• Jan 21
    Registering for Success: Strategies for Maximizing the Value of a Business’s IP CLE (EYL200121)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This program will consider intellectual property from the perspective of business owner representation. There are many legal issues implicated by the starting and running of a business, but it is easy for intellectual property issues to become overlooked amidst issues that may seem more urgent, such as organization formation and employment policies. What should a lawyer make sure a new business owner knows about intellectual property? How can future IP issues be prevented? What mistakes are most likely to occur while a new business is first generating IP? These and other questions will be touched on during this CLE.

  • Jan 23
    Cyber Security: Nuts and Bolts and Ethics of Protecting Information CLE (EDU200123)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Cyberattacks are a real and present threat to all data systems. Attorneys have an ethical responsibility to protect their clients' information from hackers. Learn practical nuts and bolts applications as well as your ethical obligations to protect your information from external intrusion.

  • Jan 28
    Top 10 Tips and Tools for Every Family Lawyer CLE (EYL200128)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This program will feature top tools and tips on a variety of subjects that every family law attorney should have ready to use, whether they are representing a client in a contested custody matter, financial matter, or both.

  • Feb 03
    Construction Coverage from the Ground Up CLE (EYL200203)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    In this program, panelists will provide an overview of the different types of construction-related insurance coverages, discuss the common coverage issues that arise thereunder, and examine recent developments in the law.

  • Feb 10
    Intellectual Property Year in Review CLE (EIP200211)
    McCormick Paulding & Huber
    185 Asylum St, City Place II
    Hartford, Connecticut
    United States

    Learn from intellectual property practitioners about the most significant legal developments in intellectual property in 2019.

  • Feb 11
    Appellate Procedure 101 CLE (EDU200211)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Appellate Procedure is its own world. Whether you find yourself the begrudging appellee after a clear-cut victory for your client or the intrepid appellant seeking to right wrongs and make new law, it helps to have a firm grasp of the tools and traps you will encounter along the way. This seminar walks you through that journey – from pre-appeal motions, to appellate tactics, all the way to remand after the appeal’s end. You will leave with an overview of how to excel in the Appellate and Supreme Court.

  • Feb 13
    Introduction to Immigration Law CLE (EDU200213)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This seminar will give a broad overview of the basics of immigration law. Immigration law covers a wide range of types of clients, government agencies, and different and specialized areas of practice that fall under the large umbrella of immigration law. The seminar will also provide a good idea of the various aspects of immigration law as well as impart a basic understanding of the terminology and process.

  • Feb 18
    Stealing Youth: Responses to Trafficking in Connecticut CLE (EYL200218)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Learn about the issue of youth sex trafficking in Connecticut. Panelists will provide an overview of relevant state and federal laws and the adjudication of youth sex trafficking cases, signs of trafficking, and identify local and state resources to practitioners. This program brings together representatives from the public and private sector to provide a legal and social analysis of this epidemic.

  • Feb 19
    Blockchain 101 for Lawyers and 2019 Year in Review CLE (EDU200219)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This seminar will cover basic concepts with which lawyers looking to enter into the cryptocurrency world need to be familiar. This will include a review of market structure and players, 2019 litigation and enforcement actions, and a view over the horizon to see what might be in store for 2020 and beyond.

  • Feb 21
    Acting and the Litigator CLE (EDU200221)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    In this workshop, the participant will be given a short monologue from a play, literature, or film to perform in the session. Monologues will be picked by the instructors and distributed prior to the workshop and should be committed to memory as much as possible. Individual feedback will be provided on the performance in terms of realism, connection with the audience, movement and body control, vocal techniques, and how those relate to presentation of a case in court. Participants will be able to hold their scripts, but the more that is committed to memory, the more focus and attention can be placed on the acting techniques that are important for lawyers. This exercise should help the lawyer to “get out of their head” and really be able to use the facts of the case to tell a great “story” and connect to the judge or jury.

  • Mar 03
    Appellate Writing — The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly CLE (EYL200303)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    Legal writing is tough and appellate brief writing even tougher. But there are many simple practices an attorney can adopt to improve their writing skills. This program seeks to identify and explain the qualities of great (and not so great) appellate writing. A mix of judges and advocates will provide a diverse perspective on the topic.

  • Mar 09
    Forever Wild: Conservation Easements and Strategies for Land Protection CLE (EYL200309)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    As statutes are revised and courts decide precedent-setting cases, the legal framework for conservation is constantly evolving. Clients rely on attorneys to draft conservation easements that will preserve land indefinitely. The laws that govern land conservation are intricate and during this session we will unpack the complexity of conservation easements and the like. This program seeks to encourage the development of your conservation knowledge and analysis.

  • Mar 11
    Ethical Considerations in Residential Real Estate Closings CLE (EDU200311)
    Torrington Library
    12 Daycoeton Pl
    Torrington, Connecticut
    United States

    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. There will be a demonstration of how to conduct a three-way balance of an attorney’s IOLTA account.

  • Mar 13
    Marketing Your Law Practice: Practical Tips and Innovative Tricks CLE (ESF200313)
    Corporate Park - Tower 3
    3 Corporate Dr
    Shelton, Connecticut
    United States

    This seminar will teach you cutting-edge ways to develop your practice and market it to the new generation of legal services consumer for the next decade and beyond. Focusing on digital marketing first, we delve into a better understanding of the basics of online marketing so you can avoid falling prey to vendors just out to scam you of your money. Learn core concepts that will enable you to understand a good vendor from a bad one and learn how to build upon your digital foundation with traditional marketing tactics that work across all practice areas. Get taught by industry leaders from around the USA and here in Connecticut in digital marketing, social media marketing and referral based marketing.

  • Mar 16
    Advanced VA Benefits Training CLE (EVM200316)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    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.

  • Mar 17
    Annual Advanced Labor and Employment Law Symposium CLE (ELE200317)
    Grassy Hill Country Club
    441 Clark Ln
    Orange, Connecticut
    United States

    This conference will cover a wide range of topics, including significant changes from the NLRB under the current Administration; challenges in managing a remote workforce; arbitration of employment disputes after Epic Systems; data privacy issues in the workplace, as well as plenary sessions on an ethics topic and important developments in labor and employment law in the past year.

  • Mar 19
    eDiscovery 101: Collection to Trial Presentation CLE (EDU200319)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    eDiscovery is quickly evolving and sources of electronic data continue to grow. If you had a client contact you today about collecting, managing and presenting their electronic data, would you know what to do or how to advise them? It is no longer acceptable legal practice to claim ignorance to the existence and management of electronic data. Join us for this lunch and CLE to learn how to manage a matter that involves electronic data from collection to trial presentation.

  • Mar 24
    Don’t Win Your Case at Trial and Lose It on Appeal CLE (EDU200324)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    There is no point in winning your case at trial if you do so in a way that dooms it on appeal. And you need to recognize those times when your opponent may have won the case but, in doing so, has created for you a terrific appeal. Trying a case is hard enough – keeping an eye on possible appellate issues at the same time is even harder. But paying attention to possible appellate issues is as necessary as proving the elements of the claim in the first place. This seminar will discuss possible appellate issues to consider when trying a case, and how to make them work for you.

  • Mar 26
    The Details of Pursuing Permanent Residency CLE (EDU200326)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    This seminar will provide the step-by-step process to obtain permanent residency for family-based petitions in the United States and through Consular processing.

  • Mar 27
    Mindfulness Spa Retreat (OMW200327)
    Saybrook Point Inn and Spa
    Two Bridge Street
    Old Saybrook, Connecticut
    United States