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The Ethics of Social Media Use by Attorneys (December 3, 2019)

Program Number: 2998 Presenter: Ronald Hedges, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Social media is seemingly all pervasive. Unsurprisingly, social media is used by attorneys for many purposes. That use carries both benefits and ethical risks for attorneys. This webinar will examine those benefits and risks through a review of the New York State Bar Association Social Media Ethics Guidelines, a comprehensive guide to attorney use of social media. This webinar will discuss: • Attorney conduct |Attorney advertising • Furnishing of legal advice | Review and use of evidence • Communicating with clients • Researching jurors and reporting juror misconduct • Communicating with or “friending” a judge.

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An Overview of Shareholder Derivative Litigation Principles and the Impact of Director and Officer Indemnification Agreements (August 7, 2019)

Program Number: 2996 Presenter: Jennifer Hadley Catero, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** This course provides an overview of the procedural mechanics of a shareholder derivative claim including the nature of a derivative claim, the posture of the named parties, determining applicable law, the demand requirement, demand futility, the role of the internal investigation and special litigation committees. The course also touches upon the various sources of coverage for a director or an officer who is targeted by such a claim including D&O insurance, statutory indemnification requirements and also the corporation’s charter documents including the articles and bylaws. Indemnification Agreements can also provide an additional layer of protection for the director and officer which can help corporation’s attract top talent. Some

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Biometrics and the New Wave of Class Action Lawsuits (May 30, 2019)

Program Number: 2984 Presenter: Harrison Brown, Esq., Jeffrey N. Rosenthal, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Whether it is an employee’s fingerprint used to clock in and out of work, or using your face to unlock a phone, the use of biometric information is becoming increasingly commonplace. Such biometric information provides convenience in a complicated world. But, at the same time, creates legal risk for businesses in all industries. This webinar will explore what biometric information is and how it is used; the jurisdictions which regulate biometric information; the requirements imposed on businesses; trends in lawsuits over the use of biometric information; and compliance strategies intended to reduce exposure.

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Standing, Statutory Violations, and "Intangible Harm": The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act and Beyond (May 1, 2019)

Program Number: 2970 Presenter: Jason Stiehl, Esq., Eli Wade-Scott, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** The presentation will look at the current landscape in State and Federal Courts on standing in suits alleging statutory violations without consequential harm, such as those arising under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, state consumer protection statutes, as well as federal statutes like RESPA and FACTA. The presentation will cover a history of the standing doctrine, recent relevant decisions, and what is on the horizon, including relevant United States Supreme Court cases. The presenters will offer perspectives from both sides of the bar.

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Rapid Adoption: A Telehealth Primer (April 23, 2019)

Program Number: 2969 Presenter: Carolyn Morris, Andrew ("Drew") B. Wilson, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Join this session to remove some of the mystique of telehealth. Andrew Wilson, a healthcare attorney, and Carol Morris, Delaware’s Director of Telehealth Planning & Development, will discuss legal, business, and practical considerations for using telehealth in your practice. This Primer will use Delaware’s telemedicine law as a model and address federal infrastructure. They will also discuss where they see the field moving as telemedicine and telehealth proliferate, patients demand access through technology, and the health care system moves to fee for value.

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Untangling Fear in Lawyering

Program Number: 2963 Presenter: Heidi K. Brown

For many law students and lawyers, studying and practicing law can be scary. We rarely talk about fear in law school or legal training. Instead, well-meaning mentors advise, “Just do it…fake it till you make it…if your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.” Yet, scientists confirm that fear blocks learning and performance. It can stoke anxiety and depression in a profession already saturated with mental health challenges. If we can turn down the dial of stress and anxiety even one notch for even one struggling individual in our profession by sparking a dialogue about the reality of fear in lawyering, let’s do it. This presentation discusses the reality, causes, manifestations, and consequences of fear in legal practice, and offers a four-step process for law students and lawyers to reframe fear into fortitude

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"Business Purpose" And Dividing the Family Corporation: Think Before You Let it Rip (May 6, 2019)

Program Number: 2960 Presenter: Louis Vlahos, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** The “family” is sometimes described as the smallest social organization. | Its members often comprise the entire ownership and workforce of another social organization – the business organization. As in society generally, business organizations, regardless of their size, are owned and operated by individuals whose interests in and visions for the business, though usually aligned, may diverge to the point of jeopardizing the continued health and viability of the organization, not to mention of the family. In extreme circumstances, one feuding member of the family will try to buy out the other. | Alternatively, they may decide to divide the business between them, with each taking a share. Although such a division may sound

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Becoming a Lawyer: Discovering and Defining Your Professional Persona

Program Number: 2958 Presenter: Raymond Dowd, Esq., Toni Jaeger-Fine, Esq.

Today’s legal marketplace demands professionals with a range of qualities in which many attorneys are deficient–not because they lack ability or talent but because of a lack of awareness of the importance of attitudes and behaviors that mark a successful professional. This lecture 1.describes the foundations for developing a strong professional persona; 2. provides specific ways for an attorney to discover and define a professional persona; and 3. gives a range of tools relating to self-management and working with others that will enhance professionalism, self-awareness, productivity, success and career satisfaction.

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Prenuptial Agreements 101: How to Create Enforceable Terms in Premarital Agreements (June 3, 2019)

Program Number: 2957 Presenter: Bari Weinberger, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that enables a couple contemplating marriage to pre-decide how property and assets will be divided or treated in the event of divorce. The myth still persists that "prenups" are only for the mega wealthy, but this just isn't so! In the webinar geared for family law practitioners and attorneys in other practice areas. family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger explores the practical implications of prenuptial agreements for protecting and making decisions on a wide of issues, including ownership of small family businesses, assets earmarked for children from other marriages/relationships, retirement accounts, estate plans, alimony and even intellectual property, such as protecting one spouse's

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Child Custody 101: Determining Custody and Parenting Time for Modern Families (May 2, 2019)

Program Number: 2956 Presenter: Bari Weinberger, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** For divorcing spouses with kids, custody decisions about their children are a top priority -- and a top source of conflict. Geared towards family law practitioners and other attorneys with clients going through divorce, family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger explores the many facets of child custody, including deciding where the children will live and how much time they spend with each parent; how certain legal decisions (i.e., medical, education and religious) will be made; parental rights; how to enforce and/or modify custody agreements, mediating child custody, and more. Ms. Weinberger will then examine common points of conflict in custody negations and identify strategies for avoiding custody battles. Participants

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