Are you part of a solo or small law firm, or thinking about starting one? This program will address the key issues related t operating a small or solo law practice and give viewers tools on how to succeed on a budget
Are you part of a solo or small law firm, or thinking about starting one? This program will address the key issues related to formation and operation of a small or solo law practice and give viewers a wealth of tips on how to succeed.
Employment clauses that require class action arbitration has been a hotbed issue and has split the courts. This course will cover the latest developments on this issue from the Supreme Court decision in Lamps Plus Inc., v. Varela.
This program provides a general overview of Animal law as a focus for law practitioners in the United States, and updates lawyers on the recent legal trends coming from the leader in animal rights, California
Bias in litigation is a prevalent problem. The ability to recognize your biases and the biases of your opponent can affect the outcome of your case. This program will help you overcome yours and make you a better litigator.
In the last part of this 3-part series, the instructor will teach you how to use some of the more than 200 consumer protection laws to flank the credit reporting agencies, creditors, collection agencies, and other data furnishers.
In the second part of this 3-part series, the presenter will give in-depth instruction on how to use counsel clients on improving personal and business credit through the use of consumer protection and business entity laws.
Clients often look to their attorneys to help protect their credit, obtain credit, and grow their financial and business well-being. In the first part of this 3-part series, viewers will get an overview of credit issues faced by clients and how attorneys can address...
Probate attorneys sometimes encounter probate documents that are possibly fraudulent. This presentation uses case studies to identify methods that have been used to attempt to fraudulently take a decedent's property.
In this program, a panel of intellectual property attorneys dissect trade dress law. Viewers will learn what trade dress is, how rights are created, how to register trade dress, and how rights can be enforced against third parties.
There are a number of ethical landmines to consider before making statements to the media. In this program, you'll learn about what you can do to communicate with the media in an effective and ethical manner.
Convincing a judge to agree with your position can be a tricky task. This program will teach you how to advocate for your client before a judge using effective and concise written and oral argument techniques.
This seminar uses case studies to illustrate methods of handwriting authentication. Cases include the Zodiac Killer and the 2018 Zahau v. Shacknai case that resolved whether Rebecca Zahau was murdered or committed suicide at the Spreckels Mansion on Coronado Island.
The legal landscape surrounding non-compete/non-solicitation is constantly evolving in the US. In this program, employment lawyer Bob Fitzpatrick covers recent case law developments surrounding these agreements.
This seminar will prepare you to intelligently advise clients regarding the first stages of a criminal case. Having a practical working knowledge of preliminary criminal procedure will provide an excellent framework for these discussions.
With the rise of craft breweries opening at an average of two new breweries a week here in California, so do the legal issues that encompass opening these breweries. Join Candace L. Moon, Esq. of The Craft Beer Attorney as she covers the key issues involved in...
How are people wrongfully convicted? Why would someone plead guilty to a crime they did not commit? What are the common issues that cause wrongful convictions? The program will answer these questions through real life cases of wrongful convictions which were...
In today’s world, lawyers face various ethics issues relating to cybersecurity and data security. This program covers the ethical issues and best practices for lawyers advising in-house clients with respect to data security issues.
The separation of families attempting to immigrate into the United States has been a controversial topic. This course will cover the federal class action lawsuit filed by the ACLU to stop family separation and require the immediate reunification of separated children...
A criminal conviction can end a military career. This course will identify which convictions require mandatory processing, which convictions can lead to processing, and which conviction are not necessarily career-enders.
Criminal presentence investigation reports (PSI) are often incomplete, misleading, or otherwise inadequately prepared, and thus is not effective for mitigation purposes. This program takes in in-depth look at the common issues with PSIs and gives criminal defense...
Requirements: 3 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) annually. At least once every three years one hour of ethics or professional responsibility must be completed. This credit counts toward the CLE requirement.