The Fall CLE Schedule is Open for Registration!

08/10/2018 - Whether you are behind on your credits from previous reporting years or want to get a jump start on this reporting year, you could earn up to 24 CLE credits between now and the end of October. You also have the opportunity to earn up to 6 CLE credits for FREE! So, why are you waiting? Below are just some of the programs offered between now and the end of October. For a complete listing of CLE programming, such as programs like Recent Developments in the Law 2018, visit the CLE Calendar.


Fantasy Supreme Court League: The 2018 Season
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 p.m., 2.0 credits
ONLY available as a live webcast!


Step right up to participate in the Fantasy Supreme Court League. In this unique presentation, Sean Carter humorously recaps the significant cases of the most recent term.

After receiving the facts of each case, you will compete with lawyers from across the country by attempting to remember (or guess) the outcome and "vote spread" of each case.


Public Records Requests
Friday, September 14, 2018  
12:45 – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
Also available as a live webcast!


Speaker: 
Leslie Rudloff, Esq.
Director of Legal Affairs, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Chair-Elect, American Bar Association’s TIPS Animal Law Committee

Given the recent changes to the public’s access to USDA records, it is essential for you to understand how to navigate the new system put into place using established legal tools. Join us for lunch and learn how you can query facilities using Rhode Island public records law and how to use the various methods of legal practice, such as the differences in using state vs. federal public records law, to obtain information, often on behalf of animals and people.


Get to Stepping! The Path to Lawyer Well-Being
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
1:00 – 2:00 p.m., 1.0 ethics credit
ONLY available as a live webcast!


In this unique webinar, attorney and wellness expert Catherine Watson will explain the what, when, where and how of wellness. Moreover, she will help you find your why -- the reason(s) that will drive you to not only learn more about food, fitness, and recreation but to retain the discipline to apply it. As a fellow attorney, Catherine will help you to overcome those challenges unique to lawyers, so that you not only start stepping, but you keep going on the path to lawyer well-being.


Reverse Mortgages
Thursday, October 11, 2018
12:45 – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
Also available as a live webcast!

Speakers:

Robert A. Ragosta, Esq.
Robert A. Ragosta, Ltd.

Brian L. Mahone
Washington Trust Mortgage Company LLC

This program will review the types of reverse mortgages available, the qualifications, pros and cons of these loans, and other pertinent information you need to know in order to advise your client with respect to reverse mortgages.


Meteorology and the Law
Thursday, October 25, 2018
12:45 – 1:45 p.m., 1.0 credit
Also available as a live webcast!


Speaker:  Steven R. Cascione

The weather not only affects our daily lives, but it also affects the outcomes of legal cases such as murders, slip-and-fall cases, insurance claims, eyewitness statements, and automobile accidents. Attend this program to understand how meteorology can affect your next case


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