Retirement savings represent the bulk of many clients’ assets. Therefore, dividing retirement accounts is one of the most important aspects of divorce settlements. With a little practical guidance you can confidently navigate dividing retirement benefits for your clients.
In this CLE course, Dr. David Cannon will mainly address the challenges of selecting a jury in a Facebook world, the key social media platforms to search and how to rate your potential jurors.
Attorneys that have been admitted to the New York Bar for more than 2 years are considered to be experienced attorneys. Experienced attorneys in New York must complete a total of 24 NY CLE credit hours during each biennial reporting cycle.
The goal of this CLE program is to lay out some of the different people groups that you represent and leave you with a better understanding of Arabic-speaking clients. This course qualifies for Professionalism and Bias credits in numerous states.
Experienced attorneys that are licensed to practice in New York may complete all 24 hours through online and downloadable NY CLE courses — in addition to courses on Compact Disc (CD).
Recognizing conflicts at the outset of the representation is key to avoiding ethical headaches and disqualification. Properly deploying conflict software, conflict waivers and engagement letters can prevent many potential problems.
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).
Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9011 provides that all documents within its scope require the lawyer’s certification of proper purpose, warranted by law or a non-frivolous argument for extension or reversal of the law, and evidentiary factual support.
Whether your primary practice is criminal defense or employment law, you can provide additional value for your clients if you can spot and help address potential immigration issues.
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.