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.
The drug trade and globalization has led to more dirty money flowing into the U.S. and lawyers unwittingly taking part in money laundering. Timothy Dunfey will teach you the risks & red flags of money laundering for attorneys and how to protect yourself, your clients and your law firm from being used as a laundromat.
Chris Howard counsels his clients with practical information to help avoid some of the common pitfalls that can trip up franchisees. Chris will mainly discuss: Terminology & Key Documents, the Regulatory Framework, Key Items in the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and How to Review a Franchise Agreement.
The reality is that many attorneys have no clue about cold wallets, decentralized exchanges and Bored Apes. Further, crypto is also one of the easiest ways to hide money for a tech savvy spouse. In this CLE Kelly Burris will discuss valuing unusual assets like collectibles, handling mineral rights and finding & dealing with cryptocurrency in divorce cases.
In November 2022, the FDNY reported 191 fires, 140 injuries and 6 deaths from lithium-ion fires in the city. Presented by Brad Davis, professional engineer & expert witness, this CLE presentation will provide an overview of the investigation process following a battery failure or a failure of a battery-powered device. Brad will mainly talk about: battery basics, battery types, history of development, what can go wrong and he will finish by presenting four actual case studies with videos.
Many attorneys believe that referral fess are unethical — but the reality is that numerous state bars have noted that fee sharing is not only ethical – but it actually leads to better outcomes for clients. Come get cozy with Curt Brown and the rules of professional conduct as he surveys the regulatory frameworks of the ABA and all 50 states so you know the ethical landscape when referring or accepting cases from fellow attorneys in your state and around the country.