Boca Raton, FL, December 28, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- With ongoing developments in Ethics, Litigation and Discovery, Intellectual Property, and more, Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following CLE web casts for January 2012:
How Following the Rules of Professional Responsibility Can Lessen the Burden and Cost of E-Discovery (2211)
January 11, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Jones Day attorneys Irene Fiorentinos and Josh Fuchs discuss how, by seeking to fulfill their ethical obligations of competence, expediting litigation, and duties to the court and opposing counsel (e.g., under ABA Model Rules), lawyers can reduce the e-discovery burden and costs associated with today's litigation.
Ethical Issues in IP Practice-2012, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2202IP)
January 12, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Anthony Lo Cicero, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, discusses recent developments in ethical obligations imposed on Intellectual Property practitioners, including the Federal Circuit’s inequitable conduct decision in Therasence and its contempt decision in EchoStar, and offers practical advice in complying with ethical requirements.
Ethical Issues in Asset Protection and Pre-Bankruptcy Planning (2209)
January 25, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
In this ethics program, Rob Shilliday explores the Rules of Professional Responsibility applicable to representing clients in asset protection and pre-bankruptcy planning and provides practical guidance in avoiding potential liability and disciplinary actions.
International E-Discovery: Common Problems and Practical Solutions for Attorneys (2208)
January 4, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Steve Bennett, Jones Day, discusses the legal and practical aspects of international e-discovery for all attorneys, including litigators and corporate counsel. Topics include: U.S. versus world approach to discovery, U.S. versus world privacy rules, and document production and preservation in multiple countries.
Litigation Holds: Digging into the Details (2203)
January 18, 2012 (4:00 PM ET)
In this advanced program for attorneys who understand the basics of litigation holds, Jeff Fowler provides practical advice for assessing whether a litigation hold is necessary, communicating the specifics, monitoring compliance during the preservation life cycle, and positioning one’s client to best defend its efforts.
Protecting Your Record for Appeal in Federal District Court—How To Avoid Sleepless Nights (2212)
January 19, 2012 (1:00 PM ET)
Sean SeLegue and Sean Callagy of Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin P.C. discuss steps for federal trial litigators in planning for, and preserving, their clients’ rights to appeals in the federal appellate courts.
Reservations of Rights under Insurance Policies (2204INS)
January 24, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Gene Weisberg, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane, ALC, discusses methods for analyzing claim issues to determine what rights should be reserved, writing effective reservation of rights letters and addressing policyholders’ responses thereto, consequences of inadequate letters, and who is entitled to select defense counsel depending on what rights are reserved.
Developing Trends in Legal Ethics (2221)
Upcoming February 1 at 1:00 PM ET
Amy Bomse, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin PC, discusses some developing trends in legal ethics, including a lawyer’s obligations with respect to electronic communications (e.g., maintaining client files and information, meta data and email privacy, inadvertent receipt of documents from opponents or clients), and current developments in the use of ethical screens.
Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts, or to learn more about the programs, may visit www.celesq.com and click on Celesq® Upcoming Webcasts, accessed at btly link to http://www.celesq.com/news/category/hot_topic.
The web casts will be recorded and, like all Celesq® programs, will be available on demand and on CD directly from Celesq® (www.celesq.com). For more information about any of the programs, or to place an order from Celesq®, you may visit their web site at www.celesq.com and click on the program(s) in which you are interested; or email them at email@example.com.
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Celesq® AttorneysEd Center (www.celesq.com), a nationally-recognized leader in providing high-quality continuing legal education programs to attorneys throughout the United States, focuses on the hottest topics and latest trends in practice areas of particular interest to outside and in-house corporate attorneys and litigators. A pioneer in online CLE, Celesq® today offers its programs in a variety of convenient formats, including live web casts, online streaming audio and audio CDs. Contact Sharon Levine Mirsky, Esq., at (561) 241-1919 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.