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This annual program includes the latest trends, the newest case law, legislation, and procedural rules. Realizing that knowing the most recent developments can make all the difference in litigation strategy and settlement negotiations, gives an edge over your opponents!

 

Each of our panels includes a sitting judge who offers important insight as to what courts in their area have noted within the twelve months.

 

Pick up valuable practice tips on

  • Support
  • Custody
  • Equitable distribution
  • Alimony

 

Program Sponsor: PBA Family Law Section

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: October 19, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Accounting & Financial Statements for Divorce Lawyers (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Reading and understanding both financial statements and tax returns provides valuable information and insight to the movement of cash flow and asset changes.

    • Learn what is meant by financial statements and why not all are created the same.
    • Find out what to ask for and why it is important in the determination of support calculations and equitable distribution.

     

    We will cover both basic and complex matters involving business owners where there is an opportunity to control the flow of funds and commingle personal expenses. Moreover we will examine what trial techniques to employ if you represent the dependent or independent spouse in these matters.

     

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



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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 23, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Accounting & Financial Statements for Divorce Lawyers (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Administering an Estate in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The process of administering a decedent’s estate involves collecting all assets, locating all creditors, paying all debts, paying all applicable taxes, and then distributing the remaining assets to the persons entitled to inherit under the decedent’s will, or where there is no will, under the laws of intestacy. Our faculty will offer a step-by-step guide on how to achieve this.

     

    Pick up valuable practice tips

    • Initial steps in estate administration
    • Dealing with estate assets
    • Tax returns
    • Fiduciary litigation
    • Complicated issues
    • Closing the estate

     

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



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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: September 28, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Administering an Estate in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Advanced Issues in Civil Practice and Procedure in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Examine sophisticated civil practice issues and receive practical advice from experienced attorneys and judges
    as you:

    • Review justiciability doctrines
    • Discuss the interplay between civil and criminal law
    • Analyze when to remove a case to federal court
    • Debate coverage issues
    • Survey high profile civil cases
    • Receive advice on issue preservation
    • Learn about asserting and resisting waiver arguments on appeal

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 05, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Advanced Issues in Civil Practice and Procedure in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Advanced Issues in Social Security Disability (West Chester)

    Discover best practices and new changes in the world of SSD

    • Learn about the changes impacting your SSD practice
    • Get an update on what is happening in the federal courts
    • Receive guidance from ALJs
    • Watch a cross examination of a vocational expert—and receive tips to better handle your cases
    • Discuss how you can better serve your clients—lots of practical tips by an expert panel
    • Understand how to maintain your practice—stay afloat in an uncertain economy
    • Much, much more—this practical, entertaining and highly beneficial program is not to be missed!

     

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

     


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9634) — $69
    • 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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    9634V

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: August 24, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Advanced Issues in Social Security Disability (West Chester)
    Collapse Elder Law Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Our faculty will fill you in on the year’s highlights. Get the latest word on decisions from the courts and regulations from the legislators or agencies on all the critical issues. You’ll also focus on undue influence and what is required by the ethics rules to protect you and your clients.

     

    Make sure you know the significant developments

    • Top 10 case decisions from the courts
    • New PA managed care for Medicaid long term services and supports
    • ABLE accounts come to PA!
    • PA’s new Caregiver, Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act
    • Powers of Attorney– key provisions, updating existing POAs
    • Medicare coverage for seniors
    • Accessing home and community-based services

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 02, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Fire At-Will in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Is an employer in Pennsylvania really permitted to fire an employee at any time for any reason, or even for no reason at all? Of course, it’s not that simple. Learn the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees so that you can help your clients navigate through the confusing laws governing the employment at-will doctrine.

     

    Take away answers to your questions

    • What are the rights—as well as the restrictions—of employers and employees in the at-will relationship?
    • When should you file a wrongful termination claim? When should you not?
    • How can an employer best defend against a wrongful termination claim?
    • How does whistleblowing factor into at-will cases?
    • Why does it matter what language is in the employee handbook?
    • What can you do to minimize the likelihood of successful litigation after a firing?
    • What are the risks of ignoring a plaintiff’s demand letter?

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Labor and Employment Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 22, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Five County Guardianship Practice--Bucks, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    This new course goes well beyond the basics and gives you solutions for your complex guardianship problems. Faculty will address the difficulties in representing the petitioner or the alleged incapacitated person (AIP), or advocating in cases where the AIP has been exploited.

     

    Orphans’ Court judges and DHS counsel provide answers

    Our experienced panelists include Orphans’ Court judges in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia counties who may decide your client’s case as well as legal counsel from the Department of Human Services. They’ll answer these questions and more:

    • What does the Orphans’ Court want to see in emergency and non-emergency petitions for guardianship?
    • What’s the guardian’s role when the AIP’s position is not in his or her best interest?
    • How much is a “reasonable” attorney’s fee?
    • What’s expected when theft renders an AIP ineligible for needed Medical Assistance benefits?

     

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

     



    Program Sponsor: PBA Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and PBA Elder Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 11, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Five County Guardianship Practice--Bucks, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Habeas Corpus (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Special Tuition Available

    $35 - Law Clerks from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

    To register, please call customer service at 1-800-932-4637


     

     

    Take part in an informative judicial roundtable discussion

    Federal habeas corpus litigation is the most complex, difficult and murky area of post-conviction criminal procedure. In this course, a panel of experienced prosecutors, defense attorneys, and federal judges guide you through the confusing and often treacherous waters comprising habeas corpus law in the federal courts.

     

    Opening Remarks by Hon. L. Felipe Restrepo

    Overview on the State PCRA Process

    Overview Lecture on Federal Habeas and Recurring Legal Issues

    Overview on Timeliness and Martinez

    Panel Discussion of Brief Fact Hypothetical Patterns:

    • Timeliness
    • Factual Unreasonableness
    • Contrary To/ Unreasonable Application of Supreme Court Law
    • Equitable Tolling
    • Procedural Default
    • Martinez

     

    Perspectives from the Bench:

    • When and why to appoint counsel or grant oral argument
    • The most vexing habeas issues judges confront
    • Examples of good advocacy, brief writing and organization
    • Timing issues, including extensions for filing briefs
    • How attorneys can inquire about status/judicial delay 
    • The level of specificity required in objecting to an R&R
    • The difference in handling/reviewing pro se submissions v. counseled petitions 
    • How chambers handles inmate communication, especially when counsel is involved

     

     

     

    Reserve your seat

    Take away insightful information from our seasoned faculty as they provide you with a clearer understanding of this complex area of law. The course concludes with a panel discussion among federal judges on best practices in litigating habeas petitions.

     

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



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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: September 18, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Habeas Corpus (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Help! The Rules Are Changing...and they impact ALL Pennsylvania court filings (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Effective January 6, 2018—changes are coming in Pennsylvania and appellate courts requiring lawyers to redact confidential and sensitive information in all court-filed documents. Creating uniform standards and specifying the types of safeguarded information, lawyers will be subject to sanctions for failure to comply. This course will help you to:

    • Understand the development of the public access policy
    • Find out how to handle court filings under the new policy
    • Gain practical tips and techniques for complying with the new policy
    • Analyze the specific requirements under the new policy and what sanctions may be imposed for non-compliance

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout the live program. To receive 1 hour of ethics credit, you must attend the entire live course.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 30, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Help! The Rules Are Changing...and they impact ALL Pennsylvania court filings (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Legislative Update: For drafters and legislative counsel (Mechanicsburg, Simulcast)

    Register for this annual course of recent legislation, updates and important topics in the legislative arena.

     

    This full day program, developed by legislative insiders is tailored for those who affect the composition of our laws. Receive valuable insights on case updates and important legislation.

     

    Learn about important legislation

    • Uniform Law Update
    • Removal from Office
    • Krill Update
    • Judicial Deference to Administrative Interpretation
    • Ethics

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Statutory Law Committee

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, PBI INTERNAL USE ONLY...DO NOT PURCHASE, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: September 14, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.50 hours Substantive Credits, 2.50 hours Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Legislative Update: For drafters and legislative counsel (Mechanicsburg, Simulcast)
    Collapse Local, State & Federal Taxes Affecting Real Estate Transactions (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Get up to speed on legislative tax abatements and funding tools

    KOZ, LERTA, TIFs, New Market Credits, RACP Funding

     

    Discover how real estate transactions are affected by tax laws

    Get the latest updates on local, state and federal tax law changes and learn how to deal with capital gains tax issues.

     

    Pennsylvania’s Realty Transfer Tax Law

    Pick up terrific tax planning tips for personal residences.

     

    Get expert advice on how to navigate real estate tax assessments and appeals

    Understand the impact of recent case law on your clients’ real property assessments. Get tips on what to look for when challenging an assessment.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: September 08, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Local, State & Federal Taxes Affecting Real Estate Transactions (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse The Basics of UM/UIM and Limited Tort (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Get the basics to handle auto law cases

    Two of the core aspects of auto insurance coverage—uninsured (UM)/underinsured (UIM) motorist coverage and limited tort coverage law—will be outlined in detail. Learn the key terminology, how to properly read an insurance policy, what exceptions apply and how to bring or defend cases involving disputes over these coverages.

     

    Learn the keys to understanding UM/UIM

    • Whose insurance is primary
    • When you can “stack” policies
    • How to take advantage of multiple policies
    • When a claim for bad faith should be pursued

     

    Know the ins and outs of limited tort

    • What injuries overcome the threshold and allow for pain and suffering recovery
    • How you can prove “serious impairment of a bodily function”
    • How to evaluate the “election” of limited tort and challenge its applicability 

     


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9842) — $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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    9842

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 28, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Basics of UM/UIM and Limited Tort (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse The Year in Review for the General Practitioner 2017 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    CLE that works for you immediately.

    Current, engaging and dynamic, this program provides education that equips you with real skills and information that you can put to use at work the very next day. Each hour is designed to enhance your practice:

    • Estate Planning
    • Professional Liability
    • Family Law
    • Real Estate Law
    • Business Law: Big Changes for LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs
    • Drugged Driving in the Medical Marijuana Era

     

    Learn from six “power” hours—developments, trends, & projections delivered by leading practitioners

    Unique teaching teams made up of experienced and highly-respected attorneys take you through each hour, highlighting the year’s most significant developments shaping your practice.

     

    WE MAKE LEARNING EASIER.

    Finding it difficult to keep up? We know you feel daily pressure to stay on the cutting edge of your practice (and up to date on your CLE requirement.) This program is designed to keep you current and competitive (and compliant!)—without interrupting your busy schedule.

     

    • 8:30 - 8:35
      • Welcome
    • 8:35 - 9:35
      • Estate Law Update
    • 9:35 - 9:40
      • Break
    • 9:40 - 10:40
      • Professional Liability Update (Ethics)
    • 10:40 - 10:50
      • Break
    • 10:50 - 11:50
      • Family Law Update
    • 11:50 - 12:30
      • Lunch
    • 12:30 - 1:30
      • Real Estate Law Update
    • 1:30 - 1:35
      • Break
    • 1:35 - 2:35
      • Business Law: Big Changes for LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs
    • 2:35 - 2:45
      • Break
    • 2:45 - 3:45
      • Birchfield and Its Impact on Your Next DUI Case

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 01, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Year in Review for the General Practitioner 2017 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse U.S. Immigration Law Under the Trump Administration (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The general practitioner has always had to know enough about immigration law to responsibly address client needs and ensure proper representation is provided, particularly because immigration law overlaps with so many other areas, including family, employment and criminal law. With the Trump administration’s very targeted focus on immigration, practitioners need to understand the immigration system in order to properly counsel their clients in an atmosphere of increased work site crackdowns, detention and removal of immigrants and bans on immigrants from certain countries.

     

    Learn about these crucial areas:

    • The immigration vocabulary
    • Worksite compliance- employer liability
    • Undocumented immigrants—civil rights and immigration remedies, including asylum and cancellation of removal
    • Family law issues for “mixed families”: family action plans in the event of ice detention
    • Criminal immigration (crimimm): the new definition of “criminal” in 2017
    • Sanctuary cities-how will the state and federal governments deal with them?

     

    Course Planner: Wendy Castor Hess, Esq.

     

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



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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO U.S. Immigration Law Under the Trump Administration (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Whistleblowers: The Challenges, Risks, Rewards, and Protections (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Whistleblower litigation is emerging as a rapidly growing area of the law, with new developments almost on a daily basis.

     

    Explore the legal, practical and ethical issues that a whistleblower discovers illegal and otherwise illegal and improper practices in the workplace.

     

    A diverse panel of experienced practitioners will discuss:

    • Strategies for litigation under the federal False Claims Act and other similar state statutes
    • IRS and SEC programs that reward an informant based upon the amounts recovered on account of the information provided
    • Whistleblower protections against firing, discipline, or other retaliation under:
      • The Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law and other states' laws
      • Federal workplace protections, including those under the False Claims Act, the 2013 Defense Authorization Act, and other federal whistleblower protection statutes covering a wide range of industry sectors
    • The lawyer (in house counsel and otherwise) as whistleblower
    • The whistleblower's use of otherwise confidential documents
    • Negotiating settlement of whistleblower-retaliation claims

     

    Course Planner: Anthony J. Bolognese, Esq., David J. Caputo, Esq.

     


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9958) — $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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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 07, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Whistleblowers: The Challenges, Risks, Rewards, and Protections (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)