Only Three Months Left Until the CLE Compliance Deadline – Have You Earned Your Ten?

03/29/2019 - June 30th will be here before you know it. How many credits have you earned this year? Avoid late filing fees and attend a CLE.

Below are just some of the programs offered in April. Visit the CLE Calendar to see all the programs open for registration between now and the end of May. There are programs scheduled during the day, after work and the late afternoon. And don’t forget, you can take control of when and where you earn your credits by watching an on-demand program!


Defeating Summary Judgment Motions Or, Just the Facts!
Thursday, April 4, 2019
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
Also available as a live webcast!

Speaker:

Henry S. Monti, Esq.
Gemma Law Assoc. Inc.

The great fear plaintiffs’ attorneys have in a negligence case is that based on the law, summary judgment will be granted against their client. Come to this seminar and learn how the facet, especially based on recent case law, can defeat a summary judgment motion.


Depositions: Learn and Limits
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
5:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m., 1.5 credits + 0.5 ethics


Moderator:
Kristen Sloan Maccini, Esq.
K. Sloan Maccini Law & Mediation, LLC

Speaker:
Michael J. Colucci, Esq.
Olenn & Penza, LLP

Would you relish the opportunity to talk at length to opposing parties, with little or no interference or objection from their counsel, to see just what they have to say about your case? Ditto for witnesses?

Of course, the discovery rules allow for just that but if you don't learn everything deponents have to say, including the "bad stuff" they may say at trial, then you are not taking full advantage of the deposition tool and the discovery rules. Learn how to do it right from an experienced trial attorney.


Post Mortem Estate Planning
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 1.5 credits + 0.5 ethics
Also available as a live webcast!

Speakers:

David J. Correira, Esq., LLM
Correira & Correira LLP

Eric D. Correira, Esq., LLM
Correira & Correira LLP

Estate planning opportunities do not necessarily end when a person passes away.

Post-mortem estate planning provides the potential for a decedent's executor and/or trustee to take advantage of various elections and actions in order to minimize taxes and expenses. An attorney assisting an executor and/or trustee with estate and trust administration must be aware of the potential issues and options available in order to maximize the amount received by the decedent's beneficiaries.

Sign up today and learn new ways to assist your clients.


Criminal Law Practice in Rhode Island
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 2.5 credits + 0.5 ethics

Speakers:

Thomas M. Dickinson, Esq.
Law Offices of Thomas M. Dickinson

Christopher S. Gontarz, Esq.
Lynch & Pine, LLC

Hon. Maureen B. Keough
Associate Justice
Rhode Island Superior Court


Our panel of experienced practitioners will share their strategies for preparing a case and interviewing clients, as well as obtaining information and preparing motions. They will review the jurisdictional differences in Superior and District Courts, the Superior Court benchmarks for felony cases, and alternative sentencing.

This seminar is designed for new attorneys or attorneys new to criminal practice. It is a unique opportunity to hear from experienced practitioners and pick up some helpful hints, practical advice, and insight into the subtleties of practice in Rhode Island.


Designing a Law Firm Technology Platform
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., 2.0 credits

Speaker:

Jared D. Correia, Esq.
Founder and CEO
Red Cave Law Firm Consulting

With so much technology out there, it can be overwhelming to choose what’s best for your law firm.

At this engaging program our speaker will review your hardware and software options and discuss some of the tough choices you may have to make in order to run a successful law office. He will also discuss important, relevant issues, such as data security, efficiency and delegation.