Tag: online IL CLE

New CLE: Sex Trafficking, Prostitution & the Thirteenth Amendment

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.

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.

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.

Influence, Persuade and Lead: New CLE for Trial Lawyers

Trial as the ultimate performance art – where human conflict, archetypes & universal truths provide the greatest theatre. From psychological techniques & mental hacks to embracing the stress & being a magnetic leader, Jennifer B. Gardner shares her most poignant courtroom experiences to help you conquer the gauntlet known as trial.

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.