• Jan 24
    Mindfulness For Lawyers CLE (EDU190124)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank Street
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    It’s the latest buzzword in business. It’s being taught at Harvard and at Wharton. It’s being talked about at prestigious leadership conferences like Davos. It’s being practiced at places like Google, Apple, and Aetna Healthcare. Everyone’s excited about it because the science shows that it reduces stress, enhances wellness, increases productivity, and significantly improves the bottom line. Experience the buzz of mindfulness.

  • Jan 28
    Niche Marketing - Virtual Seminar
    Zoom Meeting


    Connecticut’s own Jay Ruane is a master of legal marketing. He is a frequently sought after speaker across the country. No one knows how to grow a practice like Jay. Jay has built his firm through niche marketing.

  • Jan 29
    From Bench/Bar to 5K: Learn How to Start (or Improve) a Running or Walking Program (EDU190129)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Do you want to become more active but are unsure of what steps to take towards success? Join Fleet Feet Sports to learn about the key factors involved in starting a running/walking program and how to train for a 5k! We will address the risks of a sedentary lifestyle, the benefits of being active, common barriers to becoming active and how to overcome them, the basic bio-mechanics of running, and tips and tricks to stick with it!

  • Jan 31
    Productivity Boot Camp: Time and E-mail Management for Lawyers CLE (EDU190131)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Learn how to prioritize, organize, delegate, and minimize interruptions so you can devote more time to serving clients and developing new ones — while being less stressed and more effective in the process. Increase your productivity and effectiveness by managing your environment, routines, boundaries, and choices. Get specific strategies, tactics, and tools that will help you gain greater control of your e-mails and texts.

  • Feb 06
    Legislative Update (EDU190206)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    CBA Lobbyist Bill Chapman will provide an update about the CBA legislative agenda, the current session, and the legislative process.

  • Feb 13
    The Anatomy of a Class Action CLE (EDU190213)
    Quinnipiack Club
    221 Church St
    New Haven, Connecticut
    United States

    Experienced federal and state court jurists, as well as seasoned counsel for plaintiffs and defendants, will discuss many of the key components of class action practice.

  • Feb 19
    Residential Real Estate Closings CLE (ERP190219)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This comprehensive seminar is designed to take its attendees from the opening of a real estate file through, and including post-closing matters. Panelists will explore the intricacies of the closing process. Covered matters include: ordering title; the title search and title commitment; legal descriptions and surveys; the Closing Protection Letter; the attorney/client relationship from the commencement of representation; co-tenancies; probate matters; family and bankruptcy issues impacting real estate; an explanation of the title insurance policy including endorsements; and new nationwide trends such as remote notarizations, predictable recording fees, and cyber security issues.

  • Feb 26
    Managing Your IOLTA: What You Don’t Know and What to Do about It CLE (EDU190226)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This two-hour program will provide in-depth coverage of Rule 1.15 and the basics of IOLTA management including accounting, recordkeeping, and three-point reconciliations.

  • Feb 26
    A Practical Guide to Arbitration in Connecticut CLE (EYL190226)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Learn about the nuances of arbitration and get practical pointers for success from four experienced arbitrators and attorneys. The program will cover arbitration from the drafting of an agreement to the confirmation of an award.

  • Feb 28
    Defending DUI Charges in CT CLE (EDU190228)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This program will cover driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Connecticut from start to finish, including DMV administrative per se hearings. Experienced practitioners will discuss best practices for advising and defending clients through every stage in the superior court and DMV process. This program will also cover recent updates to DUI penalties, including the defense of drugged driving.

  • Mar 01
    Tax Issues in Elder Law CLE (EEL190301)
    Grassy Hill Country Club
    411 Clark Ln
    Orange, Connecticut
    United States

    This seminar will take you through recent changes in tax laws and how they impact elder law practice. Learn tips and strategies to get the best possible results for your clients.

  • Mar 08
    The Impact of the New Evidence Rules on Workers’ Compensation Cases CLE (EWC190308)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Learn the new evidence rules with a focus on social media. Get instruction on how to introduce social media and other surveillance evidence into proceedings. Fact patterns presenting the ethical issues at stake when dealing with evidence will be discussed and analyzed.

  • Mar 14
    Annual Advanced Labor and Employment Law Symposium CLE (ELE190314)
    Grassy Hill Country Club
    441 Clark Ln
    Orange, Connecticut
    United States

    This conference will cover a wide range of topics, including use of technology/forensic experts in employment litigation, employee free speech in the workplace, managing employee leave and other workplace policies in the context of medical marijuana protections, and diversity and inclusion challenges, as well as plenary sessions on an attorney’s obligation of candor to the tribunal and important developments in labor and employment law over the past year.

  • Mar 19
    Essentials of Bankruptcy CLE (EYL190319)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This program will cover the key aspects of bankruptcy liquidation and rehabilitation, both the substantive and procedural law, and will include special consideration of the kinds of problems attorneys are likely to encounter in the intersection of small business and individual bankruptcies.

  • Mar 26
    Blockchain 101 for Lawyers CLE (EDU190326)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Blockchain can be confusing: learning what's what means learning about hashes, private keys, mining, basic math, and lots of other things which are alien to the rank and file private practice lawyer. Get a plain English review from a knowledgeable practitioner of the basics of blockchain, as well as the regulatory landscape lawyers need to be aware of when serving clients in the business of cryptocurrency.

  • Mar 26
    Successful Succession Planning for Family-Owned Businesses CLE (EYL190326)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Many attorneys—whether solo or at a small to mid-sized firm—represent businesses that are owned by members of the same family. Many of these clients focus on the day-to-day operations of the organization without giving much consideration to the long-term consequences if someone were to die, become disabled, or retire, or a host of other unexpected events occurs. This program will focus on the key role that proper planning plays to ensure that both the business and the family members individually can continue functioning after facing such an event.

  • 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.