

CLE Course: How to Prepare Your Client for Deposition

Considering that less than 5% of cases go to trial, deposition is now one of the most crucial aspects of litigation.  For your anxious client, the deposition is almost the functional equivalent of their “day in court.” One of the most useful subjects, both for lawyers and their clients, has been preparing to give testimony at a deposition. Proper preparation of the…

CLE Course: The Initial Client Interview in Family Law Matters

Do you know one of the best times to prevent malpractice? During the very first meeting with the client – at the outset of the attorney-client relationship. This is a crucial point in the attorney-client relationship that must be used to examine many facets of your representation – from your competence to handle the matter in question to the existence of conflicts…

CLE Course: Using A Forensic Psychologist in Your Legal Practice

Forensic psychology has been described as the intersection between psychology and the justice system.  A key aspect of forensic psychology is the ability to testify in court, formulating psychological findings into the legal language of the courtroom and providing scientific testimony in a way that can be understood by the judge, the jury and opposing counsel.  For those of you interested in…

CLE Course: International Taxation

Whether its foreign investors structuring inbound U.S. business ventures or U.S. companies engaging in cross-border transactions or exporting products or services overseas, the current economic conditions have increased the need for attorneys to be proficient in international taxation and corporate law.  Knowing overseas business operations and transactions and understanding the inbound and outbound tax consequences can be vital for the companies and…

CLE Course: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

As the economy continues to struggle along and numerous homeowners remain underwater, many Americans have turned to bankruptcy for a fresh financial start. Many of your own clients may even be considering bankruptcy – but how do you know if Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is a better option for your client? Attorney Credits has just added an excellent new CLE course…

New CLE Course: SharePoint – Legal Discovery & Data Storage Issues

In today’s global economy, SharePoint software helps businesses with content management, collaboration and sharing for intranet and Internet websites. However, with today’s increased record keeping responsibilities and e-Discovery demands, there are increasing legal discovery issues with the content generated by businesses in Sharepoint. Attorneys need to be aware of these legal issues and counsel their business clients accordingly. In the wake of…

Online Self-Study and Participatory CLE for California Attorneys

At Attorney Credits January is always a busy month.  That’s because the 2013 California MCLE compliance deadline is rapidly approaching.  California attorneys must report completion of their 25 mandatory CLE hours by February 1 to avoid getting fined.  California attorneys must report through My State Bar Profile, an online tool for attorneys provided by the State Bar of California. Fortunately for California attorneys,…

Top MCLE Compliance Mistakes

At Attorney Credits, we have tried to utilize our Legal Blog to get you the MCLE information that you need.  This can be a daunting task since there are 50 states with 50 different sets of CLE regulations for their attorneys.  However, as we approach deadlines in major states we have tried to keep you abreast of MCLE requirements, reporting, deadlines and…