• Mar 28
    What Every Divorce Lawyer Needs to Know about Criminal Court CLE (EDU190328)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Unfortunately, sometimes clients going through a divorce or other family law crises wind up with a concurrent criminal case. A divorce attorney needs to understand the ramifications of criminal court orders and consequences to effectively give advice in cases where there may be competing and divergent interests at play.

  • Apr 02
    Ethical Considerations in Your Practice CLE (EPE190402)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Law practice in the 21st century is subject to a growing number of ethical and regulatory requirements. This program will offer guidance to the busy practitioner on meeting professional obligations to clients and the public, and on minimizing the risks of malpractice and disciplinary complaints.

  • Apr 02
    Practice Book 101 CLE (EYL190402)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Please join us as we dive into the Connecticut Practice Book! This program will provide an overview of the practice book in civil, family, and criminal law. Attendees will also learn helpful tips to use the Practice Book to their advantage.

  • Apr 03
    Confusion to Fusion: Creating a Balanced and Rewarding Legal Career CLE (EDU190403)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank Street
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    To be a good lawyer, one has to be a healthy lawyer. Recent research has disclosed that too many lawyers and law students experience chronic stress and high rates of depression and substance use. Our profession is at a crossroads. To maintain public confidence in the profession, to meet the need for innovation in how we deliver legal services, to increase access to justice, we have to act now. Change will require a wide-eyed and candid assessment by attorneys of their state of being, accompanied by courageous commitment to re-envisioning what it means to live a healthy life as a lawyer.

  • Apr 04
    Representing Victims of Childhood Trauma: Resilience Screening (EDU190404)
    University of Connecticut School of Law
    55 Elizabeth St, William F. Starr Hall Reading Room
    Hartford, Connecticut
    United States

    Join us for a screening of the film, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope, a one-hour documentary about the science of childhood trauma and the movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. Following the film, learn about the long term impact of traumatic events on children, discuss ways the medical community, legal community, and judicial system can assist victims of trauma, and create a framework for understanding how attorneys and health care providers can represent clients who have experienced traumatic events in a way that prevents continued trauma.

  • Apr 05
    Pro Bono Trials: Tips & Pointers from the Bench & Bar
    U.S. Courthouse
    141 Church St
    New Haven, CT

    Learn useful skills and tips for pro bono trials from skilled colleagues and receive insight from members of the federal judiciary. To participate in this workshop, you must agree to take on a pro bono matter in the District of Connecticut within the next twelve months. In exchange you will receive instruction, including mock trial presentations before a federal judge, opening and closing statements, direct examination, cross examination, and evidence issues (i.e., getting documents admitted). Also included is an overview of the District Court's screening process for pro se cases and prisoner litigation. Lunch will be provided.

  • Apr 09
    Beyond Standard Discovery: Drafting, Objecting, and Responding CLE (EYL190409)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Many Connecticut Superior Court cases don't go beyond the Court’s standard form discovery. But properly handling “non-standard” discovery is still an important skill for many attorneys. This program will provide a detailed overview of how to draft, object, and respond to discovery.

  • Apr 15
    Complying with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Everything You Need to Know in 2019 CLE (EDU190415)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    The Medicare Secondary Payer act (MSP) was enacted on December 5, 1980. Despite being federal law for over thirty-five years, many liability attorneys still struggle with ensuring their settlements fully comply with the statute’s three basic requirements: ensure Medicare remains secondary to settlement proceeds, reimbursement of Medicare’s conditional payment, and report the settlement via the Section 111 reporting requirement.

  • Apr 17
    Recent IP Cases and Developments CLE (EIP190304)
    Connecticut Science Center
    250 Columbus Blvd
    Hartford, Connecticut
    United States

    Learn from intellectual property practitioners about the most significant legal developments in intellectual property in 2018.

  • Apr 18
    Medicare Set-asides: What Practitioners Need to Know CLE (EWC190418)
    Grassy Hill Country Club
    441 Clark Lane
    Orange, Connecticut
    United States

    This informative seminar will discuss important updates to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) rules and regulations involving workers’ compensation Medicare set-asides, what medical services and prescription medications make up the set-aside, and how it is priced; best practices in use of an annuity when funding the Medicare Set-aside; and best practices in using lump sum or professional administration.

  • Apr 23
    Financial Issues in Family Law: Protecting Your Client's Interests CLE (EYL190423)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    A guide to common and not so common financial issues in family law cases. Tips and tricks for how to handle financial issues such as completing a financial affidavit, how to calculate child support guidelines, discovery requests, complying with discovery requests, and seeking third-party financial disclosure to ensure you see the entire financial picture, and protect your client's interests whether you are representing the monied spouse or non-monied spouse.

  • Apr 26
    A Practitioner's Guide to Elder Law CLE (EEL190426)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This seminar will take you through the ins and outs of elder law practice, including how to manage client communications to create successful outcomes and avoid ethical violations, and how to prepare for the different stages of your practice, including winding it down.

  • Apr 30
    Federal Practice Essentials CLE (EYL190430)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This CLE is a primer for attorneys new to federal civil litigation. It provides an overview of issues that arise from the initiation of a lawsuit to its conclusion. You will learn how to address issues such as jurisdiction, venue, and pleading standards. You will also learn about the application of local and federal rules in conducting discovery motion practice, trials, and appeals.

  • May 01
    Planning for the Art Collector CLE (EYL190501)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This program will explore the various aspects of art law in the context of estate planning. The presentation will focus on identifying the unique features and the specific challenges that art ownership presents when designing estate plans and administering estates with large art portfolios.

  • May 05
    Workers' Compensation Retreat CLE (SWC190505)
    Chatham Bars Inn
    297 Shore Road
    Chatham, Massachusetts
    United States

    This multi-day Workers' Compensation CLE program will be held at Chatham Bars Inn in Chatham, MA.

  • May 07
    Privacy & Cyber Security in Healthcare and Its Effects on the Legal Community CLE (EYL190507)
    New Haven Lawn Club
    193 Whitney Ave
    New Haven, Connecticut
    United States

    This program is designed to be a panel discussion on privacy and cyber security in healthcare, with a specific focus on HIPAA. Its purpose will be to provide an update on HIPAA, including a discussion of recent changes to both state and federal laws, as well as recent court decisions impacting the protection and disclosure of patient information for the purposes of litigation. The panel will also discuss these issues from the technological perspective, including security threats and the use of social media.

  • May 09
    2019 Appellate Advocacy Institute CLE (AAI190509)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank Street
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This popular one-and-a-half day legal analysis and oral argument program is designed to develop and sharpen your appellate advocacy skills in a supportive learning environment. You will be asked to perform as appellate counsel, in a mooting session, and in an oral argument to the Supreme Court. Each time you present, members of the faculty will provide guidance, instruction, and tips on how you can be more effective.

  • May 15
    Litigation Retreat CLE (SLS190515)
    Chatham Bars Inn
    297 Shore Road
    Chatham, Massachusetts
    United States

    This retreat will provide attendees with practical updates and skills training, networking, and opportunities to get to know other practitioners in a non-adversarial atmosphere. Invest in your litigation practice and your professional development.

  • Jun 10
    2019 Connecticut Legal Conference
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Blvd
    Hartford, Connecticut
    United States
  • Sep 20
    Legal Ethics: Maintaining IOLTA & Law Office Management Best Practices CLE (EDU190920)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States