Celesq® Programs

Programs are available online to all firms wishing to assist their attorneys in obtaining their CLE credits. Please email customer.care@celesq.com to obtain a coupon code for your firm. Once an attorney has completed a program, your firm will be billed $30 each for the cost of each certificate which will be issued as a download once the attorney has completed the affirmation for the particular program.

 

The Covid-19 pandemic forced lawyers and judges to practice outside of their physical facilities and continue professional services from their home offices. Early 2021, The ABA published Formal Opinion 498 Virtual Law Firms to address the shift to vi...

Program Number
31131
Program Date
2021-05-04
Category
Communications and Media LawComputer, Internet & E-Commerce LawEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleIn-House CounselPrivacy Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study
Presenters

The Comment to ABA Model Rule 7.2 was changed not that long ago, making it clear that a lawyer may ethically pay others for client leads. Since then the lead generation business has mushroomed, as lawyers have turned to this model in an effort to con...

Program Number
3194
Program Date
2021-05-06
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsCommunications and Media LawComputer, Internet & E-Commerce LawEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleTechnology Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

There are several aspects of achieving diversity and inclusion in a corporate legal department. These include attracting and retaining legal talent; assuring that all members for the department feel included and free to be their best selves, requirin...

Program Number
31106
Program Date
2021-05-11
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsArbitration & Alternative Dispute ResolutionBusiness Organizations & ContractsDiscrimination LawDiversity, Inclusion and Elimination of BiasFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleIn-House CounselLabor & Workforce Management Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

The Program will address the recent trends in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (“DEI”) litigation, specifically lawsuits aimed at diversifying corporate boards and equalizing pay, in the context of Directors and Officers (“D&O&rd...

Program Number
3192
Program Date
2021-05-12
Category
Business Organizations & ContractsComplex LitigationConstruction Law SeriesDiversity, Inclusion and Elimination of BiasFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleIn-House CounselPersonal Injury
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Ms. Samsel and Mr. Santucci will discuss general vaccine considerations, such as medical and religious accommodations; EEOC guidance related to COVID vaccines; issues specific to the COVID-19 vaccine, including FDA Emergency Use Authorization limitat...

Program Number
31111
Program Date
2021-05-12
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsConstitutional LawCovid-19Employment & Labor LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleIn-House CounselPersonal InjuryPharmaceutical Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

On January 1, 2021, the United States Congress rang in the new year by passing the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. Buried in the massive spending bill is Section 6501, a provision authorizing the U...

Program Number
31120
Program Date
2021-05-13
Category
Banking & Finance LawBankruptcy Law & Creditor RightsCorporate and Securities LawFederal CourtsFinancial RegulatoryFinancial ServicesFinTechFlorida EligibleSecurities & InvestingSecurities and Antitrust Litigation
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

The presentation of key witness testimony via direct examination is critical to success at trial. Many lawyers rely on testimony preparation approaches that are cumbersome and confusing to witnesses. Effective, clear testimony preparation can deliver...

Program Number
31113
Program Date
2021-05-14
Category
Complex LitigationFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

To recover damages for a person’s death in New York State, there are two distinct causes of action: survivorship and wrongful death. While the survivorship cause of action belongs to the estate for the decedent’s pain and suffering prio...

Program Number
3166
Program Date
2021-05-14
Category
Alcohol and Beverage LawsEstate Planning & ProbateFederal CourtsNegligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury Personal InjuryState Specific - NY
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

This program will explore the overlapping legal frameworks that apply to business and human rights, and how companies can adopt best practices to promote and support human rights in their supply chains. With the upcoming 10th anniversary of the UN Gu...

Program Number
3198
Program Date
2021-05-17
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness Organizations & ContractsConstitutional LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleHuman RightsRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

The statute of limitations in New York residential foreclosure actions is one of the most critical issues affecting the foreclosure industry today. Until earlier this year, the application of the statute of limitations to mortgage foreclosure cases w...

Program Number
31122
Program Date
2021-05-17
Category
Banking & Finance LawBankruptcy Law & Creditor RightsBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex LitigationFederal CourtsFinancial RegulatoryFinTechLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsState Specific - NY
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

The program will include an overview of the Defend Trade Secrets Act that created a federal cause of action for misappropriation of trade secrets. The program will address the definition of trade secrets, whistle blower immunity, issues of preemption...

Program Number
31108
Program Date
2021-05-18
Category
Antitrust LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsCorporate and Securities LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleInternational Law & Global TradeTrademark Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

A century ago, the US Supreme court decided Jacobson v Massachusetts, which held that compulsory smallpox vaccinations were required over religious objections to the vaccinations.  The court established 4 standards: necessity, reasonable means,...

Program Number
31121
Program Date
2021-05-18
Category
Constitutional LawCovid-19Federal CourtsFlorida EligibleNegligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury Personal InjuryReligious FreedomState, Local and Municipal Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

This ethics program will discuss a lawyers legal and ethical obligations when he or she believes that a member of management is no longer fit to carry out company responsibilities or potentially violating company policy or the law. Drawing from real ...

Program Number
3101
Program Date
2021-05-19
Category
(ADR) Alternative Dispute ResolutionAdministrative Law & RegulationsBusiness LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsCommunication SkillsEmployment & Labor LawEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleLabor & Workforce Management LawLaw Practice ManagementRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

This one-hour presentation is designed to identify and propose solutions to legal issues facing lawyers and law firms as the 2020 pandemic lockdowns end and a return to a “new normal,” whatever form that takes, begins. Among the topics to...

Program Number
3169
Program Date
2021-05-20
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness LawCommunications and Media LawComputer, Internet & E-Commerce LawEmployment & Labor LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleIn-House CounselInformation TechnologyMedia & Communication LawTechnology LawWorkplace training
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Whether mandating, incentivizing, or just encouraging employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, there’s so much for employers to consider. How to handle accommodation requests? What kind of accommodation requests does an employer have to consider? E...

Program Number
31118
Program Date
2021-05-20
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsConstitutional LawEmployment & Labor LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleHealth Care LawLabor & Workforce Management LawRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study