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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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Get Your Privacy House in Order

Program Number: 2997 Presenter: Shea Leitch, Esq.

With new privacy legislation proposed in various states around the country, organizations are struggling to keep up. In this rapidly-shifting legal landscape, getting your privacy house in order is more important than ever. Shea Leitch from Baker Hostetler provides insight on what organizations can do to ensure they are best positioned to meet new legal challenges while continuing to innovate.

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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

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

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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Trademark Filings for the Non-IP Practitioners: The Essentials You Need to Know (June 25, 2019)

Program Number: 2983 Presenter: Olivera Medenica, 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 program will examine the process of filing a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The presentation will examine the client intake process to determine whether the mark can be protected in the first place. Attendees will be taken through the basics of a trademark filing. The purpose of the presentation is to enable non-IP practitioners to advise their clients as to whether they should pursue an application or rather go back to the drawing board and come up with a new mark.

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Trends in Corporate Internal Investigations (August 6, 2019)

Program Number: 2982 Presenter: Benjamin S. Fischer, 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 program will focus on cutting edge trends in corporate internal investigations, including recent issues such as the legal implications of the government deputizing law firms to conduct criminal investigations, cross-border privilege and data protection issues, and the impact of the DOJ’s recent corporate compliance evaluation standards. The program will be led by Benjamin Fischer of Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC. Mr. Fischer has extensive experience representing companies and individuals in global internal investigations and related proceedings.

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Standing, Statutory Violations, and "Intangible Harm": The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act and Beyond

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

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

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

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 (June 26, 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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