Tag: IL CLE

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…

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: Ethical Practice Points for Transactional Attorneys

From structuring million dollar deals to negotiating high level partnership agreements, transactional attorneys must deploy a broad quiver of skills when counseling businesses and the entrepreneurs and executives that start and run them. Ethics for Transactional Attorneys In this highly practical CLE, R. Shawn McBride provides numerous case examples and common sense measures that can be deployed to remain  ethical when working…