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.
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.
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.
Do you know the most important questions to ask consumer bankruptcy clients? Carlos Cuevas & Frank Corigliano will analyze some of the most important aspects of the bankruptcy case, including: client intake, property of the estate and bankruptcy exemptions.
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.
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.
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.