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Take advantage of “the Best of” two of PBI’s most popular Institutes

In this one-day Symposium we feature some of the most popular sessions from our annual Estate Law Institute and Elder Law Institute. Whether you have a general practice or you concentrate in estate law, elder law or both, you’ll find this course offers just what you need. You’ll pick up important practice tips and the latest developments. Break-out sessions at each of our conference centers make it easy for you to choose the topics that interest you the most. You can also join us on the web or at any of our simulcast sites for a selected track of great topics.

 

Register today so you can

  • Learn the latest developments in estate and elder law
  • Customize your program – you choose the topics that matter most to you
  • Get an excellent course manual full of updated, practical resource material
  • Enjoy networking with your colleagues during our continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks

 

Program Sponsor: PBA Real Property and Probate and Elder Law Sections

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: February 22, 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 Binder on Evidence 2018 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Included with your tuition – the newest edition of Binder on Pennsylvania Evidence (10th ed.)

     

    Learn from the best

    David F. Binder and Bret M. Binder provide crucial information and guidance that enables practitioners to confidently maneuver through the ever-evolving world of evidence.

     

    When, how and what???

    Discover step-by-step techniques on WHEN you should object to evidence, HOW you should object and to WHAT you should object.

     

    Get ready for the courtroom

    Want to know the best way to prepare your case correctly and excel in your evidential arguments, this is the seminar for you!

     

    Still on the fence?

    This course will present insightful and unique techniques for every attorney regardless of where you are in your career.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 05, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive 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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Civil Litigation Update 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Coordinating Medicare & Medicaid Benefits 2018 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Obtain coverage without jeopardizing existing benefits

    Millions of Americans enrolled in Medicare are also eligible for additional health care assistance programs such as Medicaid. If you are a practitioner in elder law and estate planning, and you don’t understand the new changes under Pennsylvania’s Community HealthChoices (CHC), a mandatory managed care program for dually eligible individuals and individuals with physical disabilities, it could be detrimental to your clients who need to access health care and long term care.

     

    Maximize your clients’ benefits 

    Examine Pennsylvania’s new Medical Assistance
    managed health care system, the parts of “basic” Medicare, enhancements such as Medigap Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage, and the Medicare Part D prescription drug program. Identify how to maximize the effectiveness
    of all these programs to cover the costs of quality medical care and prescription medications—without jeopardizing existing benefits.

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 14, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Coordinating Medicare & Medicaid Benefits 2018 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Dealing with the Problem Employee (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Dealing with the Problem Employee (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Death & Taxes (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Debt Collection Trends in Litigation, Compliance and Enforcement (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Examine the scope and evolution of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

    Join us for an in depth examination of the current status of the FDCPA including current trends in litigation, compliance and enforcement of the Federal Statute.

     

    Equip yourself to comply with state and federal laws

    Learn how attorneys, or anyone, who collect debts need to understand the FDCPA and Pennsylvania’s related law, the Fair Credit Extension Uniformity Act, and federal laws such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

     

    Explore the issues

    Discover how to avoid liability and recognize when your clients have been subjected to unfair collection practices in:

    • Bankruptcy
    • Credit reporting
    • Student loans
    • Payday loans
    • Repossessions
    • Telephone communications

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 19, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Debt Collection Trends in Litigation, Compliance and Enforcement (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Elections and Disclaimers in Estates: Maximizing Benefits (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn how to effectively use disclaimers in your estate practice

    • Know the risks and benefits of disclaiming an interest and what the effects are
    • Explore special situations related to spousal disclaimers, disclaimers of jointly held property and disclaimers by fiduciaries

     

    Gain a better understanding of estate and inheritance tax elections

    • Stay up to date with the latest changes in state and federal tax law that could impact the administration of an estate
    • Get practical tips on how to avoid unwanted problems and adverse tax consequences for your client

     

    Choose the best strategies for using income tax and business elections

    • Get practical tips on post mortem planning 
    • Learn how to utilize the election under Section 645 and pick up ways to maximize fiduciary income tax elections

     

    Course Planners: Jennifer L. Rawson, Esq., Lisa A. Shearman, Esq.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 12, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Elections and Disclaimers in Estates: Maximizing Benefits (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Estate Planning for Younger Clients (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Finance for Lawyers 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Be ready when you’re called on to provide counsel
    on financial matters

    Possessing a modest understanding of key elements of finance is important in assisting your clients with their problems and in meeting their objectives and goals. The more you understand, the better you’re able to counsel clients with confidence, and use your financial understanding to their advantage during negotiations or litigation.

     

    Topics will include:

    • Foundations of Modern Accounting and the Basic Equation of Finance
    • Accounting Methodologies and Principles
    • Who’s Who in Financial Reporting
    • Private Company Accounting
    • Key Numbers and Ratios
    • Present Value Concepts and Business Valuations
    • The Lawyer’s Role in Financial Audits
    • Basic Concepts of Financial Investment
    • Financial Fraud Schemes

     

    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: March 21, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Finance for Lawyers 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse For the Love of Deeds (Pittsburgh, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn the fundamentals of deed drafting and recording

    This course, taught by the deed experts Erin Fagnilli and Frank Kosir will cover everything an attorney needs to know about deeds, including:

    • Manners in which title can be held
    • Types of estates in title
    • The common-law deed
    • Deed procedures
    • How to tailor model language to your client’s circumstances
    • Plus much, much more!

     

    PBI Press book Fagnilli and Kosir on Deeds – 2nd Edition (an $89.00 value) is included with your tuition.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 14, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO For the Love of Deeds (Pittsburgh, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse From File to Trial: 8 Keys to Success in Court and Beyond--Featuring Hon. Mark A. Drummond (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Illinois trial judge and nationally acclaimed trial advocacy instructor, Hon. Mark Drummond, brings cutting edge persuasion tools with techniques he has acquired through his training around the world combined with ideas from outside the courtroom. Since most civil and criminal cases resolve before trial, this program also focuses on tips and techniques that apply to motions, discovery, depositions and appeals, in addition to the actual trial of the case. Hon. Mark Drummond has devoted the last 30 years to the art of persuasion and brings you persuasion techniques that you can use from the day the case comes into your office to verdict.

     

    Master persuasion tools and techniques

    • Make a good first impression with opposing counsel, the judge and the jury
    • Discover the top ten things a judge wants during a trial
    • Acknowledge the hierarchy of the attention in the courtroom
    • Understand the power of the Trial Notebook
      and more!

     

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

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 02, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO From File to Trial: 8 Keys to Success in Court and Beyond--Featuring Hon. Mark A. Drummond (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse He Died With Guns in His Closet: Firearms & Estates (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Firearms are one of the most heavily regulated products in the country. This course will give you information to know what you have and what the regulations and laws are.

     

    The estate plan should include appropriate provisions for the executor or trustee to use estate assets to investigate the laws that impact the transfer of firearms. If a client owns or intends to purchase certain firearms that are regulated by federal law, then a gun trust needs to be considered as part of the client’s estate plan.

     

    Topics to include

    • Concerns raised by possession of a firearm
    • Overview of the relevant federal & PA firearm laws
    • How to transfer the guns to beneficiaries
    • Appraisal guides
    • Securing, transporting and insuring
    • What are gun trusts

     

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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO He Died With Guns in His Closet: Firearms & Estates (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse How to Prepare the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Sample filled-in returns included

     

    After starting off with a refresher on Pennsylvania inheritance tax law, you’ll walk through a series of examples of inheritance tax returns, from the simple estate to the more complex one. The experienced faculty will guide you through these sample estates highlighting the commonly mishandled items and other issues that can be particularly troublesome.

     

    This program is a great opportunity to:

    • Be sure you’ve picked up every deduction and credit available to you
    • Get practical tips about the documentation you should be attaching to your returns and the reasons it matters
    • Be updated on all that’s new
    • Brush up on what is and what is not subject to tax
    • Get tips for handling trusts, annuities, mutual funds & other nonprobate assets
    • Clarify how and when the new family-owned business exemption is used
    • and more!

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

     


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

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO How to Prepare the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Internet Defamation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Old doggerel, new tricks

    The Internet generates novel ways to amuse, provoke and stroke, encourage and destroy. Traditional legal issues remain, though, and web-based defamation is an increasingly common allegation for clients and their lawyers to face. Learn how this classic cause of action manifests online.

     

    Discover the difference

    • Common law defamation versus defamation on the Internet 
    • What you need to know about the Communications Decency Act 
    • Get a better grip on slippery ethical issues that arise online

     

    Shield your client

    • Practical tips on how to best protect your client’s reputation 
    • Non-litigation and litigation strategies when dealing with an anonymous Internet defamer

     

    What your colleagues say about this program

    • Fascinating – just the right length of time – great info
    • Good overview of the issues
    • I appreciated the pleadings included in the course manual

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 09, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Internet Defamation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Powers of Appointment: A Useful Estate Planning Tool (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse QDROs, IRAs, Retirement Benefits and More: What Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Get the tools you need to better understand this complex area of the law

    • Learn about The Coverture Fraction—How does it work? When does it apply?
    • Get up to speed on non-qualified retirement plans—How are they divided?

     

    Learn what to look for when dealing with:

    • Military pensions
    • State employment petirement plans
    • Union retirement plans

     

    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: January 08, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO QDROs, IRAs, Retirement Benefits and More: What Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Realty Transfer Tax Update 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Responding to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Are you prepared?

    Federal and Pennsylvania Law has changed significantly in recent years, increasing legal exposure for employers, educators and health care providers.

     

    Join us for this half-day program and get the practical information you need:

    • How to conduct investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct
    • Address concerns about confidentiality, for both the complainant and respondent/accused
    • How to appropriately interact with law enforcement
    • Discuss training programs and best practices for employers

     

    Get up to speed on the most recent developments

    • Become familiar with Pennsylvania’s statutory landscape concerning background checks and mandatory reporting
    • Get the latest updates on the interpretations of Title IX and how federal law applies to educational institutions that receive federal funding
    • Understand federal and state legal exposures to employers for improperly addressing allegations of sexual misconduct

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 22, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Responding to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Steven Stark on Writing and Speaking to Win (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    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.

     

    10257-lm/da

    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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Student Loans: What You Need To Know (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Success with Summary Judgment Motions (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Because persuasion matters …

    A winning motion for summary judgment will expedite your client’s case. Successful opposition will allow your client’s claim to survive. Make sure you pitch it right with this course from PBI.

     

    Mesmerize decision makers with your words

    • Learn to gauge your audience
    • Identify strong evidence to support your plea
    • Discover the best approaches to oppose a motion
    • The reply brief is critical – use it well!

     

    Time and execute your plans with special care

    • Understand the difference between state and federal rules, standards, and practices
    • Distinguish nuances relevant to personal injury and commercial cases
    • Will your motion affect discovery? Know in advance

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 14, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Success with Summary Judgment Motions (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse The Role of Indemnity and Insurance in Business Transactions and Litigation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Nearly every contract contains an indemnity clause- many of them poorly drafted and unenforceable. An indemnity clause can accomplish many things from shifting the burden of defense costs, to changing the scope of liability of a party. The language is key and there are specific rules that come into play when an indemnity claim is made. Know how to draft and enforce an indemnity clause and how to best protect your client's interests.

     

    Let a panel of experienced commercial litigators lead you through these topics:

    • Identify the sources of indemnity
    • Drafting contracts to maximize/minimize indemnification
    • Learn and demystify the language of insurance coverage indemnity
    • Discuss litigation issues

     

    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: July 17, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Role of Indemnity and Insurance in Business Transactions and Litigation (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
    Collapse Tips from the Bench: How 25 Recent Cases Influence the Way We Draft Contracts (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    This full-day program analyzes 25 recent contract cases from Delaware Chancery, federal courts, and other jurisdictions across the country to glean practical drafting advice straight from the pens of judges who deciphered the provisions at issue. Using the original text of the litigated provision, the arguments of both parties as to the “correct” interpretation, and the ultimate judicial rendering of it, we’ll make practical recommendations on substance and style for these types of provisions:

     

    • indemnification
    • earnouts
    • drag alongs
    • limitations of liability
    • liquidated damages
    • restrictive covenants
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