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Collapse Advanced Issues in Civil Practice and Procedure in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

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

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

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: August 23, 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 Cross Examination Strategies (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Watch cross-exam strategies in a series of entertaining vignettes performed by professional actors

     

    Master the fundamentals

    • Learn the art of proper organization and phrasing of a cross examination
    • Impeach the witness using documents and deposition testimony
    • Anticipate and block the witness’ escape routes

     

    Hear the bench perspective
    Judge Anne Lazarus discusses with litigators Timothy Holman and Kevin Harden: 

    • What makes an effective and efficient cross examination 
    • The most common blunders lawyers make

     

    Learn how to handle difficult witnesses

    • Bring the wandering witness back to the question he/she is obligated to answer
    • Reign in the witness determined to tell his/her own story
    • Get even the hostile witness to answer "yes"

     

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

     


     

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    10019

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 11, 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 Depositions Done Right: Featuring Robert Musante (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The country’s #1 teacher of deposition cross-examination presents an analysis of archetypal principles and rules, using the Q&A from Donald Trump’s depo in the recently settled lawsuit involving his D.C. hotel.

    • The Grand Unified Theory of Civil Litigation
    • Discovery deposition & “trial” depositions
    • Saving impeachment for surprise at trial
    • Word-Hawking
    • Depo-clarity is the friend of the cross-examiner
    • Putting leading questions in their place
    • Depo cross-examiner = risk crafter
    • Pythagorize
    • Use of reasoning, rhetoric, & values
    • The power of “So …”
    • Enumeration & looping
    • Deposition vs. interview under-oath

     

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Depositions Done Right: Featuring Robert Musante (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Discovery Tactics: the Good, the Bad, and the Outrageous (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Improve your practice

    Have you ever had to deal with abusive discovery tactics used by opposing counsel? Have you ever been annoyed by the ‘word games’ played by opposing counsel in discovery responses? This basic program is designed to provide attorneys with valuable tips on good discovery practices, including informal discovery, and how to address the most common objectionable, and sometimes outrageous, discovery tactics.

     

    Gain insight on dealing with disruptive tactics

    • Dealing with a disruptive lawyer at a deposition
    • Handling motions to compel effectively
    • Contempt proceedings
    • Potential discovery sanctions for those who refuse to cooperate
    • Misuse of discovery subpoenas
    • Effectively dealing with the “fishing expedition”

     

    Understand your ethical obligations when conducting
    and responding to discovery

     

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


    9933-ae

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: September 19, 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 Driving Under the Influence (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn winning strategies for handling your next DUI case:

    • Introduction to Pennsylvania’s DUI statutes 
    • Motor vehicle stops—what standard to apply and case law update 
    • Field sobriety testing 
    • The Birchfield decisions—the impact on your case pre and post Birchfield 
    • Sentencing—first, second, third and subsequent offenses 

     


     

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    9902

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: July 19, 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 Excel for Lawyers--Basic to Intermediate (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Excel is a spreadsheet application that can be a powerful tool in your law practice. Formulas can help analyze case data, manage business transactions, and make you more efficient in your daily practice. Excel charts can illustrate data to present your cases more effectively. Sort and filter commands provide easy reporting and analysis of large lists. This seminar, designed for those with little or no Excel experience, builds a solid foundation of Excel fundamentals using legal spreadsheet examples.

     

    You will learn how to:

    • Insert, delete, copy, move, edit and format data
    • Insert and copy formulas (sum, average, count, subtract, multiply, divide)
    • Create impressive charts and use chart options
    • Sort and filter data in a large list
    • Setup the page for printing; shrink to fit, headers/footers
    • Use shortcuts to save time completing spreadsheets

     

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Help! The Rules Are Changing...and they impact ALL Pennsylvania court filings (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

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

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

     

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

     

    9948
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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 30, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse Super Stars of Litigation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts)

    Personal injury lawyers focus their practice on cases related to psychological or physical injuries. They work to ensure that their client’s rights are protected and that the client receives a fair settlement to compensate for their injuries.

     

    Attend this day filled with important topics presented
    by some of the top litigators in the state

    • Negotiations - Charles J. Schleifer, Esq. 
    • Catastrophic Injury Case - Edward A. Greenburg, Esq. 
    • Medical Malpractice - Robin Schleifer Weiss, Esq. 
    • Workers’ Compensation - Jerry M. Lehocky, Esq. 
    • Ethical Consideration in Representing Contingent Fee Case - Howell K. Rosenberg, Esq. 
    • Premise Liability - Scott J. Tredwell, Esq. 
    • Auto and Bad Faith - James C. Haggerty, Esq. & Steven M. Schorr, P.E. 
    • Cross Examination - Mark W. Tanner, Esq. 
    • Evidence - Kenneth M. Rothweiler, Esq. 
    • Closing Arguments - Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Esq.

     

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

     

    Tuition includes course book and lunch. Course materials are available for separate purchase.

     


     

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    9949

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, PBI INTERNAL USE ONLY...DO NOT PURCHASE, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 09, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 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 

     


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9842) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9842

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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