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Don’t miss the 2014 Intellectual Property (IP) Institute for Paralegals. This day-long, multi-track program covers many relevant topics for IP Paralegals and Administrators of all experience levels working with patents and/or trademarks.
IP specific program meets NC State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification requirements for recertification
New developments at the EPO
Session focusing on copyrights/design patent/trade dress
2013 Passport holders receive a $50 discount off a 2014 Passport. Discount taken at checkout.
Hours of Live, Video Replay and Online Programming
24 Hours of CLE
12 Hours of CPE
Pricing for NCBA Members
Pricing for Non-NCBA Members
EFFECTIVE DATES FOR A PASSPORT
For first-time Attorney Passport holders who have never had a Passport, your Passport begins on the day you sign up and runs for 12 consecutive months from the date of purchase.
For attorneys who currently have Passports and are renewing for the next calendar year and your renewal is paid prior to December 31, 2013, your Passport will run the calendar year, January 1-December 31, 2014.
The Paralegal Passport Program runs for 12 consecutive months from the date of purchase.
FOUR WAYS TO ENROLL FOR A PASSPORT
PHONE | Credit card only. Non-NCBA members MUST phone/call to purchase. 919.677.8745 or 800.228.3402 (ask for CLE)
*Participants will receive an email confirming the purchase of their CLE Passport and their date of enrollment.
FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS
CLE Passports are non-transferrable and non-refundable.
Participants may cancel their registration for a program within three (3) business days after the program date with no penalty.
Participants failing to cancel their registration will be charged a $25 administrative processing fee and will not receive program materials.
Tuition-free admission to LIVE and Video Replay programs as well as online programs to include Online CLE, Webcasts, Webinars and Podcasts.
Phone Seminars are excluded from the NCBA Passport Program.
LIVE/Video Replay CLE/CPE programs exceptions include: The Annual Review, The NC/SC Labor Law or Construction Law Annual Meeting (when held in SC), the NC Family Law Intensive workshops, the Professionalism for New Admittees (PNA), professional speaker programs and the NCBA Annual Meeting CLEs.
When possible, these excluded programs are offered at a reduced tuition rate and therefore do not count against hours used under your CLE Passport.
Program materials are provided electronically for online programs and in print for LIVE/Video Replay programs.
The CLE Passport is brought to you by the NCBA Foundation Continuing Legal Education.
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What is professionalism? Former North Carolina State Bar President E. Fitzgerald Parnell, III defined it as "The rekindling and nurturing of those embedded values that brought each of us to the Bar."
Whether you are a current law student, new associate, or an experienced practitioner, this CLE underscores the importance of maintaining professional behavior in the legal profession and offers guidance on how to do so while still being a zealous advocate for your clients.
Featuring Lousiana attorneys , Rick Simmons and Jim Cobb, who successfully defended high profile clients, Dr. Anna Pou and Sal and Mabel Mangano, respectively, on criminal charges due to events arising out of Hurricane Katrina.
Learn how to implement a renewed understanding of professional behavior in your practice in order to better serve your clients, become a more effective attorney and advocate, become a better colleague, and achieve greater satisfaction in your career and life.
Listen to our panels of judges, successful women attorneys, bar leaders and other practitioners describe their experiences with professional and unprofessional behavior in the legal profession.
At this program, you will:
Hear a distinguished panel of North Carolina State and Federal judges talk about professional and unprofessional behavior in their courtrooms
Learn from successful women attorneys who disprove the misconception that women must be brazen and unprofessional in order to be successful in the legal profession
Discover how to maintain professionalism in high profile cases from lawyers dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Gain a better understanding of the disciplinary process of the N.C. State Bar
Qualify for ethics and substance abuse/mental health credit from sessions dealing with e-mail, social media, and depression
Planned by the NCBA Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life Committee and BarCares
We'd like to thank our generous sponsor:
| Featured Speakers Richards Simmons and James Cobb