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On this page you’ll find a listing of all of our  Live and Video Replay CLE programs that are currently open for registration.   Live in person programs are listed first.  Scroll down to view video replay options.  Remember that for MCLE credit purposes, video replays are treated as live programming. 
 
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Collapse A Downturn is Coming!!! (2020 Real Property Hot Topics)

Original Program: February 21, 2020

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We have been in an up market for one of the longest periods in history, but markets are cyclical. It may not come today or six months from now, but a downturn is coming.

Since the Great Recession, hundreds of attorneys have begun doing real estate work, and being prepared for the next downturn will help you and your practice weather the inevitable changes that a worsening economy brings.

Planned by the NCBA Real Property Section

Satisfies NC State Bar Technology Training requirement

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Formats Available: HICKORY VIDEO REPLAY Thursday, June 11, 2020 | #838HIC
Original Product Date: February 21, 2020
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • NC Bar: 6.25 hours Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total), 6.25 hours Real Property Law Specialization , 5.25 hours General, 1 hour Ethics/Professional Responsibility, 1 hour Technology Training

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    Collapse Basics of Estate Administration

    Original Program: February 6, 2020

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    Estate administration can be a lengthy and complex process rife with potential pitfalls and costly missteps. Even the most seemingly straightforward case can quickly become challenging to navigate.

    So, where do you start?

    • What documentation do you need?
    • Which of the decedent’s assets are subject to administration and which are not?
    • What paperwork needs to be filed (and when)?

    Get the answers to these and many other practical questions as seasoned practitioners guide you through the mechanics of the entire process, from file organization to final distribution of assets.

    This can’t-miss program is designed to help you master the basics of estate administration in North Carolina, including the following essential concepts:

    • Exceptions to formal estate administration
    • Pre-qualification, qualification and post-qualification procedures
    • Handling various types of assets, including business assets and retirement accounts
    • Preparing and filing inventories, annual accounts and final account of the decedent’s estate, including distributions and apportionment considerations
    • Overview of federal estate tax issues
    • Filing requirements and other matters pertaining to the decedent’s tax returns

    To facilitate continuous skill development and conceptual reinforcement long after the program concludes, attendees receive a digital copy of the bestselling North Carolina Estate Administration Manual, 9th Edition, fully updated with the new 2020 supplement.

    Planned by the NCBA Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section

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    Formats Available: GREENSBORO VIDEO REPLAY Thursday, June 4, 2020 | #751GSB
    Original Product Date: February 06, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NC Bar: 6.75 hours Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total), 6.75 hours Estate Planning and Probate Law Specialization

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    Collapse Basics of Will and Revocable Trust Drafting

    Original Program: February 7, 2020

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    In this program, experienced practitioners address the basic tax and non-tax issues involved in estate planning and the drafting of wills and revocable trusts.

    The program is designed primarily for attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, trusts officers and accountants who have limited experience in this area of practice, and it also serves as an excellent refresher course for more experienced attorneys.

    Participants receive an overview of estate planning objectives and basic estate planning documents (including powers of attorney), an opportunity to discuss key issues relating to drafting wills and drafting and funding revocable trusts, and a summary of tax and non-tax considerations that influence drafting.

    Planned by the NCBA Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section

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    Formats Available: GREENSBORO VIDEO REPLAY Friday, June 5, 2020 | #752GSB
    Original Product Date: February 07, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NC Bar: 6.00 hours Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total), 6.00 hours Estate Planning and Probate Law Specialization

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    Collapse Rock

    Original Program: February 5, 2020

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    Are you ready to rock ‘n’ roll? Get CLE credit and have a great time as Jim Jesse presents two sessions in one day! Join Jim as he discusses the essentials of music copyright law using case studies from The Rolling Stones and then take a journey through the top 10 music copyright cases of all time and into the future with new developments and trends in the industry.

    Throughout the day, listen to music, watch video clips and hear stories regarding music law — all while learning valuable lessons about copyright establishment and registration, essential operating agreement provisions (and why they’re important), rights granted to copyright owners, cover song legalities, the permission required for song use in other mediums, the facets of public performance, and revenue streams.

    This program also includes an hour of ethics, during which Jim shares his first-hand experience representing organizations. Jim focuses on representing a band or artist, using The Beatles’ and The Rolling Stones’ careers as case studies.

    Don’t miss out on this fun and engaging program. You might just get what you want AND what you need!

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    ABOUT THE SPEAKER: 

    Jim Jesse has been an attorney for 25 years and has been a full-time Music Law presenter since 2013. He is the former General Counsel for Cool Music Network (THE COOL TV), a daily 24-hour music video television network. Previously, he was in private practice. He has founded Rock ‘n’ Roll Law, and his passion is spreading music law through his seminars. Thousands of attorneys have taken his courses, and he has conducted his music law course now in many states. He is also a member of the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA).

    Jim is a member of BMI and manages his own record label distributing his music. He has written songs for more than three decades, has studied music history for years, and is the author of The Music Copyright Law Manual and the forthcoming The Musician’s Guide to Music Copyright Law.

    Jim consults and practices in areas regarding intellectual property, licensing and music law.

    Formats Available: GREENSBORO VIDEO REPLAY Friday, June 19, 2020 | #931GSB
    Original Product Date: February 05, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NC Bar: 6.00 hours Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total), 5.00 hours General, 1 hour Ethics/Professional Responsibility

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