A Special Needs Trust (SNT) allows for a disabled person to maintain his or her eligibility for public assistance benefits, despite having assets that would otherwise make the person ineligible for those benefits. These types of trusts are a vital component of estate plans when clients have beneficiaries with disabilities.
How often does opposing counsel take cases to trial? What is your judge’s summary judgement record? How can analytics help you write more persuasive motions? How can legal information make you a better lawyer? Attorney Nicole Clark will show you how legal research, data & analytics can help you win your cases in state trial court.
Attorneys and legal professionals must be proactive – not reactive. We now have an ethical responsibility to be competent with technology which includes safeguarding confidential & protected information like PII.
All You Need to Know About the Illinois MCLE 2023 Grace Period Due to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Supreme Court introduced a grace period for the 2021-2023 MCLE reporting period. Below we have outlined how attorneys can ensure compliance and pay late fees by the November 30, 2023 grace period credit reporting deadline. Understanding the Illinois…
Moneyball. A book written about the Oakland A’s because their organization was the first to utilize research and analytics in baseball to achieve tremendous success on a limited budget. “Moneyball” has since crossed over into numerous industries – and now it’s available for trial lawyers.
One junior college student was barred from passing out pocket Constitutions on Constitution Day. Emory University told students they can’t hang Christmas decorations. And Syracuse University charged a student orientation leader with hazing & suspended her – because she helped organize an optional campus scavenger hunt.
Nowadays “documents” means much more than it did 30 years ago when all your valuable “papers” were behind lock & key in your trusty file cabinet. Emails, PDFs, word docs, JPGs & more have now expanded the world of documents – as well as forgeries, fakes and cut & paste signatures. How do you know if a PDF is legit?
For every $1 that marketers spend on Influencer Advertising – the return is $18. Influencers wield increasingly more power in the marketplace in our new Tik Tok, Instagram, X and Threads world. But the FTC has taken notice – and put influencers & companies on notice as well.
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.
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.