• Feb 21
    Motley Speaker Series: Investigating Access to Public Spaces (EMS240221)
    Webinar
    Wednesday, Feb 21 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    This panel discussion will dive deep into the history of discrimination in the Nutmeg State, looking at who was—and was not—permitted access to our public spaces. We will look at how this was effectuated through town ordinances, zoning, and caselaw. The landmark CT Supreme Court decision in Leydon v. Town of Greenwich will be central to this conversation. The panelists will also survey where we are currently.

  • Feb 27
    Insurance 101: Fundamentals of Commercial Insurance Law (EYL240227)
    Webinar - CLE Pass Eligible
    Tuesday, Feb 27 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    This seminar is intended for individuals with little to no insurance experience to familiarize themselves with fundamental areas of commercial insurance coverage, key concepts, and principles from the perspective of a coverage attorney representing policyholders and a coverage attorney representing carriers.

  • Feb 28
    Improving Diversity Efforts at Law Firms (EYL240228)
    Webinar - CLE Pass Eligible
    Wednesday, Feb 28 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    The need for increased diversity in the legal profession is not new. Whether it’s because your clients are asking for it or you believe it creates a better work environment for everyone, diversity is here to stay. The problem is, too many law firms take a “one-size fits all” approach to diversity or only do it to “check the box”. Change is required for diversity efforts to have a lasting impact on a law firm’s culture. This CLE will go over some of the top reasons why law firm diversity efforts are failing, and provide new ways to approach the topic for lasting impact and change.

  • Mar 01
    More Effective Writing Makes More Effective Lawyers (EDU240301)
    Hawthorne Inn
    2421 Berlin Tpk.
    Berlin

    Friday, Mar 1 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    Knowing the law is essential – but so is being able to communicate about it. Join writing coach and former attorney Rick Horowitz for a lively and practical session that will reintroduce you to your legal-writing toolbox, including a few tools you didn't know were in there.

  • Mar 06
    Valuation and Litigation: Achieving “Quiet Acceptance” (EDU240306)
    Webinar - CLE Pass Eligible
    Wednesday, Mar 6 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    This program will explore the intricate relationship between valuation assessments and the often-contentious realm of legal disputes. Valuation reports are a critical element in various legal contexts including trust and estate planning, family and business divorces and tax disputes.

  • Mar 13
    How to Attract and Retain Top Talent, Including Millennials & Gen Zs for Law Firms (EDU231005)
    Hawthorne Inn
    2421 Berlin Turnpike
    Berlin

    Wednesday, Mar 13 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
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    Join us for a fabulous lunch buffet at the Hawthorne Inn in Berlin, where Lynn Thomas, one of the country’s leading retention experts and a former tax attorney will present a highly interactive seminar on attracting and retaining top legal talent.

  • Mar 14
    Proving and Calculating Front Pay and Back Pay in Employment Cases (EDU240314)
    Webinar - CLE Pass Eligible
    Thursday, Mar 14 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    This course is designed to empower Connecticut Attorneys evaluating discrimination and whistleblower cases with the skills needed to calculate front and back pay. Attendees will delve into the intricacies of these calculations, exploring the underlying factors, and understanding the legal foundation established by case law and the rationale behind these formulas.

  • Mar 19
    Depositions 101 (EYL240319)
    Webinar - CLE Pass Eligible
    Tuesday, Mar 19 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    A seminar discussing tips and tricks for deposition taking and defending with a remote component, addressing recent changes to depositions in light of the COVID-19 climate. This seminar will provide a framework for deposition practice and procedure for attorneys looking to sharpen their deposition skills. Attendees will learn how to best prepare and execute a deposition from experienced practitioners. This seminar aims to improve deposition practice from the planning stage to the use of deposition materials and testimony in motions, trials, and hearings.

  • Mar 20
    Ethics: How to Avoid Disciplinary Problems (EPE240320)
    Hawthorne Inn
    2421 Berlin Tpk.
    Berlin

    Wednesday, Mar 20 11:45 AM to 4:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    Join us at the Hawthorne Inn for a nice lunch and ethics presentation. This program, presented by some of the leaders in the legal ethics community will cover various areas of ethics including the disciplinary process, the cases most likely to lead to bar discipline, beginning and ending the attorney client relationship, conflicts

  • Mar 25
    Cases Every Family Lawyer Should Know by Heart (EYL240325)
    Webinar CLE Pass Eligible
    Monday, Mar 25 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    This CLE will cover bedrock cases that every practitioner should be familiar with in the areas of alimony, child support, property division, contempt, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, evidence, financial disclosures, custody and access, trial proceedings, and counsel fees.

  • Mar 27
    Annual Advanced Labor and Employment Law Symposium (ELE240327)
    Grassy Hill Country Club
    441 Clark Lane
    Orange

    Wednesday, Mar 27 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    The premier Labor and Employment Law Symposium in Connecticut will cover a wide range of topics, including ethical issues in employment law, OSHA, practicing before the CHRO, traditional labor law, restrictive covenants, and employment law updates.

  • Mar 28
    The Rule of Law Conference (ROL240328)
    Quinnipiac University School of Law
    370 Bassett Road
    North Haven

    Thursday, Mar 28 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    The topic of the conference is how the deterioration of civility and civics education is eroding the rule of law in all segments of our society. The rule of law remains under attack and those attacks are arguably increasing. The attacks come from all angles—some direct and some more subtle. A lack of faith in our educational system, media, political leaders, and courts all represent attacks on the rule of law. The CBA’s 2023 Rule of Law Conference gathers members of the media, government, education and business sectors to discuss the growing concerns surrounding politics, media reporting, education and attacks on the judiciary that all undermine the principles of the rule of law.

  • Apr 04
    Commercial Real Estate Transactions – From Acquisition to Closing (ERP240404)
    Hawthorne Inn
    2421 Berlin Tpk.
    Berlin

    Thursday, Apr 4 8:15 AM to 1:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    This program will examine commercial real estate transactions from the letter of intent and contract, through diligence accumulation, financing and closing.

  • Apr 10
    Professionalism Boot Camp (EPC240410)
    Hawthorne Inn
    2421 Berlin Tpk.
    Berlin

    Wednesday, Apr 10 11:45 AM to 5:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    Learn the skills needed to practice professionally, effectively, and ethically. Attending this seminar will help you to navigate a successful career in the practice of law.

  • Apr 12
    Practice, Procedure and Protocol in the Connecticut Courts (EDU240412)
    Grassy Hill Country Club
    441 Clark Ln
    Orange

    Friday, Apr 12 8:15 AM to 3:10 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    This seminar covers the major portions of the Connecticut Practice Book, many of the unwritten rules of civil procedure, practices and procedures that continue after the pandemic, how to navigate the courts, and the various local rules of courts. We will also cover examples of forms along with sections of the Practice Book.

  • May 06
    The Employment Debate: Legal Challenges in Recognizing College Athletes as Employees (EYL240205)
    Webinar - CLE Pass Eligible
    Monday, May 6 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    As the Name, Image, and Likeness era has progressed in collegiate athletics, interest in college athletes' employment status has resurfaced. Join leading sports law expert Michael McCann for a conversation on the history of this topic, where it may be heading, and legal challenges regarding same.

  • Jun 10
    2024 Connecticut Legal Conference
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Blvd.
    Hartford

    Monday, Jun 10 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    Save the date. More information coming soon.