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This program will provide the practitioner with an overview of an attorney's ethical obligations to the law firm and clients in the event that an attorney dies or becomes incapacitated.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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With roughly 1 in 4 attorneys experiencing some form of issue with substance abuse and/or depression, practicing law is a high risk profession. In this program, the former Director of the California State Bar Lawyer Assistant Program examines the problem and offers...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Health/Substance Abuse)
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Recent studies have shown a dramatic increase in impairment due to alcoholism, addiction and mental health disorders among attorneys. 1 out of 3 attorneys will likely have a need for substance use or mental health services. This program will address the issue and guide...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Health/Substance Abuse)
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21st century technology has shrunk the world. But a 19th century attorney regulation system still thinks that geography is destiny. With a focus on California, this program will teach viewers how to ethically conduct business across state lines and how to deal with the...
Credits IL0.75(Includes 0.75 Professional Responsibility)
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Working with witnesses presents a minefield of potential ethical issues for civil and criminal litigators. Identifying and addressing these can be tricky, but mishandling them can lead to consequences such as sanctions and an undesirable outcome of your case. In this...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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As an attorney, your presence on the internet presents a number of ethical complications. In this program, attorney Christina Lynn will dive into the ethics rules and how they are implicated with your interactions with people on the internet.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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Over time, the rigors of practicing law can impact a lawyer’s personal life and impact their professionalism. It is key for attorneys to identify behaviors affecting their practices and clients. This talk starts with a discussion on professional burnout affecting...
Credits IL0.75(Includes 0.75 Mental Health/Substance Abuse)
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Over time, the rigors of practicing law can impact a lawyer’s personal life and impact their professionalism. It is key for attorneys to identify behaviors affecting their practices and clients. This talk starts with a discussion on professional burnout affecting...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Health/Substance Abuse)
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With new technologies comes new ethical pitfalls for lawyers. In this must-see program, you'll learn how to maintain privilege and confidentiality with electronic communications, minimize the effects of inadvertent disclosures, ethically navigate cloud use and...
Credits IL0.75(Includes 0.75 Professional Responsibility)
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There are few things more disheartening than when you find out your client lied to you or the court. Using California’s ethics rules, this program will discuss various ways to avoid being put in that situation and what to do when it happens. The program also includes a...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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From discrimination, harassment, and implicit bias, there are a number of legal and ethical challenges arise in having a workforce that spans multiple generations. This program will help lawyers address these challenges and support a work environment that is inclusive,...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Diversity/Inclusion)
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Unconscious bias plays a role on how we organize and interpret the world. Such biases are often unavoidable, but their harmful effects can be minimized. This program will give attorneys the tools they need to understand their biases and behave more ethically and fairly...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Diversity/Inclusion)
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Representing bankruptcy clients often presents a number of ethical issues for the attorney/law firm. This program unravels the key ethical traps both consumer and business bankruptcy attorneys are likely to encounter.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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This program will explore the diversity and inclusion issues and the steps necessary to create an inclusive environment in the legal workplace, as well as the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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The LGBT movement has made significant leaps forward in recent times. Yet there is still work to be done to achieve LGBT civil rights in the workplace, even among law firms. With this program, you will learn to identify LGBT discrimination and gain valuable strategies...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Diversity/Inclusion)
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Bias is a human trait that exists in all people. In the courtroom, the ability to recognize your biases and the biases of your opponent can win or lose your case. This program will teach you how to think differntly about your interpretation of evidence and combat...
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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.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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Don't fall into one of the costly ethical traps attorneys often make. In this program, practitioners will learn to identify and avoid the four most common such mistakes, which include charging reasonable fees, failure to properly respond to questions, maintaining...
Credits IL0.75(Includes 0.75 Professional Responsibility)
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This program will explore the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law, including how the rules of professional conduct address these issues, and the common signs of substance abuse and mental health issues.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Health/Substance Abuse)
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Recent changes in the law have drastically expanded healthcare attorneys’ obligations under HIPAA. This program will guide those with access to "Protected Health Information" (PHI) through this new ethical morass, teaching them when it can be used, how to protect it,...
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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It's no secret that attorneys have high-stress occupations. Consequentially, alcoholism rates among lawyers are high. In this program, attorneys will learn skills to cope with stress and avoid behaviors that can be destructive to their careers and lives.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Health/Substance Abuse)
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There a number of ethical mistakes lawyers can make that can cause their clients to turn on them. This can cost an undue amount of stress, time, money, and even lead to a malpractice suit. This program will give attorneys the tools they need to avoid these traps by...
Credits IL0.75(Includes 0.75 Professional Responsibility)
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Drawing on California's new and proposed ethics rules, this presentation will help attorneys understand proper billing so that they can avoid violating their ethical obligations to clients.
Credits IL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professional Responsibility)
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This program will address these ethical issues that often coincide with the disorder and will help viewers understand the avenues for assistance for themselves or their colleagues.
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Substance abuse and mental health issues affect lawyers in the U.S. at a much greater rate than the general public. In this program, Laurie Besden, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of PA, highlights the issue by giving own personal account of the drug...
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