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Fun CLE on Professionalism Lessons From Big Screen Lawyers

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…

CLE on Cell Phone Location Evidence for Attorneys

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.

New CLE: 10 Patents That Changed the World

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.

The Truth About the Employee Retention Credit (ERC): An Informative & Practical Tax CLE

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.

Succession Planning for Law Firms: CLE On Ethically Dealing with Death or Incapacity

This CLE program taught by Ritzel Starleigh Ngo will provide legal practitioners with a practical framework of an attorney’s ethical obligations to the law firm and clients in the case of the unforeseen. Using the ABA Model Rules as the foundation for the course, Ritzel speaker will discuss pertinent ethical topics when it comes to transferring ownership of your law firm due to death, disability, disappearance and disbarment.

Ethics of Contract Review CLE

From fake real estate transactions to drafting executive compensation packages, there are many intersections between reviewing contracts and the ethical standards of the legal profession. R. Shawn McBride works with business owners all over the country and he knows that things can get a little dicey with your business clients. Shawn will present common everyday scenarios where attorneys run into ethical dilemmas with business clients when reviewing corporate, LLC and small business contracts.