Less Than Two Months Left of the CLE Reporting Year...

05/11/2018 - Do you have all of your credits yet? If not, there's still time! Below are just some of our programs in May. To sign up or to check out all of the Bar's programs, visit the CLE Calendar.


How to Help Your Business Clients Avoid Employment Law Liability
Wednesday, May 16

12:00- 2:00 p.m., 2.0 credits
RI Law Center, Cranston

Speaker:
Chip Muller, Esq.
Muller Law

Join us for lunch and learn how you can help your client reduce legal liability and improve employment law compliance. At this program, you will learn about the major federal and state statutes as well as case law affecting Rhode Island businesses. If you don't routinely practice in employment law, don't miss your opportunity to learn about the top areas of liability for organizations.


Social Host Liability in Rhode Island
Thursday, May 17

12:45 - 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
RI Law Center, Cranston
Also available as a live webcast!

Speaker:
Eric B. DiMario, Esq.
Kiernan, Plunkett & Redihan

Is your client liable if their underage child throws a party, there was drinking, and something happened? Are they covered by liability insurance?

This program will examine the social host law in Rhode Island, analyze pertinent case precedent, differences between Rhode Island and other jurisdictions regarding social host, and the state of insurance law as it pertains to coverage for allegations of social host liability.


Creating a Better Law Office: Best Practices for a New Practice
Thursday, May 24

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., 3.0 credits
RI Law Center, Cranston

Speakers:
Rodney Dowell, JD
Law Management Innovation, LLC

Joseph Grimes
Onepath, LLC

Stephanie A. Hood
Hemenway & Barnes, LLP

If you are planning on opening up a law office or looking to improve your law office functionality, this is the program for you. Our presenters will walk attendees through the most practical, implementable steps to consider to not only get their law office started quickly and efficiently, but to build the foundation for success over the long-term, and reduce risk caused by failures in law firm management, finance, and technology.


The Attorney/Sports Agent
Thursday, May 31

3:00 - 5:00 p.m., 1.5 credits + 0.5 ethics
RI Law Center, Cranston
Also available as a live webcast!

Speaker:
David-Ross Williamson, Esq.
Williamson & Melendez

Being a sports lawyer and agent means more than just getting an athlete signed to a sports team for a specific dollar amount. It means recruiting and dealing with collective bargaining agreements, NCAA violations, drafting and negotiating contracts, and ethical issues such as conflicts of interest and ethical considerations of networking. If you are interested in expanding your practice or would like to learn more about representing athletes and the role of a sports agent, attend this seminar and learn the basics.