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  • Motley Speaker Series: Language and the Law (EMS210205)

    2021-02-05

    This webinar will focus on the impact of language in the legal profession, particularly how diverse languages, accents, dialects and proficiency levels of parties, witnesses, lawyers and jurors impact legal professionals' perceptions of their legitimacy, credibility and professionalism.
  • POSTPONED: Using Investigative Research Software for Case Research (EDU210122)

    2021-01-22

    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…
  • Motley Speaker Series | Policing and Race in America: Past, Present, and Future – Part 2 (EMS210121)

    2021-01-21

    This session will focus on biases in policing and the impact on communities, mainly communities of color. Panelists will provide insight into strategies and changes some police departments have implemented to mitigate bias and improve community relations.
  • Motley Speaker Series: Structural Racism in Employment (EMS201216)

    2020-12-16

    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.
  • Ethics - What You Need To Know (EPE201209)

    2020-12-09

    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.
  • Ethical Considerations in Residential Real Estate Closings (EDU201208)

    2020-12-08

    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…
  • Motley Speaker Series | Policing and Race in America: Past, Present, and Future – Part 1 (EMS201203)

    2020-12-03

    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.
  • Ethics - What You Need To Know (EPE201202)

    2020-12-02

    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.
  • Tools to Ethically Manage Client Trust Accounts (EPE201201)

    2020-12-01

    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.
  • Free Speech or Hate Speech? A Conversation Regarding State v. Liebenguth (EYL201116)

    2020-11-16

    On August 27, 2020 the Connecticut Supreme Court issued its decision in State v. Liebenguth which ruled that the use of the N-word was considered "fighting words" and therefore unprotected hate speech. This CLE will discuss the Court's decision and take a deep dive into First Amendment law in Connecticut and the United States. It will also discuss the history of the "N-word" and how the media has …
  • POSTPONED | Motley Speaker Series: Structural Racism and Financial Services (EMS201112)

    2020-11-12

    This panel will feature legal scholars and experts who study historical and ongoing inequities in our banking system and financial services more broadly, and /or who are actively engaged in working to address those inequities through policy activism and innovation within the industry.
  • Succession Planning Series (EDU201006S)

    2020-11-10

    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.
  • Recognizing and Avoiding Conflicts (EDU201105)

    2020-11-05

    Learn how to address conflicts and potential conflicts of interest.
  • Law Firm Retention: The Achilles Heel of Diversity (EDI201028)

    2020-10-28

    Law firms do well at recruiting diverse candidates, but these candidates tend to leave before reaching partner level. This program will focus on what causes the break in diverse associates’ career trajectory within a firm and on common themes about why diverse associates leave firms. A panel of diverse partners from various law firms will provide suggestions for what law firms can do over the next…
  • Legal Ethics: Maintaining IOLTA and Law Office Management Best Practices (EDU201027)

    2020-10-27

    Learn what you need to know about IOLTA compliance from experienced professionals in this two-day seminar.
  • Motley Speaker Series: Equity Through Zoning Reform in Connecticut (EMS201016)

    2020-10-16

    This program will feature land use attorneys, including two law professors, discussing how the structure of land use decision-making in Connecticut can impede policies and decisions that promote racial and economic equity, with a focus on several types of exclusionary zoning regulations; and current efforts to revise state zoning laws to promote desegregation.
  • Drafting Effective Engagement Letters (EDU201001)

    2020-10-01

    Learn about drafting effective engagement letters.
  • Motley Speaker Series: How the Law Structures Educational Inequities (EMS200924)

    2020-09-24

    This panel will feature legal and education scholars who study inequities in primary and secondary educational systems, how school districts are organized and funded, and how inequities manifest in differential school funding, resources, and outcomes.
  • WEBINAR: Then They Came For Us: The Perils of Silence (2020CLC-PT04)

    2020-09-15

    Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea Lange, And Then They Came for Us brings history into the present, retelling this difficult story and …
  • Constance Baker Motley Series: Segregated Communities and Opportunity (EMS200812)

    2020-08-12

    This 90-minute seminar uses maps, original photographs, and oral histories to explain how 100 years of discriminatory land use and development policy built and maintains our segregated state. The seminar will also examine the lasting effect these policies have on housing choice and the lives of people of color, particularly lower income Black and Latino families, who have few options to move to ar…
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