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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.

CLE on Overcoming Gender Bias in the Legal Profession

Andie and Al are here to show you what can be done to create a more successful and profitable law firm. Andi and Al will mainly address the gender achievement gap, how diversity & inclusion benefits firms, why greater gender diversity & inclusion has not been achieved and what legal organizations can do to reduce gender bias.

Trial Lawyer CLE: Working Up and Trying the Invisible Injury Case

People develop chronic pain and sustain concussion from a wide array of trauma, from car crashes to crane accidents – but these invisible injuries can be difficult to prove to skeptical jurors. In this CLE brimming with practical information & insight, trial attorney Brett Schreiber will walk you through working up and trying these invisible injury cases – from client intake to the fine points of communicating your client’s story to the jury.

CLE… No, More Tequila: Using Statutory Interpretation to Your Clients Advantage

The rules of statutory interpretation can be powerful tools in crafting creative & persuasive legal arguments if you are skilled enough to know how to properly deploy them. Greg Overstreet will show you how these rules can benefit your client’s case, describe the two forks: plain meaning vs. ambiguity and provide the practical application of common canons of statutory interpretation.

Legal Ethics CLE on How Technology Has Imprisoned Attorneys

How many times a day do you unlock your smartphone?? 100…. 200… 300 times? Technology and smartphones were supposed to make attorneys’ job easier – but now email and smartphones are the first thing we look at when we get out of bed and the last thing we check before we sleep.

New CLE: Sex Trafficking, Prostitution & the Thirteenth Amendment

The Senior Legal Counsel for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center, Christen Price will analyze the implications of the Thirteenth Amendment for how governments regulate prostitution and enforce sex trafficking laws by focusing on the context of prostitution & sex trafficking in this country, case law & statutory interpretation by the courts and the implications of these decisions.