Tag: IL CLE

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…

New CLE on The Northstar Divorce: Letting the Kids Guide the Way

The Northstar divorce is predicated on one simple philosophy – that children should guide the divorcing parent’s decisions. Co-parenting coach Carly Israel will provide concrete suggestions and action steps for family law clients to work together when they focus on the physical (and mental) health and well-being of the children.

New CLE on Pirates, Cowboys & Hooligans: Athlete Agency Law

To say that sports agency is as hyper-competitive as Michael Jordan during a game of H-O-R-S-E… is an understatement. From free groceries to flashy sports cars – sports lore is chock-full of tales of agents breaking laws and behaving badly. Applying these stories – some that are stranger than fiction – lawyers can show their clients concrete examples of the penalties for crossing the ethical and fiduciary bright-line rules in pursuit of that BIG commission.

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.