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Enhance your practice with updates in key areas of civil litigation

  • Motor vehicle law
  • Products liability
  • Recent legislation
  • Ethical issues
  • Developments in PA civil procedure

 

Fine tune your knowledge

  • Analyze recent important decisions from the Pennsylvania state and federal courts
  • Learn from leading practitioners
  • Maximize your time with relevant updates, valuable practice tips and convenient locations
  • Attend a full day of CLE with faculty members who will educate, engage and enrich you

 

PBI is pleased to cosponsor this program with the PBA Civil Litigation Section
 


 

Course Planner: Peter J. Hoffman, Esq.

 

Course Materials

  • Course Book (2016-9642) — $69
  • Audio CD (ACD-9642) — $39
  • Audio CD & Book Set (ACDS-9642) — $99
To order course materials, please call PBI`s Customer Service Department at 1-800-247-4724.
 
If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for the shipment of books and 4 to 6 weeks for shipment of the CDs and book/CD sets. Include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. Sales tax on all orders.
 

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

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 30th Annual Civil Litigation Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Litigating the Employment Discrimination Case (Beaver)

    Establish effective investigation techniques

    • Watch vignettes designed to refine your issue spotting skills.
    • Hear from practitioners on both sides regarding what they are looking for in an effective investigation.
    • Learn how common pitfalls in handling investigations play out in litigation. 

     

    Learn strategies for handling the charge process

    • Choosing the agency
    • Navigating the intake process
    • Defending the charge

     

    Take away practice pointers for navigating trial

    Hear from practitioners on both sides in a
    fast-paced, interactive format, regarding:

    • Pleadings
    • Goals for discovery
    • New federal rules on proportionality
    • Developing themes for trial
    • Experts
    • Order of witnesses

     

    PBI is pleased to cosponsor this program with the PBA Labor and Employment Law Section
     


     

    Course Planners: Richard R. Harris, Esq., Martha J. Keon, Esq.

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9769) — $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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    9769

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: April 03, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Litigating the Employment Discrimination Case (Beaver)
    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 23, 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 Intersection of Estates and Civil Litigation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Understand What Happens in Existing Litigation When a Litigant Dies

    • How does the litigation continue?
    • Does an estate need to be opened?
    • Do parties need to be substituted?

     

    Explore Wrongful Death and Survival Actions and the Subsequent Consequences on a Decedent’s Estate

    • Ensure your familiarity with these causes of actions and what is encompassed by each: proper parties, statute of limitations, etc.
    • Delve into the allocation of proceeds between Wrongful Death and Survival Action claims
    • Review inheritance tax implications and discuss issues related to valuation of proceeds from survival actions

     

    Analyze Tax Issues Associated with the Receipt of Litigation Proceeds

    • Look at allocation and reporting of the proceeds from pre- and post-death causes of action and what the death tax consequences are
    • Dig into income tax liability issues for estate beneficiaries

     

    Discuss the Ethical and Malpractice Issues for Estate Attorneys

     


     

    Course Planners: William G. Roark, Esq., Lisa A. Shearman, Esq.

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9562) — $49
    • 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: April 10, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Intersection of Estates and Civil Litigation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse The Law of Arrest, Search and Seizure in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Practical, Real-World Lessons

    Through the use of hypotheticals demonstrating “real-life” scenarios, learn how common Fourth Amendment issues are handled in an engaging and practical format.

     

    Varied Perspectives on the Fourth Amendment

    Listen as the prosecution, defense counsel and judges provide their perspectives on Fourth Amendment suppression issues and strategies, and approaches to litigation.

     

    David Rudovsky’s Update

    Receive a copy of David Rudovsky’s book: Arrest, Search and Seizure in Pennsylvania with your tuition and analyze recent legal developments as David delivers his ever-popular Fourth Amendment update.

     

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


     

    Course Planners: Paul Messing, Esq., David Rudovsky, Esq.

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9653) — $79
    • 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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    9723

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

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Law of Arrest, Search and Seizure in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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.

     

    Related Products

    • 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 Trends in Municipal Finance (Beaver)

    Tackle These Tough Issues

     

    Role of Solicitor in a Bond Issue

    Whether they’re full time employees or in private practice, municipal solicitors in Pennsylvania handle a wide variety of legal work, including litigation, contracts and labor matters. Although a municipality may retain separate bond counsel, the solicitor must take steps to protect the client before a bond is issued. 

    Legal Challenges Facing Distressed Municipalities 

    Many municipalities are finding it difficult to balance their budgets and pay long-term obligations such as pensions and post-retirement benefits. Some face a downward spiral of continuing deficits and unpaid obligations. This session reviews the legal challenges that commonly confront distressed municipalities, and how the Act 47 process and Chapter 9 bankruptcy work. 

    Beyond Plain Vanilla Public Bond Issue 

    This session will examine some of the reasons for issuing bonds beyond a normal project or refunding – such as the recently-created city revitalization and improvement zone (CRIZ) authority and pension obligation bonds – the benefits and drawbacks of doing so, and the legal challenges that they may face.


    Continuing Disclosure Landscape

    This session will review the continuing disclosure obligations of municipal issuers under SEC Rule 15c2-12, documents that must be filed with the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, recent SEC enforcement actions and best practices for municipal issuers.


     

    Course Planner: Donna L. Kreiser, Esq.

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9757) — $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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    9757
    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: March 10, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Members of the PBA Workers’ Compensation Section Bench Bar Committee, a distinguished panel of statewide Workers’ Compensation judges and experienced practitioners, will discuss the recommendations of the committee. This program will provide an inside view of recommendations for streamlining procedures.

     

    Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the “views from the bench,” as well as valuable advice from experienced practitioners.

     

    Review the Committee’s recommendations with emphasis on the areas that most impact practitioners:

    • Mediation
    • Practice and procedure
    • WCAIS

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Workers' Compensation Section

     

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


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9831) — $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: May 17, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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