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Collapse 2017 Criminal Law Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

Hear from the judges

Join judges from your region and hear their “insights from the bench” on what’s happening in the criminal courts. Pick up tips on how you can improve your practice before the court.

 

Catch up on what’s new

Learn about the latest state and federal cases, new rules and recent statutory changes that are impacting those in criminal practice such as • sentencing • drug cases • gun cases
• search and seizure • DUI • new expungement laws
• PA risk assessment laws • federal criminal practice.

 

Get an ethics credit!

Knowing what ethical landmines to avoid is a crucial part of your practice. Learn about decisions, ethical issues and Rules of Professional Conduct that impact criminal practice.

 

Walk away with a useful resource

A detailed summary of cases in all different categories of criminal practice will be outlined in your course manual, along with updates on state and federal legislation and rule changes. Make this your “go to” resource every time you begin your research for a pending case.

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: December 07, 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 24th Annual Auto Law Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Steer your auto case to a successful outcome and discover the twists and hairpin turns that have evolved over the past year. This course will cover new issues and updates that affect limited tort cases. Also, as an added bonus, all attendees receive a UM/UIM Digest in addition to the course manual.

     

    Hear the most recent information on

    • Using criminal cases in civil matters
    • Legislative update
    • Engineering technology
    • UM/UIM
    • Subrogation
    • Bad faith
    • Ethical issues

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

     

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

     

    9950
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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 26, 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 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.

     

    • 9:00 – 9:15
      • How Attorneys & Accountants Work Together
    • 9:15 – 9:45
      • The Information You Need, the Documents You Require
    • 9:45 – 10:15
      • Uncovering Information in Individual Tax Returns
    • 10:15 – 10:50
      • How to Read Financial Documents: Financial Statements of Business-Part I
    • 10:50 – 11:05
      • REFRESHMENT BREAK
    • 11:05 – 11:40
      • How to Read Financial Documents: Financial Statements of Business-Part II
    • 11:40 – 12:00
      • How to Read Financial Documents: Tax Returns of Corporations & Partnerships
    • 12:00 – 12:15
      • Forensic Nightmares

     

    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

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    Collapse Boundary Law in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow” often creating tree disputes for those below

     

    Learn the ins and outs of boundary disputes involving trees, fences, driveways, common walls, water issues and more. From exploring the law of party walls and adverse possession to understanding riparian rights and writing accurate legal descriptions, this nuts and bolts seminar will provide an invaluable resource. And when boundary disputes can’t be avoided or settled, you will learn proven techniques and strategies for handling these difficult cases.

     

    Build a solid foundation in boundary law

    • Hear an analysis of the most important statutes and cases governing boundary law
    • Analyze the principles and procedures relied upon by courts in resolving boundary disputes
    • Learn where errors are most commonly made in boundary retracement surveys
    • Gain insights into prosecuting and defending boundary claims between neighbors

     

    PBA Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 16, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Collecting and Enforcing Judgments In Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Discover how to turn judgments into cash!
    Get a comprehensive overview of collections law

    • Execution practice
    • Article 9
    • Enforcing judgments against real estate
    • Exemptions
    • Fraudulent Transfer Act
    • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    • Ethical issues

     

    FREE! Receive the newest edition of Collecting and Enforcing Judgments in Pennsylvania

    • Searchable thumb drive included
    • Filled with useful forms
    • A gold mine of valuable tips, forms and how-to-do-it instructions

     

    9962-sbi

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 04, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse Copyright Considerations in Business Transactions (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Explore copyright issues that many attorneys encounter, knowingly or not, in everyday business transactions. Whether dealing with in-house employees, independent contractors, licensees, or competitors, issues of ownership, authorship, enforcement, and liability are best addressed early and often. This course will provide an overview of these contract-centric copyright issues using example fact scenarios. The course will also address how to assess and react to claims of infringement.

     

    Course Planners:
    Christian D. Ehret, Esq. – Pittsburgh
    Laura A. Genovese, Esq. – Philadelphia

     

    9936-ae

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 09, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Counseling Small Businesses (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Practical advice on counseling your small business clients

    • Operational considerations
    • Asset protection
    • Business financing
    • Business plans

     

    Get the tools you need to select the right business entity for your client

    Which one is right for your client? Learn the difference between proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, joint ventures, corporations and business trusts.

     

    Discover how to start, manage and grow a business in Pennsylvania

    Everything the entrepreneur needs to know, from writing a business plan to hiring and managing employees.

     

    8996-sbi

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

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

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    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

     

    9883-lm/bkt

    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 Elections and Disclaimers in Estates (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn how to effectively use disclaimers in your estate practice

    • Know the risks and benefits of disclaiming an interest and what the effects are
    • Explore special situations related to spousal disclaimers, disclaimers of jointly held property and disclaimers by fiduciaries

     

    Gain a better understanding of estate and inheritance tax elections

    • Stay up to date with the latest changes in state and federal tax law that could impact the administration of an estate
    • Get practical tips on how to avoid unwanted problems and adverse tax consequences for your client

     

    Choose the best strategies for using income tax and business elections

    • Get practical tips on post mortem planning 
    • Learn how to utilize the election under Section 645 and pick up ways to maximize fiduciary income tax elections

     

    9937-ae

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 12, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Family Law 101 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Receive practical step-by-step instruction on approaching domestic relations practice

    You will receive practice pointers from seasoned practitioners and learn the questions to ask and when you should ask them. Forms will be discussed as well as tips to effectively represent your client.

     

    Topics to be covered:

    • Pre-nuptial agreements
    • Divorce
    • Support
    • Custody
    • Equitable distributions
    • Interim relief
    • Appeals

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Family Law Section

     

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

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

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    Collapse International Business: The Trump Effect (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    A GUIDE FOR BOTH IN-HOUSE COUNSELS AND OUTSIDE LAWYERS

    Distinguished panels of experienced international practitioners discuss how global events and political changes will impact international business. In light of the 2016 election, considerable and inevitable changes are on the horizon. The program will examine changes in Europe, the evolving relations between Russia and the US, along with expected changes in relation to business with China, India, Korea, and Japan. Don’t miss this conversation about what is sure to be one of 2017’s hottest topics.

     

    TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:

    International Tax Pitfalls — Mr. McKinley
    During this presentation, we’ll discuss the changing international tax landscape and impacts on U.S. taxation. Additionally, we’ll highlight the international tax aspects of U.S. tax reform and impacts on U.S. multinational enterprises.

     

    Immigration: Foreigners Need Not Apply — Mr. Pfeffer
    This presentation will address new obstacles for businesses seeking to hire foreign workers and students applying for study visas and general processing delays for approved green card applicants. Updates will be provided on recent increased consular processing background reviews and the status of the Trump travel ban for citizens of six countries.

     

    International Intellectual Property Issues — Ms. Lesser
    This presentation will provide an update on recent court decisions, and administrative decisions in the United States and how they may affect international companies who seek to protect or defend IP rights in the United States. We will also review developments in the law of particular countries and their effect or potential effect on U.S. companies overseas.

     

    International Arbitration Developments — Mr. Unkovic
    International arbitration continues to dominate dispute resolution worldwide. This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of the basics of international arbitration and then examine recent developments which may in the future affect the enforceability of some awards.

     

    Update on China & Asia — Mr. Iwinski
    The relationships between the United States and the countries of Asia, specifically China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea are elemental in matters of economic growth and vitality as well as global political and military stability. This presentation will review the development and evolution of these relationships and how they are changing the economic and military landscape under the Trump administration.

     

    ETHICS — Face: How Saving Face Changes Everything — Mr. Unkovic
    How you communicate in international negotiations and business deals is critical for successful outcomes. This presentation, based on a recently published book, will discuss the Nine Rules of Face and explain how to avoid commonly made mistakes and ethical missteps.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 31, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse Officer and Director Liability (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The issue of corporate governance, and the behavior of corporate officers, has become a part of mainstream media coverage and an ever increasing area of litigation. Our course planner, Marc J. Sonnenfeld, Esq., Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Philadelphia; will be joined by Ann B. Laupheimer, Esq., Blank Rome, LLP, Philadelphia and Laura H. McNally, Esq., Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Philadelphia. Together, they will share their collective expertise on the fiduciary duties of officers and directors.

     

    Topics will include:

    • Shareholder Derivative Suits
    • The Business Judgment Rule
    • The Duty of Loyalty and The Duty of Care
    • Risks in Approaching “The Zone of Insolvency”
    • D & O Insurance Coverage Issues

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

     

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Sophisticated Issues for Family Lawyers (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

     

    Mark your calendar

    Join an experienced faculty of domestic practitioners for this informative and essential workshop for family lawyers!

     

    Broaden your knowledge

    Discover innovative approaches to analyzing and tackling complex problems challenging the family law attorney
    on topics such as support, equitable distribution, taxes
    and custody.

     

    Delve into advanced issues

    From complex equitable distribution to critical trial techniques and strategies, our experienced faculty will help you expand and enhance your practice of family law.

     

    • 9:00 –9:05
      • Welcome and Introduction
    • 9:05 – 10:15
      • Connecting the Dots in Business Valuation
    • 10:15 – 11:15
      • Appellate Practice
    • 11:15 – 11:30
      • Refreshment Break
    • 11:30 – 12:15
      • Navigating the New Military Pension Frozen Benefits Rule
    • 12:15 – 1:15
      • Advanced Custody Issues

     

    Course Planners: Carol A. Behers, Esq., Jennifer A. Brandt, Esq.

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 06, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Steven Stark on Writing and Speaking to Win (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Steven D. Stark
    http://www.starkwriting.com/

     

     

    WRITING TO WIN

    Do you know what your writings are really saying to your clients and peers? Understanding the law is one thing, but knowing how to communicate it in a meaningful way is another. Being unclear in communication can cause costly errors and disastrous effects in the cases you handle.

     

    SPEAKING TO WIN

    Be your best in the courtroom, boardroom and classroom. Whether you are called upon to give legislative testimony, a presentation to clients, or comments to the press, you'll come to understand what makes a great speaker effective, and discover how to use those techniques yourself.

     

    • 9:00 - 9:05
      • Welcome and Introduction

     

    Writing to Win

    • 9:05 - 9:45
      • The Do’s and Don’ts of Legal Prose
    • 9:45 - 10:30
      • How to Write and Edit More Efficiently
    • 10:30 - 10:45
      • Break
    • 10:45 - 11:30
      • How to Apply Storytelling to Your Writing
    • 11:30 - 12:15
      • How Studying Advertisements Can Help Your Arguments
    • 12:15 - 12:45
      • Lunch

     

    Speaking to Win

    • 12:45 - 1:30
      • The Five Key Ingredients of Oral Legal Prose
      • Conveying the Message Right as a Lawyer
      • Enhancing the Message and Getting Started
    • 1:30 - 2:15
      • Delivery, Voice and Appearance
      • Visual Aids, Humor and Dealing with Nerves
    • 2:15 - 2:30
      • Break
    • 2:30 - 3:15
      • Oral Argument before a Judge
      • Technical Talks and Presentations to Legal Audiences
      • Handling Questions
    • 3:15 - 4:00
      • Appearances on Television or Before the Press
      • What to Say When You or Your Client Is in Trouble
      • How to Deal with a Hostile or Indifferent Audience

     

    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: December 19, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse The Emerging Retiree (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Get a road map for the future

    Estate planning attorney and Chartered Financial Consultant Guy Matthews will give those looking to retire an overview of what to expect and ways to plan for those “golden years.”
    He’ll explain:

    • How to maximize Social Security benefits as well as savings, IRAs and other retirement plans
    • Rules for qualified plan distributions, withdrawals, minimum distributions, deferred compounding and beneficiary designations

     

    Find answers to your questions

    • Should you change your investment strategies, re-allocate your assets and continue to work beyond age 65?
    • What are the advantages of life insurance and rollover IRAs?
    • How can you coordinate Social Security benefits with existing IRA and 401(k) accounts?
    • What’s the impact of Social Security benefits, early retirement and delayed retirement on your retirement plan options?

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 04, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    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.

     

    cap/sat

    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)