Tuesday, May 23, 2017

July 20: How to Bill Without Getting Burned #MCLE

Your firm’s billing practices can be the source of great frustration for your clients and could land you
in front of a disciplinary board. On the other hand, the right billing practices can reinforce the value
of your services to your clients and spur more business. Your approach can make all the difference.
Join speakers Erin McCartney, J.D., and Richards Ford, J.D., to learn about ethical pitfalls to avoid and how to bill without getting burned.
Title:
How to Bill Without Getting Burned
When/Where:
Thursday, July 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Webcast - Register Now!
Speakers:
  • Erin McCartney, J.D., 
  • Richards Ford, J.D.
CLE credit:
Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ and this webinar will qualify for 1 CLE credit in those states. CLE credit has been applied for and pending approval for 1 CLE (Ethics) credit in most states.
By:
Attorney Protective
More Information And Registration

Monday, May 22, 2017

May 2017: When It Doesn’t Stay in Vegas: A Lawyer’s Guide to Workplace Social Media Policies #MCLE

These days when employees want to complain about their boss or employer, they post it in social media outlets such as Facebook® or Twitter®. So what’s an employer to do? Employers must recognize that social media has changed the labor and employment landscape forever, and they must draft policies that will pass muster with the National Labor Relations Board. In this CLE, we’ll explore social media and discuss connectivity between employees, the role of the NLRB and social media policy language.
Title:
When It Doesn’t Stay in Vegas: A Lawyer’s Guide to Workplace Social Media Policies
When/Where:
This webcast is scheduled multiple times - register now!


By:
LexisNexis
Credit:
Most states that allow online credits.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May 2017: Web - Blowing Smoke: Managing New Risks in the Workplace

The National Institute of Drug Abuse puts the cost of substance abuse to our nation at $600 billion in terms of crime, lost work productivity and health care. With workplace drug and alcohol testing laws and regulations changing constantly, discover the history and background of drugs and the workplace, medical marijuana and a drug free workplace, establishing impairment levels and workplace challenges.
Title:
Blowing Smoke: Managing New Risks in the Workplace


When/Where:
This webcast is scheduled multiple times - register now!
By:
LexisNexis
Credit:
Most states that allow online credits.

Friday, May 19, 2017

June 6: San Diego - Mass Incarceration Machine #MCLE

The ACS San Diego Lawyer Chapter is co-hosting a panel discussion with sponsor, Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association, examining how police stops can impact members of poor and nonwhite communities. It will also focus on the dysfunctions of the money bail system and legislative efforts to reform it.
Title:
Mass Incarceration Machine
When/Where:
June 6, 2017
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
1155 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
RSVP Now!
Speakers:
  • Christi Hill: ACLU of San Diego, Attorney, expert on police stops
  • Monica Montgomery: ACLU of San Diego, Attorney, expert on bail reform
  • Moderated by: GeneviĆ©ve Jones-Wright: San Diego Public Defender
Credit:
1 MCLE credit pending.
Cost:
Admission is free, but space is limited.
By:
  • American Constitution Society CA - San Diego
  • Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association
More Information And RSVP

May 2017:Webcasts - Following, Friending and Pinning: The Intersection of Social Media and Evidentiary Principles #MCLE

According to the Pew Research Center, 73% of online adults use at least one social media platform. That number grows daily. Learn how to apply evidentiary principles to this medium, discover and build sound strategies to uncover sources and results on an electronic legal research platform and stay up to date on the trends in social media as well as the social media activities of key players in cases as well as gain an understanding of how social media has taken such an important role in society
Title:
Following, Friending and Pinning: The Intersection of Social Media and Evidentiary Principles
When/Where:
Multiple programs throughout May 2017:


By:
LexisNexis
Credit:
1 credit in most jurisdictions

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 17: Webcast - Spotlight on Conflicts of Interest #MCLE

Join J. Calhoun Watson, Member of Sowell Gray located in Columbia, South Carolina, and Sally Field, Attorney and Legal Professional Liability Leader of Attorney Protective, as they provide valuable insights on conflicts of interest. This webinar is back by popular demand and will provide tips on how to avoid conflicts of interests and discuss what actions to consider should a conflict arise. The webinar will also include a review of applicable ethics rules.
Title:
Spotlight on Conflicts of Interest
When/Where:
May 17, 2017
12:00 PM-1:05 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:05 Eastern Time and 10:00AM Pacific Time
Webcast - Register Now!
Speakers:
  • J. Calhoun Watson, Member of Sowell Gray located in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Sally Field, Attorney and Legal Professional Liability Leader of Attorney Protective
CLE credit:
Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ and this webinar will qualify for 1 CLE credit in those states. CLE credit has been applied for and pending approval for 1 CLE (Ethics) credit in most states.
By:
Attorney Protective
More Information And Registration

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

June 6: Military Sexual Trauma - Establishing Evidence to Support a Claim for Entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Compensation


The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is an independent nonprofit organization that has worked since 1980 to ensure that the government keeps its promise to our nation's 25 million veterans, active duty personnel, and their families to provide them the benefits they have earned through their service to our country. Through its Lawyers Serving Warriors® pro bono program, NVLSP offers free legal assistance to U.S. veterans and service members through a network of volunteer attorneys at large private law firms and corporate legal departments. NVLSP staff attorneys provide training for and mentor these volunteers in representing these clients before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), various military department agencies, and federal courts.

As part of NVLSP’s Lawyers Serving Warriors® program, the Military Sexual Trauma (MST) program provides pro bono representation to survivors of MST on their disability claims for mental conditions related to the sexual assault or harassment that occurred in service. This training will provide an overview of the process for claiming disability benefits for mental conditions that result from military sexual trauma.

Title:
Military Sexual Trauma - Establishing Evidence to Support a Claim for Entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Compensation
When/Where:
June 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Live Location: Washington, D.C.
Videoconference Locations:
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Mountain View, CA
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Francisco, CA
Seating Limited - Register Now!
Speakers:
  • Ronald Abrams, Joint Executive Director, National Veterans Legal Services Program
  • Thomas Moore, Program Manager/Staff Attorney, National Veterans Legal Services Program
  • Bernadette Valdellon, Staff Attorney, National Veterans Legal Services Program
By:
Dechert
Credit:
CLE credit is pending in CA, CT, IL, NC, NJ, NY, PA, and TX.
Cost:
No charge
More Information And Registration






Monday, May 15, 2017

May 2017: Web - Avoiding the Million Dollar Comma: The Use of Forms in Legal Drafting #MCLE

The use of forms in drafting legal documents is just one way to increase efficiency and work product quality while at the same time mitigating some of the risk associated with each document. Explore source, types and benefits of forms, find appropriate motion templates, using a form bank.

Title:
Avoiding the Million Dollar Comma: The Use of Forms in Legal Drafting
When/Where:
By:
LexisNexis
Credit:
Most states that allow online credits.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May 30: Web [WA State] - Allyship: Barriers and Best Practices for Legal Professionals

What does it mean to be an ally? What are some skills, resources, opportunities and barriers? Join us for an examination of the unique barriers, opportunities, and strategies for legal professionals to act as allies to individuals and communities.
Title:
Allyship: Barriers and Best Practices for Legal Professionals
WSBA Legal Lunchbox Series
When/Where:
May 30, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Webcast - Register Now!
Speakers:

  • Naomi Strand - Northwest Community Legal Advocates, Seattle
  • Naoko Inoue Shatz - Shatz Law Group PLLC, Seattle
  • Edwin Lindo - University of Washington, Seattle; Co-founder, Injustice Boycott, Seattle
  • Michelle Saucedo - University of Washington, Seattle; Gates Public Service Law Scholar, Seattle

By:

  • WSBA Legal Lunchbox Program
  • Sponsored by ALPS, the WSBA’s endorsed professional liability program

Credits:
General: 1.50
Cost:
Free to all WSBA members.
More Information and Registration

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May 25: Webcast - Opioids: Physicians, Patients, Governments & Attorneys - #Ethics #MCLE

On May 25, 2017, The TASA Group, in conjunction with pain management and rehabilitation expert Dr. Steven Simon, will present a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Opioids: Physicians, Patients, Governments & Attorneys, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Dr. Simon will discuss:

  • Impact of unrelieved pain
  • The reason people use opioids
  • The science of pain
  • The mess of opioid use
  • Addiction and abuse.

    Title:
    Opioids: Physicians, Patients, Governments & Attorneys
    When/Where:
    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    02:00 PM
    Webcast - Register Now!
    Speaker:
    Dr. Steven Simon is the Medical Director at The Pain Management Institute as well as the assistant clinical professor with the Department of PMR at The University of Kansas, the Clinical associate professor for the Department of Family Practice as well as the Assistant Clinical Professor at Touro University, Department of PMR. Dr. Simon completed his residency at the University of Kansas where he was Chief Resident. He is an international/regional lecturer to physicians on pain diagnosis, treatments and rehabilitation topics. Dr. Simon has also been awarded a plethora of prestigious honors throughout his career.
    Credit:
    This webinar is approved for CLE general credit in FL, IL, MN, NC, and WI; ethics credit in CA, IL, and PA; and substance abuse credit in FL and NC.
    By:
    The TASA Group, Inc.
    Cost:
    Free.