More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for dog bites. When man’s best friend isn’t so friendly, the consequences can be unfortunate.
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.
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.
Brian S. Quinn was a young lawyer. Fresh out of law school. What started as an exciting day with his mentor at trial – ended with Brian watching his mentor leave the courthouse in a body bag and crushing feelings of Impostor Syndrome.
From fake real estate transactions to drafting executive compensation packages, there are many intersections between reviewing contracts and the ethical standards of the legal profession. R. Shawn McBride works with business owners all over the country and he knows that things can get a little dicey with your business clients. Shawn will present common everyday scenarios where attorneys run into ethical dilemmas with business clients when reviewing corporate, LLC and small business contracts.
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.
People develop chronic pain and sustain concussion from a wide array of trauma, from car crashes to crane accidents – but these invisible injuries can be difficult to prove to skeptical jurors. In this CLE brimming with practical information & insight, trial attorney Brett Schreiber will walk you through working up and trying these invisible injury cases – from client intake to the fine points of communicating your client’s story to the jury.
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.
The Senior Legal Counsel for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center, Christen Price will analyze the implications of the Thirteenth Amendment for how governments regulate prostitution and enforce sex trafficking laws by focusing on the context of prostitution & sex trafficking in this country, case law & statutory interpretation by the courts and the implications of these decisions.
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.