August 29, 2018: Substance Abuse: Work Life Balance

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Time: 3:00pm – 4:15pm

Credits: 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $40 on or before 08/15/18; $50

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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September 7, 2018: Gun Permits and the Right to Carry

Date: Friday,  September 7, 2018

Time: 11:00am – 12:15pm

Credits: 1 general CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $35 on or before 08/24/18; $45 thereafter

The 2nd Amendment gives US citizens the right to bear arms, but what does that really mean? We will explore what to do when you have been denied the carry permit due to criminal records or mental health issues. We will discuss who can carry a gun, where it can be carried and what can happen if those restrictions are not followed? We will discuss defending a client who is charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

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September 12, 2018: Intellectual Property Primer Review

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Time: 11:10am – 12:20pm

Credits: 1 general CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $25 until 07/27/18

$35 on or before 08/12/18; $45

In this session, he will cover the following: business justification for seeking a patent, utility patents as roadblocks for competitors, and obviousness trumps novelty. He will also discuss patentability vs Freedom-to-Operate, timing for filing a patent in US and abroad, and reasons to consider filing abroad. Lastly he will cover the overview of the PCT Process for preserving rights to file abroad, role of design patents, special challenges for software applications, and resources.

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September 26, 2018: Sexual Harassment and the Impact of the #MeToo Movement

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Time: 10:45am – 12:00pm

Credits: 1 general CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $35 on or before 08/26/18; $45

In this course, we will discuss sexual harassment and the impact of the #MeToo movement. This course will help attorneys advise their clients on how to craft appropriate employment policies that will address and reduce instances of sexual harassment in the workplace.

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September 26, 2018: Your Business, the Law, and Social Media

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Time: 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Credits: 1 general CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $35 on or before 08/27/18; $45

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.

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October 5 – 6, 2018: Professionalism for New Attorneys

LIVE WEBINAR ONLY!

Date: Friday, October 5, 2018 – Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Credits: 11 Ethics hours and 1 Substance Abuse CLE hour

Live Webinar Only: $165 on or before 09/06/18; $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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October 17, 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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October 19 – November 28, 2018: A Bankruptcy Series

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018 – Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm

Credits: 4 general and 1 ethics CLE hour

Price:
Live Webinar: $150 on or before 09/30/18; $200 thereafter

10/19/18: Bankruptcy Ethics
In this session, we will explore ethical issues in bankruptcy cases. We will elaborate on reasons to represent one spouse and if you can represent both. We will discuss when/how conflicts arise and what red flags to look for. We will also discuss how to deal with conflicts and worse case scenarios.

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10/31/18: Bankruptcy: Understanding the Basics
In this session, we will explore the factors the client must consider when deciding to file a bankruptcy, the timing of the filing and whether to file a 7 or 13. What goals will a chapter 7 vs 13 achieve? It is very important for the client to understand the consequences of the filings, particularly as it relates to the client’s ability to keep certain assets.

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11/07/18: Bankruptcy Schedules
In this session, we will review the bankruptcy schedules. We will discuss what each schedule should and should not include. We will discuss strategies to be sure you get the most accurate and complete information from your client.

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11/14/18: Bankruptcy: Protecting Assets
In this session, we will discuss protecting and exempting assets. We will explore various ways to maximize the assets that your client can keep, what requirements are needed in order to keep certain assets and what to do when a client is interested in releasing an asset.

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11/28/18: Bankruptcy: Confirmation and Beyond
In this session, we will discuss things that occur after the bankruptcy petition has been filed. We will discuss the 341 meetings, how to deal with objections to confirmation, tax issues and common motions in bankruptcy proceedings.

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