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Go Big or Go Home: A Primer on Multidistrict Litigation (March 14, 2019)

Program Number: 2934 Presenter: Redi Kasollja, Esq., Michael Thompson, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** With the use of multidistrict litigation (MDL) on the rise, it is increasingly important for in-house and outside counsel to be versed in the basics of MDLs. The MDL process, however, can seem mysterious and daunting. In this program, Michael Thompson and Redi Kasollja will walk you through the fundamentals of MDLs, providing you tips and tricks that will leave you ahead of the curve.

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Maximizing Cause Challenges: Getting Jurors to Reveal Bias and Admit They Can’t Be Fair (March 7, 2019)

Program Number: 2932 Presenter: Christina Marinakis, J.D., Psy. D

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** Every juror filters your arguments and evidence through a lens crafted from their attitudes and experiences; the key to a successful jury selection is identifying and removing the jurors who will have difficulty seeing the case from your perspective. In this webcast, renown jury consultant, Dr. Christina Marinakis, Esq., examines the fundamental characteristics that tend to distinguish plaintiff supporters from defense supporters and presents research-based techniques for eliciting bias from the venire members. Her six-step method for obtaining cause challenges presents real-life examples and explains the psychological foundations for why they work. Implementing these techniques will not only identify the worst jurors for your case,

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Cartel Enforcement: What You Don’t Know Could Cost You—So Listen in and Know It (Feb 27, 2019)

Program Number: 2931 Presenter: Robert E. Connolly, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** This program will give you critical information to avoid a crippling cartel investigation; an insider’s look at how to deal with the Antitrust Division if an investigation does occur; and if things go really south, how to limit the damage for the company and its executives. Topics Covered: • What are the DOJ’s priorities at this time? • Key provisions of an effective compliance program • Counseling executives on how to deal with the FBI—before the knock on the door! • The Antitrust Division’s Corporate Leniency Program • Getting business done during an investigation • Negotiating with the Antitrust Division if a case is going to be

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Substance Abuse and Addiction in the Legal Profession (Feb 28, 2019)

Program Number: 2930 Presenter: Joan Bibelhausen, JD

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** Studies show that lawyers are at greater risk for alcohol and other substance use disorders, depression, other mental illness and stress than members of other professions or the general population. There is a clearly recognized continuum where unresolved chronic stress becomes a predictor for addiction and mental illness. By understanding lawyer stress, this continuum, and the facts about addiction and mental illness, lawyers can reduce their risk and, hopefully, get help earlier when there is a problem. Signs, symptoms, risk factors and recovery regarding these problems will be presented. The discussion will include new initiatives and tools to reduce risk as well as information on

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A Primer on International Taxation (March 21, 2019)

Program Number: 2929 Presenter: Jacob Stein, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** This will be a discussion on inbound taxation (foreigners doing business or investing in the U.S.). Attendees will learn the important aspects such as income taxes applicable to non-resident aliens, pre-immigration planning, FIRPTA, and ownership structures for non-resident aliens. The discussion will also touch on the changes to international taxation brought about by the new tax act.

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Achieving Success in 2019: 5 Tips for Success in Private Practice

Program Number: 2928 Presenter: Matt Starosciak, Esq.

Whether 2018 was your firm’s best year ever or one of the very worst, nothing provides more opportunity for success than a new year. But what are the steps you must take to ensure the upcoming year is exceptional from both revenue and career satisfaction perspectives? What are the simple tools and resources you can implement today to help achieve your goals? How do you set realistic objectives, measure what impacts success, and work through the tough challenges you’ll face in the coming 12 months? Celesq AttorneysEdCenter and Thomson Reuters is committed to the success of all attorneys in private practice and is pleased to provide the CLE titled Achieving Success in 2019: 5 Tips for Winning as a Private Practice by Matt Starosciak, one of the nation’s leading experts in law firm consulting and business development.

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New and Emerging Data Challenges (Jan 11, 2019)

Program Number: 2927 Presenter: Martha K. Louks, Jason Paroff, Peter J. Pizzi, Esq., Sagi Sam

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** The way we communicate and conduct business is evolving rapidly, and eDiscovery must be able to track and support varied methods of communication. Emerging data types such as audio files, company chats, and mobile notation applications, create challenges for e-discovery groups, including their ability to preserve, collect and analyze it all. Discovery can be greatly expedited with technologies and use of an outside party. Modern eDiscovery teams in the financial sector should understand what types of data are emerging, how to choose technology for review and interpretation, and when to seek third-party help. During this 60-minute program, our panelists will discuss: • What e-discovery and legal professionals in the financial sector are identifying as new and emerging data types, and how to treat and analyze them • Proactive steps e-discovery

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Designing and Drafting the Integrated Estate Planning Structure (April 16, 2019)

Program Number: 2924 Presenter: Andrew Bechel, Esq., Edward D. Brown, Esq., GreenspoonMarder, PA

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Asset protection practitioners need to be well-versed in the relevant core concepts before endeavoring to assist their clients with a plan’s design and implementation. In this program, Edward D. Brown will provide an in-depth introduction to the conceptual design and implementation of a client’s overall integrated estate plan. Areas of discussion will include what is an integrated estate planning trust (“IEPT”), what is a limited partnership, a general overview of an integrated estate plan, balancing protection with flexibility, how much of the client’s overall estate should one set out to protect, an overview of available integrated estate planning techniques, whether an IEPT should stand alone or be integrated with the client’s overall estate plan, the trustee selection process and whether an IEPT’s settlor(

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Recent Developments in Asset Protection Planning During 2018 and into 2019 (March 12, 2019)

Program Number: 2923 Presenter: Edward D. Brown, Esq., GreenspoonMarder, PA, Jacqueline Z. Fox, Esq., LL.M.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** This presentation will cover "takeaways" from past cases, including the more recent developments. Mr. Brown will discuss how these cases continue to create a blueprint for how to properly structure asset protection and estate plans and how best to administer those already in place. The importance of timing will also be analyzed with respect to wealth transfers.

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Subtle Harassment, Code Words and Implicit Bias: Proving Everyday Discrimination in Court

Program Number: 2921 Presenter: Taylor J. Crabill, Esq., Lawrence M. Pearson, Esq.

For employment law practitioners, egregious and high-profile incidents and allegations are not the only matters that generate litigation. More subtle forms of bias are often central to sustaining or defending against a discrimination or harassment claim, as many cases do not include a “smoking gun” piece of evidence or an allegation that neatly fulfills the various requirements of a cause of action. Bias on the part of managers or coworkers also does not always present itself or cause harm in obvious, open ways. Federal and state courts have grappled with how facially neutral statements, particularly when combined with other evidence and unequal practices, may show workplace discrimination. Similarly, subtle, indirect and unwelcome sexual advances or other mistreatment can support harassment claims under the law. This presentation will discuss how attorneys for employees can develop claims in the absence of openly discriminatory comments, and how employers can evaluate exposure and investigate

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