List View Table View

Tax, Credit and Other Financial Consequences of Foreclosures, Short Sales and Mortgage Loan Principal Forgiveness 2012 (Free)

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Tax, Credit and Other Financial Consequences of Foreclosures, Short Sales and Mortgage Loan Principal Forgiveness (Free)

Released on: Oct. 24, 2012

This training will help improve your ability to counsel homeowners in financial distress.  The training will provide an overview of the financial issues - including tax and credit consequences - homeowners may face after a foreclosure, short sale or loan modification.  Tax experts will explain the fundamentals of how cancelled mortgage debt is treated under state and federal tax law, and provide insights into changes ...

California Guardianship Law 2012

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: California Guardianship Law 2012 (Free)

Released on: Nov. 21, 2012

Learn the basics of guardianship law and procedure so that you can competently represent a child or adult petitioner in establishing a guardianship of the person.  This program will teach you how to represent parties in both uncontested and contested guardianship proceedings.  There will also be a discussion regarding referrals to Juvenile Dependency Court under Probate Code 1513(c), including recent case law and proposed legislative ...

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2013 (Free)

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases (Free)

Released on: Feb. 19, 2013

Millions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. View this free PLI program and volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income Family law litigants in need.  With a limited time commitment, you can help obtain essential legal protections needed for survivors and their children to build ...

New Developments in Residential Loan Servicing: State, Federal and Programmatic Laws, Regulations and Standards 2013 (Free)

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: New Developments in Residential Loan Servicing: State, Federal and Programmatic Laws, Regulations and Standards (Free)

Released on: May. 20, 2013

The rules of the road for residential mortgage servicing have changed significantly since the crash in 2008. Since then, a wide variety of agencies, including Congress, federal banking regulators, state attorneys general and the California legislature, have all sought to improve loan servicers’ practices, particularly in connection with the loss mitigation process. The result is a series of overlapping rules, laws and regulations –  from the ...

Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9

Released on: Jun. 7, 2013

Certain laws and courtroom practices have the potential to impact veterans differently than the rest of the population. This three hour overview will provide useful information to attorneys, judicial officers and others who interact with veterans about the implications of certain laws and practices with regards to veterans’ pasts and futures. The program will focus on Penal Code 1170.9, especially with regard to the 2013 enhancements and will address ...

Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2013 (Free)

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases (Free)

Released on: Jun. 21, 2013

Receive the basic Domestic Violence Law training you need to represent low-income Californian survivors seeking domestic violence restraining orders and safe effective child custody and visitation orders. Learn the basic substantive law regarding California Domestic Violence Prevention Act and child custody and visitation and how to prepare and handle a hearing to obtain these critical orders. These cases can often be handled in one or two hearings ...

End-of-Life Planning for the Low-Income Client 2013

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: End-of-Life Planning for the Low-Income Client (Free)

Released on: Jul. 12, 2013

End of Life Planning is, like Death and Taxes, one of those things that can go from an easy, informative and straightforward conversation to a drawn-out nightmare if ignored. Low income and very low-income clients, unlike the average middle class client, frequently do not understand the importance of, for example, having identified caretakers for their minor children in place. They frequently resort to “no planning” or improvised planning which does ...

Understanding the Securities Laws 2013

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Understanding the Securities Laws 2013

Released on: Aug. 9, 2013

Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and related SEC regulations, ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2013 (Free)

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2013 (Free)

Released on: Aug. 16, 2013

In PLI’s New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp program you will learn how to protect the rights of public assistance and food stamp applicants and recipients to these basic subsistence benefits.  Many applicants have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic process to establish and maintain eligibility for public assistance and food stamps.  Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without ...

Re-Entry Issues: Overcoming Employment and Housing Challenges Due to a Prior Arrest or Conviction 2013 (Free)

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Re-Entry Issues: Overcoming Employment and Housing Challenges Due to a Prior Arrest or Conviction (Free)

Released on: Aug. 30, 2013

In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and people of color are disproportionately affected.A person with a prior record faces significant ...

Securities Filings 2013: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Securities Filings 2013: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

Released on: Oct. 11, 2013

This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical drafting and disclosure tips. Ethics credit and recent legislation and SEC rule ...

Judges' Pet Peeves 2013: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Judges' Pet Peeves 2013: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice

Released on: Oct. 21, 2013

This program will provide litigators with the unique opportunity to hear directly from the judges how they view communications with the court and trial practice, as well as how lawyers can help (or sabotage) their cases.Lecture Topics [Total time 01:59:28]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction* [00:02:15]Mark C. Zauderer Judicial Pet Peeves in Civil Litigation [01:57:13]Mark C. Zauderer, ...

The New Pro Bono Standards: Update on the 2013 Revisions

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: The New Pro Bono Standards: Update on the 2013 Revisions

Released on: Nov. 28, 2013

The American Bar Association has just released updated Standards for Pro Bono Legal Services Programs.  Learn about what the Standards provide, and how you might use them to improve or build on your program. Lecture Topics [Total time 03:13:02] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Program Overview and Introductions* [00:06:52]Tiela Chalmers, Sharon E Goldsmith, Cheryl Zalenski Overview ...

Troubleshooting Mortgage Servicing Problems: Regulatory Responses and Advocacy Approaches 2013

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Troubleshooting Mortgage Servicing Problems: Regulatory Responses and Advocacy Approaches (Free)

Released on: Dec. 30, 2013

Some of the biggest loan servicers in California are in the process of selling off large segments of their servicing portfolios.  Servicing transfers can wreak havoc with borrowers’ accounts, particularly if they are in the midst of seeking a loan modification or other assistance.  Other borrowers encounter problems obtaining assistance due to “non-borrower” status after the death of a family member or because of limited English proficiency ...

Understanding Financial Products 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Understanding Financial Products 2014

Released on: Jan. 21, 2014

The explosion of new financial products over the decade leading up to the financial crisis, the implosion of the credit markets in 2008, and the resulting significant new regulatory requirements underline the importance of a basic understanding of financial products. While these instruments have been, in the view of many, invaluable investment tools, and have presented enormous potential for product manufacturers and investors, they also create potentially ...

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014

Released on: Jan. 24, 2014

In this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements - from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreement, and how to identify what issues are most likely to come up in a negotiation ...

Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

Released on: Jan. 29, 2014

Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code applies to secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay. In Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (filing and non-filing methods) and to gain (and maintain) priority in the collateral ...

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2014

Released on: Feb. 10, 2014

In this renowned program, hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations.  Plus, examine the latest negotiation trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. View the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, programming networks, and online video distributors - and the regulators themselves - to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband ...

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2014

Released on: Feb. 12, 2014

Are you up-to-date on the important developments in federal civil practice and the implications of these developments for your cases? In Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2014, a distinguished faculty of trial lawyers and judges will review and offer their insights into significant recent developments in the law. The program will focus on applying these developments for best pretrial and trial practices.Lecture Topics  [Total time ...

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2014

Released on: Feb. 14, 2014

This program is designed to bring you up to date on intellectual property enforcement, not only in the U.S. but around the world. From the physical world to the Internet, learn how to protect the intellectual property your company or client has invested in and developed against infringement by the billion dollar piracy industry. This program will put you in a better position to think outside of the box when it comes to enforcement options and strategies. ...

Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2014 (Free)

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2014

Released on: Feb. 14, 2014

For low-income families who often do not have the benefit of legal counsel, eviction can mean homelessness. Most are unrepresented.  Won’t you volunteer to help those in our community who are most vulnerable?  Get the legal training you need at this program and then sign up with the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco and make a difference.Lecture Topics  [Total time 03:08:50]Segments with an asterisk ...

California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Motion and Hearing Practice, Including a Discussion of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Motion and Hearing Practice, Including a Discussion of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders 2014 (Free)

Released on: Feb. 18, 2014

An estimated 80% of family law litigants are self-presented, and the statistic is higher for survivors of domestic violence. Thus, low-income clients are in great need of your pro bono help.  In this free PLI program and volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need.  With a limited time commitment, you can help obtain essential legal protections needed for low-income families.Lecture ...

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

Released on: Feb. 19, 2014

This course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle.  In this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment.   The program also will utilize a hypothetical fiduciary training ...

Social Media 2014: Addressing Corporate Risks

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Social Media 2014: Addressing Corporate Risks

Released on: Feb. 24, 2014

Did you know that Facebook now has well over one billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 314 million people.) Or that Facebook accounts for over ten percent of all U.S. web traffic? And that over 300 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 146 billion tweets during 2013? And that over six billion hours of video are viewed each month on YouTube, ...

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2014

Released on: Feb. 26, 2014

The business of running a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The repercussions from the economic crisis and the need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty have also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Kevin J. Ryan

Kevin J. Ryan ~ Managing Director, Global Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

David G. Keyko

David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Alyssa A. Grikscheit

Alyssa A. Grikscheit ~ Sidley Austin LLP