Available Online CLE Courses

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Advising Clients on Buy/Sell Agreements
Often, ownership exits from a business can be accompanied by misinformation, high emotions and litigation. A properly-crafted buy-sell agreement can mitigate potential negative consequences by docu... Read More »
Often, ownership exits from a business can be accompanied by misinformation, high emotions and litigation. A properly-crafted buy-sell agreement can mitigate potential negative consequences by documenting the protocol and processes to be followed after a "triggering event" occurs. This program will provide an overview of the primary issues that should be considered when drafting or reviewing a buy-sell agreement to preserve the individual investments of each equity owner, as well as to ensure the success of the business into the future. The program will also highlight the important role played by the business advisor in this process. Close Full Description
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Allegheny County Discovery and Complex court - 2017 Update
Staying up on discovery trends and best practices - particularly those from within the local court - can make all the difference in a civil case. This program will feature a discussion with two All... Read More »
Staying up on discovery trends and best practices - particularly those from within the local court - can make all the difference in a civil case. This program will feature a discussion with two Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas judges who will discuss the latest discovery trends, practices and dynamics in Allegheny County. The judges will also offer an update on case assignment and management in the Allegheny County Commerce and Complex Litigation Center. The ACBA Civil Litigation Section holiday party will immediately follow the CLE. Close Full Description
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Five Things I Wish I'd Known About Oral Arguments As A Young Lawyer
Are you a young lawyer preparing to argue your first hearing? Have you already argued before a judge but want to fine tune your skills? This CLE offers the opportunity for young lawyers to learn di... Read More »
Are you a young lawyer preparing to argue your first hearing? Have you already argued before a judge but want to fine tune your skills? This CLE offers the opportunity for young lawyers to learn directly from accomplished judges and seasoned litigators, who will share practical oral argument tips. Specific topics include taking the first steps to preparing an argument, effectively presenting an argument to the judge and everything in between. This is the third in the YLD's Five Things I Wish I'd Known as a Young Lawyer series, which offers young lawyers the opportunity to gain valuable insight from experienced practitioners. Close Full Description
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Five Things I Wish I'd Known About Preparing For Trial As A Young Attorney
Preparing for a trial can be intimidating, particularly for a young attorney. This program focuses on the role of young lawyers in preparing cases for trial. Even in complex cases, young lawyers ar... Read More »
Preparing for a trial can be intimidating, particularly for a young attorney. This program focuses on the role of young lawyers in preparing cases for trial. Even in complex cases, young lawyers are often responsible for motions in limine, proposed voir dire, witness lists, deposition designations, trial subpoenas and more. With trials becoming more rare, young lawyers often lack the opportunity to develop the experience and skills needed to prepare a case for trial. This panel of experienced trial practitioners will share their insight on young lawyers' role on a trial team and what they can do to effectively prepare for trial.

This is the fourth in the YLD's series, which offers young lawyers the opportunity to gain valuable insight from experienced practitioners. Close Full Description
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Transgender Rights, Issues and Clients
News headlines in recent months frequently involve transgender legal issues. Topics range from transgender individuals in the military, schools and the workplace to bathroom debates and general dis... Read More »
News headlines in recent months frequently involve transgender legal issues. Topics range from transgender individuals in the military, schools and the workplace to bathroom debates and general discrimination. During this CLE, the panel will discuss emerging transgender legal topics, the basic ethical components of representing transgender clients and addressing transgender individuals both in and out of the courtroom. The program will also touch on legislation involving transgender issues and related local and state programs. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss these and other topics with members of the bench, bar, ACBA Civil Litigation Section and LGBT Rights Committee at a reception immediately following the program. Close Full Description

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