Celesq® Attorneys Ed Center

What to do Before your Client Signs on the Dotted Line

Program Number: 30283

Program Date: 12/16/2020

Description

Everyone calls a litigator when they are sued or are contemplating suing. However, calling your litigation colleague prior to your client signing a contract can help avoid expensive surprises down the road. Join us as we discuss the traps hiding in common contractual terms and the things that litigators wished their corporate brethren knew about “boilerplate” language.

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.00 General CLE credit1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

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Presenters


Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams

Legal Talent Advisors, LLC

Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams is a legal talent development expert with over 25 years of experience in success coaching for attorneys and developing high impact programs for law firms. Dr. Abrahams has published three books with the American Bar Association and regularly publishes articles for Thomson Reuters and American Legal Media on professional and business development. Known for engaging and educational programs, Dr. Abrahams is a sought-after keynote speaker, program facilitator and law firm advisor. She gives back to the community by conducting complimentary programs and workshops for 501(c)(3) organizations across the country.

 

Courtney Worcester, Esq.

Holland & Knight

Courtney Worcester is a trial attorney in Holland & Knight's Boston office. Ms. Worcester focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation involving corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), venture capital and private equity firms, and financial institutions and their directors and officers.

Ms. Worcester regularly counsels boards, individual directors and officers on a wide variety of corporate governance matters, including books and records demands, removal or election of directors, board committee investigations and reports. In addition, she represents clients in federal securities and shareholder litigation matters, including federal securities and consumer class actions, stockholder derivative litigations, as well as in disputes between co-founders. Ms. Worcester is also experienced in diverse commercial litigation matters, ranging from contractual disputes to the protection of trade secrets, unfair competition and other business torts.

After law school, she clerked for the Honorable W. Stephen Thayer III and the Honorable Linda S. Dalianis of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. During law school, Ms. Worcester served as the administrative editor for the Boston University Law Review and was a member of the national moot court team.

 

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