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Problem employees can be very costly to businesses. Perhaps your job is to advise employers on how to deal with employees who are problems in the workplace. Or maybe you represent a “problem” employee. In this program, learn the legal issues you need to understand to advise your clients. You’ll hear from lawyers who represent employees and employers, giving you both perspectives.

 

Gain solid information and answers to these questions

  • What can be done in the hiring process to minimize risks of later problems?
  • What are the pros and cons of performance evaluations?
  • What is the best way to investigate and address employee complaints?
  • How can background checks by consumer reporting agencies create liability issues for employers under the Fair Credit Reporting Act?
  • When can employees be fired for Facebook posts and tweets?

 

Program Sponsor: PBA Labor and Employment Law Section

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: February 23, 2018
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Estate Planning for Younger Clients (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Many young families put off estate planning, however, it is never too early to begin this process. Everyone should have a proper, professionally prepared estate plan.

     

    For young people, the process is usually inexpensive and painless, but the benefits can be profound.

     

    Learn about

    • Naming executors or trustees
    • Naming a guardian for young children
    • Providing instructions for distribution of assets
    • Naming a trustee for children’s inheritance
    • Reviewing insurance needs
    • Planning for a disability
    • Handling debt
    • And more!

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: January 18, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Law of Guns in Pennsylvania 2017 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Gun laws are still the most controversial issue facing today's practitioner

     

    In this course, the faculty will address:

    • What Counsel needs to know when your case meets a media feeding frenzy
    • Special concerns in defending VUFA and GCA charges
    • The Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 certification and License to Carry Firearms; open carry, carry without a license and Mens Rea
    • Approaches to the 'traditional' dispossessory regulations including mental health criteria
    • What the latest appellate court decisions, state and federal, mean to you and your clients
    • Due process and the right to keep and bear arms
    • Principles of Justification and the Castle Doctrine, illustrated in shoot / no-shoot video scenarios
    • Board of Pardons and Parole procedures and concerns - how the Board works and what it expects your presentation to address
    • License to Carry Firearms issuance and revocation - what you can do for your client and how to do it

     

    Special guest speaker:
    Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania

     

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

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 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 Mastering Medical Records in the 21st Century (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Save yourself hours of researching medical terminology and shorthand

    Medicine has entered the digital age with electronic medical records and e-prescriptions. Understanding and using these records is a daunting task hampered by jargon, abbreviations, unfamiliar word usage and various digital formats. Sam’s unmatched energy, graphics-intense format and entertaining delivery guide you to case clarifying sense as he shares productive litigation tips regarding:

    • Re-organizing medical records to make litigation sense
    • How to understand electronic medical records and determine if they have been altered
    • Common medication and medical records errors
    • E-prescriptions
    • Spoliation, peer review, HIPPA mandates, and the crossroad of medical and legal ethics
    • Novel court cases on medical records and tips on conducting medical research
    • Practice tips and litigation references every step of the way
    • Ethical use of electronic health data

     

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 26, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse Student Loans: What You Need To Know (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Understand more about the student loan process

    Hear from a representative of PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) and get a better understanding of the sources, intricacies and payment terms of various types of student loans.

     

    Learn bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy options for student loan debt

    • Explore the options for refinancing and consolidation
    • Examine when the “income-based repayment” criteria apply
    • Understand when student loans may be forgiven or deferred
    • Know the difference between federal and private lenders
    • Look at the complexity of getting student loans discharged in bankruptcy

     

    Leave with knowledge you can use

    Learn the ins and outs of the systems and what is and isn’t possible with respect to student loans. Hear the perspectives of a bankruptcy judge and consumer and creditor counsel and leave with a much better grasp of when consolidation, forgiveness, discharge and/or restructuring is and isn’t possible.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 26, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse The Strategic Mediator (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Featuring Nina Meierding, one of PBI’s most popular speakers with insights and strategies for making the most of mediation

     

    Using real-world examples, stories from her 4,000+ mediations, social science research and personal insights, Nina Meierding will teach you how to refine your mediation techniques and refresh your practice with new approaches and strategies. Discover how to treat each mediation as unique and not to default to habitual techniques or moves. Nina will explain how to assess the conflict, adjust to the parties and remain thoughtful and flexible throughout the process. She will prompt you to think more purposefully about the choices you make in your practice.

     

    Take away practical tips on how to:

    • Choose between facilitative and evaluative mediation
    • Convene the mediation process
    • Work effectively with attorneys
    • Achieve a durable agreement
    • Break deadlocks

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 28, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Understanding Social Security Retirement 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn when to apply

    Choosing when to retire is one of the most important decisions you or your clients will make in their lifetime. Determining how much money is available from Social Security may be a huge factor in that decision. Today, about 56 million people receive monthly Social Security benefits. How and when should you claim these benefits? This course dispels the myths and focuses on the practical realities of Social Security benefits – both for yourself or your client. Get a practical overview, tips for planning and advice for handling all kinds of complicated questions and situations.

     

    Get tips on 

    • Eligibility for retirement benefits 
    • Deadlines 
    • Amount and duration of benefits 
    • Exceptions 
    • Overpayments and waivers 
    • Special situations that create changes

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: January 25, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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