A Lawyer's Primer on Blockchain and Smart Contracts CLE (EDU181012)

Friday, October 12, 2018

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

CBA Law Center

30 Bank Street, New Britain, Connecticut, United States

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Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute

About the Program

Discover what blockchains, smart contracts, ICOs, Ethereum, and Bitcoin are all about. How can attorneys use blockchains and smart contracts to change their everyday practice of law? Find out how the rule of code and the rule of law will intersect and change society as we know it.

You Will Learn

  • How blockchain and smart contracts have created “trustless” decentralized applications and organization that rely on cryptographic proof rather than relying on a trusted centralized party, such as notaries, attorneys, or large internet companies such as Google.
  • How smart contracts and blockchain are currently being used, exploring Bitcoin, and Ethereum. The benefits and limitations of smart contracts.
  • About current and future applications and use cases of smart contracts and blockchain for attorneys.

Who Should Attend

New and experienced attorneys who want to learn what blockchains and smart contracts are and how it is already changing the practice of law.


(Includes electronic materials*, a light lunch, and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank St)
Member $40
Non-member $80
Student Member $15


Michael C. Chan
New York, NY

CLE Credit

CT: 1.0 CLE Credit (General)
NY: 1.0 CLE Credit (AOP)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be provided unless purchased separately. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.


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