ICE Raids, Sealing & Expunging Criminal Convictions, Ethics of Legal Marketing, and More…

01/09/2020 - The Bar’s CLE programs are a great way to learn something new or expand your knowledge. This year we’re increasing the number of live webcasts offered. All seven programs offered in January are available to you as a webcast! To sign up, visit the CLE Calendar or click on the links below. 


Preparing Your Client for an ICE Raid
Thursday, January 16, 2020

12:45 – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
RI Law Center, Cranston
Also available as a live webcast!

Speaker:
Joseph M. Flynn, Esq.
Molina Flynn Law Offices

ICE raids have reached a record high. They are more prevalent in sanctuary cities and with employers using e-verify. Attend this program and recognize what sparks an ICE raid, tips for advising, defending your client against ICE enforcement actions, and how organizations can maintain compliance.


Clearing the Record: Sealing and Expunging Criminal Convictions
Friday, January 24, 2020

12:45 – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
RI Law Center, Cranston
Also available as a live webcast!

Speaker:
John P. Larochelle, Esq.
LaRochelle Law Office

This program reviews the types of convictions that can be cleared in Rhode Island and the conditions that must be met in order to seal and expunge criminal records. These include motor vehicle infractions, misdemeanors, decriminalized offenses, felonies, and prostitution and solicitation to commit a sexual act. Attend this program and find out how to best help your clients.


Lies, Damn Lies & Legal Marketing: The Ethics of Legal Marketing
Friday, January 31, 2020

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
ONLY available as a live webcast

What is effective advertising in other fields is rarely acceptable in the field of law.

In this entertaining ethics course, Sean Carter examines in detail the ethical rules concerning marketing and their practical implications. The program also covers common advertising strategies employed by attorneys, and the pitfalls many attorneys will encounter.