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Earn CLE, including ETHICS and HAVE FUN!

  • Get six CLE credits while having the best time you have ever had at a seminar!
  • Meet other people who share your interest and commitment to animals and an understanding of the laws that impact them.

 

Explore this ever-growing field of law

  • Hear an update on case law and legislation impacting animals, animal owners and businesses.
  • Know more about the law as it relates to shelters, rescues and other animal-welfare organizations.
  • Learn about the laws of wildlife; community cats; dog parks; animals in disaster; fraud in animal charities and more!

 

Pick your site

  • Join us in Philadelphia where you can select from multiple sessions to build your own program.
  • Join us at any of our simulcast sites for a daylong track of great animal law topics including ethics.

 

Visit with our exhibitors and their animals at any of PBI’s three conference centers

  • Attend the live Philly location and visit with shelters, rescues, service agencies and other organizations devoted to animal welfare and service. Meet dogs, cats and sometimes other furry friends too!
  • Use this opportunity to find out how you can turn your passion for animals into volunteer and/or legal services opportunities.

 

Workshop choices will determine whether credits are in substantive law, practice and procedure or ethics.

 

Program Sponsor: PBA Animal Law Committee


 


 

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  • Course Book (2017-9843) — $69
  • 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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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: August 17, 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 A Day on Contracts (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Get it all here in one place. This program will feature plenary sessions with presentations on practical drafting issues and techniques, the importance of being tuned in to regional and cultural differences, electronic contracting, an overview of crucial core clauses, mock hearings, ethics and professionalism as well as breakout sessions covering different types of contracts.

     

    Individual breakout sessions on:

    • Agency and distributorship contracts
    • Labor and employment contracts
    • International contracts of sale/CISG
    • Licensing and franchising contracts
    • Sale of goods contracts
    • Software and intellectual property contracts
    • Professional services contracts
    • Construction contracts
    • Commercial real estate contracts 

     

    Course Planners: Timothy Murray, Esq., Steven M. Richman, Esq.

     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9691) — $69
    • 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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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: July 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 Advanced Issues in Social Security Disability (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    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.

     


     

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    • 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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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 01, 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 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Autonomous Vehicles (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    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: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 14, 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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    • 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 Entertainment Law (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn the balancing act

    Get tips on how to balance your clients’ varied and conflicting needs, such as publicity vs. privacy rights, honoring a contract vs. freedom of creativity and copyright protection vs. artistic license.

     

    Explore complex issues

    Master the critical details you need to look for when drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and licensing rights. Discover what you need to know about intellectual property assets, established and emerging media, financing, labor requirements, conflicting state regulations and more.

     

    Topics Include:

    • Book Publishing Contracts
    • A Corporate Counsel Song and Dance, IP Counseling for Counselors
    • Legal & Business Issues in the Making of “The Lennon Report”, a Feature Film
    • Music Law and Practice
    • The Legal & Business Aspects of Reality Television
    • A View from the Wings: Theatre Law Overview (Business Structure and Rights Acquisition)

     

    Course Planner: Alexander Murphy Jr., Esq.

     

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


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9805) — $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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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 28, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits, 2.00 hours 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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    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 Medicare ABCs and D (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    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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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    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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    Collapse Revisiting Younger

    Irving Younger’s seminars electrified, entertained and energized an entire generation of America’s advocates. Professor Stephen Easton introduces a new generation to Younger’s landmark work bringing a fresh and contemporary approach to Younger’s time-honored classic that has served as an essential foundation for real-world practice. Easton will help you reconcile the rules of evidence law and the modern considerations of the craft of advocacy. This fast-paced, media-rich program will both entertain and provide invaluable, practical tips to benefit every practicing lawyer.

     

    Incorporating extensive video clips from Younger’s masterpiece presentation, Easton will:

    • Take a fresh look at the philosophy, psychology and physiology of credibility
    • Analyze modern tools for preparing a witness to be credible
    • Reflect on the skills that every lawyer must master to expose an adversary’s lack of credibility

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

     


     

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    9450

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 22, 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 Snapshots of Special Education Law (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Join PBI for a “snapshot” look at four independent areas that are essential stepping stones on the road to effectively advocating for your client.

     

    Early Intervention and Transition to School Age

    Through a multimedia presentation, the panel of experts will discuss their experiences and challenges in the transition to school aged programming.

    • Guidelines to Support Parents
    • Preschool Programs to School-Aged Programs
    • Funding Responsibilities for Early Intervention Services
    • Ethical considerations in special education law

     

    Why Hasn’t This Case Settled?

    This session explores the many reasons why a settlement cannot or does not occur.

    • Expensive transportation
    • Pendency
    • Insurance terms
    • Precedent within the district
    • Engagement and cost committal to experts
    • G.L. v. Ligonier trajectory

     

    Extended School Year

    This session will provide you with answer to the most frequently asked questions about Extended School Year (ESY) services, including

    • Who qualifies for ESY
    • What is ESY programing
    • What are the legal requirements under the IDEA and Chapter 14?

     

    Ethical Considerations When School Discipline and Juvenile Justice Overlap

    Students with disabilities are at greater risk of being pulled into the school-to-prison pipeline and can suffer more from its effects.  Students with disabilities are suspended or expelled for behaviors that are a direct result of their disabilities.  Sometimes those students are referred directly to the juvenile justice system for the same conduct.  Sometimes court involvement comes later--children who are separated from school more frequently end up in the juvenile justice system down the line.  And seventy percent of children in the juvenile justice system have educational disabilities.  Frequently, though, the prosecutors, juvenile probation officers, and judges in the juvenile system are not informed about a student's disabilities and the role(s) it may have played in her or his conduct.  This panel explores these problems--and the ethical concerns that confronting it raises for lawyers representing students and districts.


     

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    • 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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    9635

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: July 24, 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 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 

     


     

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    • 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

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    Collapse The Best Retirement and Estate Plans for Attorneys - 2017 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Gain practical and resourceful guidance on retirement
    and estate planning

    There were two married couples, the Rushers and the Planners, with identical earnings records and investments. The Rushers didn’t attend this program and ended up running out of money. The Planners attended, utilized the recommended strategies, and when the Rushers ran out of money, the Planners had $2,013,881 to leave to their heirs. Be a planner, not a rusher. Attend this workshop.

     

    Meet the instructor

    James Lange, best-selling author, CPA and attorney, is the President of three interrelated companies that provide estate & trust preparation, tax planning and preparation, and financial services to IRA and retirement plan owners. He is a nationally recognized IRA, 401(k) and retirement plan distribution expert and the Founder of The Roth IRA Institute™.

     

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


     

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    9693

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: July 11, 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 Essentials of Chapter 7 & 13 Bankruptcy Practice (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Bankruptcy is one of the most viable areas of law for new attorneys and general practitioners. This basic program has been designed for those attorneys who do not normally handle bankruptcy cases or have not handled them recently and are looking for a basic foundation in bankruptcy law and procedure—specifically for Chapter 7 and 13 cases.

     

    What the new consumer bankruptcy practitioner
    needs to know

    • Initial client interview
    • Learn about 707(b) issues
    • Observe a mock 341 meeting
    • Master basic plan drafting
    • Examine the confirmation and post-confirmation proces
    • Know about motions practice
    • Discuss lien avoidance 

     

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

     

    Course Planners: James K. Jones, Esq., Patricia M. Mayer, Esq., Jana S. Pail, Esq.

     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9844) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $279
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
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    • 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: July 21, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Essentials of Chapter 7 & 13 Bankruptcy Practice (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse The Life of an Internal Investigation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    In today’s complex regulatory environment, small, medium and large corporate clients are conducting internal investigations more frequently than ever. No matter the size of the corporation, the investigations all have the same goal: to find out whether a problem exists, how big the problem is, and how to fix it.

     

    This program will provide the building blocks of an effective, but efficient, internal investigation in response to both internal complaint and external governmental or other queries.

     

    Learn how to handle:

    • Crisis management: putting out the fire
    • Answering the big questions:
      • WHO? Forming the investigation team together
      • WHAT? Defining the scope of the investigation and developing a communication plan
      • HOW? Identifying documents and witnesses
      • WHY? What are the issues and possible remedies?
      • WHEN? How to pace the investigation and what to tackle first

     

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

     

    Course Planner: Ellen C. Brotman, Esq.
     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9836) — $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: July 12, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Life of an Internal Investigation (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.

     

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    • Podcast with credit — $179
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
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    • 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

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    Collapse The Nuts and Bolts of a Title Insurance Claim (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The unique nature of title insurance makes claims handling and litigating challenging, but it also allows one to be creative in solving title problems. Join a panel of experienced attorneys who investigate and litigate these claims, as they walk you through the basic steps of filing and defending a claim.

     

    A “nuts and bolts” look at—

    • The title insurance policy itself—what it is, who it benefits, coverage exceptions and limitations
    • The “top ten” title insurance claims from a lender’s policy perspective—including unrecorded mortgages, mortgages with missing or insufficient legal descriptions, mortgages and other liens from prior owners remaining of record
    • Initiating a claim—how and when to initiate a claim, what support to include with the claim, the “etiquette” for contacting the title insurer
    • The response of the title insurer to a claim—options, what the claimant can expect to hear.
    • Resolving the claim—typical tactics, communication with assigned counsel

     


     

    • 9:00 - 9:05
      • Welcome & Introduction
        Brian H. Smith 
    • 9:05 - 9:40
      • The title insurance policy
        What it is, who it benefits, coverage exceptions and limitations
        William J. Parker
    • 9:40 - 10:15
      • The “top ten” title insurance claims
        Including unrecorded mortgages, mortgages with missing or insufficient legal descriptions, mortgages and other liens from prior owners remaining of record
        William J. Parker, Brian H. Smith
    • 10:15 - 10:50
      • Initiating a claim
        How and when to initiate a claim, what support to include with the claim, the “etiquette” for contacting the title insurer
        Brian H. Smith
    • 10:50 - 11:05
      • Break
    • 11:05 - 11:40
      • The response of the title insurer to a claim
        Options, what the claimant can expect to hear
        William J. Parker
    • 11:40 - 12:15
      • Resolving the claim
        Typical tactics, communication with assigned counsel
        Brian H. Smith
    • 12:15 - 1:15
      • Ethics, Integrity and Professionalism
        Brian H. Smith

     


     

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

    This course qualifies for 4 General CE credits for title agents. 
     


     

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    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: June 20, 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 The Pain Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Doctors share cutting edge techniques for diagnosing and treating pain; lawyers show you how to use this information in your next case!

     

    Proving pain in a compensation context— how do you do it?

    Everyone has experienced pain but place it in a compensation context, and it is filled with controversy and doubt—it is “subjective,” with no objective diagnostic criteria. In a nutshell: pain is a challenging concept to prove.

     

    Understand the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating pain

    This unique program puts you in touch with a team of doctors and attorneys who provide an in-depth but easily understood overview of the diagnosis and treatments
    of pain syndromes, as well as tips on how to use this knowledge in representing your clients.

    • The pathophysiology of pain
    • Pain management techniques
    • Psychological issues in pain management
    • Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD)
    • Fibromyalgia and other pain syndromes
    • How to prove or defend a pain case 

     

     


     

    • 8:30 - 8:35
      • Welcome and Introduction
    • 8:35 - 9:15
      • The Pathophysiology of Pain
        • Pain generators
        • Are some people genetically pre-disposed to pain?
        • Objective tests for pain
    • 9:15 - 10:15
      • Pain Management Techniques
        • Physical treatments
        • Injections
        • Physical Therapy
        • Marijuana
        • Acupuncture
        • Surgery
        • Oral Medication
        • Neuromodulation
    • 10:15 - 10:30
      • Break
    • 10:30 - 11:00
      • Pain Management Techniques (Continued)
    • 11:00 - 11:45
      • Psychological Issues in Pain Management
        • Behavioral Therapy
    • 11:45 - 12:15
      • Lunch
    • 12:15 - 1:15
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)
    • 1:15 - 1:45
      • Fibromyalgia and other Pain Syndromes
    • 1:45 - 2:00
      • Break
    • 2:00 - 2:30
      • Fibromyalgia and other Pain Syndromes (Continued)
    • 2:30 - 3:30
      • How to Prove or Defend a Pain Case

     

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Trial Evidence: Artistry & Advocacy in the Courtroom (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Tom Mauet uses his vast experiences as a trial lawyer, law professor and judge to help you organize evidence in the way it should be—from the judge’s perspective. Mauet frames his presentation by using the “3R’s”: Is it relevant? Is it reliable? Is it right? This comprehensive and entertaining program is enhanced by a continuous visual presentation and a detailed evidence manual. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from an experienced litigator, judge, professor and best-selling author —and a compelling CLE instructor!

     

    5 Reasons to make this your indispensable guide to succeeding at trial

    • First steps – what to do as soon as evidence problem arises
    • Making objections that persuade the judge
    • Establishing proper foundations for witnesses and exhibits
    • 9 steps of expert testimony admissibility
    • Understanding the hearsay/non-hearsay dichotomy
    • 7 impeachment methods and rehabilitation

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section 

     


     

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    9451

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: July 20, 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 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.

     


     

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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

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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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    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

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    Collapse Winning Numbers (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Make sense of accounting concepts and practices to resolve legal problems

    Financial, business and accounting issues are at the heart of many legal problems. This nationally-acclaimed seminar goes well beyond traditional “debit and credit” to offer you a refreshing perspective and simple solutions for wading through complicated rules, terminology and analysis. The comprehensive course materials are carefully designed with numerous checklists and worksheets to help you make your practice more effective and self-assured.

     

    Determine how to detect financial statement manipulation

    Discover how common business transactions are summarized in financial statement form. Learn John Moore’s proven methods for working effectively with statements offered by your client, your opponent, experts…even your firm’s accountant. A carefully constructed series of informative aids will assist you in the prevention and detection of financial statement manipulation and Moore’s simple, but insightful checklists will help you analyze a complete set of “time value of money” concepts.

     

    Review case studies to reveal hidden pitfalls in financial statements

    The practical illustrations used throughout the day will shed new light on accounting concepts as they are applied to legal issues. John Moore’s presentation features concrete examples that are useful to every practicing attorney, regardless of specialty.

     

    Attend, and like your colleagues, you, too, will rave

    • His enthusiasm and energy were contagious.
    • John made this complex subject interesting and entertaining.
    • Absolutely the best speaker!

     


     

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    9978

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: May 25, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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