Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March 31: Web - Tackling the Challenges of Professionalism

Our experts in the area of professionalism will touch on several areas of ethical and professional conduct for practicing attorneys: courthouse decorum, inadvertent disclosure of electronic information and civility matters. Join us for an interactive session, including discussion of hypothetical situations presenting challenges related to ethics and general practice.
Registration for the March installment of the Legal Lunchbox Series will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30th.
Title:
Legal Lunchbox Series: Tackling the Challenges of Professionalism
WSBA Legal Lunchbox Series
When/Where:
March 31, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
11:30 a.m. Webcast Check in Opens
(It is a good idea to check in early, in case of technical issues)
12:00 p.m. Webcast Begins
1:30 p.m. Adjourn
Webcast
Speakers:

  • Alexis Foster - Kitsap County Prosecutor, Port Orchard
  • Timothy Jaasko-Fisher - Robert's Fund, Seattle
  • James Yand - Miller, Nash, Graham & Dunn, Seattle

By:
WSBA
Credits:
CLE Credits: Ethics: 0.75, General: 0.75
Cost:
Free to all WSBA members.
More Information and Registration

April 15: Chicago - Anti-Semitism Here and Around the World #MCLE


This class is free of charge but registration is required. No one will be admitted at the door. Seating is limited so register now!
Title:
Anti-Semitism Here and Around the World
When/Where:
Wednesday April 15, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM CDT
Seyfarth Shaw
131 S Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60603
Speakers:

  • Eric Fusfield, Deputy Director for Human Rights and Public Policy & Director of Legislative Affairs for B’nai B’rith International

  • Decalogue Society of Lawyers

    "Justice, Justice shalt thou pursue"

  • Kenneth L. Marcus, President and General Counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law

By:


Credit:
1.5 Hours General MCLE Credit
Cost:
Free
More:
http://www.decaloguesociety.org/Pages/LegalEducation.aspx

Sunday, March 1, 2015

April 2: Cleveland - Can Jurors Understand the Mental State Categories Employed in the Criminal Law?

Kenneth W. Simons
Title:
Can Jurors Understand the Mental State Categories Employed in the Criminal Law?
When/Where:
Thursday, April 2, 2015
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Moot Courtroom (A59)
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
11075 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-7148
Speaker:
Kenneth W. Simons is Professor of Law and the Honorable Frank R. Kenison Distinguished Scholar in Law at Boston University School of Law, where he has taught Criminal Law, Torts, Constitutional Law, and seminars on the Law and Ethics of War, the Philosophy of Punishment, and the Idea of Equality. He is currently co-Reporter of the Restatement Third of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons. He is a leading scholar on the topic of assumption of risk in tort law, and has published an influential series of articles on the nature and role of mental states in criminal law, tort, and constitutional law. He also has written widely on bias crimes, contributory negligence, corrective justice, the logic of egalitarian norms, mistake and impossibility in criminal law, negligence as a moral and legal concept, and strict liability.
By:
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Credit:
1 free pending
Cost:
Free and open to the public.
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March 17: Philadelphia - How to Select and Prepare Expert Witnesses

This program will answer:
  • When are experts needed?
  • What type of experts are available?
  • How to locate, choose and contact appropriate experts
  • Drafting of written retention agreements for experts
  • Working with your expert on a draft and final report
  • How to properly prepare for an expert deposition including literature reviews, publication reviews, online sources available for background on the expert
  • Actual questions to be used to accomplish specific goals at the deposition
Title:
How to Select and Prepare Expert Witnesses
When/Where:
March 17, 2015
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Philadelphia (live)
New York (via video conference)
Speakers:
  • Joseph K. Hetrick
  • Debra D. O'Gorman
By:
Dechert
Credit:
CLE credit is pending in CA, NJ, NY and PA
Cost:
No charge

April 1: Chicago - Perceptions of Justice in Black & White #MCLE


Decalogue Society of Lawyers

"Justice, Justice shalt thou pursue"

Preregistration required; seats are limited.
Title:
Perceptions of Justice in Black & White
When/Where:
Wednesday April 1, 2015
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM CDT
Scharf, Banks, Marmour LLC
333 W Wacker
Chicago, IL 60606
Speaker:
Justice Michael B. Hyman
By:
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Credit:
1 Hour CLE credit
Cost:
Free
More:
http://www.decaloguesociety.org/Pages/LegalEducation.aspx

March 25: Stillwater, MN - You Can Run But You Can't Hide: The Use of Mobile Phone Evidence in Civil and Criminal Litigation

The Washington County Law Library is pleased to present the following Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs free of charge. These programs are presented in coordination with the Washington County Bar Association, but membership in the Association is not required for attendance.
Title:
You Can Run But You Can't Hide: The Use of Mobile Phone Evidence in Civil and Criminal Litigation
When/Where:
March 25, 2015
Noon-1:00 p.m.
Room LL14
Washington County Government Center
14949 62nd St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Speaker:
John J. Carney, Esq., Chief Technology Officer of Carney Forensics.
By:
Washington County Law Library
Credit:
One Standard CLE Credit will be applied for.
Cost:
Free!
More:
http://www.co.washington.mn.us/index.aspx?NID=1059

March 11: Portland, OR - A President Of the People, By the People and For the People: The National Popular Vote Plan for Electing the President #MCLE #voting

Dr. John R. Koza
Chairman
National Popular Vote
The National Popular Vote bill would guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The bill has been enacted by 11 jurisdictions possessing 165 electoral votes—61% of the 270 electoral votes necessary to activate it, including four small jurisdictions (RI, VT, HI, DC), three medium-size states (MD, MA, WA), and four big states (NJ, IL, NY, CA). The bill has passed a total of 33 legislative chambers in 22 states—most recently by a bipartisan 28–18 vote in the Oklahoma Senate, a 57–4 vote in New York Senate, and a 102–33 vote in NY Assembly.
Please join us for a debate on a national popular vote plan for electing the President. For more information on the National Popular Vote plan click here.
There is no charge for this event, but seating is limited. RSVPs are required.
Title:

A President Of the People, By the People and For the People: The National Popular Vote Plan for Electing the President
Trent England
Vice President for
Strategic Initiatives

Oklahoma Council
of Public Affairs
When/Where:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Hotel Monaco - Red Star Room
503 SW Alder
Portland, OR
Speakers:

  • Dr. John R. Koza, Chairman, National Popular Vote
  • Trent England, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

By:
Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society
Credit:
MCLE credit of 1.5 hours is pending.
Cost:
Free
More Information And Registration

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Ohio (Multiple Dates): How To Close On Time

Title:
How To Close On Time
When/Where:
10:45 am on the following dates and places.
  • April 1: Cuyahoga Falls
  • April 6: Mayfield Village
  • April 8: Independence
  • April 9: Strongsville
  • April 22: Mentor
  • April 29: Westlake
Speaker:
Khash Saghafi is an instructor in the banking and mortgage industry.
By:
Continuing Educational Services provides seminars through Ohio geared towards the economy and real estate with a special focus on mortgage lending.
Credit:
Approved for 2.0 credits by the Ohio Supreme Court.
Cost:
Free
More Information And Registration

Friday, February 27, 2015

April 2: Webcast - Social Media #Ethics for Lawyers

As lawyers expand their involvement in social media, they need to be aware of emerging ethical violations that may result from their online activities. As a lawyer and the author of The Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media and two more books on social media and the law, John Browning has spent a great deal of time examining this issue and will offer some valuable insight into emerging issues. Sally Field is an attorney of more than 30 years and has spoken on numerous ethics topics over the years. She will offer attendees perspective on how the Model Rules of Professional Conduct translate to social media.
Title:
Social Media Ethics for Lawyers
When/Where:
April 2, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM-1:05 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:05 Eastern Time and 10:00AM Pacific Time
Preregister Now!
Speaker:
  • John Browning, J.D.
  • Sally Field, J.D. 
CLE credit:
  • AL, AR, CA, MS, ME,  MO, NJ, NV, TX,
  • CLE credit is being applied for in multiple additional states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.
By:
Attorney Protective
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Webcast - Best Practices in Prior Art Searching Life Sciences

Title:
Best Practices in Prior Art Searching Life Sciences
When/Where:
March 13, 2015
12:00 PM Eastern
Webcast - Register Now!
This program runs monthly
Description:
Examine the tools that maximize search efforts and walk-through successful processes on extracting relevant data from search results
Search Strategies Examined:

  • Active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulations 
  • Biotech- sequence searching, methods and apparatus
  • Medical Devices- mechanical and electrical engineering 
  • Industrial and consumer chemistry 
  • Food chemistry and nutraceuticals 
  • Business and Database methods.
Topics Covered:
  • Search Types: What kinds of prior art searches are there?
  • Search Strategies: A guide to conducting a good search
  • Databases: Patent vs. non-patent, free vs. subscription, as well as which databases specialize in particular subject areas, along with their pros, cons and features
Speakers:
Feroze Ali & Jeffrey Sobek. Coming from varied technical and management backgrounds, they also bring a wealth of knowledge from more than 40 years of combined experience working with IP professionals from top IP and AmLaw firms to individual inventors.
Legal Advantage has conducted over 3,000 combined searches, with a cross section of experience of searching for patent and non-patent literature in databases mirrored with extensive on-site search experience at the USPTO.
By:
Legal Advantage.
Credit:
1 Hour in FL, TX, WA; some other states may allow credit on self-application.
By:
Legal Advantage.
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