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.

 

Nearly fifty years ago, Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment with overwhelming support from both sides of the aisle and sent it to the states for ratification. By the late 1970s, 35 states had ratified—three short of the 38 r...

Program Number
30236
Program Date
2020-10-05
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsComplex LitigationComplex Resolution StrategyConstitutional LawDiscrimination LawDispute ResolutionFederal CourtsIn-House CounselInternational LawRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

For many years now, reorganizing under Chapter 11 had been out of reach for many smaller debtors. As strange as it may sound, it was too expensive for smaller businesses to file for bankruptcy and reorganize under Chapter 11. The expense of funding a...

Program Number
30235
Program Date
2020-10-02
Category
Asset ProtectionBanking & Finance LawBankruptcy Law & Creditor RightsBusiness Organizations & ContractsContractsFederal CourtsFinancial RegulatoryFinancial ServicesRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Prior to March 2020, it was important for attorneys to learn to ethically build and protect their personal legal brands (their reputations) on line; after that date it became imperative.*When 2020 began, no one could have predicted that a worldwide p...

Program Number
30232
Program Date
2020-10-01
Category
Communication SkillsCommunications and Media LawComplex LitigationCovid-19Data Security and OutsourcingEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsIn-House CounselInformation TechnologyMedia & Communication LawPrivacy and Data SecurityPrivacy LawRegulatory and Administrative LawTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

The program will discuss the legal and practical commercial lease issues arising from COVID-19 with respect to chapter 11 debtors and their landlords, including the timing of payment of post-filing rents and related issues of statutory construction, ...

Program Number
30218
Program Date
2020-09-30
Category
Banking & Finance LawBankruptcy Law & Creditor RightsBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex LitigationContractsCovid-19Federal CourtsFinancial RegulatoryIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Looking through the lens of recent high-profile prosecutions, this program will examine the legal and ethical guardrails that govern interactions between lawyers and the media on behalf of the state or clients. The program will explore applicable eth...

Program Number
30211
Program Date
2020-09-29
Category
Arbitration & Alternative Dispute ResolutionCommunication SkillsCommunications and Media LawComplex LitigationComputer, Internet & E-Commerce LawCriminal Law & White CollarCriminal Practice & ProcedureData Security and OutsourcingFederal CourtsIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsPrivacy LawSkillsTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Making the transition from law firm to in-house counsel? Already in-house and want to be viewed as a trusted business advisor? This CLE is for you! In this energetic and informative session, we'll discuss the fundamental differences between law firm ...

Program Number
30225
Program Date
2020-09-25
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness Organizations & ContractsCommunication SkillsIn-House CounselProfessional Development
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

The ABAs Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has issued recent formal guidance that is important to all practitioners. In June of 2019, the ABA issued Formal Opinion 487 concerning the division of fees in contingency fee case...

Program Number
30209
Program Date
2020-09-24
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness Organizations & ContractsConstitutional LawCriminal Law & ProcedureCriminal Law & White CollarEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Defending a client against charges brought by FINRAs Department of Enforcement presents unique challenges for practitioners. Attorneys will learn how to respond to FINRA discovery requests, prioritize the competing demands that clients face in balanc...

Program Number
30208
Program Date
2020-09-24
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBanking & Finance LawFederal CourtsFinancial RegulatoryFinancial ServicesFinTechLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsRegulatory and Administrative LawTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

The possibility of a wage and hour class/collective action is a risk that keeps in-house counsel up at night, particularly given the uncertainty associated with COVID-19. Wage and hour class/collective actions present unique issues that arent typical...

Program Number
30216
Program Date
2020-09-23
Category
Employee Benefits & CompensationEmployment & Labor LawFederal CourtsIn-House CounselLabor & Workforce Management LawLabor Law
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

A survey of New York law on damages for breach of a commercial contract. The program covers the different types of damages, including direct, consequential, and punitive. The program includes a discussion of the enforceability of contractual damage l...

Program Number
30196
Program Date
2020-09-22
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex Resolution StrategyContractsCorporate and Commercial LawCorporate and Securities LawFederal CourtsIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsRegulatory and Administrative LawTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

During this period of economic uncertainty, litigation finance can serve as a tool to help clients and law firms weather the storm. Dave Kerstein, Chief Risk Officer for Validity Finance and Wendie Childress, Validity's Portfolio Counsel, will discus...

Program Number
30231
Program Date
2020-09-21
Category
Banking & Finance LawBankruptcy Law & Creditor RightsComplex LitigationContractsFederal CourtsFinancial RegulatoryFinancial ServicesIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

What options do you have when filing bankruptcy? Joint our panelists as they discuss Bankruptcy Code § 363 sale process and what is involved, including the following: Bankruptcy Code § 363 provides a process for a debtor to sell assets with...

Program Number
30224
Program Date
2020-09-18
Category
Banking & Finance LawBankruptcy Law & Creditor RightsBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex LitigationComplex Resolution StrategyContractsFederal CourtsFinancial RegulatoryFinancial ServicesRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

As the legalized cannabis industry takes its place amongst other highly highly profitable mainstream businesses it is impossible to overlook the cybersecurity and data privacy issues that uniquely affect the industry and its profitability. The issues...

Program Number
30200
Program Date
2020-09-17
Category
Biotechnology & Life SciencesBusiness Organizations & ContractsCannabis LawConstitutional LawCybersecurityData Security and OutsourcingFederal CourtsGreen TechnologyHealth Care LawIn-House CounselPharmaceutical LawPrivacy and Data SecurityPrivacy Law
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Despite the Department of Justices (DOJ) recent focus on prosecuting individuals involved in corporate malfeasance, set out in the “Yates Memo, corporate criminal liability remains a concern for all companies and organizations, and...

Program Number
30185
Program Date
2020-09-16
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsComplex LitigationComplex Resolution StrategyConstitutional LawCorporate and Commercial LawCorporate and Securities LawCriminal Law & ProcedureCriminal Law & White CollarCriminal Practice & ProcedureDispute ResolutionFederal CourtsIn-House CounselLaw Practice ManagementLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Under the Fair Labor standards act, employees perform many duties that may be so intertwined with their primary job function as to become compensable. These “preliminary and “postliminary duties are often the sub...

Program Number
30229
Program Date
2020-09-16
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness Organizations & ContractsConstitutional LawEmployee Benefits & CompensationEmployment & Labor LawLabor & Workforce Management LawLabor Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study