Understand the financial consequences for a divorce when one party files for bankruptcy. Is filing a joint bankruptcy in both parties’ (and the attorneys’) best interest? Appreciate the difference between Chapter 7, 13 & 11 including what can be discharged. Learn when does filing of a bankruptcy stays a divorce proceeding and how can that stay be lifted.
Small business owners need to assess the viability of their business and, if unable to become profitable, consider closing the doors to avoid personal liability. We will review the bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy options available to small businesses to wind down their affairs, including the newly enacted Subchapter V Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA). Congress created the SBRA to streamline the Chapter 11 process for small businesses.
Following nine months of attending numerous virtual board meetings and hearings, Steve and Julie return to the virtual stage to share their experiences. In their typical interactive style, they will discuss lessons they’ve learned over the past nine months and offer guidance on advising clients on how to conduct virtual meetings and hearings in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and guidance from the Attorney General’s Office. They will also provide best practice tips for conducting executive sessions virtually.
Learn best practices for collecting attorneys’ fees by reviewing statutory provisions and relevant case law, including ethical constraints on billing and collection. Learn how to protect yourself with effective engagement letters, proper billing techniques, and more.
The occurrence of stereotypically outlandish bias has decreased in recent years (thankfully). But that doesn't mean that we’ve eliminated bias from the profession. In fact, it unfortunately continues to exist in more subtle ways. Join the “CLE Performer,” Stuart Teicher, Esq., as he explores implicit bias, uses several hypothetical examples to reveal how bias manifests itself in the practice…and gives a few ideas about what lawyers can do to eliminate it from the profession.
Learn tips and guidance on how to deal with difficult situations and officials, while not losing your cool. Originally presented as part of the 7th Annual Local Government Law Institute, available in its entirety as P9017-19U.
Since its original publication, this title has been updated and fully revised to address the dramatic increase in public misogyny. It has particular applicability to the current state of affairs, given that stay-at-home orders and school closings have led to increased gender biases and more lopsided gender roles, rather than a decrease.
A walk through of the current digital landscape; where you should be, what you should be doing and how it relates to building a professional brand as an attorney. The session covers your Google listing, website, social media, Google pay-per-clicks, ads, video marking, reputation management and more. The goal is to provide participants with a basic understanding of where to focus their efforts and what boxes they need to check to build their business.