Lawyers At Risk From darkness and the depths of despair – to recovery and redemption. Unfortunately, Laurie’s struggles with drugs, alcohol and substances are not unique in the legal profession. What is unique is her phoenix-like rise from impairment to the Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers. The Besden Redemption Laurie Besden shares her personal story, and accompanied by Tracy Kepler,…
Law Firms and Businesses Big & Small Are Missing Out on Thousands of Dollars – Is Yours One of Them?
Seasoned San Diego tax attorney Sam Brotman explains in his CLE course The Truth About The Employee Retention Credit that a shocking amount of businesses are leaving $100,000’s on the table thanks to myths, misconceptions, and poorly communicated guideline changes from the IRS since the inception of the credit in 2021 due to COVID.
From Atticus Finch to Elle Woods For better – or worse – many people’s perceptions of attorneys are based on Elle Woods, Atticus and everybody’s favorite cousin, Vinny. Is there something these fictional characters can teach us about professionalism and achieving higher standards of conduct in our everyday conduct? Lawyer Movies and Public Perception From Philadelphia to The Firm, the movies we…
For California MCLE Compliance Group 3 (N-Z) for the period ending on January 31, 2023, California attorneys must complete at least two hours dealing with elimination of bias. Of the two hours, at least one hour must focus on implicit bias and the promotion of bias-reducing strategies.
Presented by Michael Needleman, this CLE is designed to introduce key concepts of conducting a deposition and then provide deeper practical insights into FRCP Rule 30.
From tracking murder suspects with Facebook Live data – to pointing out mistakes in the state’s location evidence due to bad vector analysis – Eric Grabski will show you how to analyze cell phone location evidence in your legal cases.
More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for dog bites. When man’s best friend isn’t so friendly, the consequences can be unfortunate.
Did you know that the patent for solar cells dates back to the 1880s? Or that Piggly Wiggly was extremely groundbreaking and changed the way we shop? And there would be no GPS without the beautiful actress Hedy Lamarr’s inventions!! From vulcanized rubber to the iPhone, Eric Hanscom and Dave Branfman provide an insightful glimpse into 10 patents that shaped the world we live in today.
Brian S. Quinn was a young lawyer. Fresh out of law school. What started as an exciting day with his mentor at trial – ended with Brian watching his mentor leave the courthouse in a body bag and crushing feelings of Impostor Syndrome.
Many business owners don’t know about the ERC or they’ve received bad professional advice and been told they don’t qualify because they have not had a significant drop in revenues. The truth is that any business that has been impacted by the COVID pandemic might be eligible for the ERC.