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Collapse 24th Annual Auto Law Update (Reading)

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: Video Replay
Original Product Date: December 14, 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 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

     

    10168-lm/da

    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 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!

     

    10115
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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 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

     

    9952-cap/bh

    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 Hacking: Practical Advice for Business and Entities (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Hackers, liability and data loss, oh my!

    In this course, a distinguished panel of attorneys and cybersecurity experts offer practical advice on the dangers facing companies in today’s cyber climate.

     

    Topics to be discussed:

    • Assessing the Threat to Your Business
    • Protection of Data
    • Prevention: Advice for CEOs, Managers and IT Staff
    • Defending a Claim and Responding to a Crisis
    • Civil Liability for Private Entities
    • Liability for Government and State Actors
    • Use of Cybersecurity Experts
    • Special Risks for Business with Certain Countries
    • Criminal Liability and Protocols for Employees
    • Employment Agreements and Non-Compete Agreements
    • Telltale Signs and Contingency Planning

     

     

    10073
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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 21, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    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

     

    10137-cap/bh

    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

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    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

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    Collapse Municipal Law Update 2018: The Best of the Municipal Law Colloquium (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Brush up and refresh your municipal law knowledge

    If you didn’t have a chance to attend last summer’s Municipal Law Colloquium, this is your opportunity to take part in a reprise of some of the most lauded sessions from that program.

     

    Something for everyone!

    This seminar provides ample opportunity for both new and experienced solicitors to catch up on recent developments and explore the most important issues in depth

     

    Topics:

    • Recent Developments
    • Municipality’s Obligation of 'Good Faith Dealing' in Processing Subdivision and Land Development Applications
    • Role of the Solicitor (Ethics)
    • Right to Know Law/Sunshine Act
    • Common HR Questions for the Solicitor
    • Industrial Blight

     

    10079-hdo/sy

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: January 10, 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 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.



    10262-sbi

    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

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    Collapse The Impact of Act 170 on LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    PBI marks the one-year anniversary of Act 170 with a program that delves into the impact that the legislation has had on Pennsylvania business formation and operation.

     

    Members of the Title 15 Task Force that drafted the legislation and created the model forms reunite to analyze and comment on the evolving impact that Act 170 is having on your practice.

     

    • The new forms and provisions
    • Nonprofit and Benefit Entities
    • Derivative suits
    • Transfer of Interests and Governance Rights
    • Charging Orders
    • New Filings Defining Authority
    • Full Shield Protection for Partners
    • Elimination or Alteration of Fiduciary Duties
    • Dissociation and dissolution of an LLC

     

    10036-cap/sat

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 20, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    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.



    10254-ml/aj

    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

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    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
    • browse wrap licenses
    • click wrap licenses
    • arbitration
    • assignment
    • forum selection
    • governing law
    • and much more!

     

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    9868

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 18, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Tips from the Bench: How 25 Recent Cases Influence the Way We Draft Contracts (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)