Sunday, June 25, 2017

July 14: Minneapolis - Representing Clients Before the Immigration Court #MCLE

This training and simulation will provide hands-on immigration court training to a small group of prospective pro bono attorneys emphasizing practice, procedure, and advocacy skills, in order to improve the level and quality of representation before the Immigration Court. The training consists of a morning workshop covering substance and procedure with a mocking hearing in the afternoon. Attorneys attending this training will be asked to take on a pro bono case within the next year.
Title:
Representing Clients Before the Immigration Court
When/Where:
Friday, July 14, 2017
9am - 4:30pm
Robins Kaplan LLP
800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 2800
Moot Courtroom
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Cost:
FREE
Credit:
6 standard CLE credits applied for
By:
The Advocates for Human Rights
More Information And Registration

Thursday, June 22, 2017

June 27: Combating Islamophobia and Addressing Bias in the Legal Profession #ethics #MCLE

This month's Legal Lunchbox is in partnership with WSBA Diversity. Join us first for a presentation by Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) American Muslim Empowerment Network (AMEN) Executive Director on Combating Islamophobia. A panel discussion with practicing attorneys will follow, addressing issues of bias and inclusion in the legal profession.
Title:
Combating Islamophobia and Addressing Bias in the Legal Profession
WSBA Legal Lunchbox Series
When/Where:
June 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:35 PM
Speakers:
  • Aneelah Afzali – Executive Director, MAPS American Muslim Empowerment Network, Redmond
  • Omar Nur – Nur Law, PLLC, Everett
  • Natasha El-Sergany – Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Seattle
  • Moderator: Rajeev Majmuder – Governor, Dist 2, Washington State Bar Association; Law Office of Roger L. Ellingson PS, Blaine
By:
WSBA Legal Lunchbox Series
Credits:

  • Ethics: 0.75
  • Other: 0.75

Cost:
Free to all WSBA members.
More Information and Registration

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 22: Webcast - Sleep Disorders

On June 22, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with neurology expert Dr. Lev Grinman, will present a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Sleep Disorders, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Dr. Grinman will discuss:
  • Common sleep disorders
  • Symptoms and unusual behaviors of sleep disorders
  • How to screen and test for sleep disorders
  • Medications and sleep disorders
  • Legal implications of sleep disorders
    Title:
    Sleep Disorders
    When/Where:
    June 22, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    WEBCAST - REGISTER NOW!
    Speaker:
    Dr. Lev Grinman is the chief medical officer of Medsurant Holdings, LLC which is currently the 3rd largest provider of IONM services nationally. He has monitored over 5,000 IONM cases during his career. Dr. Grinman is a clinical instructor of neurology at Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Grinman is board certified in neurology and sleep medicine.
    Credit:
    This webinar is approved for CLE credit in California, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin,
    By:
    The TASA Group, Inc.
    Cost:
    Free.
    MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION




    Monday, June 19, 2017

    June: Avoiding the Million Dollar Comma: The Use of Forms in Legal Drafting #MCLE

    The use of forms in drafting legal documents is just one way to increase efficiency and work product quality while at the same time mitigating some of the risk associated with each document. Explore source, types and benefits of forms, find appropriate motion templates, using a form bank.

    Title:
    Avoiding the Million Dollar Comma: The Use of Forms in Legal Drafting
    When/Where:
    Webcast on multiple dates:
    Also: July
    August
    By:
    LexisNexis
    Credit:
    Most states that allow online credits.





    Sunday, June 18, 2017

    July 7: Chicago - Fourteenth Annual Supreme Court Term in Review


    Title:
    Fourteenth Annual Supreme Court Term in Review
    When/Where:
    July 7, 2017
    12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
    Mayer Brown LLP
    71 S. Wacker Drive
    33rd floor
    Chicago, IL 60606
    RSVP + ID Required to enter building
    Speakers:
    • Susan Bandes - Centennial Distinguished Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law
    • Colleen Connell -  Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois; Member, Board of Advisors, ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter
    • Steven D. Schwinn - Associate Professor, The John Marshall Law School; Member, Board of Advisors, ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter
    • Michael A. Scodro - Partner, Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Group, Mayer Brown LLP
    • Moderated by: Steve Sanders - Associate Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

    Credit:
    1.25 hours of free CLE credit is pending.

    Cost:
    Admission is free, but space is limited.
    By:

    • ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter
    • Public Interest Law Initiative
    • American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois
    • Mayer Brown LLP:

    More Information And RSVP




    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    June: Following, Friending and Pinning: The Intersection of Social Media and Evidentiary Principles #MCLE

    According to the Pew Research Center, 73% of online adults use at least one social media platform. That number grows daily. Learn how to apply evidentiary principles to this medium, discover and build sound strategies to uncover sources and results on an electronic legal research platform and stay up to date on the trends in social media as well as the social media activities of key players in cases as well as gain an understanding of how social media has taken such an important role in society
    Title:
    Following, Friending and Pinning: The Intersection of Social Media and Evidentiary Principles
    When/Where:
    Multiple programs throughout June 2017:
    Also - July:
    August:
    By:
    LexisNexis
    Credit:
    1 credit in most jurisdictions
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    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    June 15: Webcast - Legal Services at Stand Downs

    This panel will discuss a variety of legal topics relevant to working with veterans experiencing homelessness. Topics will include how to address criminal and civil legal matters and child support issues on-site at Stand Down. Panelists will also discuss how to develop initiatives to provide legal services in rural areas.
    Title:
    Legal Services at Stand Downs
    When/Where:
    Thursday, Jun 15, 2017
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
    Webcast - Register Now!
    Speakers:
    • Steve Binder, San Diego Public Defender
    • Sara Sommarstrom, Vetlaw Director of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans.
    By:
    Credit:
    The announcement does not address whether another has applied for CLE credit for this event. Consult your CLE Accreditation authority.
    More Information And Registration

    June 27: Webcast - Parameters to Determine Proper Use of Force

    On June 27, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with law enforcement and safety expert Timothy Dimoff, will present a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Parameters to Determine Proper Use of Force, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Tim Dimoff will discuss:
    • Use of force policy
    • Reasons
    • Factors for consideration
    • Levels of resistance
    • Rules.

    Title:
    Parameters to Determine Proper Use of Force
    When/Where:
    June 27, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    WEBCAST - REGISTER NOW!
    Speaker:
    Tim Dimoff is the founder and president of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc. which is considered one of the nation’s leading authorities in high-risk workplace and human resource issues, security, vulnerability assessment and crime. He is known as a speaker, trainer, investigator and author and has appeared on national radio and television shows and major newspapers. Tim is a nationally recognized expert on violent behavior and criminal investigation and has provided crime commentary and profiling analysis and has appeared on shows such as MSNBC, CNN and Court TV. His expertise includes high risk and security issues, human resource issues, corporate investigations, liability issues from hiring to firing, drugs and substance abuse, identity theft, law enforcement procedures, and victim justice.
    Credit:
    This webinar is approved for general CLE credit in Florida, Illinois, Ohio,FL, IL and OH, and ethics credit in California, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania
    By:
    The TASA Group, Inc.
    Cost:
    Free.
    MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION



    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    June 28: Dechert-y!: The #Ethics Gameshow

    Show your ethics (and office pride) in this interactive game show competition that takes a deep dive into a host of ethical issues confronted in daily practice. Think you know it all? Then bet it all on the Daily Double. But whatever you do, don't forget to answer in the form of a question.
     
    Title:
    Dechert-y!: The Ethics Gameshow
    When/Where:
    June 28, 2017
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Live Location: Philadelphia, PA
    Videoconference Locations:

    • Boston, MA 
    • Charlotte, NC 
    • Los Angeles, CA 
    • Mountain View, CA 
    • New York, NY 
    • Princeton, NJ 
    • San Francisco, CA 
    • Washington, D.C. 
    Speakers:
    • Jeffrey R. Boles, Ph.D.
    • Shriram Harid
    • Sheku Sheikholeslami
    By:
    Dechert
    Credit:
    CLE credit is pending in CA, CT, IL, NC, NJ, NY, PA and TX.
    Cost:
    No charge
    More Information And Registration

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    June 15: San Francisco - Attorney Action Club Public Speaking Presentation #MCLE

    In this presentation, Tina D'Elia will discuss:
    • Introductions
    • Stretch/Warm ups - Physical and vocal
    • Ground - The Alexander technique, stretch and smize
    Title:
    Attorney Action Club Public Speaking Presentation 
    Where/When:
    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    12:00pm - 1:30pm (PST)
    U.S. Bank, One California Street, 20th Floor
    San Francisco, CA
    Sign in at the front desk on the ground floor and go to 20th Floor
    Speaker:
    Tina D’Elia, Owner/Founder of Tina D’Elia Consulting, is a Performance Coach, Public Speaking Trainer, Casting Director, and Professional Actor (She is a member of SAG-AFTRA) in the Bay Area. Tina D'Elia Consulting provides one on-one performance coaching for professionals who want to feel more comfortable, confident, and authentic public speaking and presents public speaking workshops to a variety of groups. Most recently Tina D’Elia Consulting provided a presentation for California Minority Council Program to their attorney’s. Tina utilizes various acting techniques with clients to help them feel more centered in preparation for public speaking whether speaking live, on camera, or voice-over/radio.
    Tina has provided public speaking trainings and acting workshops in the Bay Area and Northern California. Her clients range from law firms, law schools, webcasting companies, non-profit organizations, and community groups.
    Credit:
    This Presentation may Qualify for 1 units of California Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
    More Information And Registration

    June 9: Web - Working the web: Delivering legal services online #MCLE

    E-commerce has exploded over the last 15 years, and this trend is finally finding its way to the law. This webinar is designed to help lawyers and law firms understand the primary ethics issues that may arise when selling or delivering legal services online. Attorneys who attend this webinar can expect to learn:

    Online advertising and fee-splitting: A review of the first amendment considerations and limitations surrounding online referrals.
    The ethics of online Q&A: How does answering questions online from people who may be out-of-state mesh with state-based practice limitations?
    Online “deals” and unbundled services: To what extent do online deals or other unbundled offers implicate ethics rules around advertising, trust accounts, excessive fees, conflicts and the duty of competence?
    Technology & security: What special considerations around technology and cloud-based applications are in play when serving clients online?
    Title:
    Working the web: Delivering legal services online
    When/Where:
    June 9, 2017
    11am PT / 2pm ET
    Webcast - Register Now!
    Speaker:
    Josh King
    By:
    Avvo.com
    Credit:
    1hr Ethics CLE in CA, FL, IL, NV, PA, TX, OH, WA and NY
    Cost:
    Free. Pre-registration required.
    More Information And Registration

    Monday, June 5, 2017

    June: Answering the Call: Overcoming Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession #MCLE

    In this course, you will examine the characteristics of the legal profession that make attorneys so much more susceptible to substance abuse as well as review the wildly disproportionate disciplinary records.
    During our session we will cover:
    • Substance Abuse Prevalence in Legal Profession 
    • Consequences of Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession
    • A Personal Story of Addiction
    • Signs of Substance Abuse and Strategies Uses to Hide Addiction Problems in the Legal Profession.
    Title:
    Answering the Call: Overcoming Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession
    When/Where:
    This webcast is scheduled multiple times - register now!
    Also: July
    By:
    LexisNexis
    Credit:
    Most states that allow online credits.


    Friday, June 2, 2017

    June: When It Doesn’t Stay in Vegas: A Lawyer’s Guide to Workplace Social Media Policies

    These days when employees want to complain about their boss or employer, they post it in social media outlets such as Facebook® or Twitter®. So what’s an employer to do? Employers must recognize that social media has changed the labor and employment landscape forever, and they must draft policies that will pass muster with the National Labor Relations Board. In this CLE, we’ll explore social media and discuss connectivity between employees, the role of the NLRB and social media policy language.
    Title:
    When It Doesn’t Stay in Vegas: A Lawyer’s Guide to Workplace Social Media Policies
    When/Where:
    This webcast is scheduled multiple times - register now!
    Also - In July:
    By:
    LexisNexis
    Credit:
    Most states that allow online credits.

    June: Silence of All Virtues: Attorney-Client Privilege and Confidentiality in the Digital Age

    In the fast paced, high information era in which we live, how do you maintain client confidentiality and privilege while still meeting the demands of the client? In this course we will cover the importance of protecting client confidences, understanding electronic media, finding ethical solutions to inadvertent disclosures, ethical implications of using cloud storage and navigating the ethical minefields of social media as legal professionals.
    Title:
    Silence of All Virtues: Attorney-Client Privilege and Confidentiality in the Digital Age

    When/Where:
    Multiple webcasts in June 2017:
    By: LexisNexis
    Credit: Ethics: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington (LN applies only if a WA Attorney attends), West Virginia, Wisconsin (pending).

    August 4: Web - Following, Friending and Pinning: The Intersection of Social Media and Evidentiary Principles

    According to the Pew Research Center, 73% of online adults use at least one social media platform. That number grows daily. Learn how to apply evidentiary principles to this medium, discover and build sound strategies to uncover sources and results on an electronic legal research platform and stay up to date on the trends in social media as well as the social media activities of key players in cases as well as gain an understanding of how social media has taken such an important role in society
    Title:
    Following, Friending and Pinning: The Intersection of Social Media and Evidentiary Principles
    When/Where:
    Webcast:
    August:
    By:
    LexisNexis
    Credit:
    1 credit in most jurisdictions

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    August: Avoiding the Million Dollar Comma: The Use of Forms in Legal Drafting

    The use of forms in drafting legal documents is just one way to increase efficiency and work product quality while at the same time mitigating some of the risk associated with each document. Explore source, types and benefits of forms, find appropriate motion templates, using a form bank.

    Title:
    Avoiding the Million Dollar Comma: The Use of Forms in Legal Drafting
    When/Where:
    Webcast on multiple dates in August 2017:
    By:
    LexisNexis
    Credit:
    Most states that allow online credits.



    December 6: Webcast - Best Practices in Patent Illustration

    This webinar demonstrates proven techniques that improve figure clarity and generate top quality first drafts that reduce office actions. Topics Covered:
    • Techniques that reduce examiners' confusions and improve figure clarity
    • Best practices for working with inventors and vendors
    • Quality control - what details are examiners looking for in your illustrations
    • How can you help your vendor complete the drawings in one draft instead of three?
    • Lines, shading, text and fills for Utility and Design patents
    • Samples and examples throughout the webinar
    Attorneys, patent agents and paralegals will find these webinars very useful and are able to manage their patent prosecution in a more efficient and effective manner.
    Title:
    Best Practices in Patent Illustration
    When/Where:
    December 6, 2017 - 12 PM EST
    Webcast
    Speaker:
    Hal Pieroway - Coming from industrial and product design domains, our presenter bring a wealth of knowledge from more than 10 years of experience working with intellectual property professionals: from top IP and AmLaw firms to individual inventors. Hal has been conducting webinars focusing on these critical areas over the last few years specializing in utility and industrial designs.
    By:
    LegalAdvantage
    Cost:
    Free
    Credit:
    CA, ME, MS, OH, WA, WV
    More Information and Register Now