Celesq® Announces December 2017 CLE: Ethics; Elimination of Bias; Competence and Addiction; Trial Skills; Corporate; Employment; Estate Planning, Asset Protection & IP

Boca Raton, FL, December 01, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for December 2017:

Positive Steps to Increase Gender Diversity and Eliminate Bias in the Legal Profession (2721)
Live web cast: December 5, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

Referencing ABA Model Rule 8.4(g), Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris cover how gender stereotypes and biases adversely affect diversity, inclusion, and career opportunities for women attorneys, and offers tips and strategies for corporate legal departments and law firms to eliminate such bias.

Mental Health, Competence, Substance Abuse and Addiction in the Legal Profession: A Focus on Gender Distinctions (2726)
Live web cast: December 14, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

Women and men lawyers differ in their development of alcohol use disorders, depression, stress, other mental illness; symptoms; willingness to get help; and most effective types of treatment. This program discusses these gender differences and help and resources available for men and women lawyers.

Ethics Developments in IP Practice-2017 (2727IP)
Moderated web cast: December 7, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on July 19, 2017. Anthony Lo Cicero, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein, LLP, discusses recent developments in the law of ethics as it applies to intellectual property, including formation and termination of the client relationship, under, e.g. ABA Rules 1.16, 1.18; duties owed to current and former clients under Rules 1.7-1.9; the bases for disqualification; and subject matter conflicts, including developments after the decision in Maling v. Finnegan Henderson, 473 Mass. 336 (2015).

Ethical Considerations for Lawyers Involved in Estate Planning and Asset Protection (2746)
Live web cast: December 11, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

This program, for attorneys assisting clients with their asset protection and estate planning needs, analyzes the potential ethical pitfalls confronting attorneys in the asset protection and estate planning contexts and the relevant ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

Ethics Considerations for Lawyers regarding Technology and Trial (2710)
Moderated web cast: December 19, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on June 21, 2017. Steve Bennett, Park Jensen Bennett LLP, covers the ethical issues that arise when attorneys use technology at trial. Topics include: privilege protection; e-discovery; contact with jurors; and comments on trial proceedings.

Direct Examination: Allowing Witnesses to Tell Their Stories at Trial (2748)
Live web cast: December 12, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg discuss techniques for presenting the direct examination of percipient and expert witnesses at trial to maximize the persuasiveness of the testimony. Topics include the form and technique of questions, and use of exhibits and demonstratives.

How Does Employment Practices Liability Insurance Affect Your Employment Cases? What In-House and Outside Lawyers and Litigators Should Know (2740)
Live web cast: December 6, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

Ann Kotlarski discusses the impact of employment practices liability insurance on the way that attorneys evaluate, litigate, mediate, and try employment cases, including practical pointers, and legal issues when handling an employment dispute that has such insurance.

What In-House, Corporate and Securities Counsel Should Know about System and Organization Controls (SOC) Reports and their Applicability to Reporting on Internal Controls (2743)
Live web cast: December 1, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

Companies must assess their internal controls. Public and SEC registered companies must report on their internal controls in their annual reports and filings. This program covers SOC Reports for assessing internal controls; the types of SOC reports; and recent changes to SOC standards.

Common Pitfalls of Fiduciary Duties of Officers and Directors and How to Avoid Them: Essential Guidance for In-House and Corporate Counsel (2723)
Moderated web cast: December 13, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on July 13, 2017. In this program of particular interest to in-house and corporate counsel, Megan Mathias covers the scope of fiduciary duties of officers and directors and how to navigate the legal challenges. Topics include: discussion of the various fiduciary responsibilities, avoidance of problematic scenarios, and how to address conflicts when they arise.

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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