New Seminars Open for Registration

07/26/2018 -The CLE schedule through October is open for registration!

In addition to our live, in-person programs, there are also Mesa CLE programs scheduled. If you haven't participated in a Mesa CLE live webcast, now is the time to sign up! They are an entertaining and convenient way to hear national speakers and earn CLE credits without having to leave your home or office.

Below are just some of the CLE programs we are offering. To view more Mesa CLEs or the rest of the fall CLE schedule, visit the CLE Calendar today!

Legal Ethics is No Laughing Matter: What Lawyer Jokes Say About Our Ethical Foibles
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 p.m., 1.0 ethics
Available as a live webcast only!

Sean Carter, Esq.

In this one-of-a-kind ethics presentation, Mr. Carter explores the topic of lawyer jokes, whether they have any basis in fact, and what they say about our adherence to the rules of professional conduct. He does so through the use of video clips dramatizing these jokes. He also will use audience polling and questions from attendees to spread the "laughter."

Staying Within the Lines: Avoiding Ethical Penalties & Infractions
Monday, September 10, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 p.m., 1.0 ethics
Available as a live webcast only!

Sean Carter, Esq.

Are you ready for some ethics? To commemorate the start of Monday Night Football, Mesa CLE will bring you a fall favorite -- Monday Afternoon Ethics. This unique webinar will be "officiated" by America's funniest lawyer, Sean Carter, who will be "telling you like it is" as he demonstrates common ethical infractions and gives tips on how to avoid being penalized in your drive to a successful law practice.

Public Records Request
Friday, September 14, 2018
12:45 - 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
Rhode Island Law Center, Cranston
Also available as a live webcast!

Leslie Rudloff, Esq.
Director of Legal Affairs, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Chair-Elect, American Bar Association's TIPS Animal Law Committee

Given the recent changes to the public's access to USDA records, it is essential for attorneys to understand how to navigate the new system using established legal tools.

This seminar will explain how attorneys can query facilities using Rhode Island public records law, and will also highlight various methods of legal practice, including contrasting state vs. federal public records law to obtain information on behalf of animals and people.

In addition to our live programming, Bar members may also earn their CLE credits through our video replay (on-demand) programs. They are an easy way to earn credits without being tied down to a specific date and time! Visit the On-Demand Catalog to register for one of the many programs, featuring both local and national speakers, today!