A Special Needs Trust (SNT) allows for a disabled person to maintain his or her eligibility for public assistance benefits, despite having assets that would otherwise make the person ineligible for those benefits. These types of trusts are a vital component of estate plans when clients have beneficiaries with disabilities.
How often does opposing counsel take cases to trial? What is your judge’s summary judgement record? How can analytics help you write more persuasive motions? How can legal information make you a better lawyer? Attorney Nicole Clark will show you how legal research, data & analytics can help you win your cases in state trial court.
Attorneys and legal professionals must be proactive – not reactive. We now have an ethical responsibility to be competent with technology which includes safeguarding confidential & protected information like PII.
From bad IDs to people telling lies, Justin provides the main reasons that people are wrongfully convicted and he offers detailed accounts of the cases he has worked on. The main CLE topics: bad lawyering, differences in police work in the city vs. the country, you come home & find your partner dead, false confessions, junk science, Shaken Baby Syndrome, you have or care for a sick child, the jury is blinded by junk science, bad information from informants, and you are poor and/or a person of color.
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.
If you are a California attorney and your last name starts with the letters A-G – then your MCLE compliance is due February, 1, 2022! Yes, that’s right, it’s the end of your three year CA MCLE compliance cycle.. AGAIN!!
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.
Louisiana attorneys must complete 12.5 LA MCLE hours by December 31. The LA MCLE Rules allow Louisiana attorneys to complete up to 4 hours of online and downloadable CLE courses
While we practice in an adversarial legal system, attorneys are still under a duty to conduct themselves in a civil and professional manner. This CLE course will analyze the ethical rules mandating civilized & professional behavior, provide case examples of unprofessional behavior and present some of the unintended consequences of uncivilized behavior.
A professional Trustee and Executor, Marguerite Lorenz bases this CLE presentation on the life cycle of an estate plan and suggests ways for you to establish and maintain lasting relationships with your estate planning clients.