Earn credits before the holiday rush. Sign up for a CLE today!

11/30/2018 -Even with the busy holiday season, you can still earn your CLE credits when it is convenient for you. All 19 of our CLE offerings are available for you to view as a live webcast, which means you can view them from your home, office, on the train, or even on a plane! And, don’t forget about our on-demand catalog, where you can earn CLE credits 24/7! Below are just some of the programs we are offering in December, to register or view the complete listing of CLE programs, visit the CLE calendar today!

Can I Collect Both? How Social Security Benefits Sync with Other Benefits
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
12:45 – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
Also available as a live webcast!

Speakers:  Mariam A. Lavoie, Esq.
                   Lavoie Law, LLC

                   Paul A. Brule, Esq.
                   Walsh, Brule & Associates Attorneys PC

This program is designed to describe Social Security disability/retirement programs and how they coordinate with other benefit sources, including income. Our speakers will explain how benefits such as TDI, unemployment, alimony, child support, personal injury settlements, disability insurance and public assistance benefits intersect with Social Security.

Understanding and Getting the Most Out of Your Legal Malpractice Policy
Thursday, December 13, 2018
12:45 – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
Also available as a live webcast!

Speakers: David A. Grossbaum, Esq.
                  Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

                  Scott R. Schaffer, Esq.
                  Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP
                  New York Office

                  Joseph Guerrero
                  AON Affinity Insurance Services

Purchasing a legal malpractice policy is an important investment for your law firm. In doing so, you have a few decisions to make, including the amount and type of the deductible and policy limits, and prior acts coverage. Our panel will discuss real-life scenarios, including the claim process from notice to resolution, to bring home the importance of these issues.

Fresh Ethics: Technology and the Rules of Professional Conduct
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
1:00 – 2:00 p.m., 1.0 ethics
Only available as a live webcast

Speaker:  Mark Yochum, J.D.
                 Duquesne University School of Law

For the last decade, state bars have been amending their rules of professional conduct to take into account the technological changes that are rapidly changing how lawyers practice law in the Digital Age. In this webcast, Professor Mark Yochum explains these changes and explores likely future changes in our ethics canon. In particular, he addresses rules that have been enacted (or are being considered) as they relate to:
  • Protecting client files and data
  • Outsourcing legal tasks
  • Attorney advertising
  • Client solicitations
  • Mining metadata

Technical Fouls: Even Minor Ethics Violations Can Have Major Consequences
December 31, 2018
1:30 – 2:30 p.m., 1.0 ethics
Only available as a live webcast

Speaker:  Sean Carter, Esq.
                 Mesa CLE

All ethics violations are serious matters, evidencing a breach of the trust that has been placed in the lawyer. As a result, lawyers must avoid falling into the mindset that a particular violation is "no big deal."

To make this case, noted legal humorist Sean Carter will chronicle a number of recent ethics cases in which lawyers were surprised to discover that even minor ethics violations can have major consequences.