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.
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.
This CLE on drafting collaborative agreements will provide you with a blueprint to assist your solo and small business clients. Melody will mainly cover these topics: prepping the client, purpose & structure of the agreement, defining the terms of the relationship, due diligence before drafting the agreement, discussing the legal framework with clients and drafting the collaboration agreement.
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.
Both attorneys and former members of the armed services, Dennis and Mike McCarthy will help you to spot the military economic damage claims in your case files and show you how you can establish these often-overlooked economic damages in your cases – from premises liability to auto injuries.
While many attorneys know the importance of Brown, not many know the story of how this landmark case arrived at the Supreme Court and the years of legal work that paved the way to one of the most important legal decisions in American jurisprudence. Geeta N. Kapur will tell the story of the fight for equality under law by breaking down the four legal cases that led to Brown v. Board of Education, exploring the five communities that challenged segregation & discrimination in schools and discussing the Brown decision as a landmark in American justice.
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…
In this CLE Dr. Allison Muller will introduce key toxicology concepts in civil cases by explaining drug levels & impairment, BAC levels & signs of visible intoxication, common false positives & negatives, and expected effects from common street & prescription drugs.
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.
From dischargeability issues to how the bankruptcy will be filed in court, consumer bankruptcy cases present many novel issues for new and non-bankruptcy attorneys.