This session aims to increase knowledge of the importance of cultural competence in the lawyer/client relationship and understanding of how cultural differences between lawyer and others in the legal system might impact representation of a client. Attendees also learn five habits for increasing cultural competence.
This session focuses on the need to reform practices related to disciplinary placements in alternative schools as part of overall strategies to reduce school suspensions and expulsions. Provides an overview of the data and research, case law and statutory provisions related to alternative school placements for disciplinary purposes and highlights suggested practices to limit the use of alternative school transfers for disciplinary reasons.
With topics carefully crafted and taught by a committee of knowledgeable, experienced attorneys, the IICLE® 6th Annual Local Government Law Institute continues to be your resource for hands-on, practical help with local government law issues.
Learn to identify common substance use and mental health disorders in the legal community, become aware of the leading causes of chronic stress within the legal professional, and understand ARDC and ABA rules related to attorney competence and ethics.
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.
Participants in the legal profession, need to monitor change and adjust to it. All attorneys should engage in Long-Range (or Strategic) Planning. This program addresses the requirements of the Court, professionalism, e-options, and social media in regards to effective communication.
Learn about unusual assets, like cryptocurrency, and how clients can own, title, and transfer them, along with related cybersecurity concerns. This course also covers electronic wills and issues related to remote witnessing, remote notarization, and custody of electronic documents.
Organizations promoting diversity and inclusion need support if they are going to make progress. Such support includes critically examining 21st century diversity practices that end up perpetuating unfairness and maintaining the status quo—even when intended to do just the opposite. What are those actions and practices? How is it possible that, for instance, a woman or a person of color can be hurt by a company when a manager assigns them to a diversity committee? Learn about such unsuccessful practices, as well as how firms can rectify these practices in the name of fairness and social justice.