Las Vegas, NV | State Bar of Nevada Friday, September 27, 2019
Join us in wonderful Las Vegas, Nevada, for our annual CLE video replay.
Six hours of CLE credit is provided, including two hours of ethics, one hour of substance abuse credit and one hour that satisfies the NC State Bar technology requirement.
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Friday Full Program Agenda
Ethical Issues Regarding Organizational Representation and Issues Relating to The Beatles* | From Take it to the Limit: A Study of The Eagles in Music Copyright Law, February 23, 2018 | Jim Jesse, Rock ‘n’ Roll Law, Lawrence, Kansas
This one-hour ethics session focuses even more particularly on representing a band or artist and uses the final few years, and demise, of The Beatles career as a case study. Specific emphasis is placed on the Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.7 (conflict of interest—current client); 1.13 (Organization as a client); 1.14 (Client with Diminished Capacity); and 2.1 (Role as Advocate). Further, we review the ethical issues in the "My Sweet Lord" copyright infringement case.
Evaluation of Claims: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives | From 2018 Basics of Workers' Compensation Program, November 30, 2018 | E Kenneth "Kenny" Coble, Willson Jones Carter & Baxley PA, Charlotte and Barry C. Jennings, Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, Durham
This session provides an overview of the factors and calculations of how plaintiffs’ attorneys value cases and how insurance companies evaluate claims.
Hardware and Software Options for a Paperless Practice‡| From Going Paperless: How to Turn Magical Thinking into a Reality, February 8, 2019 | Catherine S Reach, North Carolina Bar Association, Cary and Pegeen Turner, Legal Cloud Technology, Raleigh
Getting by with a Little Help from Our Friends†| From Making Family Law Great Again: 2018 Essentials of Family Law, November 1-2, 2018 | Robynn E Moraites, North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program, Charlotte and Mark A Scruggs, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina, Cary
Discussion of ABA/Hazelden Foundation study
Learn how to identify colleagues at risk
How to help colleagues in need
'Til Death (or Divorce) Do Us Part - The Intersection of Estate Planning and Family Law| From 39th Annual Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Program, July 26-28, 2018 | Daniel B Finch, Pinna Johnston & Burwell PA, Raleigh and David E Holm, Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan PLLC, Raleigh
In addition to family law concerns, important estate planning issues arise as soon as a married couple becomes separated. This presentation explores estate planning issues that arise during separation and after divorce, implications of the death of a spouse during a separation, premarital and post-marital agreements, including issues regarding enforceability, and the division of retirement benefits, including practice tips and common pitfalls in drafting qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs). David E. Holm joins this presentation to bring practical insights and expert guidance from the perspective of a practicing family law attorney.
Tell Me, Who Are You? 'Cause I Really Wanna Know: The Ethics of Data Privacy for Lawyers?* | From 2019 Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities and Government & Public Sector Sections Annual Meetings, February 22, 2019 | Matthew A Cordell, VF Corporation, Greensboro and Alan D Woodlief Jr, Elon University School of Law, Greensboro
Attorneys have long been familiar with the State Bar’s rules on confidentiality of client information. Changes in cellphone data tracking, technology, social media, the Internet, the dark web and cybersecurity breaches expand the scope of what attorneys need to know about ethics and privacy of client data. The State v. Perry case includes discussion of Fourth Amendment searches, third-party business records and expectations of privacy. Learn from experts about the professional ethics of data privacy.
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