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When you drive down the highway, you might see a car with no driver in the next lane. Maybe the car has someone in the driver’s seat, but she is reading a book. How should a lawyer advise clients to avoid the legal potholes of autonomous vehicles? A panel of experienced practitioners will break down the regulations and potential liability involved in this rapidly-changing industry. Here is your chance to stay on top of this new industry.

 

Take away practical tips on:

  • The technology of automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, stop and go, and more and how they work
  • How crash avoidance technology affects our cases
  • Overall accident and injury rates
  • The next 10 years and the future of motor vehicle design liability

 

Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

 


 

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Course materials are not available for separate purchase.

  • Podcast with credit — $249
  • Podcast no credit — FREE
  • On-demand video with credit — $249
  • On-demand video no credit — FREE

If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

 

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9830

Formats Available: Video Replay
Original Product Date: July 21, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Big Changes Are Here for LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs ENCORE PRESENTATION (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Overhauling laws that are 25+ years old, Act 170 provides new and current businesses with a legal guide that is cleaner and easier to use.

     

    This new law means big changes for your practice.
    Join the attorneys who drafted this new legislation as they take apart Act 170, one provision at a time.

    • General Partnerships
      Entity status, Certificates of authority, Duties of care and loyalty
    • Limited Partnerships
    • LLPs and LLLPs
      “Full shield” protection for general partners,
      Distribution tests, Satisfaction of creditors upon liquidation
    • Limited Liability Companies
      How to modify the statutory default rules (with a few notable exceptions) by careful drafting of the contract among the owners
    • Governance rights versus economic rights—the critical difference
    • Nonprofit limited partnerships and LLCs 

     

    Tuition includes course book, complete set of LLC forms and paperback copy of revised Title 15. Book with forms are available for separate purchase (excludes Title 15 paperback).

     

    • 9:00 - 9:05
      • Welcome
    • 9:05 - 9:30
      • General and Introductory Comments
    • 9:30 - 9:45
      • Derivative Suits
    • 9:45 - 9:55
      • Nonprofit LPs and LLCs
    • 9:55 - 10:20
      • LLPs
    • 10:20 - 10:45
      • GPs, LPs, and LLCs: Agreements—New Rules on Content and Freedom of Contract
    • 10:45 - 11:00
      • Break
    • 11:00 - 11:30
      • GPs, LPs, and LLCs: Transferees and Charging Orders
    • 11:30 - 12:00
      • GPs, LPs, and LLCs: Dissociation v. Dissolution
    • 12:00 - 12:30
      • Lunch
    • 12:30 - 1:15
      • GPs, LPs, and LLCs: Management Structures for LLCs
    • 1:15 - 1:30
      • GPs, LPs, and LLCs: New Filings Defining Authority
    • 1:30 - 2:15
      • GPs, LPs, and LLCs: Duties
    • 2:15 - 2:30
      • GPs, LPs, and LLCs: Winding Up, Barring Claims, Terminations
    • 2:30 - 2:45
      • Break
    • 2:45 - 3:45
      • Ethics
    • 3:45 - 4:00
      • Questions & Answers

     


     

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    9813E

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: July 27, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Child and Spousal Support Basics: The case law, procedure and local practice that will determine support for your client (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Dive into a “how to” that will leave you feeling capable and confident

    Are you a new lawyer? Experienced but looking for a refresher? Have you recently changed practice areas? Gone solo? Decided to diversify your practice? This course will take you from A to Z on handling both spousal and child support cases.

    Fortify your practice

    You will receive a complete case law and legislative update--from what’s passed to what’s pending. These are the decisions that will shape your practice—streamline your own research here!

    Understand the calculations that determine support

    It’s a numbers game, and so many factors come into play when determining support obligations/deviations. The panel will explain:

    • the rules and guidelines
    • child support schedule and formula
    • additional expenses
    • multiple families
    • spousal support and alimony pendente lite
    • deviation

    Learn the rules and procedures that govern a support proceeding

    No guess work here; there’s a process behind the practice, and this panel will walk you through it, step-by-step. Understand the relevant rules and procedures at play.  Learn how to combine Federal and State responsibilities to ensure the best possible outcome for your client.

     

    • 9:00 - 9:05
      • Welcome and Introduction
    • 9:05 - 9:30
      • What’s the Law?
    • 9:30 - 10:30
      • Definition of Income for Support Purposes
    • 10:30 - 10:45
      • Break
    • 10:45 - 11:45
      • Determination of Basic Child Support and
        Spousal Support Obligations/Deviations
    • 11:45 - 12:00
      • High Income Cases
    • 12:00 - 1:00
      • Procedure and Local Practice
    • 1:00 - 1:15
      • Appeals
        Questions & Answers

     


     

    Course Planner: Gerald L. Shoemaker

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9947) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $179
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $179
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 29, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Child and Spousal Support Basics: The case law, procedure and local practice that will determine support for your client (Stroudsburg)

    Dive into a “how to” that will leave you feeling capable and confident

    Are you a new lawyer? Experienced but looking for a refresher? Have you recently changed practice areas? Gone solo? Decided to diversify your practice? This course will take you from A to Z on handling both spousal and child support cases.

    Fortify your practice

    You will receive a complete case law and legislative update--from what’s passed to what’s pending. These are the decisions that will shape your practice—streamline your own research here!

    Understand the calculations that determine support

    It’s a numbers game, and so many factors come into play when determining support obligations/deviations. The panel will explain:

    • the rules and guidelines
    • child support schedule and formula
    • additional expenses
    • multiple families
    • spousal support and alimony pendente lite
    • deviation

    Learn the rules and procedures that govern a support proceeding

    No guess work here; there’s a process behind the practice, and this panel will walk you through it, step-by-step. Understand the relevant rules and procedures at play.  Learn how to combine Federal and State responsibilities to ensure the best possible outcome for your client.

     


     

    Course Planner: Gerald L. Shoemaker

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9947) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $179
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $179
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9947

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: August 04, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Child and Spousal Support Basics: The case law, procedure and local practice that will determine support for your client (Stroudsburg)
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    Join the authors of eDiscovery and a panel of experts as they discuss the fundamentals of eDiscovery 

     

    Understand your professional obligations, including cooperation with your opponent, and basic familiarity with your client’s hardware, software, data storage and mobile devices. 

     

    Learn about the new protocols associated with technology-assisted review

     

    Know how and when to use the services of an eDiscovery Special Master.

     

    Learn how to advise your clients about data breaches.

     

    Topics

    • Spoliation of Evidence: The Duty to Preserve Records Relevant to Litigation 
    • The E-discovery Special Master Program for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania 
    • eDiscovery: Professional Responsibility Considerations 
    • Admissibility of Electronically Stored Information 
    • eDiscovery Collection, Processing and Review 
    • The Evolution of Technology-Assisted Review 

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.
     


     

    Course Planners: Susan Ardisson, Esq., Joseph Decker, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book & USB (2017-9368) — $119
    • Podcast with credit — $279
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $279
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9368V

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 27, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Handling the Dog Bite Case (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Did you know?

    • With more than 4 million people bitten in the U.S. annually, dog bites account for about 1/3 of homeowner claims
    • More than 70 million dogs are owned by Americans
      40% of households own a dog
    • Some insurance companies have created “breed exclusions” – what does that mean?
    • Which breeds are most/least likely to inflict bite injuries?

     

    Learn about

    • The “strict liability” concept in Pennsylvania
    • The intersection of criminal and civil dog statutes
    • The roles of law enforcement, dog wardens, animal control officers and humane officers in dog bite cases
    • How to evaluate a dog bite case
    • Why and when dogs bite

     

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    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9840

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 15, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Medicare ABCs and D (Stroudsburg)

    Explore how Medicare works

    Join us for a general overview of Medicare health care coverage. Instructor Bill McKendree, Supervisor of the Apprise Program of Allegheny County, will explain: eligibility and enrollment in Medicare, the various components (Parts A , B and C, Medigap plans, Medicare Advantage plans, and Part D prescription drug plans); the characteristics and function of each component; how they interact within the Medicare system; and how to compare and evaluate the available options.

     

    Find answers for all your questions

    1. How do my clients or I make the best selection of health care coverage?
    2. How does Part D prescription drug coverage work?
    3. Will I need additional insurance coverage for things Medicare does not cover?
    4. How do I integrate Medicare coverage with private insurance products?
    5. What changes may be coming under the Trump administration?

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section 

     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9817) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9817

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: July 12, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    You want to practice law and want to make money doing it. Attorneys who are sole practitioners or are in boutique firms often serve as their own CFO, chief accountant and human resource officer. Whether you are thinking of starting your own practice, just beginning in the legal profession or have been running your own firm for years, this very practical program is full of essential, easy to understand pieces of information to help you become and stay successful.

     

    Learn how to develop a plan of action before you start your solo or small practice or buy into an existing practice.

    • Decide which structure of business will benefit you most
    • Understand financing at the beginning as well as when the firm grows
    • Go to the bank before you need the money
    • Consider the necessary and desirable insurance coverages
    • Learn critical and needed knowledge of books and records—more than just compliance
    • Know about trust accounts—so very important—
      get the checklist
    • Learn practical steps to limit risk and reduce expenses
       

     

    Course Planner: Martin H. Abo, CPA/ABV/CVA/CFF

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9837) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9837

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 07, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    The education landscape is changing rapidly in Pennsylvania and across the nation — from the federal Every Student Succeeds Act to Pennsylvania’s new truancy laws to the new administration’s focus on privatization and choice. Learn about new laws, case law developments, what’s on the horizon, and ways that school districts, parents and advocates can work together to improve educational opportunities for all students.

     

      • Introduction/Overview
      • New Laws You Need to Know
        New requirements under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and effective implementation of Pennsylvania’s new Truancy Law
      • School Funding & the Privatization Movement
        Recent developments regarding basic and special education funding in Pennsylvania, what’s on the horizon, the growth of EITC initiatives and the privatization movement
      • Protecting Our Children From Bullying & Discrimination and Improving School Climate
        Overview of federal and state laws protecting children from bullying, discrimination and harassment, outline the obligations of school districts, and discuss ways to engage parents and support students to stay in school
      • Special Student Populations: Case Law & Legal Updates
        Recent case law and statutory developments regarding the rights of English language learners, children with disabilities, and youth in the juvenile justice system
      • Q&A

     

    Course Planner: Maura McInerney, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9633) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9633

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 20, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse The Nuts & Bolts of Adoption Practice in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Brush up on adoption practice and procedure

    Adoption is a complicated and emotionally-charged process. If you represent adoptive or birth parents, you need a thorough understanding of the current procedures and the applicable international, federal, state and county laws.

     

    Avoid the ethical pitfalls of adoption practice

    In a fun, interactive hour, using hypothetical scenarios, you will spot the ethical dilemmas involved in adoption practice and take away practical solutions to these problems.

     

    Attend to learn this and so much more!

    • Pre-placement planning
    • Basic legal proceedings
    • Relevant statutes
    • PACA
    • Termination of parental rights
    • The contested termination of rights case
    • Competing adoption petitions
    • Standing and Jurisdiction in adoption, custody and dependency court
    • Representation of foster parents
    • Interstate adoption issues
    • International adoption issues

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.

     

    PBI is pleased to cosponsor this program with the PBA Family Law Section 


     

    Course Planners: Craig B. Bluestein, Esq., Deborah L. Lesko, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9647) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $179
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $179
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 13, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits, 2.00 hours Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Nuts & Bolts of Adoption Practice in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)