CLE Classifieds

CLE LISTINGS FOR February 23rd, 2015
THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL

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This is a directory of major continuing legal education programs being conducted throughout the country during the next several months.

Within each subject category seminars are listed chronologically by the date the program is being conducted. Also included are the locations and sponsors of each seminar. The sponsors pay for inclusion in this listing.

The next CLE directory will be published on April 6th, 2015. For further information and reservations contact The National Law Journal: Indera Singh, Senior Account Manager (212) 457-9471 or isingh@alm.com at 120 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10271.

Index of Subjects

Automobile Law | Bankruptcy | CLE | Corporate Counsel | E-Discovery | Ethics & Professional Responsibility | General Counsel | Health Law | International Law | Legal Technology | New Partners | Online CLE |

Automobile Law

April 8-10, 2015. 2015 Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Liability Litigation

Location: The Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, Phoenix, AZ
Sponsor: American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
Contact: Donald.quarles@americanbar.org; Internet: www.americanbar.org/tips

Speaker: N/A

Highlights:Mark your calendars for April 8-10, 2015 and plan to attend the premiere national CLE in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation. This program, celebrating its 25nd year, will return to the beautifully appointed Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa. Whether you represent defendants, plaintiffs or work in-house, this is a must-attend event if your practice includes motor vehicle related litigation or products liability law.

This program will feature leading figures from the industry, in-house counsel, and master trial and appellate lawyers covering the issues that are on the cutting edge of what is happening in both the industry and the courtroom. Among the faculty, are leading trial lawyers from throughout the country, along with senior in-house counsel for manufacturers such as General Motors, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Kia, Mazda, Polaris Industries, Navistar, Caterpillar, Kawasaki, Takata, Bosch and Goodyear.

Our faculty of experienced counsel and experts will address legal and technical issues relevant to motor vehicle litigation, as well as recent developments in crashworthiness, 3D Faro technology and failure analysis, autonomous vehicles, class actions, regulatory developments, litigating asbestos cases, trial related topics, and issues unique to component part manufacturers, tire companies, ATV and motor cycle manufacturers, and much more!

Number of Credits: This program is expected to qualify for 17.25 hours of Continuing Legal Education Credit (CLE)

Cost: $225 - $720

Bankruptcy

April 16-19, 2015. 33rd Annual Spring Meeting

Location: Renaissance Washington DC Downtown; Washington, D.C.
Sponsor: American Bankruptcy Institute
Contact: Jennifer Dugas (703) 739-0800 x 961; e-mail jdugas@abiworld.org; Internet www.abi.org/asm15?nlj
Speakers: 23 bankruptcy judges and nationally recognized insolvency practitioners. For a complete list of the speakers, visit www.abi.org/asm15?nlj

Highlights: The 33rd Annual Spring Meeting features a roster of the best national speakers, and the depth and scope of topics offer something for everyone. Four concurrent workshops will cover various topics including programs for attorneys in large and small commercial cases, a track for professional development and a track dealing solely with consumer issues. The conference offers more than18.25/22 hours of CLE/CPE in some states and ethics totaling 3.25/4 hours. In addition, nine committee sessions will drill down on topics covered in the larger sessions to provide you with the most practical and varied CLE experience ever. Networking opportunities abound. The networking event of the year, the Opening Reception, draws over 1,000 insolvency professionals each year - you can’t afford to miss it!

Number of Credits: 18.5/22 hours of CLE/CPE credit available including 3/3.5 hours of ethics

Cost: $995 for members, $1,270 for non-members

CLE

June 3-4, 2015. 27th Annual General Counsel Conference

Location: New York Marriott, New York, NY
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Jennifer Coniglio (212) 457-7926; e-mail: jconiglio@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, Senior Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Legal Officers

Highlights: Corporate Counsel magazine is pleased to announce the 27th Annual General Counsel Conference, to be held June 3-4, 2015 in New York. The General Counsel Conference is designed to provide general counsel with access to their best and brightest peers and an understanding of what is working in the world’s best legal departments. Attendees will gain insight into the innovative practices and processes in place to manage some of the most difficult corporate and legal issues of today.

July 13-14, 2015. Legaltech West Coast

Location: Grand Hyatt, San Francisco, CA
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Jennifer Coniglio (212) 457-7926; e-mail: jconiglio@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: CIOs, IT Professionals, Litigation Support Professionals, KM Managers, Law Librarians, In-House Counsel, Law Firm Attorneys, Para Professionals, Managing Partners, Practice Area Leaders, Executive Directors, Chief Operating Officers

Highlights: Legaltech West Coast will place you at the vanguard of this cutting edge industry with illustrious keynote speakers, stellar educational programming and latest advances in technology to help you in your quest for staying at the forefront of technology. Legaltech continues to provide you with a conduit for learning, networking and exploring the very latest in legal technology.

Corporate Counsel

March 2, 2015. The U.S. – China Legal Summit

Location: JW Marriott Hong Kong
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Rhiannon Van Ross 44 (0) 20 7766 5240; e-mail: rvanross@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: in-house counsel; corporate executives

Highlights: ALM, the publisher of The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Asian Lawyer is pleased to present The 3rd Annual U.S. – China Legal Summit. This one-day event is designed for in-house counsel and corporate executives navigating today’s complex global business environment.

June 3-4, 2015. 27th Annual General Counsel Conference

Location: New York Marriott, New York, NY
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Jennifer Coniglio (212) 457-7926; e-mail: jconiglio@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, Senior Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Legal Officers

Highlights: Corporate Counsel magazine is pleased to announce the 27th Annual General Counsel Conference, to be held June 3-4, 2015 in New York. The General Counsel Conference is designed to provide general counsel with access to their best and brightest peers and an understanding of what is working in the world’s best legal departments. Attendees will gain insight into the innovative practices and processes in place to manage some of the most difficult corporate and legal issues of today.

E-Discovery

May 15, 2015. Ninth Annual National Institute on E-Discovery: Practical Solutions for Dealing with Electronically Stored Information (ESI)

Location: Proskauer Rose LLP, Eleven Times Square (Entrance at Northwest corner of Eighth Avenue & 41st Street), New York, NY
Sponsor: American Bar Association Section of Litigation
Contact: Emily Roschek (312) 988-6118; Email: Emily.Roschek@americanbar.org; Internet: www.ShopABA.org/2015edv

Speakers: Varies, please refer to Institute Web site: www.ShopABA.org/2015edv

Highlights: Nationally-acclaimed E-Discovery professionals will convene for a full day to analyze and discuss the latest developments and best strategies for managing the E-Discovery process.

Noted practitioners and jurists will address:

• Practical tips for managing litigation holds

• Preserving personal data devices in light of the varying interpretations of “possession, custody, and control.”

• Judges’ perspectives on the Proposed Federal Rule of Civil Procedure amendments

• Recent court decisions, as reviewed by one of the industry’s leading authorities on E-Discovery case law

Number of Credit: 7.25 CLE | Including 1.0 hours of Ethics Credit

Cost: Early Bird Rates Effective Now through March 20, 2015: $575 General Public | $535 ABA Members | $495 Section of Litigation Members | $520 Government

Ethics & Professional Responsibility

April 16-19, 2015. 33rd Annual Spring Meeting

Location: Renaissance Washington DC Downtown; Washington, D.C.
Sponsor: American Bankruptcy Institute
Contact: Jennifer Dugas (703) 739-0800 x 961; e-mail jdugas@abiworld.org; Internet www.abi.org/asm15?nlj
Speakers: 23 bankruptcy judges and nationally recognized insolvency practitioners. For a complete list of the speakers, visit www.abi.org/asm15?nlj

Highlights: The 33rd Annual Spring Meeting features a roster of the best national speakers, and the depth and scope of topics offer something for everyone. Four concurrent workshops will cover various topics including programs for attorneys in large and small commercial cases, a track for professional development and a track dealing solely with consumer issues. The conference offers more than18.25/22 hours of CLE/CPE in some states and ethics totaling 3.25/4 hours. In addition, nine committee sessions will drill down on topics covered in the larger sessions to provide you with the most practical and varied CLE experience ever. Networking opportunities abound. The networking event of the year, the Opening Reception, draws over 1,000 insolvency professionals each year - you can’t afford to miss it!

Number of Credits: 18.5/22 hours of CLE/CPE credit available including 3/3.5 hours of ethics

Cost: $995 for members, $1,270 for non-members

July 13-14, 2015. Legaltech West Coast

Location: Grand Hyatt, San Francisco, CA
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Jennifer Coniglio (212) 457-7926; e-mail: jconiglio@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: CIOs, IT Professionals, Litigation Support Professionals, KM Managers, Law Librarians, In-House Counsel, Law Firm Attorneys, Para Professionals, Managing Partners, Practice Area Leaders, Executive Directors, Chief Operating Officers

Highlights: Legaltech West Coast will place you at the vanguard of this cutting edge industry with illustrious keynote speakers, stellar educational programming and latest advances in technology to help you in your quest for staying at the forefront of technology. Legaltech continues to provide you with a conduit for learning, networking and exploring the very latest in legal technology.

General Counsel

June 3-4, 2015. 27th Annual General Counsel Conference

Location: New York Marriott, New York, NY
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Jennifer Coniglio (212) 457-7926; e-mail: jconiglio@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, Senior Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Legal Officers

Highlights: Corporate Counsel magazine is pleased to announce the 27th Annual General Counsel Conference, to be held June 3-4, 2015 in New York. The General Counsel Conference is designed to provide general counsel with access to their best and brightest peers and an understanding of what is working in the world’s best legal departments. Attendees will gain insight into the innovative practices and processes in place to manage some of the most difficult corporate and legal issues of today.

Health Law

May 13-15, 2015. 25th Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud

Location: Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach, 4525 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Sponsor: American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section
Contact: Earnestine Murphy(312) 988-6204; Email: Earnestine.Murphy@americanbar.org; Internet: www.ShopABA.org/2015health

Speakers: Varies, please refer to Institute Web site: www.ShopABA.org/2015health

Highlights: The 25th Anniversary National Institute on Health Care Fraud provides an opportunity to hear directly from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General, Daniel R. Levinson; U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Leslie R. Caldwell; U.S. Attorney General, Wilfredo A. Ferrer and assistant attorney generals from around the nation about the past, present, and future of government healthcare enforcement priorities. This program is ideal for health care attorneys, regulators, prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, and qui tam relators’ counsel.

Attendees will hear from top government leaders, renowned defense and relators’ counsel on strategies that may be implemented immediately in day-to-day practice.

Number of Credit: 16.0 CLE | Including 1.0 hours of Ethics Credit

Cost: Early Bird Rates Effective Now through March 5, 2015: $1,190 General Public | $1,095 ABA Members | $950 Criminal Justice Section Members | $950 Health Law Section Members | $950 Young Lawyers Division Members | $950 National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units Members

International Law

March 2, 2015. The U.S. – China Legal Summit

Location: JW Marriott Hong Kong
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Rhiannon Van Ross 44 (0) 20 7766 5240; e-mail: rvanross@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: in-house counsel; corporate executives

Highlights: ALM, the publisher of The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Asian Lawyer is pleased to present The 3rd Annual U.S. – China Legal Summit. This one-day event is designed for in-house counsel and corporate executives navigating today’s complex global business environment.

Legal Technology

July 13-14, 2015. Legaltech West Coast

Location: Grand Hyatt, San Francisco, CA
Sponsor: ALM Events
Contact: Program: Jennifer Coniglio (212) 457-7926; e-mail: jconiglio@alm.com
; Sales: Al Liberty (212) 457-9486: aliberty@alm.com; Internet www.almevents.com

Who Should Attend: CIOs, IT Professionals, Litigation Support Professionals, KM Managers, Law Librarians, In-House Counsel, Law Firm Attorneys, Para Professionals, Managing Partners, Practice Area Leaders, Executive Directors, Chief Operating Officers

Highlights: Legaltech West Coast will place you at the vanguard of this cutting edge industry with illustrious keynote speakers, stellar educational programming and latest advances in technology to help you in your quest for staying at the forefront of technology. Legaltech continues to provide you with a conduit for learning, networking and exploring the very latest in legal technology.

New Partners

April 17, 2015. National Institute for New Partners

Location: American Bar Association, 1050 Connecticut Ave., NW, Ste. 400, Washington, DC
Sponsor: American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Contact: Shannon Burke (312) 988-6192; Email: Shannon.Burke@americanbar.org; Internet: www.americanbar.org

Speakers: Varies, please refer to Institute Web site: www.shopaba.org/2015newpartners

Highlights: Your energy, leadership and commitment have made you’re a partner at your law firm. Now that you have advanced, where should your focus turn? Join top national practitioners as they discuss some of the key additional financial and personal considerations associated with becoming partner.

<• Gain practical knowledge on how to polish their business-building skills

<• Learn how to effectively increase profitability for the firm

<• Develop cross-selling techniques

Number of Credit: 4.0 CLE | Including 2.75 hours of Ethics Credit

Cost: $450 General Public | $375 ABA Members | $325 Young Lawyers Division Members | $325 Professional Development Consortium Members | $325 Virginia Beach Bar Association Members | $325 Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia/WBA Foundation Members

Online CLE

Earn CLE Credits Online at CLECenter.com

Location: www.CLECenter.com
Sponsor: CLECenter.com
Contact: Call a CLE Counselor at (800) 348-0466; CLE-Counselor@alm.com

Highlights: Publishers of The National Law Journal and Law.com bring you CLECenter.com, the premier provider of Online Continuing Legal Education. CLECenter.com makes compliance simple and convenient with seamless online tracking and 24/7 access. We feature state accredited, high-quality audio and video content in various practice areas from the New York City Bar, the Los Angeles County Bar, The Recorder, Texas Lawyer, and many more. Take advantage of this exclusive offer for The National Law Journal subscribers and enter promotion code NLJCLE20 at checkout to receive 20% off your entire purchase at CLECenter.com. Offer ends 03/30/2015.