Litigation

CLE on Best Ethical Practices for Solo and Small Firm Attorneys Seeking to Raise Their Media Profile

Could a well-timed article pressure opposing counsel to settle? When you file major litigation do you contact the news with a press release? Do you know the ethical boundaries of trial publicity & extrajudicial statements? Presented by Janet Falk, a New York PR expert with over 30 years of experience, this course will present best practices for solo and small firm attorneys seeking to raise their media profile – the ethical way.

New CLE on Vaccine Law: What Employers Need to Know

What if an employee doesn’t want to wear a mask? Will vaccination be mandated… encouraged, incentivized, or facilitated for all employees? What types of incentives like cash bonuses & PTO can employers legally provide? And what the heck is a Vaccine Ambassador? An adjunct professor of Vaccine Law, Brian Abramson will provide some expert guidance for businesses, employers and the attorneys that represent them.

Influence, Persuade and Lead: New CLE for Trial Lawyers

Trial as the ultimate performance art – where human conflict, archetypes & universal truths provide the greatest theatre. From psychological techniques & mental hacks to embracing the stress & being a magnetic leader, Jennifer B. Gardner shares her most poignant courtroom experiences to help you conquer the gauntlet known as trial.

New CLE on Tips for Trial Attorneys

Experienced trial lawyers Jeffrey Kimmel and Joseph Bavaro provide a lively discussion filled with practical points and tips that you can deploy at your next trial. The dynamic duo will mainly discuss gaining credibility by being yourself, practically applying the rules of civil procedure to your case, building rapport with the jury during voir dire, telling your client’s story during the opening statement and listening to the other side’s case.

Gig Economy CLE: Independent Contractor Or Employee — New Rules To Determine Worker Status

Our new “Gig Economy” has muddied the waters when it comes to classifying workers…. Independent Contractors… or Employees? Melody A. Kramer has been tracking these developments from California to New York – and even the federal government’s Pro Act. In this CLE, she will provide both legal & practical guidance for businesses as laws change and increasingly more workers are now considered employees.