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Pro Bono Litigation Skills 2016 (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend If you want to litigate a pro bono case, then this is the program you have been waiting for.  In this program, panelists will discuss pro bono litigation practice with examples from consumer cases.  We will cover what you need to do in litigation from both plaintiff and defense perspectives, including drafting and responding to a complaint, motion practice, discovery, and trial. The training is designed for advocates ...

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2016

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Attorneys confront intellectual property issues frequently in the context of a variety of corporate, commercial, and other business transactions. By attending this program, you will acquire, update or refine an in-depth understanding of IP considerations as they arise in business transactions.  The program will begin with a brief update of key developments, and will explore the strategic role of IP in a company and its ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2016 (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases! What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing Witness Declarations Crafting Complaints Who ...

Advocates’ Guide for Protecting Tenants’ Rights: Advanced Unlawful Detainer Defense (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Attendees of prior unlawful detainer defense trainings including last year’s California Eviction Defense 2.0 learned the skills necessary to vigorously defend eviction lawsuits. This year’s training builds on those skill sets providing a more in-depth discussion of trial skills and appeals as well as attorneys’ fees. We will also explore strategies for assisting Section 8 tenants struggling to maintain their ...

TechLaw Institute 2016: The Digital Evolution

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend We are in the midst of a Digital Evolution. Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, leapfrogging existing laws and regulations. Traditional businesses grapple with disruptive and “sharing” technologies on a daily basis. The virtual and mobile workplace is presenting new and unique challenges for employers. Data security has become the foremost concern for C-suite executives. The Internet has spread beyond computers ...

Next Steps in Social Media for Nonprofits and Public Interest Organizations: Deepening Your Online Outreach and Engagement Strategies (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. Why You Should Attend With the focus of social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence. Learn what uses of social media are gaining traction, tools and tips that nonprofits are embracing, and how to effectively integrate social media with your overall communications and digital strategy. We’ll ...

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2016

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, to learn all you need to know about critical Post-Grant proceedings. Over the past 12 months, post-grant patent challenge proceedings have been pursued in record number. The CAFC is now seeing the beginning of a substantial new workflow based on PTAB trial decisions. These CAFC decisions are not only evolving PTAB trial practice, but all aspects of patent enforcement ...

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2016 (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often lead to unnecessary hunger and homelessness. Attorneys ...

Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster Part II (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend A major disaster is likely to strike in California within our lifetime. In the aftermath, survivors will need help to resolve legal issues related to the disaster. By attending this program, as well as the companion program,  (available On-Demand), you will learn about the most common post-disaster legal issues and then be able to participate in a regionally coordinated disaster legal services pro bono effort by providing ...

Venture Capital 2016: Nuts and Bolts

Seminar  Seminar

Mark Your Calendar. More Information to Come!

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2016 (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Attend this program so that you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues.  Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, compliance complaints, discipline for students with disabilities, regional center advocacy, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assist a ...

SEC Reporting and Practice Skills Workshop for Lawyers 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend: Many lawyers learn SEC reporting through on-the-job training, which often is piecemeal, at best.  This Workshop is intended to replace that ad-hoc learning process by helping participants develop a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the reporting requirements of the U.S. federal securities laws, including how to use the SEC’s online resources and all related sources of guidance.  Participants will learn, ...

10th Annual Patent Law Institute

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend The Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups. You design the two-day schedule that best meets your professional needs. Do not miss this unique ...

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts to address these particular areas of overlap.  ...

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2016

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent and Trademark Office are reshaping patent law, and this program will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of patent litigation.  An expert faculty will cover the patent litigation process from start to finish, including actions brought in the District Court and at the International Trade Commission.  From the Rule 11 pre-filing investigation through ...

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information.   More than ever, businesses ...

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that apply when a private equity firm is the buyer or ...

SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Please see our other  locations for July - December 2016. Why You Should Attend: In this workshop designed primarily for financial reporting professionals, our experienced Workshop leaders use interactive lectures and examples to give participants the foundational knowledge and practical experience necessary to prepare and review the SEC’s periodic and current reporting forms, including the 10-K Annual Report, the 10-Q Quarterly ...

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2016

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Partnerships and limited liability companies are now the entity of choice for doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisitions.  In addition, partnerships have long ...

Cloud Computing 2016: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend This program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand  vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide information to cloud service vendors on the compliance obligations ...

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2016: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly sleepy backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead - during the enforcement period of patents now prosecuted and ...

Patent Office Exam Course 2016

Seminar  Seminar

Please note: You MUST use a .edu email address as your primary email address in order to get the student discount automatically. By doing so, you certify that you are a currently enrolled student and that you are not buying the course for someone who is not currently a student. If you have any questions in this regard or would like to ask about a discount even though you are not a student (e.g., unemployed, government attorney), do not hesitate to ...

Pocket MBA Summer 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Transactional and litigation attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, in-house counsel and ...

Pretrial Practice 2016

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to change, including new rules that went into effect on December 1, 2015. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice — pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement — have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing nature of pretrial practice in litigation mean for your ...


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