Two Great ISBA Member Benefits Sponsored by
A Value of $1,344, Included with Membership

CLE

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how you can assist service members and veterans on a number of unique legal issues, including: how family law and military law issues oftentimes overlap; the employment rights of service members; the Illinois Veteran’s Court; Illinois’ established provisions for military personnel; and the recent interpretations of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).

As the practice of telemedicine grows in popularity, so does the list of legal and ethical issues that physicians and health care attorneys need to be aware of. Join us online on September 9, 2016 for a look at how you can help your health care clients stay up-to-date in this evolving and dynamic field. Attorneys with intermediate to advanced levels of practice experience will better understand: how patient/physician relationships are established in a virtual medical practice; the concern for continuity of care; the American Medical Association policies regarding telemedicine; regulatory issues and privacy concerns; and payment requirements. The program closes with a brief look at Teladoc v. Texas Medical Board, which has been entangled in a legal battle since 2011.

Some of the scariest stories are those where responsible lawyers who care about acting in an appropriate manner get into disciplinary trouble – because if it can happen to them, it can happen to us. Join us in Chicago or via live webcast on September 16, 2016 as our speaker, Stuart Teicher, gives us a guided tour along the path where common missteps are frequently made by otherwise honorable attorneys. Topics include: the responsibilities of a subordinate lawyer and what to do if you’re told to do something unethical; how to avoid making false statements or misrepresenting the truth in five key areas; the duties of a supervising attorney toward associate lawyers; the changing trends toward professionalism in the practice; conflicts of interest issues; keeping your attorney-client relationships at an appropriate level; and substance abuse and money issues.

Learn how to help your clients generate revenue stream from the intellectual property they already own! Many of your clients are ready to take their intellectual property rights to the next level...are you ready to advise them? Join us via the Internet on September 8, 2016 for this in-depth look at how you can help your clients achieve their business goals and avoid the pitfalls created by licensing their intellectual property. Intellectual property attorneys and general practitioners with basic practice experience who attend this online seminar will better understand: the benefits of licensing; how to use licensing to leverage intellectual property; what types of intellectual property should be licensed; the various types of licenses and what each protects; important terms of licensing agreements and the difference between assignment and licensing; using intellectual property as collateral; how to monitor licensees; addressing and resolving licensing disputes; and keeping an eye out for antitrust concerns. 

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With unlimited free access to a comprehensive 50-state and federal case law database, this is one benefit ISBA members should learn how to use! Check out these upcoming August Fastcase Training webinars:

Don’t miss this two-hour hot topic live webcast on June 29, 2016 that addresses property tax issues currently being considered by the Illinois General Assembly and Illinois Court in the post-Provena era and the ongoing Carle Foundation Case. State tax attorneys, CPAs, and attorneys with clients that are subject to or are exempt from Illinois income, sales and property tax who attend this seminar will better understand the potential property tax policy issues being considered and how Illinois income, sales, and property taxes may be impacted.

Join us from the comfort of your home or office on June 23, 2016 for this two-hour exploration of the rules and regulations for dealing with units of local government. Attorneys with basic to intermediate practice experience who are involved in the legalities of local government attending this seminar will learn: the basics for appearing before a municipality; what information is (and isn't) available through the Freedom of Information Act; the obligations of a government to provide an "Open Meeting"; the rules, regulations, and requirements for procurement bidding; and much more!

You negotiate every day. In fact, your ability to effectively negotiate may be the most critical skill you possess, yet most negotiate instinctively or intuitively. Don’t miss this Master Series seminar in Chicago on June 22, 2016 that trains you to approach negotiations with a strategic mindset, allowing you to become a more effective lawyer. And make no mistake – no matter how much you’ve negotiated, you can still learn. Adding that one new tactic may be the difference between winning and walking away empty-handed. Topics include: the golden rules of negotiation; gaining leverage with alternatives; using objective criteria and timing to your advantage; techniques for gathering information; generating creative solutions; dealing with “negotiation games”; ethical considerations; and much more.


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Barron K. Henley
Barron K. Henley
SECURITY IS ONLY AS GOOD AS THE WEAKEST LINK:
Simple Security Measures Every Lawyer Should Take
Presented by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company
Live Webcast | Tuesday, May 24 | Noon - 1PM
1 hour MCLE | 1* hour PMCLE

Program Speaker: Barron Henley

The Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.6(e) requires a lawyer to make "reasonable efforts" to prevent the disclosure of confidential client information. Comment 19 further stipulates that "reasonable precautions" must be taken to prevent client information from falling into the wrong hands.

Don’t miss this two-day program on June 2, 2016 – June 3, 2016 that’s designed to help attorneys who represent children. Under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 906(c)*, attorneys should receive ten hours of education every two years in child development; roles of guardians ad litem and child representatives; ethics in child custody cases; relevant substantive state, federal, and case law in custody and visitation matters; and family dynamics, including substance abuse, domestic abuse, and mental health issues. Topics for this seminar include: the requirements for those representing children in litigation; the challenges facing the next generation of advocates; the issues attorneys may face when dealing with client problems; recent changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act; legislative and case law updates; how to prepare children for litigation; how litigation may impact children; the work of non-attorney professionals in the parental allocation process; establishing parental responsibilities; structuring and scheduling parenting time; the rights of stepparents and grandparents; addressing domestic violence; and more. The roles of attorney, child representative and guardian ad litem are also discussed.