Autumn Days Are Here Again...with New CLEs!

09/22/2017 - Fall is officially here and with it comes apple pies, pumpkin-flavored everything, leaves changing color, and the start of the new CLE year!

There are some old favorites and new programs too. Below is just a sampling of all the programs being offered in October. Click on the links below to register today and reserve your spot!

Medical Malpractice:  From First Phone Call to Verdict
Thursday, October 12
Also available as a live webcast!
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
1.0 Credit

This seminar will offer a step-by-step path to successfully representing the plaintiff in a medical malpractice action, as well as the strategy of a good defense.

The speaker will discuss how to:
  • Vet your prospective client and case
  • Understand the statute of limitations
  • Obtain medical records
  • Find the right expert (qualifications and deposition/trial experience)
  • Anticipate and prepare for a Daubert challenge
  • And use your expert's knowledge and experience to your advantage.

Long-Term Care Survival Guide:
Navigating the RI LTSS Program for Nursing Home Residents

Friday, October 13
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
2.0 Credits + 0.5 Ethics

The average private pay cost for one month's stay in a nursing home is a staggering $9,113. In this seminar, we will discuss how to determine if an individual qualifies to receive RI Medical Assistance and how you, as the attorney, can help your clients navigate the complex rules and application process.

Join us for lunch and learn all about:
  • the interplay between Medicare and Medicaid
  • how to determine if a client  qualifies for Medical Assistance
  • the application process, asset transfers and
  • transfer penalties
  • the look-back period
  • common traps for the unwary attorney
  • and ethical issues involved in such cases
If you advise elderly clients, don't miss this informative program!

Probate: Train Your Brain
Thursday, October 19
Also available as a live webcast!
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
1.0 Credit

This advanced session will cover issues and petitions that arise while handling a Probate Estate as well as in Guardianship Estates. You will learn:
  • Sale of Estate Property
  • Settlement of Pre-Petition Claims
  • Discovery
  • Disallowances
  • Wrongful Death Settlements
  • Guardian Accounts and Annual Reports
  • Closing the Probate Estate

Recent Developments in the Law 2017
Wednesday, October 25
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6.0 Credits + 1.0 Ethics Credit

Join us at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick for the seminar where all the work has been done for you! You will also earn a majority of your credits for the compliance year in one day, and enjoy a networking lunch!

Our speakers have been preparing for several months, watching legislation and researching the hottest cases of the year in the areas of probate and trust, receiverships & bankruptcy law, criminal law, real estate, civil procedure, family law, and torts & evidentiary issues. This is an annual favorite;  the end of October will be here before you know it! Register today!

A Crash Course in Handling Your First Automobile Accident Case
Tuesday, October 31
Also available as a live webcast!
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
1.0 Credit

This seminar will provide a high-level overview of what you need to know before handling your first auto accident case. The speaker will discuss:
  • Screening a case
  • Client intake
  • Liability
  • Damages
  • Causation
  • Negotiating
  • Filing Suit
  • Discovery
  • Arbitration
  • Trial
If you have never taken one on, the thought of it may seem overwhelming. Attend this program and get up to speed!

Save the date!
Commercial Law 2017 -
A Comprehensive Update on Recent Developments

Monday, November 13, 2017
Also available as a live webcast!
Rhode Island Law Center, Cranston