2017 - New Lawyer Bundle

Published by San Diego County Bar Association


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• Includes 17.5 hours of General Participatory Credits - Featuring 2.25 Legal Ethics and 1 Competency Credit

Programs Included in this Bundle
  1. Nuts & Bolts Series: ADR Law Basics (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Join us for a lively and wide-reaching Nuts and Bolts program on Arbitration - how to make it work for you and your clients. Panelists include top San Diego arbitrators Harvey Berger and Richard Page, John English, Vice President of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and moderated by Kirk Yake, ADR Section Vice Chair. This program will cover all of the basics, including the regulatory framework, how to control costs and utilize the AAA standard-form procedures to expedite the scheduling, discovery, and ensure a fair, well-reasoned and enforceable result.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Nuts & Bolts Series: ADR Law Basics - Video
    • Nuts & Bolts Series: ADR Law Basics - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  2. Nuts & Bolts Series: Bankruptcy Law Basics (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Join us for a presentation that will cover the basics of Bankruptcy Law. This seminar is geared towards all of those who are interested in or just starting out in Bankruptcy Law, but who would benefit from a 101 understanding as a refresher or an introduction into the legal field. This program will cover the topics below:

    - Understanding the interplay between the Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of Bk Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Bk Rules
    - Information for preparation of bankruptcy petition and statements and schedules
    - Prosecuting and defending adversary proceedings
    - Objections to exemptions
    - Issues relating to imposition of the automatic stay
    - Duties of a trustee and the administration of a bankruptcy estate
    - Claims objections

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Nuts & Bolts Series: Bankruptcy Law Basics - Video
    • Nuts & Bolts Series: Bankruptcy Law Basics - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  3. Nuts & Bolts Series: Filing a Marriage-Based Adjustment of Status Application (Green Card) with the Immigration Service (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Our community is at the forefront of immigration issues, with many foreign-born individuals intending to reside here permanently. Adjustment of Status through marriage to a U.S. Citizen is one of the most common ways individuals can get their green cards and legally reside in the United States. Learn how to file a successful green card application, a marriage-based petition, adjustment of status and related applications with USCIS, and red flags to look for when interviewing clients. This program will be a great primer for new attorneys or practicing attorneys who want to expand their practice to include immigration law.

    Get answers to the following questions and more:

    - Who is eligible to adjust status because of marriage to a U.S. Citizen?
    - What forms do I have to submit with the petition?
    - What supporting documents should I obtain and provide?
    - How do I handle requests for evidence?
    - What should I expect at the adjustment of status interview?

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Nuts & Bolts Series: Filing a Marriage-Based Adjustment of Status Application - Video
    • Nuts & Bolts Series: Filing a Marriage-Based Adjustment of Status Application - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  4. Nuts & Bolts Series: International M&A - Purchasing Shares in a Foreign Corporation (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Please join us for a dynamic panel presentation geared for new practitioners of international law. The panel will discuss a specific vignette where a US-based business will acquire a controlling interest in a Mexican business that is setup as a Mexican corporation. Emphasis will be placed on the differences between an international transaction and a domestic transaction, the differences in the laws of the countries involved, foreign direct investment limitations, foreign taxation, application of tax treaties, forum selection clauses and enforceability of contracts.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • International M&A - Purchasing Shares in a Foreign Corporation - Video
    • International M&A - Purchasing Shares in a Foreign Corporation - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  5. Nuts & Bolts Series: Reaching Common Ground - Working with Opposing Counsel to Resolve Employer/Employee Disputes (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Please join us for a dynamic panel presentation geared for new practitioners of Labor and Employment law. The panel will provide insight into the intricacies of effective communications with opposing counsel, basic negotiation, and meet and confer tactics to make managing your cases easier. Presented by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association and by the SDCBA's Forum for Emerging Lawyers

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Reaching Common Ground - Working with Opposing Counsel to Resolve Employer/Employee Disputes - Video
    • Reaching Common Ground - Working with Opposing Counsel to Resolve Employer/Employee Disputes - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  6. Nuts & Bolts Series: PAGA – Overview of Procedural Issues and Recent Developments (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Presented by the Civil Litigation Law Section and Co-Produced by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association and by the SDCBA's Forum for Emerging Lawyers

    Featuring:

    Michael Singer, Esq.

    Aaron Olsen, Esq.

    California's Private Attorney General Act of 2004 ("PAGA") is a powerful tool for employees seeking redress for violations of the California Labor Code. The case law interpreting the statute, however, is constantly developing and changing. In this Nuts and Bolts program, join experienced employment litigation practitioners as they discuss procedural issues surrounding the law, as well as recent developments in the case law and the statute itself.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • PAGA – Overview of Procedural Issues and Recent Developments - Video
    • PAGA – Overview of Procedural Issues and Recent Developments - Handout
    Credit
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    CA
  7. Nuts & Bolts Series: Residential Property Purchase and Sale 101 (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Neil D. Kalin, Assistant General Counsel for the California Association of Realtors (“C.A.R.”) and the senior legal advisor to C.A.R.'s Standard Forms Committee, has been instrumental in creating, cultivating, and evolving the C.A.R. template forms used in most residential real property sales transactions in California. This CLE presentation is a general primer on the residential real property sales transaction, from listing to close of escrow. This program will also highlight critical legal issues that arise during real property sales transactions, including Buyer contingencies and required statutory disclosures by Seller.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Residential Property Purchase and Sale 101 - Video
    • Residential Property Purchase and Sale 101 - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  8. 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
  9. Opening Your Practice: The Decision and Plan (1.5 General Participatory Credits)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Please join us as we explore the decision to open a practice including some questions to ask yourself and potential partners. During this brief overview session, our panel of attorneys will address some key considerations including:

    1. What personality characteristics and skill sets are necessary in building a practice? address some key considerations including:

    2. If you are joining with one or more partners what does that entity structure look like? Join our panel in a discussion covering both the economic and social structure of the arrangement. Would it be a loosely affiliate firm or something where you "eat what you kill?” address some key considerations including:

    3. Hear the top tips or considerations for anyone making the decision about opening a practice.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Opening Your Practice: The Decision and Plan - Video
    • Opening Your Practice: The Decision and Plan - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Effective Legal Writing - A Judicial & Professorial Perspective (1.0 General Participatory Credit)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    Learn legal writing techniques through perspectives of three distinguished speakers. Advice from Chief Judge Laura Taylor and Judge Margaret Mann, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California, will highlight aspects of legal writing from the vantage point of careers in the federal judiciary and as bankruptcy practitioners. Wendy Garewal, Professor of Legal Writing at USD School of Law, will share effective principles that can help legal advocates gain an edge in writing and, in turn, rise to the occasion for their clients.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Effective Legal Writing - A Judicial & Professorial Perspective - Video
    • Effective Legal Writing - A Judicial & Professorial Perspective - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  13. Laying the Foundation (2.0 General Participatory Credits)
    Handouts for this program can be downloaded by clicking on the "Other Resources" tab in the video player.

    How do you lay the foundation in your case? A foundation is the minimum facts needed to demonstrate that a particular piece of evidence is authentic and relevant enough to be admitted in trial, and help the jury understand why the evidence is being presented. New attorneys – hear from two of San Diego’s top litigators as they share their strategies for creating and laying the foundation in your case. This is also a good refresher for attorneys looking to sharpen their skills.

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • Laying the Foundation - Video
    • Laying the Foundation - Paper
    Credit
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    CA
  14. 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
  15. 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

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