Free CLE Webinars for Lawyers:

 

The Myths and Mysteries of Substance Abuse
Join us for a Webinar on August 14, 2014

Many lawyers suffer from substance abuse – more than is typical in the general population. Fortunately, there are many attorneys who want to help to change that reality, but it's often hard to know where to start. Would you know how to identify substance abuse? Once you knew about the abuse, would you know how to help? So many things about substance abuse are a mystery to us and so many things that we hear are myths. What's the truth about substance abuse? Join this 60 minute webinar to learn facts about substance abuse and how to help. Terry Harrell, the Executive Director of the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program and Bree Buchanan, J.D., the Director of the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program both help lawyers suffering from substance abuse.

Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ.   This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE (ethics) credit hour in AL, AR, CO, ID, KS, KY, ME, MN, MS, NM, NC, NV, OH, OK, SC, and TX. This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE credit (substance abuse) in FL. This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE (Professionalism) credit in LA. This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE credit in GA and IL. This webinar is approved for 1 CLE (online) credit in IN. This webinar has been approved for 1.2 CLE credit hours (Professionalism) in MO. CLE credit is being applied for in multiple additional states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.

Date: August 14, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:05 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:05 Eastern Time and 10:00AM Pacific Time
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
Macintosh®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/526939169

Spotlight on Conflicts of Interest
Join us for a Webinar on September 16, 2014

Join J. Calhoun Watson, Member of Sowell Gray located in Columbia, South Carolina, and Sally Field, Attorney and Legal Professional Liability Leader of Attorney Protective, as they provide valuable insights on conflicts of interest. This webinar is back by popular demand and will provide tips on how to avoid conflicts of interests and discuss what actions to consider should a conflict of interest arise. The webinar will also include a review of applicable ethics rules.

Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ.  This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit hour (ethics) in AL, AR, CO, FL, ID, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, NM, NC, NV, OH, OK, SC, and TX.  This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE credit in GA and IL. This webinar is approved for 1 CLE (online) credit in IN. This webinar has been approved for 1.2 CLE credit hours (Professionalism) in MO. CLE credit is being applied for in multiple additional states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.

Date: September 16, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:05 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:05 Eastern Time and 10:00AM Pacific Time
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
Macintosh®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/709150465

Intake Procedures - Unleash Your Inner Detective
Join us for a Webinar on October 22, 2014

Unleash your inner detective with speakers Sally Field, Attorney and Legal Professional Liability Leader of Attorney Protective, and Christine Mast, Partner at Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young. Get out your note pad for some tips on intake procedures that may help you to lower your risk of malpractice claims. Topics include conflicts of interest, client relations, the ABA Model Rules and more.

Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ.  This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit hour (ethics) in AL, CO, FL, ID, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, NM, NC, NV, OH, OK, SC and TX. This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE credit in AR, GA, and IL. This webinar is approved for 1 CLE (online) credit in IN. This webinar has been approved for 1.2 CLE credit hours (Professionalism) in MO. CLE credit is being applied for in multiple additional states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.

Date: October 22, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:05 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:05 Eastern Time and 10:00AM Pacific Time
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
Macintosh®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/925101048

Ethical Marketing and Client Relations
Join us for a Webinar on November 18, 2014

Good marketing and client relations efforts are both practical and ethical. The right message can bring in new clients and motivate current clients to return with more business. The wrong message can spur the loss of a client and potentially cause you to face disciplinary proceedings. Join our webinar, Ethical Marketing and Client Relations, where speakers Sally Schmidt, President of Schmidt Marketing, and Sally Field, Attorney and Legal Professional Liability Leader of Attorney Protective, will share tips, best practices and practical solutions on topics including: model rules that apply to marketing, the importance of good client relations, marketing solutions, and how staff can assist in providing good client relations. CLE credit will be applied for in a number of states for this webinar – look here for CLE credit updates soon.

Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ.  This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit hour (Ethics) in AL, AR, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MO, MS, NM, NC, NV, OH, OK, SC and TX.  This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE (Professional Responsibility) credit hour in IL. This webinar is approved for 1 CLE (online) credit in IN. CLE credit is being applied for in multiple additional states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.

Date: November 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:05 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:05 Eastern Time and 10:00AM Pacific Time
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
Macintosh®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/453020752

Ethical Billing Practices for Today's Law Firm December 12, 2014

Your firms' billing practices can be the source of great frustration for your clients and can also land you in front of a disciplinary board. On the other hand, the right billing practices can reinforce the value of your services to your clients and spur more business. Your approach can make all the difference. Join speakers Sally Field, J.D. and Elaine Lenahan, J.D. to learn the ethical pitfalls to avoid and the tips to improve firm billing practices.

Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ.  This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit hour (ethics) in AL, AR, CO, FL, ID, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, NM, NC, NV, OH, OK, SC, and TX.  This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE credit (Professional Responsibility) in IL. This webinar is approved for 1 CLE (online) credit in IN. This webinar has been approved for 1.2 CLE credit hours (Professionalism) in MO. This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit in GA. CLE credit is being applied for in multiple additional states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.

Date: December 12, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:05 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:05 Eastern Time and 10:00AM Pacific Time
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
Macintosh®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/583688592

For information on your state's CLE requirements, please visit your state bar's website.