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Collapse Ethics Potpourri: Friend or Foe: The Ethical Impact of Technology on a Lawyer

From social media to online reviews to securing your office’s infrastructure, to preparing for and trying cases, technology impacts every aspect of a lawyer’s practice. This program will highlight the current ethical issues technology presents, and provide practical guidance. The course will also provide an overview of how to prepare for the Pennsylvania Trial and Appellate Courts Public Access Policy, which goes into effect in January 2018.

 


 

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Tuition includes course materials. Course materials are not available for separate purchase. 

 

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9717D

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

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Family Law Institute 2017 (Williamsport)

     

    The Family Law Institute has become an annual tradition

    This year’s Institute will provide the latest practical information and practice hints available. Whether you are a “veteran” of family law, just beginning your practice, or somewhere in between, you are sure to benefit from the knowledge and experience of each faculty member.

     

    Sessions

    • 21st Century Extended Family Issues
      Join us in the opening plenary session as we tackle the growing issues of families in the 21st Century. Among the many topics to be discussed, we will explore the rights and responsibilities of grandparents and other third parties in both custody and support matters. We will focus on the ever-changing nature of modern families and discuss what “family law” might look like as we move into the future.
    • Passports & International Travel
      Travel around the world with this panel discussion of issues facing family law practitioners on a regular basis. As our world becomes a smaller place, issues involving international travel and relocation become more prevalent for family law attorneys advising clients with children. Using hypotheticals and real life experiences, the panel will guide you from start to finish, whether your client is seeking to travel or concerned about allowing the other parent to travel internationally. Discover how to request safeguards to be put in place before travel and what to do when travel goes wrong. Learn how to register and enforce a foreign order in the United States and abroad. The panel will also discuss the Hague Convention on child abduction.
    • Art of Cross Examination
      Through the use of popular clips from TV shows and movies, as well as the recreation of real life cross-examinations by some of Pennsylvania’s most prominent civil litigators, Judge Bernstein brings his renowned style of courtroom presentation to the family law environment. Join one of Pennsylvania’s foremost authorities on evidence and cross-examination for an insightful and entertaining program providing keys to effective and compelling cross-examination.
    • Ethics and Civility in Family Law
      This session will cover the hot topics on relevant ethical, disciplinary and malpractice issues to avoid in family law, including how to spot and mitigate troubling situations before they get you in trouble.

     

    Course Planners: Mary Cushing Doherty, Esq., Ned Hark, Esq., J. Paul Helvy, Esq., Christina M. DeMatteo, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9657) — $99
    • Podcast with credit — $299
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $299
    • 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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    9657

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: May 18, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 1.50 hours Ethics Credits, 4.50 hours Substantive 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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    Course materials are 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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    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 Piercing the Corporate Veil (Williamsport)

    Get the basics

    • What is “veil piercing” and how can it be used to recover damages?
    • How do you set up and operate a business space to avoid piercing of the veil?
    • How can an expert assist in evaluating whether the veil should be pierced?
    • How do Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware law differ?

     

    Identify the steps and procedures to be followed:

    • The equitable doctrine and its use as a claim for alter ego liability
    • Identify and use doctrines like reverse piercing, substantive consolidation, fraudulent conveyances, etc., to establish personal jurisdiction over foreign affiliates 
    • Avoid the application of this exception to the general rule – that shareholders are not liable for the debts of the corporation 

     

    Course Planners: Elizabeth S. Fenton, Esq., Eddie L. Edwards, Esq.

     

     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9841) — $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
    Original Product Date: June 29, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 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: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Nuts & Bolts of Adoption Practice in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Using and Abusing the Residential Agreement of Sale (Williamsport)


    The Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® (PAR) residential agreement of sale is the #1 contract used in the Commonwealth of PA. Come review the latest changes and interpretations of this complex and ever-changing form. Our panel of experts, including Brett Woodburn, Counsel to PAR, will review the provisions most commonly used and abused, adding tips and tricks to better represent your clients.

     

    Examine new and misused parts of the PAR form, 
    including

    • Dates 
    • Appraisal addendum 
    • Inspection clauses 
    • Resales in condos and planned communities 
    • Seller’s disclosure form 
    • Legal descriptions 
    • Broker disclosure addendum

     

    PBI is pleased to cosponsor this program with the PBA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

     


     

    Course Planners: Marshal Granor, Esq., Brett M. Woodburn, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9705) — $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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    9705

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: May 10, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Wills of the Rich and Famous (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Gain insight into the lives of some of the world’s best-known figures and glean creative approaches to offer your clients.

     

    Discuss fundamental principles to consider when drafting
    and executing Pennsylvania wills.

     

    Illustrated by an examination of wills of the rich, famous
    and just plain weird, you will receive important information
    to assist you in your practice.

     

    Program topics will include

    • The proper form of a will.
    • How do you protect a will from a contest based on incapacity?
    • What constitutes proper execution?
    • Why you must specifically address personal effects
      in the will.
    • How to properly draft gift provisions—including general and specific bequests, class gifts, residuary bequests, etc.
    • How to properly disinherit someone.
    • What administrative provisions must be included?
    • The proper drafting of tax clauses.

     

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


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9820) — $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: June 08, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Wills of the Rich and Famous (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)