1. Title: Ethics: All You Need to Know (2012)
Date Recorded: 12/01/2012
Hours: 4 hrs CLE credit (includes 4 hrs ethics credit)
Description: This seminar will give participants the opportunity to learn about important ethical issues that have a direct impact on the practice of law from the top practitioners in the field and to acquire four hours of ethics credit at the same time.
2. Title: Asset Protection: State of the Art
Date Recorded: 2/28/2013
Hours: 3.25 hrs CLE credit
From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects of asset protection planning (i.e., what works and what does not), this program will teach you everything you need to know about protecting your assets from plaintiffs and creditors. The speaker will cover specific planning strategies and solutions, including planning with community property, business entities, and domestic and foreign trusts. Specific emphasis will be placed on protecting assets in a troubled economy, including protection from lenders and landlords holding personal guarantees. You'll learn various ways, from the very simple to the very sophisticated, to protect specific assets common to all clients: houses, bank and brokerage accounts, rental real estate, businesses and professional practices, and retirement plans.
3. Title: Breakfast with the Experts: Injunctions, Receiverships, and Attachments
Date Recorded: 1/23/2013
Hours: 1 hr of CLE credit
Learn what the judges and commissioners in the Prejudgment Remedies Departments (85, 86, 12, and 90A) of the Los Angeles Superior Court Central District expect of practitioners regarding injunctions, writs of attachment and possession, and receiverships.
4. Title: Hot Topics in California Real Estate and Title Law: The Top 10 Cases of 2012
Date Recorded: 2/06/2013
Hours: 1 hr of CLE credit
Description: The speakers will cover important cases decided by California courts and the U.S. Supreme Court in 2012 that impact the practice of real estate law in California. The program is designed to give a quick overview of important developments in the law that all real estate lawyers in California should know.
5. Title: Equitable Easement
Date Recorded: 4/16/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE credit
Description: Explore the judicially created right to use another's property. Originally designed to protect the innocent encroacher from having to remove structures that do not substantially impact the land of the encroachee, it has been expanded to include rights of way where the dominant tenant cannot meet the traditionally recognized requisites of an easement by implication, prescription, or necessity. This program will include the background on and the development of equitable easements, their practical applications, and ways they may be extended in the future.
6. Title: Discrimination Update: Enforcement Initiatives, Systemic Cases, and Advanced Topics in
Date Recorded: 5/18/2013
Hours: 3 hrs CLE credit
A representative from the Department of Fair Employment and Housing along with plaintiff and defense counsel specializing in this area will discuss litigation and trial strategies, recent case law and regulatory developments, and company policy best practices in the areas of reasonable accommodation, interactive process, and leaves of absence. A representative from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission joined by seasoned plaintiff and defense attorneys will speak on recent initiatives in enforcement of systemic discrimination laws and emerging trends in litigation in this area.
7. Title: Sex, Bias and Substance Abuse — Those Hard to Get MCLE Credits
Date Recorded: 1/29/2013
Hours: 2 hrs CLE credit (includes 1 hr of Elimination of Bias and 1 hr of Substance Abuse)
This program is presented by experts for the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law and will address current issues related to the elimination of bias in the legal profession and judicial system, including (1) ways in which compensation packages by law firms and other legal employers often adversely affect employees who are in same-sex relationships, including marriages; (2) experiences and treatment of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons as jurors and court users; and (3) the federal litigation challenging Proposition 8 (Perry v. Brown). Professionals at the well-known Promises Treatment Center will address intervention, education, and treatment of addicted lawyers.