Friday, May 29, 2015

June 10: Webcast - Sunny in San Diego - eFiling & eService in San Diego County Superior Court

Title:
Sunny in San Diego - eFiling & eService in San Diego County Superior Court
When/Where:
June 10, 2015
1PM-2PM PST
Webcast - Register Now!
Description: 
This one hour training session walks you through all the steps necessary in order to eFile and eServe your documents in the San Diego County Superior Court.
You will learn:
  • How to register a new user to your account.
  • How to place a San Diego electronic court filing order for a new or an existing case.
  • How court filing fees are paid.
  • How to set up and effect eService (time permitting).
After you have attended this course, you'll be able to submit your eFilings more quickly and efficiently.
By:
One Legal
Credit:
The sponsor is a California State Bar approved MCLE Multiple Activity Provider so MCLE credit is available (free of charge).
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Monday, May 25, 2015

June 4: Seattle - Fostering Civility in the Legal Profession

Incivility in the legal profession impedes the pursuit of justice. Research shows that incivility wastes time, squanders economic resources, and burdens the courts. It also negatively impacts lawyers by increasing stress levels and creating greater propensity for them to suffer from substance and alcohol abuse, depression, isolation, and dissatisfaction with their work. Furthermore, it reduces the public’s perception of a fair and equitable process, thus decreasing confidence in our system.
Rooting the discussion in RPCs 1.1, 1.2, and 3.5, this one-hour presentation will identify characteristics of civility, explain the cost of incivility, and establish that civility both promotes a positive public perception of the justice system and is at the same time the best approach to serving individual clients’ interests. This session will demonstrate that the Washington State Rules of Professional Conduct neither mandate nor justify uncivil conduct; rather they discourage incivility and promote civility. We will end by considering personal strategies for fostering civility that both affirmatively build public confidence in the justice system and reduce the risk of unethical practice.
Title:
Fostering Civility in the Legal Profession
When/Where: 
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Noon - 1 p.m.
11:00 a.m. – noon — Registration
11:30 a.m. – noon — LAMP Business Meeting
Noon – 1 p.m. — CLE seminar
Ben Bridge Corporate Office
2901 3rd Ave., Seattle (View Map)
Speaker: 
Tim Jassko-Fisher — Robert's Fund; Seattle University School of Law, Seattle
By:
WSBA Legal Assistance to Military Personnel Section
Credit:
Approved for 1 Ethics Credit.
Cost: 
Free to Members of the WSBA Legal Assistance to Military Personnel Section.
More Information And Registration

May 27: Webcast - Strategies for the Use of Expert Evidence in Post-Issuance Proceedings #MCLE

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s inter partes review (IPR) proceedings have become an increasingly popular means for accused infringers to challenge the validity of issued patents. While an IPR may be a faster and less-expensive alternative to district court litigation, limitations on discovery and presentation of evidence in patent office proceedings raise concerns that are not present in the average litigation case. Although expert evidence is not required in every IPR, decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board thus far have indicated that expert testimony is often crucial to success and that grant or denial of a petition for IPR can hinge upon the nature and structure of expert testimony. As a result, eliciting and attacking expert testimony can be an extremely important part of IPR proceedings.
During the webinar, we will discuss strategies for the following:
  • Determining when expert evidence can assist your case
  • Eliciting and using expert evidence
  • Defending expert depositions
  • Challenging your opponent’s expert
Title: 
Strategies for the Use of Expert Evidence in Post-Issuance Proceedings
When/Where: 
May 27, 2015
9:00 am PDT / 10:00 am MDT / 11:00 am CDT / 12:00 noon EDT.
Live webcast; registration required.
Speaker: 
Fitch Even partner Mark A. Borsos
Presented by: 
Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP
Credit: 
1 hr CLE CA/IL/NE; Other states may also reward credit upon attendee request.
Cost: 
 Free. Registration required.
More Information and Registration

June 3: NYC - Human Rights First's Spring Asylum Training

Human Rights First is planning an asylum training on June 3, 2015 for attorneys interested in taking a pro bono asylum case and others interested in learning more about asylum law and procedure. The training is free and CLE credit will be offered. No prior experience in immigration law is necessary. Since 1978, Human Rights First has worked to protect and promote fundamental human rights around the world. Human Rights First's Refugee Representation program assists indigent refugees from all backgrounds who have fled persecution on the basis of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion, and who are seeking asylum in the United States. Many of these asylum seekers are in urgent need of legal representation to prepare their cases for adjudication by judges at the Immigration Court. Others need representation before the Asylum Office. Some need legal assistance to seek release from immigration detention or representation to fight their cases from within the detention center. This training will give you a strong foundation for taking one of these cases for pro bono representation through our program.
Title:
Human Rights First's Spring Asylum Training
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
4 Times Square
New York, NY
By: 
Human Rights First - Asylum Legal Representation Program (New York Office)
Speakers:
An immigration judge, an asylum officer, an expert on working with survivors of torture, and our Deputy Legal Director Anwen Hughes will speak on techniques for representing asylum applicants and recent developments in asylum law. RSVP to Frederique Drouin at Credit
Credit: 
New York CLE credit will be offered for attending this training.
More Information And Registration

June 12: Minneapolis - Asylum Basics #probono #MCLE

This training is targeted at attorneys with minimal to no asylum experience who are willing to represent clients seeking asylum through The Advocates for Human Rights' pro bono program. The training is also a great refresher for attorneys who have represented asylum clients in the past.
The Advocates' staff will provide an introduction to asylum law and procedure and will review the necessary documentary evidence needed to file an asylum application. The staff will also provide tips and advice regarding representation of low income asylum seekers.
Title:
Asylum Basics
When/Where:
Friday, June 12, 2015
9 a.m.–Noon
Gray Plant Mooty
500 IDS Center
80 S. 8th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Credit:
3 standard CLE credits will be applied for
By:
The Advocates For Human Rights


June 11: Many Cities - Improving Outcomes in Mediation

This program will help you work with your clients to optimize your mediation outcomes and reduce decisional errors. Empirical research shows that lawyers err more than 30 percent of the time in refusing to settle. This program will explore the cognitive distortions in the human brain that create these errors unconsciously, and will outline the ten essential steps to preparing for any mediation that will reduce or eliminate unconscious distortions in negotiation decision-making and improve lawyer-client judgment in the mediation process.
Title:
Improving Outcomes in Mediation
When/Where:
June 11, 2015
4:00-5:30 pm ET / 3:00-4:30 pm CT / 1:00-2:30 pm PT.
Live Seminar: Philadelphia, PA
Videoconference:
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • New York, NY
  • Princeton, NJ
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Washington, D.C.
Speakers:
  • Laura Kaster, Agency for Dispute Resolution
  • Douglas Noll, Agency for Dispute Resolution
By:
Dechert
Credit:
CLE credit is pending in CA, IL, NC, NJ, NY, PA and TX.
Cost:
No charge

June 10: NYC+Philadelphia - Tax and IRR Considerations in Leveraged Acquisitions of Partnerships and LLCs

This CLE program will focus on the technical comparison of Code section 734 and 743 in the context of Section 754 elections, and the implications for amortization and depreciation schedules.
Title:
Tax and IRR Considerations in Leveraged Acquisitions of Partnerships and LLCs
A CLE Seminar Presented by Dechert LLP
When/Where:
June 10, 2015
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Live Location: New York, NY
Videoconference Location: Philadelphia, PA
Speaker:
Daniel M. Dunn
By:
Dechert
Credit:
CLE credit is pending in CA, NJ, NY and PA.
Cost:
No charge

June 4: NYC+Philadelphia - Opening Statements

This program covers what constitutes a proper Opening Statement, and how best to present the factual claims you will prove at trial.
Title:
Opening Statements
When/Where:
A CLE Seminar Presented by Dechert LLP
June 4, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Live Location: New York, NY
Videoconference Locations: Philadelphia, PA
Speaker:
Joseph K. Hetrick
Gary J. Mennitt
By:
Dechert
Credit:
CLE credit is pending in CA, NJ, NY and PA.
Cost:
No charge

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June 24: Stillwater, MN - Legal Ethical Issues Applicable to the Criminal Law Practitioner

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:

Legal Ethical Issues Applicable to the Criminal Law Practitioner
When/Where:
June 24, 2015
Noon-1:00 p.m.
Washington County Government Center
Room LL 16 (Note room change)
14949 62nd St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Speakers:
Patrick R. Burns, First Assistant Director, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility.
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
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June 29: San Franscisco - Supreme Court Review #MCLE

Come join our distinguished panel of Supreme Court experts for a lively discussion of the significant cases of the 2014-2015 Term, including King v. Burwell (regarding subsidies for health care coverage purchased through federal exchanges under the Affordable Care Act), Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar (whether Florida’s ban on the personal solicitation of campaign funds by candidates for judgeships violates the First Amendment), and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project (whether housing discrimination claims may be brought on the basis of disparate racial impact, even absent disparate treatment on the basis of race).
Title:

Supreme Court Review
When/Where:
Monday, June 29, 2015
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Cooley LLP
101 California Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA
Speakers:

  • The Honorable Goodwin Liu, Justice, Supreme Court of California
  • Rory Little, Professor of Law, U.C. Hastings College of the Law
  • Christine Van Aken, Deputy City Attorney and Chief of Appellate Litigation, San Francisco City Attorney’s Office
  • Moderated by:Brian Goldman, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Supreme Court & Appellate Practice

By:
American Constitution Society
Credit:
The American Constitution Society is a State Bar of California approved CLE provider. This event has been approved for 1.0 hours of California MCLE credit.
Cost:
Free
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

June 19: Webcast - Ethics Overview for New Attorneys #MCLE

You’ve passed the bar and have law school in your rearview mirror. Now it’s time to practice law. Be sure to start out on the right foot with this ethics overview. Expect to hear lots of practical tips with real-world application as speakers Robert Reback, J.D. and Sally Field, J.D. provide an overview of the model rules and their application in today’s modern law firm.
Title:
Ethics Overview for New Attorneys

When/Where:
Friday, June 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Preregister Now!
Speakers:
  • Robert Reback, J.D.
  • Sally Field, 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.
  • This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit (ethics) in KY, ME and TX CO, GA, KY, KS, ME, NV and TX.
  • This webinar is approved for 1.2 credit hours (Professionalism) in MO.
  • This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit (professional conduct) in OH.
  • CLE credit is being applied for in multiple additional states.

By:
Attorney Protective
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June 9: Webcast - Cloud Computing: Overview of Legal Issues, Risks and Claims

Title:
Cloud Computing: Overview of Legal Issues, Risks and Claims
When/Where:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Webcast - Register Now!
Speaker:
  • Fred Wilf is the managing partner of Wilftek LLC, a technology, intellectual property and business law firm in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Fred works with companies of all sizes for technology and intellectual property matters, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, and social media issues. Fred speaks and writes on topics involving technology law matters, including CLE courses and a legal treatise entitled, Computer Software.
  • Shawn P. Huston is the CEO of Legal Support Partners, a firm that offers E-Discovery forensic, technology and consulting services to law firms and corporations. Over the years, Shawn has worked on a number of high-profile cases including Enron and Worldcom civil and criminal litigation, asbestos and product liability class actions, government security issues, multi-billion dollar second requests, major SEC fraud investigations and thousands of other civil and criminal cases.
By:
The TASA Group, Inc.
Credit:
Typically, TASA does not apply for credit, but the presenters and content appear to satisfy CLE requirements in a number of jurisdictions in which participants may self-apply for credit.
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May 26-27: NYC - Symposium on Government Access to Data in the Cloud

This Symposium, hosted by the Information Law Institute and the Center on Law and Security, will present cutting-edge research on domestic, international and transnational legal approaches to regulating government access to data stored in the cloud. The symposium will bring legal scholars together with participants who bring law enforcement, industry, privacy advocacy and human rights perspectives to bear on the important and often contentious debate about this rapidly evolving issue.
Title:
Symposium on Government Access to Data in the Cloud
Where/Where:
May 26-27, 2015
Lipton Hall, D'Agostino Hall
108 West Third Street
Note: this is  New York University School of Law not New York Law School.
Advanced registration required. In person attendance, only.
Speakers:
May 26, 2015
    • Panel 1: Searches vs. Subpoenas in the Digital Context 
      • Bryan Choi, New York Law School
      • David Gray, University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
      • Christopher Slobogin, Vanderbilt Law School
      • Katherine Strandburg, NYU School of Law
    • Panel 2: Data? Metadata? Third Party Data? 
      • Laura Donohue, Georgetown Law
      • Kiel Brennan-Marquez, Information Society Project, Yale Law School
      • Susan Freiwald, University of San Francisco, School of Law
      • Stephen Henderson, University of Oklahamo, College of Law
      • Olivier Sylvain, Fordham Law School
    • Panel 3: On the Ground Perspectives on the Application of U.S. Surveillance Law to Data in the Cloud
      • Alan Butler, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
      • Nathan Judish, Department of Justice
      • Patrick Toomey, America Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
      • Andrew Schaffer, NYU School of Law
      • Faiza Patel, Brennan Center for Justice
      • Andrew Weissmann, Department of Justice
    • Panel 4: Human Rights Issues in Transnational Data Access
      • Ryan Goodman, NYU School of Law
      • Sarah Labowitz, NYU Stern School of Business
      • Michael Posner, NYU Stern School of Business
    May 27, 2015
    • Panel 1: Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Law to the Cloud
      • Jennifer Daskal, American University Washington College of Law
      • Peter Swire, Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business
      • Andrew Woods, University of Kentucky, College of Law
      • Michael Farbiarz, NYU School of Law
    • Panel 2: Transnational and Foreign Law Perspectives on Cloud Access
      • Joris Van Hoboken, NYU School of Law
      • Ahmed Ghappour, UC Hastings College of Law
      • Ira Rubinstein, NYU School of Law
      • Samuel Rascoff, NYU School of Law
    • Panel 3: Perspectives on Transnational Data Access - Government, Civil Society, and Corporate Views
      • Nate Jones, Microsoft
      • James Garland, Covington & Burling
      • Michael Price, Brennan Center for Justice
      • Kate Westmoreland, Center for Internet and Society, Standford Law School
      • Judith Germano, Center on Law and Security, NYU School of Law
    By:
    • The Center on Law and Security and the Information Law Institute at 
    • NYU School of Law 
    • Support provided by Microsoft.
    Credit:
    The specific number of (NY) CLE hours not stated. (From past experience, NYUSL should give credit for single day or number of session attended.)
    Cost:
    Attendance is free, but space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here
    Twitter Updates: https://twitter.com/NYU_CLS
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    Friday, May 15, 2015

    June 4: Seattle - Repairing a Broken System 2.0: Current Issues in Debt Collection Litigation

    Debt buyer lawsuits are flooding our courts, posing unique challenges for the bar and the bench. This session will provide an overview of the industry and explore some of the issues raised by these lawsuits.
    Title:
    Repairing a Broken System 2.0: Current Issues in Debt Collection Litigation
    When/Where:
    Thursday, June 4, 2015
    2:30 – 3 p.m. Registration
    3 – 5 p.m. CLE Seminar
    5 – 6 p.m. Reception
    Perkins Coie
    1201 Third Ave, Ste. 4900, Seattle
    Cost: 
    Free
    Credit:
    2 general CLE credits for Washington attorneys.
    More information and registration

    Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    June 16: San Francisco - Creating Workplaces Free from Gender Identity Bias

    This MCLE will present a survey of state and federal law as it applies to gender identity and will focus on legal developments in employment protections, access to consistent identity documents and access to transition-related health care. The MCLE will conclude with tips for working with transgender clients and recommendations for how to create an inclusive workplace free from gender identity bias. The MCLE will also define and discuss some commonly used terminology.

    All active ALRP Panel Attorneys and associates at partner pro bono law firms are welcome to attend any of ALRP’s free MCLE trainings. Attorneys who are not currently members of the Panel are requested to join our Panel and accept two ALRP referrals in the next year. Pre-registration is required to attend.
    Title:
    Creating Workplaces Free from Gender Identity Bias
    When/Where:
    June 16, 2015
    5:30pm - 7:00pm
    San Francisco Bar Association Board Room
    301 Battery Street, 3rd Floor
    San Francisco, CA
    Speaker:
    Daniel Faessler, Esq. – Pride Law Fund Tom Steel Fellow at Transgender Law Center
    By:
    AIDS Legal Referral Panel
    MCLE Credits:
    1.5 Elimination of Bias CLE Credits
    Cost:
    Free to active ALRP Panel Attorneys and associates at partner pro bono law firms
    More Information And Registration

    Sunday, May 10, 2015

    June 8: Dallas - Taking A Case With Human Rights Initiative

    Human Rights Initiative Of North Texas' (HRI) mission is to promote international human rights through local service to refugees and immigrants who have suffered human rights abuses. HRI recruits and trains legal professionals to provide pro bono representation for our clients through its William O. Holston Jr. Pro Bono Program. This training is for attorneys to take cases with our organization for VAWA, U Visa, SIJS, and Asylum cases.
    Title:
    Taking A Case With Human Rights Initiative
    When/Where:
    June 8, 2015
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central
    Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, Inc.
    2801 Swiss Ave
    Dallas, TX
    By: 
    Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, Inc.
    Cost:
    This is a free event, with HRI providing drinks and snacks. Please bring your own bag lunch.
    Credit: 
    1.5 credit hours with .25 Ethics Hours
    More Information And Registration

    June 11: Webcast - If You're Not on Facebook You're Committing Malpractice

    Can you imagine cross-examining a witness about a telephone call if you'd never used a telephone before? It sounds ridiculous, but that's precisely where many attorneys find themselves today when it comes to social media. With most of the population now using one or more of these tools to communicate, it's increasingly dangerous for attorneys to blithely ignore social media and other developing technologies.
    Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn about:

    • The growing number of ethics opinions addressing social media, and the obligation of attorneys to be familiar with them.
    • How to think about counseling clients on use of social media during a pending matter — and the attorney's own use.
    • The intersection between competency requirements and changes in law office technology.
    Title:
    If You're Not on Facebook You're Committing Malpractice
    When/Where:
    June 11, 2015
    10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
    Webcast - Register Now!
    Speaker:
    Josh King,
    General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo
    By:
    Avvo.com
    Credit:
    1hr Ethics CLE in CA, FL, IL, PA, TX, WA
    Cost:
    Free. Pre-registration required.
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    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    May 28: Many Cities - Ethical Jeopardy! Tests Your Knowledge on Ethical Issues Encountered in Daily Law Practice

    Show your ethics (and office pride) in this interactive game show competition that will discuss ethical issues that arise in daily law practice, the ABA Model Rules, and other jurisdictional specifics. Think you know it all? Then bet it all on the Daily Double. But whatever you do, don’t forget to answer in the form of a question.
    Title:
    Ethical Jeopardy! Tests Your Knowledge on Ethical Issues Encountered in Daily Law Practice
    When/Where:
    May 28, 2015
    4:00-5:30 pm ET / 3:00-4:30 pm CT / 1:00-2:30 pm PT.
    Live Seminar: New York, NY
    Videoconference Locations:
    • Boston, MA
    • Charlotte, NC
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Princeton, NJ
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Mountain View, CA
    • Washington, D.C.
    Speaker:
    Lawrence A. Reicher
    By:
    Dechert
    Credit:
    CLE credit is pending in CA, IL, NC, NJ, NY, PA and TX.
    Cost:
    No charge

    Friday, May 8, 2015

    June 12: NYC - #Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program Training #MCLE

    This program provides training free of charge to attorneys who agree to counsel and/or represent a veteran/VA claimant or family member before the Veterans Court. As well as receiving the day-long training, attorneys who participate are assigned a case that has been screened for merit and provided a screening memo outlining the issues in the case. Volunteers are also assigned a mentor (a practicing veterans’ law lawyer or practitioner) to give advice and share sample pleadings. Attorneys also receive the Veterans Benefits Manual (VBM) and other resource materials.
    Attorneys who participate receive free training in exchange for a commitment to handle at least one appeal that is before the Veterans Court. Attorneys with little or no prior veterans’ law experience are generally able to capably represent an appellant before the Veterans Court provided they attend the training seminar and maintain contact with their mentor. Most cases can be completed in 50 to 60 hours; many cases may require fewer hours. A typical case lasts about 1 year from the time that the attorney enters the case. Some cases may be resolved more quickly and some may take longer.
    These trainings tend to fill up quickly, so register asap.
    Title:
    Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program Training
    When/Where:
    Friday, June 12, 2015
    601 Lexington Avenue, 31st Floor
    New York NY 10022
    9:00AM to 5:00PM
    Register Now!
    By:
    • Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
    • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
    Credit:
    These trainings have always featured a great many free CLE credit recognized in most or all mandatory CLE states.

    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    June 10: Seattle - How to Avoid Pitfalls in Child Support Orders

    Child Support orders can present many issues after they are entered. The issues may ultimately lead to motions, which can be expensive and acrimonious. This presentation will discuss some of the issues a practicing family law attorney should anticipate as he/she drafts final orders. Presented by Araceli Amaya , family law attorney with O'Brian & Associates in Redmond, WA.
    Washington State
    Title:
    How to Avoid Pitfalls in Child Support Orders
    When/Where:
    June 10, 2015
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
    3rd floor Alki Conference Room
    1501 Fourth Avenue
    Seattle WA
    Speaker:
    By:
    McKinley Irvin
    Credit:
    1 credit
    Cost:
    Free
    Preregistration:
    Please RSVP to this event by sending your name and bar number to cle@mckinleyirvin.com.

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    June 9: Minneapolis - Dealing with Debtor Issues

    The Dakota County Law Library and the 1st Judicial District Bar Association (FDBA)offer monthly free Continuing Legal Education sessions. You do not have to be a FDBA member to attend.
    Title:
    Dealing with Debtor Issues
    When/Where:
    June 9, 2015
    8-9 a.m., Apple Valley
    Dakota County Law Library
    Hastings, MN
    Speaker:
    Mark Vavrack, Attorney at Law Martineau, Gonko & Vavreck, PLLC
    By:
    Dakota County Law Library
    Credit:
    CLE credit will be applied for.
    More Information

    Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    May 26: Webcast - Difficult Conversations Made Easier (Washington State Only)

    While there is no magic trick that takes the discomfort out of difficult conversations, it is possible to learn strategies to manage that discomfort. Our featured presenter, Lauren Glickman, specializes in coaching clients to manage high-urgency and high-anxiety situations. This seminar will provide moments of self-reflection, immediately applicable tools, and elements of theory to increase the likelihood that difficult conversations with your clients go well.

    • Learn about the link between physiology and anxiety
    • Discover three strategies to improve your ability to communicate effectively during high-intensity moments.

    NOTE: Registration for the May installment of the Legal Lunchbox Series will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22. Register Now!
    Title:
    Difficult Conversations Made Easier
    WSBA Legal Lunchbox Series
    When/Where:
    May 26, 2015
    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
    Speaker:
    Lauren Glickman - Foray Consulting, Seattle
    By:
    WSBA
    Credits:
    General: 1.50
    Cost:
    Free to all WSBA members.
    More Information and Registration
    May 26, 2015
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    This webcast is part of the WSBA’s free Legal Lunchbox Series CLEs that are offered at noon on the last Tuesday of each month as a benefit to WSBA members.


    Monday, May 4, 2015

    June 3: Webcast - See Through the Fog - eFiling & eService in San Francisco (#California #MCLE)

    This one hour training session walks you through all the steps necessary in order to eFile and eServe your documents in San Francisco.
    Title:
    eFiling & eService in San Francisco: See Through the Fog
    When/Where:
    June 3, 2015
    Webcast - Register Now!
    10AM-11AM PST
    Webcast - Register Now!
    By:
    One Legal
    Credit:
    The sponsor is a California State Bar approved MCLE Multiple Activity Provider so MCLE credit is available (free of charge).
    More Information And Registration

    Sunday, May 3, 2015

    June 5: Webcast - Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2015

    Attend this program so that you can receive the training you need to represent low-income domestic violence survivors seeking domestic violence restraining orders in California, including crafting safe and effective child custody and visitation orders. Experienced attorneys will give you a practical training to enable you to obtain orders critical to protecting victims of abuse. A sitting judicial officer will give you the view from the bench on how these hearings proceed and pitfalls to avoid. These cases can often be handled in one or two hearings and make the essential difference in creating a safe and stable environment for the domestic violence survivor and family.
    What You Will Learn
    • Domestic Violence 101 - definitions, cycle of violence, working with survivors
    • California Domestic Violence Prevention Act restraining orders - procedures, forms, and relief
    • How to prepare clients for child custody recommending counseling and understand the role of court-based "Family Court Services"
    • How to prepare for and appear on a domestic violence restraining order hearing, including asking for support and safe and enforceable custody/visitation orders
    • California law on domestic violence and related issues so that you can adequately issue spot and advise clients, including:
    • Domestic Violence Prevention Act,
    • California custody and visitation law - creating safe and enforceable child custody and visitation orders,
    • Housing protections,
    • Victims' rights in criminal proceedings,
    • Labor and employment rights,
    • Cyber abuse (e.g., social networking sites, texting, video sharing, blogs, and other virtual platforms), and
    • New cases
    Who Should Attend: Any attorney interested in providing pro bono assistance to low-income domestic violence survivors. This is an updated training which has proved helpful to law firm pro bono coordinators, associates and partners, corporate counsel, judges, law students, and public interest and non-profit law firm attorneys and staff.
    Title:
    Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases
    When/Where:
    June 5, 2015
    9:00 AM Pacific
    Webcast - Register Now!
    Also presented in-person in San Francisco.
    Description:
    Speakers:

    • Chair: Tülin D. Açikalin ~ Managing Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid, San Mateo County Regional Office
    • Jessica Dayton ~ Manager of Legal Services, Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse
    • Jennifer Horne ~ Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
    • Susan Jakubowski ~ Commissioner, San Mateo County Superior Court
    • Rebecca Louie ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
    • Protima Pandey ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
    • Kristie Whitehorse ~ Managing Attorney, Family Violence Law Center
    • Program Attorney: Christina Thompson ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute

    Credits:
    Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
    By:
    Practising Law Institute
    Cost:
    Free
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    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    May 21: Hastings, MN - Don’t Be Scared, It’s Just Science

    The Dakota County Law Library and the 1st Judicial District Bar Association (FDBA)offer monthly free Continuing Legal Education sessions. You do not have to be a FDBA member to attend.
    Title:
    Don’t Be Scared, It’s Just Science
    When/Where:
    May 21, 2015
    Noon-1 p.m.
    Dakota County Law Library
    Hastings, MN
    Speaker:
    First District Public Defenders Brenda Lightbody and Erin Carey (Hastings/Chaska)
    By:
    Dakota County Law Library
    Credit:
    CLE credit will be applied for.
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    May 12: Apple Valley, MN - The Complaint and Investigation Process

    The Dakota County Law Library and the 1st Judicial District Bar Association (FDBA)offer monthly free Continuing Legal Education sessions. You do not have to be a FDBA member to attend.
    Title:
    The Complaint and Investigation Process
    When/Where:
    May 12, 2015
    8-9 a.m.,
    Dakota County Law Library
    Apple Valley, MN
    Speaker:Presented by Patrick R. Burns First Assistant Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility (St. Paul)
    By:
    Dakota County Law Library
    Credit:
    One Ethics CLE credit will be applied for
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    May 5: Minneapolis- First Amendment Issues in K-12 Education.

    This program will be a brief overview of First Amendment issues affecting K-12 public education. We'll cover some of the leading cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Eighth Circuit, and other courts. Topics will include: school speech, establishment clause, free exercise clause, clothing, school newspapers and yearbooks, distribution of literature, student clubs, off-campus speech, book censorship, and the pledge of allegiance. Live lecture, 60 minutes.
    Title:
    First Amendment Issues in K-12 Education.
    When/Where:
    Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    4:30 - 5:35 PM
    Community Room
    Lunds - University & Central
    25 University Ave. SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55414

    CLE credit has been applied for as follows: 
    • Minnesota: 1.0 Credits applied for (MBCLE event code 205027)
    • Iowa: 1.00 Credits approved (Iowa Activity Number 187509)
    • Wisconsin: 1.0 Credit applied for. 
    • Minnesota Teachers: This program has not been preapproved by any district, but is eligible for 1.0 clock hour toward your general 125 hour professional development requirement.

    Speaker:
    Richard P. Clem is an attorney and continuing legal education (CLE) provider in Minnesota. He has been in private practice in the Twin Cities for 25 years. He has a J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul and a B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota. His reported cases include: Asociacion Nacional de Pescadores a Pequena Escala o Artesanales de Colombia v. Dow Quimica de Colombia988 F.2d 559, rehearing denied, 5 F.3d 530 (5th Cir. 1993), cert. denied, 510 U.S. 1041 (1994); LaMott v. Apple Valley Health Care Center,465 N.W.2d 585 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991); Abo el Ela v. State468 N.W.2d 580 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991). You can visit his web pages at RichardClem.com and w0is.com and his blog at OneTubeRadio.com.
    By:
    Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education
    Cost: 
    Free
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