MCLE Test Index
All the tests in this list are approved for one hour of MCLE credit.
The Los Angeles County Bar Association has been approved as a continuing legal education provider of Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. This self-study activity will qualify for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one hour.
No. 267: 2016 Ethics Roundup - (Legal Ethics credit) April 2017 - Last year attorneys in the state found relief from malpractice claims under statutes regarding one-year tolling limitations anti anti-SLAPP provisions.
No. 266: Perils of Third-Party Funding - March 2017 - If counsel discloses work product to a third-party financier who has no interest in maintaining confidentiality, work-product protection may be waived.
No. 265: Ready Capital - February 2017 - Opening up unprecedented investment opportunities, the JOBS Act's lack of registration also engenders potential risks.
No. 264: Out of the Courts - January 2017 - Finding ways to deal with the prohibition on dual-tracking is a key part of avoiding foreclosure litigation.
No. 263: Finding the Path - December 2016 - New partnership audit rules to be enacted in 2018 provide important changes to existing regulations that need to be considered in drafting current partnership agreements.
No. 262: Lemon Law - November 2016 - Many UCC defenses once available in California have been abrogated or minimized as causes of action under prevailing warranty law.
No. 261: Surviving the Appraiser Shortage - October 2016 - Attorneys who need to meet minimum appraisal and appraiser requirements in their practices have various options.
No. 260: A Right to a View - September 2016 - Covenants that run with the land and equitable servitudes are both fundamental to land use restrictions that protect views
No. 259: Fashion Sense - July/August 2016 - Preserving a clothing brand requires a carefully analyzed application of the four main instruments of protection
No. 258: Trouble at Home - June 2016 In California, an employer cannot sue an in-house attorney employee for malpractice negligence arising from acts that are within the scope of employment
No. 257: Fairly Simple - May 2016 A three-question test may be used to gauge fair use in nonfiction
No. 256: 2015 Ethics Roundup (Legal Ethics credit) - April 2016 In a year marked by political upheaval at the State Bar, attorneys faced ethical challenges in the areas of disqualification, attorney-client privilege, technology, statutes of limitation, and malpractice
No. 255: Work Made For Hiring - March 2016 In California, a person who enters into a written agreement to produce works made for hire is an employee
No. 254: Judgment Way - February 2016 Examinations, liens, turnover orders, levies, and investigative techniques are among the tools available to compel judgment debtors to meet their obligations
No. 253: Homes away from Home - January 2016 Foreign buyers of California residential real estate must consider how best to address concerns of privacy, liability exposure, and taxation.
No. 252: Trouble at School - December 2015 For-profit career colleges have faced suits and investigations for misleading advertising, predatory lending, and inflated job placement numbers.
No. 251: The Measure of Misconduct - November 2015 California and federal law differ on the admissibility of juror bias and the consideration of matters outside the record.
No. 250: Maroney's Minefield - October 2015 California offers a very narrow procedural gateway but broad substantive grounds for a new trial.
No. 249: Evidently Objectionable - September 2015 A recent Judicial Council report recommends amending Section 437c of the Code of Civil Procedure to provide greater clarity for rulings on objections to evidence.