MCLE Class List

August Series

Title:Brown Bag Series: iPAD- Setting Up Your iPad for Your Legal Practice
Date:08/14/2017
Start Time:12:00 PM
Duration:1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$20.00

In this presentation, Cheri Boyer will discuss the basics of the iPad. She will cover settings, e-mail, tasks, security, backing up client information and backing up the iPad. Bring your lunch and iPad at least 15 minutes before the class starts to setup Wifi and follow along.

Title:Brown Bag Series: File Sharing & Collaborative Tools
Date:08/21/2017
Start Time:12:00 PM
Duration:1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$20.00

Have you ever needed a document, photo or video but it was on your computer, phone or tablet that you don’t have with you? Have you ever wanted to collaborate with others without having to email back and forth and keeping track of what the newest version? Have you tried to send large files and your email blocks it because the file is to large? Then this class is for you. Learn how to use software/apps to back up everything. You can access from anywhere, share, and collaborate with tools like Dropbox, One Drive, Google Drive, or many others including HIPPA compliant options.

Title:Brown Bag Series: FACEBOOK for Business
Date:08/28/2017
Start Time:12:00 PM
Duration:1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$20.00

Does your business have a Facebook presence? Do you want to learn more about what kind of page you should have for your business? Facebook has millions and millions of users worldwide. Facebook is a way to reach an audience you can’t reach any other way and it is free! There are a lot of options and reasons to use Facebook for your business. Come to this class to learn more.

September Series

Title:Westlaw: Administrative Decisions & Guidance
Date:09/12/2017
Start Time:12:00 PM
Duration:1 hr
MCLE Credit: 1
Registration Fee:$30.00

Looking for better ways to search administrative decisions and expert guidance on Westlaw? If so, there is a class for that! As Administrative Decisions aren’t given traditional editorial enhancements, like headnotes or KeyNumbers, research strategies can be more mysterious, even to the most seasoned researcher. This class aims to provide you with the tools and strategies to find the information you need faster on Westlaw.

Title:Dragon Naturally Speaking Legal – Version 15
Date:09/13/2017
Start Time:10:30 AM
Duration:1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$10.00

Learn how to put your voice to work and improve the productivity of your legal practice. A Dragon representative will demonstrate the new Dragon Legal Individual-V15, which offers the ability to create, edit and format case files, contracts, briefs and more-all by voice for improved efficiency, reduced transcription time and costs, and faster document turnaround. You can sign up after this event for a hands-on immersion training. Cost will include software program, headset, instruction manual, and more.

Title: Litigation Solutions for Solos
Date:09/13/2017
Start Time:12:00 PM
Duration:1 hr
MCLE Credit: 1
Registration Fee:$30.00

Using the latest tools and content on Lexis.com, learn how to run with the “big dogs” by creating winning case strategies, drafting impressive documents, finding and  investigating expert witnesses, evaluating case outcomes, and effectively managing case files. This hands-on computer course will give you all the skills you need to succeed in the business and practice of law.

Title: Accounting for Litigators
Date:09/19/2017
Start Time:2:00 PM
Duration: 2 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2
Registration Fee:$55.00

Attorneys often tackle issues related to accounting but don’t always have the tools to fully understand the underlying accounting concepts or how the financial statements work. This presentation will provide a basic understanding of fundamental accounting concepts, an overview of the components of a set of financial statements and key financial metrics analyzed by readers of financial statements, and the use of financial statements in both litigated and non-litigated matters.

Title:Dragon Naturally Speaking Legal – Version 15
Date:09/20/2017
Start Time:10:30 AM
Duration:1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$10.00

A Dragon representative will demonstrate the new Dragon Legal Individual-V15, which offers the ability to create, edit and format case files, contracts, briefs and more-all by voice for improved efficiency, reduced transcription time and costs, and faster document turnaround. You can sign up after this event for a hands-on immersion training. Cost will include software program, headset, instruction manual, and more.

Title:Drafting Demurrer-proof and Sanction-proof Complaints
Date:09/21/2017
Start Time:2:00 PM
Duration: 2 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2
Registration Fee:$55.00

This presentation will cover the essential elements of a Complaint, i.e., identification of the parties, factual  allegations, all relevant Causes of Action & Demand for Judgment and verification. It will comprise foundational and drafting considerations, “Special  Demurrers,” surviving a Sanction Motion, and using resources.

Title: Public Records Act In the Digital Age
Date:09/27/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 2 hrs
MCLE Credit: 2
Registration Fee:$55.00

Technology and the methods for storing public records has changed dramatically in the last several years. The law is catching up with these changes, along with the techniques for complying with requests and reviewing data. Don Vilfer, JD, Founder of VAND Group LLC, will cover the recent legal developments regarding Public Records Act requests and cost-effective methods to produce or review produced documents. Recent cases regarding personal devices and cell phones and their relevance to Public Records Act requests will also be discussed along with efficient high-tech techniques for collecting and culling large data sets.

Title: Age Bias At Work: Scary, Pervasive and Looking For You
Date:09/29/2017
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Duration: 1.5 hrs
MCLE Credit: 1.5 (1 “Elimination of Bias” MCLE Credit)
Registration Fee:$50.00

Regrettably, the legal industry itself is rife with age bias. Legal professionals endure constant anxiety that they  are “too old,” as law firms award jobs and promotions to younger candidates at lower pay.  The careers of attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries are all impacted by age discrimination. Attorney David Graulich will describe the multiple ways that employers practice age bias while they strive to subvert federal and California law. He’ll explain what actions you can take to protect yourself, whether you are currently employed, seeking a job or planning a   career transition.