Tag: IL CLE

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.

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.

CLE: Will Implicit Bias Cost You Your Next Trial?

Mike Wakshull will introduce you to the neuroscience of unconscious, implicit bias and how this cognitive bias leads to errors during trial. The course will focus on attorney & judge decision-making and implicit bias in forensic sciences and expert witnesses. Mike will conclude by providing potential solutions for attorneys to overcome these hidden biases.

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.

From Crypto to Inflation: Lessons for Independent Trustees from the ITA Conference

In this CLE you will learn new tips & techniques for working with fiduciaries and gain numerous insights into important estate planning topics in these times of global unpredictability. This course will benefit independent trustees, attorneys and fiduciaries when working with wealth managers, CPAs, family advisors and insurance professionals.

CLE on Implicit Bias for Lawyers

A cognitive shortcut, implicit bias leads to unintended biases regarding race, ethnicity, gender identity and other characteristics and undermines the public’s confidence in the equal application of our laws. In this poignant CLE, civil rights attorney Geeta N. Kapur delves into how implicit bias manifests itself in lawyers and the law – from the courtroom to the tax code.

Marijuana and Synthetic Cannabinoids: CLE for Attorneys

What are synthetic cannabinoids and how do they compare with marijuana? How do the sources of marijuana (edibles, oils, “joints”) differ in potency and effects on the body? And what the heck is Spice-Ophrenia?? Marijuana: How High is Too High As more states legalize recreational use, attorneys around the country are encountering more cases involving marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids. A toxicologist for…