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2014 Basics of Elder and Special Needs Law | Live, Webcast and Video
2014 Basics of Elder and Special Needs Law | Live, Webcast and Video

           

2014 Practical Skills for North Carolina Paralegals | Live, Webcast and Video
2014 Practical Skills for North Carolina Paralegals | Live, Webcast and Video

 

NC Bar Center
Cary, NC

Thursday, October 2, 2014 

Registration: 8:30-8:55a
Program: 8:55a - 4:15p

Also Available via Live Webcast and Video Replay.

Click on the "In Depth" tab for speaker, tuition, location and video replay information.

Join paralegals in attending the first Practical Skills for Paralegals program.  

This program offers outstanding opportunities to grow professionally, network with others in your field and refresh a rarely-used skill or learn some new ones in order to help energize your career.

  • Begin and end the day with topical general sessions addressing time management and professional conduct for paralegals.
  • Learn how to navigate the world of estate administration.
  • Prepare your large document case, and your client, for trial.  
  • Deepen your understanding of corporate filings and requirements.
  • Enhance your knowledge of title searching and methodologies that work.
  • Qualifies for 6.0 hours (1.0 ethics/professionalism) Certified Paralegal Education credit (no MCLE attorney credit)

Planned by the NCBA Paralegal Division 

Announcements

 

CLE Programs are Going Paperless 

 

  • Many of our CLE programs are now paperless, including all video replays throughout the state and many LIVE programs.  We anticipate we wil be 100% paperless by July 1, 2015. 

 

  • When you attend a paperless program, all of your materials for this program will be electronic. You will not receive a paper program manual or notebook when you arrive at the CLE program.

 

  • You will receive an email notification that program materials are available for download approximately one week before the CLE program.

 

  • Access your CLE program e-Materials in 4 Easy Steps! It is important that you log in to access materials before the program.

    1. Go to gateway.ncbar.org 
                    
    2. Click on the “Login” link in the upper right hand corner.  (If you are already logged in when you get to this page, please log out and log back in to refresh your account.)

    3. Use your NCBA issued member number and password to log in  (If you cannot remember either your NCBA Member Number or password, click on the link that is located just below the blue login button that says “Forgot NCBA Member Number or Password? Click here to retrieve”. An email will instantaneously be sent to your email address on file. Note: Everyone has an account and login information, regardless of NCBA membership status.)                                               
    4. Once you are logged in, click on the tab that says “My Courses” (located under the NCBA logo) on the navigation bar, then select the program title.

 

  • Your materials can be found under the Resources Tab. You can download individual chapters, or the entire document at one time, whichever you prefer.

 

  • If you desire, print the materials for your use. We hope you will consider using them electronically. Digital materials save resources and are 100% portable to be whereever you are working. 

 

  • Be sure you have downloaded your materials to your device (laptop, tablet) before arriving at the program. Or, bring the materials you have printed. 

 

  • Don’t forget to bring your device (laptop, tablet) to the CLE program with the CLE materials loaded and accessible.

 

  • Ensure your device is pre-charged before you arrive at the CLE program.

 

  • While tether charging stations will be available for recharging your device, these charging stations are not available to use for the entire duration of the program. 

 

  • A limited number of printed materials will be available onsite, for purchase, at the program.  The cost will be nominal, but again, there will be a limited number.

 

  • After the program concludes, you can also purchase the printed materials online for a nominal fee.

 

NCBA 2014 Annual Review | Live and Video
NCBA 2014 Annual Review | Live and Video



Grandover Resort &
Conference Center
Greensboro, NC

Thursday-Friday,
October 9-10, 2014

Registration: 8:15 - 8:55a
Day 1: 9:00a - 4:15p
Day 2: 9:00a - 4:15p

Also Available via Video Replay

Click on the "In Depth" tab for speaker, tuition, location and video information.

We have saved you the time and effort of combing through reams of paper in order to obtain a comprehensive annual review of North Carolina case law.

This two-day NCBA 2014 Annual Review is designed to expand your knowledge and provide insight into significant areas– important cases and updates on North Carolina legislation and case law.

Let our speakers do the heavy lifting to get you the critical facts and parse the analysis so you take away the most relevant information and know why it matters. 

Attendees at this program:  

  • Hear the latest updates on civil law, family law, real property law, criminal law and more.
  • Fulfill your 12 hours of CLE credit requirement, including two hours ethics/professionalism and one hour mental health/substance abuse credit.  
  • New topics for 2014: Personal Injury, Sports and Entertainment Law and Church Law

Thank you for your continued support and loyalty to this program.

Over the past six years, we have striven to keep you current on the annual changes in the NC legal landscape at the same low price every year.

We look forward to continuing this tradition this year and in years to come.

Planned by the NCBA CLE Department

"It was helpful to get a broad overview and fulfill CLE requirement in one two-day program."

"I don't have time to keep up with law updates, so programs like this one alert me to what I need to know. Thank you!"

-Attendees of NCBA 2013 Annual Review 

NCBA CLE: Professionalism for New Attorneys (PNA) 2014
NCBA CLE: Professionalism for New Attorneys (PNA) 2014


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Please note that it is not necessary to wait for your state bar number to be issued before signing up for a PNA program. Once your bar number has been issued the State Bar will provide it to us.  In our program reporting, we will take all the necessary steps to ensure that your state bar number is associated with your attendance and that your satisfaction of the PNA requirement is reported to the State Bar.

The NCBA is the largest provider in the state for the mandatory Professionalism for New Attorneys (PNA) program. All new admittees must take this program within one year of bar admission.

If you are new to the practice of law in North Carolina, welcome! We’re glad you’re here and we’re ready to help with all the resources you need.

At PNA you'll have the opportunity to tailor your learning experience with breakout sections addressing specific practice environments. Tailored sessions include:

  • Solo/Small Firm
  • Associate 
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Government/Public Service

Complete you PNA requirement in two days consecutively at the Bar Center (or other various video replay locations), or for your convenience, take your first day by webcast and then join us at the Bar Center fo Day Two in May or October, where you can take advantage of extensive networking oppotunities and our special on-site book sale.


Attend Two-Day Program or Mix & Match Your Days! To help us plan, please plan to register a week in advance.

TWO-DAY: October 23-24 | LIVE ONLY | NC Bar Center | #282PNA

TUITION | Newly Licensed NC Attorney 2013-14 | $195 
Established Attorney | $445

OR MIX & MATCH:

DAY 1: OCTOBER 23 | WEBCAST| #282LWC 
DAY 1: OCTOBER 23 | LIVE| #282PN1 

AND

DAY 2: OCTOBER 24 | LIVE ONLY| NC Bar Center | #282PN2

TUITION PER DAY | Newly Licensed NC Attorney 2013-14 | $99 
Established Attorney | $224

Video Replays
Video Replay programs do not apply for mix and match options.

TWO-DAY VIDEO: December 2-3 | Cary | #282BAR
TWO-DAY VIDEO: December 9-10 | Charlotte | #282CHA

TUITION | Newly Licensed NC Attorney 2013-14 | $195 
Established Attorney | $445

 

Planned by the NCBA CLE Department 

Overcoming Obstacles to Successful Resolution of Workers
Overcoming Obstacles to Successful Resolution of Workers' Compensation Claims (2014 Workers' Compensation Fall Program) | Live, Webcast and Video

 

NC Bar Center
Cary, NC

Friday, October 17, 2014 

Registration: 8:15-8:55a
Program: 8:55a - 4:45p

Also Available via Live Webcast and Video Replay.

Click on the "In Depth" tab for speaker, tuition, location and video information.

This program is for plaintiff and defense attorneys and paralegals with intermediate to advanced skills in handling workers’ compensation claims.

Attendees will gain valuable insight into claims they periodically are asked to handle that involve unique issues, including:

  • Evaluating claims for settlement purposes: plaintiff and defense perspectives
  • How to properly counsel a client to reach resolution: understanding needs and adjusting expectations
  • Ethical pitfalls: avoiding problems that may prevent resolution of claims  
  • You think you’ve settled: but there are Medicare conditional liens and ERISA liens, now what?
  • Dealing with third – party claims and liens: will those defeat settlement?
  • What to do and not to do in mediation: a panel discussion of tips and best practices.
  • Understanding somatization and secondary gain: what is the difference?

Planned by the NCBA Workers' Compensation Section