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Don’t miss this first annual, day-long event! With an estimated value of $150 million, Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana industry continues to have a sweeping impact across the state. Join our panel of experts and hear about the latest developments in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program and how this emerging industry is impacting other areas of legal practice. From employment issues to zoning challenges, attorneys in various practice areas are encountering and dealing with the effects of one of Pennsylvania’s newest industries. With leading experts in the legal, medical and government sectors, the Symposium will provide a multifaceted look at how the industry and Pennsylvania’s implementation of its program has and will continue to impact the state.

  • Update on Medical Marijuana Litigation and Legal Issues
  • Municipal, Employment and Health Law Issues
  • The Business of Medical Marijuana—Commercial Leases, Investment Issues, Liability
  • The Medical Community’s Perspective
  • Regulations, Government Oversight and Transparency
  • How Program Challenges Have Been Met By Other Jurisdictions

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: March 16, 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 Civil Litigation Update 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Enhance your practice with updates in key areas of civil litigation, fine tune your knowledge, and learn from leading practitioners.

     

    Analyze recent important decisions from the Pennsylvania state and federal courts and maximize your time with relevant updates, valuable practice tips and convenient locations.

     

    Topics to be covered:

    • Motor vehicle law
    • Products liability
    • Recent legislation
    • Ethical issues
    • Developments in PA civil procedure

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 15, 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 Death & Taxes (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Discover new ways to save your client’s money

    Examine the Pennsylvania inheritance tax return and learn how to utilize exemptions and deductions to save your client’s money.

     

    Walk through the Pennsylvania inheritance tax return. Get practical information!

    On a step-by-step basis, examine each line of the PA inheritance tax return and compare/contrast that filing with the federal estate tax return.

     

    Learn the basics of inheritance tax returns

    • The assets included in the taxable estate
    • The deductions of the estate
    • How assets are valued, including family businesses
    • Calculation of inheritance taxes

     

    Program schedule

    Overview/Reconciliation; Real Estate; Stocks/Bonds/Notes/Cash; Closely Held Businesses; Jointly Held Property; Non-probate, Misc.; Funeral & Administrative Expenses, Debts, Liens; Charitable Bequests; and Life Estates/Annuities

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 01, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 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

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    Collapse Internet Legal Research 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Gather the critical knowledge needed to:

    • Analyze the pros and cons of free versus pay resources
    • Distinguish good information from the bad
    • Narrow down your search results
    • Access information available in the deep/invisible web
    • Ethically pursue information
    • Understand the limitations of social media searching
    • Evaluate the plethora of research apps for mobile devices

     

    Explore free and paid online resources

    The amount of information available on the web is staggering; making a simple web search overwhelming.

    • Identify techniques to efficiently comb through the vast amount of online data
    • Receive pointers to narrow your search results
    • Discover resources to perform traditional and deep/invisible web searches

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 13, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics 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 Powers of Appointment: A Useful Estate Planning Tool (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    One of the most valuable, but also most underutilized, estate planning tools is the power of appointment. They allow the holder to appoint property held in Trust to a specified group of individuals or organizations. Powers of appointment can add a great deal of flexibility to an estate plan. However, in the case of any power of appointment, the creation and manner of exercise is critical.

     

    You will learn about:

    • The recent addition of Chapter 76 to the Probate, Estate & Fiduciaries Code
    • The advantages and disadvantages of powers of appointment
    • General powers and special/limited powers of appointment
    • The practical uses of a power of appointment
    • Proper exercise of a power of appointment

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 08, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Realty Transfer Tax Update 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    An update on the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia realty transfer taxes, including recent Philadelphia changes

     

    Follow the panel of experts as they present a hypothetical transaction and explain different ways to structure the transactions and the various realty transfer tax results.

     

    Gain insight from the experts

    • Hear from those who administer these taxes and find out new developments
    • Review recent realty tax cases rulings and regulations
    • Review practice examples
    • Hear from the lawyers who wrote the regulations, work on rulings and assist in deciding cases to pursue

     

    Walk away with a great reference tool

    • Your course book will serve as a one-stop shop for your realty tax transfer questions
    • Receive side-by-side comparison of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia realty transfer taxes

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 08, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Steven Stark on Writing and Speaking to Win (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Steven D. Stark
    http://www.starkwriting.com/

     

     

    WRITING TO WIN

    Do you know what your writings are really saying to your clients and peers? Understanding the law is one thing, but knowing how to communicate it in a meaningful way is another. Being unclear in communication can cause costly errors and disastrous effects in the cases you handle.

     

    SPEAKING TO WIN

    Be your best in the courtroom, boardroom and classroom. Whether you are called upon to give legislative testimony, a presentation to clients, or comments to the press, you'll come to understand what makes a great speaker effective, and discover how to use those techniques yourself.

     

    • 9:00 - 9:05
      • Welcome and Introduction

     

    Writing to Win

    • 9:05 - 9:45
      • The Do’s and Don’ts of Legal Prose
    • 9:45 - 10:30
      • How to Write and Edit More Efficiently
    • 10:30 - 10:45
      • Break
    • 10:45 - 11:30
      • How to Apply Storytelling to Your Writing
    • 11:30 - 12:15
      • How Studying Advertisements Can Help Your Arguments
    • 12:15 - 12:45
      • Lunch

     

    Speaking to Win

    • 12:45 - 1:30
      • The Five Key Ingredients of Oral Legal Prose
      • Conveying the Message Right as a Lawyer
      • Enhancing the Message and Getting Started
    • 1:30 - 2:15
      • Delivery, Voice and Appearance
      • Visual Aids, Humor and Dealing with Nerves
    • 2:15 - 2:30
      • Break
    • 2:30 - 3:15
      • Oral Argument before a Judge
      • Technical Talks and Presentations to Legal Audiences
      • Handling Questions
    • 3:15 - 4:00
      • Appearances on Television or Before the Press
      • What to Say When You or Your Client Is in Trouble
      • How to Deal with a Hostile or Indifferent Audience

     

    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 19, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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