Category Archives: CLE

Continuing Legal Education Courses

December 12, 2018: Introduction to Adoption Law

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Time: 1:00pm – 3:15pm

Credits: 2 general CLE hours

Price:
Live Webinar: $70 on or before 09/17/18; $90 thereafter

Attorney Ashley Michael will discuss Adoption law in North Carolina under General Statues 48, covering the 5 categories of: Direct Placement, Stepparent, Relative, Agency and Adult. The presenter shall share checklists and samples during the presentation along with walking attendees through preparing an adoption packet for filing with your courts.

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December 14 – 15, 2018: Professionalism for New Attorneys

LIVE WEBINAR ONLY!

Date: Friday, December 14, 2018 – Saturday, December 15, 2018

Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Credits: 11 Ethics hours and 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

Live Webinar Only: $160 on or before 11/16/18; $190 thereafter

Mandatory CLE that discusses, but not limited to, ethical and practical issues. Presented by Law Professors, Judges, and practicing attorneys. The presenters will review rules and share stories of how they transitioned from new lawyers to seasoned lawyers. Receive encouragement and guidance! You are part of a noble profession.

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December 28, 2018: End of Year Live Video Replay 2018

Date: Friday, December 28, 2018

Time: 8:00am – 9:15pm

Credits: 10 general, 2 ethics, and 1 substance abuse CLE hour

Price:
Hotel Indigo, 151 Tatum Drive, Durham, NC 27703: $179 until 11/26/18; $199 until 12/14/19; $249

Family Law Session 8:00am-2:20pm
5 General and 1 Ethics CLE hour

Attorney Shelley Brown will elaborate on basic divorce and custody pleadings.

Attorney Timothy Peterkin will review child support establishment, preparation and presentation of the case.

Attorney Shelia Huggins will provide a discussion on social media in employment cases. She will review business and legal implications. She will elaborate on how to develop your social media policy for employers that balances the interest of the employer and the first amendment rights of the employee.

Criminal Law Session 2:45pm-9:15pm
5 General and 1 Ethics CLE hour

Attorney Jason Lunsford will address the rules and procedures surrounding clients when have been involuntarily committed. He will discuss what to do when the client objects to the commitment. How does an attorney adequately represent a client whose competence is being challenged? He will discuss strategies for finding the best solution for the client.

Attorney Idrissa Smith will elaborate on sex crimes. He will discuss dealing with child victims, protective orders, reviewing explicit or uncomfortable discovery with client/family, and extraordinary mitering factors.

Attorney Kimberly Lott will discuss digital forensics and how to obtain, understand and effectively use this information to advocate for your clients.

Attorney Timothy Peterkin with provide a summary of the most recent US Supreme Court Opinions that addressed criminal law matters, including ineffective assistance counsel and probable cause and fourth amendment challenges. He will discuss how these cases can help criminal defense attorneys develop appropriate strategies to more effectively represent criminal defendants.

Mr. Craig Petronella will elaborate on cybersecurity threats. He will discuss how to effectively protect clients personal information,

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December 31, 2018: End of Year Live Webinars

Date: Monday, December 31, 2018

Time: 7:45am – 4:30pm

Credits: 4 General, 1 Ethics, & 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $99 on or before 12/17/18; $125 thereafter

Attorney Timothy Peterkin will elaborate on the need for a work/life balance.

Attorney Idrissa Smith will elaborate on sex crimes. He will discuss dealing with child victims, protective orders, reviewing explicit or uncomfortable discovery with client/family, and extraordinary mitering factors.

Attorney Blagrove will discuss 2018 NC Legislative updates to criminal laws. There have been many changes to the laws this year that will give different remedies to the accused, including issues regarding court costs, expungements, etc.

Attorney Timothy Peterkin will discuss case law and statutory provisions that will assist in defending clients who have been charged as accessories before and after the fact. He will explore the NC cases that show how to successfully represent clients and what viable defenses are available.

Attorney Timothy Peterkin with provide a summary of the most recent US Supreme Court Opinions that addressed criminal law matters, including ineffective assistance counsel and probable cause and fourth amendment challenges. He will discuss how these cases can help criminal defense attorneys develop appropriate strategies to more effectively represent criminal defendants.

Attorney Antoine Marshall will elaborate on legal ethics that arise in social media. He will address avoidable pitfalls when posting on social media. He will elaborate on your responsibility to your clients and why it is important to be mindful that social media is public communication. He will also address ethic opinions from the NC Bar regarding social media usage and technology.

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December 31, 2018: Dealing with Sex Crimes & Child Abuse Cases

Date: Monday, December 31, 2018

Time: 9:10am – 10:10am

Credits: 1 general CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $35 on or before 12/17/18; $45 thereafter

Attorney Idrissa Smith will elaborate on sex crimes. He will discuss dealing with child victims, protective orders, reviewing explicit or uncomfortable discovery with client/family, and extraordinary mitering factors.

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December 31, 2018: Criminal Law Legislative Updates

Date: Monday, December 31, 2018

Time: 11:20am – 12:30pm

Credits: 1 general CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $35 on or before 12/17/18; $45 thereafter

Attorney Blagrove will discuss 2018 NC Legislative updates to criminal laws. There have been many changes to the laws this year that will give different remedies to the accused, including issues regarding court costs, expungements, etc.

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December 31, 2018: Accessory – Before and After the Fact

Date: Monday, December 31, 2018

Time: 1:00pm – 2:10pm

Credits: 1 general CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $35 on or before 12/17/18; $90 thereafter

Attorney Timothy Peterkin will discuss case law and statutory provisions that will assist in defending clients who have been charged as accessories before and after the fact. He will explore the NC cases that show how to successfully represent clients and what viable defenses are available.

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December 31, 2018: Criminal Law: A Review of Recent US Supreme Court Cases

Date: Monday, December 31, 2018

Time: 2:10pm – 3:20pm

Credits: 1 general CLE hour
Price:
Live Webinar: $35 on or before 12/17/18; $45 thereafter

Attorney Timothy Peterkin with provide a summary of the most recent US Supreme Court Opinions that addressed criminal law matters, including ineffective assistance counsel and probable cause and fourth amendment challenges. He will discuss how these cases can help criminal defense attorneys develop appropriate strategies to more effectively represent criminal defendants.

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December 31, 2018: Legal Ethics and Social Media

Date: Monday, December 31, 2018

Time: 3:20pm – 4:30pm

Credits: 1 Ethics CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $40 on or before 12/17/18; $50 thereafter

Attorney Antoine Marshall will elaborate on legal ethics that arise in social media. He will address avoidable pitfalls when posting on social media. He will elaborate on your responsibility to your clients and why it is important to be mindful that social media is public communication. He will also address ethic opinions from the NC Bar regarding social media usage and technology.

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