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.
Electronic discovery can be an ethical landmine. This give attorneys the tips and tools they need to engage in effective e-discovery while avoiding the ethical landmines that could sink their case and lead to court-imposed disciplinary actions.
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...
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.
The immigration law Form I-846 Affidavit of Support creates a potentially lifelong spousal support obligation. This presentations delves into this often overlooked contractual obligation and gives attorneys serving eligible immigrant clients the tools they need to...
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.
Did you know that there is a new law California that allows diversion in some criminal cases if a defendant suffers from a mental disorder?
This program will discuss how this new law works, and how it may play out in the court system.
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.
In the craft brew industry, there are a number of key nuances that parties need to consider before a distribution contract is ever signed. In this program, craft beer attorney Candace Moon discusses the terms that should be considered in a beer distribution contract...
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.
Requirements: 15 hours each year, including 3 hours of legal ethics and/or professional responsibility.
* In response to COVID-19 The State Bar of Texas has granted automatic 60 Day extensions the following automatic extensions for attorneys with March, April, or May 2020 compliance deadlines, and an automatic 60 day extension for attorneys who missed their January or February 2020 compliance deadlines.