Celesq® Announces January 2017 CLE: Ethics; Elimination of Bias; Substance Abuse/Competence; Litigation; Data Security, Privacy, Cybersecurity

Boca Raton, FL, January 04, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for January 2017:

Ethics of Witness Preparation: Best Practices for All Attorneys (2641)
Moderated web cast: January 11, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on September 28, 2016. For all attorneys who may be involved in witness preparation, Steve Bennett, Park Jensen Bennett LLP, discusses the ethical issues to consider, including protection of privilege; coaching versus preparation; correction of testimony; payment for testimony; and corporate witnesses.

Overcoming and Eliminating Age Bias against both Younger and Older Lawyers, with a Discussion of ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) (2647)
Moderated web cast: January 17, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on December 13, 2016. Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris address the new ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) expanded definition of “professional misconduct.” They provide lawyers with advice and techniques they can use to avoid or overcome the bias they may face as they enter the profession and as they grow older, and information to recognize the often subtle and unconscious biases that exist in the profession against both younger and older lawyers, to assure that all lawyers can advance in their legal careers without confronting age-related bias.

Lawyer Use of Social Media: Latest Developments in Ethics Guidelines and Practical Advice (2649)
Moderated web cast: January 25, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on October 19, 2016. Steve Bennett, Park Jensen Bennett LLP, covers the latest ethical issues and authorities in a lawyer’s use of social media, including: advertising/endorsements; the unauthorized practice of law; client/witness contacts via social media; and the discovery of social media.

Federal Court Practice: Responding to Complaints (2702)
Live web cast: January 24, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

This informative program is geared toward in-house lawyers who want a better understanding of the litigation process and to young law firm practitioners seeking an advantage in their next case.

Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Competence Issues in the Legal Profession (2639)
Moderated web cast: January 26, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on December 8, 2016. A recently published study details the incidence of problematic substance use, depression and other issues in American attorneys. This program provides information on these findings and the predictors, warning signs and symptoms; covers how to encourage someone to get help and the help that is available, through Lawyer Assistance Programs and others; and discusses appropriate support in recovery, as well as addressing ethical concerns for lawyers and their organizations.

Conducting a Data Security and Cybersecurity Audit of your Organization: What In-House Counsel Should Know (2704)
Live web cast: January 31, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

David Zetoony, Chair, Bryan Cave LLP’s data privacy and security team, and Art Ehuan, Managing Director, of A&M’s Global Cyber Risk Services practice, discuss various methods for auditing an organization's compliance with the data security laws. Additionally, they discuss the use of the NIST CyberSecurity Framework (CSF) to define the cyber risk profile of a company and how to minimize the identified risk throughout the organization.

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 customer.care@celesq.com.

About Celesq® AttorneysEd Center
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 slmirsky@celesq.com for more information.
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