2017 - 25 Hour CLE Bundle (includes 6 Hours of Specialty Credits)

Published by San Diego County Bar Association


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Summary
• Includes 15.5 Hours of General Participatory Credits
• Includes 9.5 Hours of required Specialty Credits
- 6.75 hours of Legal Ethics Credits
- 1 hour Elimination of Bias Credit
- 2 hours of Competency Credit


Programs Included in this Bundle
  1. Anxiety and Stress Management in A Challenging Profession (1.0 Competency Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    In this program, learn to identify stress and anxiety in yourself and others, as well as practical tips to help cope. When stress and anxiety are out of control, when is intervention needed? Learn to look for the cues and to manage this in a challenging profession.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Anxiety and Stress Management in A Challenging Profession - Video
    • Anxiety and Stress Management in A Challenging Profession - Handout
    Credit
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    CA
  2. California Cannabis Law: Navigating the Minefield (3.0 General Participatory Credits)
    Join us for an informative panel presentation with cannabis attorneys specializing in corporate formation, intellectual property, and regulatory and compliance issues specific to the cannabis space. This session will address the following topics:

    - Federal treatment of cannabis
    - Choice of entity and corporate strategy for both cannabis plant touching and ancillary businesses
    - Regulatory and compliance issues under the Medical and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation & Safety Act (MAUCRSA)
    - Common Intellectual Property questions faced by cannabis clients
    - Labeling, packaging, marketing, and promotional issues
    - Pending legislation at the state and federal level


    This seminar includes the following components:
    • California Cannabis Law Part One - Video
    • California Cannabis Law Part Two - Video
    • California Cannabis Law - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  3. Cybersecurity for the Legal Professional (.75 General Participatory Credit and .25 Legal Ethics Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    For many small firms and solo practitioners the management of their IT infrastructure is not supported in-house and many, if not most, are unaware of the IT security issues they face. In this panel, we will discuss common vulnerabilities, liability in the event of a data breach, and steps that the small firms and solo practitioners can take to secure their networks.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Cybersecurity for the Legal Professional - Video
    • Cybersecurity for the Legal Professional - Handout
    Credit
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    CA
  4. Limited Scope Representation: Practical Tips to Assist More Clients & Expand Your Practice (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Learn to how to better serve some of your clients and expand your practice by providing limited scope representation (often called "unbundled" services.) Our speakers will give you an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation in a family law and civil context. Learn tips to providing limited scope representation and make use of the sample fee agreements, forms and other materials which will help you to get started. Leave this seminar confident with the knowledge to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably.

    Solo and small firm lawyers who serve middle class and moderate income clients and want to expand their client and referral bases should attend this program.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Limited Scope Representation - Video
    • Limited Scope Representation - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  5. Fifth Annual Beer and Wine Law Update (1.5 General Participatory Credits)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Come join us for our annual update on craft beer and wine laws. Through the perspectives of four leaders in the industry, attendees will benefit from the insights of legal experts who will provide updates concerning local and federal regulations, industry trends and common pitfalls.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Fifth Annual Beer and Wine Law Update - Video
    • Fifth Annual Beer and Wine Law Update - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  6. Fundamentals of Family Law: Practical Tips for Practicing in San Diego (3.25 General Participatory Credits & 1.0 Legal Ethics Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    This seminar, presented by the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, San Diego Family Law Bar Association, and the San Diego County Bar Association, emphasizes the basic practice of handling family law dissolution cases and includes training in ethics and family law, the preparation of pleadings, and special topics of interest to family law practitioners such as custody and child support issues. A judicial officer will provide the court perspective on these family law issues. Along with perspective and training from speakers, an impressive handout is included with this presentation which not only covers speaker topics, but also provides greater depth on a broad array of specific issues faced by family law practitioners including explanations, examples and an extensive appendix to the legal forms utilized in family law cases.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Practical Tips for Practicing in San Diego - Video 1
    • Practical Tips for Practicing in San Diego - Video 2
    • Practical Tips for Practicing in San Diego - Handout
    Credit
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    CA
  7. The Attorney-Client Contract: The Intersection of Ethical Obligation, Risk Management and Client Retention Strategies (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    This program is designed to assist the attendee to understand the reasons for having a solid, understandable attorney-client contract, and then the practical ways to create the documentation and processes to assure such best practices. Included in the presentation will be a discussion of the following:

    *Analysis of the fundamental reasons for having a good agreement in place
    *Provisions required by law to be included in your agreement
    *Provisions you should consider to include to protect you and your practice
    *Structure and style issues in drafting the agreement to maximize client understanding
    *Practices and procedures to put in place to reduce risk and ensure ethical compliance


    This seminar includes the following components:
    • The Attorney-Client Contract - Video
    • The Attorney-Client Contract - Audio
    • The Attorney-Client Contract - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  8. The Jury is Watching (1.5 General and 0.5 Legal Ethics Participatory Credits)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Join us for a panel discussion by judges and trial lawyers about the realities of performing your job in front of 14 strangers who hold the fate of your client in their hands. This distinguished panel of speakers will share their perspective on how the jury assesses the lawyers and parties, how the jury interacts with the judge, what factors the jurors often consider when evaluating the credibility of the lawyers and the parties, how the lawyers read the jurors (and vice versa), and what jurors find persuasive – both verbally and non verbally. Throughout the program, the speakers will discuss issues pertaining to legal ethics and professionalism.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • The Jury is Watching - Video
    • The Jury is Watching - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  9. What Works Well in Mediation (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    This program features a discussion of negotiation techniques, how to represent clients most effectively at mediation, and how to insure maximum client satisfaction. Topics to be covered:

    • Why mediation works;
    • Ten keys to what works well in mediation;
    • Ten mistakes to avoid; and
    • Maximize options and future stream of business.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • What Works Well in Mediation - Video
    • What Works Well in Mediation - Audio
    • What Works Well in Mediation - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  10. Dispute Resolution Agreements: Functional and Dysfunctional (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Featuring:
    Speaker : Carl Ingwalson, Esq.


    Moderator: Shailendra Kulkarni, Esq., Construction Law Section Chair

    Arbitration is generally less expensive and less time-consuming than litigation. Arbitration provisions in consumer, commercial and employment contracts are ubiquitous, but dysfunctional drafting has led too many parties to appellate courts. Regardless of whether attorneys do or do not like the process, they should be knowledgeable about proper drafting of arbitration provisions and how to deal with poorly written provisions in existing contracts. This program is designed to serve that need.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Dispute Resolution Agreements: Functional and Dysfunctional - Video
    • Dispute Resolution Agreements: Functional and Dysfunctional - Handout
    Credit
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    CA
  11. Death of a Litigant & Creditor’s Claims - Civil & Probate Cross-Over Issues (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    A party's death can present civil litigators with interesting challenges. Learn how to overcome these challenges by understanding how to initiate claims against, or for, a deceased party and the key issues that will need to be addressed both before and after litigation. With their combined probate and litigation experience, James Iagmin, Partner at Williams Iagmin, and Craig Gross, Partner at Goodwin Brown Gross & Lovelace, will share their perspectives on legal topics that intersect civil procedure and probate proceedings.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Death of a Litigant & Creditor’s Claims - Civil & Probate Cross-Over Issues - Video
    • Death of a Litigant & Creditor’s Claims - Civil & Probate Cross-Over Issues - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  12. Here and Now: Practical Ethics and Civility in Today's Profession (3.0 Hours of Legal Ethics Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Please join us for the SDCBA's 2015 Jay Wheeler Civility, Integrity and Professionalism Program.

    Nationally renowned litigator Lewis Sifford, a recipient of the National Masters in Trial Award by ABOTA, will begin the evening with a discussion on how civility has factored into his trials and results. His tips on "leading a professional life" have been widely acclaimed on a nationwide basis. This presentation will be followed by an in-depth panel discussion of hypothetical situations derived from a real life experiences. Bringing decades of trial experience and practice to the table, ABOTA and American College of Trial Lawyers leaders Donna Melby and Virginia Nelson will explore the interplay of civility and ethics with discovery disputes, settlement negotiations, the use of social media, client pressures, judicial expectations, and more. Immediate Past President of SDCBA and Appellate Law Specialist, Jon Williams will add his insight into the relationship between ethics, civility, and success in the appellate setting.

    All of these important issues will be explored from a variety of perspectives—federal practice vs. state practice, large firms vs. small firms, and experienced attorneys vs. new practitioners. Please join us for this seminal program to learn more about how to conduct your practice in accordance with the highest of standards, while at the same time achieving personal and professional success.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Here and Now: Practical Ethics and Civility in Today's Profession - Video
    • Here and Now: Practical Ethics and Civility in Today's Profession - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  13. How to Ethically Use the Cloud (1.0 Legal Ethics Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    This program will cover a brief overview of what the cloud really is and an in-depth discussion about how to use the cloud ethically. The cloud is a very safe place to work, most of the time even safer than anything any solo or small firm could do on their own. Learn to ask the right questions when you are looking for a cloud provider in order to ensure you are complying with ethics requirements.

    Topics to be covered:

    - Cloud computing basics
    - The benefits of cloud computing
    - Ethical considerations concerning the cloud
    - Best practices for moving to the cloud


    This seminar includes the following components:
    • How to Ethically Use the Cloud - Video
    • How to Ethically Use the Cloud - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  14. Removing the Stigma: Suicide Detection and Prevention in the Legal Profession (1.0 Competency Issues Participatory Credit)
    Understanding suicidal thinking can be difficult and sometimes seemingly impossible for many people to understand. It can be perplexing how a person can be blind to his or her successes, to seemingly disregard the love and support from others, or appear unwilling or unmotivated to “get better.” Dr. Conway and Dr. Wahler will discuss the prevalence of suicide in the legal profession, the impact stigma can have on seeking treatment, how to identify warning signs, and what to do if you have serious concerns about another person’s well-being and safety.

    Specific points to be covered include:

    - Occupations vulnerable to depression and suicide
    - Attitudes and approach towards coworkers or clients in need of mental health treatment
    - How to identify risk factors and warning signs that lead to suicidal behaviors
    - Interventions and how you can help
    - Mental health treatment overview: removing the mystery
    - Available resources


    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Removing the Stigma: Suicide Detection and Prevention in the Legal Profession - Video
    • Removing the Stigma: Suicide Detection and Prevention in the Legal Profession - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  15. Dialogue on Diversity: Cultural Competency - An Essential Skill for Lawyers Advocating in a Diverse World (1.0 Elimination of Bias Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Presenter - Verna Myers:

    This annual SDCBA signature event highlights our commitment to diversity and fosters a dialogue about a variety of diversity issues in the community.

    The SDCBA's Dialogue on Diversity program offers attendees the chance to hear from some of the industry's leaders while earning MCLE credit and networking. Join us as we present Vern? Myers, the Founder and President of The Vern? Myers Company. Vern?’s uplifting, joyful style breathes fresh energy into challenging conversations around bias, cultural competence, inclusion, gender, sexual orientation and race.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Dialogue on Diversity: Cultural Competency - An Essential Skill for Lawyers Advocating in a Diverse World - Video
    • Dialogue on Diversity: Cultural Competency - An Essential Skill for Lawyers Advocating in a Diverse World - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  16. Opening Your Practice: Client Communications: Engagement Letters, Fee Agreements, Billing Statements, etc. (1.0 Legal Ethics and 0.5 General Participatory Credits)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Part of the Opening Your Practice Series, please join us as this program will cover important client communications including:
    Engagement letters;
    Fee agreements;
    Unbundled service agreements; and
    Declination of service letters.

    Our panel will also touch upon fee bills and receipt of payments. Learn from our panel of experts best practices and take home samples and other resources.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Client Communications - Video
    • Client Communications - Paper
    Credit
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    CA

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