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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 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

     

    9903-et

    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 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

     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9947) — $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 29, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Child and Spousal Support Basics: The case law, procedure and local practice that will determine support for your client (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Collecting and Enforcing Judgments In Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Counseling Small Businesses (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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 Drafting and Enforcing Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Refine your standard form

    Now is the time to evaluate your standard form fee agreement. This seminar will take you through fee agreements in various practice areas, showing you what to keep, what to remove and what you may want to add into your boilerplate document.

     

    Examine a well-written fee agreement

    Discover the nuts and bolts of what information should be included in a well drafted fee agreement as you analyze a typical agreement from top to bottom.

     

    Receive a copy of the PBI Press Publication Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania

    Included in your tuition is a copy of the brand new edition of the PBI Press publication—hot off the press!

     

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

     

    9923
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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 15, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Drafting and Enforcing Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Excel for Lawyers--Basic to Intermediate (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Fire At-Will in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Is an employer in Pennsylvania really permitted to fire an employee at any time for any reason, or even for no reason at all? Of course, it’s not that simple. Learn the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees so that you can help your clients navigate through the confusing laws governing the employment at-will doctrine.

     

    Take away answers to your questions

    • What are the rights—as well as the restrictions—of employers and employees in the at-will relationship?
    • When should you file a wrongful termination claim? When should you not?
    • How can an employer best defend against a wrongful termination claim?
    • How does whistleblowing factor into at-will cases?
    • Why does it matter what language is in the employee handbook?
    • What can you do to minimize the likelihood of successful litigation after a firing?
    • What are the risks of ignoring a plaintiff’s demand letter?

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Labor and Employment Law Section

     

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Help! The Rules Are Changing...and they impact ALL Pennsylvania court filings (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse How to Prepare the Fiduciary Income and Decedent

    Do you fully comprehend each line of the fiduciary income and decedent’s final lifetime income tax returns? Although tax forms often look straightforward on their face, pitfalls lie hidden in them for the unwary. Take this opportunity to walk through the Pennsylvania and federal fiduciary income and decedent’s final income tax forms along with their accompanying schedules. You will get plenty of practical advice about how to efficiently prepare error-free returns. Our impressive faculty will lead your through the filled-in returns to explain the significance of each entry.

     

    Learn valuable information about

    • Preparing the decedent’s final life period returns
    • How to handle income & deductions in respect of a decedent
    • Net investment income tax
    • Preparing the U.S. Fiduciary Income Tax Return
    • Preparing the PA-41 Fiduciary Income Tax Return
    • Section 645 elections
    • Electronic filing

     

    9968-clw/eb

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse How to Start and Run a Nonprofit (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    So you want to start a nonprofit?

    At both the state and federal level, there are filing requirements, fundraising regulations, restrictions on political activity and other “rules of the road” that a nonprofit must know, especially if you are a charitable organization.

     

    Walk through the steps to 501(c)(3) status

    Using a step by step approach, our experienced presenters will explain:

    • Nonprofit models that match organizations and their missions
    • The benefits and burdens of being tax exempt
    • How to stay compliant with the rules and avoid problems on social media
    • Board fiduciary duties, development and training

     

    Enjoy the dynamic interaction of our faculty as they use hypothetical scenarios to cover these issues and critical strategies!

     

    9887-lm/bkt

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 10, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO How to Start and Run a Nonprofit (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Basics of UM/UIM and Limited Tort (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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.
     


     

    Related Products

    Course materials are not available for separate purchase.

     

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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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Best Retirement and Estate Plans for Attorneys - 2017 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Title Insurance 101 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn why it is so important and how to make sure
    your client is protected

     

    Identify the players, their roles and responsibilities

    • Title insurance company (underwriter)
    • Title insurance agent
    • Approved attorney
    • Title searcher

     

    Understand the status of title

    • Good or perfect title
    • Marketable title
    • Insurable title

     

    Demystify the documents

    • The title policy
    • Title commitment
    • Endorsements
    • Indemnification

     

    Develop a checklist to ensure the deal is closed properly

     

    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 03, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Title Insurance 101 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Your Client Is Losing Their Driver

    Imagine yourself without a driver’s license. What if you were a cab or truck driver? How would you earn your living without a license?

     

    Learn strategies to best represent your client

    • Learn the new ignition interlock requirements that will put your clients back on the road faster
    • Tips on how to follow-up after your client’s court appearance to make sure their license suspensions are processed correctly and they are receiving credit
    • How to qualify habitual offenders for a probationary limited license
    • Navigate the point system for your multiple offender client to keep him legal

     

    Update on the law

    • Ignition Interlock requirements are now applicable to certain first offenders 
    • It's summertime—learn about special speed zones and their license consequences

     

    9858-ml/aj

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 10, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Your Client Is Losing Their Driver