• Nov 10
    Succession Planning Series (EDU201006S)
    Webinar
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    All lawyers will eventually leave their current practice of law. A new career or job opportunity, retirement, or an unexpected emergency may lead to closing a practice. Win the lottery? Decide you want to spend more time on your art or open a bakery? This series will help you frame the issues.

  • Dec 01
    Tools to Ethically Manage Client Trust Accounts (EPE201201)
    Webinar
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    Lawyers are required to keep detailed and accurate records of funds deposited into their trust (escrow and IOLTA) bank accounts. However, many lawyers do not have adequate or effective procedures to comply. This program will help.

  • Dec 02
    Ethics - What You Need To Know (EPE201202)
    Webinar
    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    The seminar will cover those rules pertaining to client intake, duties to prospective clients, conflicts, engagement agreements, fees, retainers, communicating with your client, confidentiality, working remotely and using technology, settlement funds, safekeeping property, as well as responsibilities of supervisory and subordinate lawyers.

  • Dec 02
    Bridge the Gap Series (EYL201202S)
    Webinar
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    Develop a well-rounded personal and professional skills tool kit as you transition from law student to seasoned practitioner with the Bridge the Gap series, presented by the Young Lawyers Section. Learn the basics of multiple practice areas; work-life balance; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and practicing ethically and with professionalism.

  • Dec 03
    Intermediate VA Benefits Training (EVM201203)
    Webinar
    9:00 AM to 12:15 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    This training will help attorneys who provide legal services to veterans with disability and related claims before the Veterans Benefit Administration. This training is designed for accredited veterans advocates who wish to dive deeper into helping veterans—particularly veterans having difficulty accessing the VA or facing mental health issues.

  • Dec 03
    Motley Speaker Series | Policing and Race in America: Past, Present, and Future – Part 1 (EMS201203)
    Webinar
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    How did policing start and evolve in America and what is the role that race has played in the formation and development of police departments and policing? Learn about the history of policing and join our panel to discuss the current role of race in how departments police their communities.

  • Dec 04
    Understanding the Connecticut Paid Leave Program (EDU201204)
    Webinar
    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    Connecticut Paid Leave will impact businesses of all sizes, as well as their employees. Join this webinar to understand which employers must participate, who will be eligible for paid leave, and the resources available to support implementation. The webinar content will be recorded.

  • Dec 08
    Ethical Considerations in Residential Real Estate Closings (EDU201208)
    Webinar
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Eastern Standard Time)

    The panelists will review the Rules of Professional Conduct with special focus on attorney’s fees, conflicts of interest, representation of multiple parties, and dealing with unrepresented parties. In addition, the rules and statutes concerning the Unauthorized Practice of Law will be addressed. The speakers will review the Governor’s Executive Orders regarding the virtual execution of real-estate documents and the order eliminating the witness requirements as well as the instances of abuse of said orders and lenders’ refusal to accept acknowledgements in compliance with the Executive Order. Tools of the trade including an examination of the purchase and sales agreement and what title insurance covers will also be addressed.

  • Dec 09
    Ethics - What You Need To Know (EPE201209)
    Webinar
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    The seminar will cover those rules pertaining to client intake, duties to prospective clients, conflicts, engagement agreements, fees, retainers, communicating with your client, confidentiality, working remotely and using technology, settlement funds, safekeeping property, as well as responsibilities of supervisory and subordinate lawyers.

  • Dec 16
    Motley Speaker Series: Structural Racism in Employment (EMS201216)
    Webinar
    3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    This panel will feature scholars and/or advocates who will show how structural racism operates to the disadvantage of domestic workers, immigrant workers, and workers entangled in the criminal justice system, among others, and what it would take to combat that structural racism.

  • Dec 16
    The Importance of Networking and Building Connections (EPL201216)
    Webinar
    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    It is an attorney's duty to their client to provide the best advice and representation possible. While attorneys bring their expertise in the law to the attorney-client relationship, they may also be supporting clients in various aspects of their business and life. A strong network allows attorneys to offer service beyond their experience, giving them a strong back bench of knowledge to call upon for advice or for appropriate referrals. Networking is also the best way to acquire clients who will trust and rely upon your legal advice.

  • Jan 22
    Using Investigative Research Software for Case Research (EDU210122)
    Webinar
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    This program, taught by litigator Josh Taylor and Wendy Nestrud from Tracers, a TechnoLawyer "Top Product of 2020" and industry-leading investigative research software, will provide an overview of the differences in records information from different sources, examples of the kinds of investigative data attorneys can obtain, and how to use it effectively. They will also explain how to ethically use public and private records data for case research, including billing guidelines for invoicing clients. In addition, the presenters will perform a series of sample searches to show types of reports available and discuss examples from real cases where investigative data impacted the outcome. Finally, the program will discuss best practices for staff access management and reporting to ensure compliance with credentialing requirements for sensitive information.

  • Jan 26
    Keeping Families Together: Paths to Relief (EYL210126)
    Webinar
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    Learn how the past four years have impacted the fight for relief, whether as a new practitioner or a pro bono representative. Join panelists Valeria Gomez, Patricia Marealle, and Tess Reagan for an engaging conversation focused on maintaining family unity.

  • Feb 04
    1031 Strategies in 2021 and Beyond (EDU210204)
    Webinar
    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    §1031 current developments will be summarized. Basic to advanced topics will be covered. Learn the basic requirements to completing a successful 1031 and how to maximize the benefits of §1031 exchanges. Learn how to avoid the most common §1031 pitfalls, understand what is qualifying real property, the identification rules, available safe harbor structures, the related party rules, the impact of seller financing and partial exchanges, split treatment transactions, what are exchange expenses and “boot” and special tools for partnerships. Explore the options provided by reverse and improvement exchanges with illustrations of each structure.

  • Feb 17
    Negotiation - The Value Creation Approach (EDU210217)
    Webinar
    12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    Most lawyers know how to make a demand, a counteroffer, and settle for something in between, but to be a skilled negotiator you must know how to create value for your client. In this seminar, you will learn how to value a case, understand value creation, and learn strategies and tactics to create value.

  • Mar 24
    Be a Trusted Advisor - How to Make Decisions Under Uncertainty (EDU210324)
    Webinar
    12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    As a lawyer, a part of your role is to be a trusted advisor to your clients, and that often requires giving them advice on making decisions under uncertainty. Most people simply rely on their gut and best bet. This is the wrong approach. Instead, you should rely on a fact and logic-based approach. This process is called Decision Quality.