October 16 – 21, 2017: CLE Bonanza

Date: Monday, October 16 – Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 1:45pm

Total Credits: 22.25 General, 4 Ethics, and 2 Substance Abuse CLE hours

Price: $399 on or before 10/06/17; $450 thereafter

Location:
Hotel Indigo, 151 Tatum Drive, Durham, NC 27703
and/or
Live Webinar

Choose your combination of 13 CLE hours! Courses cover the following topics: estate planning, business law, personal injury, employment law, tax law and criminal defense. All NC Bar-Approved for live credits.

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October 16, 2017:
Texting: An Ethical Issue – 1 Ethics CLE hour

October 17, 2017:
Tax Law Topic: Debt/Equity Regulations – 2 General CLE hours
Employee Rights – 2 General CLE hours
Mental Health Awareness – 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

October 18, 2017:
Estate Planning: Tips for A Successful Practice – 3 General and 2 Ethics CLE hours

October 19, 2017:
Business Law: A Comprehensive Survey – 6.25 General CLE hours

October 20, 2017:
Personal Injury Comprehensive – 6 General CLE hours

October 21, 2017:
Criminal Defense Review – 3 General and 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

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October 21, 2017: Criminal Defense Review

Date: Saturday, October 21,  2017

Time: 9:00am – 1:45pm

Credits: 3 General CLE hours and 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

Price: $145 on or before 09/26/17; $165 on or before 10/06/17; $185 thereafter

We will review a sample trial notebook and discuss the best way to organize it and present it to the court.

We will discuss representing clients who are subject to habitual felon status. We will define and explain cases and statutes that allow for enhanced sentencing.

We will elaborate on reportable offenses, Static 99’s and bring back hearings. He will explore the options for monitoring defendants during the pendency of the trial and discuss the implications that clients must consider when being presented with these options. He will address updates in the law and state policies that impact the options that the defendants have to consider.

We will discuss the role of attorneys as advocates and how that may lead to overexertion, in an attempt to be zealous. We will address the stereotypes of attorneys and how some attorneys may seek to overcompensate for these stereotypes by overworking themselves. We will address specific tools to make sure there is a balance between maintaining diligence for our clients and having a healthy lifestyle.

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November 6 – 30, 2017: November SSD Bundle

Date: Monday, November 6 – Monday, November 30, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 3:15pm

Total Credits: 8 General CLE hours

Price: $250 on or before 09/08/17; $275 on or before 10/16/17; $300 thereafter

Monday, November 6, 2017
1:00pm – 3:15pm
Attorney Juan Flores will address Part 1 of preparing for the SSD hearing and will focus of the use of a pre-hearing brief / request for favorable decision.

Monday, November 13, 2017
1:00pm – 3:15pm
Attorney Juan Flores will address Part 2 of preparing for the SSD hearing and will focus on preparing your client for the hearing. He will review the essential questions necessary to ask your client as he/she gets ready for the hearing.

Monday, November 20, 2017
1:00pm – 3:15pm
Attorney Juan Flores will address one of the two areas that representatives/attorneys have the most trouble getting correct are: dates, the date of application, the alleged onset date, and the date last insured.

Monday, November 27, 2017
1:00pm – 3:15pm
Attorney Juan Flores will address the second area that representatives/attorneys have the most trouble getting correct: prior applications. This topic will be discussed in detail. Sample problems will be given.

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November 6, 2017: Social Security Disability: Pre-hearing Brief

Date: Monday, November 6,  2017

Time: 1:00pm – 3:15pm

Credits: 2 General CLE hours

Price: $70 on or before 09/06/17; $80 on or before 10/06/17; $90 thereafter

Attorney Juan Flores will address Part 1 of preparing for the SSD hearing and will focus of the use of a pre-hearing brief / request for favorable decision. He will elaborate on how to structure the pre-hearing brief, what information to include and how it is used to present the theory of your case. Examples will be provided.

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November 13, 2017: Social Security Disability: Pre-hearing Brief II

Date: Monday, November 13,  2017

Time: 1:00pm – 3:15pm

Credits: 2 General CLE hour

Price: $70 on or before 09/13/17; $80 on or before 10/13/17; $90 thereafter

Attorney Juan Flores will address Part 2 of preparing for the SSD hearing and will focus on preparing your client for the hearing. He will review the essential questions necessary to ask your client as he/she gets ready for the hearing. The hearing officer has certain legal standards he/she is considering and an appreciate for these legal standards will help the attorneys prepare for the hearing with the client. Sample questions will be provided.

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November 20, 2017: Social Security Disability: Problem Areas

Date: Monday, November 20,  2017

Time: 1:00pm – 3:15pm

Credits: 2 General CLE hour

Price: $70 on or before 09/20/17; $80 on or before 10/20/17; $90 thereafter

Attorney Juan Flores will address one of the two areas that representatives/attorneys have the most trouble getting correct are: dates, the date of application, the alleged onset date, and the date last insured. These three concepts will be discussed in detail and they have significant legal implications for the recovery. Sample problems will be given.

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November 27, 2017: Social Security Disability: Problem Areas II

Date: Monday, November 27,  2017

Time: 1:00pm – 3:15pm

Credits: 2 General CLE hour

Price: $70 on or before 09/27/17; $80 on or before 10/27/17; $90 thereafter

Attorney Juan Flores will address the second area that representatives/attorneys have the most trouble getting correct: prior applications. This topic will be discussed in detail. Sample problems will be given. Special attention will be given to the Social Security ruling that applies to five states including North Carolina. The date of the prior application has increased significance to the outcome for the clients.

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December 1 – 2, 2017: Professionalism for New Attorneys

Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 – Saturday, December 2, 2017

Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Credits: 11 Ethics hours and 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

Price:
Hotel Indigo,  151 Tatum Drive, Durham, NC 27703: $205 on or before 11/01/17; $230 thereafter

Live Webinar: $165 on or before 11/01/17; $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 4, 2017: Discriminatory School Disciplinary Practices

Date: Monday, December 4,  2017

Time: 9:00am – 11:15am

Credits: 1 General CLE hour

Price: $70 on or before 10/04/17; $80 on or before 11/04/17; $90 thereafter

In this two-hour course, Attorney Sanda J. Polin will examine discriminatory school disciplinary practices and how the practitioner can be an effective advocate for the student early in the disciplinary process. Attorney Polin will also address unlawful disciplinary policies as applied to students with disabilities and examine how a well-drafted and executed Individualized Education Plan (IEP) can be an effective vehicle for behavior management for students with disabilities.

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December 4, 2017: Practicing Before the Veterans Administration

Date: Monday, December 4,  2017

Location: Hotel Indigo, 151 Tatum Drive, Durham, NC 27703 and Live Webinar

Time: 1:00pm – 4:20pm

Credits: 3 General CLE hour

Price: $99 on or before 09/22/17; $120 on or before 11/04/17; $135 thereafter

Professor Timothy Wipperman will discuss representation before the Veteran’s Administration, claims procedures, basic eligibility for VA benefits, right to appeal, disability compensation (38 U.S.C. Chapter 11), dependency and indemnity compensation (38 U.S.C. Chapter 13), and pension (38 U.S.C. Chapter 15).

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