Celesq® Upcoming Webcasts

Date Published: 12/22/2017

Celesq® Announces January 2018 CLE: Ethics; Elimination of Bias; Competence and Addiction; Trial Skills; Sexual Harassment and Employment; Corporate and Securities

December 27, 2017-Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for January 2018:

Representing the Difficult Client: Ethical Considerations for All Attorneys (2732)
Moderated web cast: January 3, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

For attorneys who missed this web cast on September 26, 2017. In this program for all lawyers, Steve Bennett tackles the thorny issue of difficult clients, and covers the ethical considerations for dealing with them. Topics include: identifying the difficult client; managing expectations; withdrawal methods; and risk management techniques.

Not #metoo: Sexual Harassment and How to Prevent Being the Latest Headline (2805)
Live web cast: January 4, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

Don Samuels discusses what is sexual harassment and sexual assault; who is responsible for it; what are the legal liabilities and the costs, both economic and non-economic; and best practices for recognizing, addressing and preventing sexual harassment.

Positive Steps to Increase Gender Diversity and Eliminate Bias in the Legal Profession (2721)
Moderated web cast: January 10, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

For attorneys who missed this web cast on December 5, 2017. Referencing ABA Model Rule 8.4(g), Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris cover how gender stereotypes and biases adversely affect diversity, inclusion, and career opportunities for women attorneys, and offers tips and strategies for corporate legal departments and law firms to eliminate such bias.

Mental Health, Competence, Substance Abuse and Addiction in the Legal Profession: A Focus on Gender Distinctions (2726)
Moderated web cast: January 11, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

For attorneys who missed this web cast on December 14, 2017. Women and men lawyers differ in their development of alcohol use disorders, depression, stress, other mental illness; symptoms; willingness to get help; and most effective types of treatment. This program discusses these gender differences and help and resources available for men and women lawyers.

Ending the Discriminatory Consequences of Age Bias in the Legal Profession (2802)
Live web cast: January 17, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris discuss stereotypes and discriminatory biases against younger and older lawyers, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, ABA Model Rule 8.4(g), and techniques for attorneys and their legal organizations to end the discriminatory consequences of age bias.

Depositions for Discovery and Trial: An Advanced Look (2734)
Moderated web cast: January 23, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

For attorneys who missed this web cast on September 12, 2017. Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg discuss preparing for and taking depositions for both discovery and preparing for trial. Topics include: fact gathering, fact development, and theory testing; issues related to summary judgment motions and trial impeachment; differences among depositions of experts, percipient witnesses and company representatives pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 30(b)(6).

How to Investigate #metoo Claims: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for In-House Employment and Corporate Counsel (2804)
Live web cast: January 24, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here

Ann Kotlarski provides the nuts and bolts of conducting a prompt, thorough investigation into a “#metoo” claim alleging sexual harassment or misconduct in the workplace.

Confidentiality and Privilege: Ethics for In-House and Deal Lawyers (2803)
Live web cast: January 30, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

Michael Thompson and Jasmine Coo review key legal and ethical authorities governing confidentiality, privilege, and other ethical obligations with a focus on the many hats that in-house and transactional lawyers wear; discuss what is confidential or privileged and what isn't; and offer some tips to increase the likelihood that deal communications and drafts will be protected.

Ethical Conundrums in Cross-Border Corporate Investigations (2806)
Live web cast: January 31, 2018 (12:00 noon ET) Click here.

Bob Anello, Ben Fischer and Kostya Lantsman cover ethical issues for in-house and outside counsel in cross-border corporate investigations (foreign compelled testimony, electronic surveillance, searches, the corporate attorney-client privilege in the U.S. and abroad, etc.) and related ethics sources.

Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts, or to learn more about the programs, may visit www.celesq.com and click on Celesq® Upcoming Webcasts, accessed here

The web casts will be recorded and, like all Celesq® programs, will be available on demand and on CD directly from Celesq® (www.celesq.com). For more information about any of the programs, or to place an order from Celesq®, you may visit their web site at www.celesq.com and click on the program(s) in which you are interested; or email them at customer.care@celesq.com.


About Celesq® AttorneysEd Center
Celesq® AttorneysEd Center (www.celesq.com), a nationally-recognized leader in providing high-quality continuing legal education programs to attorneys throughout the United States, focuses on the hottest topics and latest trends in practice areas of particular interest to outside and in-house corporate attorneys and litigators. A pioneer in online CLE, Celesq® today offers its programs in a variety of convenient formats, including live web casts, online streaming audio and audio CDs. Contact Sharon Levine Mirsky, Esq., at (561) 241-1919 or slmirsky@celesq.com for more information.

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