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This program takes a different approach than the typical bankruptcy law course, focusing less on substantive law and more on the implementation of consumer bankruptcy law and how to deal with the real-world situations that your clients will bring you.
Credits VT1.12
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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...
Credits VT1.00(Includes 1.00 Ethics)
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Human trafficking is one of the biggest challenges in criminal law, international law, and human rights in the United States today. San Diego has risen as the national leader in combating the problem. This program covers the issue of trafficking and outlines the efforts...
Credits VT1.00
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A contested adoption can have enormous consequences on all the parties involved in the adoption process as well as the child who is subject to adoption.In this program, adoption attorney Colleen Quinn discusses the causes and consequences of contested adoptions, using...
Credits VT1.25
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Studies have shown that a well-written motion has a significantly greater chance at success even apart from the merits of the case. Part 1 of this course focuses on the art of drafting and legal writing in order to make briefs more persuasive for judges and law clerks.
Credits VT1.57
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Board of director behavior has been under increased scrutiny in recent years. Attorneys advising corporations need a thorough understanding the duties and legal obligations of the board. This program covers real life examples of legal quandaries faced by the board, and...
Credits VT1.03
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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 VT1.17(Includes 1.17 Ethics)
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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 VT1.08(Includes 1.08 Ethics)
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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 VT1.03(Includes 1.03 Ethics)
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With this course, attorneys involved in immigration defense cases will gain an understanding of the mental health and evaluation issues for immigration clients who may require competency evaluations. These clients may already be in proceedings or may be held in an ICE...
Credits VT1.00
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Hate crimes are generally defined as criminal offenses motivated by an offender's bias due to a victim's membership of a class such as race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. In this course, the Director of the Stop Hate Project provides a broad overview of hate...
Credits VT1.00
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Borderline Personality Disorder is among the least understood, and yet perhaps the most important mental health issues for criminal defense lawyers. In this course, attorney and forensic expert Mark Silver delves into criminal mitigation strategies for the client...
Credits VT1.00
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There are a number of ways in fraudulently altered documents are used in elder abuse cases. This presentation looks at real case examples of this, giving elder law attorneys the tools they need to evaluate possible fraud when confronted with such a case.
Credits VT1.00
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The Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 is hopelessly complex and loaded with traps, completely changing the role of attorneys handling bankruptcy and divorce cases. This program will teach you how to navigate this tricky piece of legislation without...
Credits VT0.75
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The case of the West Memphis Three is one of the most high-profile criminal cases of the past two decades. Join Dennis Riorden and Donald Horgan as they discuss the dubious circumstances of the conviction and reveal how they managed to secure the release of the...
Credits VT1.25
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This course provides an overview of criminal mitigation to criminal defense lawyers, and reviews various humanizing processes that a criminal law attorney can utilize to better advocate for his or her client. Both experienced and novice lawyers will gain important...
Credits VT1.00
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This 1-hour ethics program covers key ethical issues all litigators should be familiar with, including ethics in e-discovery; online investigations of parties, witnesses, and jurors; and ethics in settlement negotiations.
Credits VT1.00(Includes 1.00 Ethics)
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As human beings, our everyday decision-making is unavoidably affected by implicit biases and stereotypes. However, as attorneys, it is imperative that we understand these biases and take steps to ensure they do not have unfair or harmful consequences.
Credits VT1.08(Includes 1.08 Ethics)
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As most labor and employment law attorneys know, many of the issues affecting their clients are in flux. This program summarizes the key employment law cases handed down recently by federal circuit courts. Many of the cases discussed are certworthy, with most of the...
Credits VT1.45
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Any attorney with a general practice is likely to encounter numerous intellectual property issues of varying complexity throughout their career. In this program, IP attorney Eric Hanscom has assembled a group of attorneys practicing in different areas for a round table...
Credits VT1.10
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International Adoption is, relatively speaking, a recent phenomenon. This growing area of the law is certainly one of the more complex matters handled by family attorneys. Join Jessica Maher as she covers this complex process, including both Hague Convention and...
Credits VT1.00
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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...
Credits VT1.02(Includes 1.02 Ethics)
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This webinar is designed to help lawyers and law firms understand the professional ethics rules and other state bar regulations governing the use of social media, with an emphasis on the first amendment constraints and specific examples of the use (and misuse) of social...
Credits VT0.75(Includes 0.75 Ethics)
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Get an update on some common ethical traps facing litigators and in-house counsel. Presentations include: The Convergence of Ethics and Bad Faith; Ethical Morasses Facing In-House Counsel Managing Litigation; Disqualification of Trial Counsel; and How to Keep Your Head...
Credits VT1.25(Includes 1.25 Ethics)
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A legal case can present a myriad of complex medical issues. In this unique CLE program, litigator and former Registered Nurse, Susan Ramsey, demystifies these issues, covering the basic concepts of Medical Malpractice and providing helpful tips on evaluating medical.
Credits VT1.25
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