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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 WA1.00(Includes 1.00 Ethics)
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When the attorney-client relationship goes bad, you have to know how to end it the right way. This program will examine the rules on withdrawal in California, including securing court permission, avoiding foreseeable prejudice, and fulfilling your duties on fees and...
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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 WA1.00(Includes 1.00 Ethics)
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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...
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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 WA0.75(Includes 0.75 Ethics)
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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 WA1.25(Includes 1.25 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 WA1.00(Includes 1.00 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...
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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 WA1.00(Includes 1.00 Ethics)
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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.
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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.
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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 WA1.00(Includes 1.00 Ethics)
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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.
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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.
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This program will inform lawyers of the evolving ethical issues that they need to be prepared for while practicing during the global pandemic as well as other natural disasters.
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In this fast-paced, entertaining presentation, you will learn the ethical do’s and don’t’s for the most common ways lawyers market their practices.
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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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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...
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This program will inform attorneys on how a harmful "bro culture" can be recognized in their workplace, and give practical instruction on how to break down these types of barriers if they exist.
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Women in law still struggle to overcome gender bias and catch up with their male counterparts with respect to institutional leadership and economic power. This program addresses such biases head-on, and providers a number of valuable strategies for helping women achieve...
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This program will address the ethics rules governing multijurisdictional practice so that you can determine when you can practice in other lawyers can confidently serve clients across jurisdictions without violating their ethical duties.
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This program covers the ethical issues unique to representing cannabis clients and how to comply with ABA model rules and state ethics rules variations when confronted with these issues.
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This course provides the tools needed to navigate the myriad ethical quandaries inherent to representing start-up clients.
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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...
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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,...
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