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Hear from the judges

Join judges from your region and hear their “insights from the bench” on what’s happening in the criminal courts. Pick up tips on how you can improve your practice before the court.

 

Catch up on what’s new

Learn about the latest state and federal cases, new rules and recent statutory changes that are impacting those in criminal practice such as • sentencing • drug cases • gun cases
• search and seizure • DUI • new expungement laws
• PA risk assessment laws • federal criminal practice.

 

Get an ethics credit!

Knowing what ethical landmines to avoid is a crucial part of your practice. Learn about decisions, ethical issues and Rules of Professional Conduct that impact criminal practice.

 

Walk away with a useful resource

A detailed summary of cases in all different categories of criminal practice will be outlined in your course manual, along with updates on state and federal legislation and rule changes. Make this your “go to” resource every time you begin your research for a pending case.

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: December 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 21st Annual  Family Law Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    This annual program includes the latest trends, the newest case law, legislation, and procedural rules. Realizing that knowing the most recent developments can make all the difference in litigation strategy and settlement negotiations, gives an edge over your opponents!

     

    Each of our panels includes a sitting judge who offers important insight as to what courts in their area have noted within the twelve months.

     

    Pick up valuable practice tips on

    • Support
    • Custody
    • Equitable distribution
    • Alimony

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Family Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 19, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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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.

     

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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 Administering an Estate in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    The process of administering a decedent’s estate involves collecting all assets, locating all creditors, paying all debts, paying all applicable taxes, and then distributing the remaining assets to the persons entitled to inherit under the decedent’s will, or where there is no will, under the laws of intestacy. Our faculty will offer a step-by-step guide on how to achieve this.

     

    Pick up valuable practice tips

    • Initial steps in estate administration
    • Dealing with estate assets
    • Tax returns
    • Fiduciary litigation
    • Complicated issues
    • Closing the estate

     

    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: September 28, 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 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: October 05, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Advanced Issues in Civil Practice and Procedure in Pennsylvania (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

     

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    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.

     

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    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 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. 


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    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Discovery Tactics: the Good, the Bad, and the Outrageous (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Elder Law Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Our faculty will fill you in on the year’s highlights. Get the latest word on decisions from the courts and regulations from the legislators or agencies on all the critical issues. You’ll also focus on undue influence and what is required by the ethics rules to protect you and your clients.

     

    Make sure you know the significant developments

    • Top 10 case decisions from the courts
    • New PA managed care for Medicaid long term services and supports
    • ABLE accounts come to PA!
    • PA’s new Caregiver, Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act
    • Powers of Attorney– key provisions, updating existing POAs
    • Medicare coverage for seniors
    • Accessing home and community-based services

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 02, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Elder Law Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Excel for Lawyers--Basic to Intermediate (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Step by Step Procedural Guide included; for best results bring your own laptop.

     

    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 Family Law 101 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Receive practical step-by-step instruction on approaching domestic relations practice

    You will receive practice pointers from seasoned practitioners and learn the questions to ask and when you should ask them. Forms will be discussed as well as tips to effectively represent your client.

     

    Topics to be covered:

    • Pre-nuptial agreements
    • Divorce
    • Support
    • Custody
    • Equitable distributions
    • Interim relief
    • Appeals

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Family Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 13, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Family Law 101 (Mechanicsburg, 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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Fire At-Will in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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.

     

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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 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!

     

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    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 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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    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 Year in Review for the General Practitioner 2017 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    CLE that works for you immediately.

    Current, engaging and dynamic, this program provides education that equips you with real skills and information that you can put to use at work the very next day. Each hour is designed to enhance your practice:

    • Estate Planning
    • Professional Liability
    • Family Law
    • Real Estate Law
    • Business Law: Big Changes for LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs
    • Drugged Driving in the Medical Marijuana Era

     

    Learn from six “power” hours—developments, trends, & projections delivered by leading practitioners

    Unique teaching teams made up of experienced and highly-respected attorneys take you through each hour, highlighting the year’s most significant developments shaping your practice.

     

    WE MAKE LEARNING EASIER.

    Finding it difficult to keep up? We know you feel daily pressure to stay on the cutting edge of your practice (and up to date on your CLE requirement.) This program is designed to keep you current and competitive (and compliant!)—without interrupting your busy schedule.

     

    • 8:30 - 8:35
      • Welcome
    • 8:35 - 9:35
      • Estate Law Update
    • 9:35 - 9:40
      • Break
    • 9:40 - 10:40
      • Professional Liability Update (Ethics)
    • 10:40 - 10:50
      • Break
    • 10:50 - 11:50
      • Family Law Update
    • 11:50 - 12:30
      • Lunch
    • 12:30 - 1:30
      • Real Estate Law Update
    • 1:30 - 1:35
      • Break
    • 1:35 - 2:35
      • Business Law: Big Changes for LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs
    • 2:35 - 2:45
      • Break
    • 2:45 - 3:45
      • Birchfield and Its Impact on Your Next DUI Case

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 01, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Year in Review for the General Practitioner 2017 (Mechanicsburg, 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.

     

    Course Planners: David J. Scaggs, Esq. and Brett M. Woodburn, Esq.



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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)