One junior college student was barred from passing out pocket Constitutions on Constitution Day. Emory University told students they can’t hang Christmas decorations. And Syracuse University charged a student orientation leader with hazing & suspended her – because she helped organize an optional campus scavenger hunt.
For every $1 that marketers spend on Influencer Advertising – the return is $18. Influencers wield increasingly more power in the marketplace in our new Tik Tok, Instagram, X and Threads world. But the FTC has taken notice – and put influencers & companies on notice as well.
In November 2022, the FDNY reported 191 fires, 140 injuries and 6 deaths from lithium-ion fires in the city. Presented by Brad Davis, professional engineer & expert witness, this CLE presentation will provide an overview of the investigation process following a battery failure or a failure of a battery-powered device. Brad will mainly talk about: battery basics, battery types, history of development, what can go wrong and he will finish by presenting four actual case studies with videos.
Many attorneys believe that referral fess are unethical — but the reality is that numerous state bars have noted that fee sharing is not only ethical – but it actually leads to better outcomes for clients. Come get cozy with Curt Brown and the rules of professional conduct as he surveys the regulatory frameworks of the ABA and all 50 states so you know the ethical landscape when referring or accepting cases from fellow attorneys in your state and around the country.
Lawyers At Risk From darkness and the depths of despair – to recovery and redemption. Unfortunately, Laurie’s struggles with drugs, alcohol and substances are not unique in the legal profession. What is unique is her phoenix-like rise from impairment to the Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers. The Besden Redemption Laurie Besden shares her personal story, and accompanied by Tracy Kepler,…
People develop chronic pain and sustain concussion from a wide array of trauma, from car crashes to crane accidents – but these invisible injuries can be difficult to prove to skeptical jurors. In this CLE brimming with practical information & insight, trial attorney Brett Schreiber will walk you through working up and trying these invisible injury cases – from client intake to the fine points of communicating your client’s story to the jury.
In this CLE you will learn new tips & techniques for working with fiduciaries and gain numerous insights into important estate planning topics in these times of global unpredictability. This course will benefit independent trustees, attorneys and fiduciaries when working with wealth managers, CPAs, family advisors and insurance professionals.
Do you know the most important questions to ask consumer bankruptcy clients? Carlos Cuevas & Frank Corigliano will analyze some of the most important aspects of the bankruptcy case, including: client intake, property of the estate and bankruptcy exemptions.
Could a well-timed article pressure opposing counsel to settle? When you file major litigation do you contact the news with a press release? Do you know the ethical boundaries of trial publicity & extrajudicial statements? Presented by Janet Falk, a New York PR expert with over 30 years of experience, this course will present best practices for solo and small firm attorneys seeking to raise their media profile – the ethical way.
From dischargeability issues to how the bankruptcy will be filed in court, consumer bankruptcy cases present many novel issues for new and non-bankruptcy attorneys.